Daily Salt Lake Tour from Cappadocia
Tour begins with pick up from your Cappadocia Hotel by our professional Tour guide, driver and Private Vehicle at 09.00.
As you travel to the main attraction of Tuz Golu ( Salt Lake) this tour stops off at other fascinating attractions.
First, there is Acigol Underground City and like many of the Underground Cities found in Turkey, dates back to the Hittite period. They were carved to protect against attacks and raids from the Roman Empire.
Next, the tour follows part of the Silk Road, an ancient route used by traders connecting countries from the East to the West and stops at Agzikarahan Caravanserai. This is a Roadside Inn which dates back to the 13th Century.
After lunch, the tour travels the last leg of the journey to Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) where tourists get to spend an unforgettable time. This saline lake is the second largest lake in Turkey, however, there is not a significant amount of water due to the shallowness of it.
Finally, after the return journey, tourists are dropped back to their hotels in Cappadocia.
- Salt Lake (Tuz Gölü)
- Ağzıkarahan Caravansarai
- Acıgöl Underground City
- Scheduling: Shared Tour
- Languages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, French, Italian, Portuguese
- Duration: 8 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- A minimum of 2 adults is required to book this tour
- Pick-up servicePick up available from all Cappadocia hotels.
- Easy CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- English Guide
- Private car and driver
- Hotel pick up and drop
- All entrance fees
- Drinks at lunch
09:00 Pick up from your Cappadocia hotel and Our first stop are Acigol Underground City which is 22 km (13 miles) far to Nevsehir centrum.
This city located in Acıgöl district has many similarities with Özlüce and Mazı underground cities. The underground city has spread to a very large area, but a small part could be cleaned. Underground cities are dated back to the Hittite period they mainly carved to protect themselves from the attacks in an emergency.
They all have been used by the Christians in early Christianity period from the slaughtered of the Roman Empire.
After visiting the underground city we will drive to Ağzıkarahan Caravanserai. As your travel will actually follow the ancient Silk Road, nothing is more suitable than a refreshing stop at an authentic travellers’ inn, the Ağzıkarahan Caravanserai, which was built in the 13th century by the Selçuk Empire.
14:00 Then we will drive to Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) is a saline lake occupying a huge area in the arid central plateau of Turkey. You will see the crystal white salt. You can spend an unforgettable time in the salt lake.
After Salt lake drive to the hotel.
17:00 Back to the hotel
- We recommend customers wear appropriate footwear for this tour.
- In the winter months, please bring warm clothing as it can get cold in the mornings.
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