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$569.72 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Istanbul 5-Day Aegean Tour Including Troy, Ephesus, Gallipoli

Day 1: Istanbul -- Gallipoli -- Çanakkale (D)You’ll be picked up from your Istanbul hotel and taken to the Gallipoli peninsula for a tour of the World War I battlefields and other war-related sites with your guide. Visit the Lone Pine Memorial and Chunuk Bair Memorial, as well as Anzac Cove, the Nek, Johnston's Jolly and original trenches and tunnels.Afterward, head to your hotel in the town and seaport of Çanakkale. Overnight: 4-star Iris hotel or similar in ÇanakkaleDay 2: Çanakkale – Troy -- Pergamum -- Kusadasi (B, D)Enjoy breakfast in the morning and then step back in time on a visit to Troy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site home of the famed Trojan Horse. Here, learn about the city's fascinating ancient history, including its connection to Homer’s Odyssey. Continue your tour to Pergamum, an ancient Greek city, where you’ll visit the magnificent acropolis whose impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political center in its time. After your tour, head to your hotel in Kusadasi for dinner.Overnight: 4-star Marina Hotel or similar in KusadasiDay 3: Kusadasi -- Ephesus -- Kusadasi (B, D)After breakfast, absorb yourself in history with a day trip to Ephesus. Conjure up images of the grandeur of Turkey under Roman rule on a tour around its ruins, seeing highlights like the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Break for lunch and then head to a local carpet village, where you’ll learn about the tradition of carpet weaving and see carpets being made by hand. In the evening, head back to your hotel in Kusadasi for dinner. Overnight: 4-star Marina Hotel or similar in KusadasiDay 4: Kusadasi – Pamukkale – Hierapolis -- Pamukkale (B, D)Start your morning with breakfast and then browse a display of locally hand-crafted leather goods. Then, head to Pamukkale to admire the magnificent white limestone terraces, known as travertines. Enjoy a tour of the ancient city of Hierapolis to see the magnificently preserved Necropolis, its main street fronted by gates, Basilica of St Philippe and a Greek-Roman theater.You can also take a dip in the hot springs, which were used in Roman times because of their therapeutic powers. After your relaxing soak, head back to Pamukkale for dinner in the evening. Overnight: 5-star Colossae hotel or similar in Pamukkale Day 5: Pamukkale -- IstanbulOn your fifth day, journey back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to visit famous Green Mosque and explore a silk bazaar. When you arrive, you’ll be taken to your hotel to conclude your tour.

$1141.73 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Istanbul 6-day Tour of Turkey with Gallipoli, Troy, Cappadocia

Day 1: Istanbul to Gallipoli (B,L)Pickup from your hotel in Istanbul and drive to Gallipoli peninsula in Canakkale with a comfortable and luxury bus. Visit to the battlefield, Brighton Beach, Ari Burnu and ANZAC Cove graveyards as well as Lonepine Australian memorial and Cemetery; the tunnels used during World War I and trenches at the Johnstons Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Ataturk statue in Chunuk Bair, New Zealand memorial and cemetery.Day 2: Troy and Pergamon, Transfer to Izmir Kusadasi (B,L)Pickup at 8:30 from your hotel in Canakkale. Visit to Legendary city of Troy, a replica of the wooden horse that you can climb into to take photos, excavation information center holds exhibits from the work underway, the fortification walls of Troy Vl with its tower and gateway entrance, Temple of Athena, the entrance ramp to Troy ll, the Odeon. You will go to Pergamon. Here, visit: the Asclepion and Health Centre. Also Acropolis, the Red Basilica, originally a temple of Serapis will be seen with the theater, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside.Day 3: Pamukkale and Hierapolis (B,L)8am pickup from the hotel after breakfast and depart for a full day Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. Visit to Old Gates, Cemetery and theater of Hierapolis (James Bond film shot), the calcified pools (Cleopatra Pool) and waterfall known as Travertines, you may swim at the Cleopatra pool beyond the ancient ruins.Day 4: Ephesus, Flight to Cappadocia (B,L)9am pick up from the hotel after breakfast and depart for a full day Ephesus tour. Visit to Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), one of the biggest Amphitheaters, the Celsius Library, a lot of amazing ruins left from an ancient city, House of the Virgin Mary, her last dwelling.Day 5: South Cappadocia (Green) with optional Hot Air Balloon Ride (B,L)Here, an optional hot air balloon ride is highly recommended between 5am to 8am. At 9:30am pick up from the hotel and depart for a full day South Cappadocia tour. Visit to Pidgeon Valley, the Underground City of Derinkuyu, the Ihlara Valley, Glenn grave along the countryside. Amazing crag settling date back to Christian times, then Selime Monastery and so many different areas in the region.Day 6: North (Red) Cappadocia and Flight to Istanbul (B,L)9:30am pickup from the hotel and depart for a full day North Cappadocia tour. Visit to Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley with its interesting rock creations, the old towns of Urgup and Avanos known for their red clay pottery.At the end of the tour, drop-off at the airport for the 1-hour flight back to Istanbul. Upon arriving in Istanbul, welcome at the Istanbul Airport and transfer to your hotel.

$101.62 Day Trips & Excursions

Gallipoli Full Day Tour from Istanbul

06:00 - 06:30 Pick up from your hotel in Taksim, Beyoglu, Karakoy, Osmanbey, Sisli 06:30 - 07:00 Pick up from your hotel in Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Beyazit, Laleli and transfer to Eceabat At noon you’ll arrive in Eceabat and enjoy lunch. You’ll have the full afternoon at Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli peninsula. Visit Brighton Beach, the original intended landing site for the troops. Stop at the Beach Cemetery, the most famous of all the Anzac cemeteries, where you can see the grave of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, one of the best-known Anzac soldiers. Ari Burnu Cemetery, one of the first cemeteries, is situated between the beach and the cliff under Plugge’s Plateau. See the Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach, just below the sphinx, where the dawn service is hold on Anzac Day. Take an optional walk to Shell Green Cemetery on the Artillery Road from the shoreline to Lone Pine. The Lone Pine Australian Memorial is the main Australian cemetery in Gallipoli. You’ll see Johnston's Jolly, where the Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels were within 30 feet of each other. The Nek, Chunuk Bair, New Zealand memorial At around 17:30 End of the tour and depart for Istanbul.

$2625.98 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 days Guided Motorcycle Tour along Western Turkey coasts and inlands

• You will be picked up from Antalya International Airport on Day 1 and transferred to your hotel.  • The journey begins on Day 2 after all participants (max 5 motorcycles) arrives to Antalya. On the way to Kaş for the first overnight in tents at camp site, there will be a swimming break during 1,5 hour boat trip. In the camping evenings, you will enjoy the tasty barbeque for the dinner as long as it's permitted in the site (min twice). Otherwise you will benefit from the facility's restaurant services which is included in the price. Accomodation will be organized as 4 nights in tent in camp sites, 3 nights at carefully picked hotels with minimum 4* or special class category. All accomodation are on single basis. • On day 3, ride will continue towards Aegean coasts. First stop will be Saklikent (Hidden) Canyon for some refreshing. After visiting the abandoned town Kayakoy (The Rock Village), journey will continue to another touristical town, Marmaris. Next camp site for tonight is about 45 minutes after Marmaris and located by the sea. • 4th day will start with a ferry cross to Bodrum peninsula, which is another popular touristical destinaton in Turkey. On the way to Turkey's 3rd biggest city Izmir, you will stop by the famous ancient city Ephesus and holy pilgrimage place House of Virgin Mary. After having lunch and rest in Şirince, comfy beds at the hotel in Izmir will be waiting for you. • The next day begins with some walking through the old shopping streets of the city. Afterwards it will be ridden towards a small Aegean fisherman village Foca where you will see more of people's local life. Next stop will be another fabulous ancient city Pergamon where medicine developed a lot and snake was used as symbol for the first time. Today's camping will be in Assos region surrounded with olive trees and located by the sea. • You will cross from Asia to Europe by ferry on 6th day. Just before crossing, you will have some memories in front of the Trojan Horse starred in the movie "Troy" together with Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom in 2004. But after crossing to European side, you will land on Gallipoli peninsula, where one of the bloodiest campaigns took place during the World War 1. After having a lot of information from recent history from the proffessional tour guide, it will be departed to last camp site on the peninsula. • On last riding day, it will be ridden directly to Istanbul and arrived in about 4 hours with short rest stops. After checking in to the hotel, shuttle service will take you to a half day tour in Istanbul to some historical attractions such as Underground Cistern, Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmet Mosque. The day will end with the farewell dinner. • Day for departure home. Transfers to the airport will be organized complimentary.           Daily average ride will be between 200-350 km's and around 1700 km's in total.

