Çorum Private Tours of the Charming Chickpea Capital of Turkey
Come to Çorum on private tour and see the charming chickpea Capital of Turkey With Hittite Origins. Çorum town is situated between the Black Sea, and Central Anatolia is said to be one of the earliest civilisations in Turkey that left their mark on the bigger city of Anatolia. Private guided tours of Çorum Museum will show you settlement areas from the early Hittite era (Alaca Town, Bogazkale, Alacahoyuk and Yazilikaya).
Well renowned for their production of delicious chickpeas and noted as the chickpea capital of Turkey Çorum is a unique place. This is a provincial town, but if you want to see village/town life, this is a perfect example. Çorum guided private tours to visit Hittite, and pre-Hittite ruins is a must to here and the main reason most tourists come to this region.
Guided Custom Tours of Çorum Hittite Era Settlement Sites
By the time many tourists reach Çorum, they many have had enough of small-town museums as there are a lot in this region of Turkey, but if you're interested in pre-Hittite and Hittite past stop and visit the Çorum Museum private tour. The centerpiece of the exhibition is the magnificent reconstruction of Alacahöyük's royal tomb.
The exhibit has every detail of the original monument down to the bull skulls and a crumpled skeleton clad in a crown. Other item's on exhibition at the museum are the Sword of Hittite King Tudhaliya and a Ceremonial Jug.
Top Sights to See in the Corum Region
Travel Tips for Corum
You can travel to the Çorum region in Turkey private tours at any time of the year due to the great annual climate, however, travelling out of season is still an excellent opportunity to visit the many historical sites but be aware it can rain on and off during the winter here so be prepared. It can be chilly and a little wet from January to the start of April, but it is tolerable.
Turkey is the ideal holiday to suit any budget, flights can be reasonable out of season but during high season cost will increase. The currency is Turkish Lira, but they accept all currencies in the country. You are best changing money in Turkey as you get a better rate than you would do back home. The bars and restaurants great, they cater for all pallets and are extremely reasonable.
Turkey is a very diverse country, and the Çorum locals are most welcoming and very helpful, you will fall in love with the magic in this country, and will keep coming back for more. Private guided tours of the main museum in this region is a must. If you like to shop and get a bargain, then this is the place for you; haggling is part of the culture so have fun but take a % off their asking price always.
The weather is super for most of the year in this region of Turkey however the winters are wet and quite cold. From May to November the weather is fantastic, but from July until September it is scorching with temperatures rising to 45 degrees. Sightseeig tours in Çorum are unique as there is only one main attraction in the city so book your guide well in advance.