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Cemal Ranch

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Ortahisar 50650, Turkey
+90 532 291 02 11
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Great 2 hour ride

My sister and I are big time horse people, and when we were in Turkey last week, we planned to do a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlington, Virginia
Stunning sunset Tour

On November 6th myself and my fiancée had a 2 hour sunset Horse tour with cemal. We were collected... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Cemal Ranch is located in the heart of Cappadocia just minutes from Ortahisar village. Our location will make your riding experience unique as we take you far from the crowds into secluded valleys,traditional villages and through the 'fairy chimney' rock formations that make Cappadocia famous. RIDING TOURS Horse Tour - 30 Min This gentle ride takes you through the peaceful trails of beautiful Ortahisar Valley.Complimentary drinks at the Ranch. Horse Tour - 1 hr Ride traditional trails through the spectacular 'fairy chimney's' valley of Ortahisar and explore the ancient Hallacdere Byzantine monastery.Complimentary lunch and drinks at the Ranch. Horse Tour - 2 hrs This ride takes you through local apricot orchards and traditional vineyards to explore the rock formations of secluded Pancarlik and Kepez Valley's.Also view the magnificent panorama of Uchisar rock castle.Complimentary lunch, drinks and transport is included. Horse Tour - 4 hrs ( Half Day)This ride explores some of Cappadocia's most unique and lesser seen landscapes.We ride through local vineyards to Pancarlik and Kepez Valleys and on to the beautiful secluded Üzengi Valley,famous for it's amazing rock carved pigeon homes, natural mineral spring and meandering streams.you will also enjoy the stunning panaromas at Ortahisar castle on our return. Complimentary lunch, drinks and transport is included. We also offer Full Day & Multi-day Rides and Riding Lessons by appointment. Cemal Ranch is family owned and operated so regardless of your riding experience our local expertise will make your visit memorable in every way!With rustic open air pavilions, sweeping views and barely a road in sight. Cemal Ranch is like 'discovering a little known secret,and is the perfect setting to relax before or after your horse tour.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ortahisar 50650, Turkey
+90 532 291 02 11

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I are big time horse people, and when we were in Turkey last week, we planned to do a 2 hour ride. After reading tripadvisor reviews and pricing out different options, we went with Cemal Ranch. It did not disappoint -- we...More

Thank LaceyC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On November 6th myself and my fiancée had a 2 hour sunset Horse tour with cemal. We were collected from our hotel and dropped off after our horse ride complimentary of the cemal ranch. I was nervous to ride the horse as it was my...More

Thank melizkirik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cemal Ranch is a fantastic place set in breathtakingly beautiful Ortahisar. The ranch itself is straight out a country western, with incredible 360 views of the valleys and the Anatolian sunset. Cemal is a really laid-back, cool guy and the local boys are great with...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed October 17, 2017

My husband and I took the two hour horse ride around Cappadocia as our hot air balloon was sadly cancelled. This was a lovely experience with the most beautiful scenery. It was both our first time riding and the guide was calm, patient and made...More

Thank Aamina H
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Cemal's ranch(es) are really beautiful places to join a horse riding tour in Cappadocia. Either you can ride in the valley or do the sunset tour and see the sun setting above the red valley. Cemal and his father, who are doing the tours are...More

Thank Lucie D
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Cemal ranch and were treated like family The horses are beautiful and are worthy of a trip in their own right! My girlfriend is a great rider and I am not quite as good but Cemal ranch catered to us...More

Thank olliete1
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We took the sunset ride with Cemal and it was a great way to experience Cappodoccia. Cemal was wonderful, making sure that a nervous, inexperienced rider (me!) felt comfortable and was great at making sure the rest of the family felt they had an engaging...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Cemal(in Turkish) and Jamal(in English), Is the best person to take you for a horse ride towards the sunset set point in Cappadocia. It is his business but in reality, he is a true horse lover and knows how to entertain his guests. We were...More

Thank MalikFhd
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We had such a wonderful time doing the 2 hour tour with Cemal as our guide. This horseback tour is one of my favorite memories from Turkey.The horses are extremely well behaved and taken care of. And of course the views during our trail ride...More

Thank Dadamnd
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We were two riders and other one was beginner. We had really suitable horses and the trip was breath taking. We had 4 hours sunset ride and we stopped two times. Cemal himself was taking us and after all service was very good and we...More

1  Thank juuliahah
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September 21, 2016|
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Response from rlockwood | Property representative |
Hi Many thanks for your email and we would be very happy to have you ride at Cemal Ranch. Our tours are 2 hrs 150 tl which includes a beautiful ride through the valleys, a light meal and transport to and from your hotel in... More
May 9, 2016|
Response from Anne V | Reviewed this property |
Yes cemals ranch is open!
July 15, 2015|
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Response from rlockwood | Property representative |
Hi yes - about 100- 120 kg depending on the size of the horse :)