9 days Gallipoli Troy Pergamum Ephesus Pamukkale Konya Cappadocia Tour

Starting From
USD 1200
Tour Type: Comfort – Mid Class
Route: Gallipoli Troy Pergamum Ephesus Pamukkale and Cappadocia
Duration: 8 nights and 9 days

9 days Gallipoli Troy Pergamon Ephesus Pamukkale Cappadocia Tour

Daily Departure All Year Round- No Hidden Cost
Gallipoli tour max. 15-25 people
Troy tour max. 15 people
Cappadocia tours max. 15 people
Pamukkale tour max. 15 people
Ephesus tour max. 15 people

Day 1: Gallipoli Tour(*B *L)
Pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00am and on our way to Gallipoli we stop by to have breakfast, after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different 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.
You will enjoy your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.

Comfort Hotels Option(Parion Hotel or Akol Hotel)
Economic Hotels Option(Grand Anzac Hotel or Comfort Anzac Hotel)

Day 2: Troy Tour(*B *L)
Around 08:30-08:40 am your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will join your group to visit Troy ancient city. You will be surprised with geniously made Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman theater, GrecoRoman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy. You are going to have your lunch in a traditional restaurant.
End of the day transfer to hotel and overnight in the hotel.

Comfort Hotels Option(Parion Hotel or Akol Hotel)
Economic Hotels Option(Grand Anzac Hotel or Comfort Anzac Hotel)

Day 3: Kusadasi via Pergamon by semi-private minivan or a car(*B)
Around 10:00am we will pick you from your hotel and after driving 4 hours you have a chance to visit splendid Pergamon Ancient City founded on the top a hill with its steepest theater, temples and wonderful Zeus Altar which is exhibited in Berlin Museum. As it is an optional tour entrance fees and lunch are your own charge.
Then we will continue to Kusadasi about 3 hours and you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Comfort Hotels Option(Charisma Deluxe Hotel or Double Tree by Hilton)
Economic Hotels Option(Ilayda Avantagrde Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel)

Day 4: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
Your guide will pick you from your hotel at 09:00-09:30am for Ephesus tour and you will start your visit with Artemis temple, city ruins as Hadrian TempleCelcius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbour path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI. End of the day you will be transferred to your hotel.

Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional leather fashion show, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped back to hotel.

Comfort Hotels Option(Charisma Deluxe Hotel or Double Tree by Hilton)
Economic Hotels Option(Ilayda Avantagrde Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel)

Day 5: Free day in Kusadasi or daily Samos island
Kusadasi is a one nice resort town in Turkey, If you wish you just can walk around the town, enjoy a beach, shopping or exploring local places. Another option Kusadasi is very close to Samos (Greek) Island and you can do a day trip. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Comfort Hotels Option(Charisma Deluxe Hotel or Double Tree by Hilton)
Economic Hotels Option(Ilayda Avantagrde Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel)

Day 6: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
Around 08:00-08:30am we will pick you up from your hotel and join your group for full day tour of Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion.
End of the you will be transferred to your hotel and overnight in Pamukkale.

Comfort Hotels Option(Colossae Hotel or Pam Thermal Hotel)
Economic Hotels Option(Tripolis Hotel or Haltur Hotel)

Day 7: Pamukkale to Cappadocia via Konya by semi-private minivan or car(*B)
Around 08:30-08:45am we will take you from your hotel and after hours of driving by minivan you will reach to Konya where you have chance to visit Konya Mevlana Museum, school of whirling dervishes. You will have your lunch in a local Turkish restaurant.
Then we will drive 3 hours more to arrive to Cappadocia and we will transfer you to your hotel.

Comfort Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Suite Room) or Historical Goreme House(Suite Room))
Economic Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Standart Room) or Historical Goreme House(Standar room))

Day 8: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Around 09:30-09:45am your guide will pick you up for Northern Cappadocia. You will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valleyPasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.
You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety.
Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia.
You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration.
On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view.

Comfort Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Suite Room) or Historical Goreme House(Suite Room))
Economic Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Standart Room) or Historical Goreme House(Standar room))

Day 9: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45 am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to a traditional Turkish restaurant.
In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution.
Then you will visit Pigeon valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour we will transfer to the airport (60 min) to take the flight (1hour 10 min) to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel.
End of our service.

Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped back to hotel.

If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.

We hope to see you again!

Important Notice
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 40% extra for single supplement.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
Due to weather conditions if  your balloon tour  is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.

*B breakfast
*L lunch
*D dinner
*Dr dayroom

Travel tips:
Springs and autumn time it is rainy in Canakkale, so provide an umbrella or rain coat.
Summers are hot, will be better to have sun creme and hat.
Winters are cold and may be snowy, so bring your warm clothes and winter boots.
All over the year it is highly windy, you will need a light jacket.
Always wear comfortable shoes on this tour.
In Ephesus summers are dry and very hot, so put a lot of sun creme and wide hat or sun protect umbrella.
Winters are rainy but warm, you will need raincoat or umbrella.

Included

  • Hotels with breakfast
  • Bus transfers- domestic flights
  • Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch on tours
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide

Excluded

  • Personal expenses
  • Drink during lunch
  • Dinner
  • Medical insurance
  • Tip to guide and driver
  • Cleopatra swimming pool entrance

Price Notes

Economic hotels option
Per person 1299 USD with credit card and 1200 USD with cash payment

Comfort hotels option:
1540 USD with credit card payment and 1430 USD for cash payment

Hot air balloon tour available with this itinerary and
per person USD 140 with credit card and USD 130 for cash payment.

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