Day 1, Thu: Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.
Day 2, Fri: Istanbul. Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. Includes: (B).
Day 3, Sat: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale. Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. Includes: (B, D).
Day 4, Sun: Troy - Pergamum – Kusadasi. Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour Ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum and continue on to Kusadasi for overnight. Includes: (B, D).
Day 5, Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi. Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sardis or Sirince. Includes: (B, D).
Day 6, Tue: Kusadası – Pamukkale. Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. Includes: (B, D).
Day 7, Wed: Pamukkale – Perge - Antalya. Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid-noon,pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge. , a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast. Includes: (B, D).
Day 8, Thu: Antalya. Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise. Today is a free day with choices of Optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient cith or a lazy yacht cruise along turquise coast of the Mediterranean. Includes: (B, D).
Day 9, Friday: Antalya Transfer to airport (B).
Note: Resort Extension with Antalya beach. You can extend your stay for a week at Barceló Tat beach resort in Belek (20 miles east of Antalya).
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