Different from other regular tours, you can start Private Green Tour later hours (Due to weather and daylight conditions. We suggest you to start your tour before 09:30 am though).
During your tour, you will visit eight important touristic and historical places in Cappadocia. In addition to that, in the entire tour our guides will accompany you to inform about these magnificent places.
The first destination will be Göreme Panaroma- the view of Goreme- in where you can have one of the best view of Cappadocia. After the Castle, your next stop will be Göreme where is a rock settlement located 2 km to the east of Göreme Town at 13 km distance to Nevşehir. Goreme Open Air Museum, the top attraction of Cappadocia in Turkey’s central Anatolian region is a massive collection of historical monasteries and cave churches displaying fine specimens of ancient Byzantine frescoes.
Derinkuyu Underground City which is the deepest excavated underground city is another breathtaking place in the tour. Derinkuyu underground city is located in the same named town Derinkuyu, which is situated 40km from Goreme (30 minute drive). The underground city is approximately 85m deep and It was built by excavating the soft rocks underground, and is estimated to have been built during the 9th-10th centuries. It consists of rooms on either side of narrow passages, ventilation stacks, a chapel.
And your next destination will be Pigeon Valley which is located in between Uçhisar and Göreme provinces. The name comes from the thousands of pigeon houses that have been carved into the soft tuff since ancient times. Although they could be found throughout Cappadocia, they are especially numerous in this valley.
After the valley tour, you will visit Uçhisar Castle. This tall volcanic-rock outcrop is one of Cappadocia’s most prominent landmarks and visible for miles around. Riddled with tunnels, it was used for centuries by inhabitants as a place of refuge when enemy armies overtook the surrounding plains.
After the Castle tour, you will have launch in Avonos in where The Kızılırmak (Red River) is the slow-paced pulse of this provincial town and the unusual source of its livelihood; the distinctive red clay that mixed with a white, mountain mud variety, is spun to produce the region’s famed pottery. Although it is not as well known as Ürgüp and Göreme, Avanos has several good hotels and restaurants, as well as plenty of shops, too. The red clay from the riverbanks is excellent for traditional household pottery as well as industrial uses such as building blocks and roof tiles. You will have a tour in the town and then you will visit Pottery workshop to be inform about red clay work and ceramics. Even one of the masters will demonstrate you how they are making the pots with the ancient technic by freehand.
After you have lunch and small trip in Avanos, then you will visit Paşabağı in where spectacular mushroom-shaped rock formations can be seen. Paşabağı is also called Monks Valley because of the Chapel of Saint Simeon which is located in the valley.
Your next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also known as Imagination Valley. The Valley contains many unique rock forms like animal shaped rocks which are mostly in red color. It lacks the ancient mark of people, the valley has become a favorite for visitors thanks to its extraordinary rock formations. The small fairy chimneys in the valley seem to form a lunar landscape, or moonscape. The valley has many animal-shaped rocks like created a natural sculpture zoo by God! Some of the most famous, or the easiest to distinguish, animal shapes are the camel, snake, seals, and dolphin, but if you let your imagination run wild, you can find many more. Even there is a rock pillar, which resembles the Virgin Mary holding Jesus Christ.
After the valley, your next stop will be Göreme Open Air Museum, which is a rock settlement, located 2 km to the east of Göreme Town at 13 km distance to Nevşehir. Göreme Open Air Museum, the top attraction of Cappadocia in Turkey’s central Anatolian region is a massive collection of historical monasteries and cave churches displaying fine specimens of ancient Byzantine frescoes. The 4th-century sanctuaries include many examples of Byzantine art, but later structures offer richer frescoes and images. Adorning walls and ceilings, they portray Biblical scenes, and their primary purpose was to help followers who could not read or write.
During the tour, our guides will give you information about Christianity and Monastic Life of Cappadocia.
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Finally (if we start at 09.30 am), around 18.00, we will drop you hotel.
This tour includes;
♦ Pick-up from hotel / Drop back to the hotel
♦ Transportation by Minivan
♦ Professional speaking English Guide
♦ All the entrance tickets
♦ 0-3 years of children are free of charge.
♦ 3-10 years of children have 50% discount.
♦ If you are more than 4 people, contact for discount.
♦ You can cancel the reservation 48 hours before without any payment,
♦ If you want to cancel last 24 hours than you have to pay 50% of full amount
♦ When the reservation not cancelled, then you will be charged 100% of your payment.
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