Optional Hot Air Ballon Tour- Cappadocia Tour- Drive Back to Kusadasi
You will also have the chance to join the Hot Air Balloon Ride experience, famous for its sunrise. After picking you up from your hotel, our tour will start from the icon of Cappadocia, the fairy chimneys shaped like a family; father, mother, and a daughter called Three Beauties. It is exciting to take pictures of these fairy chimneys with the valley in the background in the early lights of the morning.
Ihlara Valley, The township is famed for the nearby valley of the same name, Ihlara Valley, which is a 16 km (10 mi) long gorge cut into volcanic rock in the southern part of Cappadocia, following several eruptions of Mount Erciyes. Through the valley flows Stream.
What is unique about this valley is the ancient history of its inhabitants. The whole canyon is honeycombed with rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. Due that the richness of the watering possibility and its hidden form and easy-to-hide structure it was the first settlement place of the first Christians escaping from the Roman soldiers.
In the Ihlara Valley, there are hundreds of antic churches caved in the volcanic rocks. The most known churches are Agacalti Church with a cross plan, Sumbullu Church, Purenliseki Church, Kokar Church, Yilanli Church, Karagedik Church, Kirkdamatli Church, Direkli Church, Ala Church, Kemerli Church, Egritas Church. We will give a break to our tour for lunch in a local restaurant to taste the various kinds of Turkish cuisine.
After lunch, we will drive to the second biggest underground city of Cappadocia, Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground City. This is a great opportunity to take pictures in one of the biggest underground cities in Cappadocia. Now it is time to catch some part of the sunset in the panoramic Pigeon Valley hosting countless pigeons in natural pigeon houses. These pigeons contribute to the living of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards.
You will have ample time to take pictures before transferring to the Urgup Bus station. Overnight bus to Izmir at 22:00 pm.
Note: If you wish, you can extend your tour, or you request a transfer service from us to other cities such as Konya, Antalya, Ankara, and Mount Nemrut.
*Cheap Cappadocia Tour runs every day and is available all year round. Also, documents with details and confirmations will be e-mailed to you after your booking.