Top of Antalya


TOUR OVERVIEW

We visit Termessos National Park and ruins scattered around unique flora of Mt Solymos and Antalya Archaeology Museum.Explore narrow street and authentic Ottoman houses in old town.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Termessos- Walk on ancient paths,enjoy dramatic scenery from Mt. Solymos.

Antalya Museum-Witness a gilded collection of ancient mediterranean.

Old Town-Discover nukleous of the city.

ITINERARY

In the morning you meet our guide then we have a short drive to Termessos.Surrounded by Solymos mountains,Termessos National Park accomodates variety of animals such as lynx and imperial eagle and 40 different plants endemic to Turkey.Beside its naturel aspect,Termessos has a remarkable ancient city which spreads all around the national park. Termessians first emerges into the light of history with Alexander The Greats arrival in BC 333.They were the only city in the Mediterranean coast which resisted to Alexander and didnt let his troops march up to the city.It remains as a semi- autonomous state in Roman period.We visit a theatre,gymnasium,tamples and extensive water storages there.After having lunch nearby we drive to Antalya Archaeology Museum.It has 13 exhibition galleries consisiting of statues,mosaics,jeweleries and well preserved sarcophagi.All are presented in chronological order from first man to present day.Its considered as one of the leading museums of the world becouse of the scluptre works from roman period.Then we continue on to old town of Antalya.Old town(Kaleiçi) has always been the heart of the sprawling modern city.Roman city remains and Ottoman style houses create its unique charecter.We walk along narrow lanes and explore major parts of the town.Then we return to hotel.

TRIP INFORMATION

Includes

Lunch,air conditioned bus,English speaker licensed tour guide,passenger insurance,enterance fees at the sites written in the itinerary.

Excludes

Drinks,gratitudes for tour staff,personal expenses.

Tour staff

Tour guide and driver.

Season

Best in spring,autumn and summer.Can be run in winter upon request.

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