Green Tour with Ihlara Valley and Underground City
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Green Tour with Ihlara Valley and Underground City

7 hours
Turkish, English, Spanish

This full-day excursion includes some of the most important highlights of South Cappadocia region, such as the infamous unique rock formations, spots that offer panoramic views, a river walk, unique natural landscapes and of course important sightseeing locations.


  • Discover this spectacular UNESCO listed region of Cappadocia her famous under ground cities
  • Learn about the history of Cappadocia through your guide's commentary
  • Enjoy Small-group tour in a luxury vehicle with a driver-guide


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Goreme area)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver-guide
  • Lunch

Not Included:

  • Beverage with meals
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Please note: Payment on spot.

Your full day excursion begins in the morning, when our team members will pick you up from your hotel. You will be driven towards your first stop with a modern, fully air-conditioned and comfortable bus, accompanied by your tour guide. The guide, as well as the driver, is responsible to ensure that you are having a smooth and relax excursion. In addition, the guide will explain everything you need to know regarding the points of interest and the places that you are going to visit.

Goreme Panaroma: The first stop of your excursion is at the Göreme Panorama. From there, you can enjoy magnificent panoramic views over the Göreme town. Therefore, make sure that you will snap some stunning photos of the areas fairy chimneys.

Derin Kuyu: Derinkuyu is your next stop as you will be visiting the underground city. This particular city is the largest and most popular among the 36 underground cities that can be found in Cappadocia. They were built as an escape area that Christians were using in order to avoid prosecutions. The underground city will impress you with its size as it has eight floors that include, among other rooms, a winery and kitchens. It is important to mention that only four floors are accessible. Once you are there, the guide will let you know interesting facts about the underground city.

Ihlara Valley: After that, Cappadocia Green Tour continues towards Ihlara Valley which is a 14Km green river canyon. The bus will leave you at a certain point and together with your guide you will enjoy a 3,5Km walking along the river. There, you will get the chance to observe Ağaçaltı cave church that was built in the 4th century and includes paintings from the 10th century. The walking session ends at a point where a river side restaurant is.

Lunch: At a river side local restaurant you will enjoy a much needed lunch break. During your time there, you will have the chance to recharge your batteries with energy and relax before continuing your excursion. The lunch includes soup, salad, and a choice between, trout, chicken, vegetarian meal, or meatballs.

Monastery: Right after your lunch, the Cappadocia Green Tour continues towards the next stop which is the Selime Cave Monastery. The area showcases some interesting rock formations and the monastery is built at a cliff. When you are at the lower section of the cliff you can visit fairy chimneys and took some photos. The monastery dates back in 8th and 10th centuries. It includes a church, a living area and a missionary school. The design is imposing as it has high ceilings and balconies carved into the rock. On the opposite cliff you can observe the twin female monastery. Once again, the guide will provide an interesting briefing regarding the monastery's history and importance.

Pigeon Valley: A short photo-break follows at the Pigeon Valley, on the skirts of Göreme. Take a chance to admire nature and enjoy some panoramic views over the area. An interesting highlight is that the valley was named after the ancient pigeon houses that were carved into the cliff. The guide will provide an interesting description of the valley and will let you know everything you need to know about the area.

Onyx Workshop & Return Back: Onyx jewel factory is the last stop of this exciting excursion. After that, the bus will continue on its way back. Cappadocia Green Tour finishes by the moment you arrive back at your hotel. By the end of your full-day excursion you will be amazed by the landscape and the attractions that Cappadocia region has. With great experiences, this tour will surely be a long lasting memory from your vacations.

Free cancellation

Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
Andy Anna
With GetExperience since 2024

Meeting point

Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey

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