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Tours turkey Selime Monastery

South Cappadocia Full-Day Green Tour with Trekking


See the top sights of South Cappadocia on a full-day tour. Visit Turkey's largest excavated underground city, trek in the Ihlara valley and more.

Selime Monastery

On this full-day tour of Cappadocia you'll visit Derinkuyu Underground City, the largest excavated site of its kind in Turkey. At a depth of 85 meters the multi-level city could accommodate up to 20,000 people. Continue to the Ihlara Valley for a 4-kilometer trek. See cave churches from the 7th-11th centuries, most of which feature brightly colored frescoes. Stop at Belisirma, a typical Anatolian village, to enjoy lunch and visit some of the churches open to tourists. Stop also in Selime town, known for its rock-cut churches and one of the largest rock-cut monasteries in Cappadocia. In Goreme, enjoy the beauty of Cappadocia’s lunar landscapes and the many-colored rock formations.

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Duration 8 hours

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You will be picked up from your hotel in Cappadocia.

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About this experience

  • 7 pickup location options:
  • Mustafapaşa, Çavuşin, Ürgüp, Göreme, Uçhisar, Ortahisar, Avanos
  • Goreme Panorama
  • Photo stop, Visit, Guided tour, Sightseeing (20 minutes)
  • Goreme Onyx
  • Photo stop, Shopping, Workshop (30 minutes)
  • Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Photo stop, Visit, Guided tour, Sightseeing, Walk (1 hour)
  • Selime Monastery
  • Visit, Guided tour, Sightseeing (45 minutes)
  • Belisırma
  • Lunch, Free time (45 minutes)
  • Ihlara Valley
  • Visit, Guided tour, Sightseeing, Walk, Hiking (50 minutes)
  • Pigeon Valley
  • Visit, Sightseeing (15 minutes)
  • 7 drop-off locations:
  • Göreme, Avanos, Mustafapaşa, Ortahisar, Uçhisar, Çavuşin, Ürgüp
  • Main stop
  • For reference only. Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Highlights
  • Explore the excavated, multi-layered Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Enjoy a 4-kilometer trek in the Ihlara Valley
  • Visit typical Anatolian villages and their rock-cut churches
  • Includes
  • Licensed professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van/coach
  • Entry fees to the museums and sites
  • Parking fees
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks
  • Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

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