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Derinkuyu Underground City and Ihlara Valley Cappadocia Tour

Product ID: 203068
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Take a guided, driving tour of Cappadocia and witness some of the natural wonders it is famous for. From the comfort of a private vehicle, explore the Derinkuyu Underground City, Melendiz River, the Ihlara Valley and much more.
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Duration: 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese

Pickup included

Pick-up is available at the port, airport, or your hotel. Please indicate your preference when booking.

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  • Witness the Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley and Selime Village
  • See the breathtaking Melendiz River and The Village of Belisirma
  • Relax with a personalised car service
Full description
Start your day with a convenient pick-up service from your hotel. Your driver/guide will be waiting here to meet you. After a short meet and greet with your driver, you will hop aboard your air-conditioned, modern vehicle and set off for your first destination of the day. 

Your tour begins with a ride to Derinkuyu, here you will witness an expansive 5-level complex that forms one of the deepest and most fascinating underground settlements in Cappadocia. See the courtyards, stables, churches, and wineries that lie beneath the earth, all interconnected by an extensive network of tunnels.

Next, venture to Ihlara Valley for a 2.5-mile (4-km) walk along the Melendiz River. Check out the secluded cave churches and ancient structures carved out of the valley walls on your way to the village of Belisirma for lunch at a local restaurant near the river.

After lunch, make a short photo stop at Yaprakhisar for an unforgettable panorama of the cave village and fairy chimneys around you. Make your final stop at the Selime Monastery, one of the biggest and most fascinating religious settlements in Cappadocia, before you are driven back to your accommodation.

  • Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language
  • Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver
  • Pick-up and drop-off service
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the itinerary
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

From US$ 150 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 203068