CAPPADOCIA, in other words katpatuka, Land of Beautiful Horses. Cappadocia is one of the flowers of the world with history, one of the most amazing geography, [...]
5 Days Best Of Turkey - 5/4
DAY 1 - CAPPADOCIA
Pick up from Kayseri –Nevsehir airport or hotels. Our first visit with Cappadocia almost great landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's “fairy chimneys”, where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we continue to Avanos the land of terracotta art where we can see how the ceramic and tiles made by hand. After lunch at local restaurant we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine cave church in Cappadocia. Our tour finishes at the glorious Uchisar Rock-Castle, giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia. (L,)
DAY 2 - CAPPADOCIA
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 2 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned village. The current village of Cavusin is located on the road. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several churches. After lunch continue to the Pigeon Valley where we see the panorama of Cappadocia.. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most extraordinary underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the Göreme Panorama. Overnight in Cappadocia(B, L)
Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia: Flying in a hot air balloon is the best way to discover the deep valleys and rock formation of Cappadocia.Our experienced professional pilots will be delighted to take you on an unforgettable journey over Cappadocia. A voyage beyond words over the most stunning landscape.
Cooking Class at Cappadocia: Cooking classes are taught by a local village woman who will guide you through the process of preparing and cooking a traditional Turkish 3 course meal.This will be include soup,at least 2 type of main dishes and a dessert.
DAY 3- KONYA
After breakfast we have great journey through the heartlands of Turkey .Konya is arguably the earliest city in the world..Visit the Mevlana Mausoleum, the great mystic poet and Islamic spiritual leader, who founded the sect of ''Whirling Dervishes'' .After lunch visit 13th century Selcuk caravanserai "Sultanhan" . Overnight in Pamukkale. Driving Distance approx. eight hours (B, L, D)
DAY 4- PAMUKKALE
We spend the morning at the magical site of Pamukkale. Hot springs make this site particularly picturesque.Once known as Hierapolis which is famous with its healing thermal / mineral Baths beautiful snow-white “petrified waterfalls". After lunch visit Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths, Masterpiece Theater and drive to Kusadasi. Overnight stay in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)
DAY 5- EPHESUS
A day exploring the Ancient City Ephesus which is located on the west coast of Asia Minor, stroll past the celsus library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street to the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. Lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon will visit the carpet weaving centre to learn how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Our tour culminates at Temple Of Artemis (Diana), which was one of the seven wonders of ancient World. Our tour ends here. (B, L, )
Hotels with breakfast,
All airport transfers,
Professional english speaking tour guide,
5 lunch during tour,
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