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Ephesus & Surroundings Tour

Duration Departs Pick-up from Kusadası Pick-up from Selcuk Starts Ends
8 Hours Everyday 8.15am 8.45am 9.00am 5.00pm

Ephesus-Celsus-Library

Ephesus is the most stunning and beautiful city that you can visit around Selcuk. The city has a glorious history; As the decades past, the rulers of the city had changed for many times such as; Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. All of these civilizations had different unique culture and all of them left their sign in this city.

 

 

House of the virgin mary

House of the Mary Mother is located very near to Ephesus Ancient City. This small stone house is believed where the Mary Mother lived her final days. Although not officially authenticated by the Catholic Church, the first pilgrimage by Pope Leo XIII in 1896 suggests a positive attitude towards the site. Located on top of Bulbul Mountain, it offers visitors a panoramic view over the town.

 

Temple of Artemis (July 2014)

 

 Temple of Artemis is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The first temple was completed in 800 BC, and subsequently 3 more were constructed after each were destroyed. According to legend in 356 BC, a young Ephesian set fire to the temple’s wooden roof burning it to the ground.

 

 

ISABEY-mosque-Selcuk

 

Isa Bey mosque which was built in 14th century is the biggest mosque of Selcuk. It is built by Seljuk Turks in honor of Aydınoğlu (Aydinid) Isa Bey. It is one of the most impressive Seljukian architectural art and one of the oldests aswell. 

The influential details including the plant motifs and the beautiful marble workmanship with the variety of glazed mosaics create the marvellous atmosphere of Isabey Mosque.

 

 

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Daily Cappadocia Red Tour

Duration Departs Includings Pick-up Time Ending Time
7 Hours Everyday Lunch & Guide 9.30am 4.30pm

Uchisar-Castle-Cappadocia

UcHisar means Peak Castle in Turkish, the castle is named after being the highest fairy chimney of Cappadocia region. There is 6 TL entrance fee to this castle but it is highly recommended for you to visit this castle in sunset for an amazing view of Goreme – Cappadocia.

 

Goreme-Open-Air-MuseumGoreme Open Air Museum is one of the highlights of Cappadocia region. There are many churches made by early christians dated back to 5th Century. Because of its importance to Christian History and Anatolian Culture, it is registered to Unesco World Heritage Site in 1985. Also, Christians used wall paintings called “Fresco” to explain their religion to the local people. Since there was no mutual language to communicate these paintings were very useful and important to them.

 

Avanos-pottery-making

Avanos is the homeland of the Terra Cotta Art. Terra cotta which means “Baked Earth” in Latin is the most popular art of Cappadocia. Since 2000 B.C. Goreme is the center of this Pottery making art, and in this tour you get the chance to learn how is this very old art is being made.

 

Pasabag-goreme-monks-valley

Pasabag (Monks Valley) used to be the place that monks live. Monks that are want to stay away from crowd and live in silence used to live here. You can get in the caves in chimneys and see very nice view around.

 

Devrent-Imagination-Valley-Cappadocia

 

Devrent valley is also called as Imagination valley because of the different shapes of Fairy Chimneys. You can use your imagination to see different animals and figures of all kinds.

 

Family-Chimneys-Cappadocia

Urgup (Family Fairy Chimneys)

It is called Family Fairy chimneys because of  the shapes look like a family. Father chimney, Mother Chimney and the little child Chimney.

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Daily Cappadocia Green Tour

Duration Departs Includings Pick-up Tour Ends Tour Cost
1 Day Everyday Lunch & Guide 9.00am 18.00pm €40

 

Goreme PanaromaGoreme Panorama is a place where you can see a panoramic view of Goreme city. Here you can see the beginning of Pigeon Valley and fairy chimneys from a great angle.

 

 

Ihlara Valley Goreme

 

Ihlara Valley is a very large place very near to Belisirma Village. There is a nice small river in the middle of the valley. In this valley you can sit and have a cup of tea/coffee and relax with the sound of water flows in the river.

 

 

BeliSirma-Goreme-Capadoccia

 

Belisirma Village is the heart of Ihlara Valley. Lunch will be served here next to the river.

 

 

Selime-Monestry-Green-tour-cappadocia

 

Selime Monestry is also called Cathedral and also one of the oldest Christian Monastery in Cappadocia. Here you can see very well protected rooms, kitchens and halls. 

 
Derinkuyu-Underground-City

 
 

Derinkuyu Underground City is one of the most famous places in Cappadocia. There were many underground cities around the area but this one is the biggest underground city. It has 8 floors and each of them has a massive size.

