Extraordinary Volcanic Rock formations, Rock Houses and underground cities best seen from a hot air balloon. This part of central Turkey is famous for its bizarre rock formations produced over time by the elements in what is an ancient volcanic region. First seriously exploited by the ancient Hittites many of the weird rock formations were […]
Central Anatolia is a plateau ringed by mountains, with an elevation of 900m/ 3000ft and has a predominantly steppe climate. As with Eastern Anatolia the principle geographic features are volcanic with Mt. Hassan and Erciyes. These two volcanos produced the extraordinary ”moonscapes” of the Cappadocia area.
The region produces a wide variety of agricultural produce from wheat and apricots and peaches to grapes supplying the wine industry around Cappadocia.
Temperatures range from about 25 C/ 13 F to 40 C/104 F, with minimal rainfall of only 382 mm/15 inches per year. The average humidity is 62%. Winters will see significant snow and skiing can be enjoyed on Erciyes.
An exceptional tour of the Megalithic sites of Turkey. Experience a rich cultural heritage, where you can literally get close to the stones
Ancient spas, fabled libraries and Caravanserais
Legendary City Walls, Ancient Monasteries and a World Record Breakfast. Minimum number of participants 2 people, maximum 12 people.
What is the Silk Road? The Silk Road, or as the Turks referred to it, Uzun Yol (Long Road), is an ancient trade route connecting the occident and the orient; running between China and Europe it has been an important conduit of commerce and knowledge since Classical times. The expansion of the Macedonian Empire under Alexander the Great probably provided the […]
Covering all the principle sites of Aegean and Mediterranean Turkey and Cappadocia.
The Grand Tour of Eastern Turkey is a luxury tour that will allow you to experience the best that this extraordinary region has to offer in cultural, geographic and historical terms all in the context of luxury, fully provisioned and equipped coaches and staying in the best hotels that the region can boast. Using our […]
Of all the tours to Cappadocia available on the market, this tour is without question unique. This tour covers the region of Ancient Cappadocia, starting in Ankara and visiting the Hittite Capital of Hatussa before proceeding to modern day Cappadocia to visit the underground cities, troglodyte dwellings and churches of the UNESCO World Heritage Site […]