SUMMARY OF THE TOUR
Day 1 :Istanbul
Day 2: Istanbul — Gallipoli — Çanakkale
Day 3: Çanakkale —Troy — Kusadasi
Day 4: Kusadasi — Ephesus — Kusadasi
Day 5: Kusadasi — Pamukkale and Hierapolis
Day 6: Pamukkale — Silk Road — Konya — Cappadocia
Day 7: Cappadocia — Göreme Open-Air Museum — Underground City
Day 8: Cappadocia – Ankara – Istanbul-Airport
Day 1 :Istanbul-Istanbul(B,L,D) Start your tour in the early morning with a pickup from airport and meeting with the tour guide. Visiting Sultan Ahmet district including hippodrome,Hagia Sophia and Topkapı museum. Lunch will be served at the restaurant and after full day trip in the evening dinner will be served at the restaurant. Overnight at hotel istanbul
Day 2: Istanbul — Gallipoli — Çanakkale (B,L,D) Start your tour in the early morning with a pickup from your hotel Settle into your air-conditioned coach as you drive to the Gallipoli Peninsula, Lunch will be served at the restaurant. The scene of one of World War I’s deadliest campaigns. In 1915, the Allies attacked Gallipoli to capture Constantinople, now Istanbul, in a bid to help struggling Russian forces. The failed mission is believed to have cost 100,000 lives and is commemorated by memorials at the major battle sites. Visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Cemetery and Memorial, and see Anzac Cove, the Nek and Johnston’s Jolly. In the evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel in nearby Çanakkale. Overnight at hotel in Çanakkale
Day 3: Çanakkale —Troy — Kusadasi (B,L,D)After breakfast, head to the site of ancient Troy, famed as the location of the Trojan War in the 2nd century BC, as described in Greek mythology and in the epic poem, Iliad, by Homer. Take a fascinating guided tour of the UNESCO-listed remains and view the replica Trojan horse, as your guide reveals how the war was sparked by the love of the Trojan prince, Paris, for Zeus’ daughter, Helen. After lunch, continue to Bergama Acropolis (Pergamum Acropolis), an ensemble of theaters, temples and palaces that once made up a thriving, ancient Greek capital. Afterward, arrive at your hotel in Kusadasi, your base for the next two nights, and unwind over dinner. Overnight at hotel in Kusadasi
Day 4: Kusadasi — Ephesus — Kusadasi (B,L,D) After breakfast, make your way to Ephesus, probably Europe’s best-preserved Greco-Roman city. View the site of the now long-crumbled Temple of Artemis, and then walk around the partially rebuilt streets of Ephesus itself. Wonder at the extraordinary Library of Celsus and follow in the footsteps of the long-ago residents around the columned streets, shops and theater. Enjoy a break for lunch and join your guide for a visit to the former Greek village of Şirince, a charming 19th-century settlement of traditional houses that’s famed for its wines. After a visit to a carpet-weaving workshop, return to your Kusadasi hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kusadasi
Day 5: Kusadasi — Pamukkale and Hierapolis (B,L,D) After breakfast, visit one of Kusadasi’s renowned leather factories to see some of the area’s beautiful, handmade leather goods. Turkey is a leading producer of leatherware, and the factory showcases some of Kusadasi’s finest leather products, such as bags, sandals and purses. Browse the finely sewn, handcrafted goods and perhaps buy some as souvenirs or gifts. Following lunch, drive to Pamukkale to admire its cotton-candy-like, calcified rock terraces, dotted with milky turquoise pools. Wander over to the neighboring archaeological gem of Hierapolis, a UNESCO-listed cluster of ruins dating from the 2nd-century BC. Seize the chance to swim in the city’s hot springs once used by toga-clad Romans. Waft through the reputedly therapeutic waters, taking care not to bump into the submerged Roman pillars that still stand in the pools. Overnight at hotel in Pamukkale
Day 6: Pamukkale — Silk Road — Konya — Cappadocia (B,L, D) After breakfast at your hotel, relish the views as you trace a fascinating stretch of road that was once the ancient Silk Road, the aeons-old route once followed by caravan trails between Anatolia’s silk-making regions. Nowadays, the most prominent reminders of the caravans that passed along here are the kervansarays (caravan palaces) along the way. Visit one of the best preserved — Sultanhani Caravanserai — and stop in the town of Konya for lunch. Afterward, visit the town’s Mevlana Museum, dedicated to the Muslim poet Mevla Celaddiini-Rumi. On arrival in Cappadocia, check in to your hotel and enjoy dinner. Alternatively, choose to attend an optional folklore evening (own expense) featuring live belly dancing, folk music and unlimited drinks. Overnight at hotel in Cappadocia
Day 7: Cappadocia — Göreme Open-Air Museum — Underground City (B,L,D)After breakfast, enjoy a full day exploring the surreally beautiful landscapes of Cappadocia, dotted with bizarre fairy chimneys, strange rock formations and cave houses. Meet your guide and visit the awe-inspiring Göreme Open-Air Museum — a collection of rock churches and monasteries carved and decorated in Byzantine times. After lunch in Göreme, drive through a valley crowded with Cappadocia’s famous fairy chimneys and other weird and wonderful rock pinnacles, cliffs and peaks. Then, explore Kaymaklı Underground City: descending into a maze of once-inhabited subterranean passages, chambers and cellars. Return to your Cappadocia hotel in the evening and enjoy dinner. Overnight at hotel in Cappadocia
Day 8: Cappadocia – Ankara – Istanbul (B,L,D)Check out of your hotel after breakfast, and board your coach to Ankara, Turkey’s vibrant capital. Enjoy lunch in the city and head inside Anıtkabir — the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey. Browse the interesting Atatürk memorabilia inside the museum to learn about this revered and all-powerful president. Later, drive back to Istanbul where your tour conclude.
transfer to airport and return to home.
Price may vary slightly depending on season and attendance.
1350 euro per person for couples.
Please, contact us to get more favorable price by specifying the number of people to attend
+ 7 Nights Hotel Accommodation
+ Hotel Porter
+ Meals As Per Above Itinerary
+ Private Transportation for All Tour & Transfers
+ Licensed Guide Fee
+ All Admission, Parking & Toll Fees
+ Mineral Water During all Local Meals
– Baggage Handling at Airport
– Airline Ticket (Domestic or International)
– Personal Expenses
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