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  • Cappadocia: Full-Day Private Tour

    1. Cappadocia: Full-Day Private Tour

    Get picked-up from your hotel. First, enjoy a panoramic view of Göreme and marvel at some of the best views in the region. Your guide will have plenty of knowledge to offer you about your surroundings. Afterwards, visit Underground City which is the biggest and deepest underground settlement. It has 8 levels connected with narrow tunnels. You will visit stalls, stores, churches, wineries, kitchens and the other sections which are open for visitors. While you are visiting the sections, your guide will complement the experience with their expert knowledge. Next, enjoy a local lunch in an authentic restaurant. After, visit Pigeon Valley which is located in Uçhisar town and offers another spectacular panoramic view. The next destination is Goreme Open Air Museum, where you can see rock-cut churches carved by early Christian monks. Your guide will give you information about Christianity and...

    Zeki was an awesome guide. We learned a ton that we would not have known if we had just wandered around town. Zeki tailored the tour to our interests and we had a great time. Would definitely recommend.

  • Full-Day Cappadocia Blue Tour with a Small Group

    2. Full-Day Cappadocia Blue Tour with a Small Group

    After a pickup from your hotel at 10 AM, hike along the Red and Rose Valley, the most breathtakingly and mysteriously beautiful valleys in the region. Conclude your hike at the Cavusin Cave Village. Here, marvel at the rock castle and troglodyte dwellings where people lived until the 20th century. Then, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Descend towards the center of the earth with a trip to the Underground City, one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. Discover this underground city and its stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, and wineries. Visit the Pigeon Valley, enjoy a spectacular view of dovecotes, see old abandoned cave homes, marvel at the old Greek houses of Uchisar, and visit Ortshisar Castle, the biggest mass of fairy chimneys in Cappadocia. Return to your hotel at the end of the tour.

    Exhilarating experience. Our guide, Aygul, was really good, knowledgeable and very helpful. She made the 5km hike enjoyable. Terrain was a little challenging for us city folks but she was amazingly patient and guided us through the path beautifully. 100% recommended.

  • Full-Day Small Group Cappadocia Green Tour

    3. 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.

    Faruk was a good guide. The Underground cities tour was interesting. Not easy for older people due to low and narrow passages. Drive to river restaurant was long. Insects were annoying at the river location.

  • Cappadocia Highlights: Private Full-Day Tour with Lunch

    4. Cappadocia Highlights: Private Full-Day Tour with Lunch

    Begin the day with a pick-up from your hotel and head over to the incredible Goreme Valley. Resembling a vast monastic complex composed of scores of refectory monasteries placed side-by-side, each with its own fantastic church, Goreme is understandably the star attraction of any visit to the region. Continue the tour to Devrent Valley, also known as Imaginary Valley or Pink Valley, this area does not have cave churches like the other valleys of Cappadocia. Next, make your way to Uchisar for a walk through the beautiful valley, often called Valley of the Pigeon Lofts due to the thousands of pigeon houses carved into the soft tufa since ancient times. Enjoy the magnificent panorama of the surrounding land at Mount Erciyes in the distance from the Uchisar Castle and then continue the tour to Pasabag. Pasabag, meaning general's vineyard, is located on the road to Zelve and filled with rema...

    It was only two of us and we were picked up by a new and clean spacious van. Our guide Nihat was very very helpful. It was a great experience, we got to see all main sites, along with an underground city visit in one day. Highly recommended to everybody.

  • Cappadocia: Private Full-Day Tour

    5. Cappadocia: Private Full-Day Tour

    Departing from your hotel in Cappadocia, head to Derinkuyu underground city which is located in a town of the same name; Derinkuyu. There are about 600 outside doors to the city, hidden in the courtyards of surface dwellings. The underground city is approximately 85m deep. It contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city such as stables, churches, and wineries. Travel through the stunning Ihlara Valley near Mount Hasan and Mount Melendiz, two of Cappadocia's three volcanoes. The valley is a canyon with a depth of approximately 100m and was formed by the Melendiz River thousands of years ago. It is believed that the valley housed more than four thousand dwellings and a hundred cave churches decorated with frescoes.  Conclude your tour with a visit to the Selime Monastery at Selime village, the last stop of the Ihlara Valley, before making your way back to the hotel....

  • Two Days in Fairyland Cappadocia

    6. Two Days in Fairyland Cappadocia

    • Day one: Book an early morning flight to Cappadocia (either to Kayseri Airport or Nevsehir Airport) in such a way to land at the airport before or around 8:00 AM at the latest. The local partner will organize the shuttle transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia accordingly. Your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 9:30 AM-10:00 AM. Visit the Devrent Imagination Valley and take a walk through this lunar landscape where different rock formations can be seen. Then see the fairy chimneys at Pasabaglari. In Avanos, watch a pottery demonstration with the Hittite technique. Take a break for lunch and then head to the Uchisar Rock Castle, which is the highest point in the region and a great spot to see the sunset. Continue to Esentepe for panoramic views of the Goreme Valley and the Goreme Open Air Museum of rock-cut churches, frescoes, and a monastery. After the tour, you...

