Highlights of South Cappadocia: Mustafapaşa, Keslik Monastery, Sobesos, Soganli Valley, Kaymaklı Underground City.
Operates as private tour.
Starting from your hotel at 9:00, we drive to Mustafapasa, famous for its beautiful architecture; Mustafapasa was one of the largest Greek towns in Cappadocia until the 1924 population exchange between Turkey and Greece. The next stop is the Keslik Monastery, with one of the rare iconoclastic examples of Cappadocia frescoes. After which we will drive to the Sobessos Excavation site. Archeologists have recently (in last 10 years) begun excavations of this area. From there, we continue to Soganli Valley. Soganli was once the third largest monastic center in the area and hosts many cave churches and a beautiful hiking valley. one of the most secluded and tranquil valleys in Cappadocia. We begin our hike along one side of the valley, visiting many cave churches and we return along the other side of the valley to the quaint village. Before start to hike in Soganli Valley we get our lunch. After our lunch and afternoon hike through the Soganli Valley we will drive to Kaymaklı Underground City. This complex carved underground was used for hundreds of years by locals to hide from Romans, Persians and Maurs.
• Transportation in A/C non-smoking car or minibus and experienced driver
• Professional English-speaking guide
• Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
• Services charges and local taxes
• Drinks, tips to guide and driver and personal expenses