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Istiklal Cad. No:7
50400 Urgup/Nevsehir
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MOUNTAIN BIKING IN CAPPADOCIA (8 DAYS)
Starting from Kayseri or Nevsehir Airports and
Ending at Kayseri or Nevsehir Airports


Pedaling on this almost Martian landscape, visiting the highlights like Goreme Open Air Museum, Zelve, Ihlara Valley, Derinkuyu underground city... cycling around the small Anatolian villages sounds like a dream and this tour can make this dream come true...

ITINERARY

DAY 1: We meet the group at Kayseri/Nevsehir Airports and transfer them to their hotel. Dinner and overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.

DAY 2: Off time in the morning after breakfast to prepare the bikes and a short meeting about the program. Today we ride to Ortahisar via Uzengi Stream. After a short village tour and having lunch, we ride back to Urgup via vineyards and on arrival to Urgup; we bike to Urgup fortress to have the panoramic view of the town. Dinner and overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.
This is a 30 km ride with 90% off road.

DAY 3: We cycle through Damsa stream to Sarihan Caravanserai and then through Red River to Avanos. After a lunch break in Avanos we head Cavusin and then Love Valley. After biking up the pleasant hill from Love Valley, we bike back to Urgup. Dinner and overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.
This is a 70 km ride with 90% off road.

DAY 4: After the breakfast, we cycle to Ortahisar village first and then Mazikoy. We have picnic (lunch boxes) at Mazikoy. We bike through the potato fields until Devretbasi village and then through a very nice valley to Baskoy. Finally we reach Soganli, which is one of the earliest settlements of Cappadocia. From here we are transferred back to our hotel in Urgup. Dinner and overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.
This is a 55 km ride with 70% off road.

DAY 5: After breakfast, we are transferred to Soganli, from where we start riding to Derinkuyu via Orhanli village. After visiting the underground city of Derinkuyu and having lunch at a local restaurant, we keep cycling to Komurcu village via Kiledere and Yazihoyuk villages. Today's ride finishes in Komurcu, where we rendezvous with our vehicle, and transfer to Guzelyurt. Dinner and overnight at a boutique hotel in Guzelyurt.
This is a 60 km ride with 85% off road.

DAY 6: In the morning we are transferred to Komurcu village and start biking to Baglama from the main road, and then we take the nice smooth off road to Haciabdullah. From Haciabdullah, we cycle up to Cinarli village which is at the top of a small mountain. It is a 9 km uphill. After this village, we cycle down to Azatli and then Ciftlik. We have lunch at a local restaurant in Ciftlik. After lunch, we cycle to Guzelyurt via Cardak and Sivrihisar. Dinner and overnight at a boutique hotel in Guzelyurt.
This is a 65 km ride with 80% off road.

DAY 7: We cycle to Selime via Alanyurt. Selime is the village where we go in to Ihlara canyon. We cycle to Belisirma (a smart village in the middle of the valley) and have lunch there. After lunch we hike or bike in the second part of the canyon up to Ihlara village. For those who want to walk, we can take their bikes on the supporting vehicle. After Ihlara we have a 35 km ride to Kitreli. This ride is going over Kucuk Hasan Mountain from a passage. We do a long uphill ride about 20-22 km and then a serious downhill. The beginning of the uphill is soft but when we get close to the mountain it is more challenging. We are picked up with two vehicles (one for the bikes and one for us) in Kitreli village and transferred to Urgup. Dinner and overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.
This is a 65 km ride with 95% off road.

DAY 8: On our last day, we ride towards the most popular sites of Cappadocia. We first ride through Pancarlik to Ortahisar and then to the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, to visit its rock-cut churches. Riding through Rose Valley leads us to Cavusin. After riding through the streets of Cavusin we cycle to Pasabag and then Zelve. After having lunch in Zelve, we visit its open air museum and head on to Devrent Valley and then Urgup. On arrival back to our hotel, the group packs their bikes and we transfer them back to Kayseri/Nevsehir Airports for the evening flight to Istanbul.
This is a 40 km ride with 70% off road.

2 Pax
3 Pax
4-5 Pax
6-8 Pax
9-12 Pax
13-16 Pax
2905 USD
2225 USD
1930 USD
1605 USD
1390 USD
1255 USD

* The prices above are per person.
* Single supplement - USD 490.


  • Professional licensed MTB guide
  • A/C minivan with driver on tours & transfers
  • 7 nights BB accommodation
  • Admission fees to the museums and sights
  • All the transfers of luggage and equipment
  • A la carte lunches and dinners
  • Supporting vehicle and drinks and food on the vehicle
  • Taxes



  • Flight tickets
  • Visa fee on arrival to Turkey
  • Bike rent
  • Drinks during the lunches and dinners (except water)
  • Not mandatory but customary tips


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