Western Turkey

Western Turkey

Day 1: Istanbul

Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

Day 2: Istanbul

Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. B L

Day 3: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale

Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. B L D

Day 4: Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi

Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Kusadasi for overnight. B L D

Day 5: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Hause and visit a regional rug production center. B L D

Day 6: Kusadasi – Pamukkale

Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. B L D

Day 7: Hierapolis – Marmaris

Drive south to the resort city of Marmaris, afternoon is free. B L D

Day 8: Marmaris – Dalaman – Istanbul

After breakfast transfer to Dalaman airport for departure flıght to home via Istanbul.B

Legend: B= Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner

Venues Visited

  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the tour
  • First hotels throughout the tour
  • All museum and site entrances as indicated on itinerary
  • Guidance with licensed guide throughout the tour
  • Meals as indicated on itinerary by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
  • Luggage handling at the hotels
  • Parking fees and all toll fees
  • Local taxes and service charges

  • Visa fees to Turkey (if required)
  • All additional meals
  • Beverages during the meals
  • Additional visits and optional tours
  • Tips
  • All other expenses