Turkey Long Package Tour #6
6Days-5Nights Excursion to Pearl of Aegean
Day 01-Arrive Istanbul
Meet and greet. A short orientation tour. Then transfer to the hotel for a welcome briefing. Evening is free. Overnight in Istanbul.
Discover the Byzantine and Ottoman treasures of Istanbul. Visit the Royal TOPKAPI PALACE, home of the Ottoman Sultans, the BLUE MOSQUE,unique with six minarets, The Roman HIPPODROME SQUARE and the ST.SOPHIA CHURCH which is considered One of the world’s greatest architectural marvels. Then visit the Grand Covered Bazaar With over 4,000 tiny shops.
Evening at leisure. (B)
Day 03-Istanbul -Troy -Canakkale
Drive to GALLIPOLI, through the European lands of Turkey. Cross the Dardanelles Strait by ferryboat. Visit ancient TROY; see its legendary walls and the replica of the wooden Horse. Dinner and overnight in Canakkale. (B,D)
Day 04-Pergamon -Izmir
Drive to Bergama. Visit the ACROPOLIS, the steepest theater of the ancient world, the Temple of Trojan, Library. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then visit ASCLEPION, the ancient healing center V and the RED BASILICA which is one of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse (rev:2-12). Evening at leisure. Overnight in Izmir. (B,L)
Day 05-Ephesus -Izmir
Leave for EPHESUS, cradle of early Christianity (rev:2-1-7).Visit the HOUSE OF THE VIRGIN MARY, the ancient Ephesus,the ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM and the TEMPLE OF DIANA which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Return to Izmir. Evening at. leisure. Overnight in Izmir. (B,L)
Transfer to Izmir Airport. End of the Tour (B)
Day 7- Pamukkale Tour
Pick up is at 08:30 for the Pamukkale Tour Highlights : Participants in this tour should take their sun cream, towel, sun glasses and swimming suit.The bus takes the new highway to Denizli town. After a short stop for resting at the Cafe-Restaurant, the bus proceeds to Pamukkale village, where the scheduled visit of extensive site starts. On time for lunch then visit Hierapolis Ancient site, swimming in hot thermal water(optional), strolling arround, take a picture, looking to the landscape when your feet is on the hot thermal water.Overnight in Kusadasi. (Today’s meals: breakfast,lunch and dinner).
Day 8- Fly to Home
Transfer to the Izmir airport and take a 10:00 a.m flight and arrive to Istanbul at 11:00 a.m.(Today’s meals: breakfast).
TOUR RATES :
DBL / PP : 637 USD
SNG SUPP. 125 USD
Guaranteed Departure Dates : 20 Departure Dates
(April-15, 29),(May-13, 27),(June-10, 24),(July-08, 22),(August-05, 19) (September-02, 16, 30),(October-07, 14, 21),(November-04, 11, 25), (December-09)