9 days / 8 nights
Istanbul - Gallipoli - Troy - Pergamum - Kusadasi - Ephesus
DAY 01 : ARRIVE ISTANBUL (D)
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates
DAY 02 : ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING (B, L, D)
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths'''' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Please Note : St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
DAY 03 : GALLIPOLI TOUR (B, L, D)
06:30am we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:00am and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.
DAY 04 : TROY TOUR - PERGAMUM - KUSADASI (B, L, D)
We depart at 08:30 and driving 30 minutes for to Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3-hour drive to Pergamum. Lunch break around 13:00pm and after the lunch depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political center at that times. Pergamum is a famous city for its jewelery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewelry center for 30 minutes. Arrival to Kusadasi around 18:00pm. Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 05 : KUSADASI - EPHESUS TOUR - TURKISH VILLAGE SIRINCE (B, L, D)
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en - route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 06 : KUSADASI - PAMUKKALE (B, L , D)
At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. After the tour transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Pamukkale.
DAY 07 : PAMUKKALE - ANTALYA (B, L, D)
After breakfast, at 10:00m we depart for Antalya. After 2 hours we will have coffee break, after coffee break, continue to Antalya. Overnight in Antalya
DAY 08 : ANTALYA OLD CITY TOUR - WATERFALLS (B, L, D)
After breakfast at 08:30 am drive to Antalya old City ( Kaleiçi ) Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian''''s Gate, Broken Minaret, Hıdırlık Tower: Kaleici is a small historic part of Antalya’s modern city, also known as the Old City of Antalya. In history it was once the sprawling modern Roman town, then the Byzantine Empire, then Seljuks, and finally the Ottoman Turkish town. The Hadrian''''s Gate (or Hadrianus Gate or The Three Gates is a triumphal arch which was built in the name of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antalya's broken wonder is the Broken Minaret of the Korkut Mosque, which itself was built originally as a Roman temple in the 2nd century AD, and thus did not have a minaret at all. Hıdırlık Tower is a landmark tower of tawny stone in Antalya, Turkey, where Kaleiçi meets Karaalioglu Park. It is believed to be built in Hellenistic era on a square plan and later turned into circular tower in 2nd century AD and was either used as a fortification or a lighthouse in the past. we have lunch than depart for Duden waterfalls. All the streams of the region aim at finding their way into the Mediterranean and they pour down the slopes of the Taurus, sometimes overland sometimes underground and reaching their destination, result in lovely waterfalls, of which there are more than twenty. After tour come back to hotel and rest of day is yours.
Overnight in Antalya.
DAY 09 : ANTALYA - ISTANBUL (B)
Today we depart for Antalya airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.
OPTIONAL TOURS SPECIAL
1001 Nights Dinner Show - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Daily Turkish Night Show - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Daily Whirling Dervishes - Euro 35.00 Per Person
Hot Air Ballooning Cappadocia - Euro 140 Per Person
Daily Turkish Bath Kusadasi - Euro 35.00 Per Person
Paragliding in Pamukkale - Euro140 Per Person
Hot Air Ballooning in Pamukkale - Euro 140 Per Person
These programmes are only valid for the dates mentioned.
If you request for different dates, our winter prices will be not valid.
If you need any change on these programmes, we will arrange you a tailor made programme with necessary price changes.
We have limited space for each tour. When we fill up our limit, the price may change.
For tour packages including domestic flights, you need to book at least 4 weeks before tour start date. If there is less than 4 weeks to tour start date, we will reflect the flight fare difference to the prices.
The prices are only valid for packages, we cannot provide you any break-down prices or any sectors seperately.
We reserve the right to make minor modifications to the daily itinerary flow based on weather, traffic, or other conditions for the convenience of the traveling customers.
In case of coach break down due to mechanical failures, the company will make every effort to fix the problem but please note that there will be no monetary compensation for the inconvenience caused.
2019 Tour Dates and Hotels
Daily Departures from 1st February, 2019 to 15 October, 2019
Istanbul Ramada Hotel & Suites Golden Horn or Similar
Canakkale Troia Tusan Hotel or Similar
Kusadasi 5 Star Suhan 360 Hotel or Similar
Pamukkale 5 Star Pam Thermal Hotel or Similar
Antalya Best Western Khan Hotel or Similar
Enjoy first class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul
Battlefields of Gallipoli
The Trojan Horse of Troy
Pergamum offers one of the Seven Churches of St John from the Bible before
Ancient city of Ephesus
The white calcium hot pools of Pamukkale
Beautiful views of the Mediterranean coast in Antalya
Transportation by deluxe AC coach / Mini Bus / Van
8 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels with breakfast
All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary
Domestic flight from Istanbul to Antalya
2 nights in Istanbul
1 night in Canakkale
2 nights in Kusadasi
1 night in Pamukkale
2 nights in Antalya
7 open buffet breakfasts
Guided Istanbul city tour
Guided Gallipoli tour
Guided Troy tour
Guided Acropolis of Pergamum tour
Guided Ephesus tour
Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting
Guided Pamukkale tour
Guided Antalya Old City tour with waterfalls
Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
All tips and Service charges
Premium service from Tour Representative
What's Not Included
Passport, VISA or other Consular Fees
Personal expenses such telephone bills, pay per view movies, laundry expenses, alcoholic beverages, Hotel incidentals
Any other items not mentioned in this itinerary
Travel and Medical Insurance
Optional tours or excursions
GST as applicable on the date of booking. Any changes before travel date by the government in taxes will be applicable in addition to this