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8 Days Western Turkey Escorted Tour

Duration:7 Nights-8 Days

Departure:Every Friday (April to November)

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This tour package is 8 days long escorted tour package of Turkey which covers guided Istanbul, This tour package is 8 days 7 nights long escorted tour package of Turkey which covers guided Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya and Cappadocia. During the visiting of the sites the tour is included history, nature, leisure with a professional tour guide. During the visiting of the sites the tour is included history, nature, leisure with a professional tour guide.

Tour Itinerary

Highlight Of Tour : Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Ephesus, Pamukkale                                              Tour Code: TB-ESC-101 

DAY 1 -  ISTANBUL ARRIVAL AND OVERNIGHT 

Upon your arrival in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, you will meet with our staff and transfer to the hotel. Check into hotel and overnight in Istanbul. 

DAY 2 - FULL DAY OLD CITY  TOUR OF ISTANBUL (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel and start the full day tour of Istanbul. Our first visit will be Blue Mosque and proceed the  Ancient Roman Hippodrome (center of the chariot races) and then vist the Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine church which was converted to a mosque in 15th century. Afterwards, have lunch in a local restaurant continue the our old city tour with the Topkapi Palace (harem section is optional), and finally we will stop at Grand Covered Bazaar and will have free time to discover 4000 shops in the passageways of the world’s largest covered bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul. 
 
DAY 3 - ISTANBUL HALF DAY BOSPHORUS CRUISE AND FREE AFTERNOON   (B)
 
We have breakfast at the hotel then meet with your guide. Drive along the old city walls to the Spice (Egyptian Bazaar). We stop at Spice Bazaar. You will have an opportunity to shop there. Then  embark the boat. Sail on the Bosphorus between two continents. While you are sailng you will be able to see Asia and Europe together and the most expencive villas lying along the Bosphorus. Also, you will see the Rumeli Fortress on the European part of Istanbul. At the end of the Bosphorus Cruise, drive back to hotel. You will have free afternoon in Istanbul. You can go to Turkish Bath to relax or explore the city by yourself.
 
DAY 4 – DRIVE FROM ISTANBUL TO GALLIPOLI PENINSULA (B, L, D) 
 
Today after your breakfast, check out and  begin our Turkey journey. The first step to drive to Canakkale – Eceabat. Upon arrival to Eceabat have lunch in a local restaurant then drive to Gallipoli Battlefield to visit Kabatepe War Museum, Brighton Beach, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, Anzac Commemoration Site, and Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, the Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. At the end of the tour, drive to hotel. Check into hotel. Dinner and overnight in Canakkale. 
 
DAY 5 – TROY ANCIENT CITY TOUR & DRIVE TO KUSADASI VIA VISITING PERGAMON (B, L, D)
 
After having breakfast, check out and drive to Troy Ancient City. We start to explore the famous archaeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the "Trojan Horse" and "Helen of Troy" . Afterwards, we have lunch in a local restaurant on the way to Pergamon Ancient City. Then proceed to The city of Pergamon in the north of the Aegean of West Anatolia with the frontiers to ancient Mysia, forms a significant part of the Aegean and Asia Minor history with Acropolis, one of the centers of Hellenistic and Roman ages. After the tour we will drive to famous harbour city of Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi to explore Ephesus Ancient City tomorrow. 
 
DAY 6 – TOUR OF EPHESUS & VIRGIN MARY HOUSE (B, L, D)
 
Today we will be touring in Ephesus and surrounding sites. The tour starting with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to an ancient Greek city, later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor which called Ephesus, stroll past the celsus library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. After the lunch we will Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. Then proceed the tour by visiting Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. At the end of the day, drive back to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. 
 
DAY 7 – PAMUKKALE & HIERAPOLIS ANCIENT CITY TOUR (B, L)
 
After having breakfast at the hotel, check out and ready to explore Pamukkale Calcium Terraces. Pamukkale's terraces are made of travertine, a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs. In this area, there are 17 hot water springs in which the temperature ranges from 35 °C to 100 °C The water that emerges from the spring is transported 320 metres (1,050 ft) to the head of the travertine terraces and deposits calcium carbonate on a section 60 to 70 metres long covering an expanse of 240 metres to 300 metres. After lunch visit Hierapolis Ancient City, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths, Masterpiece Theater 
After the tour, drive to the airport for flight to Istanbul. On arrival meet at airport and transfer to hotel. Check into hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
 
DAY 8 - END OF THE TOUR IN ISTANBUL (B)
 
Today is your last day in Istanbul. You will have breakfast at your hotel  and have free time until your departure time. Then we will arrange your airport transfers according your flight time. If you would like to stay Istanbul longer, please let us know and we can extend your accommodation at the same hotel.

Includes

  • Pick up & drop off airport
  • Professional English speaking Official Tour Guide throughout tour
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned visiting sites
  • Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • Mentioned Hotel accommodation
  • B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner as indicated schedule
  • Domestic flight ticket

Excludes

  • Drinks at lunches
  • Personal expences
  • Tips to guide and driver

Notes

You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time
This tour does not operated in Anzac Week (25 Apr )
Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.
Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.

Reviews

Comments (2)
(5 / 5)

Kerry

14.12.2014, 01:31

Very well looked after, refreshing, knowledgable tour guides.
Turkey is a must do place.

Anna

13.10.2014, 20:19

It is excellent tour package, high quality service, best price and guiding service, small group tour. I recommend to every on who is thinking Turkey.

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