13 Days Package Tour Turkey
Turkey is a quite big country and offers a lot to its visitors. The longer you stay the more places you see and the more you fall in love. 13 Days Package Tour Turkey will get you through the most beautiful sites of Turkey. Your adventure starts with Gallipoli Battlefield, then Troy, Pergamon, and Ephesus will take you back to the ancient world. You will relax in the thermal pool of Pamukkale and continue down to the South of Turkey. 4 Days Blue Cruise from Fethiye to Olympos takes you alongside the nice coastline of Turkey. Antalya, the pearl of South, will be our next stop. Then explore Cappadocia, the land of fairy chimneys, caves and underground cities, and witness the local life of Turkish people.
Day 1– Drive to Eceabat & Gallipoli Tour (Breakfast & Lunch
We will start our 13 days package tour turkey early morning.Pick up from the hotel will be between 06:00-07:00 am depending on the location of your hotel.
We stop on the way for a light breakfast and reach Eceabat at noon time.After lunch in the local restaurant, we will start for Gallipoli Tour.
12:30-12:45 pm we will start the tour of Gallipoli Peninsula. We will visit; The Grave of Unknown Captain, Balkan Wars Memorial, Agadere Martyrs Cemetery, The Grave of Unknownı Artillery Captain, Degirmen Burnu Tabyasi, Fort Kilitbahir, Mecidiye Martyrs Cemetery, Corporal Seyit, Kilya Base, Maltepe, Kabatepeanzac cove, Brighton Beach ( actual intended landing beach ), Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson), ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial,Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels), Courtney’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery, Quinn’s Post, Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial, Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial, The Nek, Walker’s Ridge Cemetery, Baby 700, Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. By 17:00 Pm, we will drop you off at your hotel. Overnight
Day 2– Troy & Pergamon Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel.
08:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Troy Ancient City (duration is around 30 minutes ). Upon arrival, we will start the tour of Troy Ancient City. We will see & hear; The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy, The Trojan Horse (Did it really exist ?), Helen of Troy (Was she the real cause of the war ?), The Trojan Wars, Battle between Achilles an Hector, The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII, The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI), The Temple of Athena, Walls of Troy II and Megaron House, Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy), The trench of Schliemann, The ramp of Troy II, The Scaean Gate, The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken), Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars), Roman Bath, Odeon (Music theatre), South gate of Troy VI, Bouleuterion, Ruins of agora (Market place). After the Troy tour, we will drive to Assos Ancient City (Behramkale). We will visit; Acropolis, Temple of Athena, City walls, Ottoman Mosque, Necropolis, Theatre, Ancient harbor. Afterward, we will drive to Pergamon. Upon arrival Pergamon (Bergama in Turkish), we will have lunch at the local restaurant and we start the tour of Pergamon & Acropolis. Then we will start to visit the Ancient city; Temple of Athena, Hellenistic Barracks, and Tower, The Temple of Trajan, Library, Theater, Temple of Dionysus, the Altar of Zeus, Asclepion which was one of the most well-known temples and treatment center in the ancient World.
At the end of the tour, we will drive to Selcuk/Kusadasi. The tour will finish by 20:30 in Kusadasi.
Day 3- Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel and start for Ephesus Ancient City & House of Virgin Mary Tour. Today our first visit will be to Isabey Mosque is one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art. Then visit Temple of Artemis which was one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. Then proceed to Ephesus Ancient City where we will see Theater, Celsus Library, Odeon, Bouleuterion and more. We will have lunch at a local restaurant then we drive to House of Virgin Mary is located the top of the Bulbul Mountain. It was believed she has spent her last days in here. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir Airport to take an evening flight back to Istanbul at about 19:00 pm. Upon arrival to Istanbul, meet with our driver and transfer to your hotel.
Day 4- Free Day in Kusadasi (Breakfast )
Today is your leisure day in Kusadasi, the beautiful seaside town. Enjoy your time on the beach, observe the local life and have your cup of tea while viewing the Aegean Sea.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5- Pamukkale & Calcium Terraces / Drive to Fethiye (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will be picked up from your hotel at about 08:30 then drive to Pamukkale. Duration is around 3 hours. Upon arrival to Pamukkale have lunch in a local restaurant.Today our first visit will be to Hierapolis Ancient City including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, walk on the main Street and see colossal Gates, the thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and masterpiece theater.then we will visit Pamukkale Calcium Terraces. Here enjoy with hot spa thermal water and walking on Calcium Terraces (Travertines). You will have free time for swimming in the Cleopatra Ancient Pool. At the end of the tour, you will have free time for self explore to Pamukkale Village until your departure time. Then we will drive to Fethiye and drop you off at your hotel in the evening.
