Essential Turkey (Turkey 101)

13 Days / 12 Nights with Bodrum extension (if preferred)

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.

Symbiosis of the sea and the mountain will offer you an amazing landscape. Between the Chain Mountains of Mont Taurus ski resorts and the Mediterranean sea trace over a green coast and endless beaches. From Marmaris to Alanya, passing through Antalya, South of Turkey offer you almost 1000 km of coast and beaches all different from each other.

Day 1:
Arrival, transfer check in to the hotel.

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

Day 3: Cruise Day on the Bosphorus and the discovery of Asian Continent
A day on the shore of mystical Bosphorus, and cruise on the waters merging the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

Day 4: Golden Horn
Departing from traditional way, for the discovery of Phanar (Fener) neighbourhood and district of Eyüp alongside of Golden Horn.

Lets start from visiting St sauveur in Chora- jewel of the site with its brightness and freshness of its interior decoration, mosaics and paintings.

Day 5: Cappadocia
Departure for the Goreme Valley; Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian 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
Departure in the morning for Tour to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia.

Day 7: Cappadocia – Konya
On the way, visit of Kervansaray of Seldjoukide Times in the region. Visit of the couvent of Mevlana, founder of order of dervichs Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning).

Day 8: Konya – Antalya
A day on the road, with the possibility of seeing the lagoon of Beysehir offering a magnificient landscapes and natural beauty. On the road, we will discover the antique region in Antalya –The three most important antique sites.

Day 9: Antalya – Kas
Early in the morning, departure for the small port of Ucagiz where a boat cruise is highly recommended for the discovery of Kekova and the surrounding bay.

Day 10: Kas – Xantho – Patara – Dalyan
Rapid return to Kas to discover the site of Xanthos, no doubt that this is one of most well kept treasury of the region.

Day 11: Dalyan – Pamukkale
Before you leave we recommend you to have a tour on the beach of 6 km of white sand, this is what you see in the tourism magazines it is a classic but real. It has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.

Day 12: Pamukkale – Selcuk
On the way to Selçuk (Ephèsus), we will commence by the visit of Virgin’s House on the mountain Aladag.

Day 13: Pamukkale – Selcuk
Morning Departure for Bodrum. Free Day and Dinner in the hotel.

Day 14: Bodrum
Boat cruise for the discovery of Bodrum and surrounding coasts.

Day 15: Bodrum
Departure from Bodrum.

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