 

 
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Fethiye to Olympos Cabin Cruise

This 4 days cruise will be memory of your life. Anyway without being a chatterbox i skip to the details.

Day 1
• We pick you up from your accommodation around 9:30/10:00 am but only in Fethiye so please note that our tour doesn’t include pick ups outside of Fethiye.
• We leave Fethiye harbour around 10:00/11:00am and destined for Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall
• Oludeniz – The most spectacular beach you can ever see & one of the best spots in the world for paragliding. You can both swim to the beach and paraglide there.
• We stay at St. Nicholas Island for the night. Optional walk up through the island’s ruins to watch the beautiful sunset.

Day 2
• We sail to Kalkan (Aquarium Bay) for breakfast & swimming. If you have any desires to go diving, please inform the caption in the morning.
• We will have lunch in a small bay outside of Kas and then sail to Kas harbour in the afternoon. You will have time to discover this beautiful Turkish town and to shop of course!.
• We sail to one of the secluded bay’s between Kas and Kekova for the night.

Day 3
• This morning we cruise to the Sunken City – sail over the ancient ruins of this World Heritage site.
• We sail to Simena Castle – walk up to the top & watch a magical view over the Bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and across to the Sunken City.
• Gokkaya Bay for the night

Smuggler’s Inn
• Now we will have a great party at the nearby Island disco where you can meet up with the other cruising travellers for a night of dancing under the stars or you can simply relax back and chill out on your yacht. there will be a free service boat that pick you up late night and they return to the boats regularly throughout the night

Day 4
– After Breakfast we continue to Pirates Cave or nearby bay for snorkelling. We then disembark from Cayagzi (Andriake) Harbour in Demre after lunch.

After we disembark
• Transfer to Demre, free time for banking.
• Free transfer to the tree house of your choice in Olympos.
• If you’re planning to go to other locations from Olympos, you’ll be dropped off at Demre Bus Station where you can catch local buses. Buses to Antalya depart every 30 min, buses to Kas or Fethiye depart every hour and no need to (can’t) pre book these buses.

The Price is 210€
To book this tour, please visit Alaturka Selcuk Online Booking 

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Daily Selcuk to Pamukkale Tour

Duration Departs Pick-up from Kusadası Pick-up from Selçuk Starts Ends
8 Hours Everyday 8.15am 9.00am 9.15am 19.30pm

Pamukkale-Daily-Tour

Pamukkale

Meaning ‘Cotton Castle’ in Turkish, you will understand why when you see this magical natural masterpiece. Forming over hundreds of thousands of years, the travertine pools cascade down the hillside, and have been visited by many famous people. Considered to possess healing qualities, visitors can enter the pools. It is now listed as a World Heritage Site.

Hierapolis-Ancient-City-TourHierapolis Ancient City

Perched above the travertines of Pamukkale sit the ancient ruined city of Hierapolis. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is not a lot known about its origin. Pamukkale’s hot springs gave this city life, as people had been curing their ailments in the ‘spa’ since the 2nd Century BC. Situated onsite is a large Necropolis filled with Sarcophagi, including that os the great Marcus Aurelius Ammianos.

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Selcuk – Fethiye via Pamukkale with Alaturka Bus

Alaturka Bus departs from Selcuk or Kusadasi everyday visits Pamukkale on the way and drops customers to Fethiye and goes both direction Door to Door.

Selcuk/Kusadasi to Fethiye via Pamukkale

Duration Departs Pick-up from Kusadası Pick-up from Selçuk Tour Starts Tour Ends
1 Day Everyday 8.15am 8.45am 9.00am 5.00pm

Fethiye to Selcuk/Kusadasi via Pamukkale

Duration Departs Season Pick-up from Fethiye Tour Ends
1 Day Everyday June 1 to Sept 30 8.45am 19.30pm

Pamukkale-Daily-Tour
Pamukkale
Meaning ‘Cotton Castle’ in Turkish, you will understand why when you see this magical natural masterpiece. Forming over hundreds of thousands of years, the travertine pools cascade down the hillside, and have been visited by many famous people. Considered to possess healing qualities, visitors can enter the pools. It is now listed as a World Heritage Site.

 

Hierapolis-Ancient-City-TourHierapolis Ancient City

Perched above the travertines of Pamukkale sit the ancient ruined city of Hierapolis. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is not a lot known about its origin. Pamukkale’s hot springs gave this city life, as people had been curing their ailments in the ‘spa’ since the 2nd Century BC. Situated onsite is a large Necropolis filled with Sarcophagi, including that os the great Marcus Aurelius Ammianos.
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