We plan to do this in august as a private tour , any comment about it ?
ps : Add MARDIN to it which does not appear on this programm.
Thanks a lot :
DAY 1 CAPPADOCIA - NEMRUT MOUNTAIN
Departure in the morning from Cappadocia or Kayseri airport. After passing Kayseri, visit the 13 th centyry Seljukian Caravansarai "Karatayhan".The next stop will be in Pinarbaşi for a short tea break than drive to Tekir for Lunch.Take a picture of the beautiful scenery of the Tekir Valley.And then drive to Kahta.Tea break,transfer to hotel,overnight on Mt.Nemrut ( L-D )
DAY 2 NEMRUT HARRAN
Very early departure up to the ruins, After get off the minibus twenty five minutes climbing on foot to the top where you will watch the beautiful sun rise between the colossal size statues and heads of the kings and Gods. After sun rised time to walk around and taking pictures.
Then drive back to the hotel for breakfast. Drive to Kahta, on the way visit the ruins of the arsemia Roman bridge of Cendere and Tümülüs Tomb of Karakuş. Tea break in Kahta. Drive to Sanli Urfa-Harran on the way visit Ataturk Dam which is the biggest dam in Middle east.
Check in to hotel in Sanli Urfa,after lunch visit Abrahams Cave and the Pools of Holy Carp surrounding it, than walk around oriental covered bazaar drive to Harran.
Haran is a village of Spellbinding Mud-Birck "beehive" houses mentioned in the book of genesis where Abraham spend last years of his life.Visit the ruins of Harran including city walls, oldest islamic university and the castle dated to eighteen century. After the sun set drive back to the hotel, dinner and overnight in Sanli Urfa ( B-L-D )
DAY 3 SANLI URFA - GOREME
Departure from Sanli Urfa to Birecik which is the famous with its bald-ibis ( Kel aynak ) birds.This birds are living only in Bilecik in the world.There is not much left of them.There is a Breeding farm of Bald İbis birds.Having a lunch,drive up to the Taurus Mountain after Adana.Tea break than drive back to Goreme.B-L-D
DAY 4 North Cappadocia Tour
The departure time is 9:30 AM as you will be picked up from your hotel, we visit Goreme Open Air Museum consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches.
And then Uchisar to take pictures of “The Castle” and sightseeing. A break for lunch in Uchisar.You can enjoy Turkish cuisine in restaurant
And visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries.You can see their demonstration and you can try to make it.
After that a visit to the valley of fairy chimney,the name is Pasabagi.And then we see Rose Valley which has amazing beatiful red rock formations.
Next is the Devrent Valley and Ürgüp afterwards. Following that a panoramic view point to observe the fairy chimneys and the incredible rock formations and unforgettable sights.B-L-D
DAY 5 South Cappadocia Tour
Pick up from hotel at 9:30 AM.
The tour begins with a visit to Pigeon Valley which is large panorama valley continuing to Uchisar.Still pigeons live in the hole of cave.
And then visit the Underground City of Derinkuyu, the largest and the deepest Underground City in Cappadocia.We go down untill 8 levels.
After that continue to the Nar lake which lies in a crater. Water turtles and ducks can be observed.
Then to the Ihlara Valley which is the largest, deepest and the longest canyon in Cappadocia. The valley is like a paradise with its beautiful nature and rocks.Some animals like sheep to belong to local people can be observed.We hike about 3km beside the river in Ihlara Valley.After hiking Lunch in Belisirma.And continue to Selime for taking pictures by the pinnacles where some of the filming of “Star wars” was located.
Then drive back to hotel. B-L
After tour finish we drop you to Kayseri airport.