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9 Days Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus and Didyma Tour

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USD$1,144.00

This 9 Days Turkey packages includes a trip to Istanbul and includes Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Priene, Miletus and Didyma.

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Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! Your private driver meets you at the exit gate of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and takes you to your cozy hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure, so that you could relax in your room or start exploring this charming city on your own. 

Overnight at Istanbul hotel.

Day 2: Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour

After breakfast approximately at 8:30 am pick up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. Visit Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight at Istanbul hotel. (B, L)

Day 3: Bosphorus cruise & Two Continents tour

Breakfast at the hotel, then meet your guide at hotel lobby for a short drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Soon after, we embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After lunch break, we continue driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge & head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which offers 360° panoramic views of Istanbul overlooking the Sea of Marmara. Driving back to Europe over the Bosphorus Bridge, we visit Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight at Istanbul hotel. (B, L)

Day 4: Gallipoli Tour

Early morning pick up from your hotel and departure for Gallipoli. It will take around 4.5 hours to get to the Gallipoli War Fields. There will be one stop enroute for a short break for personal needs. Once you arrive in Ecebat, lunch will be provided. After lunch around 1:00 pm you will begin the fully guided tour of Gallipoli with visits to the Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian, Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After tour transfer to Canakkale for check in to your hotel. 

Overnight at Canakkale hotel (B, L)

Day 5: Troy & Pergamum Tour

After breakfast you start the Tour of Troy and Pergamum. Visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse dating back to the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince. 

The ancient town of Pergamum was one of the most important centers of culture and arts in its time. Be prepared to be amazed by its ancient Acropolis! 

After the tour you are transfered to Kusadasi and check-in to the hotel.

Overnight at Kusadasi hotel. (B, D)

Day 6: Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and prepare for eventful day ahead. Today you enjoy a full day tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. You explore the Domitian Gate, Colonnaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertine of Pamukkale. After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight at Kusadasi hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Ephesus & Virgin Mary Tour

After breakfast at your Kusadasi hotel you will go on a sightseeing tour of Ephesus, one of the world’s finest examples of a classical ancient city. Today you explore the Temple of Artemis (one of the seven wonders of the old world), the House of Virgin Mary, and the impressive Isa Bey Mosque dating back to the XIVth century A.D. After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight at Kusadasi hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Priene, Miletus & Didyma Tour

Enjoy your breakfast & then check-out of your hotel in Kusadasi. You will be picked up from your hotel at around 8:30 am. Today you will visit Miletus, one of the oldest cities of Ionia, and the ancient cities of Priene and Didyma. First you will see Priene which in its time was one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Ionians cities. Then we will lead our way to Miletus to see Miletus with its magnificent theatre and the Byzantine fortress on the acropolis above. Our last stop will be Didyma. Here you will find the largest Ionic Temple in the world, that of Apollo. Also in Didyma lies the huge, cracked head of Medusa which long ago fell from the freeze. After the tour you will return to the hotel.

Overnight at Kusadasi hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Izmir-Istanbul Flight & Departure home

This is the last day of your Turkey tour. After breakfast we will transfer you to Izmir airport for a flight back to Istanbul. Tour ends upon arrival. (If you would like, you can extend your trip by adding extra nights in Istanbul, please advise). (B)

Travel Tip: This tour is fully customizable and can be extended as per your specific touring needs. We can add, substitute or delete any touring site or city from the itinerary as required. Request us for a tailor-made itinerary.

What’s included:
• Arrival and departure airport transfers and all ground transportation
• Domestic flight and bus tickets as per the itinerary
• 3 nights in Istanbul at a standard quality or Boutique hotel including breakfast
• 1 night in Canakkale at a 3 star hotel including breakfast
• 4 nights in Kusadasi at a 4 star hotel including breakfast and dinner
• Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch (D) dinner
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
• Car park, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees
• Local taxes and service charges

What’s not included:
• Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
• Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

Additional Info:
• This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour
• The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour
• Hagia Sophia is closed on Monday, this will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici)
• Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Beylerbeyi Palace
• Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday
• During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed
• Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday, this will be replaced with the Kariye Museum (The Chora Church).
• Pick up from Sabiha Gokcen Airport will be at an extra cost of USD 50.00 for one way up to 4 people.
• You can swim in the Antique pool in Pamukkale. However, please note that there is an extra charge that you will have to pay directly at your own expense before entry to the pools. This entrance fees to the pools is not covered as part of your tour. as Please note that you must bring your own towel, swimsuit etc. if you need to use the pools.

Accommodation in below Hotels (or similar hotels depending on vacancy at the time of booking):

Istanbul: Yusuf Pasa Konagi Hotel OR Aya Sultan Hotel OR Askoc Hotel
Canakkale: Anzac Hotel OR Grand Anzac Hotel OR Kervansaray Hotel OR Helen Park Hotel
Kusadasi: Derici Hotel OR Efe Boutique Hotel OR Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel OR Palm Hotel

The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.

If you wish to include a higher quality hotel, we offer two options:

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel at an additional cost. This cost will be added to the total tour price of the standard package tour.

Option 2: You can arrange your own accommodation on the tour as per your preference. We can offer a new package tour price without including cost of hotel accommodation. If Option 2 is preferred, all services as part of the package tour will be provided except for hotel accommodation.

Please let us know the option you prefer at the time the tour request is made so that we can price the tour accordingly. If no change in hotels is needed and you wish to proceed with the hotels highlighted in our package tour at the quoted tour price then you may book the tour directly online.

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