06.30 – 07.00 pick up from your hotel door in Istanbul and transfer for Eceabat
12:00 Arrive in Eceabat
12.15 Lunch at a local Restaurant
13.00 Depart from Eceabat for Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour
ANZAC Commemorative Site,
Respect to Mehmetcik Statue,
Lone Pine Australian Memorial,
Johnston’s Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels),
57. Regiment Turkish Memorial,
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial,
Arrive back in Eceabat and check in/transfer to your hotel
DAY 2-TROY TOUR-KUSADASI
Breakfast at the hotel
08.00 Depart for Fully Guided Troy Tour
The Trojan Horse,
The 3700 year old city walls,
Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.
The Bouleuterium (Senate Building),
The Odeon (Concert Hall),
Current excavations in progress,
Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX,
11.45 Return from Troy Tour
12.00 Ferry from Canakkale to Eceabat
12.30 Lunch at Crowded House’s Secret Garden Restaurant
13.30 Visit Kabatepe Simulation Center for a three D recreation of many of the historical events of the campaign.
14.45 Take our boat to visit landing beaches from the sea. You will have the unique opportunity to see Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery and ANZAC Commemorative Site at North Beach from the sea, just as the soldiers of 1915 did. You will have the chance to snorkel over the wreck of the Milo, a steamer that was deliberately sunk in late 1915 to form a breakwater for William’s Pier
17.00 Regular bus to Ephesus
Overnight at Kusadasi
DAY 3-EPHESUS TOUR
09.00 we start our tour for Ephesus, One of the world’s finest examples of an ancient classical city; Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country.
At 16.00 our tour finishes and we take you to Kusadasi.
Dinner and Overnight at Kusadasi
DAY 4-PAMUKKALE TOUR-CAPPADOCIA
After the breakfast we start for Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. Domitian Gate, Colannaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale At 17.00 our tour finishes and we transfer you to Pamukkale Bus terminal
Regular night bus to Cappadocia
DAY 5-CAPPADOCIA TOUR
We meet you at Bus terminal on arrival and take you to Cappadocia Tour. Cappadocia tour includes: Goreme Open Air Museum, Dervent Valley, Pasabag Valley. After lunch, we will make a shopping tour in which you will be aware of the ancient arts of Turkey like carpet weaving, leather manufacturing and jewellery. Free evening. Overnight at a Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.
DAY 6-CAPPADOCIA TOUR
After breakfast we head to one of the most interesting sites of Cappadocia: 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, barns, rooms, kitchens & ventilation channels. The second part of our Cappadocia Tour will include Red and Rose Valleys. Free evening. Overnight at a Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.
DAY 7-CAPPADOCIA TOUR-FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL
After breakfast depart from your hotel for Derinkuyu Underground City to visit the huge refugee settlement carved by early Christians, where they could hide from persecutors. From Derinkuyu continie to the beautiful valley of Ihlara, formerly known as peristerema. Explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 4 km through the valley. On the way back visit the monastaries in Selime Village. After the tour transfer to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Evening Flight and transfer to your hotel in Istanbul.
• Bus+Flight transportation from Istanbul to Istanbul
• 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
• 7 Breakfast and 7 Lunch
• Professional English-speaking tour guide