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Istanbul, Canakkale, Ayvalik, Selcuk, Denizli
Experience the wonders of Turkey on this journey back in time. Travel to ancient ruins such as Ephesus, and the more recent Gallipoli Peninsula, site of the famous WWI battle. Experience the bustling city of Istanbul and the peaceful towns along the Aegean coast. With stunning scenery and a fascinating history spanning thousands of years, you won't want your adventure to end!
Max 15, Avg 10. Group Leader:
Tour leader, local guides. Accommodation:
Hotels (6 nts), Night train ( 1nt ) Transport:
Local bus, train. Meals Included:
6 Breakfasts. Meal Budget:
Allow EUR200 for meals not included. For additional expenses, see dossier.
Gallipoli Peninsula tour
Ruin of Troy tour
Ayvalik boat cruise
Ruins of Ephesus
Ancient Hierapolis tour
Day 1 Istanbul: Arrive in Istanbul at any time.
Day 2 Canakkale ( B ): Travel to the Gallipoli peninsula to visit the historical WWI site and the tragic history this peninsula has to offer. Afterwards, make our way to the sleepy little fishing village of Canakkale.
Day 3-4 Ayvalik ( B ): Before travelling to Ayvalik, visit the ruins of Troy and marvel in the story behind this great site. Making our way down the Aegean coast, arrive in Ayvalik and explore the town at leisure or just sit back in one of the cafes. There is also time to take a relaxed boat cruise to see the magnificent coastline from the sea.
Day 5 Selcuk ( B ): Travel to Selcuk with a stop at Turkey's third largest city Izmir along the way. Here, explore the ruins of Ephesus. There will also be time to explore Selcuk at leisure.
Day 6-7 Denizli/Istanbul ( 1 B ): Just outside Denizli is Ancient Hierapolis. Depart on a guided tour of the world-famous site and listen to stories that will make this Holy City come alive. Board an overnight train back to Istanbul for one last night on the town.
Day 8 Depart Istanbul ( B )
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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