Rose Valley & Kaymakli Underground City Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 7 hours
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby before the beginning of your day’s adventures in Cappadocia. Your experience will begin with a scenic hot-air=balloon ride over the unique landscape, which will provide the perfect start to your day. From there you will drive for 1 hour to Soganli Village, where you can see one of the greatest examples of monastic life that has been hidden and protected over time. Following that, drive to the Sobesos Excavation site of a Roman City, which possesses one-of-a-kind floral mosaics that have only recently been discovered. Upon arrival at the Keslik Monastery, you will have the opportunity to understand how people survived and practiced their religion on this small site. This will also give you an idea of their not-so-well-known social life. You will then drive to Sinassos where you will see an Old Greek Village, which was re-inhabited ...
Start the tour at 9 AM with pick-up from your hotel. After a 5 minute drive, set out on a hike through the beautiful Rose Valley which will take just over an hour. Pass by fairy-chimneys, local farms, pigeon houses, and rock-hewn cave chapels. Admire the wonderful range of rose-colored hues in the valley which change in intensity depending on the season, time of day, and weather conditions. Learn about the history and the unique formations of Cappadocia during the hike from your guide. Ah the end of the hike, make a quick stop at the picturesque old Cavusin cave village. Then head to Monks Valley (Pasabag), where you will see the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys and St. Simeon's monk cell. Then, drive to Goreme for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of the Kaymaklı underground city, the first and most popular underground city in Cappadocia. Discover how this complex carved undergroun...
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel to begin your adventure in Cappadocia. Take a scenic hot air balloon ride over the unique landscape for the perfect start to your day. Afterwards, relax on the 1-hour drive to Soganli Village, where you’ll see one of the greatest examples of monastic life. Following that, drive to the Sobesos excavation site to see the incredible floral mosaics of this ancient Roman City. Continue to the Keslik Monastery, to learn about how monks survived and practiced their religion at this small site. This will also give you an idea of the lesser-known aspects of monastic social life. Head to Sinassos to see an old Greek village, before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. After refuelling, start a 2-hour hike through the stunning Red Valley to discover the unusual rock formations there. At the end of the hike you’ll be dropped off back at your h...
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