Flora and Fauna: As the climate and topography vary greatly in Turkey, so does the flora and fauna. The Black Sea region is renowned for its forests of leaf bearing and coniferous trees and for the apples, pears, cherries which is originated from Turkey, hazelnuts, mandarin oranges, tobacco and tea that are grown there. Along the eastern Mediterranean shores the local vegetation is tropical, with flourishing banana, palm and citrus trees and sugar cane and cotton. From the western Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara coasts: olive, citrus and pine trees along the mountains are found. On the steppes of Central Anatolia: natural pastures with scattered-forested areas. In Europe, there are 11,500 kind of flora with flowers. In Turkey, this number is 9,000 but 3,000 of this flora only grow in Turkey
Ankara Hittites Lands (Hattusas) - Cappadocia Tour (2 Days - 1 Night)
DAY 01: Meet at Ankara 1/2 Day tour - Depart to Hattusas: Arrive in Arrive in Ankara, transfer and half day tour visits to famous Hittite Museum, Anatolian Civilisation Museum) citadel of Ankara, Mausoleum of Ataturk. After lunch drive to Corum way (230 km). Upon arrival dinner and overnight at the Hotel. (L,D)
DAY 02: Touring in Hittite Lands (Yazilikaya-Alacahoyuk-Hattusas and drive to Cappadocia: After breakfast, Departure for Alacahoyuk. Arrive to Bogazkoy (Alacahoyuk 20 km) where visit to remrant, then drive to Yazilikaya Open Air Museum and Hattutas which city was the capital of Hittites from 1750 B.C. Visit the main capital, proceed to Yazilikaya to see the open sanctuary as the sun light comes on the bas-reliefs direct in the morning. We have Lunch at the area's traditional Turkish restaurant. In Hattusas will be seen and visit Lions Gate, Tunnel, Kings Gate, Citadel and Grand Temple. Lunch will be served in Bogazkale. We continue way to Cappadocia. Upon arrival (4 hrs drive time) we transfer you the hotel in Cappadocia. (B, L).
OPTIONEL TOURS: (Extra Paying Tours): If requested from us we can arrange extention overstay in your hotel or Cave Hotel and offering extra tours:
Turkish Hammam Tour
Turkish Night tour
Cappadocia Air-Balloon Tours
Village Life tour
Jeep Safari Tour
1 - 2- 3 Days River Rafting tour
Horse Riding - Ranch tours in the region.
Accommodation in 3 stars hotels- a professional licenced Guide - Mentioned meals above in the tour program - A comfortable Bus, car or minivan - All entrance fees where necessary.
Any day tours in Cappadocia - Drinks on the meals - Self expences in Hotel rooms (Minibar- Laundry-Telephone etc) - Tips to Guide and Driver.
Low Season: November - March
Summer Season: April to October
4 - 6 Pax
8 - 12 Pax
14 - 16 Pax
18 - 22 Pax
24 - 30 Pax
32 - 35 pax
36 - 42 Pax
Tour Dates: Tour depart and can be organise private or regular base any date years around.
Tour Route: Tour will be start transferring you from your hotel in Ankara or meet/pick you up from Ankara Esenboga airport/Train Station or Main Bus station. Tour Visits: Ankara half day visits, Hittite Museum, ataturk Mousoleum, Alacahoyuk, Yazilikaya, Hattusas and transfer to Cappadocia hotel.
Did you know Turkey that Has the most valuable silk carpet, in the world, in the Mevlana Museum,Konya with 144 knots per sq. cm. In the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote "The best and handsomest of rugs are woven here, and also silks of crimson and other rich colors".
Hallo Ezop team, Tim,
your knowledge, your overall expertise us guiding visit to the special sites helped to make a very memorable trip. You were sensitive to our special needs and, great care of our expectations a range 100%.
Thanks again and again.
Graham/Orson / Christina Jaillers