Tour From Istanbul to Troy and Ephesus
2 Day Troia and Ephesus Tours from Istanbul
Day 1 – Istanbul – Troia 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.
12.50 – Depart for Troy Tour. Take a ferry to Canakkale on Dardanelles. Arrival to Canakkale and 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
Helen of 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)
Odeon (Music theater)
The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken)
South gate of Troy VI
Ruins of Agora (Marketplace)
17.30 – End of the Troia tour. 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/Selçuk. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi/Selçuk
Day 2 – Ephesus Tour – Flight to Istanbul
Breakfast and check out from the hotel.
08.30 – Our Travel team will collect you right from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary House 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 to Izmir Adnan Menderes airport for your late evening flight back to Istanbul.
19.40 – Flight from Izmir 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 by our travel team and transferred from the airport to your hotel in Istanbul. End of our tour services.
Pick up and drop off at your Hotel
Troy tour with lunch
Bus transportation from Canakkale to Izmir
Transfer from Izmir Bus Station to Kusadasi/Selçuk
Ephesus Tour with lunch
Guiding Service During the Tours
Entrance Fees to the sights
Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
1 Night hotel with breakfast
Flight ticket to Istanbul
Parking and Road tolls
Drinks at the lunches
Exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pickup time.
Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in summer time.
The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.