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Cappadocia: Private Day Tour with a Local Guide

Cappadocia: Private Day Tour with a Local Guide

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Discover the most popular sites in Cappadocia with a local guide on this private full-day tour. Visit underground cities, the Ihlara Valley, the Selime Monastery, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese, Spanish, Russian
Pickup optional
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group


  • Explore the underground city and see rock-cut churches and storage rooms
  • See the Selime Monastery and Selime Village
  • Enjoy lunch with a majestic view at the Melendiz River
  • Experience making pottery with the locals
Full description
Go back in time as you learn about the history of Cappadocia on this guided day tour. Explore historical sites, have lunch at a local restaurant, and see the magnificent Selime Monastery all in one day. After meeting your guide, commence your tour by discovering the underground city in Cappadocia that was once a refuge for thousands of Christians. See the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall, and food storage rooms in this eight-story city connected by 30 kilometers of corridors and passageways. Then, head over to the Ihlara Valley, a deep and narrow river gorge cut by the Melendiz River. It is a great trekking route for those who enjoy trekking. You can also marvel at the churches, monasteries, and cells of anchorites found in it. Afterward, have lunch at a local restaurant on the Melendez River. Lastly, finish your tour at Selime. Visit the Selime Monastery, which is the largest of the many rock-cut religious buildings in the Cappadocia region. Learn about the story of the monastery and walk around Selime village before driving back to your hotel.
  • Admission fees to attractions
  • Professional tour guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • Beverage during the tour
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in the arrivals hall.Your guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children
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