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|Departure||Pick up from your hotel|
|Departure Time||Tour Days: Everyday
Tour Start Time: Apx. 09:00
Tour Ending Time: Apx. 17:00Please note that all of our tours and activities include free pickup and drop off services for all participants. As such, collecting all participants might sometimes take longer than expected causing delays regarding the start and end of our tours. We kindly request all participants be ready for pickup and drop off by the shuttle service in the time frame specified here. Thank you for your cooperation.
|What is included?||1. Stop: Esentepe Panorama
2. Stop: Derinkuyu Underground City
3. Stop: Ihlara Valley
4. Stop: The Lunch
5. Stop: Selime Monastery
6. Stop: Yaprakhisar Panorama
7. Stop: Pigeon Valley
8. Stop: Onyx Demonstration
|What is included?||A pick up and drop back services by A/C transportations (From/to in-city hotels)
All entrance fees
English Speaking Guide
|What is not included?||Drinks
Seat not guaranteed for the infant
|What to bring with you?||Comfortable shoes
Money for personal expenses
Cappadocia Green Tour (Ihlara Valley Tour)
Our Cappadocia Green Tour unites the most beautiful and striking areas and structures of the southern part of Cappadocia to present you a delicate bouquet. During your time in this content-rich tour package, you will be able to visit the most outstanding pieces of matchless Cappadocia, and understand why Cappadocia is one of the top notch places to visit in Turkey. Thus, let Cappadocia welcome you with its entire beauty that holds the matchless combination of the brown and green!
If you are interested in signing up for our Cappadocia Green Tour, you will definitely get convinced as soon as you finish reading the content of it! Below, we share everything you might want to know!
Get Prepared for Cappadocia Green Tour
Before getting into the detail of the route of our 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.
- First of all, you should be aware of the fact that Cappadocia Green Tour includes a lot of walking; therefore, it is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.
- Secondly, 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.
- Thirdly, 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 of our Cappadocia Green Tour 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.
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 our Cappadocia Green Tour!
The next stop of our Cappadocia Green Tour, 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!
The last stop of our Cappadocia Green Tour 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 and ended our Cappadocia Green Tour successfully.