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Cappadocia: Hiking & Undergroud City Tour

Product ID: 66423
Hiking through spectacular valleys is one of the best things you can do in Cappadocia. On this trip you can expect a 4 km hiking in Red valley, the most popular place for walking due to its colorful and breathtaking fairy chimneys.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike around the ruins of an Old Greek village Cavusin
  • Visit the largest underground city of Cappadocia (Kaymakli)
  • Explore a maze of tunnels and rooms carved from the soft volcanic stone
  • Visit Pigeon valley which is named for the many pigeon houses
  • Explore Ortahisar rock castle, the biggest fairy chimney of Cappadocia
Full description
After pick up from the hotel and meeting a guide you are ready to explore an amazing Cappadocia with your hiking and underground city tour. First of all you are going to visit Red valley which is one of the most spectacular valleys of Cappadocia. It will surprise you with its different shape of rock formations in rose, red, yellow and orange colors. The total distance on your hike through the colorful and breathtaking fairy chimneys of Red valley is 4 km.

You can also expect to visit some cave churches, cave houses and cave tunnels. Next place you will go is an old Greek village Cavusin which is very famous for the rock cut churches. You can hike around the ruins exploring the structures left centuries ago by the village’s former Greek inhabitants, and walk up the hill to visit rock cut churches. Then you will stop at a local restaurant for a delicious lunch. After the lunch you will visit the largest underground city of Cappadocia - Kaymakli underground city. It was opened to visitors in 1964 and consists of 8 levels (only 4 are open). You will walk through the narrow corridors and discover numerous rooms and storages carved from the soft volcanic stone. You will see rolling-stone doors, deep wells and ventilation shafts. It will be an unforgettable memorable experience. After Kaymakli underground city you will visit Pigeon valley which is named for the many pigeon houses or dovecotes carved into the rocks. The last stop will be Ortahisar rock castle, the biggest fairy chimney of Cappadocia. General view over the Ortahisar town will remain in your memory for a long time. It is looking like a truly fairytail town with a huge rock towering over it.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to the sites and museums
  • Parking fees
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
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Breathtaking

What we saw you n this tour is specific for Cappadocia I don't think there is any other place like it. The underground city is one of a kind, the red valley is fantastic and so picturesque. The combination of natural colours just fantastic. The guide was very nice, friendly and informative . We got to know allot about the history of the region. He as well made sure that we all were comfortable and accounting for all our requirements. Thank you Moustapha . The driver, Hassan was very professional passing through very narrow and challenging places

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April 28, 2019

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Product ID: 66423