April 2005 (3 Days)
in the early morning of Friday 22 April and travel by air-conditioned coach
around the north-eastern part of the
Sea of Marmara
, stopping at a tile factory in Iznik, before arriving in
During the afternoon there is time to look around the city which was the
first capital of the
and is regarded as the birthplace of Karagoz shadow puppet theatre.
Enjoy a soak in the hotel thermal baths in the evening.
early morning and drive south through rural Turkish towns to visit Oruçoğlu
Thermal Resort at Afyon and then have lunch. After lunch, visit the Afjet
central heating system before travelling on to Denizli
for an overnight stop.
Leave Denizli early morning and visit the famous
and travertine terraces at Pamukkale and the ruins of
, and then drive to Kizildere Geothermal Field for tour and lunch.
After lunch, drive over the Taurus Mountains to
, arriving late afternoon on Sunday 24 April.
Basilica cistern -
Istanbul Shopping center -
Bursa Travertine terraces -
Pamukkale Koprulu Canyon -