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Explore the Kerinkuyu Underground Village, hike in the Ihlara Canyon, and visit the Selime monastery on this full day tour. Experience the amazing landscapes and rich culture and history of the region.
About this activity
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Duration 1 day
Starting time 9:45 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Arabic

Pickup included

Pick-up from hotel lobby

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Derinkuyu Underground City
  • See Selime Monastery
  • Trek in the Ihlara Valley
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant by the river
Full description
Your first stop of the tour is Kerinkuyu Underground Village where dwellings with stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, and wineries were used as refuges for the Christian communities.

You will then continue your tour by driving to Ihlara Canyon also known as Grand Canyon created from the ashes of the volcanic Mt. Hasan. You will hike through the canyon, which is watered with Melendiz River and see rock-cut churches spread across the area. 

After exploring the canyon you will have your lunch in a local restaurant in Belisirma by the river followed by a visit to Selime with hollowed out citadel and churches where fairy chimneys rest on the steep hillside.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop off from/to your Cappadocia hotel
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned, nonsmoking vehicle
  • English-speaking, professional tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the scheduled museum
  • Open buffet lunch
  • Parking fees
  • All local tax and insurances
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • People with respiratory issues

From US$ 36.35 per person