Expeditions Mountain Range of Taurus Bolkar – Cappadocia – Istanbul 15 Days
Mesopotamia is between the rivers Tigris and the Euphrates, the coffer of Noah in Ararat, the Trojan horse in the borders of the Aegean Sea, the civilization of the hitites in the heart of the Halys river, the temple of Artemis or the mausoleum of Halicarnasus that are two wonders of the world. King Midas turned everything into gold, Thet Alexander Great and Saint Paul are the most famous travellers and the virgin Mar completed her trip in Éphesus. Hagia Sophía, Byzantine, the eternal residence of sultans Ottoman; it is the Topkapi palace. The gardens of Tulips, the Turkish bath, the turquoise water beaches, the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, the Bosphorus and Istanbul, the modern country of the Ataturk. Anatolia; it is the cradle of the civilizations and bridge between Asia and Europe.
TAURUS BOLKAR :
White bull is the old name of the Southeastern region of the included Anatolia peninsula between the Pamphilia to the west, the chain of the tro_1987Taurus mounts to the north, the Antitaurus to the east and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Eastern half of White bull is an extensive fertile plain, whereas the western one is wild and very rough orographically. The coastal plain has taken terrain to the sea due to the alluvial sedimentation of several rivers (old the Calicadnos, Cydnos, Sarus and Pyramos) that, coming from the Taurus, impressive tubes, cleaved throats and foces between vertiginous precipices are opened to passage by the mountain ranges digging. The highest mounts are the Bolkar Daglari (Medetsiz 3,586 ms) and (Aydos 3,510 ms). In the coast own cultures of the benign Mediterranean climate grow: naranjos, lemon trees, bananas, vegetables, and mainly cotton. The main populations are Adana (the fourth city of Turkey in population), Ceyhan, Mersin and Tarsus (the old capital of Cilicia). They have found in White bull vestiges of slumses that go back to VII BC the millenium . Pasillo of transit forced between Anatolia and the countries of Near East, the only route between the peninsula and Mezapotamia crossed White bull One crosses some tracks of the Route of Silk of the famous Doors Very rich White bull of territory formation .Exploring the traditions and the life of the nomads ones of turcomanos.
The fantastic landscapes of the region of Turkey that formerly was called Cappadocia are the result of a orogenic whim, in which it has taken divides the powerful action of volcanos, rain and the time. The volcanic sediments that conform the crust of the ground of Cappadocia have undergone during eras the ferocious erosion of the climatic elements of the plateau anatolia, little by little creating an unreal scenery populated with formation stony improbable, own of the world of the dreams that of the real one. As well, the men have taken part to torment still more these landscapes, drilling their entrails to carve churches and monasteries, pestering the rock walls and grounds to construct to labyrinth underground cities. The rock architecture reaches in the Cappadocia its apotheosis.
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Day 1 – Arrive in Kayseri and transfer to the hotel in Urgup Cappadocia and stay overnight
Day 2 – drive approximately 3-
Day 3 – Leave the valley of Kapuzbasi, trek through a Aydos canyon for 5-
Day 4 – Trek through Kizilbuzluk canyon and climb approximately 1,000m to the Tersakan Plateau and camp at Tersakan (2,850m), 7-
Day 5 – Trek from the camp of Tersakan Plateau. to the Summit of Kucuk Aydos, climbing 600m (3,380m), then return to camp (2,850m), 5-
Day 6 – Trek across the Yazigol Plateau, following the route of Mediterranean nomads and climb to approximately 350m to the summit of Alagol. Continue on to the camp at Alagol (2,900m), 6-
Day 7 – Climb approximately 500m to the summit of Geyik Tepesi. Descend through valleys to the camp near Karagol (2,450m), 5-
Day 9 – Descend to the village of Maden at 1,400m (3-
Day 13 – Drive to Golgoli (1,500m) to visit historical ruins at Mt Golgoli. Then trek for approximately 3hrs through the Aravan Canyon. Total tour time 5-
Day 15 – Transfer to Kayseri or Tuzköy and fly to ............