Up to 3 days
Experience the magic on the Yellow Tour in Cappadocia, a must-do excursion for visitors to the region. Led by a professional guide, this walking tour takes you through the stunning valleys of Cappadocia, known for their towering rock formations and fairy chimneys.
The tour begins in the Red Valley, where you’ll marvel at the unique rock formations that resemble animals and enjoy breathtaking views at sunset. From there, you’ll head to Göreme, a UNESCO site of cultural heritage known for its rich history and beautiful valleys. In Güllüdere Valley, you’ll have the opportunity to see churches, monasteries, and houses carved into rocks, all dating back to ancient times.
After Çavuşin Village, the tour makes a stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, the group will visit Pigeon Valley, known for its breathtaking views and stunning photo opportunities. The valley gets its name from the pigeons that used to live there, and in fact, there are many caverns that were used for pigeon eggs, which were an important food source for the local population.
The final stop on tour is at the Kaymakli Underground City, where visitors can marvel at the intricate network of rooms and corridors that were carved out of the rock. This underground city was once home to 5,000 people spread over eight floors, and its construction required a staggering amount of workmanship and labor. Don’t miss the chance to explore this great site on the Yellow Tour.
At the end of the tour, a comfortable vehicle will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cappadocia. You’ll return in the afternoon, filled with memories of your incredible day exploring the unique valleys, landscapes, and historical sites of the region.
The Cappadocia Yellow Tour is an unforgettable way to see the best of what Cappadocia has to offer. Led by a professional guide, this walking tour immerses you in the history and beauty of the region. The tour is suitable for all ages and offers a one-of-a-kind experience in the south of Cappadocia.
This private tour is perfect for small groups of friends or family, and the price listed is based on a per-person rate for a minimum of four adults participating in the tour. This indicates that if there are fewer or higher than four adults, the cost may be different. You can fill out the inquiry form to get your customized itinerary and rates.
The walking tour takes place on a daily basis and starts during the morning. A car will pick you up from your hotel in Cappadocia and drive you towards the first stop of this excursion. A professional guide will accompany you during this walking tour in order to explain everything you need to know.
Your tour begins at Red Valley, one of Cappadocia's most beautiful and well-known valleys. This valley is home to unique rock formations and fairy chimneys, which are believed to be unlike any others in the region. The landscape is particularly breathtaking at sunset, making Red Valley a must-see destination for visitors to Cappadocia. Whether you're a nature lover or just looking to take in stunning views, Red Valley is sure to impress.
Your next stop is Göreme, a UNESCO site of cultural heritage known for its rich history and beautiful valleys. The area is home to multiple valleys and other important monuments, such as churches and monasteries. One of the most well-known landmarks in Göreme is the Güllüdere valley, where you'll have the opportunity to see towering rock formations, fairy chimneys, and houses carved into rocks. These structures date back to ancient times, when the area was inhabited. Whether you're interested in history or just looking to take in the stunning scenery, Göreme is a must-see destination on the Yellow Tour.
During your tour, you'll have the chance to take a break for lunch at a local restaurant by the river. This is a great opportunity to refuel with a delicious meal and take a moment to relax before continuing your excursion. The lunch includes a soup, salad, and your choice of trout, chicken, vegetarian meal, or meatballs. Take a break and recharge your batteries before exploring more of Cappadocia on the Yellow Tour.
Your next stop on the walking tour is a settlement known for its stunning architecture and houses carved into rocks. This creates a breathtaking backdrop and makes this settlement a must-see destination. After exploring the settlement, you'll have the opportunity to take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. Take advantage of this time to rest and recharge before continuing your tour of Cappadocia.
Next up on the tour is Pigeon Valley, one of the most well-known valleys in Cappadocia due to its diverse rock formations. The valley gets its name from the pigeons that used to live there, and visitors can also see the pigeon caverns that were used by the local population. Pigeon Valley is a must-see destination for anyone touring Cappadocia.
The final stop on the walking tour is the stunning Kaymakli underground city. This ancient city was once home to 5,000 people, who carved out a city with eight floors featuring multiple houses and common areas. The underground city is an engineering marvel and is sure to take your breath away with its impressive design. Don't miss the chance to explore this unique destination on the Yellow Tour.
As this is the last stop of your tour, a car will be waiting I order to transfer you back to Cappadocia. This tour finishes during the afternoon when you arrive back to your hotel full of great images and positive feelings.
Private tours only include your group (up to 13 people), your guide, and driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven surfaces, inclines and 10 - 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreens are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their steps at all times in order to avoid injuries. This tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.
Tour start and end locations are stated above. If you want to transfer from a different place, you can contact us.
Our Regular SIC Tours are operated in English. Exceptional languages like Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese and other languages might be organized as a private guided tour with your personal guide. You can contact us for your private tour requests.
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