Full Day Best Of Cappadocia: Cavusin, Kaymakli Underground City And Ortahisar

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Overview

The tour will start with the visit of small town of Goreme, situated at the centre of the Valley of Fairy Chimneys. After here continue to Kaymakli Underground City is built under the hill known as the Citadel of Kaymakli and was opened to visitors in 1964. From here continue to continue to the town of Avanos, set on the banks of Kizilirmak, the Red River. Avanos has a lively centre with all the amenities you would expect including a modern, tourist-oriented hamam (Turkish Bath). The Kizilirmak (red) river (ancient Halys river) is the longest river in Turkey. Pottery has been produced in the Avanos area for centuries and some of the techniques still used date back to 2000 BC.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Small-group tour

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The tour will start with the visit of small town of Goreme, situated at the centre of the Valley of Fairy Chimneys and surrounded by the eerie shapes and fantastic rock formations that have made the region famous. Its one of the few remaining villages where fairy chimneys and rock-hewn houses are still inhabited and several pensions, restaurants and cafes are carved into the rock. After here, continue to Kaymakli Underground City, built under the hill known as the Citadel of Kaymakli and was opened to visitors in 1964. The people of Kaymakli (Enegup in Greek) village have constructed their houses around nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city. The inhabitants of the region still use the most convenient places in the tunnels as cellars, storage areas and stables, which they access through their courtyards. From here continue to the town of Avanos, set on the banks of Kizilirmak, the Red River. The Kizilirmak (red) river (ancient Halys river) is the longest river in Turkey and does not only separate the town from other parts of Cappadocia, it also supplies the red clay for its famous pottery. Pottery has been produced in the Avanos area for centuries and some of the techniques still used date back to 2000 BC. The town is a mass of family run potteries all making wonderful and original souvenirs to take home, from mugs to ornate plates and chess sets.

Inclusions for Full Day Best Of Cappadocia: Cavusin, Kaymakli Underground City And Ortahisar

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions for Full Day Best Of Cappadocia: Cavusin, Kaymakli Underground City And Ortahisar

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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