November 17, 2016
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Pamukkale

PAMUKKALE / HIERAPOLIS RANKS AMONG ONE THE OLDEST THERMAL CITIES OF THE WORLD. THE THERMAL WATER OF PAMUKKALE OFFERS BEAUTY AND HEALTH TO PEOPLE SINCE ANCIENT TIMES. HOWEVER, THE GOAL OF THIS TRIP IS THE MIRACLE OF NATURE PAMUKKALE WHICH IS CALLED AS “COTTON CATTLE” BY THE TURKISH. THE REASONS FOR THE VISIT OF QUEEN CLEOPATRA TO HIERAPOLIS WERE LIMESTONE TERRACES, THERMAL WATER, BEAUTY AND HEALTH. WE WILL DRIVE OVER ANTALYA THROUGH THE TAURUS MOUNTAINS TO THE DIRECTION OF THE SALDA LAKE. ON THE WAY WE WILL VISIT A MOSQUE IN ONE OF THE MANY SMALL VILLAGES AND BE INFORMED MUCH ABOUT THE ISLAM IN TURKEY. WE WILL ARRIVE AT PAMUKKALE IN THE AFTERNOON AND HAVE SUFFICIENT TIME FOR VISITING LIMESTONE TERRACES, AND STAY IN A HOTEL WITH THERMAL WATER. NEXT DAY, FOLLOWING THE BREAKFAST WE WILL SEE THE ANCIENT CITY HIERAPOLIS., ENORMOUS NECROPOLIS AND GRAVES. IN THE AFTERNOON DIRECTION OF THE TRAVEL IS BACK TO ANTALYA. ON THE WAY THERE WILL BE A STOP IN TAVAS TO SEE A CARPET LOOM AND LEARN THE TURKISH LOOMING ART. A DAILY TRIP COMBINING NATURE AND CULTURE. IN OUR TOUR WE WILL SEE THE NECROPOLIS WITH VARIOUS GRAVES, THE MAIN STREET OF THE CITY WITH COLUMNS, AND THE GREAT THEATRE. IN OUR RETURN TRIP TO ANTALYA WE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT A CARPET LOOM. A TRAVEL COMBINING NATURE AND CULTURE.

PROGRAM :
1ST DAY
* COLLECTION OF THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
* TRAVEL OVER THE TAURUS TOWARDS SALDA LAKE
* ON THE WAY, VISIT TO A NOMAD TENT
* VISIT TO A VILLAGE MOSQUE
* LUNCH TIME AT SALDA LAKE
* DRIVE TOWARDS PAMUKKALE OVER DENIZLI
* ARRIVAL IN PAMUKKALE AND VISIT TO THE LIMESTONE TERRACES
* TRAVEL TO THE HOTEL, TIME FOR SWIMMING
* DINNER AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION

2ND DAY
* INSPECTION OF THE ANCIENT CITY HIERAPOLIS AND THE NECROPOLIS
* RETURN TRIP TOWARDS TAVAS
* VISIT TO A CARPET LOOM
* LUNCH TIME
* RETURN TRIP TOWARDS ANTALYA OVER THE TAURUS
* ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Perge Aspendos

EINFACH EIN MUSS FÜR ALLE GESCHICHTLICH INTERRESSIERTEN. SIE FAHREN ZUERST IN DIE ANTIKE STADT PERGE, EINES DER AELTESTEN CHRISTEN GEMEINDEN KLEIN ASIENS, DAS VON APOSTEL PAULUS WAEHREND SEINER ERSTEN MISSIONS REISE AUFGESUCHT WURDE. DIE RUINEN DESSTADT TORES, DIE AGORA UND DAS STADION BIETEN IHNEN EINEN EINDRUCKSVOLLEN AUFENTHALT. ANSCHLIESSEND FÜHRT DIE FAHRT WEITER NACH ASPENDOS, ZU EINEM DER BESTER A MUST FOR EVERYBODY INTERESTED IN HISTORY. YOU WILL FIRST VISIT THE ANCIENT CITY OF PERGE, THE OLDEST CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN ASIA MINOR VISITED BY APOSTIL PAULUS DURING HIS MISSIONARY JOURNEY. THE RUINS OF THE CITY GATE, THE OVAL FORM OF THE STADIUM WILL OFFER YOU AN UNFORGETTABLE STOP. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE TRAVEL LEADS TO ONE THE BEST-REMAINED ANCIENT THEATRES, THE ASPENDOS, WITH 15.000 SEATS AND A FASCINATING ACOUSTIC WHERE EVEN TODAY PLAYS ARE PUT ON THE STAGE AFTER 1800 YEARS. AFTER LUNCH IN THE VICINITY OF THE ASPENDOS, THE WAY LEADS US TO SIDE, WHERE FOLLOWING A SHORT CITY TOUR YOU WILL HAVE PLENTY OF TIME FOR DISCOVERING SIDE.

PROGRAM :
*COLLECTION OF THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*TRAVEL TO PERGE WITH THE BUS
*DETAILED INSPECTION OF THE ANCIENT CITY PERGE
*TRAVEL TO ASPENDOS
*ARRIVAL AND TOUR IN THE GREAT THEATRE
*LUNCH TIME
*TRAVEL TO SIDE
*WALK IN THE OLD CITY OF SIDE (NO MUSEUM OR THEATRE VISIT)
*FREE TIME IN SIDE (APPROX. 1/2 HRS.)
*RETURN TRIP TO ANTALYA WITH THE BUS
November 17, 2016
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Turkish Bad

TURKISH BATH IS A PLACE, WHERE PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL CLEANING TAKES PLACE. IT HAS SETTLED IN THE TURKISH CULTURE FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS. IN 1741, SULTAN MEHMET THE 1ST HAD THE FIRST PUBLIC BATH BUILT IN İSTANBUL. LIGHTS AND COLORS CREATE A RELAXING ATMOSPHERE IN TURKISH BATH. WHEN ENTERING TO TURKISH BATH, YOU LEAVE ALL THE HASTINESS OF DAILY LIFE OUTSIDE, YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOTHES WITH WAISTCLOTH, YOU PUT ON CLOGS. AT THE BATHING PACE UNDER THE DOME IT IS HOT AND HUMID, AND TEMPERATURE REACHES TO 50 C. PORES OF BODY ARE OPENED. THEN, THE ATTENDANT OF TURKISH BATH MASSAGES YOUR BODY WITH BATH GLOVES MADE OF COARSE CLOTH, AND DEAD CELLS ON YOUR SKIN START COMING OUT. AFTER THIS, A GENTLE SOAP MASSAGE COMES. AFTER THE BATH, YOU LEAVE THE BATH PLACE WITH TOWELS AND PASS TO RESTING ROOM. HERE, TEA IS OFFERED TO YOU. YOU LEAVE TURKISH BATH RENEWED, BEAUTIFUL AND TIRED, AND YOU COME BACK TO THE HOTEL.

PROGRAM :
*PICKING THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*GOING TO TURKISH BATH
*TAKING BATH IN THE TURKISH BATH
*TEA SERVICE IN REST ROOM
*COMING BACK TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Manavgat River Trip

MANAVGAT IS LOCATED A FEW KILOMETERS AWAY FROM SIDE. YOU’LL ENJOY BREATHING IN THE COOL AND FRESH AIR OF THIS TOWN. DURING THIS DAILY TRIP, YOU’LL EXPLORE THE MANAVGAT FALLS. ALTHOUGH THE MANAVGAT FALLS ARE NOT LOCATED ON A VERY HIGH POINT, THE WATERS FALL DOWN WITH A GREAT FORCE. AFTER SEEING THE MANAVGAT FALLS AND AFTER A SHORT BREAK, YOUR BUS WILL TAKE YOU TO THE MARKETPLACE, WAITING TO BE EXPLORED. HERE, YOU’LL FIND ALMOST ANYTHING YOU WANT, SUCH AS VEGETABLES, FRUITS, SPICES, DRIED FRUITS AND ANY KIND OF CLOTHES AND SOUVENIRS. YOU WILL TAKE A BOAT-TRIP TO ARRIVE TO THE POINT WHERE THE RIVER POURS INTO THE SEA AFTER SAILING OVER THE MANAVGAT RIVER AND BY THE FISH-FARMS. YOU WILL HAVE A DELICIOUS LUNCH AND CHANCE TO SWIM AND THEN WE WILL TAKE YOU BACK.

