5 DAYS NORTH WESTERN TURKEY TOUR
Day 1 - Kusadasi - Arrival Day Welcome to Turkey!!! Today is your arrival day. Airport transfers are available from Izmir airport, Kusadasi harbour or bus station during the hours of 8:00am til 8:00pm. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 - Ephesus - Kusadasi At 08:30am we depart for Ephesus (20 minutes drive) - once the commercial centre of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. The city, whose wealth and patronage supported its splendid architectural program, was dedicated to the goddess Artemis. Her enormous temple, once considered one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World and rebuilt several times, dates in its latest form from the third century B.C. The tour of the ruins also includes a theatre, gymnasium, agora and baths
Day 3 - Bergama - Canakkale Today we drive to Pergamum (45 minutes drive) - see Asklepion, Zeus's alter, the Red Bassilcia etc. Bergama is the site of the Hellenistic - and later Roman city of Pergamon, ruled for several centuries by a powerful local dynasty. Its foremost attraction is the Kizil Avlu or "Red Basilica", a huge edifice on the river not far from the acropolis, originally built as a temple to the Egyptian god Osiris and converted to a basilica by the early Christians, when it was one of the Seven Churches of A
Day 4 - Canakkale - Troy - Gallipoli - Istanbul After breakfast we drive to Troy where you can explore the site of the legendary town, made famous by Homer in his Iliad and visit the Temple of Athena and have lunches in Eceabat. After Lunch visit the sites that have made Gallipoli a landmark and the memorial for all those that fell during the Battle of Gallipoli during World War 1. Gallipoli also stands as the birth place for the foundation of Turkey as we know it today. The rise of Turkeys founder Ataturk as well as the friendships formed be
Day 5 - Istanbul - End of Tour Today your tour is over. Please make your own arrangements for departure remembering that your hotel will need you to check out before midday. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
5 DAYS NORTH WESTERN TURKEY TOUR Photos
Return airport transfers4 star and 5 star Hotels in each area1 night hotel in Istanbul including breakfast and dinner2 nights hotel in Kusadasi including breakfast and dinner1 night hotel in Canakkale including breakfast and dinnerGuided tour in KusadasiGuided tour in EphesusGuided tour in BergamonGuided tour in TroyGuided tour in GallipoliGuided tour in CanakkaleAll entrance fees mentioned in the itineraryTransportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coachProfessional English-speaking tour guides
Tour Not Includes
International flightsPersonal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional mealsTipping: Tips for guides and driversInsurance: All types
Welcome to Turkey! The path more trodden along the Aegean coast into the Marmara region of Turkey covering Ephesus in Kusadasi, the ancient city of Pergamon, The Trojan Horse of Troy, and the battlefields of Gallipoli before returning the Sultans kingdom of Istanbul.