Tour Highlights: City tour of Istanbul, ANZAC Cove, Gallipoli, Ancient Troy famous for the wooden horse, Medical Center Asclepion, Ancient ruins of Ephesus, Ancient city of Perge, optional tours to Phaselis or a lazy yacht cruise along Turquoise Coast of the Mediterranean,
Departures: All Year Round
Duration: 9 Days & 8 Nights
Cost: From $1245
DAY 1 – Istanbul
Upon arrival, you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 2 – Istanbul
Full day tour including the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. B
DAY 3 – Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale
Morning departure for Gallipoli. Visit ANZAC Cove, Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine Cemetery and the Gabate War Museum before crossing the Dardanelles to Canakkale. BD
DAY 4 – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi
Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Tour the ancient Medical Center, Asclepion, in Pergamum before continuing onto Kusadasi. BD
DAY 5 – Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi
Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s Cottage where she spent her last years. Also visit a regional rug production centre. Afternoon Optional Tour: Sardis or Sirince. BD
DAY 6 – Kusadası – Pamukkale
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale with its white lime cascades. Visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools at our hotel. BD
DAY 7 – Pamukkale – Perge – Antalya
Morning drive to Antalya and visit the ancient city of Perge. This afternoon, relax by the Mediterranean Coast. BD
DAY 8 – Antalya: Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise
Today is a free day with choices of optional tours to Phaselis, an ancient coastal city, or a lazy yacht cruise along Turquoise Coast of the Mediterranean. BD
DAY 9 – Antalya
Our representative will escort you to the airport for your onward flight. B
Note: Sunday departures in May, Sep and Oct will visit St. Sophia in Istanbul on the Tuesday before heading to Gallipoli, as it is closed on Mondays.
Note: Many other hotels are available. Please contact Touchdown Tours if you have a specific preference.
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How to Book
Please contact your local travel agent to make tour arrangements.