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Address: Uchisar KasabasI | Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240, Turkey
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$240*
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2-Day Cappadocia Trip from Kayseri

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Needs better signposting

We walked from Goreme to Uchisar as the trailhead was fairly nearby our hotel. The path is pretty easy to follow and then it diverges - we took what we thought was the wider trail... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We walked from Goreme to Uchisar as the trailhead was fairly nearby our hotel. The path is pretty easy to follow and then it diverges - we took what we thought was the wider trail only to find that it led through some muddy tunnels and then the trail just petered off into the farms. So we turned back and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Communication before Facebook ! Pigeons were used to communicate between the cave peoples. Very interesting & spectacular views.

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Whether travelling alone or in a group this is a place to stop over and enjoy the great views across. All old inhabitants used to grow pigeons (and carved small wholes-nests over their homes for pigeons to settle in) so that they can make use of the pigeons' poo - the best fertilizer! Do not miss while in Cappadocia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We only viewed the whole valley from the top of one side of the valley and did not have a chance to do any hiking. But just by doing that, it kept us more than 30 minutes over there. You will see different type of landmarks than those you found at fairy chimney and open air museum. I am glad... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Our hotel was just behind the Pigeon Valley. It is beautiful worth taking a walk but make sure it is not raining as it is sleepery in some parts.

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Goreme, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Had to be rescued by a farmer and sent in the right direction as maps of walks are very confusing. The valley and views were lovely..great photos.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I know there are many aazing places in Cappadocia, but Pigeon Valley is really not to miss. Perfect for small hiking - you can follow the Valley to get from Goreme to Uchisar.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful start to walk. We actually saw the pigeons. However we got lost. Fortunately a local farmer guided us to the correct track.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is one of the easiest valleys to access - its start is only a 10 min walk from the center of town. For the most part this can be a gentle walk along a dirt road along the valley floor with a few side excursions. Optionally, the trail markers divert from the road after a KM or so and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This bigggg stone full of Windows or entrances Like a holes, it's so nice. I visited at sunsent and sunlight works for Good for me to get one of my favorite photo ever.

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