Cappadocia Panoramas, Göreme Open Air Museum, Paşabağ, Balloon Riding, Underground City, Ihlara Gorge Caravanserai, Konya, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Virgin Mary House
DAY 1/- Transfer Cappadocia; Panoramas -Göreme Open Air Museum-Paşabağ
Meet the guide & deluxe tour mini-van at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the availability of early C/in, free time for freshen-up for ½, then take a start discovering the highlights; photo-pause at the top of Pigeon Valley for pigeon houses on slopes of valleys . Then, stopping at some panoramic points where you will catch of breathtaking scenery (Esentepe & skirts of Uçhisar Castle), arrive to Göreme Open Air Museum, awe-inspiring painted churches built by exiled Christians during the Roman era. Enjoy your lunch with local tastes. A short walk to Zelve – Paşabağ where you will find the most interesting fairy chimneys and the first example of monk’s chapel. Then, close witness to fairy chimney at Devrent Valley. Return to hotel Return to hotel.
DAY 2/ Balloon Riding- Underground City- Ihlara Gorge-Caravanserai
Early morning you will be picked up from the hotel for sun rise with hot air balloon that has its unique cocktail of events, dipping down to pick the apricots from the tree in flight and soaring above the landscape, picking out landmarks never before noticed. Back to hotel. At around 09:30 am you will be picked up by our guide and deluxe tour mini-van, than keep on discovering the highlights; At around 09:30 am you will be picked up by our guide and deluxe tour mini-van, than keep on discovering the highlights; visit to Derinkuyu Underground City, the best example of the underground cities. Then, keep on driving to Arrive to Ihlara Valley formed by the volcanic eruptions where the scenery is fascinating too and possible to visit rock cut churches with frescoes . Enjoy your lunch at the riverside restaurant- EXTRA.
Then, visit the villages Yaprakhisar and the monastery in Selime. Before back the hotel, stop at Ağzıkarahan Caravanserai ( Oil Stations of Camels on the Silk Road!!!!!!! ). Befor Return to hotel visit to Avanos for traditional handicraft as pottery manufacturing by Hittite technique and Tiles & Plates and also Rugs. Return to Hotel.
DAY 3/ -Konya-Pamukkale
Early morning, C/out the hotel, drive to Konya city of Whirling Dervishes along the ancient Silk Road, stopping for a look at the huge Sultan Han caravanserai en route. Upon arrival, visit to Mevlana Museum and have your lunch in Konya- EXTRA. Then, head to Pamukkale. Arrive at late afternoon. Sun-set over the world-famous white terraces. C/in the 5* hotel.
DAY 4/- Ephesus-Virgin Mary House-Transfer to Airport in İzmir
Early morning, after you had breakfast, depart for EPHESUS, the best-preserved and restored ancient city in Turkey, which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity. Continue and explore the ancient city of Ephesus with its Great Theatre with a capacity of 24.000 spectators and Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian. Then, visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her final days. After lunch, transfer to the airport to back to home with full of energy and dozens of good memories, may be the plans for the next holiday…
2 nights at Argos in Cappadocia –boutique-deluxe room
1 night at Collosea Hotel in Pamukkale-5* hotel
* Transfers from /to Airport - accompanying English Speaking Guide * Private Deluxe tour-mini van (driver and gasoline included )-limo design inside
* Special Guide- fluent in English
* Entrance Fees of all Museums
* Mineral water on the mini-van
* Auto park Fees
* Driver & Guide accommodation at Pamukkale