Everyday we begin at 09.30 picking you from your accomodation and start the trip with photo break at the Pigeon Valley terrace.Here you meet with the short history and geographical backround of Cappadocia presented by your licensed english speaking guide.
After , we go to underground city of Derinkuyu or Kaymaklı and visit one of them.Next place is Ihlara Canyon after 30 minutes drive.We have a gorgeous hike for 4 km in the canyon along the Melendiz River.One of the unforgettable moments in Cappaocia.
Then we stop for the lunch in the canyon.Here the restaurants are pretty and located on the river water .After having a real delicious lunch cooked in the traditional stone owens we g oto Selime Cathedral by bus and take a short hike up to hillside of old Selime where you can see the remains of old cathedral and monastery areas.
At the end of the day we drive back to cenral Cappadocia and visit a local stone handy craft center.Finally we drop you back at your hotels between 17.00-17.30.
Total cover by vehicle 260 km
Total hike 6-7 km (not obligatory)
DERİNKUYU About 15 hundred years ago Cappadocians needed a place to hide themselves from the Arabian attacks and they started digging the underground cities. We will visit the biggest underground city, which is 8 levels and about 85 meters NARLIGÖL Via to Ihlara canyon from Derinkuyu underground city seeing the one of the best Crater Lake in Turkey.
IHLARA Ihlara was formed by the earthquakes and a river from Melendiz mountains and it is 14 km. after hiking about three kilometers in the canyon you will be served lunch by the river in.
SELİME Seeing the Monasteries at the end of Ihlara Canyon. Photo break in the village of Selime
AĞZIKARAHAN CARAVANSERAI Seljuks paid so much attention to the trade roads in the country and they built well protected hotels on the silk road Agzikarahan Caravanserai in one of them which was built in 1231-1239