7. Cappadocia: Private Tour with Guide and Van
In the morning, at the time we have determined; It is usually around 09:00-10:00am, you are met by a professional guide from your hotel and start the tour.Your first point is Göreme Panorama, a place where you can see Cappadocia from above. Your guide will tell you the history of the formation of Cappadocia. Enjoy the underground city tour where you will be amazed with its warehouses, animal shelters, kitchens, wine cellars, living rooms. While visiting these interconnected places, you will pass through sometimes narrow and sometimes wide tunnels. When you finish it all, you will have descended 8 floors. Enjoy the view of Pigeon Valley and maybe you want to feed hundreds of pigeons in a fun way. Explore the Uçhisar Castle, which has been carved into a large number of rooms, houses, shelters, warehouses, cisterns, tombs, and cellars since Roman times, used as an important defense point against Arab raids, and has large stone cannonballs used for defense against attackers. Göreme Open Air Museum, A.C.IV. from the XIII century. It is a rock settlement that hosted an intense monastic life until the 19th century. In the area that forms a valley, churches, chapels, dining halls and sitting areas are carved into the rock blocks. Göreme Valley is accepted as the place where the monastic education system started. While the geometric ornaments used in the early periods of Christianity in churches can be seen in the first paint layers, the frescoes made in later dates are the Bible and the Prophet. It depicts scenes from the life of Jesus. You can visit the Girls and Boys Monastery, St. Basileus Church, Elmalı Church, St. Barbara Church, Yılanlı Church, Dark Church, Çarıklı Church and Tokalı Church in Göreme Open Air Museum. Göreme Open Air Museum has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a natural and cultural asset since 6 December 1985. Take a lunch break at the local restaurants of Cappadocia and then watch and experience the making of pottery and ceramics, which has been a business in the region for hundreds of years. This profession, which has come from the Hittite period to the present, is made with mud taken from Kızılırmak, Turkey's longest river, which also passes through the region. Visit Paşabağları, also called the Valley of the Monks, and see the best examples of fairy chimneys with hats in the region. You were completing your tour in Devrent valley, also known as the valley of İmagination. You will see many animals, plants and rock shapes resembling other symbols. (Camel, duck, hand, hat) Imagine and enjoy the view. You are returning to your hotel, relieve your sweet tiredness by resting.