7-Days Historical Tour of Turkey's West Side with 4 Cities

A real insight into Turkey starting with 3 days in Istanbul in the North West before flying down to Izmir and nearby Ephesus one of ‘The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World’. A quick trip inland to Pamukkale (tr. Cotton Castle) and then for the final day on to the Acroplis of Pergamon, before flying back to Istanbul. The trip includes a 3 night stay in Istanbul and 3 nights in Kusadasi.

per adult from

$1,508

AUD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Internal Flight Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Hippodrome
    • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
    • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
    • Entry/Admission - Dolmabahce Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Camlica Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul / Meet and Pick up / Transfer to Hotel

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Arrive to Istanbul. Meet at the Airport (or your hotel), and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 2: Full Day Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour (Best of Istanbul City Tour)

    Stop At: Hagia Sophia, Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey
    The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family. ** closed on Tuesdays and replaces with Basilica Cistern **

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul
    In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs..
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 3: Full Day Bosphorus Cruise and Asia Tour

    Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey
    Mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc..
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey
    The last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    Unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

    Stop At: Camlica Hill, Turistik Camlica Cd. Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey
    Exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 4: Flight to Izmir / Ephesus Ancient Site & House of Virgin Mary Tour

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
    Where Mary had spent her last day, the Basilica of St. John where is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
    Which is known as one of the seven wonders of the Antic World.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Kusadasi)

    Day 5: Full Day Tour to Pamukkale and Hierapolis

    Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
    Big province and the twenty-first most populous city of Turkey, center of textile products , homeland of a famous rooster which is protected by the state, the last church of the reveletion mentioned in the Bible as the Luke-warm church Laodecia, the wonderful travertines in Hierapolis known as “ Pamukkale - Cotton Castle)

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
    Pamukkale, ancient name Hierapolis, is located about 20 kms north of Denizli not only invites millions of visitors each year to see a nice visual feast with waterfalls and travertines, but also to walk among the sarcophaguses and nice remains of ancient Roman city.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Kusadasi)

    Day 6: Free Day in Kusadasi / Possible Day Trip to Samos - Greek Island

    Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
    Kusadasi is one of the well known tourist attraction centers of Turkey which is located on the Aegean Sea coastline as noted for capital cruise ports of the country. It belongs to province of Aydın, 71 kms far away from Aydın and 90 kms to Izmir, only 15 kms is the distance to Ephesus, one of the most visited archeological sites of this area , so excellent location makes the town of Kusadasi as the most important vacation center of Aegean region.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Kusadasi)

    Day 7: Flight to Istanbul / Tour Ends

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Transfer to Izmir Airport and take a flight back to Istanbul. Tour ends upon arrival.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide Free pick up from all Airports, all Cruise ship ports, and Centerally located Hotels.Airports
    • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
    • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey
    • Sabiha Gokcen, Istanbul Turkey
    • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
    Ports
    • Salipazari Cruise Ship Port
    • Istanbul Port
    • Salipazari Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by City of Sultans

Activity ID: V-6804P16

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