Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and drive to Troy. You will have guided tour of Troy and continue to Izmir by bus. You will be picked up from Izmir and transfer to Kusadasi. You will have guided tours to Ephesus and Pamukkale on next days and you’ll fly back to Istanbul.
Day 1: Istanbul – Troy Tour – Kusadasi via Izmir
06.30-07:00 am – You will be picked up right from your hotel in Istanbul.
Please, note that hotel pick up time is changing according to the hotel locations in Istanbul. Please inform us your hotel details while making the request.
08.30 We will stop on the way near Tekirdag for breakfast. After the breakfast (not included) continue to drive to Eceabat.
12.00 We will arrive in Eceabat and have lunch.
12.45 Depart for fully Guided Troy Tour
Today our professional English speaking local tour guide will inform you about Paris and Helen love story, Achilles and Hector duel and Trojan Horse story and then the archeological excavations then you will see the ancient ruins of Troy.
You will visit and hear about:
The Replica of Trojan Wooden Horse
The Story of Trojan Wars
The remains of Athena Temple
Battle History and Story between Achilles and Hector
The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII
The trench of Schliemann
VIP entrance of Troy VI (East gate)
Walls of Troy II, Troy I and Megaron House
Sacrificing Altars and The ramp of Troy II
The Scaean Gate, South Gate of Troy VI
Odeon (Music Theatre)
Roman Bath, Bouleuterion, Agora
At the end of the tour, transfer to bus station and bus to Izmir. Upon arrival to Izmir. Met on arrival and drive to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2: Ephesus Guided Tour
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary House Tour
Early morning arrival to Selcuk bus station. Met on arrival from the bus station & transfer to our office. Free Time until tour starting time. Continue to Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour. We start to visit Ephesus Library. According to recent excavations, the site was occupied as early as the late Neolithic period and developed through the Bronze and Iron Ages. Temple of Artemis; The temple of Artemision is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world. It has been built in the areas of Ephesus on a flat area which has over the centuries turned into a swamp. Virgin Mary House; It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John Isabey Mosque is one of the most delicate examples of Seljukian architecture, situated below the basilica of Saint John. The mosque was built by the master Syrian architecture Ali son of Mushimish al -Damishki, between the years of 1374 and 1375.
At the end of the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3: Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour – Istanbul
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Pamukkale and Hierapolis Ancient City Tour
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel. Drive to Pamukkale town. Upon arrival and Pamukkale Ancient City to discover, Pamukkale ( the Natural beauty of Turkey) called Cotton-Castle. We will visit Hierapolis Ruins, the Necropolis (cemetery) of Hierapolis which is one of the biggest ancient cemeteries in Anatolia with 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantine Gate. The city was on the borders of Caria, Lycia, and Phrygia and had a mixed population. Citizens were usually involved in the wool industry. Calcium Terraces, The terraces were formed by running warm spring water, at a temperature of 35 °C / 102 °F containing calcium bicarbonate. When the water loses its carbon dioxide it leaves limestone deposits. These are of different colors and shapes in the form of terraces with pools Pamukkale Swimming Spring Pool, If you like to swim in The Ancient Pool which is also called Cleopatra’s Pool they charge an extra entrance fee. After visiting, you will have time to spend in spring pool.
At the end of the Pamukkale tour, transfer to airport and fly back to Istanbul. Upon arriving at Istanbul Airport. It will be the end of the Troy – Ephesus & Pamukkale Package Tour.