TURKEY PACKAGE TOURS

6 DAYS TURKEY PACKAGE TOUR ISTANBUL TROY PERGAMON EPHESUS PAMUKKALE

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HIGHLIGHTS: • Hagia Sophia Museum • Blue Mosque • Topkapi Palace • Grand Bazaar • Hippodrome Square • Troy • Pergamon • Ephesus • Virgin Mary House • The Temple of Artemis • Pamukkale • Hierapolis

Low Season: 365 Euro per person (November to March)
High Season: 449 Euro per person (April to October / New Year)

Included: 5 nights accommodation, 5 daily city tours, 5 lunches, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional guides

Excluded: 
Drinks at lunch, personal expenses

DAY 1 - CHECK IN TO HOTEL
Pick up from Ataturk Airport and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 2 - HAGIA SOPHIA MUSEUM - BLUE MOSQUE - GRAND BAZAAR - HIPPODROME SQUARE - TOPKAPI PALACE TOUR (B, L)

Pick up from your hotel around 08:30am. We will start visiting Hippodrome Square where we will see Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, and Fountain of Wilhelm II. After that, we will visit Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Grand Bazaar will be our last place to visit before having the lunch. After lunch, we will continue to visit Topkapi Palace (Harem is not included). At the end of the tour, we will see Hagia Irene Church (from outside), Caferaga Medrese, Sogukcesme Street. Return to your hotel around 17:00.  

Accommodation in Istanbul Sultanahmet

DAY 3 - TROY TOUR (L)
Pick up from your hotel in Sultanahmet between 06:30 - 07:00. Then, we will drive to Eceabat. We will have the lunch after arriving Eceabat. Then we will continue to Troy. We will see the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, The 3700 year old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C., The Bouleuterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Current excavations in progress, Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX. Return to your hotel around 17:30. 

Accommodation in Canakkale

DAY 4 - PERGAMON TOUR - KUSADASI (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 10:30 and drive to Pergamon. We will have the lunch after arriving Pergamon and will start visiting Acropolis (Library, steepest Theatre of Anatolia, the Temples of Trojan and Dionysus, the place of monumental Altar of Zeus famous, with the relief of Gods and Devils, the Gymnasium situated on the terraces, the Lower Agora). Then, we will continue to the medical center of the ancient world, Asclepion.  

Transfer to Kusadasi by tour bus around 17:00. The road takes about 4 hours.

Accommodation in Kusadasi

DAY 5 - EPHESUS - VIRGIN MARY HOUSE - THE TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS TOUR (B, L)

Pick up from your hotel around 09:00. We will start visiting the Virgin Mary‘s House which is located on the top of the "Bulbul" Mountain. After that, we will drive to Ephesus Ancient Site to see the Odeon, Agora, Domitianus Temple, Roman Latrine, Theatre, The Fountain of Trajan, the stream baths of Scholastic, the temple of Hadrian, impressive library of Ephesus (Celsius Library) and the Grand Theatre where Saint Paul preached.

After lunch, we will continue to the Temple of Artemis (Diana) to see little remains of the temple. Return to your hotel around 17:00. 


Accommodation in Kusadasi

DAY 6 - PAMUKKALE and HIERAPOLIS TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 08:00. Then, we will drive to Pamukkale. We will visit the north gate of Hierapolis ancient city, the Necropolis (cemetery) with over 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, and Byzantine Gate. After that, we will continue to natural part of Pamukkale. We walk down on walking path while 35ºC Spring water flowing around your feet.

After lunch, you will have free time for relaxing in the ancient Cleopatra’s pool (entrance fee is not included in the tour price), where you can swim amongst Roman ruins. Please take your towel, sunglasses and swimming suit. The tour finishes around 16:00.

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We can arrange return bus or flight tickets from Pamukkale to any other cities in Turkey (please contact us).


Istanbul, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Hierapolis are in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

NOTES
• Please ask for a single supplement.
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any changes on the programme, if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary.
• Programmes may change due to bad weather conditions.
• Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday. It will be replaced with Chora Museum. 
• Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.


ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
Turkish Mystic Music and Whirling Dervishes in an old hamam located in Sirkeci-Istanbul  (duration is one hour) with the cost of 22 Euro per person
Balloon Tour in Pamukkale with the cost of 110 Euro per person
Tandem Paragliding in Pamukkale with the cost of 59 Euro per person