8 Days Gallipoli Troy Pergamum Pamukkale Ephesus and Cappadocia Tour
8 Days 7 Nights
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Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamum, Pamukkale, Ephesus and Cappadocia Tour
Day 1 – Gallipoli Tour (Breakfast included)
Our driver will pick you up around 06:30-07:00 am and your journey to Gallipoli will start. You will arrive at Gallipoli after 5 hours of driving. Here you will visit Brighton Beach, Memorials of Dardanelles ANZAC Cove, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Beach Cemetery, Ariburnu Cemetery, Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly, The Nek, Chunuk Bair and New Zealand Memorial. Afternoon, you will have a lunch break in a restaurant. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to Canakkale by taking a ferry, when you arrive in Canakkale you will have an overnight stay in your hotel in Canakkale.
Day 2 – Troy and Pergamon Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
This morning, after your breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will pick you up around 08:30-08:45 am and you will directly join your Troy tour consisting of Troy Ancient City. Excursion around the most recognized 10 ancient cities of Troy which were built consecutively. The next stop is Trojan Horse and Apollo Temple. Then sightseeing of the city walls that are strengthened, the famous ancient Roman Theater and the Greco-Roman Senate building.
At the end of your Troy excursion, you will be driven to the Ancient city of Pergamon where the ancient world’s most important libraries take place. You will also visit Zeus Altar. Afternoon, you will have your lunch break in a restaurant. When your ancient city tour is completed, you will be driven to Kusadasi. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will have an overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 - Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
After you had your breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up around 07:30-08:00 am to get you to join your Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale area has hot water resources, and travertines are one of these sources. Travertines have terraces of carbonate minerals as a result of the flowing water. Because this beauty seems like cotton, it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by native people. After experiencing the beauty of travertines, you will visit Hierapolis Ancient City which is also categorised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. This place used to be visited by people who want to soothe their ailments during their retirement and even die there. If you want to boost your mood and refresh yourself, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. This swimming experience you will have in Cleopatra Swimming Pool is optional. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant.
At the end of your Pamukkale tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Pamukkale and you will have your leisure time and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 - Ephesus Tour (Lunch included)
After you had your breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up around 08:45-09:00 am to get you to join your Ephesus Tour. Here, you will start your tour by visiting Artemis Temple which is also known for being one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. After that, you will be visiting Ephesus Ancient City, Celcius Library, Hadrian Temple, Hamams, Theater, and Old Harbor one by one. At midday, you will have a lunch break in the restaurant. Your last visiting stop will be the House of the Virgin Mary. This is the place where the Virgin Mary spent her last years of life. The Vatican recognized this place as a pilgrimage centre. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel to enjoy your free time and overnight stay.
Day 5 – Flight from Ephesus to Cappadocia (Breakfast included)
This morning you have your leisure time to enjoy the experience of exploring Ephesus by yourself. Later, according to your flight time, you will be picked up by our driver and transferred to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Upon your arrival at Cappadocia airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 6 - Northern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Hot Air Balloon tour is recommended activity for this morning.
This morning around 09:30-10:00 am you will be picked up by our tour guide and join the tour for visiting the beauties of Northern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will visit the place called Goreme Panorama which offers an impressive view of Goreme Village, as it is also called the “land of fairy chimneys”, and the Open Air Museum which is known for being the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then you will visit Ortahisar, a special village famous for its castles and cave food storage. Later, you will visit Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom-like formed rocks and fairy chimney forms especially distinguished by the vibe of the area. During the tour, you will also see the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you will have the impression of animal fossils among the rocks. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in a restaurant that makes you feel the vibe of the town.
In the afternoon, you will be strolling along the Red River which is known as the longest river in Turkey. After enjoying the experience of walking through the longest river in the country, you will visit a small village that is very famous for its pottery workshops. Here you will have the chance to watch the pottery making and get a workshop if you wish. At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel by passing through Love Valley. Love Valley has an incredible view which will cheer you up. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will have free time and an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
This morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel between 9:30 and 10:00 am and you will join the tour for visiting the beauties of Southern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will be visiting Uchisar Castle which is recognized as the biggest fairy chimney used as a citadel throughout time by many civilizations. You will be hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley which has a remarkable effect on history. You will explore Rose valley which has its unique rock churches that saved early Christians from the prosecution of Romans. After that, you will be seeing Cavusin village which is known as an ancient settlement in the area and you may see the cave residences belonging to the Cavusin area. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant. After your lunch break, the tour will continue with visiting Kaymaklı Underground City which is known as the widest underground city of Cappadocia, which was used by refugees and people fleeing from natural disasters in ancient times. Apart from that, Pigeon Valley offers an impressive view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons that still live in those pigeon houses. Your last stop on the Southern Cappadocia tour will be Three Beauties Valley which is famous for both special vine factories and the stunning view it has. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel to have your overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 8 – Cappadocia - Istanbul Flight
According to your flight time, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Once you arrive in Istanbul, our agent representative will greet you at the exit gate. After meeting our representative, you will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel. This is the end of our service.
Hotels with breakfast
Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance)
Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
Professional English speaking guide
Drink during lunch
Istanbul Hotels: Zeynep Sultan Hotel / Hotel Black Tulip / Olimpiyat Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Aura Cave Hotel / Holiday Cave Hotel / Garden Inn Cappadocia
Kusadasi Hotels: Istankoy Hotel / Sözer Hotel
Canakkale Hotels: Anzac Hotel / Grand Anzac Hotel
Price: Per person 960 USD
Istanbul Hotels: Yasmak Sultan Hotel / Ottoman Imperial Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Avilla Cave / Design Cave / Doors of Cappadocia
Kusadasi Hotels: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Carina Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel
Canakkale Hotels: Akol Hotel
Price: Per person 1095 USD
High Class Hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Fer Hotel / Sura Design Hotel / Vogue Hotel Supreme
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Kusadasi Hotels: Double Tree by Hilton / Carisma Deluxe Hotel / La Vista Boutique Hotel
Canakkale Hotels: Kolin Hotel
Price: Per person 1320 USD
Hot air balloon tour is optional please ask for the current price.
Hot air balloon is optional extra
Max group size is 15 people
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.