Gallipoli - Troy- Pergamon- Ephesus tour from Istanbul, six days by bus and plane

Turkey tour 24 itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul-Gallipoli

Istanbul to Gallipoli by bus for the tour which will cover the Kabatepe war museum, Anzac Cove where the Commemoration takes place on 25th April, Johnston Jolly, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bairi where New Zealand memorial stands and Kilitbahir fortress.

After the tour you will pass the Dardanelles and spend the night in or around Canakkale.

Day 2 Troy-Pergamon-Kusadasi

After the breakfast you will be transferred to Troy to see the ruins of Troy IX, the fortifications and the houses and also the Troy I which was discovered in 1871.

After Troy you wiil be driven south for the rest of the day to see the ancient Greek city of Pergamon that is situated close to the modern day Turkish city of Bergama. It is a beautiful ancient treasure literally filled with buildings and temples as well as one of the first medical centers. You will be visiting: the Pergamon Acropolis, the Temples of Zeus and Dionsyos, Trajan and Athena temples, the medical center called Asclepion, Library, Agora, Great theater and Roman bath

After Pergamon, a transfer will get you to a Kusadasi Hotel where you will spend the night there.

Day 3 Ephesus

After the breakfast you will be transferred to Ephesus that used to be one of the most important trade center of the ancient times. It is also one of the sacred cities of the Christianity. This tour will give you the opportunity to see the temple of Artemis, the House of Virgin Mary, the Celsus Library, the Great Theater, the temple of Domitian and the Trajan Fountain.

Following the Ephesus tour, a transfer back to Kusadasi for the second night.

Day 4 Pamukkale-Cappadocia

After the breakfast you will be transferred to Pamukkale, a proud member of the UNESCO World Heritage list with its breathtaking white travertines, the Sacred Pool, Hierapolis ruins, Necropolis the city of death, the Collonade street and the Roman theater.

Following Pamukkale tour, a transfer with an overnight bus to Cappadocia.

Day 5 Cappadocia

After the breakfast the tour will start by Devrent, Zelve, Monk Valley, Goreme open air museum visits followed by Pigeon valley and Uchisar Castle.

Transfer to your cave hotel for the night in Urgup or Goreme.

Day 6 Cappadocia-Istanbul

After the breakfast the second day of the Cappadoccia tour starts with the check out and continues with Red valley, Cavusini, Derinkuyu underground city and ends in Ortahisar.

Following the Cappadocia tour, a transfer to Kayseri airport for the afternon flight to Istanbul where another transfer will take you to your hotels

PACKAGE TOUR INCLUDES

Transportation by bus, Kayseri-Istanbul plane ticket, transfer from and back to hotel in Istanbul, five nights accomodation, guided tours, lunches and all the museum fees.

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