Pearl's of Turkey - 8 Days

Tour Code:TAT-0003

  • 8 Days
  • Every Sunday
  • Istanbul, Gallipolli, Troy, Pergamum, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Pamukkale, Antalya

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Adult (8+)
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Season:
Every Sunday (All year round)
Departure Point:
Istanbul / SAW Airport
You will be greeted with a sign your name is written on.
Ending Point:
Istanbul / SAW Airport
Duration:
8 Days / 7 Night
Service Basis:
Small Group (Fully Guided)
 
Hotels Info:
Istanbul 
•Avicenna Hotel (3*)
•Celal Sultan Hotel (4*)
•Sura Hagia Sophia (5*) 
Kusadasi
•Eliada Hotel (3*)
•Efe Boutique Hotel (4*)
•Charisma De Luxe(5*) 
Canakkale
•Anzac Hotel (3*)
•Buyuk Truva Hotel (4*)
•Kolin Hotel(5*)
Antalya
•Star Hotel (3*)
•Best Western Hotel (4*)
•Ramada Plaza by Wyndham (5*)
 
Additional Info:
Contact our dedicated Custom Team for tailor-making your tour with special private service rates even for small groups of 4 people with special rates.
Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
If you cannot find the service you need, please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
This is a full english speakıng guıded small group tour.
Guiding in your own language is upon availability and may require additional charge.

Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Friday prayer we will visit from the garden.
Bagga allowence is 15kg+8kg hand luggage for domestic flights
Admission Fee(per person):
-Topkapi Palace Incl. Hagia Irene: 55 USD
-Hagia Sophia: 35 USD
-Ancient Ephesus: 45 USD
-House of Mary: 15 USD
-Pamukkale: 35 USD
-Tunektepe Cable Car: 15 USD
-Troy Ancient Cİty: 33 USD
-Pergamum: 18 USD
-Asklepion: 15 USD
Note: The tour guide will have pre paid skip the line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. The cost of used entry tickets can be paid to your guide in cash dolar, euro or turkish lira at tours.

 


