Day : Visit to ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS
(HITTITE) MUSEUM in Ankara and continue
to Cappadocia via SALT LAKE. Seldjouk
AGZIKARAHAN CARAVANSERAI, view of the
PETRIFIED VALLEY from the ancient citadel
of UCHISAR. Dinner and overnight at ÜRGÜP.
Day: Full day tour of Cappadocia.
Valley of GÖREME and ZELVE VALLEY
of "Fair Chimneys", underground
cities of DERINKUYU and KAYMAKLI, villages
of ORTAHISAR and AVANOS. Dinner and overnight.
Day: Early departure for KONYA,
city of the " Whirling Dervishes",
visit to MAUSOLEUM of MEVLANA, world famous
philosopher and poet. Continue to PAMUKKALE
(HIERAPOLIS), and visit the ruins. Dinner
and overnight at Denizli.
Day: Visit to the Ancient city
of HIEROPOLIS with its unique formation
of petrified calcium cliffs and stalactites,
drive to APHRODISIAS, well preserved Greco-Roman
settlement. Dinner and overnight at KUSADASI.
Day: Visit the ancient lonian
city of EPHESUS, HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY,
ST. JOHN BASILICA. Lunch. Overnight in
Day: Drive to PERGAMUM, where
different healing methods like therapy
with music and sound of water were first
Visit to AESCULAPIUM, ancient medical
center built in the name of Aesculapis,
"God of Medicine". Lunch and
continue to PERGAMUM ACROPOLIS. Visit
Athena and Trojan Temples, Temple of Zeus,
Temple of Dionysos, Gymnasium of Youth,
Odeon, Library, Agora, Great Theatre and
Roman Bath. Drive to Çanakkale
Day: Early start to the ancient
city of TROY, famous with the legendary
TROJAN HORSE from the times of Beautiful
Helen, the Queen of Sparta and Paris,
the Trojan Prince. Lunch at ÇANAKKALE
and ferry across DARDANELLES.
Visit to GALLIPOLI, famous battle-field,
Anzac Cove, War Cemeteries (Beach Cemetery,
Quinn's Post, The Nek) and the ANZAC MEMORIALS
(Lone Pine - Australian Memorial), Conk
Bair - New Zealand Memorial, Hellespont-English
Memorial) of the naval battle (18 March
1915) during World War I. Dinner on the
way and late evening return to Istanbul
by tour bus.