Cappadocia Green Tour (Ihlara Valley and Underground City)

First of all, you will be picked up by our tour guide from your hotel. The first place that you will is Goreme Panaroma, the most magnificient landscape around Goreme. Derinkuyu Underground City, has all the usual amenities found in other underground complexes across Cappadocia, such as wine and oil presses. Ihlara Valley, which is a long gorge cut into volcanic rock in the southern part of Cappadocia, following severeal eruptions of Mount Erciyes. Belisirma, experience the wonderful different types of Turkish foods. Yaprakhisar, panaroma point for another view of the great Monastery. Selime Monastery, the biggest rock-cut monastery of Cappadocia with a cathedral sized church. Pigeon Valley, thousands of pigeon houses carved into the rock. The conical formations are the result of volcanic eruptions that took place million years ago.

In the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.

NOTE ***: Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour

per adult from

$70

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
    • Lunch
    • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
    • All Local Taxes
    • A/C Mercedes Sprinter
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Selime Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Personal Expenses
    • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitue
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey

    We visit Panaromic Pigeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Selime Monastery, Guzelyurt Turkey

    The biggest rock-cut monastery of Cappadocia with a cathedral sized church. Selime monastery was carved by the monks in the 13th century and apart from the church has monks quarters, a large kitchen, and stables for animals. The wall were once decorated with frescoes of which very little remains.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt 68500 Turkey

    Ihlara Valley, the township is famed for the nearby valley of the same name, Ihlara Valley, which is a 16 km long gorge cut into volcanic rock in the southern parth of Cappadocia, following several eruptions of mount Erciyes. Through the valley flows Stream. What is uniqe about this valley is the ancient history of its inhabitants. The whole canyon is honeycombed with rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. Due that the richness of the watering possibility and its hidden form and easily to hide structure it was the first settlement place of the first Christians escaping from the Roman soldiers. In the Ihlara Valley there are hundreds of antic churches caved in the volcanic rocks. The most known churches are Agacaltı Church with cross plan, Sümbüllü Church, Pürenliseki Church, Kokar Church, Yilanli Church, Karagedik Church, Kirkdamatli Church, Direkli Church, Ala Church, Kemerli Church and Egritas Church.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia

    Goreme Panaroma, the most magnificent landscape around Goreme has been formed from its solidified lava streams, its ash and tuff stone, all dating from Neocene period. It is criss-crossed by deep valleys formed by heavy erosion. This veritable lunar landscape distinguishes itself by its extensive geological formations. The highly typical mophological structures of Cappadocia are the result of thousands of years of continual erosion, which has shaped the tuff deposits into the strangest pyramids and cones.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu Turkey

    Derinkuyu Underground City, has all the usual amenities found in other underground complexes across Cappadocia, such as wine and oil presses, stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, and chapels. Unique to the Derinkuyu complex and located on the second floor is a spacious room with a barrel vaulted ceiling. It has been reported that this room was used as a religious school and the rooms to the left were studies. Between the third and fourth levels is a vertical staircase. This passage way leads to a cruciform church on the lowest level. The large 55 m ventilation shaft appears to have been used as a well. The shaft also provided water to both the villagers above and, if the outside world was not accessible, to those in hiding.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Belisirma, Belisirma, Aksaray Province

    Belisirma Village

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yaprakhisar Koyu, Yaprakhisar Koyu, Aksaray Province

    Yaprakhisar Village

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from all Cappadocia Hotels.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Bergin Tours

Activity ID: V-126370P68

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