$114.17 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours from Istanbul

ItineraryDay 1: Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour from IstanbulPass By: Sultanahmet Square, IstanbulStart your tour with an early pick up from your hotel in Istanbul, and transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival to Izmir Airport, our team will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the domestic terminal in the Izmir Airport where you will see your name written on a board. You will be transferred to the Tour zone, approximately an hour driving distance. Then your tour starts after meeting with the rest of the group. Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastHouse of the Virgin Mary where mother of Jesus Christ spent her final years. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastUNESCO listed place Ancient City of Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple that is one of the first temple dedicated for a human; Celcus Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient time; Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached to Ephesians; Marble Street; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets and more...Duration: 2 hoursStop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastArtemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess,Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: İlayda AvantgardeAt the end of the tour we will give you some time as optional to explore local goods and around 16:00 – 16:30 we will drop you to your centerally located Hotels. Enjoy you overnight stay in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel - KusadasiIlayda Hotel - KusadasiWe only work with centerally located HotelsDay 2: Pamukkale Terraces & Hierapolis Ancient City TourStop At: İlayda AvantgardeBreakfast at the hotel and departure around 07:45 and drive 3 hrs for a full day tour of Pamukkale & Hierapolis. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, PamukkaleCappadocia and Pamukkale are the only places that looks for surrealist sites which is not from this world.Today, we will visit Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” in Turkish, and it is a natural site containing hot springs and travertines; terraces of mineral carbonates left by the water flowing with its temperate climate throughout the years. After your guide completed giving informations then you will have free time (1 to 2 hours) to take your time in the terraces of Pamukkale.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, PamukkaleWe will also visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The natural sources have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to get some cure. In the Hierapolis ancient City you will exlore; Gymnasium, Theatre, Hierapolis City Museum, Apollon Temple any many things more...Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cleopatra Pools, PamukkaleYou will also have the opportunity to swim in the Cleopatra pool with an additional charge(by the facility), filled with marble columns from the Roman temple of Apollo & Agora of the City.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Denizli AirportAt the end of the tour around 16:00 – 17:00 we will make our way back to Airport for an hour drive and you will have your flight back to Istanbul. When you arrive to the Istanbul Airport, we will meet you at the exit gate of the domestic terminal in the Istanbul Airport where you will see our crew holding a sign with your name written on it. Then transfer back to your Hotel in Istanbul.End of our service, hope to see you again!Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$123.31 Day Trips & Excursions

Daily Secrets of Gallipoli Tour From Istanbul

In the morning at 6:30am, you will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and there will be a drive to Gallipoli peninsula in Canakkale with a comfortable luxury bus. You may have your breakfast for free on the stop during the trip.You will visit the famous battlefield, Brighton Beach, Ari Burnu and ANZAC Cove graveyards, Lonepine Australian memorial and the cemetery.You will also see the tunnels which were used once upon a time during the World War and trenches at Johnstons Jolly, the Nek cemetery, Ataturk memorial in Chunuk Bair and New Zealand memorial and cemetery. By the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Istanbul in the evening around 10pm.

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