6 Day Turkey Tour from Istanbul to Gallipoli Troy Ephesus Pamukkale and Cappadocia
6 Days Turkey tour starts from Istanbul and explore Gallipoli, Troy, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Cappadocia and return back to Istanbul. You will have great opportunity to visit most important sights on your Turkey vacation. You will depart from your hotel for the guided tours and at the end of the tour return back to your hotel.
6 Days Turkey Tour from Istanbul
Included Gallipoli, Troy, Pamukkale, Ephesus and Cappadocia Tours
Day 1 – Istanbul – Gallipoli Tour
06.30 – Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktas, Sisli, and Karakoy region
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 and personal needs.
11.45 – Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch.
12.55 – We will drive to Anzac cove for Gallipoli tour.
Guided Gallipoli Tour with visits the Anzac Cove, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson), Kabatepe, Ariburnu Cemetery, 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, Quinn’s Post, Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial, Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial, The Nek, Walker’s Ridge Cemetery, Baby 700, Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial, Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
17.30 – End of the Gallipoli tour.
Transfer to hotel. Check into hotel and Overnight.
Day 2 – Troy Tour – Continue to Selcuk and Kusadasi
Breakfast and check out from the hotel.
08.30 – Pick up from the hotel and we will drive to Troia Ancient City.
Guided Troy Ancient City Tour
On Troia tour you will visit and hear about: The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy, The Trojan Wars, Battle between Achilles and Hector, The Trojan Horse which is in the Ancient City, The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII, The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI), The Temple of Athena, Walls of Troy II and Megaron House
The ramp of Troy II, Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy), The trench of Schliemann
The Scaean Gate, Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars), Roman Bath, Odeon (Music theater), The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken), South gate of Troy VI
Bouleuterion, Ruins of Agora (Marketplace). At the end of the Troia ancient city tour, bus transportation to Ephesus via Izmir. upon arrival to Ephesus and transfer to Kusadasi. Check into the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 – Pamukkale Tour
Breakfast at 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 thermal spring pool of Pamukkale is possible with extra charge if you are planning to swim please bring your swimming suites with you.
At the end of the Pamukkale tour, transfer you back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 – Ephesus Tour – Flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir for Cappadocia
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08.30 – Our Travel team will collect you right from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient City of Ephesus & 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 the 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 end of the Ephesus tour, transfer to Izmir Adnan Menderes airport for the flight back to Cappadocia through Istanbul.
(Please note that if there is direct flight on your travel date then we use that direct flight).
Upon arrival at the airport in Cappadocia. Our travel team will be present holding your name sign to pick up and transfer to hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5 – North Cappadocia Tour
Breakfast at the hotel.
09.30 – You will be picked up from the hotel and meet your professional local tour guide to begin your fully guided tour of North Cappadocia.
North of Cappadocia Tour
Your guided tour is starting with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique ‘fairy chimneys‘ in Cappadocia zone. Our next stop will be Pasbaglari. You will visit the Pasabag and Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After that visit, we are going to drive to famous Avanos town. Avanos will be also our lunch stop. We will have lunch at the local restaurant. After our lunch, you are going to visit the beautiful Goreme Open Air Museum where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the south of Cappadocia day tour before returning to your hotel, you are going to visit the natural famous Uchisar Castle. Nest stop will be your hotel. You will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 – South Cappadocia Tour – Flight Back to Istanbul
You will have breakfast at hotel & Check out from the hotel in Cappadocia.
09:30 – You will be collected right from your hotel by our travel team for fully guided South of Cappadocia sightseeing tour.
South of Cappadocia Tour
Meet with your local tour guide and your tourist guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Our tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to discover the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Gulludere Rose Valley. Our next visiting point will be Cavusin Village. Cavusin village is very famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch at the local restaurant around noon. After the lunch drive to Pigeon Valley and after the visiting pigeon valley, continue to drive to the one of the most famous Kaymakli Underground City. You will visit the Kaymakli Underground City. The Christians hid from the armies of Rome and the raids of hostile tribes in these self-sufficient cities in which there were halls for stocks of crop, rooms, kitchens, barns, & ventilation channels. At the end of the tour, transfer to airport for your flight to Istanbul.
19.40 – Flight to Istanbul from Cappadocia.
(Please note that flight departure time can be changed according to availability)
20.50 – Arrival back to Istanbul. End of our tour services.