Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City Tour

1 day

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Start the tour with a spectacular view over Göreme from Esentepe. You will see the complete view of Göreme valley and Göreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses.
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Itinerary Details

Continue driving to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved underground Cities in Cappadocia, at a depth of approximately 85 meters. It contains stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc. It even includes a missionary school with study rooms. Proceed to Ihlara Valley. The gorge is 16 km long and both sides are lined with rock carved Churches, there are 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.

On the way back visit Selime Monastery, carved out of the rock by Christian monks in the 13th century. The size of the church makes a visit here astonishing. Stop briefly at Yaprakhisar Panorama point for another view of this great Monastery (this is also the spot where...
Continue driving to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved underground Cities in Cappadocia, at a depth of approximately 85 meters. It contains stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc. It even includes a missionary school with study rooms. Proceed to Ihlara Valley. The gorge is 16 km long and both sides are lined with rock carved Churches, there are 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.

On the way back visit Selime Monastery, carved out of the rock by Christian monks in the 13th century. The size of the church makes a visit here astonishing. Stop briefly at Yaprakhisar Panorama point for another view of this great Monastery (this is also the spot where famous movie "Star wars" was shot).

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
Not Included
  • Drinks
Departure Point
All Cappadocia: Nevsehir, Urgup, Avanos, Goreme, Uchisar, Ortahisar, Mustafapasa, Cavusin and Ayvali.
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.