    This was an excellent tour! The guide, Tarik, was one of the best I’ve had. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about the region and it’s history. This was the perfect tour to see the highlights of Cappadocia at a good pace. I never felt rushed or overwhelmed. The hotel was very clean and comfortable. It felt very luxurious, especially for the price. I did have to reach out to the tour company once I booked, because they were not proactive in contacting me. Also, some of what was conveyed in the tour description was a bit confusing and inaccurate, but we discussed it ahead of time and I hope they’ll update that. For instance, the description made it sound like they would arrange an airport transfer from your hotel in Istanbul. This is not the case. You must get to Cappadocia yourself and the tour services begin once you’re there. Once we got past these initial hurdles though, everything was wonderful.

  • Cappadocia: 1 or 2 Day Private Tour

    7. Cappadocia: 1 or 2 Day Private Tour

    On day 1, your professional guide and the driver will pick you up from your hotel at 9:30 AM. The first stop is Esentepe, the impressive panoramic viewpoint overlooking Goreme. Here, your guide will give you information on the history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations. Your next stop is the Goreme Open Air Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will explain the meanings of the frescoes in the cave churches, decorated with scenes of the Old and New Testaments dating back to the 10th century. The site has been used as a monastery since the first years of Christianity. For lunch, visit a lovely restaurant in Goreme. Then, after lunch make several photo stops along the way to your next destination. Stop at Urgup’s family fairy chimneys, Devrent’s animal-shaped rock formations, and Monk’s Valley with the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk c...

    Mehmet was an excellent guide. He was flexible and suggested changes to our tour based on the situation and physical capabilities of the members of the group. (My dad has a bad limp and uses a cane.) He always gave us a choice in eveything we did during the tour. He was friendly and very knowledgeable. We learned a lot from this tour.

  • From Istanbul: 4-Day Trip to Istanbul & Cappadocia

    8. From Istanbul: 4-Day Trip to Istanbul & Cappadocia

    Make the most of your time in Turkey with this all-inclusive trip. Explore iconic landmarks of Istanbul like Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar. Over the next 2 days, lose yourself in Cappadocia’s fairytale landscape with guided visits to Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos, Pasabag, Uchisar, Pigeon Valley, Ortahisar, and more. Day 1 City Highlights Tour See the Byzantine mosaics and minarets of Hagia Sophia. Then, retrace the footsteps of Ottoman sultans and courtiers at Topkapi Palace. Continue to Hippodrome and admire its granite Egyptian obelisk. Learn about its significance during the Roman period as the civil center for the people of the city. Move onward to the most famous landmark of the old city, the Blue Mosque. Marvel at its minarets and magnificent dome. End the day tour at the Grand Bazaar. Stroll through its many colorful alleys, buzzi...

  • From Istanbul: 10-Day Sightseeing Trip

    9. From Istanbul: 10-Day Sightseeing Trip

    Sightsee, shop, and explore on this guided 10-day tour from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Gaziantep, and Kusadasi. See Göbekli Tepe, Mount Nemrut, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, and other highlights. Enjoy accommodation, meals, and round-trip transportation. Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul Get picked up upon arrival at Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) and get a private transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay in Istanbul. Alternatively, you can be picked up to start the tour directly from your hotel in Istanbul. Day 2: Full-Day Istanbul Tour (w/ Breakfast) Visit Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Hippodrome of Constantinople, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Stop at the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Day 3: Istanbul to Cappadocia (w/ Breakfast + Dinner) In the morning,...

  • From Istanbul: 5-Day Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Ephesus Trip

    10. From Istanbul: 5-Day Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Ephesus Trip

    Day 1 Meet your driver at the hotel reception for an Istanbul airport transfer to catch your flight to Cappadocia. Upon your arrival to Cappadocia, be welcomed by a representative with a sign bearing your name. Next, be transferred to the tour office. Join a private North Cappadocia day tour. Visit iconic landmarks like Uchisar Castle Viewpoint and Goreme Open Air Museum. See a pottery demonstration and have a traditional lunch in Avanos. Conitnue to Red River, Devrent Valley, Pasabag (Monks Valley), and a traditional carpet weaving school. As the tour wraps up at around 5 PM, be escorted to your hotel. Spend the night in Cappadocia. Day 2 Start your day with breakfast at your hotel. Meet your guide and leave from the hotel for a private South Cappadocia day tour. Enjoy Goreme Panorama, hiking in the Red Valley, Old Greek Cavusin Village, Love Valley...

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What people are saying about Kaymakli Underground City

Exhilarating experience. Our guide, Aygul, was really good, knowledgeable and very helpful. She made the 5km hike enjoyable. Terrain was a little challenging for us city folks but she was amazingly patient and guided us through the path beautifully. 100% recommended.

Excellent tour guide and captain (the person driving us around). Kept it very interactive and always kind. Tour guide's name is AIGUT. Not sure if the spelling is correct but he explained his name rhymed with "I Could"..... Catchy

Zeki was an awesome guide. We learned a ton that we would not have known if we had just wandered around town. Zeki tailored the tour to our interests and we had a great time. Would definitely recommend.

Amazing tour with lots of high lights around the region. Our guide was so kind and explained everything really well. Totally recommend this agency for a great tour!

The tour is amazing, highly recommended Zaki is amazing and very informative