A day of learning, tasting, relaxing, shopping and breathtaking sightseeing blended together. Upon pick up, we will drive to a small village near Uchisar, where we will be visiting a local village house. We will spend quite a time here today as we will be learning to cook some of the most special dishes in Turkish cuisine. The method of cooking used in these villages is “tandir– a special clay oven which is perfect for slow cooking. The ingredients – all organic village produce – will be waiting for us and you will start preparing your own lunch with your tutor who is a local village lady. After preparing our lunch, we will place it in the oven where it will be cooking for the next 3-4 hours. Time for sightseeing.. Our first stop is the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, where you will be amazed by the houses and churches carved in caves. A good piece of early Christian art survived until today insight the dim caves. After a peak at the Uchisar Castle and surroundings, we will drive back to the village house the to taste the fruits of our labor. Enjoy a long and relaxed lunch accompanied with local bread, organic tomatoes, olives, herbs and followed by a nice dessert.
Afternoon is a relaxed tour of panoramic stops like Devrent Valley, Pasabag Valley and we will also stop by the small town of Avanos to learn about famous pottery art of the region.
Pick-up & drop-off
Entrance fees as per itinerary
Cooking class and lunch in a village house
Professional English speaking tour guide, fully licensed under the Ministry of Tourism