Day 1: Your tour starts with a 7am collection from your Istanbul hotel. You will drive down to the Gallipoli Peninsular stopping for a short break along the way. Upon arrival to Eceabat you will enjoy lunch, after lunch you will drive to the Gallipoli Battlefields. Here you will enjoy the highlights such as; ANZAC Cove, Beach cemetery, Lone Pine, 57th Turkish Regiment Memorial, The Nek and Chunuk Bair.
Overnight on the Gallipoli Peninsular. (Canakkale or Eceabat)
Day 2: Depart after breakfast for a long days drive down the Aegean Coast to the Ephesus region. The day is first broken with a morning trip to the ancient city of Troy, home of Homers Iliad. Afterward drive to Bergama where you stop for lunch before a visit to Pergamum, one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world, housing the ruins with the likes of the Temple of Athena, Alter of Zues, tower, library and theatre. In the evening you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Selcuk.
Day 3: Today you will enjoy a full day tour of the Ephesus region. Wonder at the ancient site of Ephesus including its magnificent marble walkway, impressive theatre, Celcus library and Temple of Hadrian. You will visit the House of the Virgin Mary, believed to be the resting place of the Virgin Mary. You will stop to see the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, and a stop at Isa Bey Mosque to see some of the best work of the Anatolian Beyliks.
Overnight in Selcuk.
Day 4: Your journey now takes you to Pamukkale. After breakfast you will depart and drive from the coast to the area of Denizli. After lunch you will depart for the site visiting the famous cascading pools known as the “Cotton Castle”. Spend time walking around the site visiting the theatre and necropolis which belongs to the Ancient City Hierapolis, you will also have time to enjoy a swim in the Roman Pools (extra) should you wish.
In the evening you will take the overnight bus from Pamukkale to Goreme.
Day 5: After arriving early in the morning from Pamukkale you will be collected from the bus station and taken to your hotel in Goreme. Once you have taken breakfast you will depart for your Cappadocia Highlights tour, taking in the sights such as; the Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos, Pasabag (Monks Valley), Devrent Valley (Imagination Valley), Love Valley and the base of Uchisar Castle.
Overnight in Goreme.
Day 6: This morning you have the option to take a sunrise Hot Air Balloon flight over the moon-like landscape that is Cappadocia.
At 0930 you will take your second daily tour to the South of Cappadocia. Discover Cappadocia and what it has to offer including Goreme Panorama, Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley, Belisirma Village, Selime Monastery and Pigeon Valley.
Tonight you will take the overnight bus to return you to Istanbul by the following morning.
Prices are based on Twin/Dbl share in tourist class accommodation.
- Professional Guide
- Entrance fees
- Bus Tickets
- Hotel pick-up/Drop-off
- Airport Transfer
- Tips and Gratuities