PROGRAM :
*TAKING OUR CUSTOMERS FROM THE HOTEL
*TRIP TO MANAVGAT BY BUS
*EXPLORING THE MANAVGAT FALLS
*BOAT-TRIP ON MANAVGAT RIVER
*LUNCH AND DRINKS AT THE BOAT
*SWIMMING IN THE MANAVGAT RIVER
*RETURNING BACK TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Quad Safari

EXPERIENCE TURKEY WITH MUCH FUN AND ADVENTURE FROM A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT VIEW OTHER THAN THAT OF TOURISM, IN THE WONDERFUL SIGHT OF THE TAURUS. WITH AN 11 HP STRONG QUAD PASS THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS AND FORESTS, PISTACHIO FIELDS OF MANAVGAT AND SEE THE ORDINARY DAILY LIVES OF TURKISH FARMERS. FOLLOWING A 3-HRS TOUR THERE WILL BE A SWIMMING STOP AND LUNCH WITH THE SPECIALTY GOZLEME (PANCAKE OF THE NOMADS), AND THEN AGAIN SWIMMING. A GREAT FUN FOR EVERYBODY. FOR YOUR SECURITY, PROTECTIVE HELMETS AND EYEGLASSES WILL BE GIVEN BY THE ORGANIZERS.

PROGRAM :
*COLLECTION OF THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*TRAVEL TO THE MEETING PLACE WITH THE BUS
*INFORMATION ABOUT THE QUAD MOTORCYCLES
*TRAVEL WITH THE QUAD MOTORCYCLES INTO THE INTERIOR
*STOPS FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS
*SWIMMING STOPS
*LUNCH WITH GOZLEME
*RETURN TRIP
*TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL WITH THE BUS
November 17, 2016
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Jeep Safari

THAT SAFARI TRIP WILL ENABLE FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE AND POSSIBILITY FOR TO ANOTHER KIND OF INTRODUCE TURKEY. IF YOU WANT YOU CAN TAKE CONTROL UNDER OUR LEADERSHIP, YOU CAN GIVE CONTROL TO OUR DRIVER OR ANOTHER OF THE GUESTS WHO WOULD LIKE TO DRIVE. WITH THE JEEP YOU CAN GO IN THE WONDERFUL LANDSCAPE OF THE TAURUS MOUNTAINS FAR AWAY OF THE MAIN STREETS. ON NARROW AND DUSTY RUNWAYS YOU COME IN CORNERS, IN LANDSCAPES WHICH YOU CAN ONLY NEVER FIND. THE VISIT OF A SMALL TURKISH VILLAGE, THE VISIT OF A TURKISH VILLAGE, THE BATH BREAK IN THE MOUNTAIN RIVER, THE LUNCH IN THE SMALL NATIVE RESTAURANT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT POINTS OF THIS ADVENTURE TRIP. THIS TRIP A LITTLE BIT CLUMSY SOMETIMES ALONG ROMANTIC RAVINES AND FERTILE FIELDS LEADS US HIGH ON THE TAURUS MOUNTAIN CHAIN, TO THE LAST PINE FORESTS. IN THE AFTERNOON AFTER A LOT OF ENJOYMENT AND DESIRE WE ARRIVE GOOD-HUMOURED AT OUR HOTEL.

PROGRAM :
*PICKING THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*DEPARTURE TO THE MEETING POINT
*INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR AND ROUTES
*PHOTO BREAKS ON THE ROAD
*TRAVEL PASSING FROM THE VILLAGES
*LUNCH AT A TYPICAL TURKISH RESTAURANT
*ADVENTUROUS TRAVEL BY JEEP TO THE MEETING POINT
*BACK TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Cappadocia

