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About Cappadocia

Cappadocia is truly an extraordinary destination located in the heart of Turkey. The region is renowned for its spectacular geological formations that have been shaped by natural erosion over centuries, resulting in an otherworldly landscape of “fairy chimneys”. These towering cone-shaped rock formations are a must-see sight for visitors to Cappadocia. The area also boasts an incredible ancient history, with underground cities, cave churches, and monasteries dating back to the early Christian era. The volcanic landscape of Cappadocia is home to some of the most impressive examples of human engineering, with many of the region’s ancient structures carved directly into the rock formations. But it’s not just the geological and cultural sites that make Cappadocia so special, visitors can also immerse themselves in the local culture by exploring the charming towns and villages, with their bustling markets and delicious traditional cuisine. The South Cappadocia tour is the perfect way to experience all the wonders of this fascinating region.

South Cappadocia Tour Program / Cappadocia Green Tour

  • At around 9:00 AM, your tour of South Cappadocia begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. You’ll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide and fellow travelers before embarking on a day filled with exciting discoveries.
  • Your first stop is the impressive Derinkuyu Underground Settlement. This complex network of tunnels and ancient caves is the largest underground city in Turkey, and is renowned for its fascinating architecture and intricate handiwork.
  • Next, you’ll embark on a 4-kilometer walk through the beautiful Ihlara Valley, where you’ll explore some of the most important examples of cave churches in the region. Marvel at the intricate frescoes and other unique features that make these ancient structures so remarkable.
  • After working up an appetite, you’ll enjoy a delicious Anatolian meal at a local restaurant.
  • The tour continues to the village of Belisirma, where you’ll discover the ruins of several Byzantine churches, including the beautiful Ala, Bezirhane, Karagedik, and Direkli. Be transported back in time as you explore the remnants of this fascinating era in history.
  • The tour then proceeds to the stunning Selime Monastery, a true marvel of craftsmanship and design, located inside a cave. Explore the detailed carvings and intricate architecture of this ancient structure, and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Finally, you’ll visit Nar Lake, a volcanic crater located about 30 kilometers from Derinkuyu and Ihlara. Marvel at the natural beauty of this serene lake and soak in the peaceful atmosphere.
  • At the end of this unforgettable tour, you’ll be safely transported back to your hotel, filled with wonderful memories and newfound knowledge of this fascinating region

What’s Included?

  • Pick-up and Drop-off to your hotel
  • Entrance fees to sites
  • Professional tour guide

What’s Not Included?

  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Lunch & Drinks

Private & Regular Tour

Kindly inquire about the pricing details.

Departure: Everyday

Duration:Β 7 hours

Route: Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley, Belisirma Village, Selime Monastery, Nar Lake.


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