What would you like to see in the magical atmosphere of Cappadocia? You can feel the warmth of the message of love that embraces the whole humanity of Mevlana. The Whirling Dervishes ceremonies are performed by master whirling dervishes and Mevlevi musicians under the leadership of the Semazenbaşı. With its deep symbolic meanings and dance costumes, the sema show brings you to an unforgettable and unique experience.
Available hours (between): 18:00 in the winter season. 21:00 in the summer season.
We will pick you up from your hotels around 20:00 (for summer season). You will be transferred to the restaurant. At the end of the program (21:00), you will be transferred back to your hotels.
Whirling dervish ceremonies start at 18:00 in the winter and at 21:00 in the summer. At the end of the ceremony, which lasted for approximately one hour, “Şerbet” is offered a religious drink. Our transportation services, which take you from places close to Cappadocia or from Göreme, will bring you to the place half an hour before the ceremony begins. In this way, you will have time to see the beginning excitement ceremony of the ceremony. The charge is 35 Euros including transportation to the ceremonial area. You must also have a minimum of 2 people in order to get your transportation anywhere. Transportation service includes all hotels in Göreme, Ürgüp, and Uchisar. But if you are a single person, please do not forget to get more detailed information. Children under 10 years will not be accepted. Taking photos during the ceremony is prohibited.
If you accept the tour that you would like to join and ready to book you can use our online booking form on the mentioned page. You can click on (Book Now Pay Online) You can pay either deposit or full amount with your Visa or Master Card.
Do we have to pay the full amount?
Generally, we charge a minimum %30 deposit or some small amount according to tour content. The deposit may change according to the tour package you that you chose and it is shown on the website how much deposit we charge. If you pay only deposit the rest has to paid in CASH once.
Is there any discount for children?
Of course, we have a discount for children. You will see the discounts for children when you start the booking online.
What are the departure dates of the tour?
Our tours depart every day (unless otherwise stated)! You need to pick your date from the booking form and complete it then we will arrange your tour according to the chosen starting date.
What kind of vehicles do you use for your day tours?
We use fully air-conditioned non-smoking new-model touristic vehicles for our tours, like Mercedes, Wolksvagen, Isuzu, Otokar) – so that you can enjoying touring in comfort.
Some of our tour Packages include local buses for conneting from one city to others. We use a good bus companies for your locla bus travel from one city to others.
Do your tours stop in shopping stores?
Our regular group tours stopping in some shopping places. But there is no obligation to buy. Mostly we stop unique goods shops belong to Turkey such as carpet store, leather store or jewelry stores. Once we stop here also you will get a lecture about the goods. Our private tours do not stop any shops unless you required.
Who will pick up from our hotel?
If you booked your own hotel and start the one of our tour from your hotel, one of our staff/driver will come to your hotel at given time that will be written on your confirmation voucher and take you the meeting point to meet with other tour participants and tour guide.
Do we have to carry our passport with us during the tour?
While you are on a city tour, you do not need to carry but just in case, once you arrive in your hotel, take the copy of your passport and carry passport's copy with you.
If you travel from one city to other city and if you are going to use the flight or bus connection between cities, you have to take your passport with you.
How many people there will be in the group tours?
Group size changes day by day. We are not able to give you an exact number of the group but generally, group size is between 8 and 25 people.
Are tour guides licensed and speak English?
All of our tour guides are licensed by the Turkish Tourism & Cultural Ministry and all are educated and well experienced.
If I am Vegetarian, am I able to find any Vegetarian food during Turkey Trip?
Yes, It is very easy to find vegetarian food in Turkey. But please let us know your food preference at the time of booking.
What happen if I forget any valuables/any staff in the tours?
We are not responsable for any forgeten valuables/staff on our tour. But if you let us know immediately we will try to do our best to find it and deliver it to you according to the possibility.
When I pay by credit card, is it safe to use your online booking?
It is secured by SSL 128-256 bit and we do not see any credit card details. When you insert your credit card details the payment charged directly by our bank.
Do you pick up and drop off from/to hotels for the day tours?
Yes, we do pick up and drop off from Central Hotels like Sultanahmet, Laleli, Aksaray, Taksim, Fındıkzade, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Sirkeci. If the hotel that you booked is out of these areas, where you need to come by yourself to our meeting point or there will be an additional cost for pick up and drop off according to the possibility.
Do you drop off the airport after the tour?
Yes, we are able to transfer you the airport at the end of the tour with an additional cost. The price change according to the airport. Please let us know which airport at the time of booking.
If I have stopped over in Istanbul for a limited time, can I join the day tours?
According to your flight arrival and departure time, you are able to join. But there will be an additional cost for pick up and drop off the airport.
What is the arrival airpot in Cappadocia?
There are to the airport used to reach to Cappadocia. The one is Kayseri Erkilet Airport (ASR), is about 1,15 munites drive to Cappadocia. The other one is Nevsehir (Kapadokya) Airport (NAV), is about 45 munites / 1 hour. There is several nonstop (direct) flight in a day departing from Istanbul.
How do I get from Cappadocia to Pamukkale?
Pamukkale is about 530 km (330 miles) away from Cappadocia. Travel from Cappadocia to Pamukkale can be by local bus or flight via Istanbul. There is a local bus from Cappadocia departing at 20:00 at duration is about 10 hours. Also, the flight can be used but there is no direct flight from Cappadocia to Pamukkale. We have to use the connected flight via Istanbul.
How far is Istanbul to Cappadocia?
Cappadocia is about 750 km by road. There are local buses departing from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Local bus drive takes are around 11 hours and they are mostly overnight.
How far is Kayseri from Cappadocia?
Kayseri Airport is 75 km away from Cappadocia. Driving takes about 1 hour. There is a shuttle bus from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia or you can hire a private car or take a taxi to reach from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia.
Which airline company do you use?
We use all Turkish Companies such as Turkis Airlines, Anadolujet, Pegasus Airlines, Atlas Global, Onur Airlines and Sunexpress according to availability.
What we should wear while on the tours?
First of all, you must wear comfortable shoes. In the summertime, you should wear a hat or an umbrella because the weather will be hot and take your suncream with you. In winter time the weather will be cold and snowy. You should wear warm clothes.