Private Tour: THE BEST OF CAPPADOCIA IN ONE DAY! - Goreme

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore the best of Cappadocia on a special private tour. The tour by the region including the most famous attractions: Kaymakli Underground City, Pigeon valley, Uchisar Castle, Avanos City, Ceramic Pottery and Carpets Museum, Goreme Open Air Museum, Fairy chimneys Valley, Devrent Imagination Valley. Come for this adventure!

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • A la carte lunch included
  • All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

Meeting with your guide in the lobby area of Hotel at 9:30am.

The first stop will take place at Kaymakli Underground City, built between the sixth and tenth century, this city is not completely excavated, but its depth is known: 45 meters divided into 8 floors, a total area of two thousand five hundred square meters.

We will continues this journey visiting the Pigeon valley, full of houses carved into the rocks to shelter pigeons, whose droppings were used as a powerful fertilizer. Take the opportunity to make a wish in the decorated tree with Turkish eyes located in Pigeon valley.

Visit one traditional jewelry factory. Enjoy unique pieces and learn the secrets of this art made by hand.

We will follow by vehicle for about 10 kilometers to the highest point of Cappadocia, the Uchisar Castle. Its picturesque form gave him the castle's nickname, but in actuality it is a rocky fortress that served as a refuge and shelter for many people.

Leaving Uchisar and traveling about 15 kilometers, we will reach the Village of Avanos, known as a carpet production center and the main ceramic manufacturer for thousands of years.

Visit a pottery workshop with a demonstration and a school and museum of carpets. Find out from raw materials until the completion of work of each piece. Take a picture of the examplaries with 100 years old, in perfect condition proving the superiority of double knot technique, created by the turkish people.

Break of one hour for lunch buffet that will be served in a selected restaurant in the city of Avanos.

After lunch,we will visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum, totally dedicated to monastic life place in antiquity and one of the main pilgrimage centers of Anatolia. Inside the Open Air Museum we will find some cave churches with frescoes, villas and monasteries.

Discover the Fairy chimneys Valley, place where you can find the grandiose monuments in hat shape. Composed of land at the bottom and basalt at the top, some chimneys can reach to 40 meters high.

The last stop will take place in the Imagination-Devrent Valley. Defined as an invitation to the imagination, famous by its formations in the shape of animals, daily life figures and even religious.

The tour will finish with a transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Licensed, professional guide

Transport by private air-conditioned coach

Lunch (A la carte menu) in a selected restaurant

Local Taxes

Entry/Admission - Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme

Entry/Admission - Uchisar Castle

Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley

Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley

Entry/Admission - Fairy Chimneys

Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City

Exclusions

Beverages at lunch

Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)

Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Most travelers can participate

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Children must be accompanied by 2 adults

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate