Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus

DAY 1  Istanbul – Eceabat

06.30/07.00 am  Pick up from hostel/ hotel door around Sultanahmet area

Depart for Eceabat by a non smoking, A/C minibus.

12.10 pm   Restaurant lunch in Eceabat

01.00 pm  Depart for Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour.

You will be visiting :

Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue,Lone Pine Australian Memorial,Johnston’s Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels),Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial,

06.00 pm  Tour ends, transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at your hotel

DAY 2  Eceabat – Selcuk / Kusadasi

After breakfast at the hotel, check out.

08.30 am  Depart for Troy Tour

You will be visit; The Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars,The 3700 year old city walls,

Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C., The Bouleuterion (Senate Building),

The Odeon (Concert Hall), Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.

10.30 am Troy tour will end and you will depart for Bergama.

01.30 pm  Lunch in Bergama & depart for fully guided Pergamon Acropolis tour.

The ancient Pergamon, which was once the ancient world’s major power,The Acropolis,

The Library once held 200.000 books , Temple of Athena, Temple of Trajan,

Altar of Zeus ( Now at BERLIN MUSEUM ), The Gymnasium situated on terraces,

The lower Agora, The Hellenistic Theater with a seating capacity of 10,000.,Temple of Dionysus,

05.30 pm  End of the tour & depart for Selcuk / Kusadasi

09.30 pm  Arrive in Kusadasi .Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out.

09.00 am Depart for Ephesus tour.

You will enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital.

Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.

The Theater had seating for 25,000, was the site where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, and is used today for a local spring festival.

House of the Virgin Mary – The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered.

After the tour, transfer to Izmir Airport , evening flight to Istanbul. Meeting assistance and transfer to your hotel.