Cappadocia, City of Fairy Chimneys.
When you travel a lot, sometimes you find places that look like something out of a fairy tale or even another planet altogether. Of course Cappadocia, in Turkey, is one of those few places. Cappadocia is like truly waking up in a Disney movie. Thus, it’s magical and a must-be in your ever-growing travel bucket list. Namely, some of the fun activities you and your loved one could indulge in this tourist location include:
ATV TOUR ADVENTURES
Cappadocia truly has your thirst for adventures covered. Also with the spectacular topography of Cappadocia, quad biking through the valleys is a must-do! However, hiking through the valleys and exploring centuries-old caves, climbing rocks, horse riding through the canyon are other enjoyable activities.
VISIT THE UCHISAR CASTLE
Indeed, this castle is a century-old former watchtower, and it is also the highest point of the region, with about 1350m above sea level. Thus, when you hike to the pinnacle, the 360 degrees view will blow your mind. Fun places in the towns of Cappadocia, Turkey
VISIT GALERIE IKMAN
The Galerie Ikman is a carpet store though not just any regular carpet store. Moreover, Galerie Ikman is an Instagram shooting location and a YouTuber’s paradise. Furthermore, they are hundreds of beautiful, colourful carpets on the wall, on the ground, everywhere the eyes can see. Galerie Ikman is by far the most photogenic store ever!
HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE
The Hot air balloon ride is indeed the most popular fun activity in Cappadocia. Also, the hot air balloon ride is like soaring away in the sky. Literally, not only is the view incredible, but it’s also dreamy, magical, and the experience itself is utmost satisfying, more like standing in the clouds. On the other hand, suppose you don’t want to soar away in the hot air balloons, no problem. Indeed, you can watch the balloons take off and float away. Furthermore, the hot air balloon experience is like watching hundreds of colourful lanterns float in the sky if you have seen the Disney movie Rapunzel. See the amazing places at China Forbidden City.
YUM! THE TESTY KEBAB
Lastly, another fun experience is the testy Kebab. It’s essentially a hotpot filled with chicken, lamb or beef with lots of veggies. The Kebab is put inside a clay pot and seal off before cooking. Then, when the meal arrives, the clay pot is knocked open with a hammer. It sounds barbaric, but the testy endgame is worth it!
BOOK A STAY IN A CAVE DORM/HOTEL
Consequently, it costs about $107 per night, depending on the room and time of the year. If you have ever imagined what living in a cave is like, Cappadocia is of course the place to be! However, the caves have been in existence since 1200 BC! Furthermore, the hotel cave looks and feels combined with modern amenities to make life more comfortable. Indeed, it is certain to give you an idea of what it is like to live in a cave. Find out the things you didn’t know about Thailand.
Full list of things to bring to Cappadocia, namely;
- Keen trekking sandals and Hiking boots.
- Water bottle with filter.
- A small bottle of bug spray.
- Lotion, Cappadocia is more like a dessert.
- A small bottle of hand sanitiser spray.
- Small travel toothpaste.
- Floss a small towel.
- Roll of toilet paper.
- Makeup (with sunscreen).
- Tube of mascara.
- Plastic hair comb.
- Razor Chapstick.
- Water purification tabs.
- Outlet adapter.
- External power bank Phone charger and phone.
- Maps and compass.
- 2 copies of all travel docs (passport, DL, credit cards, travellers insurance policy).
- Pack of gum.
- Dried fruits, nuts, seeds, soynuts, rice packets and other aeroplane snacks.
- Instant coffee packets.
- Life Straw.
- Baby wipes.
- Currency (~1300 TL and ~200 USD in case you needed to exchange more).
- A-line dresses.
- A-line dresses with sleeves.
- Maxi Skirts.
- Hiking Clothes.
- T-Shirts & Jeans.
- A scarf/shawl.