Highlights: Goreme Open Air Musem, Uchisar Castle, Kaymaklı Underground City, Urgup, Devrent Valley, Pasabagları, Rose Valley and Sunset
Whats you should see in Cappadocia? Its in this incredible package. Fairy chimneys, other rock formations, cave churches decorated with fine frescoes, underground cities, local foods, hiking in valleys, tasting local wines, sunset…
Goreme Open Air Museum
10:00am We collect you from your hotel in Cappadocia and drive to Goreme Open Air Museum where the Religious education was started in Cappadocia and Where the St. Basil created new rules of monastery life in eastern Churches. We visit several cave churches decoratied with excellence frescoes dating back to 4th 13th centuries such as Tokalı ( Buckle ) Church, Chapel of St.Basil , Elmali (Apple) Church , Chapel of St Barbara, Yılanlı ( Snakeb) Church (St.Onuphorius) Larder/Kitchen/Refectory.
Uchisar Castle, which is situated at the highest point in the region. The top of the citadel provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. This huge rock was used as a watchtower in the past. At the eastern part of the rock there are cave houses where the local people still live, cave food storage are at the western part of the rock and pigeon houses are at the northern pat of the rock.
Kaymakli Underground City
Next to Castle we drive to Kaymakli Underground City that lie in the souther part of the Cappadocian region.
All of the region was subject to frequent raids by many and varied conquering tribes and nations throughtout the ages and for the most part it was the Christians who were subject to persecution so they went underground because the terrain was so easy to tunnel through. Here they built complete cities that sheltered the people and their animals for centuries. Kaymakli is the best-planned (architectural) example of 37 cities in the region with at 5 floors and at a depth of 45 metres.
Lunch in Ancient Greek Town
After this memorable adventure we drive to Ibrahimpasa (Babayani – Old Greek Town) and taste traditional home made foods in a local family’s House .
Urgup Fairy Chimneys
Urgup Fairy Chimneys are the most famous rocks in Cappadocia with their caps on.
This Fairy Chimneys are also representing Three Beauties (Athena, Hera and Aphrodite) of first beauty contest in the mythology.
Devrent – Imagination Valley
We will continue with Imagination Valley where you found the rocks look like Camel, Hat of Napollon, Virgen Mary holding Baby Christ… After Devrent Valley you will realize that your imagination is does not have limits.
Pasabagları – Monks Valley
The next destination is Monks Valley where you see many fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps,some housing chapels and living areas can be found here. Pasabagları means Pasha’s Wineyard and Cappadocians still cultivating many varieties grapes here.
Rose Valley – Sunset
We will hike for approximately 3.5 km , enjoy approximately 1 hour hiking in natural beauties of the Cappadocia in Rose Valley where you will see the rock formations, cave churches from 3th to 13th centuries and the plants of grapes, pumpkins, sunflowers, grain, potatoes, apples, pears, quince, walnut, Iacob, almond, apricot….
At the end of the day we arrive at top of Rose Valley to see the sunset while tasting local wine.
Do not thing the colors of valley turning a reddish because of the vine that you taste, its the light of the Sun is sinking…
After unforgettable view of Sunset on Rose&Red Valley we drive to your hotel in Cappadocia.
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Price is per person and guarantee depart is for minimum two people reservation, please ask special price if you are more.
What is included
What is included:
- Entrance Fees + Transportation + Lunch + Local Wine During Sunset + Guiding Service in English & Japanese & Spanish
What is not included:
- Drinks During Lunch + Tips to Guide and Driver