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“Good hiking experience”
Review of Gulludere Vadisi

Gulludere Vadisi
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Wonders of Cappadocia: Kaymakli Underground City and Red Valley Hiking Tour
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Hong Kong, China
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“Good hiking experience”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Caravanserai cave hotel arranged a hiking guide for us, it is very exciting experience, should try. But ensure you have enough training.

Visited July 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“The best singletrack by far”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We rented mountain bikes for an afternoon and took teh singletracks that lead to the red/rose valey. Lovely mountainbike area, beautiful singlerack with very nice backdrops. Will have to go back to Goreme for more of this.

Visited July 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

We walked around the rose valley with no one around it was an amazing experience. The landscape is mindblowing and the cave rooms and fairy chimney's intriguing. The area is beautiful. One of the highlights of my trip to Turkey. If walking doesn't suit there are many other options for going around the valley including horseback and ATV

Visited July 2013
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Santa Cruz, California
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“One of the most memorable days in Cappadocia”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

My dad and I parked up where the ATVs, 4WD vehicles look over the valley, and we began our independent hike - without a guide, tour, etc. We didn't really have a plan, but just figured we'd go in the direction of the Red Valley. Things I learned from hiking around Cappadocia:

- wear convertible pants, to roll up when it's hot, and to roll down to prevent bramble scratches
- obviously, bring water and sunscreen
- there are about 100 different trails all leading to a single place, and chances are that the small trail leading of the main one will eventually loop back around

We didn't use a map, just kept track of our turns and were mindful of the sun's location. I know people say it's quite easy to get lost, but I would recommend taking a small detour off the main trail every once in a while. Sometimes you find beautiful panoramas, churches, wildlife, etc. As previously mentioned, the small trails usually wind back up at the main trail anyways.

A highlight of the hike was when we climbing through the narrow slots, when the sun was setting and the rocks turned to red, orange, and pink. The later in the day, the more rich and beautiful the colors of the rocks become. I would definitely recommend being adventurous and trying to hiking the winding trails through the tall, narrow canyons.

Also a plus - the further into the valley we got, the less tourists we saw!

Visited July 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Great solo walks”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Nice walk, can do on own. Do not need a guide. Can pick fruits along the way. Is about 4 km so will take roughly 2 hours.

Visited July 2013
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