Turkey Tour Package 9 Days
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. 9 Days Turkey Tour Package 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. 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 early morning today for 9 Days Turkey Tour Package. 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; Anzac 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, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. By 17:00 Pm, we will drop you off at your hotel. Overnight in Eceabat or Canakkale.
Day 2– Troy & Pergamon Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel. 9 Days Turkey Tour Package starts by driving to Troy Ancient City.
We will pick you up from the hotel at 08:30/09:00 Am and drive to Troy Ancient City (duration is around 30 minutes ). We will see 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.
After the tour, we will drive down alongside the coast and drop you off at your hotel in the evening. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 – Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
A gorgeous city of Ephesus is waiting for us today.After breakfast at the hotel, we will set off. Our first visit will be to Isabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art. Then visit Temple of Artemis which is 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 located top of the Bulbul Mountain. It was believed that she had spent her last days there. Then we will return to the hotel by 17:00 Pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.
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 / Bus to Antalya (Breakfast & Lunch)
Today we are leaving from Kusadasi. After breakfast, you will check out from the hotel and get prepared. We will pick you up from the hotel at about 08:30 then drive to Pamukkale. Duration is around 2,5 hours. Upon arrival in Pamukkale, we will have lunch at a local restaurant.After lunch, 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. You can enjoy swimming in hot spa thermal pool and walk on Calcium Terraces (Travertines). At the end of the tour, transfer to bus station. We will take a local bus to Antalya. Arrive in Antalya late in the evening and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 6 – Leisure Day in Antalya (Breakfast)
You will have breakfast at your hotel and you will have all day free in your 9 Days Turkey Tour Package. You will be able to relax on the seaside or lay on the beach. You can also go to Turkish Bath or join other activities such as Waterfall Tour, Rafting, Horse Safari or other activities. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 7 – Perge, Aspendos Theatre & Side Tour – Cappadocia (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 8 – North Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Cappadocia is the nicest part of 9 Days Turkey Tour Package Arrive in Cappadocia early morning. Pick up from the bus station and transfer to our office in the center of the Cappadocia. You will meet with group and local tour guide and start for 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 9 – South Cappadocia Tour – Istanbul (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. We will pick you up from the hotel and start for South Cappadocia Tour. We will walk in the Red 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. This is the end of 9 Days Turkey Tour Package.
Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
All mentioned city sightseeing tours on regular group or private guided basis
Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
Meals mentioned by the itinerary – (B: Brakfast – L: Lunch – D: Dinner)
All mentioned land transportations
Mentioned internal flights & bus tickets
All mentioned airport transfers with A/C minivans
All hotel accomodations in the program
Any other expenses not noted in the included section
Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.
Personal expenses and medical services.
Optional tours like Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride