We depart from Istanbul early in the morning and drive to Canakkale. We will have Gallipoli and Troy tours in Canakkale and bus transportation to Kusadasi. Explore the Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary, Pamukkale, and Hierapolis Ruins and come back to Istanbul.
Day 1: Istanbul – Gallipoli
06:30 – 06:45 am – Collect from your hotel in Istanbul and depart for Gallipoli Peninsula.
(Please note that hotel pick up time is changing according to towns. That’s why please let us know your hotel details while making your request)
We stop for breakfast (not included) on the way and after breakfast continues to drive to Eceabat in Canakkale.
11:45 Arrival and Lunch stop in Eceabat, one of most emotionally and touching places in Turkey, the Wolrd War I Battlefields of Gallipoli. We will visit the Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, the Nek, Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bair, Johnston’s Jolly, New Zealand Memorial and Turkish memorial.
18:30 Gallipoli Tour ends and we take a ferry across the Dardanelles
19:00 Check into your hotel and Overnight in Canakkale.
Day 2: Troy Tour – Selcuk / Kusadasi ( Ephesus )
We check out from the hotel after the breakfast.
08:30 am – Early start for the ancient city of Troy, Famous with legendary Trojan Horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, the Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Princess After Troy tour,
We continue by bus to Selcuk / Kusadasi via Izmir city where you will spend the night. Upon arrival to Selcuk / Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Selcuk ( Ephesus) or Kusadasi.
Day 3: Ephesus Tour
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
You will be picked up from the hotel and join to the group and start to the Ephesus day tour. The ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Then on, to visit Ephesus Ancient City, the best preserved Greco-Roman city in the world. Here you will explore the Agora, Celsius Library, Odeon, Curettes Street, public toilets, Roman Baths, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street, Grand Theatre. Lunch at the local restaurant. After a lunch break depart for the House of Virgin Mary and visit the chapel where she is said to have spent her last day.
End of the Ephesus Guided Tour, transfer to back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pamukkale Tour – Istanbul Or Other Destinations In Turkey
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast and check out from the hotel.
(Please do not forget to take your luggage with you.)
Pick up from your hotel and drive to Pamukkale town. You will see the Cotton Clifts. Pamukkale is an extraordinary natural wonder. The calceus waters rise from the ground at a temperature of 35 C and tumble down the mountain from a height of 100 meters, forming a myriad of pools. Cream-colored stalactites are formed as the water overflows from the pools, creating a breathtaking sight unequaled in the world. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theater, Roman Bath and Necropolis.
End of the Pamukkale Tour, Transfer to bus station bus for Istanbul or Destinations.
Please, not that flight option is available after the Pamukkale tour. If you like that we can provide you flight for back to Istanbul instead of the overnight bus. The overnight bus takes 11 hours.
Day 5: Istanbul
Meal: No Meal
Morning arrival to Istanbul around 08:00 am. Tour ends.