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Aegean Delight Tour

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Destination : Istanbul-Kusadasi-Canakkale-Pamukkale

DAY 01: Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore. Overnight Istanbul

DAY 02: Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you will enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Breakfast. Overnight Istanbul

Day 03: Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek and Johnston’s Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Breakfast, dinner. Overnight Canukkale

Day 04: Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum

This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. The impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Breakfast, dinner. Overnight Kusadasi

Day 5: Ephesus, Kusadasi

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theater before continuing to the village of Sirince, famous for producing fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and so we visit a carpet village to learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Breakfast, dinner. Overnight Kusadasi

Day 6: Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip amongst ancient columns in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Breakfast, dinner. Overnight Pamukkale

Day 7: Bursa, Istanbul

Today we head back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to see the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar. Breakfast. Overnight Istanbul

Day 8: Istanbul

After breakfast our tour concludes as we say goodbye to our new friends. Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights 4 & 5-star accommodation in twin-share rooms
  • 7 Breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • 11 Experiences – please see Experiences tab for more information.
  • Fully air conditioned coach.
  • English-speaking tour guide for the duration of your tour. You can also book any of the optional excursions available during your tour with your tour leader – please see the Essential Information tab for more information.
  • Inbound Airport Transfer (Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport)
  • Outbound Airport Transfer (Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport)
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions:

  • Visa charges, departure tax or any other visa charges
  • Entrance tickets at the sightseeing places
  • Air tickets, Personal expenses, Luggage charges,
  • Personal guide, Tips
  • Any meals which is not mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Any items which are not mentioned in the inclusion section.
08 Days / 07 Nights

Hotel Options :

We have searched and invested in excellent budget accommodation either located in cities or well placed with good public transport connections. We use 3 star hotels. During this tour you will stay in twin share rooms and if you are a single traveller, you will be roomed with a fellow traveller of the same gender or you have the option to book a single room at an additional price. Below is a selection of the accommodations that we use on our Comfort Tours, these may be subject to change but are an indication of standards and types of properties you will stay in during your tour. A full list of accommodation names and addresses will be given to you on the first day of your tour.