With this Cappadocia green tour, you will be able to see the most important two places in Cappadocia such as Derinkuyu Underground City and Ihlara Valley.
  • With this Cappadocia green tour, you will be able to see the most important two places in Cappadocia such as Derinkuyu Underground City and Ihlara Valley.

Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City Tour

5.00 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
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Ihlara Valley & Derinkuyu Underground City tour covers the largest underground city and valley in Cappadocia. We will walk through Ihlara Valley to view the area, visit the old cave churches, caravanserais, and Derinkuyu Underground City, built during the early Christianity period. Also, this tour knows Cappadocia green tour as well.


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Derinkuyu and Ihlara Tour in Cappadocia

Meal : Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cappadocia for full day Cappadocia tour of Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City.  (Pick up time depends on the location of your hotel.)

You will meet with your tour guide and other members of the tour then start to tour by visiting Derinkuyu Underground City to explore the huge refugee settlement carved by early Christians, where they could hide from persecutors. It is the largest one in the area with its 7 levels and 65 meters depth. The air-condition chimneys and defense systems used in these caves will surprise you during your visit. After visiting Derinkuyu Underground City continue to the beautiful valley of Ihlara, which was formed after the volcanic erosions and eroded by rain.This canyon was settled by Christians for 500 years between 5th and 10th century. We will have a lunch at the local restaurant. Also, explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 4 km through the valley. On the way back visit the monasteries in Selime Village.
17:00 pm After the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Hotel pick up and drop off
Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
Meals mentioned in the itinerary – Vegetarian meals available
All mentioned land transportations
Local taxes

Drinks at lunch

You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pick up time
Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreens 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.
It is not recommended to visit underground cities for the guests who have asthma and claustrophobia.

8 reviews for Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City Tour

  1. 5 out of 5

    This two places is the some of the most known and the places really worth to see. Whenever you came and visit to cappadocia, if you want to see those places my suggestion to you to join one of the specific tour which is full day start approx 09:30 am in the morning and finish approx 16:00 pn in the afternoon.Proffessional licenced guide, All entrances , Both way transport of your hotel in the area, and a simple lunch which is drinks are excluded.Great tour.Don miss it.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Me and my wife is retired from the goverment busines after 30 years almost 5 years ago and like the many retired couple we are trying to do our best for enjoying rest of our lifes .Because of this reason we decided to do our common favorite thing which is travelling to different countries all around the worlds and try to learning many different cultures and of course meeting to new people as a friend.
    in one of our this travels we have been to Turkey last year for visiting and enjoying specific and known place of stunning country Turkey for several days.Our goal was going to visit highlight place of this country because of this reason we started with Cappadocia (which is on the heritage list of world known association Unesco )first and spending 2 beautiful days there ,during this time we joined two main tours of the area named Green ( included Red walley, Cavusin village , Underground city of Kaymaklı village , Agzıkarahan Kervansarai, Esentepe panaroma , Catalkaya Fairychimneys , Hospital monastry) After the each place that we visited we were so happy.Its highly recommended.

  3. 5 out of 5

    My name is Scott from usa and I m a student and like to travel so much .Because this travels are very educational and distracted.So one of my overseas tour 2 years ago i went to Cappadocia in Turkey and join somme regular areal tours with local companies.The first tour that i have joined was Green cappadocia.It was amazing experience and i like it much.Because Its giving you chance to discover and enjoy one of the most important half of all Cappadocia.Also each place that you gonna visit is really worth to see and easy to see that with the basic regular tours.otherwise it might be so difficult to visit this places on your own.so thats why its the best to join this kind of tours in the Cappadocia region.
    My suggestion the people who is interested to go and enjoy Cappadocia should join Green tour definetely.Dont worry you wouldn be regretfull.

  4. 5 out of 5

    The cappadocia is amazing place . I never ever seen this kind of of magic place . I realy happy that l went to there with my family . The tour was amazing we able to see many place because Cappadocia is hard find local bus thats why we decided to book tour . We advise to you take a tour if you are going to Cappadocia . The tour started from our hotel and lunch and all enterance museum was included as well and at the end of the tour they drive us to our hotel as well thank you soo much for everything …

  5. 5 out of 5

    It was a very long day but it is worth to do it . Belive me l realy liked a lot. l am very happy that l have join Green tour in Cappadoica.l went to there with my girlfreind and we stayed there 3 days . We had south and north tour in Cappadocia and last day we wanted to something . We decided to this tour. The guide in the tour he was very kindly and he was very informative.The food was amazing real turkish food . Thank you soo much ..

  6. 5 out of 5

    l was in Cappadocia with my freinds. We stayed there 3 days and we decided to go this tour as well . It was a full dau tour and our tour started from our hotel arround 09:15 . The tour was very good . The quality was amazing our guide was very informative . The food we loved a lot . It is worth to see .We walked a lot we seeing many things . Thank you very much ..

  7. 5 out of 5

    l have been Cappaodcia wit my best freind. It was a lovely time. We had a lot of enjoy in Cappadocia. The tour was amazing everything was very good organize. The tour guide was explane to us everything . She was very informative and she was very open to to us . The tour started early in the morning they come to picked up us on the time . At the end of the tour they drive us to our hotel . We are very happy that we joined this tour thank you soo much for everythings..

  8. 5 out of 5

    When I go to Turkey I visited to Cappadocia and I joined the green tour. I couldn’t believe my eyes because Cappadocia is very interesting place. also lunch was delicious. I think Derinkuyu is most impressive place of cappadocia. Definitely anybody must see.

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