Ancient Times (Private Only)
Pick up from the hotel, airport or train station and tour in Ankara city. As you visit the Turkish capital, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations offers an insight to the past civilizations and cultures of the vast Anatolian lands, and viewing the Ataturk Mausoleum, informs you about the founder of modern Turkey.
Drive to HATTUSAS at 08:30: a Unesco world cultural heritage site, once the ancient capital of the Hittite Empire (1900 BC-1200 BC), with stone reliefs, statues and temple (1500 BC) and Yazili Kaya. Drive to CAPPADOCIA and overnight in Cappadocia.
09:15 pick up from the hotel. Devrent imagination valley (a lunar landscape), Pasabaglari (Fairy chimneys), Lunch, Avanos (pottery demonstration with the Hittite tecnique) Pigeon valley, Uchisar rock-castle, Esentepe (panoramic view of Goreme valley) and Goreme open air museum (rock cut churches, frescoes, monastery).
Day 4: 09:15 pick up from the hotel. Mustafapasa (old Greek village Sinasos), Taskinpasa medresesi (an Ottoman theological school), Sobesos the ancient city of Byzantium (Roman bath, Mosaics and more), Soganli valley (3 km walking in the traditional village, churches and Lunch) and Kaymakli underground city. Transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport and fly to Istanbul or other parts of Turkey.