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7 Day Turkey Highlights Tour - Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia by Bus

Turkey Budget Tour - 7 Day Turkey Highlights Tour

Key Details
Duration : 7 days   Departure : Every day / all around the year
Live Guide : English   Pick-up service : Pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul

Overview
Make the most of your trip in Turkey with a 7-day on mosth economical way. Enjoy your vacation with a Turkish twist as you explore highlights of Turkey, visit Gallipoli, the Troy and  ancient Ephesus ruins, walk along the cliffs of Pamukkale and enjoy the unique nature of Cappadocia

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  • Important Info

What You'll Do

  • Witness the ruins and ancient sites of lost cities and places of legend

  • Travel by bus, and stay in budget accomodations to save more penny in your wallet

  • Delve deep into a landscape rich in history led by a professional guide

  • Explore the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia and see the rock formations at Pamukkale

  • Visit the temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world

What to Expect

Led by a professional guide, travel by bus, and foot, and delve deep into a history so rich and complex. Stay in budget  hotels and enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunches on tours.

Give a visit to battle field areas of Gallipoli, Explore the ancient city of Troy and Ephesus and see the ancient ruins from the Agora to the Odeon. Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Witness the quirky Fairy Chimneys near the Göreme Valley, and marvel at the stalactites of Pamukkale.

With all the details of the trip organized for you, you can travel without any stress, and concentrate on seeing the sights.

Day-1
Istanbul - Gallipoli

06:30 am Very early in morning we will depart from your hotel, drive along the northern shores of the Marmara Sea, and as soon as we arrive we will have a break for lunch.
*Gallipoli and The Dardanelles after our lunch we will stop to visit Gallipoli, a place of fierce WWI fighting between Allied forces and the Turks. At ANZAC Cove thousands lost their lives in one fateful dawn morning. We will also see other famous battle sites of World War 1 in this area, such as Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. From here we go to a ferry and cross the Dardanelles. For World War 1 buffs, you will know the Dardanelle Straits were a strategic crossing point for the allied armies to cross from Europe to Asia Minor. Over a nine month campaign, more than half a million soldiers lost their lives in the fight to control this strait of water and nearby Gallipoli peninsula. Overnight stay in Eceabat.

Day-2
Troy - Canakkale ( Ephesus)

Breakfast. You will visit today;
*Troy is the ancient site written about by Homer in the Iliad. It dates back as far as 3000 BC and has been the site of nine different cities through the thousands of years it has existed. As you enter the site a large wooden Trojan horse dominates your view. You will definitely want to climb up and get your picture taken.  After the tour, you take bus ride to Selcuk, overnight in Selcuk

Day-3
Ephesus

Breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel for full day Ephesus Tour.
Sites you will see today;
*Ephesus is one of the best preserved cities from Roman times. At the time St. Paul lived in Ephesus in the 60-lsquo;s AD, it was at it-rsquo;s Roman heyday with a population around 250,000. When St. Paul lived in Ephesus he would have addressed the Ephesians in the great theatre, that today impresses everyone that walks into it-rsquo;s stands. Ephesus was a great ancient city and much of it has been preserved for you to see. More than any other site, you can walk the streets, stand in the great theatre, wander in the library, look towards the hill where St. Paul was put into prison, and feel that you are walking back into the time that St. Paul lived. After being here, you will read the book of Ephesians with new eyes. 
*The House of The Virgin Mary where it is believed St. Mary came to live with St. John in the last years of her life. At the end of the tour, Overnight stay in Selcuk.

Day-4
Pamukkale

Breakfast. After breakfast we will depart from Selcuk and drive inland, and go on a full day tour of Pamukkale.
Sites you willl see today
*Pamukkale which means cotton castle, is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. Warm calcium rich mineral water flowed over the cliffs and as it cooled it deposited the calcium into the formations that are seen today. Pamukkale is now a world heritage site.
*Hierapolis was founded as a healing care centre in 190 BC, taking advantage of the mineral waters in the area. It was one of the most important intellectual, artistic, religious and commercial centres of the Roman Empire. It eventually had a large Jewish and Christian community. Breakfast and Lunch provided. 
After tour, Overnight bus to Cappadocia.

Day-5
Cappadocia

Arrive in Cappadocia . (Goreme or Urgup ) Cappadocia Day  1 Tour
07:30 Arrive Cappadocia. Met on arrival & transfer to hotel. You will have some time to relax and fresh up.
09:30 You will be picked up from your hostel for Full day tour of North Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see; Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos, Göreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar,  overnight at cave hotel.

Day-6
Cappadocia - Istanbul

Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour (we offer the best value if you book the balloon tour as part of this tour package)
Breakfast & check out your cave hotel.  09:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see: Kizilcukur, Cavusin, Hospital Monastry, Kaymakli  Underground City, Pigeon Hosue, After the tour, transfer to bus station. 20:30 Depart from Cappadocia.

Day-7
Istanbul

07:30 Arrive back in Istanbul & transfer to hotel .

What's Included

  • All transportation
  • Accommodation provided in this package: BUDGET HOTELS WITH PRIVATE FACILITIES. (Depanding on your choice hotels can be any sort from hostel to 5 stars hotel)
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee to the various sites.
  • Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver. (Guide in other languages available also on demand)

What's Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  • 06-12 Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tempature early morning in Cappadocia is cold and cilly. You should have wear warm clothes.
  • The flight permision given by Slot Centre of Cappadocia. If the weather conditions are good enough to make balloon ride our pilots start to prepair the balloons.
  • Pasifik travel (www.turkeygoldentours.com) is offical A Group Travel Agency ; member of ( Tursab )Turkish Travel Agencies Assasosations since 1987. TURSAB License No: A1855
  • All shchuled times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
  • Infiants are free during our packages We do charge only taxes for internal flight tickets. Please ask rate for infiants and children. The rate for children (6-12 yrs) %50 off from the package rate.
  • We do have English Speaking Guides for all our group tours. Private tours are avaible with your own languange. If you are group of family,friends and need an other lanquage speaking guide just contact with us.
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Cappadocia is of region in Turkey. There is no visa requirment as long as you got visa for Turkey. There is no need visa to Ephesus,Pamukkale and other part of Turkey.
  • Depends on wheather in Cappadocia you can chose any clothes you wish to wear. We recomemend you wear sportive clothes and shoes.
  • You are free book your own flights . We can reduce the cost of flight from entire package.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Payment can be done upon your arrival to Turkey with credit card or cash.

Special Price

From Euro
390 € per person

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