4 Days – 3 Nights Tour
Gallipoli – Troy – Ephesus –Pamukkale
Day 1: Istanbul – Gallipoli Tour
06:30 – Pick up from your hotel or hostel and drive to the World War I Battlefields of Gallipoli.
12:30 – Arrive at lunch stop in Eceabat
13:00 – GALLIPOLI TOUR
Fully guided tour visiting Lone Pine & Chunuk Bair Memorials, Anzac Cove, the Nek, Johnston’s Jolly and Anzac Museum.
17:30 – Gallipoli Tour ends. Transfer to hotel in Canakkale. Check into hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 – Troy Tour – Selcuk / Kusadasi
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08:30 – We drive to the ruins of Troy. TROY TOUR
Our guide will reveal stories of the famed battle between Achilles and Hector, and reveal the fable behind the Trojan horse. After troy tour. Drive to Selcuk / Kusadasi. Arrive in Selcuk / Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight.
Day 3 – Ephesus Tour
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel for Ephesus tour.
Full Day Ephesus Tour, Visiting;
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, Odeon, Curettes Street, public toilets, Celsius Library, Hadrian Temple, Roman Baths, Grand Theatre, Marble Street. 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. After the tour transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 – Pamukkale Tour – Istanbul
After breakfast, depart for Pamukkale tour.
Full Guide Pamukkale Tour, Visiting;
You will see the Cotton Cilifts. Pamukkale is an extraordinary natural wonder. The calceus waters rise from the ground at a temperature of 35 C and tumple 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 unequalled in the world. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its Basilica, theatre, Roman Bath and Necropolis.
At the end of the tour, transfer to airport for fly to Istanbul.
20:00 Depart from Izmir for Istanbul
21:00 Arrival to Istanbul. Tour ends
Note: You can continue to other destinations instead of istanbul.
What is including?
– Flight tickets as mentioned in tour programme
– All bus transportations as mentioned in trip programme
– Airport transfers as mentioned in tour programme
– 1 Full Day Gallipoli Tour with lunch
– Half Day Troy Tour
– 3 Nights hotel with breakfast
– 1 Full Day Ephesus Tour with lunch
– 1 Full Day Pamukkale Tour with lunch
– Professional English speaking tour guide
– All museum fees as mentioned in tour programme
– All transportation as mentioned in trip programme
Turkey tours travel packages depart from istanbul by bus and gallipoli tour, troy tours, ephesus tour after pamukkale sightseeing transfer to airport and you will come back to istanbul by plane.
Gallipoli : The Allied objectives in the Gallipoli campaign were, by capturing Istanbul, to force Turkey out of the war, to secure an ice-free sea supply route to Russia and to open another front against Germany and Austria-Hungary.
Troy : Troy is a city which existed over 4000 years and known as the center of ancient civilizations. Many years, people believed that it was the city in tales and never existed until it was first found. At this time it was known as Ilium or New Ilium.
Ephesus : Ephesus is one of the best preserved cities from Roman times. At the time St. Paul lived in Ephesus in the 60-lsquo;s AD, it was at Roman heyday with a population around 250,000. When St. Paul lived in Ephesus he would have addressed the Ephesians in the great theatre, that today impresses everyone that walks into it-rsquo;s stands. Ephesus was a great ancient city and much of it has been preserved for you to see. More than any other site, you can walk the streets, stand in the great theatre, wander in the library, look towards the hill where St. Paul was put into prison, and feel that you are walking back into the time that St. Paul lived.
House of Virgin Mary : The House of Virgin Mary where it is believed St. Mary came to live with St. John in the last years of her life.
Temple of Artemis: was one of the Seven Wonders of the World and located in Ephesus. Throughout the excavations in Ephesus, the actual location of the temple was presumed in different places. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was famous in antiquity and made ancient Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. Each year one month was considered a holiday and set aside for the religious ceremonious observations.
Isabey Mosque: The Isabey Mosque was built in 1375 at the direction of the Emir of Aydin. Columns and stones from the ruins of the city of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis were incorporated into the building. The mosque was restored in 1934.
Pammukale : which means cotton castle, is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. Warm calcium rich mineral water flowed over the cliffs and as it cooled it deposited the calcium into the formations that are seen today. Pammukale is now a world heritage site.
Hierapolis : Hierapolis was founded as a healing care centre in 190 BC, taking advantage of the mineral waters in the area. It was one of the most important intellectual, artistic, religious and commercial centres of the Roman Empire. It eventually had a large Jewish and Christian community.