Day 6– Blue Cruise From Fethiye to Demre Sailing Day I (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Today is our first days of 4 days Blue Cruise Fethiye. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the meeting point. You will be informed about Gulet Cruise then embark to Gulet at around 10:30 am. We will start to sail in Mediterranean Sea. Our first stop will be Butterfly Valley, rich in flora and fauna. You will feel natural atmosphere then continue to Oludeniz, has Blue Flag Beach and it is the best beach in Turkey. Lunch on board and anchor at St. Nicolas Island where you can visit Island ruins and sit for sunset. Dinner on board and overnight on boat.
Day 7– Sailing Day II (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Today you will enjoy swimming in beautiful Aquarium Bay close to Kalkan. Breakfast on board and cruising to Kas is a small fishing village. Have free time in Kas. You will be able to shop and explore the city. You can also join an extra activity like diving. Kas is one of the best place in Turkey for scuba diving. Lunch and Dinner on board. We will spend the night in a bay between Kas and Kalkan. Overnight in the boat. [/toggle]
Day 8– Sailing Day III (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Breakfast on board and cruise from Kas to Gokkaya Bay. While we are sailing we will see Sunken City, 2000 years dating back to Lycian Period. Enjoy sailing over protected World Heritage Site with a great view of the city under water. Lunch on board and anchor in Kekova. Walk in the city and up to Simena Castle where you will enjoy with a spectacular view over the bay. Afterward, continue to sail and anchor in Gokkaya Bay fort he night. Dinner on board. You will have a chance to some Bar for a havving party and meet with other gulet travelers. Overnight on boat.
Day 9– Sailing Day IV & Transfer to Olympos (Breakfast)
Today is our last sailing day. Breakfast will be served on the boat. You will have time to morning swimming before we reach to Demre Harbour. While we are sailing we will have a chance to see Pirates Cave on the way. We will reach to Demre Harbour at about 11:00 am and disembark. You will be transferred to the bus station in Demre to take intercity local bus that will be arranged by us. Take intercity local bus to Antalya takes about 3 hours. Upon arrival to Antalya and Check into hotel and overnight in Antalya.
Day 10– Leisure Day in Antalya (Breakfast)
You will have breakfast at your hotel and you will be free all day. You will be able to relax on the seaside or lay on the beach. You can also g to Turkish Bath or join other activities such as Waterfall Tour, Rafting, Horse Safari or other activities. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 11– Perge, Aspendos Theatre & Side Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and meet with your tour guide and other tour participants. Today, we will explore 3 Ancient sites in Antalya. Our first visit will be to Perge Ancient City, St. Paul the Apostle and St. Barnabas are visited Perge twice, as recorded in the biblical book then continue to Aspendos where you will see the best-preserved theater with its sea ting for 7,000 of antiquity. Our last visit will be to Side Ancient City where you will see Temple of Apollo as the best-recognized symbol of the city. It was one of the most important trade centers in the region of Pamphylia. At the end of the tour, transfer to the main bus station for the overnight bus to Cappadocia (Duration 10 Hours).
Day 12– North Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Arrive in Cappadocia early morning. Pick up from the bus station and transfer to our office and meet with the local tour guide. Short rest and start to the North Cappadocia Tour. On this tour, our first visit will be to Dervent Valley, Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys” one of the best example of rock formations of Cappadocia, Avanos, famous for its ceramics and pottery, Goreme Open Air Museum where we will see the best example of the Byzantium Arts. Our last visit will be Uchisar Rock Castle. At the end of the tour, transfer back to hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 13– South Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, we start for South Cappadocia Tour. We will walk in the Red Valley through the Gulludere Valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches. Then visit Cavusin Village and Pigeon House. Our last visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back we will see Ortahisar Castle. At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Istanbul. Up on your arrival, our staff will meet you and transfer to your hotel. We will be glad to see you again in our another Package Tour Turkey
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Entrance to Thermal Pool in Pamukkale