Daily Hattusas Tour from Cappadocia

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme
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  • 9 hours
  • Goreme
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Hattusas Tour departs from Cappadocia every Tuesday and every Friday throughout the year.Meet the tour guide and driver at the hotel at 08:30. After driving nearly 210 km to Hattusas we arrive in Hattusas which was the capital of the Hittite Kingdom for a long time.

Before visiting the main capital the Hattusas, we proceed to Yazilikaya to see the open air sanctuary as the sun light comes on the bas-reliefs direct in the morning. We will get our lunch in a local restaurant. After the lunch we visit the archaeological site of Hattusas, former capital of the Hittite Empire which is notable for its urban organization, the types of construction that have been preserved (temples, royal residences, fortifications), the rich ornamentation of the Lions' Gate and the Royal Gate and Tunnel.

After a full day guided tour of Hittite Heritage in Turkey we drive back to Cappadocia and drop you off at your hotel.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia

One of the most interesting civilization that called this region home - were the Hittites. They ruled the lands some 4000 years ago and we can still see several examples in Cappadocia, however, to really immerse yourself in the spectacular ruins from the Hittites, one must travel north to Hattusa. This 1-day tour departs and returns to Cappadocia and features both the ancient city and the spectacular archaeology museum. Your English-speaking professionally-licensed guide and driver will meet you at your area hotel to make the drive to the heart of the ancient Hittite civilization.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Yazilikaya, Bogazkale Turkey

Our first stop is at the Hittite ceremonial site - Yazilkaya (Rock Inscriptions - in Turkish). This open-air natural shrine, with wonderful reliefs of the gods and goddesses cut into the rock walls, was home to fresh water springs and is thought to have been a place of worship.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hattusha, Bogazkale Beldesi Sungurlu Merkez, Sungurlu, Bogazkale Turkey

After, we continue to the spectacular city of Hattusa - this sprawling city set on the acropolis - now all in ruins - was the capital of the Hittite empire. As we make our way around and through the grounds we will see excellent carvings and pillars adorning the entrances - including the magnificent Lion's Gate as well as Sphinx-like carvings. We will also see a great example piece of engineering the pottern tunnel by the royal city walls.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bogazkale Museum, Carsi Mah. Bogazkale Merkez, Bogazkale, Corum Turkey

In the afternoon we will visit the local archeology museum of Bogazkoy bearing exaqmples of artifacts from the anatolian civilazations in a chronological order, with an emphasize on the Hitite an Hattusa remains,such as written tablets stamps, bronze tools etc.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia

After visiting the museum, we will make our way back to Cappadocia by early evening.

Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Yazilikaya
  • Entry/Admission - Hattusha
  • Entry/Admission - Bogazkale Museum

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

09:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

CallmeHistory73

01 Oct, 2022

It was an amazing experience traveling through centre Anatolia and to Hattusas with tour guide Salim and his tour assistant. I hope more people will appreciate this place as it is truly magical and special.

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