MERSİN TARSUS TOUR WITH BUS General Information About
1. Day: ANTALYA-TARSUS - ST. PAUL WELL-NUSRET MINELAYER- ST. DANIEL'S GRAVE- ESHAB-I KEHF’İ-MERSİN
We meet you at 22:00 in the evening and start our trip. We are going to Tarsus after the breakfast break we will give on the way in the early hours of the morning. We see the Cleopatra door from inside the bus. It is believed to be the place where he was born in Tarsus and is considered a leader in the spread of Christianity, and the visiting point of Christian pilgrims. We're going to Paul's Well. Then, in a year of famine, he was invited to Tarsus, and when he came to Tarsus, there was plenty and he was buried in Tarsus, which is now known as the Makam Mosque. We visit the tomb of the Prophet Daniel. Our next destination is the restored Nusret minelayer, which has a great place in Turkish history, one of the unforgettables of the Dardanelles War. Then, we visit the Eshab-ı Keyf Cave. Seven young people named Yemliha, Mekselina, Mislina, Mernuş, Sazenuş, Debernuş and Kefeştetayuş, who are known as Eshab-ı Keyf and known as holy persons and accepted as 7 saints by Christians and 8 by Muslims, and their dogs are said to belong to Kıtmir and are believed to have slept here for centuries. We're going to the cave. We are visiting the Eshab-ı Kehf (Seven Sleepers Cave) where 309 years of sacred sleep took place, listening to the story of our guide. Afterward, we go to Tarsus Waterfall and give free time to spend pleasant time at the waterfall and move to our hotel in Mersin.
Dinner: at the Hotel
2. Day: SOLI POMPEIPOLIS ANCIENT CITY - MAIDEN'S TOWER- HEAVEN AND HELL PITS -MAMURE CASTLE -ANTALYA
We leave our hotel after having breakfast at the hotel in the morning. We are going to the Ancient City of Soli Pompeipolis, which is known to date back to the Middle Bronze Age. In written sources, we tour the ancient city, which was founded by the Rhodians in the 8th century BC, with our guide. Our next stop is Maiden's Castle, which has been the subject of many legends, built on a small islet 600 meters from the coast, and one of the rare places where the magnificent sea and history of the Mediterranean meet. After free time to photograph from afar and enjoy the view, our stop is Heaven and Hell Potholes. We will go down to the Heaven Cave, which is approximately 135 m deep, by elevator, and to see the Hell Cave, we will go up to the observation terrace and we will see how different these two caves are from each other and that their names are identified with the effect they have on us. Then we go to Mamure Castle, which has 39 towers, water cisterns, a mosque and a bath outside. We tour the castle, which stands out with its 1500-year history, accompanied by our guide, and after the free time we will give, we go to our vehicle. We start our return journey to Antalya, we bid you farewell to meet on our next trip.