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11 days Leisure of Western Turkey

Turkey, İstanbul
where you can unwind amidst stunning landscapes and explore cultural wonders. Immerse yourself in a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration in this captivating region.

11 DAY(s)

  • Per person in double room
  • Single room
    After your arrival in Istanbul, we will provide transportation to your hotel, and you’ll have the rest of the day free.

    Today you will take a full day sightseeing tour through Istanbul’s Old Town. Among other things you will see the Church of Chora famous for its Byzantine mosaics and frescoes, the Hagia Sophia, a magnificent Church (later a mosque and now museum) of epic proportions built by the emperor Justinian in the sixth century, the Blue Mosque and its wonderful blue-tiled interior, and the Hippodrome, where chariot races were held in Roman times.

    The tour continues with a visit to theTopkapi Palace museum where you will see many priceless jeweled objects and other treasures. After the guided tour, you’ll have the opportunity to shop at the world famous Grand Bazaar, a feast for your senses! .
    Breakfast- Lunch

    Day 3: Canakkale
    Pick up by the tour guide around 07:00 am and depart to Gallipoli. On the way, we stop by to have small breakfast. Arrival to Gallipoli after driving 5 hours, visits to Memorials of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. End of the tour, taking ferry to Canakkale, and drive to assos arrival to hotel and overnight stay.
    Breakfast- Lunch

    Day 4: Pergamon – Kusadasi
    After breakfast at the hotel, pick up by the tour guide around 08:30-08:45 am drive to Pergamum Ancient City which has one of the most important libraries in the ancient world and Zeus Altar. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. After visiting the ancient city, drive to Kusadasi. Arrival to hotel and overnight in Kusadasi.
    Breakfast- Lunch

    Day 5: Ephesus – Kusadasi
    After breakfast at the hotel pick up by the tour guide around 09:00-09:30 am and starting to Ephesus Tour. Visits to Artemis Temple which used to be one of the 7 wonders of ancient world,Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celsus Library, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. Last visit to House of Virgin Mary where Virgin Mary spent her last 5 years before she died and recognized as a pilgrimage place by Vatican. End of the tour, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

    Day 6: Priene-Miletos-Didyma
    After Breakfast Take a journey back in time to discover the Ancient ruins, temples and cities located in Western Turkey . Learn the history and experience first hand,the ancient beauty of Priene, Miletos and Didyma on a full day tour shore excursion from the port. .

    Following your pick-up from the port, the tour begins in the city of Priene. This 2,500-year-old Ionian city was among the first to be planned with a grid system of streets. Set dramatically at the foot of a mountain side, Priene overlooks the Meander River.

    The tour then moves onto the ruins of Miletos, near the Aegean Sea. Here you can explore the ancient theatre, built around the 4th century BC, which once accommodated more than 15,000 spectators. You will also visit the well-preserved Bath of Faustina ,named after the wife of Marcus Aurelius who ordered its construction.

    Finally the tour moves to Didyma, which was once connected to Miletos by a sacred road during the antiquity period. Here you will visit the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, one of the largest temples from the Hellenistic Period.

    After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel  and overnight in kusadasi
    Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 7: Kusadasi free day
    Today Free day for leisure

    Day 8: Pamukkale  
    Pick up by the tour guide around 08:00-08:30 am and joining to Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale has hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water, seems like cotton that’s why it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by Turks. Visit toHierapolis Ancient City and Necropolis as a Unesco World Heritage Site and used to be visited by people to soothe their aliments during the retirement and also die there. Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius can be seen. As a refreshment, swimming in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional)
    Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. End of the tour, transfer to hotel overnight in pamukkale.
    Breakfast- Lunch

    Day 9 Marmaris
    After Breakfast drive to marmaris and transfer to your hotel. overnight in marmaris.

    Day 10 Marmaris
    free day leisure

    Day 11 Marmaris
    free day leisure

    Day 12 Marmaris
    After breakfast drive to istanbul on arrival to istanbul transfer to airport and our services end.

    11 nights Hotel accomodation including Breakfast
    Airport pick ups and drop offs mentioned on the itinerary
    Bus transfers
    Lunch on tours
    Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
    Professional tour guide.

    personal expenses
    optional tours not mentioned above program

    PRICE :
    Per person in double room : $2400
    Single room : $2700

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  • ISTANBUL - Canakkale - Pergamon – Kusadasi - Ephesus - Priene - Miletos - Didyma - Pamukkale - Marmaris