Cappadocia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and region in the heart of Turkey that offers exciting outdoor activities like hot air ballooning, exploring underground cities and hiking.

Cappadocia travel guide

Cappadocia is one of the most popular places for hot air balloon flights globally. And it’s because around 150 balloons fly above Goreme at once almost every morning (260 days per year).

But there is a lot more to do than just going up in a balloon!

1. Balloon flight

There are a lot of underground cities in Cappadocia, some claim around 30, but there are possibly hundreds according to some sources.

2. Explore Derinkuyu Underground City

3. Zelve Open Air Museum

4. Goreme Open Air Museum

5. Ortahisar Castle

6. Uchisar Castle

7. Cavusin Castle

8. Fairy Chimneys

9. Red Valley & viewpoint

10. Love Valley

11. Sword Valley

12. Pasabag Valley (Valley of Monks)

13. Pigeon Valley

14. ATV Tour

15. Horseback Riding

16. Hiking

17. Watch sunrise and sunset

18. Lake Tuz

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