IN THE HEART OF ANATOLIA, WIND AND WATER HAVE CREATED ECCENTRIC SCENERIES, MAGNIFICENT SHAPES OF CONES, PYRAMIDS AND NEEDLES. PEOPLE SHAPED THESE STONES INTO CHURCHES, HOUSES AND CITIES, AND CREATED A HEAVEN FOR THEMSELVES IN THE NATURE. AT LAST TURKS NAMED HERE AS CAPPADOCIA, WHICH MEANS "FAIRY CHIMNEYS". WE REACH TO CAPPADOCIA, WHERE THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF FAIRY CHIMNEYS, BY PASSING THROUGH TAURUS MOUNTAINS, HIGH PARTS OF ANATOLIA. IN THE TOUR PROGRAM, WE VISIT UNDERGROUND CITIES, NAMELY KAYMAKLI, ÜÇHISAR AND TAUBENTAL, WHICH WERE HIDING PLACES OF CHRISTIANS. SECOND DAY WE VISIT GÖREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM AND CARPET LOOMS, WHERE YOU WILL SEE FABULOUS HAND-MADE CARPETS. ON THE WAY BACK TO ANTALYA, YOU CAN VISIT SULTANHANI CARAVANSARY ON OLD SILK ROAD, AND YOU CAN TRAVEL IN THE HISTORY TO THE TIME OF SELJUKS.

PROGRAM :
1ST DAY
*PICKING THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*TRAVEL TO THE CENTER OF ANATOLIA OVER TAURUS MOUNTAINS.
*ARRIVING IN CAPPADOCIA
*VISITING THE UNDERGROUND-CITY KAYMAKLI.
*VISITING ÜÇHISAR AND FAMOUS TAUBENTAL
*DINNER AND STAYING IN HOTEL

2ND DAY
*AFTER BREAKFAST, TRAVELING TO GÖREME
*WALKING AROUND FAMOUS CAVE CHURCHES AND MONASTERIES OF GÖREME
*VISITING CARPET LOOMS IN AVANOS
*WALKING AROUND SULTANHANI CARAVANSARY ON THE WAY BACK
*TRAVELING TO ANTALYA OVER TAURUS MOUNTAINS
*DINNER ON THE WAY
*COMING BACK TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Demre

MYRA, TODAY CALLED AS DEMRE, CAN BE REACHED THROUGH A FANTASTIC ROAD BY THE COAST. ONE OF THE MOST DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF DEMRE IS THE ROMAN THEATRE, WHICH IS A WELL PROTECTED THEATRE. YOU WILL SEE THE ENGRAVED TOMBS DATING BACK TO 4 AND 5 B.C. IN ADDITION TO THE CHURCH WHERE ST. NICOLAS IS BURIED. ST. NICOLAS IS KNOWN TO HAVE LIVED IN MYRA AS THE PROTECTOR OF SEAMEN AND CHILDREN. ANOTHER IMPORTANT SPOT IS SUNKEN CITY NEAR THE KEKOVA ISLAND. HERE, YOU WILL BE SAILING OVER THE RUINS OF HOUSES, A CHURCH AND A PORT.

PROGRAM:
*TAKING OUR CUSTOMERS FROM THE HOTEL
*GOING TO DEMRE BY BUS
*ARRIVAL AT DEMRE AND VISITING ST. NICOLAS CHURCH
*VISITING THE ANTIQUE THEATRE AND TOMBS
*TRIP TO KEKOVA, THE SUNKEN CITY, BY BUS
*RETURNING BACK TO ANTALYA BY BOAT
*RETURNING BACK TO THE HOTEL
November 17, 2016
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Antalya

A CITY OFFERING BOTH CULTURE AND NATURE. THIS CITY WITH ITS ORIENTAL ATMOSPHERE DOES NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO HIDE FROM YOU, AS LONG AS YOU DISPLAY YOUR PASSION FOR DISCOVERING HER. VISIT TO THE KURSUNLU WATERFALL; SHOPPING IN THE OLD TOWN OF THE OTTOMANS; VISIT TO THE MARINA KNOWN BY ITS PRETTY CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND BARS ARE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM. MOREOVER YOU WILL HAVE PLENTY OF TIME FOR SHOPPING (LEATHER, JEWELRY, CARPET, ETC.) IN THE COMMON MARKET AND THE SHOPPING CENTER AND FOR DISCOVERING THE CITY BY YOURSELF.

PROGRAM :
*PICKING THE GUESTS FROM THE HOTEL
*VISIT TO THE KURSUNLU WATERFALL
*TRAVEL INTO THE CITY WITH THE BUS
*WALK IN THE OLD PART OF TOWN AND THE MARINA
*VISIT TO THE WEEKLY COMMON MARKET
*VISIT TO THE SHOPPING CENTER
*RETURN TRIP TO THE HOTEL