Located between the ice covered Europe and dry plains of Upper Mesopotamian plains, land of Turkey has always served as a bridge for cultures and civilizations throughout the history. This in-depth-journey across the country covers a wide selection of historical sites and brings out many biblical events.
Diverse scenery along the route accompanies the rich selection of ancient sites of Anatolia. The fertile crescent around Urfa gives way to rugged Cilicia and in Taurus range around Antioch. Gigantic statues of King Antiochus at Nemrud mountaintop salute Gods and Goddesses while lunar landscape of Cappadocia changes to green fruitful valleys in Aegean
You will visit the ancient settlements like Harran Abraham must have traveled through, the plains of Issos where Alexander and Darius fought for the domination of the East, Konya with medieval school of the mystic philosopher Mevlana, missionary sites St. Paul visited from Tarsus to Antioch and Ephesus are all combined in this 15 day cultural adventure.