Day 1 Thursday Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours free to explore at your own pace.Overnight Istanbul
Day 2 FridayIstanbul Old City
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 3 Saturday Gallipoli Battlefields
Today we visit the WWI battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston’s Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Overnight Canakkale (B, D)
Day 4 Sunday Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum
Step back in time today as we visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)
Day 5 Monday Ephesus, Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi (B, D)
Day 6 Tuesday Pamukkale, Hierapolis
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale (B, D)
Day 7 Wednesday Aphrodisias, Antalya
Today we drive to Antalya, visiting the ancient site of Aphrodisias along the way. Overnight Antalya (B, D)
Day 8 Thursday Aspendos, Manavgat Waterfalls
Today, we will visit famous theatre at Aspendos which is known for one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still used today. Then we will visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant respite. Overnight Antalya (B, D)
Day 9Friday Antalya
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends.(B)
(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
oInbound airport transfer - Istanbul
oTransportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
oProfessional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
o8 breakfasts, 6 dinners
o8nights 4 star & 5 star accommodation
oTips except driver and guide
Tour does not include
oTips – driver and guide
Anatolian Treasures Single room
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At Kusadasi Harbour, Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
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