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8 Days Western Turkey Tour
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This seamlessly-connected 8 Days Turkey Tour Special grants you an amazing trip to all-year-round highlights of Turkey with our 26 years of expertise.
Day 1 Welcome to Istanbul / Overnight in Istanbul / 8 Days Western Turkey Tour Begins
Greeting at the airport after you land, transfer to the hotel, short briefing of the itinerary and overnight in Istanbul on the first day of our 8 Days Western Turkey Tour.
Day 2 Istanbul Old City Walking Tour / Overnight in Istanbul
Pick-up from the hotel early in the morning to begin the 8 Days Western Turkey Tour with the full-day Old City tour, drop-off at the hotel and overnight in Istanbul
. Destinations for the Old City your are as follows: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome of Constantinople, Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain, The Million, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar.
Day 3 ANZAC & Gallipoli Tour / Transfer to Canakkale / Overnight in Canakkale
Early in the morning, we will pick-up from the hotel and transfer to Canakkale via a 4,5-hour scenic ride. Once you have arrived, you will be dropped off at the point where you will have lunch and meet our guide. After lunch in Eceabat, we will move onto the full-day ANZAC & Gallipoli
Tour with critical remnants of the past such as ANZAC Cove
– the site that marks the entry point of ANZAC troops, Ariburnu Burial Site
to pay our respects, Lone Pine
, Johnston’s Jolly
with the original trenches, Turkish Memorial
to reminisce about another side of the battle, Nek Cemetery
and Chunuk Bair
(one of the heaviest conflict spots) as a final stop. Upon ending of the tour, our crew will transport you to hotel in Canakkale. After check-in, you can feel free to discover the vicinity of your hotel in Canakkale, with its amazing views at night with all the spirituality of such a strategic and historical place before an overnight stay on the third night of our 8 Days Western Turkey Tour.
Day 4 Troy & Pergamon Tour / Transfer to Kusadasi / Overnight in Kusadasi
Morning pick-up from the hotel in Canakkale will be followed by a transfer to Troy
for the Troy Tour. This epic city as told in the book of legends, Illiad by Homer boasts spots like The Trojan Horse, excavation info center, Troy Ancient City with walls of Troy IV, Museum of Troy, Temple of Athena, agora ramps of Troy II
. After we complete our excursion in Troy, we will move onto Pergamon for Pergamon tour with stunning artifacts such as Acropolis of Pergamon, library, temples of Artemis and Trajan, gymnasium, lower agora, amphitheater,
and Temple of Dionysos
. Upon ending of the tour in the late afternoon, you will be transferred to hotel in Kusadasi. This lovely Aegean town will present you with an incredible opportunity to taste delicious Aegean-style Turkish food accompanied by a glorious view of the Greek island Samos at a seaside restaurant in the close vicinity of your hotel. Bearing in mind that you have an early morning departure for the tour next day, you will stay overnight in Kusadasi on the fourth day of our 8 Days Western Turkey Tour.
Day 5 Ephesus Ancient City Tour / Overnight in Kusadasi
Early in the morning, you will get picked-up from your hotel in Kusadasi and transferred to the tour site for the full-day Ephesus
Ancient City Tour. Once you have arrived, our guide will meet you and take you on a unique journey among spots like Temple of Hadrian
, inner parts of Ephesus Ancient City
, Celsus Library
with its mythically emblazoned exterior, House of Virgin Mary
as a place of pilgrimage and Saint John’s Basilica
– a homage to the saint by an Eastern Roman emperor and more
. Upon ending of the tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi. After check-in, you can enjoy the night life of this small but impressive Aegean settlement without forgetting that you will have another excursion tomorrow, before an overnight stay on the fifth night of our 8 Days Western Turkey Tour.
Day 6 Priene, Miletos & Didyma Tour / Overnight in Kusadasi
Morning pick-up from the hotel, transfer to the tour region for the full-day PMD
Tour. The three iconic ancient cities Priene
will be visited in a ceremonial order before your transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi resort town. It might be a good idea to take some time for gift shopping or taking some leisure time, as this will be your final overnight stay there.
Day 7 Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City Tour / Flight to Istanbul
Morning pick-up from the hotel, transfer to the tour region for the Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City
tour. Our guide will take you on a trip around a mix of natural and man-made marvels like the travertines
, Karahayit (Red Pamukkale)
, ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis
, Museum of Hierapolis
, The Byzantine Church and the Ancient Theatre
. Once the tour ends, our crew will transfer you to the airport for 60-minute flight to Istanbul. Upon your landing, our services will come to an end – with best wishes from us for you to hold onto the memories you have made throughout your journey in Turkey.
Day 8 Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise / Transfer to Airport
Morning pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Kabatas harbor to board the boat, half day morning cruise of the historical sites along the Bosphorus, disembark at the harbor and transfer to the airport according to the time of your departure flight – which concludes our services. Destinations for the Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise are as follows: Golden Horn, Kucuksu Palace, Rumeli Naval Fortress.
- All domestic flights in the itinerary
- All accommodation in the itinerary
- All ground transportation in the itinerary (door-to-door)
- All excursions in the itinerary with professional, English-speaking guides
- Entrance fees to scheduled museums and similar establishments
- Breakfast at hotels, lunch on excursions
- Travel insurance and taxes
- Drinks with / additional to meals (except for breakfast)
- Personal expenses (shopping, souvenirs, etc.)
- Medical services