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Address: Ortahisar 50650, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 532 291 0211
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Cemal Ranch is located in the heart of Cappadocia just minutes from...

Cemal Ranch is located in the heart of Cappadocia just minutes from Ortahisar village. Our location will make your riding experience unique as we take you far from the crowds into secluded valleys,traditional villages and through the 'fairy chimney' rock formations that make Cappadocia famous. RIDING TOURS Horse Tour - 30 Min This gentle ride takes you through the peaceful trails of beautiful Ortahisar Valley.Complimentary drinks at the Ranch. Horse Tour - 1 hr Ride traditional trails through the spectacular 'fairy chimney's' valley of Ortahisar and explore the ancient Hallacdere Byzantine monastery.Complimentary lunch and drinks at the Ranch. Horse Tour - 2 hrs This ride takes you through local apricot orchards and traditional vineyards to explore the rock formations of secluded Pancarlik and Kepez Valley's.Also view the magnificent panorama of Uchisar rock castle.Complimentary lunch, drinks and transport is included. Horse Tour - 4 hrs ( Half Day)This ride explores some of Cappadocia's most unique and lesser seen landscapes.We ride through local vineyards to Pancarlik and Kepez Valleys and on to the beautiful secluded Üzengi Valley,famous for it's amazing rock carved pigeon homes, natural mineral spring and meandering streams.you will also enjoy the stunning panaromas at Ortahisar castle on our return. Complimentary lunch, drinks and transport is included. We also offer Full Day & Multi-day Rides and Riding Lessons by appointment. Cemal Ranch is family owned and operated so regardless of your riding experience our local expertise will make your visit memorable in every way!With rustic open air pavilions, sweeping views and barely a road in sight. Cemal Ranch is like 'discovering a little known secret,and is the perfect setting to relax before or after your horse tour.

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Cemal Ranch is the best to explore the area with amazing people.

We booked a two hour ride with Cemal Ranch and they were waiting for us when we got there. We were promptly served some refreshments and got going. Our guide was Cemal's dad who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked a two hour ride with Cemal Ranch and they were waiting for us when we got there. We were promptly served some refreshments and got going. Our guide was Cemal's dad who was awesome! Thank you Mehmet! They take you through some incredible trails around Ortahisar. The horses are extremely well behaved and taken care of. We couldn't... More 

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istanbul , Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I took a 2 hour roae and red valley sunset tour. There was 3 of us and it was an amazing horse ride. You see alot of places you cannot do hy any other tour and horse ride is always great fun in Cappadocia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I decided to take the tour alone, Mr. Cemal sent a taxi for me, which was on time. I was greeted by Mr Cemal and my guide Erhan Keles, who is a great rider and knows good English. Although I took the one hour tour, there was enough time to see and enjoy it, and my horse Inci was great!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I want to recommend this place to everyone who is looking for a stunning nature faraway from noisy cars and bikes! The ranch ans specially the horses are very lovely cared and treated! Cemal and his family are doing their business with real passion for the horses! My partner had his first ride and he really could really enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I visited Cemals Ranch for brunch. What a relaxing and wonderful place for brunch. Cemals mother makes a lot of the home made jams and spreads and salsa and cooks the hot food- we had one of the best turkish menemen I have ever tasted. You have to try everything it is absolutely delicious. And as you eat you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful company! Cemal and his family/friends run great rides. We went at sunset with Bilal, who was a kind and knowledgeable guide - çok teşekkürler Bilal! The horses were beautiful, well-cared for and calm. Climbing the rocks at sunset to get unique views was an incredible experience.

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Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Cemal's Ranch upon a friend's suggestion. The breakfast was wonderful! It had everything from 6 types of cheese, omlette, tomatoes, cucumber and tea. We took a walk afterwards and relaxed in one of the cappadocia houses. I recommend everyone to go there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Horse riding through Cappadocia is quite an experience! The horses were very calm and long suffering with four of us who hadn't ridden since childhood. Gets you to places you wouldn't see otherwise. The leader didn't speak English which meant we couldn't ask questions which was a shame. The hospitality on our return was second to none. Tea and snack... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

traditional and local food. friendly and funny staff. nice horses. an amazing nature around the ranch. I worked on the Ranch for a while last summer and I had a great time there. It offers good breakfast and nice horse riding tours, for kids, families or any other kind of groups :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I was able to ride my horse without a rope :) I felt that was a better experience then just being pulled by the guide. The horse was very clean and the guide was very friendly.

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