Start the day with a hike in Red/Rose Valley for 4-6 km with awesome views and surprizes around every corner in the rocky landscape. The walk ends in Cavusin village where there is a rock castle which once housed all the inhabitants. After lunch go underground in Kaymakli to explore this incredible city where the inhabitants were compltetly protected from the outside world. End the day in the old Greek village of Mustafapasa (Greek name Sinassos) with its beautiful Medrese doorway and turning pillar, the 19th century church of Constantine and Helena, and traditional stone houses with detailed stone decorations. You can even have a cup of tea in a traditional Greek house.
This tour takes you further out of the region. On the way to the canyon you can either visit an underground city where locals could hide in safety throughout history, or Nar Golu volcanic crater lake panorama and thermal pool, or Guzelyurt (Gelveri, Karvala, Karballa) old Greek village and church of Saint Gregory (Aghios Gregorios) built in 380. You can walk in Ihlara Canyon "Valley of the Sky" from the entrance staircase to Bellisirma (4 km) for lunch on the river, then either walk (6 km) or drive to Yaprakhisar panorama of conical fairy chimneys and Selime monastery before the return journey which includes visiting a 13th century Seljuk caravanserai (motel for camel trains).
Visit the main sights in the central region and walk in a valley on each day. Choose from Red / Rose Valleys, Meskendir Valley, Pigeon Valley, Love Valley.
This tour takes you further out of the region (Ihlara is a 3 hour return journey time from central Cappadocia). On the way to the canyon you will visit Derinkuyu underground city, Nar volcanic crater lake, walk for 4 kilometers in Ihlara Canyon next to the river, lunch at Bellisirma village, see the monastery at Selime and the panoramic view at Yaprakhisar, and finally stop at Agzikarahan Caravanserai, a once lively motel for camel trains on the Silk Road.
Visit Urgup’s fairy chimneys, walk 5km in Red, Rose and other valleys in the heart of Cappadocia, Cavusin Castle, Kaymakli underground city, photo stop at Pigeon Valley.
Visit Derinkuyu Underground City, walk for 3½ km in Ihlara Canyon to Bellisirma village where you will have lunch, Selime monastery and panorama, and on the return to Cappadocia a chance to see Pigeon Valley panoramic viewpoint.