OVERVIEW: During the tour, Kusadasi/Ephesus–History, Cuisine and Carpets, you will see the legendary Ephesus Archeological Site, Turkey’s most sought after historic destination and the Temple of Artemis, one of the "Ancient 7 Wonders of the World". In two hours, learn and lunch on your endeavors at the authentic Turkish Selcuk cooking school. Next, a visit to Hali Village, the nomadic carpet-weaving center where the process from cocoon to one-of-a-kind, famed Turkish double knotted carpets is exhibited.
INCLUDED: Licensed guide, lunch, A/C vehicle and dependable driver
NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees and tips (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: From Izmir to Ephesus, Turkey's most sought after destination, Ephesus Archaeological Site, only 25% excavated and yet Turkey's largest outdoor museum, the sacred Curetes road from the ancient port to the Grand Theatre that held 25,000 patrons. See and learn of one of the 7 Wonders of the World, the Temple of Artemis, the Celsius Library, 3rd largest in the ancient world and wedding present to Cleopatra. This is followed by a two-hour traditional Turkish cooking class and delicious multi-culture lunch of what you have prepared. Lastly, we travel on to the Hali Village for an interesting demo from cocoon to the exquisite masterpiece carpets with designs passed down for generations of nomadic women.
FYI: You will have the option to buy at a wholesale price with free shipping included at Hali Village.
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