4 Days Tour of Pamukkale, Ephesus, Troy & Gallipoli (Tour will start in Kusadasi and will end in Istanbul)

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This is a 4 days / 3 nights tour that departs from Kusadasi and ends in Istanbul. On this tour you will visit the popular tourist destinations of Pamukkale, Ephesus, Troy and Gallipoli covering some of the major sightseeing attractions in Turkey.

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Day 1: Kusadasi

Arrive at any time. Upon your arrival in Izmir, you will be met with our company representative in the arrivals area of the airport who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. After meet and greet, you will then be transferred from the airport to your hotel in Kusadasi. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi

Day 2: Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour

After breakfast around 8:00 am you will be picked up from your Kusadasi hotel and taken to the meeting point in Selcuk where the full group will first meet. You will then begin the Pamukkale tour with a drive from Selcuk starting at 8:30 am to Pamukkale which will be around 3 hours. En route to Pamukkale after 1.5 hours, there will be a 10 minutes stop for a restroom break. Upon arrival around 11:45, the group will be first taken to have lunch and after lunch, at around 13:00 you will begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a profession licensed tour guide. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also, you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre, and Roman Baths. At the end of the guided tour, you will have some free time to explore the area on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale antique pools (at own expense) during this free time. The tour guide will inform you about the exact meeting point and time. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kusadasi at around 19:00.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Ephesus Tour, Bus to Canakkale

After breakfast at the hotel around 8:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next, you will visit the world-famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards, you will visit the Isabey Mosque. Next, you will be taken to the Sirince Village; which is an old Greek village and is well-know for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production. Here you will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. After your Ephesus tour, you will be driven back to Kusadasi where you will board a public bus to Canakkale at approximately 6:00 pm. You will arrive in Canakkale around 12:30 am and there will be 2 breaks enroute for personal needs. After arrival at the Canakkale bus station, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Canakkale.

  • Overnight in Canakkale
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Troy and Gallipoli Combination Tour, Bus to Istanbul

After breakfast check out of the hotel in Canakkale. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Canakkale at around 8:30 am. Today on the morning tour of Troy you will visit the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, the 3700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C., the Bouleuterion (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall) and The Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX. At the end of the morning, Troy tour at around 11:30 am, you will be taken to Eceabat and will have free time in Eceabat until 1:00 pm. You will have your lunch in Eceabat. After lunch, you will join the Gallipoli tour. At the end of the Gallipoli tour at around 6:00 pm, you will depart for Istanbul with arrival into Istanbul around 11:00 pm. You will be dropped back to your Istanbul hotel and this will be the end of our service.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bus tickets as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights in Kusadasi at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • 1 night in Canakkale at a 3-star hotel including breakfast
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • 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

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

In Kusadasi: Derici Hotel OR Efe Boutique Hotel OR Marina Hotel
In Canakkale: Anzac Hotel OR Grand Anzac Hotel OR Kervansaray 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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