Fethiye Holidays

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Day 1: Antalya

Upon to your arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Antalya

Day 2: Antalya

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and depart for your tour. You will visit 3 waterfalls in this tour. First you will visit Duden Waterfall, then you continue to Kursunlu Waterfall and finally you will visit Manavgat Waterfall. After visiting waterfalls you will drive to Olympos (Çıralı) where you can see the naturel gas vents. After the tour you will turn back to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3: Antalya

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Faselis. You will have chance to explore this ancient Lykian City and it’s nature. Lunch in a local restaurant. After the tour you will turn back to your hotel for overnight.

Day 4: Antalya - Gulet cruise

After breakfast you will be transferred to Demre Cayagzi Marina. You will embark and then start to cruise. Pirates Cave and Sunken City of Kekova are the places to visit (as this Lycian-Roman Archeological site is preserved are and under protection so we only will have a look ) Simena is an traditional Turkish Fishing Village, The Castle is one of the many ruins to visit dated back to Byzantine / Ottoman Period. Next stop is Gökkaya bay where you can do watersports also. Overnight will be at the Pirates Heaven.

Day 5: Gulet cruise

We will cruise to Kaş after the breakfast, where we also have swim break in a beautiful and quiet bay in front of this small town. Then we will anchor in city harbour for lunch and sightseeing also. Visiting this charming fishing village with its narrow streets. We than will cruise to Kalkan anchor in Aquarium or Firnaz bay where we serve dinner and also overnight in one of these two bays.

Day 6: Gulet cruise

We give a start to the day, with the sun rise to World Famous Butterfly Valley, where breakfast will be served and swim in the crystal clear waters of this beautiful place, Butterfly valley is also a place hosting 136 kinds of butterflies and moths. Oludeniz will be our next stop, if the weather and the sea conditions allows. The world famous Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon) is also a home for paragliding and is the best place to do this sport all around the world you can do Tamden Paragliding Flight here, we also will have our lunch here in Oludeniz. Last stop of the day dinner and overnight will be at St-Nicholas Island. You can either visit the ruins on the island or swim.

Day 7: Gulet cruise - Fethiye

We will have breakfast on board than cruise to Samanlık Bay. Arrival to Fethiye harbour will be at around 11.00hrs. After arriving you will disembark and transferred to your hotel in Fethiye. Rest of the day is at leisure in Fethiye.

Day 8: Fethiye - Pamukkale

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Pamukkale. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblence to cotton piles that it is called 'Cotton Castle' in Turkish.Then visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 9: Pamukkale

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Pamukkale. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblence to cotton piles that it is called 'Cotton Castle' in Turkish.Then visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 10: Pamukkale - Istanbul

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Denizli Airport for your flight to Istanbul. After arriving you will join a half day city tour including Blue Mosque,Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar. Evening at leisure.

Day 11: Istanbul - Cappadocia

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred toAtaturk Airport for flight to Kayseri. Upon to your arrival you will be transferred to Cappadocia and your full day touring with valleys to see the remnants of some older churches, rock formations and Kaymakli Underground City which is the place early Christians hid from persecutors.

Day 12: Cappadocia

Today we visit the valleys where animal-like natural formations like camels and fair chimneys are abundant. Drive on to Pasabagi in Zelve area where monks used to live in seclusion in rock cut rooms. Proceed to the pottery town of Avanos where Kizilirmak (Hallys), the longest river of Turkey, meanders leaving the red clay on its banks that has been the raw material of pottery for centuries. In the afternoon visit to Open Air Museum in Goreme to visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Stop by Pigeon Valley near Uchisar.

Day 13: Cappadocia

After breakfast you will be having a full day walking tour . Our tour starts with walking in Ihlara Canyon, a "mirage" in the Steps of Anatolia up to Belisirma village, the ancient Peristrema: "Valley of the Sky" along the Melendiz River. Rock-cut churches, spread across a wild plantation, surprise you with their successfully painted representations from the Bible.There will be plenty of stops today. Lunch in a local restaurant by the river overlooking the beautiful land. Stop by Selime, a village with cave houses at the end of the canyon as "moon" like landscape will welcome you. Return to your hotel in the afternoon.

Day 14: Cappadocia

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri Airport for your flight.

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