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Cappadocia Tour 1: Blue Tour

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Tour Code: T.P.T Cappadocia Tour: 1
Duration:Approx. 8 hours
Departures:From Cappadocia
Standarts:Private / Group
Highlights:

Kaymaklı underground city, Soganli valley, Sahinefendi (Sobessos), Keslik Monastery, Mustafapasha ( Sinassos)

The tour starts with Kaymaklı Underground City which is one of the most interesting underground settlement in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are visit able. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. Soganli valley, an open air museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style rock-cut churches and frescoes. Villages in the valleys, surrounded by the ‘’table top’’ mountains, are spectacular. The valley was continuously inhabited since the earliest days of the Christian era, has churches that date from the 9th to 13th centuries. Some of the churches contain inscriptions giving the exact dates of construction and thus have provided scholars with valuable clues to help date other churches in Cappadocia. Lunch and visit to Sahinefendi ( Sobessos) newly discovered ( 01 May 2002) mosaic houses &archaeological excavation site. Continue with Keslik Monastery near Cemil that hides its frescoes behind a very thin smoke layer which we can only see by torch light. Our tour finishes with a visit to Mustafapasha (Sinassos) an old Greek town with its spectacular old Greek houses; very fine examples of late Greek settlementsw and architecture.

SPECIAL NOTES

Guest must be able to walk approximately 1 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscren are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries. It is not recommended to visit underground cities fort he guests who have asthma and claustrophobia.

Tour Price Includes

  • From/ to hotel

  • Professional English Speaking Official Tour Guide

  • Entrance fees to the various sites

  • Air conditioned non- smoking vehicle

Tour Price Does Not Include

  • Beverages

  • Personal expenses

  • Tip to driver and tour guide

  • Anything unless specified being included

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