Long Fairy Chimneys Tour

7 days 6 nights
Turkey
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Premium
Weight limit
97 kg / 214 lb

Cappadocia is indeed a remarkable region of Turkey known for its unique rock formations, enchanting "fairy chimneys", hot air balloon rides, and equestrian culture. Its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985 highlights the area's significance in terms of its natural and cultural heritage.

One of the most unforgettable ways to explore Cappadocia is through horseback trail rides. This activity offers a distinct and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the landscape and history of the region. It's important to note that this joyful experience is best suited for advanced and experienced horse riders. Some of the routes may require galloping, and there might be instances where you need to dismount and remount independently.

The choice of riding with well-mannered and lively Arabian and Anatolian-Arabian horses enhances the experience. These breeds are known for their stamina and agility, making them ideal companions for exploring the diverse terrain of Cappadocia. 

US$ 2 349
per tourist for 7 days
Departing from
Nevşehir, Gülşehir, Kapadokya Havalimanı
Tour starts
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Number of individuals
up to 10 tourists over 18 years old
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Photo Ercihan D.
Ercihan D. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
Our family business was found in 1988 by Ercihan and its managed by himself and his wife Tülin. We care about our Horses well being and we consider them part of our family. If you care about the well being of horses, you are at the right place. Becoming one of the leading names about horseback riding in Turkey, Ercihan owes his success not only to his experience and passion about horses and riding but also his values; he never sees horses as just animals, but rather as companions for life. Over the last ten years, Ercihan has successfully trained horses that have become national champions in Endurance competitions. The Hippotherapy Project continues along with Nevşehir University. The family also continues to maintain several associated social responsibility projects. Ercihan has also organized horse riding expeditions all over the world in different terrains and conditions. As a believer of continuous learning and development, he loves to share his knowledge and experience with people. His unique approach gives even very experienced riders a new way of looking at the nature of the horse.

Tour highlights

Visit the World Heritage Site
This is Cappadocia, which was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985!
Enjoy the Göreme Open Air Museum
A complex of churches that were carved into volcanic rock during the Middle Ages
Authentic Local Food in a Great Company
Spend time with like-minded people and enjoy together local specialities and home made food

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

You will arrive at either Kayseri Erkilet Airport or Nevşehir Airport Cappadocia depending on your flight. Then you will be picked by a shuttle from the airport and transferred to our (horse themed) The Saddle Cave Hotel, located in the historic town of Mustafapaşa.

You can either take a stroll around the town or relax in your room until dinner. Depending on your arrival time, we will have our first night dinner together with your tour guide.

Day 2
Ride from Mustafapaşa to Golgoli
Day 3
Ride from Mustafapasa to Golgoli Mountain
Day 4
Ride from Mustafapasa to Göreme
Day 5
Ride from Göreme to Avanos
Day 6
Ride from Avanos to Mustafapaşa
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

Suitable for intermediate and experienced riders.
Riders must be fit, able to trot, canter and gallop and have experience with trail riding. 


 
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Accommodation

Comfort
Premium
Hotel
6 nights

We guarantee an enjoyable stay at our very own charming Hotel in Mustafapaşa. Full-board accommodation with local specialities also cover non-alcoholic drinks served during meals. 

6 nights
Saddle Cave Hotel

Single suplement for hotel room 40 euro to 80 euro Prices vary according to room availability. (Daily)
Extra nights will be priced as 90 euro to 130 euro depending on the room type.

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Nevşehir, Gülşehir, Kapadokya Havalimanı
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Tour conditions

Included

  • accommodation in boutique hotels
  • breakfast, lunch and dinner included;
  • non-alcohol drinks are only included during breakfast, lunch and dinner;
  • airport shuttle;
  • excursions include: Göreme Open Air Museum & Dervish Show – Sufi Whirling;
  • private group tour guide;
  • reliable and modern equipment (helmets are provided upon request).

 


 

 


 

Extras

  • if the rider is over our weight limit 215lb/97,5kg, we use a second horse and that will charge extra (870euro);
  • extra nights will be priced as 90 euro to 130 euro depending on the room type;
  • single suplement for hotel room 40 euro to 80 euro Prices vary according to room availability (daily);
  • private transfer, please ask for information.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

7 days
6 nights

It's important to know

Cancellation of booking

If YOU cancel your booking for any reason:

(a) you must provide us with written notification of the cancellation; and
(b) all monies paid to us will be forfeited to us and shall not be refunded.

We reserve the right to change or cancel your booking when it is necessary to do so, for example, in the event of a force majeure, or in the event that a third-party supplier changes/cancels your booking.

If WE change or cancel your booking, we agree to:

(a) give you reasonable notice of the change(s) and / or cancellation(s) where it is possible to do so; and
(b) at our discretion, provide you with either:
(i) a credit voucher to be used with any of our third-party suppliers/outfitters; or
(ii) an offer to transfer your booking to a comparable alternative with the same third-party supplier/outfitter or an alternative third-party supplier/outfitter, where one is available.

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 2 349
    6 – 12 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    20 – 26 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 2 349
    3 – 9 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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    24 – 30 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 2 349
    7 – 13 Sep 7 days 6 nights
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