St. Paul Trailis the second long distance footpath in Turkey. It runs about 500 km from the east of Antalya in the lakes region of Turkey. It passes through some of the greenest areas of the Taurus mountains in natural pine, cedar, oak and juniper forests are abound. Then he falls in Lakeland, with its fertile plains full of fruit trees and fields. Untouched by time, pastoral lifestyle, rich history, natural beauty and diversity of wildlife in this area gives you almost everything you would like to find a hiker in doubt paseo.Sin one of the highlights around the St Paul Trail Trek, Bicycle, Jeep, the old town itself and the old way of building stone that leads to that are the inspiration time. Many of the buildings are still in very good condition and the old road is incredibly beautiful. (St Paul Trail)
The fantastic landscapes of the region of Turkey that formerly was called Cappadocia are the result of a orogenic whim, in which took part the powerful action of volcanoes, rain and time. The volcanic sediments that make up the crust of the soil of Cappadocia have undergone during eras the ferocious erosion of the climatic elements of the Anatolian plateau, gradually creating a own world of dreams unreal scenery populated with formation stony improbable, that the real . Meanwhile, men have taken part to torment still more these landscapes, drilling their entrails to carve churches and monastery, peppering the walls and floor rock to build labyrinthine underground cities. The rock architecture reaches in the Cappadocia its apotheosis.
Day 1: via Istanbul-O-Kayseri Nevșehir. Flight via Istanbul. Accommodation in Cappadocia. (D)
Day 2: Bicycle with Jeep in Cappadocia. After breakfast, Valley (Devrent), where the stone eroded by the wind forms peaks, cones and obelisks called fairy chimneys. The valley of the monks (Pasabagi). The Kizilvadi valley (Red) is amazingly beautiful, especially during this sol. En voucher 'the Uzumlu Church of century IX. (1,100 m) hotel accommodation (with breakfast and dinner) Daily cycling between 30-40 km. Cave hotel accommodation historic home.
Day 3: Bicycle with Jeep in Cappadocia. After breakfast cycling to the (Red) Kizilvadi valley is amazingly beautiful, to visit troglodyte village of Ortahisar, The most prominent structure is Ethyles-Hittites time carved, with an altitude of 1200 m at a height of 86 m Ortahisar Castle rock is carved. The castle was used for both strategic and settlement.After cycling go to Gomeda- Golgoli.visit to historical ruins of mount Golgoli saint Nicolas church in Mustafapasa which is a greek village. From XVIII-XIX.century, visit to monastery of archangel. Overnight in Hotel, Daily cycling 40-50 km Cave hotel accommodation historic home.
Day 4: Bicycle with Jeep in Cappadocia. After breakfast cycling to Mount Ayvalı with an altitude of 1500 m and visit Mazi troglodyte village underground city,Başköy,Derinkuyu to cycling to Güzelyurt (Gelveri) troglodyte village Hittites- Greek- Seljuk-Ottamana ancient city. Daily cycling between 50-60 km. Cave hotel accommodation historic home.
Day 5: Bicycle with Jeep in Cappadocia, Ihlara Canyon Güzelyurt (Gelveri). After breakfast,cycling to visit troglodyte village of Selimiye Hittites, Romans, early Christians living places. chapels, churches, monasteries, houses and tombs, following the development of Byzantine painting, lofts and everyday life of the typical village of Ihlara canyon Anatolia constituted by breaks and crashes out with getting cold lavas containing dense substances basalt and andesite and overflowing mountain Hasandag. In a way that left the area finding Melendiz stream to flow and give way to the canyon today, that stream was called in the early ages Potamus Kapadukus which means the river of Cappadocia. The valley lies 14 kilometers long. the beginnings of Ihlara, finished in Selime. The scope of height valley 100-150 meters at some places. Across the valley there are shelters and then in the afternoon visit to underground cities Güzelyurt (Gelveri) ancient Greek city. Daily cycling between 40-50 km. Cave hotel accommodation historic home.
Day 6: Bicycle with Jeep in Cappadocia-via Konya-Lake Beyşehir. After breakfast, Road transport 4-5 hrs, Travel is arrival Lake, The Lake Beyşehir visit city inn The mosque was built by Esrefoglu under orders Seyheddin Süleyman Bey in 1296. The most striking are its 42 massive wooden pillars, colorful mosaics and mihrab "altar" of blue tiles lake Eğridir arrival visit the Silk Road to visit the Caravanserai Eğridir a huge functional monument. The caravanserai was built in 1229.'s The best preserved of the great Seljuk-ottamana inns. Daily cycling between 40-50 km. Lakeside Accommodation at the hotel (900 m).
Day 7: Bicycle with Jeep Taurus Mountains, Lake Egridir-Lake Kovada-Tota-Kasımlar. After breakfast cycling via Lake Kovada and arrival of the ruins of antique city Adada visited and we go cycling trail route through the San Pablo Park Forest Tota. Explore the forest, having wild tulips miniature (5-6 hrs Path. 1,600 m) Daily cycling between 40-50 km. Accommodation at a small family hotel in the forest.
Day 8: Bicycle with Jeep Taurus Mountains Kasımlar-Kesme-Çukurbağ-Caltepe. After breakfast, cycling trail route visiting San Pablo-Mediterranean Anatolian nomadic inhabitants of the area had inside the canyon, through a wonderland of a superb view Kesme arrival or Cukurca everyday life of the typical village residents Daily cycling between 50-60 km. Accommodation at a small family hotel in the forest.
Day 9: Bicycle with Jeep Taurus Mountains Caltepe -Delisarnıç Selge-Koprulu Canon. After breakfast. cycling route path of St. Paul Inside the canon put through one of the wonders of nature and an excellent view check fantasy fairy rocks arrival visited the ruins of the antique city of Selge Roman theater and canon Beskonak down to Canon within forest, healthy red trees. Daily cycling between 50-60 km. Accommodation in a hotel small tree houses wooden.
Day 10: Bicycle with Jeep Koprulu Canon Via Antalya – Lycian way Olympos. After breakfast. Cycling 30-40 km, route path of St. Paul and Road transport 2-3 hrs, Travel is arrival and visit old city Antalya. Accommodation in Antalya.
Day 11: Antalya – İstanbul. After breakfast it's time to say goodbye to crew. Bicycle with Jeep, with the bus transfer to Antalya airport 1 hrs.
Transport: special vehicles Jeep Land rover Defender – Discovery (6 persons). Driver – Guide, mountain trekking and bicycle guide in English, Italian, Spanish, German. All transfers and transport. Private, (Istanbul not including transportation), All hotel transfers and airport.
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