Destination : Cappadocia
Duration : Approximately 8 Hours
Visiting Places :
- Kaymakli Underground City
- Uchisar Castle,
- Pigeon Valley,
- Goreme Open Air Museum,
- Love Valley,
- Pottery Workshop
We will pick you up from your hotel with our guide, bus and driver at 09:30 – 09:45. We go directly Kaymakli Underground City. Here is biggest and largest underground city in Cappadocia. Kaymaklı Underground City features a maze of tunnels and rooms carved eight levels deep into the earth (only four of them are open). The city is arranged around the ventilation shafts which bring in air. Early inhabitants chose to live some of the time underground as protection against the heat and the marauding tribes who regularly passed through the region looking to attack and plunder. The first level was meant for stables, the second level had a church and some living areas, the third level was kitchens and storage. Current inhabitants of Kaymaklı still use parts of the underground city for storage, stables and cellars.
Almost half an hour later we will arrive Uchisar, Pigeon Valley. You can see unique panoramic view of Pigeon Valley, take photos, see hundreds of pigeon houses, feed the pigeons.
Than we forward to Uchisar Castle and you can watch a breathtaking Cappadocia view. This fantastic rock formation is highest place of Cappadocia to watch Cappadocia as panoramic.
After that we go to Goreme Open Air Museum which entered the Unesco World Heritage List in 1985. You can see rock churches, carved chapels built by early christians, an orthodox monastery sheltered to the escape from Roman attacks. You can see very well preserved frescoes on the walls of churches and chapels. This frescoes are paintings have came by resist corrosive effects of time. The frescoes are from 5th. century.
And lunch time. You have a chance to taste Turkish delicious in a local restaurant. After lunch we forward to Love Valley. You wil see a lovely valley view and take sweety photos. Also your guide will give important informations about Cappadocia. You will have free time to take photos and explore yourself the area. Our second stop will be Red & Rose Valley. We walk in theese valleys about 2-3 KM… You will see different color schemes in these valleys. Also we will see one or two ancient church. Your guide will give informations about formations.
After lovely valley visiting we go Cavusin. An impressive cliff visible from afar is located in the upper Çavusin. This rock is composed of numerous cave dwellings, inhabited until the early 60s. The landslide risk is important, the Turkish state has decided to relocate the people in stone houses built in lower Cavusin. The rock is also home to two rock churches. That of St. John the Baptist is perched on top of the promontory. The Saint-Jean church is accessible by an iron staircase located along the main road through the village. Another church is visible in the center.
Our last stop is Pasabagi (Monks) Valley. Pasabagi is best place to see three-hatted fairy chimneys.Also you can understand the formation of Cappadocia from up to down.
After tour we take you back to your hotel or wherever you want.
- Professional Guide
- Entrance Fees
- Drinks on the lunch
- Tips to staff