Trekking in Cappadocia

Discover Cappadocia and awesome trekking routes

Awesome Hiking in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is one of the best hiking areas in the world as it has a dramatic geography, stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage distilled over the ages through many diverse cultures living side by side.

Walking around Cappadocia

Walking tours are the ideal option for being together with nature, roaming around freely and enjoying the environment.

Cappadocia is Turkey's stunning nature and culture landscape. Caves carved into soft rock have been home to many civilizations, from early Christians to Ottomans, since ancient times.

Hiking around Cappadocia region of Turkey is a unique experience offering some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Fantastic rock formations and age old valleys full of old settlements present numerous walking opportunities to visitors. The fairy chimneys change their colours according to the time of day, the villages captivate visitors with a majestic panorama, the footpaths disappear into the horizon, the blossoms on the trees, the natural life, and the historic settlements all make Cappadocia an attractive destination for hiking and trekking lovers.

Come and hike in Cappadocia, collect unforgettable memories.

10 Short But Sweet Cappadocia Hikes

Cappadocia is the perfect place to go hiking and exploring. Here is the list of short but lovely Cappadocia trekking routes;

  • Guvercinlik (Pigeon) Valley and Esentepe Hill.
  • Goreme Open Air Museum.
  • The interesting spot of Cappadocia, Cavusin Village.
  • Ask (Love) Valley and Kizil (Red) Valley.
  • The underground cities of Kaymakli and Derinkuyu.
  • Gulludere (Rose) Valley and Devrent Valley.
  • Zemi Valley and Kiliclar (Sword) Valley.
  • Soganli Valley.
  • Zelve Valley.
  • The jewel of Cappadocia, Ihlara Valley.

Highlights of the Trails

  • Walking amongst the fairytale rocks of Cappadocia.
  • Enjoying the splendid natural scenery of the region.
  • Visiting Goreme Open Air Museum which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visiting Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities which are the most attractive parts of Cappadocia.
  • Exploring the historic and cultural secrets of the region.
Awesome Hiking in Cappadocia
Natural Scenery, Cappadocia