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Discover Cappadocia Full Day Tour
"You will be picked up from your from the hotel at 9:30 am. Your tour will take you first to Göreme Panorama where you will see the famous fairy chimneys. From there you will drive south to the deepest underground city in Cappadocia Derinkuyu. Derinkuyu underground city will take you 8 levels underground exploring the many stables halls and churches that were once inhabited by entire communities. Continuing south your next stop is Ihlara valley walk along the Melendiz River to Belisirma stopping to wonder at the many churches cut into the side of the canyon. After stopping for lunch continue to Selime the largest rock-cut monastery in Cappadocia. From here you can view Yaprakhisar where Star Wars gained its set inspiration. Pigeon Valley is the last stop before you will be returned to your hotel at around 6 pm."
From EUR50.00
 
Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City Tour
"After picking you up from your hotel your tour starts with visiting the Derinkuyu Underground City which is one of the best preserved and deep subterranean towns of the region. Extended eight levels into the earth and carved from the soft volcanic stone this troglodyte cave city was expanded by the inhabitants of the region over the centuries since various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives or plunder continually. You will then continue on to the dramatic Ihlara Valley gorge to begin your 4 km hike through this longest and the most green valley of Cappadocia. During the hike along the Melendiz Stream which carved the volcanic valley throughout millenias you will view secluded Byzantine cave churches that are hewn all around by the Orthodox hermits of the middle ages. Upon the end of the hike you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant on the banks of the Melendiz Stream in Belisirma Village. A you will have a look at the ""Selime Monastery” (or a large Byzantine mansion)
From EUR45.00
 
"Derinkuyu Underground City
RED CAPPADOCIA TOUR"Pick up from the hotel in the morning and you will be visiting; Derinkuyu Underground City the biggest underground city in the region used as a shelter for great lengths of time during invasions Narli Gol a Volcanic Crater lake. Next enjoy a pleasant and easy 4km hike through the Ihlara Canyon sheer-sided lush canyon with a beautiful stream running all the way through. Visit Belisirma Village an authentic unspoiled village life
From $60.00

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