Cappadocia Highlights


Day 1: Arrive at Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport, transfer to your comfortable Saddle Cave Hotel in the historic town of Urgup, where you will stay for the whole week. Take a stroll around town or relax in the beautiful garden. Meet your host to talk about the riding program.

Day 2: Transfer to the horses after breakfast. Today we ride to Özkonak where you will visit one of Cappadocia ́s famous underground cities. When excavated, the city revealed ten floors that could have housed 60,000 people for three months at a time, the first four floors are open for visitors.
After lunch we return over Ziyaretdagi Mountain to the ranch. If you wish, there is time to visit the ceramic and carpet stores in Avanos and the surrounding area.

Day 3: Today we will ride to Sarihidir, a tiny fishing village on the Red River. After a short break we can enjoy a long canter along the river, before we pass a beautifully restored 13th century caravanserai where you will also see the whirling dervish performance. After lunch we will ride through the fairy chimneys of Zelve before returning to the ranch.

Day 4: We ride to the magnificent Pasabagi Valley and on to Devrent Valley where you will see wonderful examples of fairy chimneys and interesting geological rock formations. We ride to Ortahisar where the horses will stay overnight near the hotel.

Day 5: We start from the hotel in Ortahisar and ride to Mustafapasa, which is a Greek vilage, famous for the elaborate carvings on the houses. We stop for tea and then ride on through the Pancsarlik valleys to a trout farm where you have lunch. After a leisurely lunch return to Ortahisar through the beautiful Balkan Valley.

Day 6: On our way back to the ranch, we pass the stunning fairy chimneys near Göreme before we enjoy a long canter in the plains. Later visit to the Göreme Open Air museum.

Day 7: Transfer to Airport.


Stay in a comfortable Saddle Cave Hotel in Urgup. Full board with local specialities and available non-alcoholic drinks, lunch sometimes as picknick. Entrance fee to Göreme Open Air museum and dervish performance included.

Dates 2019

06 -12 April
13 - 19 April
20 - 26 April
27 April - 03 May
04 - 10 May
11 - 17 May
18 - 24 May
08 - 14 June
15 - 21 June
22 - 28 June
29 June - 05 July
20 - 26 July
27 July - 02 August
03 - 09 August
10 - 16 August
17 - 23 August
21 - 27 September
28 September - 04 October
05 - 11 October
12 - 18 October


  • 7 days / 6 nights
  • 5 days riding
  • approx. 4-5 hours riding daily

Price per person in double room:
1461 Euro



  • Stationary ride
  • Stay in comfortable Saddle Cave Hotel in a historic town
  • See the highlights of Cappadocia in one week, like rose-red valley, white valley and love valley
  • Visit to Göreme Open Air Museum and performance of whirling dervishes included