Tour start in the morning from the hotel. Firstly, you will stop to take photos at Uc Guzeller which are famed fairy chimneys in Cappadocia. Next, visit to DEVRENT Valley has various types of fairy chimneys. Among these are those with caps, cones, mushroom like forms pillar and pointed rocks.We will take a walk through this amazing valley.
Then, you will visit PASABAGLARI (Monk’s Valley) where you will see many fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps can be found here, this style being unique to this area. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon and a hermit’s shelter is built into one such fairy chimney with three heads. After visiting Pasabag, we will drive to AVANOS which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak river. The Kizilirmak, which divides Avanos into two, is Anatolia’s longest river. And we will have a rest to have lunch in a local restaurant. After having lunch, we will proceed to GOREME Open Air Museum where this religious education was started. You will visit the churhces, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls.
You will visit KAYMAKLI Underground City where early christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit PIGEON Valley where you will see where the Pigeons and hear of how they were used to help the people. Some examples where to send messages and to fertizilize the grapes. Also you will see a wonderful panoromic view. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
TOUR TYPE : Private Group Tour
PICK UP : 09:00
DURATION : Approx. 8 hours
INCLUSIONS : Hotel pickup and drop off, English speaking guide, Entrance fees, Lunch
EXCLUSIONS : Personal Expenses, Drinks, Photos and Videos, Tips (optional)
WE SUGGEST : Sunglasses, Hat, Comfortable shoes, Camera