Guided tour

Cappadocia: Full-Day Private Tour

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Cappadocia: Full-Day Private Tour

From $52.63 per person

See the best sights Cappadocia has to offer on this full-day tour with a knowledgeable guide. Marvel at incredible monuments from the Goreme Open Air Museum to Underground City, Uchisar Castle, Devrent Valley and Pasabaglar Valley.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your hotel lobby in Goreme, Nevsehir, Uchisar, Urgup and Cavusin.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Goreme Open Air Museum's cave churches with frescoes
  • Explore the underground city of Kaymakli
  • Visit the most important sites in the area in one day
Full description
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 the Monastic Life of Cappadocia. The next stop will be Çavuşin, which is the Old Greek Village, abandoned after Population Exchange in 192. This town is located on the banks of the Red River which is the longest river in Turkey. It is famous for its pottery which started around the 2nd millennium B.C by Hittites. You will have a tour of the town and then visit a pottery workshop and learn about red clay work and ceramics. One of the masters of the discipline will even demonstrate the ancient free-hand technique that has been used throughout history. Then visit Paşabağı where spectacular mushroom-shaped rock formations can be seen. Paşabağı is also called Monks Valley because of the Chapel of Saint Simeon which is located in the valley. The next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also known as İmagination Valley. The valley contains curious red rocks, some of which resemble animal forms: a camel, a lizard, an owl, a snake, a chicken and a penguin.
Includes
  • Licensed professional tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation (non-smoking), air-conditioned van or coach
  • Parking fees
  • Private tour
  • Gratuities for guide and driver
  • Drinks (unless specifically mentioned)
  • Personal expenses
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited
  • The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion
  • Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 94 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Due to covid I opted for private tour. It’s totally worth it instead of going in a group much cheaper and we could finish all within time. Visiting carpets making shop and pottery shops are worth to know how they are doing but as they handmade very expensive not affordable. So if not interested just say upfront to the guide to avoid. Overall trip was very good I totally received who does not like to travel with group or who has plan to visit only certain places.

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March 29, 2021

We only had a one day stay at Cappadocia and this tour helped us explore almost all major destinations. Our guide was very informative about all the places and was very friendly. He also took us to local carpet making , pottery making and stone making artisans which helped us get into their culture a little more. Highly Recommended.

November 26, 2019

Great day out with great know-how with our guide. Super chill and brought my wife and I to secret and great photo taking spots. Had tea with my guide and chat about everything from developments, religion and politics. This was a good decision to have a guide, where the images and history of the place now are more meaningful. Did the tour on 20/11/2019 - fantastic day out

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November 22, 2019

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