Cappadocia and Central Anatolia Tour with Professional Tour Guide

This tour will take you to the ancient capital of Hittites and the capital of Sejuklian Empire besides the wonderland of the world; Cappadocia. Following the rutes of anciient civilizations in the best awarded European museum in 1997, walking on the old streets of Angoara and Icunoium and wandering in the magic landscape of Cappadocia; What a wonderful experince in a lifetime.

per adult from

$1,002

AUD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Return private airport transfers
    • Private A/C luxurious Mercedes Sprinter for the tours and transfers
    • Private English Speaking guiding
    • Lunches on tour
    • Local taxes & 18 % VAT
    • Entry/Admission - Ankara Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Hattusha
    • Entry/Admission - Goreme National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
    • Entry/Admission - Mevlana Muzesi
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
    • Drinks at lunches
    • Dinners
    • Gratuities for the guide and driver
    • Accommodations

  • Day 1: ANKARA

    Stop At: Ankara Castle, Cankaya Merkez, Ankara Turkey
    Take the morning, noon or evening flight to Ankara: Several Direct flights from Istanbul- Izmir and the other cities in Turkey. Arrival at the airport, meet our guide and driver at the exit gate. We will first drive to the Mauseloum of Ataturk the builder of Turkish Republic. Then we will head on to old capital site ; Angora where we have the castle of Angora and the European best museum winner museum; Old Anatolian Civilisation Museum. Following the lunch, we will visit the museum which has the richest Hittite collection. Overnight at the old district of Ankara.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4 stars hotel in Ankara

    Day 2: CAPPADOCIA

    Stop At: Hattusha, Bogazkale Beldesi Sungurlu Merkez, Sungurlu, Bogazkale Turkey
    Drive to Hattusas, capital of the Hittite empire in the 2nd millennium BC. The ancient city is on the outskirts of present-day Bogazkale, just over 125 miles east of Ankara. The Hittites were the first true empire in the Anatolian area, and is mentioned in texts from other empires outside the area and in The Bible. Lunch and visit the temples and the castles. The two rows meet on the north wall where the most important images in the shrine of Yazilikaya are to be found: The God of Tempests Teshub and the Goddess of the Sun Hepatu. The largest relief in the main gallery however is the one representing King Tudhaliyas IV, thus giving as a date in the second half of the 13th century B.C. Transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia and overnight.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia

    Day 3: CAPPADOCIA

    Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme 50180 Turkey
    Following the meeting with our guide and driver at the reception, we start the day with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; visit to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. We head on to Avanos Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Following the lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Overnight in Cappadocia
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia

    Day 4: CAPPADOCIA

    Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
    Our guide and driver will meet you at the lobby of the hotel and we will start driving south of Cappadocia to the town of Kaymakli where we have the UNESCO site called Kaymakli underground city. Kaymakli is one of the widest of the other underground cities in Cappadocia. We wisit 5 floors of it and continue to our way by driving the scenic Anatolian plain to see the farms, fields and the small villages. En route, we stop by Nar Creater Lake for a photo break. Arrival to canyon, we hike around 3.8 km along the stream of Melendiz and the beatiful nature. Having lunch by the river will be the reward of the hike and we will drive to the end of the canyon for another photo option. En route, we will stop by Sarihan Caravanserai to visit that 13th century residence for the merchants and their camels. Overnight in Cappadocia.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia

    Day 5: KONYA

    Stop At: Mevlana Muzesi, Mevlana Cd. No:1, Konya 42030 Turkey
    Today we will check out and drive to the capital of Seljuklian Empire ; Konya. Known as old Iconium Konya had been a big center and played a big role in the history. En route, we will stop by the biggest caravanserai of Anatolia; Sultanhan. Arrival to Konya , we first check into our hotel which is a stone throw away from the Museum of Mevlana the Rumi. His poets and philosophy comes from 13th century AD still takes millions of people to this city. Following the lunch, we visit the museum & tumb of Mevlana and the Medreses of Karatayhan in the city. Walking around and enjoying the great atmosphere of the city of Konya will be tastefull. Overnight in Konya
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation at a 4 stars hotel in Konya

    Day 6: ISTANBUL

    Stop At: Mevlana Muzesi, Mevlana Cd. No:1, Konya 42030 Turkey
    We will transfer you to the airport of Konya to take the flight back to Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant meals not included
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Pupa Travel

Activity ID: V-103807P38

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