Discover the Hidden Gems of Cappadocia on a Private Tour

Why Visiting Cappadocia?

Located in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its natural beauty and cultural significance. The region was once home to the Hittites and Phrygians, two ancient civilizations, and is famous for its unique rock formations, created millions of years ago when volcanoes erupted and covered the area with tuff.

The landscape of Cappadocia is characterized by rocky peaks, valleys, and canyons with colors ranging from warm reds and golds to cool greens and grays. It is dotted with small villages and towns, many of which are built into the rock or made of tuff. The region’s landscape is constantly changing, with the wind and rain shaping the rock formations over time.

The Romans were present in Cappadocia, from the 1st century BCE. During this time, they established a number of cities and infrastructure in the region, including roads and aqueducts. Despite frequent invasions and political unrest, the Romans maintained a strong presence in Cappadocia for several centuries and left a lasting impact on the region.

During the Byzantine Empire, people carved churches and monasteries out of the rock in Cappadocia. These churches are decorated with frescoes in shades of ochre that match the surrounding landscape. Even today, people in Cappadocia still live in homes built into the rock or made of tuff, blending in with the natural surroundings. Cappadocia is a popular tourist destination because of its beautiful landscapes and historical significance.

Experience the Best of Cappadocia with Us

On our Cappadocia Private Tours, visitors can enjoy not only the stunning natural landscapes of Goreme, but also learn about the rich history and art of the region. In addition, during the tour, guests can visit several fascinating cave churches and chapels. Furthermore, there are numerous other such sites to explore in Goreme, providing a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the area.

Our Cappadocia Private Tours showcase the region’s breathtaking natural beauty and rich history. During your stay, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning valleys, underground cities (dating back over 4,000 years), cave villages and monasteries, as well as charming villages. Our tours provide an in-depth look at the cultural and historical significance of Cappadocia and its contribution to civilization.

Customized Itineraries Best for Cappadocia

In addition to private tours in Cappadocia, we offer a range of fun daily activities tailored to your interests. Options include hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, jeep safaris, ATV tours, and hiking through the region’s picturesque valleys. We can also arrange traditional Turkish cooking classes with local villagers, marbling art courses, romantic picnics in scenic valleys, and tours of local wineries with wine tastings. Let us know what interests you and we will create the perfect itinerary for you.

Our Private Guided Cappadocia Tours Include:

  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Private Transfer Services in an air conditioned Mercedes brand minivan
  • Experienced driver
  • Complimentary map of Turkey and Istanbul
  • Bottled drinking water
  • 18% VAT and other taxes

Eskinazi Google Review

The quality of the service of Eskinazi Tourism Ltd. and his guide Umit Yildirim reached the highest standards. This includes punctuality, security during the tours, professionalism of the driver, high knowledge of the guide, the permanent disposition to adjust to changes during the tour and language management. For all these reasons we highly recommend Eskinazi Tourism Ltd. as the best option for visiting Turkey.

Thank you for making our stay in Istanbul enjoyable!

Raul & Monica Mercer – March 2021

More Reviews

Goreme Open Air Museum

Goreme is 12 km from Nevsehir, covering a beautiful valley. With its ancient name Korama, it has been a religious center for centuries. It used to be a vital Bishopry. This area was a place for reflection and worship and a monastery center.

Goreme, known in Roman times as Cappadocia, is one of those rare regions in the world where the works of man blend unobtrusively into the landscape. Dwellings are known to have been hewn from the rock as far back as 4,000 BC. Goreme is one of the main sites of our Cappadocia Private Tours.

Derinkuyu Underground City

Derinkuyu – Covering 4 km2, this is the largest underground city of 36 underground cities in the Cappadocia and has eight floors. The history of this fantastic city reaches the Hittites and even before their era.

With its well-hidden entrances, the purpose of the city was to provide shelter, medical care, food, worship, etc. to thousands of people. Derinkuyu had its most compact inhabitance during the Byzantine era having stables, offices, cellars, sleeping and resting units, chapels, schools, etc. Derinkuyu had the earliest known mental hospital.

Kaymakli Underground City

Kaymakli is one of the most visited underground cities in Cappadocia. Its history goes back to 3000 BC.

During the Hittite era, it was a tiny underground shelter while it became a sizeable underground city by the additions during the Roman and Byzantine era.

Kaymakli has rooms and halls connected by narrow passages, cellars, cisterns, churches. The four floors are open to visitors. The visit to the underground cities allows visitors to experience this unique ancient way of life.

Uchisar Castle

Uchisar is a favorite stop in Cappadocia with its rock-carved houses, castle, boutique hotels, and restaurants. Uchisar, 5 km from the center of Nevşehir, is located around the hill where the most beautiful panoramic view of Cappadocia. It is built on the Persian King’s Road and the Seljuk Silk Road, is the most strategic point of the region.

Uchisar Castle, located at the highest settlement of Cappadocia, is considered the most beautiful panoramic viewpoint of the region. Stairs, tunnels, and corridors connect the rooms in the castle. Uchisar is one of the most visited sites of our Cappadocia Private Tours.

Ihlara Valley

Ihlara Valley, or its ancient name “Peristremma,” amazes its visitors not only with its natural beauty but also with its history and cave churches.

Ihlara Valley has historical importance, and it used to be an important center during the first years of Christianity. Important church fathers Saint Gregory of Nazianzus and Saint Basileus were grown in this area.

Ihlara Valley is an essential route for hiking and experiencing the history together is part of our itinerary of Cappadocia Private Tours.

Let's Work On Your Itinerary

If you are interested in our private tours in Cappadocia with an experienced, knowledgeable private tour guide, please contact us! Our private tours are the best option to enjoy the wonderful and complex areas and sites of Cappadocia.

Let us make your time in Cappadocia a memorable one!

Contact Us