Would you like to see one of the most unique places on earth? Enjoy the incredible, breathtaking scenery? and then visit the amazing and mysterious underground cities? Then the Cappadocia Yellow Tour is for you!
You will take an unforgettable journey through one of the most unique, beautiful and unusual places in the world, created by nature itself. Cappadocia – was created by volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Over the years, nature has created beautiful valleys with unusual rocks here. In the VI century BC. e. In the soft tuff, people began to carve their houses. You will be amazed to see entire cities carved into the rocks.
You have the opportunity to visit the most famous and unusual valley of Cappadocia – the Valley of Love. It will delight your imagination with its extraordinary stone pillars that look like giant mushrooms, 20, 30 and even 40 meters high. You will have an unforgettable walk through the Red and Rose valleys that will surprise you with their color schemes, especially beautiful at sunset. The underground city of Kaymakli will amaze you with the grandeur of its construction. Imagine an underground city with 8 levels and all the comforts of life created many centuries ago. It will be interesting for you to see the ancient Otahisar Fort carved on the cliff. It was used by the Romans many centuries ago. And if you haven’t climbed to the top, you will see unsurpassed, beautiful landscapes with unusual, as if foreign, valleys. At the end of your fascinating excursion, you will visit the ancient village of Chavushin, whose dwellings were literally carved into the rock thousands of years ago. People lived in it until 1953. You will have the opportunity to see how these apartments were furnished and admire the old churches that have survived to this day.
A trip along the Cappadocia Yellow Tour will not leave anyone indifferent! She will forever give joy and unforgettable impressions to those who have been here at least once in their lives!
Cappadocia Yellow Tour price is 75 € for adults, 70 € for children from 8 to 12 years old and for children under 6 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Tour days: Daily
Tour duration: From 09:30 to 18:30
Cappadocia Hotels Transfer: Pick up from your hotel
Your exciting journey begins with a comfortable coach picking you up from your hotel. You will take an exciting journey through an amazing area known for its breathtaking landscapes. During the tour you will visit the Valley of Love.
Here you will have time to admire the beautiful view of the valley and take beautiful photos. Then visit the Red and Rose Valley. After visiting the valleys, lunch awaits you. After lunch, continue your journey and visit the underground city of Kaymakli and Ortahisar Castle. At the end of the excursion you will visit the ancient village of Chavushin . At the end of the excursion, a comfortable bus will take you back to the hotel.
Valley of Love: You will visit one of the most interesting and beautiful valleys – the Valley of Love. It is famous for its unusual rock formations. They literally covered the valley like huge porcini mushrooms. You will be amazed to see these incredible structures created by nature itself. And the incredibly beautiful view of the valley will give you a lot of wonderful photos.
Red and Rose Valleys: Your journey will take you through the unsurpassed beauty of the Red and Pink Valleys. They are named for the shadows of the rocks within them. From the outside, these rocks resemble an Italian meringue or a fluffy pink dessert. Both valleys are filled with cave churches that still have beautiful frescoes. You will be amazed at how many cave passages there are in these valleys. It’s just impossible to count them. You have to walk 2-3 kilometers through the valleys. The landscapes that open to your eyes along the way will amaze you.
Kaymakli Underground City: During your trip you will visit the city of Kaymakli. Kaymakli is the largest underground city in Cappadocia, the oldest monument of civilization. It is said to have been built in Hittite times and only opened relatively recently – 1964. This mysterious city is a maze of tunnels and rooms carved deep into the earth in eight levels. Only 5 levels have been fully excavated by archaeologists. You may be surprised, but everything was intended for the residence of 15,000 people. Stables were on the first level, the church and living quarters on the second, and kitchens and a storeroom on the third. The current inhabitants of Kaymakli still use parts of the underground city as storage, stables and cellars.
Ortahisar Castle: Ortahisar Castle – The fortress towering over the town of Ortahisar is one of the town’s major tourist attractions. You will be amazed by this fortress, literally carved into the rock and dotted with caves. There are 10 floors in total. Ortahisar has been used since Roman times. If you climb to the top of the fortress you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view. The most impressive panorama of the Hallakder valley – the valley of the fabulous chimneys and the majestic snow-capped Erciyes volcano on the horizon.
Chavushin Village: Chavushin is the oldest settlement in Cappadocia, a rocky city. You may be surprised but in 1953 people lived in dwellings carved into the rock. Due to landslides and erosion, they had to abandon their homes. Old churches and monasteries carved into the rock are among the most interesting structures in the village. Built in the 5th century, the Church of St. John the Baptist is one of the most famous churches in Chavushin. There are ancient frescoes here where you can see the faces of Mary and Jesus. You will surely enjoy walking around the old buildings and imagining how people used to live here.
Lunch: Your exciting journey will last almost all day. A hearty lunch at a local restaurant awaits you during the tour. Here you can expect delicious national dishes prepared by Cappadocian chefs.
Adult: 75 €
Child: 70 €
Yes. The price of the excursion includes the services of a professional English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.
We recommend you to check the locations in the Red and Green Tour and choose accordingly. If you are more nature lover and want to visit the underground city, choose Green Tour. However, if you want to visit the center of Cappadocia and enjoy Love Valley with your partner, choose Yellow Tour.
The Yellow Tour in Cappadocia takes place daily.
The Cappadocia Yellow Tour cost includes a return transfer from your hotel, a professional English-speaking guide, tickets for all sightseeing tours, lunch and insurance.
The tour runs from 9:30am to 6:30pm. The total tour time is approximately 9 hours.
Best Time to Visit Cappadocia: The best time to visit Cappadocia is from March to June or from September to November when the crowds are thinner and the weather is milder. June to August is peak season so it can get crowded and it can get bitterly cold in the winter months from November to late February.