5-Day Aegean Tour from Istanbul: Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Pamukkale and Hierapolis
Travel along the breathtaking coastline of Turkey’s Aegean region, full of ancient Greek cities, on this tour from Istanbul. With your local guide, visit the battlefields of Gallipoli, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Troy and tour ancient ruins in Pergamum and Ephesus. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot springs of Hierapolis, admire the white limestone terraces of Pamukkale and get a taste for culture as you browse hand-crafted leather goods in Kusadasi and explore a silk bazaar in Bursa. You’ll stay in 4- to 5-star hotels, with daily meals included, and enjoy comfortable transportation.ItineraryDay 1: Gallipoli BattlefieldsStop At:
Gallipoli Battlefield, Eceabat Turkey
Early morning departure from Istanbul for the Gallipoli Gallipoli Peninsula, one of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey. Here we will visit the WW1 Battlefields of Gallipoli including the Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnston's Jolly, The Nek and original trenches and tunnels.
Duration: 10 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at MD Barbaros Hotel, a special class hotel in CanakkaleDay 2: Troy, Acropolis of PergamumStop At:
Troy (Truva), Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale Turkey
This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Pergamon Theatre, Kurtulus Mah. Akrapol Yolu No:2 Bergama Merkez, Bergama, Bergama Turkey
We tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and Library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, a boutique hotel in KusadasiDay 3: Ephesus, KusadasiStop At:
Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, a boutique hotel in KusadasiDay 4: Pamukkale, HierapolisStop At:
Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Colossae Thermal Hotel, a 4 star hotel in PamukkaleDay 5: Bursa, IstanbulStop At:
Yesil Camii, Akyokus Sk Yesil Mh., Bursa 16360 Turkey
Today you head back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to visit the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar. Upon arrival in Istanbul we will transfer you to your hotel at approximately 7 pm and your tour concludes.
Duration: 10 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Sultan Hostel & Guesthouse, Cankurtaran, Akbıyık Cd. No: 17, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Traveler pickup is offered
Customers may be picked up from their hotel where it is located in, or near Sultanahmet (the old city) or in the Taksim area. Pick up, on Day 1, is between 07:30 am and 08:00 am depending on where their hotel is located.
Customers can also meet at the Sultan Hostel at 7 am.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.