7 Days Turkey Tour Package – Western Turkey Tour
7 Days Turkey Tour Package – Western Turkey Tour. Spend 7 glorious days in Turkey seeing all the must see sights. Soak up the culture and history of Istanbul. Explore the ancient city of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis,…
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7 Days Turkey Tour Package - Western Turkey Tour. Spend 7 glorious days in Turkey seeing all the must see sights. Soak up the culture and history of Istanbul. Explore the ancient city of Ephesus and the Temple of Artemis, one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. Luxuriate in the thermal hot springs of Pamukkale and retain your youth in Cleopatra's Pool. Pay your respects to the soldiers who laid down their lives at Gallipoli. Climb inside a replica of the Trojan horse. Explore the ancient ruins of Pergamon. Don't miss this trip, which is jam packed with adventure and beautiful places waiting to be seen!
Arrival to Istanbul and transfer to the hotel
Upon arrival in Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel in the Old City area (Sultanahmet). You will check in to the Boutique hotel, which is close by all of the historic sites. You will have free time for the rest of the day and spend the night in Istanbul.
Istanbul Old City Walking Tour (B,L)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 a.m for your full day "Best of Istanbul" walking tour. You will see: the Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and theGrand Bazaar. At the end of the tour, our guide will drop you back at your hotel. Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul to Gallipoli – Gallipoli day tour (B, L)
Starting at 6:30 AM you will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and begin the drive down to Gallipoli peninsula! Relax and take in the view of the Sea of Marmara from the comfort of the bus. Around 12:00 PM you will arrive in the charming seaside town of Eceabat and stop for lunch. Your guide will take you up the hauntingly beautiful coast of Gallipoli. You will follow in the footsteps of the ANZAC and Ottoman forces, walking the now deserted battlefields and trenches and pay respects at the many memorials for all of the fallen soldiers. You will learn of the maneuvers of both sides, successful and failed and hear stories of the bright young Colonel of the Ottoman forces, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Canakkale where you will have the rest of the evening to shop and explore.
Day tour of Troy and Pergamon/ Transfer to Izmir Kusadasi ( B, L)
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30 AM and begin the day visiting the ancient city of Troy. During the tour, you can explore the remains of Troy I through Troy IX, The Odeon, The Bouleuterion, the houses of Troy I, The 3,700 year old city walls, Sacrificial Altars and a life size replica of the Trojan Horse of which you can enter and take photos. At 10:30 AM you will finish the tour of Troy and continue on to Pergamon. At 1:30 PM you will stop for lunch and then begin the tour. You will visit The Acropolis, The Library, The Temple of Athena, the Temple of Trajan, the Altar of Zeus, The Gymnasium, The Lower Agora, The Hellenistic Theater and the Temple of Dionysus. Around 5:30 PM you will finish the tour and depart for your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day Tour of Ephesus (B,L)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up at 9:00 AM and you will depart for the Ephesus Tour. When you arrive, you will have a fully guided tour of the ruins. During the tour you will see the Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), the Amphitheater, the Celsius Library, which is still active, ruins left from the ancient city, and the House of the Virgin Mary, her last dwelling place. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Selcuk town or Kusadasi.
Day Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis and flight back to Istanbul (B,L)
Following breakfast at your hotel, you will check out and we will pick you up at 8:30 AM and begin the 3-hour journey. Around 12:00 PM you will arrive in the small but friendly town of Pamukkale and stop for lunch. Then, you will be taken to the ancient city of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will show you how the citizens lived, worked and enjoyed themselves back when the city was a thriving metropolis. Highlights include the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Theater and the Martyrion of St. Philip. From there, you will move on to the main attraction, the travertines. You will have free time to explore and relax in the travertines and have a rejuvenating swim in Cleopatra’s Pool. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport for the one-hour flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel.
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport according to your international flight time. If your flight is late in the afternoon or evening, you can book a half day tour as well.
All Airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary
Fight tickets with taxes
5-day tour mentioned by the itinerary (Guide, Lunch, Transportation and all entrance fees )
3-Night Hotel in Istanbul (Boutique Hotel) with breakfast
1 night hotel in Canakkale
2- Night Hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk with breakfast
All meals mentioned by the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
Vegetarian meals available
Full travel insurance
Tips and international flight tickets