4 Days Gallipoli-Troy-Pergamon-Ephesus-Pamukkale Tour: 4 Days-3 Nights Package
Starts in: İstanbul
Ends in: İstanbul
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Tour Highlights: Visit Gallipoli war sights and memorials, Troy and Pergamon ancient cities, Ephesus ancient city, House of Virgin Mary, Artemis Temple, Pamukkale, Hierapolis Ancient City, Hot spring travertines.
Day 1: Gallipoli Tour (Lunch included)
The driver will pick you up from 06:30-7:00 a.m. and take you to Gallipoli. Visits to Dardanelles Memorials, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial Lunch break at a nearby diner in the middle of the day. The trip concludes with a ferry ride to Canakkale, where you can check into your hotel and spend the night.
Day 2: Troy and Pergamum Tour (Breakfast- Lunch included)
After breakfast at the hotel, the tour guide will pick you up about 08:30-08:45 a.m. and take you on a tour of Troy Ancient City. Sightseeing tour of ten ancient cities constructed on top of one another, including the Trojan Horse, Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, Roman Theater, and Greco-Roman Senate.
Drive to Pergamum Ancient City which has one of the most important libraries in the ancient world as well as the Zeus Altar after visiting Troy. Lunch break at a nearby restaurant in the middle of the day. Drive to Kusadasi or Selcuk after visiting the ancient city. In Kusadasi / Selcuk, check into a hotel and spend the night.
Day 3: Ephesus Tour (Breakfast- Lunch included)
After breakfast at the hotel, the tour guide will pick you up between 09:00 and 9:30 a.m. and take you on an Ephesus tour. Visits to the Artemis Temple, one of the ancient world's seven wonders, Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celsus Library, Theater, Hamams, and Old Harbor. Lunch break at a nearby restaurant in the middle of the day. Last visit to the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent her final five years before her death and which the Vatican has designated as a pilgrimage site. Transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay at the end of the trip.
Day 4: Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast- Lunch included)
After breakfast at the hotel, the tour guide will pick you up at about 07:30-08:00 a.m. to take you on the Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Hot springs and travertines, or terraces of carbonate minerals left by running and cooling water, can be found in Pamukkale. Turks call it ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale' because it resembles cotton. People used to come to Hierapolis Ancient City, a Unesco World Heritage Site, to relieve their ailments after retirement and die there. You will cool off by walking on the terraces or swimming in the Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (This is optional.) Lunch break at a nearby diner in the middle of the day.
Transfer to Denizli Airport for the return flight to Istanbul at the end of the trip. When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, our agent will meet you and take you to your hotel in Istanbul.
- Hotels with breakfast
- Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance pp)
- Airport pickups and drop-offs mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours (special meals as vegetarian, vegan options are also available)
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Beverages during lunch
- Cleopatra Swimming Pool entrance fee
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver