Introducing Cappadocia: Museum Hotel Stay and Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two

Introducing Cappadocia: Museum Hotel Stay and Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two

Cappadocia, Turkey

£2,100

“This cluster of cave and stone building accommodations connected by labyrinthine passages is a work of art; befitting the name” Fodor's Travel

Why we love it

Cappadocia is a geological oddity. Plucked from a fairytale, people have long sought refuge in the cave dwellings cut deep into the region's soft stone. The Museum Hotel was built in the ancient ruins once occupied by the Hittites, Persians and Christian Romans. Designed by antique collector Ömer Tosun, the building is littered with relics dating back to the 16th century; a living museum. Known as the 'lunar landscape', there is no better way to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site than from the vantage point of a hot air balloon!

What's Included?

  • Enjoy four nights in a superior suite at the world’s only Relais & Chateaux living museum for two
  • Explore the region via Hot Air Balloon with a 45-minute flight over Cappadocia
  • Experience the local culture by observing Sufi mystics in a Whirling Dervish show
  • Discover the historic landscape on an expert-led tour of Cappadocia
  • Savour a daily breakfast on the panoramic terrace or in the comfort of your suite

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to TRULY guests

Description

Enjoy a luxurious and memorable holiday reflecting the history of the Anatolia region of Turkey. Ömer Tosun founded the hotel to offer a unique ‘night at the museum’ experience, with priceless antiques spread throughout the property. From the hotel, you will be guided on a tour of the many ruins of Cappadocia – the Hittitian underground caves, the Christian rock-carved churches and the Persian Caravanserais – as well as the natural beauty created by thousands of years volcanic rock erosion.

The true highlight of the trip comes from a thousand feet in your own private hot air balloon. Without doubt, this is the most exhilarating way to experience the unique ‘lunar landscape’ of Capadoccia.

When you’ve got your feet back on terra firma, you will be given a thorough introduction to the ancient practice of Sufi mysticism. Once banned through the Turkish republic, there are only a few accessible Dervish practitioners in the region. The evening climaxes with the opportunity to observe the Sema; a ceremony also known as ‘whirling’ performed in the hope of reaching religious ecstasy.

Within the luxurious confines of Museum hotel, you will be able to unwind and relax following any number of guided treks. Choose from a speciality spa treatment – such as the local spice and oil-based Ehl-i massage – or dinner at the award wining Lil’a restaurant.

Description

Enjoy a luxurious and memorable holiday reflecting the history of the Anatolia region of Turkey. Ömer Tosun founded the hotel to offer a unique ‘night at the museum’ experience, with priceless antiques spread throughout the property. From the hotel, you will be guided on a tour of the many ruins of Cappadocia – the Hittitian underground caves, the Christian rock-carved churches and the Persian Caravanserais – as well as the natural beauty created by thousands of years volcanic rock erosion.

The true highlight of the trip comes from a thousand feet in your own private hot air balloon. Without doubt, this is the most exhilarating way to experience the unique ‘lunar landscape’ of Capadoccia.

When you’ve got your feet back on terra firma, you will be given a thorough introduction to the ancient practice of Sufi mysticism. Once banned through the Turkish republic, there are only a few accessible Dervish practitioners in the region. The evening climaxes with the opportunity to observe the Sema; a ceremony also known as ‘whirling’ performed in the hope of reaching religious ecstasy.

Within the luxurious confines of Museum hotel, you will be able to unwind and relax following any number of guided treks. Choose from a speciality spa treatment – such as the local spice and oil-based Ehl-i massage – or dinner at the award wining Lil’a restaurant.

We also recommend

  • Take a cookery class at Lil’a restaurant
  • Play ‘cross golf’; Capadoccia is the only UNESCO world heritage site where this environmentally friendly version of the game is available
  • Visit the Nazar Boncugu tree in Goreme to cleanse yourself of any negative energy

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 6 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Note that flights into Turkey are not included, to give you maximum flexibility with your travel.

Maximum visibility for your balloon ride will be on visits between May and Oct.

This experience is highly customisable. Contact a TRULY concierge with interest in different activity packages or room upgrades.

We also recommend

  • Take a cookery class at Lil’a restaurant
  • Play ‘cross golf’; Capadoccia is the only UNESCO world heritage site where this environmentally friendly version of the game is available
  • Visit the Nazar Boncugu tree in Goreme to cleanse yourself of any negative energy

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within 6 months from the date of issue.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 6 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Note that flights into Turkey are not included, to give you maximum flexibility with your travel.

Maximum visibility for your balloon ride will be on visits between May and Oct.

This experience is highly customisable. Contact a TRULY concierge with interest in different activity packages or room upgrades.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Uçhisar, Turkey

Museum Hotel Uçhisar, Turkey

Introducing Cappadocia: Museum Hotel Stay and Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two

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