Treasures of Cappadocia Tour + Underground City

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  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

This is a private tour, you can also customize this tour to fit your interests. Cappadocia is a wonderland of visual delights for travelers of all ages, interests and travel styles. We have created "the best of the best" list to help guide you in planning your Cappadocia adventure and have outlined the top highlights for visitors to this region.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Pienti Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Goreme Panorama

Starting from your hotel you will be greeted by your guide and the driver. Our first stop is the majestic vista point overlooking Goreme where you will receive information about the rich history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City

From the panoramic view point, we will continue on to the biggest underground city, Kaymakli. Your guide will explain how locals carved these multi-level underground cities to hide from enemies. You can also see traces of their daily lives in the stables, wineries, temples, living quarters, air shafts, etc.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Goreme National Park

Continue to Goreme Open Air Museum. The world's most important Byzantine cave churches are found in these once remote valleys where monks and nuns pursued monastic life from the 3rd century on. Here you can see the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and fresco from the iconoclastic period through to the end of Seljuk rule. Icons with scenes from the Old Testament and the New Testament above portraits of Church Fathers and saints depict the structure of the Byzantine universe.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Avanos

Proceed to Avanos (Venessa) the pottery center of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak/Red River. The river gets its name from the red clay it deposits. You can watch the potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations. Lunch in a local restaurant.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

After lunch visiting Pashabagl also called the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity, its possible to see all the stages in the formation of fairy chimneys of this spot.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Devrent Valley

Your next stop will be Devrent Valley, also known as "Imagination Valley", this is the most surreal-looking landscape.

Duration: 1 hour
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