Cappadocia Green Tour
- The Scope of the Green Tour
- Göreme Panorama
- Kaymaklı Underground City
- Ihlara Valley
- Belisırma Village
- Yaprakhisar Panorama & Selime Monastery
- Pigeon Valley Panorama
The destinations above consist of south part of the Cappadocia. Tour starts at 09:30 AM with picking you up from your hotel with professional tour guide and driver.
The first destination will be Göreme Panoramic View Point where you would observe whole Göreme Town and take some breath-taking photos of the Central Cappadocia. Second point is Kaymaklı Underground City, which is estimated oldest Underground City of the Cappadocia. In Cappadocia people start to live nside the rocks from Paleolithic Period. Yet these kind of underground cities are known as a protection sanctuary rom enemies (Romans, Persians, Arabs). esides that people were using these places as a huge storehouse.
FAQ Cappadocia Green Tour
What I will see inside of the underground cities?
Ventilation Shaft, Storehouses, Living Rooms, Kitchens, Wine Cellars, Stables, Churches, Water Well” Then road goes to the Ihlara Valley. This is the largest and deepest naturally occurring canyon in the Central Anatolia, in addition this is one of the biggest canyon in the world. The volcanic area became deep and narrow by fluvial erosion via Melendiz River.
May I have Trekking tour alongshore the Melendiz River (Ihlara Valley) ?
Sure you can. It is one of the most popular trekking route in the Cappadocia (almost 20 km)”, After Ihlara Valley we will visit the Belisırma Village. Belisırma is a small Greek village located on the Melendiz River. You will see old Greek Houses and around of them you will have very tasty traditional food for lunch.
What kind of materials will I see in the Art Center?
Onyx, Turquois, Sultanite, Gold, Silver, (precious and semi precious natural stone)”.
After lunch break we will visit the Hollywood movie set. Yaprakhisar Panorama where several scenes from the Star Wars movies were filmed. You will feel like you are on another planet.
When we return to the Earth we will be inside of the Selime Monastery and Cathedral which is the biggest Greek Orthodox cathedral with fascinating rock-cut buildings.
When we retun the Central Cappadocia we will visit Pigeon Valley in Uçhisar for a photo break. You will see many pigeon loft inside the valley and we will discuss ”why pigeons are very important for our region”.
The Green Tour will finish by visiting a handcraft bazaar. You will see craftman, artisians while they are producing traditional Cappadocia Art.
Green Tour is specially prepared for nature, botany and hiking enthuasiats. You can see history and nature togather in Ihlara Canyon, one of the largest valley in the world.
Tour will be finished at 18:00 PM. Estimated at 18:00/18:30 PM. you will be at your accomandation place.
On the other day, you can experience a red tour and take a trip to central Cappadocia.
The green tour includes:
- Transportation with air-conditioned luxury vehicle
- Pick up and drop-off service from/to hotel
- Professional English speaking guide
- Entrance fees to museums
- Lunch in a local restaurant (excluding drinks)
- All taxes and service fees