3 Days Gallipoli Troy&Pergamum and Ephesus Tour from Istanbul
Day 1: Gallipoli (*L)
Pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00am and on our way to Gallipoli, we stop by to have breakfast,after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different memorials of Dardanelles, 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. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.
(Grand Anzac Hotel or Comfort Anzac Hotel)
Day 2: Troy And Pergamum (*B *L)
Around 08:30-08:40am your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will join your group to visit Troy ancient city. You will be surprised with geniusly made Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman theater, Greco-Roman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy. You are going to have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon, after driving 4 hours you will visit splendid Pergamon Ancient City founded on the top a hill with its steepest theater, temples and wonderful Zeus Altar which is exhibited in Berlin Museum. Finally you will visit as well one of the first hospital constructed in Asclepion, city of health. Then we will drive to Kusadasi about 4 hours and you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi.
(Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or Efe Boutiqe Hotel)
Day 3: Ephesus (*B *L)
Your guide will pick you from your hotel around 09:00-09:45am and you will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbour path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.
Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional leather fashion show, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped to agency office.
End of the tour we will transfer to Izmir Airport (60min) to take the flight (1hour 15min) to Istanbul. After arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel.
End of our service.
Important notice :
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 15% extra for single supplement.
Springs and autumn time it is rainy in Canakkale, so provide an umbrella or rain coat.
Summers are hot, will be better to have sun creme and hat.
Winters are cold and may be snowy, so bring your warm clothes and winter boots.
All over the year it is highly windy, you will need a light jacket.
Always wear comfortable shoes on this tour.
In Ephesus summers are dry and very hot, so put a lot of sun creme and wide hat or sun-protect umbrella.
Winters are rainy but warm, you will need raincoat or umbrella
Per person 410 USD with credit card and 385 USD for cash payment
- Hotels with breakfast
- Bus transfersdomestic flights
- Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Drink during lunch
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver