Istanbul to Gallipoli Troy & Pergamon Tours to Kusadasi
2 Days tour program starts from Istanbul and continues to Gallipoli. We will have guided tour of Gallipoli and stay at the hotel. After the breakfast, we depart from the hotel first visit the Troia ancient city and continue to Pergamum. We will have the tour of Pergamon ancient city then continue to drive to Ephesus side and arrive in Selcuk than Kusadasi. Your tour will finish in Selcuk or Kusadasi.
Istanbul to Gallipoli Troia Pergamon Tours continue to Selcuk & Kusadasi
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 & Pergamon 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). After the Troy tour, continue to Pergamon ancient city. We will have lunch at the local restaurant.
Guided Pergamon Tour
On Pergamon tour you will visit and hear about: Pergamon was one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world.It’s architects and sculptors were among the finest in the Hellenistic world. The modern town is our first destination that we will visit. The Temple of Trajan, Hellenistic Barracks, and Tower, Palaces, Library, Temple of Athena, theater, the temple of Dionysus, Altar and Zeus. Asclepion was one of the most famous shrines and therapeutic center in the ancient world. Red Church served as a temple of Serapis, an Egyptian God, used like church and known one of the Seven churches of Apocalypse of St.John.
At the end of the Pergamon ancient city tour, continue to drive to Ephesus area to Selcuk and Kusadasi. Upon arrival to Selcuk and Kusadasi and transfer to your hotel. Tour Ends.
Note: Please note that if you do not book your hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk than we can combine and book your hotel room in this town for you. Also, we can combine this program with Ephesus and Pamukkale tours. If you like to add Ephesus and Pamukkale tour in this program please inform us on your request.
Enhance Your Journey
Day 3 – Pamukkale Tour
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 back to the hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.
Day 4 – Ephesus Tour
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 end of the Ephesus tour, transfer back to the hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.