Tour Information

An adventurous tour descending deep into the Derinkuyu Underground City through narrow tunnels and trekking in the amazing Ihlara River Canyon exploring ancient troglodyte cave houses and old Byzantine cave churches painted with frescoes along the way.

• Walking through narrow tunnels of Derinkuyu Underground City

• Trekking through Ihlara River Canyon

• Climbing up Selime Monastery carved into a sheer cliff

• Visit an old Caravanseail (Inn) on the Silk Road

Your tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby in Cappadocia at 09:00 AM and proceed to visit Derinkuyu Underground City which carved into the soft volcanic rock ground. The underground city was carved through different period of history by different civilizations as a shelter for protection at the time of war. Different unites are connected to each other by narrow tunnels. Later we drive further south to Ihlara, a deep river canyon. We will descent into the canyon and follow a path along the river for our trekking exploring old Byzantine cave churches and monasteries with frescoes.

We will have a lunch break in a local restaurant by the river. Later continue to the end of the canyon by car and climb up the Selime Monastery carved high into a sheer cliff. Finally we will follow the old Silk Road back and visit Agzikarahan Carvanserail built by Seljuk Turks in the 13th Century. Tour will end around 17:00 PM at your hotel.


This tour run privately upon request.

1 person 200 USD

2 people 140 USD per person

3 people 120 USD per person

4 people 100 USD per person

5 people 90 USD per person

6 people 80 USD per person

7 and more people, please contact us for prices.

Included: Guiding service, admission fees and private transport by a comfortable Mercedes/VW Van/Minibus.

Not Included: Lunch, drinks and gratuities.