To start the announcement. And to tell you where we were, and to in your own mind to understand the sequence of travel. I recall we went with a friend on their own to Turkey and recently returned.
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So first route in Turkey. He was changed along the way and not exactly the same as planned. The total length of the trip about 1500 km, moved from south to north. Hotels just in case Thought to book via RoomGuru.
– by plane Moscow-Antalya – 4 days in Kemer at the hotel, with forays to Antalya, Demre (Peace) and Cirali (Olympos) – by hitchhiking to Side – hitchhiking to Bashihir, to the lake of the same name. – by bus and dolmušami to Cappadocia (Göreme) – by bus to Ankara – by train to Adapazarı, and then dolmus to Karasu (Black Sea coast) – by bus to Istanbul – by plane Istanbul-Moscow
Route in Turkey. Antalya-Kappppokokiya-Istanbul.
Route in Turkey in order
Part of the way was standard and coincided with the rest. mattress, flying on an organized tour. We bought the day before burning cheap tour for 4 days to Kemer (4300r per person). And further acclimatized while living in the hotel, and climbed around the neighborhood – Antalya, Demre, Cirali, Olympos.
Resort Turkey: the city of Kemer. The beginning of the way. Part 1. City Antalya – free sightseeing tour. Part 2. There is a city of peace in Turkey, which is near Demre. Part 3. We drove to Olympos (Turkey), but got to ираıralı. Part 4
Cirali coast. The beaches of Olympos.
Having a little doubted, we missed the departure of our charter, relying on tour and hitchhiked to Side, which is near with Manavgat. This was the beginning of our independent trip Turkey What stunning sandy beaches in Side. And so much space for tents surrounded by ancient ruins.
Hitchhiking from Kemer to the city of Side. Part 5.
Sand dunes Side. Turkey.
Then we moved inland to Lake Beysehir. Lake and mountains very beautiful, but to look for a parking lot was difficult.
Beyşehir is a lake in Turkey. We continue to hitchhiking. Part 6.
Lake Beysehir. Turkey.
Central Turkey. Independent trip.
Hitchhiking was slower than we thought, and time began to press, and to Cappadocia (Goreme), we took a bus. With place we were very lucky for the tent, though we didn’t understand it right away. Two days attacks on the surrounding “mushroom” valleys and back again.
In mysterious Cappadocia (Turkey)! In Nevsehir! Part 7 Goreme National Park – Cappadocia tours. Part 8.
Night bus reached Ankara. Sleepless night and a whole The day of exploring the capital of Turkey was very weary. I wanted to sleep therefore, we decided to try the Turkish railway and sleeping cars, what didn’t regret it at all, as now there is an extra reason respect our Railways, but this is a separate story.
Ankara is the capital of Turkey and bagels. Part 9. Iron roads of Turkey. We are going to Adapazarı. Part 10.
Ankara. Old city.
We got by train to Adapazari and dolmushes to the coast, in Karasu village, where they lived 4 happy days in a house on the shore Black Sea in a large Turkish-Russian family. Learned about customs, listened to stories about life in Turkey and Afghanistan.
Holidays on the Black Sea in Turkey and in a Turkish family. Part 11.
Turkish tea on the coast of the Turkish Black Sea.
Thunder in Karasu. Turkey. Coast of the Black Sea.
One day we dedicated to Istanbul, a city with a rich history. AND this was not enough. But it is not possible to catch everything in a short 2 of the week.
Istanbul is the capital of Turkey, real! Part 12.
Center of Istanbul. Next to the Sofia Cathedral.
The center of Istanbul in the evening.
The objectives of our independent trip to Turkey were: take a sightseeing tour of Turkey, try hitchhiking and conventional modes of transport see scheduled attractions and imbued with the life of the locals. Everything was completed successfully! With which I congratulate all the “numerous” trip participants (me and my friend).
P.S. The only thing I regret is that I set aside for this trip only 2 weeks. Believe me, Turkey deserves more time!
P.P.S. How much is a trip to Turkey? We have The cost of a trip to Turkey turned out to be about 17,000 rubles per person. Of them: 4300r 4-day tour to Kemer, 6500r charter from Istanbul to Moscow Now I have experience and I know how to reduce these costs. To whom Interesting, I can share info.
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