Ephesus to Cappadocia

DAY 1: EPHESUS
The tour starting with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to an 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. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon will visit the carpet cooperative weaving center to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to House of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. Finally proceeding to Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. At the end fashion show will be at leather outlet center Overnight in Kusadasi. (L, D)

 

DAY 2: KUSADASI – PAMUKKALE
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 and Masterpiece Theater. Overnight in Pamukkale. (B, L, D)

DAY 3: PAMUKKALE – CAPPADOCIA
The day is a “transaction day” because of the long distance between Pamukkale to Cappadocia through Konya with several stops such as visit Mevlana’s Mausoleum, the great mystic poet and Islamic spiritual leader, who founded the sect of ”Whirling Dervishes” AND visit 13th century Seljuk caravanserai “Sultanhan” in Konya. Lunch on the way to Cappadocia. Drive to the hotel in Cappadocia. Driving Distance approx. eight hours (B, L, D)

DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA
Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian 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 pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. A visit ceramic &tile center to see how the ceramics are made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. Completing the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle to give you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches. The current village of Cavusin is located on the road. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several hermitages. After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. 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 interesting 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 natural castles at Ortahisar (B, L) end of tour Transfer to the airport or (B, L,)

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  • Package Duration: 4 Night/5 Days
  • Destination: Ephesus ancient city, House of Mother Mary, Pamukkale terraces, Konya Mevlana Museum, Cappadocia, Goreme open air museum and Kaymakli Underground City.

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