We will pick you up in the morning from your hotel and start our full day Cappadocia tour. Pick up time is between 09:00 and 09:30, depends on your hotel. The tour starts at Göreme Panorama where you will take some breathtaking photos of Göreme and unusual landscape of Cappadocia. After that we will proceed to Derinkuyu Underground City, where we will descent towards the centre of earth, by exploring the largest and deepest underground city in Cappadocia, and as well in Turkey; whose capacity was 20 000 people. This city is approximately 85 metres deep and contains all the usual rooms founded in an underground city (kitchens, storehouses, living quarters, wine cellars, stables, churches, watter well, etc.). Peculiarity of Derinkuyu, what sets him apart from other underground cities in Cappadocia is a spacious vaulted room that was used as a missionary school. Then we will continue to Ihlara Valley, the largest and deepest canyon in Cappadocia; also the second biggest canyon in the world. It is a deep, narrow river gorge cut through the tufa by the Melendiz River. The canyon runs for 20 km offering one of the most enjoyable hiking routes in Cappadocia. After hiking in the valley we will proceed to Belisırma Village where we will have our lunch. Belisırma is a little village located on the Melendiz River. It's an old Greek village established on the slopes of the valley. After lunch break we will visit Yaprakhisar Panorama where several scenes from the „Star Wars“ movies were filmed. From that place you will have a nice view to Selime Monastery, a wonderful rock-cut monastery, which is the biggest religious building in Cappadocia. Continuing our tour, the route will take us to Pigeon Valley Panorama where we will make a photo break. We will conclude the tour by visiting onyx jewelry atelier and shop. Cappadocia is famous for it's onyx and there you will have a chance to see artisans, experts at making items of jewelry and other attractive products and artifacts. You will have a possibility to buy yourself a unique handmade souvenir from Cappadocia. Anticipated return to your hotel is approximately betwen 18:00 and 18:30 o'clock.
Time: 09:00/09:30 – 18:00/18:30
The tour includes:
Transportation with air-conditioned luxury vehicle