|DURATION||6 Days – 5 Nights|
|STANDARDS||4 star hotels with breakfast and 2 dinner, fully guided|
|HIGHLIGHTS||Istanbul, Gallipoli, Canakkale, Troy, Pergamon, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Istanbul|
|DEPARTURE||May to Nov: Every Tuesdays – Fridays – Saturdays / Nov. to Apr: Saturdays only|
|INCLUDED|| 5 nights 4 star accommodations based on bed and breakfast
5 breakfast, 3 lunch and 3 dinner
Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum’s Acropolis and Ephesus tours by professional licensed English speaking guide
All airport transfers and transportation with private AC vehicle or with coach
Domestic flight tickets (Izmir to Istanbul)
All entrance fees to the sites stated above the itinerary
|NOT INCLUDED|| Personal expenses
Any drinks and the meals not mentioned in including section
Arrival to Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, meet by our representative and private transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.
Full Day Istanbul Tour (B)
09.00 a.m. After breakfast pick up from hotel and our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul – its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul, Gallipoli & Canakkale (B – L – D)
Pick up at 06:30 from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul and depart for afternoon tour of Gallipoli. The World War 1 battlefields of Gallipoli are now a serene site. Visit the Lone Pine – Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bair – New Zealand Memorial, ANZAC Cove, Johnston’s Jolly, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Ariburnu Cemetery, Johnston’s Jolly (where you’ll visit original Allied and Turkish trenches and tunnels), 57th Regiment – Turkish Memorial, The Nek and the Gallipoli Museum. Overnight Canakkale.
Troy, Pergamon & Kusadasi (B – L – D)
Tours of Troy and Pergamum, Visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta and the ancient town of Pergamum with its magnificent acropolis and one of the steepest theatres in the world. Its impressive temples, library and medical facilities made it a renowned cultural and political center in its time. Then we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods. Overnight Kusadasi.
Full Day Ephesus Tour (B – L – D)
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the house of the Virgin Mary. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi.
Kusadasi – Istanbul – Flight back home (B)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and private transfer to Izmir airport to take flight to Istanbul accordingly your international flight back home. Arrival Istanbul Ataturk Airport. End of our services.
|Tour Dates||Departure||Tour Rate||Single Supp.|
|January – February – March – April
November – December
|May – June – July – August
September – October
|Tuesday – Friday – Saturday||1069-$US||185-$US|