Ihlara Valley And Derinkuyu Underground City Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to the original departure point

Know More about this tour

After 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

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • drinks during the lunch
  • Personal expenses

Additional Info

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.