Get Prepared for Cappadocia Green Tour
Before getting into the detail of the route of Cappadocia Green Tour, we would like to share some information about things you should know before booking and how to manage a prefect preparation session.
- You should be aware of the fact that Green Tour includes a lot of walking; therefore, it is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.
- We highly recommend you to bring your hat, sunglasses and sun cream with you in order to protect yourself from the harmful effects of the sun.
- You might prefer to put your camera, a bottle of water and some snacks in your bag.
- And lastly, you should wear comfortable clothes and shoes to avoid any discomfort during our trip.
To start our Cappadocia Green Tour program officially, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cappadocia (transfer fee from/to Urgup, Ortahisar, Uchisar and Cavusin districts is 20 Turkish Liras) at approximately 9:00 am.
Then, we will take to the roads to our first stop of Cappadocia Green Tour.
Firstly, we will visit Esentepe Panorama to spoil our eyes for a while: This place is like a balcony over the spectacular lands of Cappadocia and Goreme Village. After taking photos of the landscape and breathing the fresh air, we will get on the vehicle again.
Derinkuyu Underground City
The second stop will be Derinkuyu Underground City. Yes, this settlement is beneath (85 meters) the ground and it waits for taking us to the ancient memories of our ancestors: This excavated city goes back to the era of Hittites.
In time, it gets enlarged by being a host for different types of time periods and folks, for sure. Thanks to our guide, however, you will learn more in details; and after learning its mysteries and viewing its striking beauty, you will never forget there.
Ihlara Canyon – The Best Part of Green Tour
Next, we will head to the core of our Cappadocia Green Tour; to the place what makes Cappadocia Green Tour “green”.
Ihlara Valley, the mystical green heaven, will be our spectacular 4-km-route for hiking with its crystal clear river (Melendiz River), narrow paths among the forest and high-level of fresh air.
In a nutshell, every step you take on this exclusive track will be energizing and captivating by offering the chance of coalescing with the pure nature.
After pleasing our eyes and body, we will please our stomachs. To do so, we will get to a local restaurant and taste appetizing dishes of the region which will prove the significance of Turkish cuisine: For sure, this lunch break will be the most delicious stop of ourGreen Tour!
The next stop, Selime Monastry, has a lot of important historical information which will be given by our professional guide. Then, you will be able to understand how, why and by whom this striking monastery have been made by carving the rocks. As a spoiler though, we can say that Selime Monastery is one of the most important places in the region for Christianity.
After leaving the monastery behind, we will get to the next stop of our Cappadocia Green Tour, Yaprakhisar, and this place is certainly the most hilarious one with its amusing feature.
According to many travelers and guides, Yaprakhisar is where some of the scenes of the famous movie Star Wars was filmed. Unfortunately, it is not true; yet, you will understand why it sounds so possible when you have the chance of observing its breathtaking presence.
As a note here, by taking photos of there, you can amaze your friends or family by claiming it was the movie set of Star Wars. May the force be with you!
Pigeon Valley and End of Cappadocia Green Tour
The last stop will be the famous Pigeon Valley, and it will strike you at the first sight. Simply, all over the high cliffs and rock formations, there are rock-carved pigeon nests that come from the ancient times, made by the people of the region.
Moreover, you will hear amazing facts about the place and if you are lucky enough, you can also have a chance to see unique types of pigeons that fly around.
After leaving the valley, we will get back to our vehicle and take to the roads to Cappadocia. Approximately at 5:00 pm (17:00), we will have taken you to your hotel.
If you like the content of our Cappadocia Green Tour, you can easily book it online as well as other Cappadocia excursions we arrange. Also, you can contact us 7/24; we will help you gladly.