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Full-Day Small Group Cappadocia Green Tour

1. Full-Day Small Group Cappadocia Green Tour

Begin your full-day tour with spectacular views over Göreme from Esentepe. Admire the panorama of the Göreme Valley and village with its fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses. Visit Derinkuyu Underground City and explore unique rooms including stables, cellars, storage areas, refectories, churches and wineries. On the second floor see the missionary school and study rooms. Travel to the Ihlara Valley, where you’ll see more than 100 rock-carved churches and houses lining the gorge. Walk along the river. Discover hidden churches. Relax by the river at Belisirma village and enjoy lunch. After lunch continue on to the Selime Monastery, which was featured in Star Wars.

From Cappadocia: Erciyes (Argaeus) Mountain Ski Tour

2. From Cappadocia: Erciyes (Argaeus) Mountain Ski Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and driven to Mount Erciyes. Argaeus (Erciyes) is the highest and most famous volcano in Cappadocia having last given smoke 2000 years ago. Today, it is an inactive volcano but still impressive with its amazing quality of snow for skiing.  Along the way, you will realize the silk road hasn't changed much in 800 years. It became one of the most important highways of Turkey for trucks, buses and cars etc. instead of camels and horses. After arriving at the volcano, you will go to a place (shop) to rent equipment like ski gear. Under the leadership of one of the teachers, learn or practice skiing for half an hour. You will have roughly 3 hours to ski or try other activities.

Cappadocia: Full Day Private Tour with Japanese Guide

3. Cappadocia: Full Day Private Tour with Japanese Guide

The day begins with pickup from your hotel or from Kayseri/Nevsehir airport, and then drives through the Turkish landscape to Cappadocia. Arrive at the site, which is one of the most visited locations in Turkey, and admire the world’s most unique rock formations, formed by volcanic ash and lava that has been eroded by wind and rain. Explore the onsite Goreme open air museum, originally built in the 2nd century AD and used as a Christian cave monastery until the 11th century. Learn about how pressure from the Arabs against the Christians became so intense that churches and monasteries were created inside the caves to escape it. This fascinating and carefully preserved site is now on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Next, visit the Kaymaklı Underground City as well as Uchisar Castle, which is the highest point of the region. Marvel at its strange appearance, stark interior and amazing panoramic landscape view. Then head to Avanos, a town famous for its pottery that uses red soil from the nearby red river, you can choose to attend a local pottery workshop and learn how to craft with this amazing natural resource. Finally, visit Urgup, a production area for traditional hand-woven carpets, to see and experience this amazing Turkish art.

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What people are saying about Göreme

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 15 reviews

We enjoyed the tour a lot. Our guide was great, very knowledgeable and with outstanding English, he gave us a lot of information during the tour and made it more interesting. The tour itself is amazing as well, we enjoyed the breathtaking views as well as a lunch in a very authentic floating restaurant.

It was great. Going on a small group tour is always better. The places we we went to are excellent areas. Our guide was very informative and very friendly. I forgot her name, (Ginsa/Gisan)for a 22 year old, she knows so much about Cappadocia’s History.

there is a short hiking in Ihara valley amd requires little climbing at Selime Church, i enjoyed the view so much, but if u r a very non sporty person, better not to join this tour.

The best tour guide. Made us feel comfortable and gave us a full experience with traditional food. Excellent tour! Would highly recommend

For it was a Belíssima experience, everything went great. We have visited places rich in nature and history.