We invite you to 3 days unique tours in Gallipoli, Ephesus, and Pamukkale. You are going to depart from your hotel in Istanbul and first visit the Gallipoli peninsula then continue to Ephesus. You will have 2 nights hotel in Kusadasi and 2 days Ephesus & Pamukkale tours. Finally, you are flying back to Istanbul.
3 Day Gallipoli Ephesus & Pamukkale Tours
Day 1 – Istanbul to Gallipoli Tour – Ephesus
06.00 – 06.30 am – Pick up from hotels in Taksim, Sisli, Besiktas, Beyoglu, Karakoy, Ortakoy
06.30 – 07:00 am – Pick up from hotels in Sultanahmet, Beyazid, Laleli, Sirkeci, Kumkapi, Topkapi, Aksaray, Zeytinburnu
07.15 am – Pick up from hotels in Ataturk Airport Area
08.30 am – We will have a stop for breakfast on the way to Eceabat town in Gallipoli peninsula.
11:50 am – Arrive in Eceabat town and have lunch.
12.50 am – Depart for Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour
The objective of the landing forces during the Gallipoli Campaign was, after having captured the high ground of the dry land, approach Narrows from the rear and get control of the castles and batteries on each shore of the Dardanelles.
We begin our tour at the Narrows, the narrowest point of Dardanelles. After having a fast look there so as to urge the essence of the Narrows, we carry on our tour to go to the landing beaches.
On Gallipoli day tour we will visit and hear about:
Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson)
Brighton Beach (actually intended landing beach)
Anzac Commemorative Site
Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
Lone Pine Australian Memorial
Courtney’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial
Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial
Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial
Walker’s Ridge Cemetery
Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
17.30 pm – Gallipoli tour ends.
At the end of the Gallipoli tour, bus transportation to Izmir. Upon arrival to Izmir bus station. Met on arrival from the Izmir bus station and drive to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 2 – Ephesus Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. You will be picked up right from the hotel and drive to Ephesus Ancient City.
Fully Guided Ephesus Tour
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.
At the end of the Ephesus tour, return transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 – Pamukkale Tour – Flight Back to Istanbul
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 Pamukkale tour, transfer to airport and fly back to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul. Tour ends.
Drive from Istanbul to Gallipoli
Bus Transportation to Izmir
Pick Up from Izmir & Transfer to Kusadasi
2 Nights Hotel in Ephesus with Breakfast
Professional Licensed Tour Guide
Mentioned entrance fees to sights
Lunch on the tours
Flight Ticket for Back to Istanbul
Any other expenses not noted in the included section
Drinks at the Lunches