Starts: Marmaris or Pamukkale
Duration: 7 Days – 6 Nights
Hotel: Pamukkale – Pam Thermal (FC), Kusadasi – Charisma Hotel (DLX), Canakkale – Kolin Hotel (SFC), Istanbul – Hilton Parksa (FC+)
Day 1 Wed: Marmaris to Pamukkale
Marmaris arrival and transfer to your hotel in Pamukkale. Check in the Hotel, a lazy afternoon waiting for your travel companions and guide traveling along from Cappadocia to Pamukkale, arriving approximately around 4:00-4:30pm. Tonight you will meet your guide at the hotel as he arrives with your travel companions from Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale. D Transfer: An A/C Vehicle and a driver will pick you up to drive to your hotel in Pamukkale.
Day 2 Thu: Pamukkale – Kusadasi | Today is the day to pay an early morning visit to the unique Cotton Fortress, the white calcium cascades, and also pay a visit to one of the first modern spa centers of the ancient world, Hierapolis. Then drive to Kusadasi dinner and overnight. B D
Day 3 Fri: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi
Full day tour of the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Cottage. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sardis or Sirince. B D
Day 4 Sat: Pergamum – Troy – Canakkale
Visit ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum, tour Troy with its famous wooden horse and continue on to Canakkale for overnight. B D
Day 5 Sun: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Istanbul
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then drive to Istanbul for overnight. B
Day 6 Mon: Istanbul
Half day tour to include: Destination Istanbul Tour Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hip- podrome, Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. This afternoon Optional Tour of Spice market and H/D Bosphorus cruise, overnight in Istanbul. B
Day 7 Tue: Istanbul – Return
Transfer to airport. B
Professional English speaking guide throughout the tour.
Breakfast (B), Dinner (D) as indicated in the itinerary.
All sightseeing and admission fees on the above program.
Departure hotel & Istanbul Ataturk Airport transfer.
All transportation in Turkey by private a/c tour coach.
Any tipping you feel appropriate.
Meals unless stated.