Turkey West Coast & Gallipoli, 9 days, Motorcycle Tour with Training Option!

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Orka Royal Hotel to Orka Royal Hotel

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• Roads/Level: 95% Asphalt, intermediate level of riding necessary • Bike: If the participant need to rent motorcycle, premium motorcycles from "BMW Motorrad Turkey" with side cases option will be available (BMW F700GS and BMW R1200GS 2017 Model or newer)  • Total Distance: 2,000 kilometers  • Daily rides: 350 kilometers average • Meals: breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and soft drinks • Starts and ends in Istanbul • Witness the history of WWI legendary battlefield Gallipoli. • Beautiful and pleasant drive along the coasts, mountains, plains incredible pastoral views. • 2 nights in Thermal hotels Afyon & Pamukkale with SPA & Turkish Bath options • Visit Ephesus Antic Greek City • Enjoy hot nights of Bodrum • Visit Hierapolis (Cotton Palace) incredible natural beauty you will never forget. • 8-nights lodging in comfortable hotels
Day 1, Istanbul 08.05.2019 Arrival day to Istanbul. You will be transferred from Airport to your Hotel in the Old City. You will have free time untill 19:00 the time that your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby to have a welcome dinner in a Turkish Restaurant in the Old City. Day 2, Istanbul - Afyon 09.05.2019  - 430 kms You will be transferred to the Motorbike rental company and make the necessary preperations before the tour. Roadcraft training "Introduction to Riding System" will be done on the way to the ones who request training.  Day 3,  Afyon - Pamukkale 10.05.2019 - 230 Kms We will ride to Hierapolis Pamukkale. 2nd day of Training, practice Roadcraft and test ride in the afternoon. Test Results and Certificates will be given in the end of the day at the Hotel. Day 4, Pamukkale - Marmaris 11.05.2019 - 208 Kms We will ride to Marmaris one of the best routes to ride in Turkey, we will have lunch on the way and arrive to our boutiqe hotel which is located inside woods by the riverside. You will sleep in bungallows! Day 5, Marmaris - Bodrum  12.05.2019 - 163 kms We will ride to Bodrum, we will sometimes ride through the charming nature of Mediteranean. We will arrive to Bodrum Center and visit Bodrum Castle. We will head to our Hotel near to City Center.   Day 6, Bodrum - Ayvalik  13.05.2019 - 430 Kms We will ride to Kuşadası and will arrive to Ephesus Antic City. We will take a tour of this Impressing Antic city. After the Lunch break in Şirince town, we will ride to Ayvalık. We will stop at the Hill of Devil's Dinner Table! Wonderfulll sightseeing of Ayvalik. Day 7, Ayvalik - Çanakkale  14.05.2019 - 177 Kms  We will start riding and will arrive to the Ancient City Troy. We will see the Wooden Trojan Horse replica, the one built for the Movie Troy. In the afternoon we will pass to the European side by ferry. We will visit Gallipolli open air museum.  Day 8, Çanakkale - İstanbul  15.05.2019 - 405 km We will start riding to Istanbul. Lunch break in a small town Golyazi, half island inside a Lake called Ulubat Gölü. Afternoon, we will ride back to  Istanbul and leave our rent bikes. Don't forget the Farewell dinner! It will start at 19:30! Day 9,  İstanbul  16.05.2019 The day to experience Istanbul untill your flight time which we suppose that you arranged your tickets on the late evening hours. We will go to Old City and visit historical atrractions. You will be transferred from Hotel to airport and will hope to see you again in another tour of us!

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Expenses of Rider Guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Gasoline for rental Motorcycles
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase) will be forbidden during the riding hours due to safety of the group.
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)