Highlights:
-Discover highlights of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Blue Mosque
-Explore Gallipoli, home to one of the most dramatic battles in history
-Pergamum; Where John wrote his letter
-Walk on the ancient roads of greco-roman city of Ephesus and see the Holy Mary house.
-Visit Pamukkale and swim in Pools of Heaven on Earth.
-Walk in the cobblestone paved with colorful flowers streets of old town and see clock tower, Hadrian Gate and Kesik Minare
Overview:
Discover UNESCO Heritage Sites of Turkey with 8 days customized package by plane from/to Istanbul. Enjoy a Full-Day Guided tour to the heart of history and visit Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar,Explore Gallipoli, home to one of the most dramatic battles in history and home of the Trojan Horse. Visit Pergamum; Where John wrote his letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred yearsVisit Ancient Ephesus; An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean and holds the House of the Virgin Mary, Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth. Enjoy the sunset on the Mediterranean from the best panoramic point of Antalya. Walk in the cobblestone paved with colorful flowers streets of old town and see clock tower, Hadrian Gate and Kesik Minare. Learn history about early christians&life of locals from your expert local guide.
Day 1 Arrival Istanbul (Sunday)
Upon arrival at Istanbul / SAW Airport, you will be greeted and drives to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.
(No Meal)
Day 2 Treasures of Istanbul (Monday)
(09:00-16:00)
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. Next; Topkapı Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the ottoman empire. It housed the ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held. Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome.  Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops, it is one of the greatest bazaars in the World.  At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 3 Gallipolli&Troy Tour (Tuesday)
(08:00 - 19:30)
According your pick up time from your hotel, meet your guide and drive to Canakkale. Today you visit ANZAC Battlefields visiting Brighton Beach, ANZAC Cove, Beach Cemetery, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Turkish and allied tunnels and trenches at Johnston’s Jolly, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. Next; Troya Archeological Site where we see the UNESCO recognized ruins of the Ancient kingdom of Troy. We stroll through the site where many worldwide used terms like the Trojan War, Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, Prince Paris comes from Battle between Archilles and Hector, Walls of Troy II and Megaron House, The Ramp of Troy II, Roman bath, Odeon, The Temple of Athena and Ruins of Athena. After tour transfer you to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Canakkale
(Breakfast-Lunch) 
Day 4 Pergamum&Asklepion (Wednesday)
(08:30-18:00)
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and Drive to Pergamum; Where John wrote his letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred years. After the mythical times, Pergamum had been the scene of several cultures, ranging from those of the Stone and Bronze Ages until the Archaic and Classical Periods. Among the temples, palaces and agora’s, the Asclepion, which were constructed in the course of one century, belonged the big Zeus Altar and the Parchment Library. After lunch visit the ruins of Asklepion; was known under the name of "The Pergamum God of Health". Asklepius the dietary health and medicine served the people for several hundred years; thus making Pergamum a medical centre of very great importance. Famous medical Scholars, like Hippocrates and Galenus, were born in Pergamum and worked there. Along the way, feast your eyes on the beautiful Agean sea view with lush olive trees and some Greek and Turkish Islands. Overnight in Kusadasi.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 5 Ancient Ephesus (Thursday)
(09:00-16:00)
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Visit The House of Virgin Mary; a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days. Continue with the Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. Ephesus was the second-largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250,000 citizens. It is also home to one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also so well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.
Next; Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. Overnight in Kusadasi.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 6 Pamukkale Tour / Drive to Antalya (Friday)
(08:00-20:00) 
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Visit Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… Pamukkale has always been a very popular settlement where hot springs were believed to have healing powers so it is considered to be the earliest spa on earth where in history people travelled long distances in order to find a cure. The unique terraces were formed by running warm spring water at a temperature of 35 C, containing calcium bicarbonate. Today Pamukkale is declared as a worlds heritage site by UNESCO. Visit; ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Also, The Sacred Pool is one of the highlights of the site. Theır shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. At the end of the tour drive you to Antalya. Check in. Overnight in Antalya.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 7 Antalya City Tour (Saturday)
(09:30-16:00)
Today you visit the cable car ride 'from sea to sky'. Enjoy amazing views from the top of Tunektepe which stands 1365 mt above sea level. You will see the beautiful coastline of the Antalya region, gorgeous mountains, pine forests, and turquoise Mediterranean sea. Great pictures taken during the trip will remind you of this unforgettable experience. Next; Duden waterfalls are the most beautiful and the most visited in the Antalya region. Walk through the beautiful park and listen to the sound of falling water. 
After lunch at a local restaurant with a beautiful panoramic view you will have 1-1.5 hours of free time to explore the old town (Kaleici). You will see top attractions of the city: Hadrianus Gate, Clock Tower, Kesik Minare (Truncated Minaret) and city walls dated back to the 2d century. Old Town with its narrow stone streets is also a great place to explore numerous boutiques, art galleries, and interesting museums. Do not forget to buy some memorable souvenirs from the authentic shops before leaving Kaleici. Overnight in Antalya.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 8 Departure Day (Sunday)
Today is the last of our service. Flight from Antalya to Istanbul will be arrange according to your request. End of our service. 
(Breakfast)
 

Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
Its highly recommended to make a travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour.
Amendments caused by the flights are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.
The provider cannot be held responsible for letter mistakes that may occur from names forwarded to us for the purchase of flight tickets.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: Hotels, Airport Transfers, Tours can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date. Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies

 


2 night accommodation in Istanbul
1 night accommodation in Canakkale
2 night accommodation in Kusadasi
2 night accommodation in Antalya
Economic class domestic flight tickets
Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
Transfer services from/to Airports
Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle 
 

Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary
Beverage with meals
Tips for the guides & drivers (0ptional)
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