|Duration||5 Days Tour Package from Bodrum to istanbul|
|Visiting Sights||Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Pergamon, Troy, Gallipoli|
|Tour Price||From 429 Euro|
Bodrum to Istanbul included Aegean Dream Tour
Travel from Bodrum to Istanbul included Aegean Dream tour
Day 1: Bodrum to Ephesus
14.30 – Depart from Bodrum by internal city bus to Ephesus. The bus journey takes 2 hours. Upon arrival to Kusadasi and check into your hotel. A remainder of the day will be at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2: Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary Tour (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. You will be collected from the hotel at 08:30 am & meet with your local tour guide and other tour participants. Start to the Ephesus & Virgin Mary House Tour included lunch.
Ancient Ephesus is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey. Ephesus Tour starts from the upper entrance gate. The ancient city has 3 main streets. We see the Baths of Varius, The Gate of Heracles, Prytaneion, Odeon, public toilets, Fountain of Polio, State Agora, Temple of Hadrian, Temple of Domitian, Library of Celsus, Great Theater and Harbour street with necropolis. Tour continue to The Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is also one of the places to visit. Today the site lies on the edge of the modern town of Selcuk. After the lunch, continue to visit House of the Virgin Mary. which is 8 km from Ephesus on the hills. The Vatican has recognized this small site in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small chapel dedicated to St. Mary was founded when the ruins of the house were first discovered. At the end of the tour, return back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3: Pamukkale & Ancient Hierapolis (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel.
08.00 -You will be collected from the hotel and drive to Pamukkale. You are going to have fully guided Pamukkale Calcium Terraces & Hierapolis Ancient city Tour included lunch. Ancient Hierapolis with its largest Necropolis of Hellenistic world, Roman basilical baths , Domitian gate, Agora, latrines, collonaded street and Byzantine gate and Roman fauntains.
Tour continue with the walk to the travertine terraces at Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders from various mineral springs in a vast white cliff side, about 200 m overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have dripped down over a series of terraced levels and created a fairyland of bizarre solidified cascades and shell-shaped basins. Also you will have free time for thermal pool in Pamukkale (Entrance is extra to thermal pool). At the end of the Pamukkale tour, return back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4: Pergamon Tour – Canakkale (B, L)
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
We will collect you from the hotel with your baggage in Kusadasi and continue to drive to Ancient Pergamon. You will have fully guided Pergamon & Acropolis Tour included lunch. We are going to visit high city Acropolis with the Sanctuary of Trajan & Athena, Library, The Hellenistic Theater with a seating capacity of 10,000. Asclepion which was known as the first place of medical science. Notable structures in the Asclepieion include the Roman theater, Stoa, Temple of Asclepius, an underground passageway. At the end of the Pergamon tour, continue to drive to Canakkale city. Upon arrival to Canakkale. Check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Canakkale.
Day 5: Troy & Gallipoli Tour – Drive to istanbul
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08.30 – You will be collected right from the hotel for full day Troy and Gallipoli tour included lunch. Firstly we drive to visit Ancient Troy.
Fully Guided Troy Ancient City Tour
A replica of the wooden horse that you can climb into for a photo.
Excavation information center which holds exhibits from the work underway.
The fortification walls of Troy Vl with its tower and gateway entrance.
Temple of Athena – the focal point of a great annual festival in honor of the goddess Athena.
Schliemann’s trench – the discoverer of Troy
The entrance ramp to Troy ll.
The sanctuary – an important religious center of its time.
The odeon – intended for the presentation of musical performances.
Current excavations in progress.
At the end of the Troy ancient city tour, drive to Canakkale ferry station and pass on the Dardanelles to Eceabat by ferry. Our lunch will be at the local restaurant in Eceabat. After the lunch continues to Gallipoli tour. we will drive to Anzac Cove.
Fully Guided Gallipoli Battlefields Tour.
Beach Cemetery ( John Simpson’s Grave )
Ari Burnu ( First Anzac landing place )
Lone Pine Cemetery ( Australian Memorial )
Johnston’s Jolly ( Walk in the Anzac trenches )
View Shrapnel Valley & Turkish Memorial
The Nek and Walker’s Ridge
Chunuk Bair ( Main New Zealand Memorial )
17.00 – At the end of the Gallipoli tour.
17.30 – Drive to istanbul.
22.00 – You will arrive in istanbul. Tour Ends.
Note: If you have time to travel in istanbul, according to your travel program and your wishes we can add hotel accommodation in Istanbul and Istanbul historical tour, Bosphorus day cruise, dinner cruise at night and princes island in your tour itinerary. If you like to add hotel and tours in istanbul, please inform us on your first request.
3 Nights hotel in Kusadasi with breakfast
1 Night hotel in Canakkale with breakfast
Troy & Gallipoli Tour
Drive to Istanbul
Guiding service on the tours
Entrance fees in tours
Transportations in tours
Lunch on the tours
Hotel pick up and drop off as mention in program
Lunches in tours
Drinks at the lunches
Entrance fee to thermal pool in Pamukkale
Remember to take sunscreen & a hat if you’re not fond of direct sunlight as there is minimal shade available
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