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Gallipoli-Troy - Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour Package

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TOUR ITINERARY

Gallipoli-Troy - Pamukkale and Ephesus Tours

 

DAY 1 Istanbul - Gallipoli

06:30 Pick up from your hotel or hostel and drive to the World War I Battlefields of Gallipoli.
12:30 Arrive at lunch stop in Eceabat. After lunch, start to visit,

  • Kabatepe War Museum
  • Beach Cemetery (John Simpson's Grave)
  • ANZAC Cove
  • 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)

At the end of the tour transfer to hotel. Check in and overnight.

 

DAY 2 Gallipoli - Troy - Ephesus (B, L)

08:30 After breakfast, Pick up from your hotel for Troy Tour.Visiting,

  • A replica of the wooden horse that you can climb into for a photo.
  • Excavation information centre 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 honour of the goddess Athena.
  • Schliemann?s trench - the discoverer of Troy?
  • The entrance ramp to Troy ll.
  • The sanctuary - an important religious centre of its time.
  • The odeon ? intended for the presentation of musical performances.
  • Current excavations in progress.

    14:00
    We continue onto Selcuk / Kusadasi where you will spend the night.Arrive in Selcuk / Kusadasi, Check in Hotel and overnight.


Day 3: Ephesus - House of Mary - Istanbul (B, L)

After Breakfast at your hotel. You will be picked up from your hotel and 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.

Ephesus, is considered one of the great outdoor museums of Turkey. Ephesus Tour starts from the upper entrace gate.Ancient city has 3 main streets .We see the Baths of Varius ,Odeon, Prytaneion,Fauntain of Polio,The Gate of Heracles ,State Agora, public toilets, Temple of Hadrian , Temple of Domitian , Library of Celsus, Great Theater and Horbour street with necropolis.

Lunch in the old Village of Sirince, open menu lunch or Sish- Kebab.Than visit 

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 Selçuk. After the tour transfer back to hotel

Overnight in Selcuk / Kusadasi

 

Day 4: Pamukkale and ancient city of Hierapolis. (B,L)

After having breakfast at the Hotel ,You will be picked up from your hotel and we drive to Pamukkale for visiting,

Hierapolis with its largest Necropolis of the ancient hellenistic world, Roman basilical baths , Domitian gate, latrines, Agora, collonaded street and Byzantine gate and Roman fauntains.

Lunch in the village of Pamukkale with local wine

Than we go for the Thermal pools and have 1 hour to enjoy hot pools.Than 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.

After the tour you will be transfered to bus station.Overnight bus for Istanbul.

 

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