Discovery Journey in Turkey

11 Days / 10 Nights

Follow the traces of the history, visit the antiques sites, with no doubt the most famous Ephesus and Pergamon.

On this path, you will come across extraordinarily beautiful landscapes, the valley surrounding the ancient site of Aphrodisias will be one of them. You will complete this journey with sandy beaches and sea resorts.

Remarkable region of Turkey, Cappadocia abundant of richness architectural, historical going back to the first days of Christianity.

This is a conquest of fairy and inspiring landscapes in the heart of Anatolian steppes. Cappadocia is a real choc esthètique in the middle of a nature volcanic.

Still green and savage the north region, the Egean Coast with fabolous summer resorts, and end your trip in Cesme one of the pearls of the Egean region..

Day 1: – Istanbul
Arrival to Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Presentation and orientation in the city on the way. First discovery of Sultanahmet neighbourhood..

Day 2: Discovery of Sultanahmet Neighborhood
Day complete dedicated to the discovery of historical heritage of the city, visit of Sultanahmet in the company of a professional guide.

Day 3: Istanbul- Bursa (150 km – 2h)
We will then descend to Egyptian Market (Spice market) down to Eminonu. And you will see another marvellous mosque « Rûstem Pasa », signature piece of Sinan, who is with no doubt the greatest architecture of Ottoman Empire.

Day 4: Bursa – Ankara (380km – 5h)
Following the breakfast, we will complete the tour in Bursa and be heading to Ankara.

Day 5: Cappadocia (281 km – 3h30)
Departure for the Göreme Valley; Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Capadocian village with it’s different style Rock-Cut churches and frescoes. This site classified as the World Heritage by Unesco as it presents frescoes from Xe to XIIIe Centuries.

Day 6: Cappadocia
Départure in the morning for Tour to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia.

Day 7: Cappadocia – Konya (244km – 3h)
Discovery of the valley of Pasabag. On the way, visit of Kervansaray of Seldjoukide Times in the region. Sultanhani dating back to 13th Century. Dinner and overnight in Konya.

Day 8: Konya – Pamukkale (414 km – 5h30)
In the morning Discovery of the town Visit of the couvent of Mevlana, founder of order of dervichs Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning). Visit of the Mosaic Museum and we will also not forget the hill of Aladin.

Day 9: Konya – Pamukkale (414 km – 5h30)
On the way to Selçuk (Ephèsus), we will commence by the visit of Virgin’s House on the mountain Aladağ. And then we will discover one of the historical sites well preserved with its temple, one of the seven wonders of the Universe Temple of Artemis.

Day 10: Visit of Pergamon (200 km – 3h)
We will be heading to Pergamon, this will be a day dedicated to visit one of the richest and the most interesting and most well preserved archaeological sites in Turkey.

Day 11:
Return to Paris

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