3 Days Tour of Gallipoli Ephesus and Pamukkale
We depart from Istanbul early in the morning and drive to Gallipoli. On the same day, we will have Gallipoli guided tour and continue to Izmir by bus transportation. You will be transferred to Kusadasi after the arrive in Izmir bus station. Your two nights hotel will be in Kusadasi. On the second day, you will have Ephesus guided tour. Ephesus tour included Ephesus ancient city, Virgin Mary House, Temple of Artemis and Isabey Mosque. Drive to Pamukkale on the last day and do Pamukkale Calcium Terraces and Ancient City of Hierapolis tour. Finally, flight back to Istanbul.
3 Days Istanbul to Gallipoli Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours
Day 1 – Istanbul – Gallipoli Tour – Kusadasi
06.00 – 06.30 – Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktas, Sisli, and Karakoy region
06.30 – 07:00 – Pick up from the hotel in Sultanahmet, Beyazid, Sirkeci, Laleli, and Aksaray.
07.15 – Pick up from the hotel in Ataturk Airport region.
08.30 – Have a stop for breakfast
11.45 – Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch.
12.45 – Depart for Gallipoli Tour
Gallipoli Guided Tour
Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson)
Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
ANZAC Commemorative Site
Lone Pine Australian Memorial
Courtney’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial
Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial
Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial
Walker’s Ridge Cemetery
Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
17.30 – End of the Gallipoli tour.
Pass on the Dardanelles by ferry and transfer to Canakkale bus station for the bus to Izmir.
18.45 – Depart from Canakkale for Izmir.
23.30 – Arrival to Izmir bus station. Met on arrival at the bus station by our travel team and drive to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 – Ephesus Tour
Breakfast at the hotel.
08.30 – Our Travel team will collect you right from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient City of Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour
You will firstly visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Our next stop will be Ephesus ancient city. You are going to visit the world famous ancient Greco- Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, we are going to have a break for lunch. After the lunch, you are going to visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. That is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterward, you are going to visit the Isabey Mosque.
At the end of the Ephesus tour, transfer you back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3: Pamukkale Tour – Flight to Istanbul
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08:00 am – Pick up from the hotel and meet with the local tour guide. Drive to Pamukkale for Pamukkale Calcium Terraces & Ancient City of Hierapolis tour.
Ancient Hierapolis & Pamukkale Tour
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel then we will drive to Pamukkale. There we will visit Pamukkale (Hierapolis), one of the most interesting places in the world, justly famous not only for the entrancing beauty of its unique geological formations but also for its historical remains.Hierapolis Ancient City, the Necropolis (cemetery) of Hierapolis which is one of the biggest ancient cemeteries in Anatolia with 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantine Gate.Calcium Terraces, The terraces were formed by running warm spring water, at a temperature of 35 °C / 102 °F containing calcium bicarbonate.
** Swimming in ancient spring pool of Pamukkale is possible with extra charge if you are planning to swim please bring your swimming suites with you. At end of the Pamukkale tour, transfer to airport for the flight back to Istanbul.
19.40 – Flight to Istanbul
(Please note that flight departure time can be changed according to availability)
20.50 – Arrival back to Istanbul. You will be met at the airport in Istanbul by our travel team and transferred from the airport to your hotel. End of our tour services.