Day 1 : Arrival at Istanbul
On the day of arrival at the airport our HolidaysAt representative meet you and assist you for your transfer to your hotel. Upon reaching at your pre-booked hotel rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul. (D)
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer price.
Day 2 : At Istanbul
Pick up at 08:30 Am from your hotel for the day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to Topkapi Palace The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Sultan Ahmed Mosque Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00 Pm after the lunch we will take you to the Grand Covered Bazaar in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L, D)
St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
Day 3 : Istanbul - Gallipoli - Canakkale
Today early 06:30 Am we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:30 Pm and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gaba tepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ari burnu Cemetery and ANZAC Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive back to your hotel.
Overnight in Canakkale. (B, L, D)
Day 4 : Canakkale - Troy - Pergamon - Kusadasi
Today morning after breakfast and check out form hotel, later drive to troy at 08:30 Am approx 30 minutes drive. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3 hour drive to Pergamon. Upon reaching have some lunch and later visit to Pergamon City. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery center for 30 minutes. Later drive forward to your next destination Kusadasi.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)
Day 5 : Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince
Today approx 08:30 Am drive for your fully guided tour to Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. In afternoon enjoy your lunch around 13:00 Pm. Later continue your day visit to a carpet weaving centre where you can find the oldest arts of Turkey. After that move forward to Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. After all visits it’s time to visit the vineyards and learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get good factory price products. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)
Day 6 : Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour
Today in the morning at 08:30 Am we proceed for Pamukkale. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region. In afternoon have your lunch and later visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs.
Overnight in Pamukkale. (B, L, D)
Day 7 : Pamukkale - Denizli to Istanbul Departure
Today we depart for Denizli airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.