Tour Description

This tour opens with a spectacular view over Göreme from Esentepe. Unfolding before you , Göreme valley and Göreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses that will enchant you.

We continue driving to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground Cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu is excavated to a depth of approximately 85 m. It contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city (stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc.), a large room on the second floor was a missionary school with study rooms.

From here we proceed to Ihlara Valley. This gorge is 16 km long and both sides are lined with rock carved churches, more than a hundred little churches and houses. You will walk about 4 km along the river in the valley exploring the hidden churches. At the end of your walk lunch will be served at Belisirma Village by the river.

After your substantial lunch we visit Selime Monastery,it was carved out of the rock by Christian monks in the 13th century. The scale of the church will astound you. We then make a brief stop at Yaprakhisar Panorama point for another view of this outstanding Monastery (this is also the spot wherethe movie “Star wars” was shot).

Things to Note

  • Minimum of 2 people per tour.
  • Gratuities Not included.

Payment Policy

  • Rest of payment before arrival.
  • Cancellation / no show policy: If cancelled or modified up to 7 days before the date of tour no fee will be charged.
  • If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 100 % of reservation will be charged.

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