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Guzelyurt 68500, Turkey
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All reviewsgrand canyoncave churcheswalk along the riverbeautiful naturepleasant walkstarting pointselime monasteryturkeytea gardentake your timecappadocia areasoothing soundbelisirmastreamhikevalleytrees
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk is easy but there are few signpost. It can be improved. Some churches are not easily spotted. No map at the entrance.

Thank Scrat59
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We walk here regularly at different times of year. Start early in the day to avoid the crowds and enjoy the peacefulness and wildlife. I would only say to avoid the hottest months and to carry plenty of water in the summer.

Thank Oriel S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

visited here on a guided tour and although we were told of the many churches and monasteries we actually did not see that many in relation to other areas, nor were they as impressive. that being said the valley is beautiful and a very nice...More

Thank jcdandrd
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a must visit valley in Cappadocia region. It is quite far if you are staying Goreme or nearby areas. It is better to take a guided tour for the valley as they arrange for the guide, food, transfers etc.

Thank travel_ticker
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Firstly we did not plan to visit it, but after we heard lot of positive reviews we decide to come here after Derinkuyu yeralti sehri. Excellent views, excellent place for walking, but you must be fit enough to go up and down by stears

Thank GintaP6
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Ilhara Valley is a wonderful place for a walk. Just come with your car to Ilhara, park it peacefully in the bottom of the valley. Do not NOT proceed to the second parking, which is preferred by buses and organised tours. In the beginning you'll...More

2  Thank adam e
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I and my partner visited Ihlara Valey as a part of a one night stay Cappadocia trip from Ankara. Easy 350 steps lead you to natural beauty of Ihlara Valey and a river running along which hits you already walking down the steps. An incredible...More

Thank Süleyman Ç
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The valley is full of steps and uneven path, lined with plants. The stream and small caves added colour to the whole experience of covering the 3.5km walk in the valley. A good pair of walking shoes or trekking shoes is recommended. I would also...More

1  Thank Banu3009
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We went there with Green Tour. The guide “ Ufuq Jan” is a wonderful young man who has been great. Ilhara valley is a nice natural place where you can enjoy the nature. Track (4 kms) along flowing river was refreshing. My boys were happy...More

Thank Baloch45
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We went on a hike with a tour group. The entire course of the Ihlara Valley (we were told) can take up to 5 hours or longer. We started the tour from a location halfway through. We walked about 90 minutes/ 2 hours. It was...More

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Vipada K
26 April 2018|
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Response from Baloch45 | Reviewed this property |
Vipada .... I think not, because public transport is not available in Cappadocia region as such. You however can get a Taxi 🚕. Normally as part of any tour you’ll be able to do 4 Kms of patch only. If you want to do the... More
Sarah E
27 August 2017|
Response from Rodman100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the walk finishes in different locations, about 5 to 6 k's
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mona A | Reviewed this property |
if you keep in mind to go slowly ... yes no prams for sure ... keep in mind that at some points it might get a bit too much for kids this age ..but lots of places to take a break in.. proper footwear NO FLATS .. ... Your... More