Ihlara Valley And Derinkuyu Underground City Tour
Know More about this tourAfter picking you up from your hotel, your tour starts with visiting the Derinkuyu Underground City which is one of the best preserved and deep subterranean towns of the region. Extended eight levels into the earth and carved from the soft volcanic stone, this troglodyte cave city was expanded by the inhabitants of the region over the centuries, since various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives or plunder continually.
You will then continue on to the dramatic Ihlara Valley gorge to begin your 4 km hike through this longest, and the most green valley of Cappadocia. During the hike along the Melendiz Stream which carved the volcanic valley throughout millenias, you will view secluded Byzantine cave churches that are hewn all around by the Orthodox hermits of the middle ages. Upon the end of the hike you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant on the banks of the Melendiz Stream in Belisirma Village. After lunch, you will have a look at the "Selime Monastery (or a large Byzantine mansion), carved from 13th century. After this stunning tour you will be transferred to your hotel.
Inclusions for Ihlara Valley And Derinkuyu Underground City Tour
- Entrance fees
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Local guide
Exclusions for Ihlara Valley And Derinkuyu Underground City Tour
- drinks during the lunch
- Personal expenses
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Hotel pickups from outside of city center is upon availability and may require supplement fee.
- 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.