Full Day Cappadocia Green Tour

You will meet your guide at the hotel and drive to Derinkuyu Underground City, known as Melagobia. You will explore the caves one of the biggest and deepest settlements in Cappadocia.

Afterwards, we will drive further south to the magnificent verdant Ihlara Valley and take a hike through the valley, you will enjoy the peaceful ambient of this valley and visit the rock cut chapels and churches through the valley.

Lunch break in Selime Village. Then we will visit Selime Monastery, the largest rock-cut monastery with large cave cathedral.

Next stop is the spectacular Pigeon Valley. You will admire the lunar landscape of this beautiful place.

At the end, we will stop by the local Onyx factory and see the demonstration on carving and shaping Onyx.

per adult from

$76

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Pick up and drop off from your hotel or bus station in Goreme
    • All transfers with a modern air conditioned vehicle
    • English Speaking professional guide
    • All entrance fees
    • Lunch
    • Taxes, Highway tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
    • Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Selime Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley
    What's excluded :
    • Tips to the guide and driver
    • Drinks at lunch
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Goreme Panorama, Uchisar Yolu uzeri 1.km, Goreme 50180 Turkey

    First place in the tour is Panoramic view of Goreme. You get information about history, formation of Cappadocia while watching the fairy chimneys. Following the information, free time for photograph.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu Turkey

    After driving about 40 minutes, arrival to Underground City. This underground city was firstly used by the local people as a natural deep freeze, later by the late Romans as a shelter against potential Arabian invasions. With the clear explanations of your guide you will spend almost 1 hour here.



    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt 68500 Turkey

    Ihlara Canyon is 52 km. away from Underground City.Approximately 45 minutes later, you will be in the entrance of Ihlara Valley.Ihlara Valley was formed by the volcanic actions of Mt. Hasan, next to Ihlara Valley. Afterwards, Melendiz River eroded the valley for millions of years besides the layers cracked and fell down. Eventually, 80 meter- deep canyon was composed. Whole Valley is 14 km. length. In the past, generally Christians lived in the several parts of the Valley; also they carved churches and painted them. You will hike about 3,5 km.Hiking will last 1hour 15m.Then you will arrive to Restaurant for Lunch



    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Belisirma, Belisirma, Aksaray Province

    1 hour for the lunch in the valley, next to the River. You will start with the soup and salad, later you will able choose one of the main dishes from the list. Lunch will be over with season fruits.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yaprakhisar Koyu, Yaprakhisar Koyu, Aksaray Province

    After lunch our guide will take you to a unique place, Yaprakhisar. You will see the nicest examples of conical fairy chimneys. Since the area is very similar to Star Wars Film Set, Yaprakhisar is known as “Star Wars Movie Set”.



    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Selime Monastery, Guzelyurt Turkey

    Our tour will go on with another movie- set-like place, Selime Monastery. At first look, the monastery looks like a castle, but shelters, churches, chapels, bedrooms, storages and big cathedral proves us its being a monastery. You get information about the monastic life in Cappadocia.


    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Climbing to Selime monastery will exhaust you, probably. But till you arrive to Pigeon Valley, you will have about 1 hour to rest. Also, our guide will mention about some traditions, cultures and stories about Anatolia on the way. Upon arrival to Pigeon Valley, pigeons will meet you on the top of the valley. Pigeons have always been important for Cappadocian people. Their eggs and droppings were used for different purposes. For this reason, local people carved houses for them to the slopes of valley. You will see the reason why people call them “houses”, when you see them.



    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We arrange the pick up and drop off from all the hotels in Goreme and the bus station as well.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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 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
    • 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
  • 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 Moonstar Tour

Activity ID: V-125714P2

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