Golden Hiking Tour

Golden Tour takes you for a walk in the most famous valleys of Cappadocia where you can admire their stunning beauty and incredible rock-formations.



• Pigeon valley (hiking)
• Panoramic view from Uçhisar
• White and Honey (Love) valleys (hiking)
• Lunch in Çavuşin
• Meskendir valley (hiking)
• Red and Rose valleys (hiking)

• Return back to the Hotel

Tour itinerary

The tour starts at 9.30 from our office after a cup of morning coffee or tea and finishes at about 5 pm. In summer, when it is hot, the tour is in two parts, from 9.30 to about 1 pm and from 4.30 pm to about 7.30 pm. We pick you up from your hotel in Göreme at 9.15-9.20 or 9:00 from Ürgüp or Uçhisar.

You begin the tour by hiking in the Pigeon valley which got its name because of the thousands of pigeon houses carved into the rock. It takes you from Göreme to Uçhisar, where you can see a good panoramic view of Pigeon valley and Uçhisar.

Next you hike in White and Honey (Love) valleys where you can admire the picturesque orchards and vineyards with their uniquely shaped fairy-chimneys. At the end of the hike you will be picked up and taken for lunch.

After lunch you continue hiking down through Meskendir valley to Red and Rose valleys where you can see different natural rock formations, as well as man-made ones, in the form of rock-cut churches with their magnificent murals. You also visit two churches, the Kolonlu Kilise and Haclı Kilise.

The tour finishes with a cup of tea, apple tea or coffee in our office and after that we take you back to your hotel.

The total distance covered is about 16 km of relatively easy hiking. As it involves a lot of going up and down the hills, wearing comfortable walking shoes with a good grip is essential. On request we can supply you with trekking poles.

Additional comments

• This tour is guaranteed from April to October.
• This tour has a maximum of 8 people per group.
• This tour requires the minimum of 2 people.
• Wearing comfortable walking shoes with good grip is essential.
• Upon request you can choose only to walk in Red & Rose Valleys (to see the sunset as an option) for 15€ per person.

Services included in the price

• Pickup from and dropoff to your hotel in Göreme, Ürgüp or Uçhisar
• Transport
• Professional, experienced local guide
• Lunch

Services not included in the price

• Beverages at lunch
• Non-mandatory but customary tips
• Personal travel insurance

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Goreme El Sanatlari Carsisi No: 24 50180 - Goreme - Cappadocia - TURKEY