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Historic Turkey 4 Days 4 Nights
Type: Package Tour
Operated: Everyday
Guided in: English
Departs From: Istanbul
Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby
Starting Time: 06:30(approx.)
Duration: 4 Days 4 Nights
Ending Location: 07:30
Tour Code: TT3505

Our Travel in Turkey, Historic Turkey Tour combines the tragic events of the First World War with the historical past of ancient Greek and Roman civilization. See the battlefields of Gallipoli, the final resting place of thousands of Turkish, Australian and New Zealand soldiers. Visit the ancient cities of Troy and Ephesus, where you can follow in the footsteps of Helen of Troy, Antony and Cleopatra, and Julius Caesar. Finish your Historic Turkey tour by bathing in the restorative thermal springs of Pammukale among the ancient Roman ruins.

The journey (By Bus) : Istanbul -> Gallipoli -> Troy -> Ephesus -> Pamukkale -> Istanbul

Tour Details

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Our air-conditioned minibus (max. 16 person) will pick you from your hotel between 06.00 and 07.00.We will depart for our Travel in Turkey Gallipoli Tour, travelling down the peninsula. After the journey of approx. 5 hours we will arrive in Eceabat where we will have lunch. At 13.00 we will set off to discover the battlefields of Gallipoli with our experienced guide. The tour will cover the highlights of the battlefields including Brighton Beach, Anzac Cove and the tragic reminders of the war, the cemeteries. An emotional day, especially for the Australians, New Zealanders and Turkish people . We will stay overnight in a boutique hotel in Eceabat.

After breakfast at the hotel we will depart at 08.00 on our Travel in Turkey Troy tour. Troy is estimated to be around 5000 years old. It is UNESCO World Heritage site and within the walls there is evidence of 9 phases of destruction and subsequent rebuilding of the city through the ages. You will be able to discover remains from its foundation circa 3000BC, to sacrificial altars and homes from the later Roman period. You can take photos in a replica of the famous Trojan Horse. At 10.30 we will depart by minibus for Bergama, which takes about 3 hours, where upon arrival we will have lunch before joining the Pergamon Acropolis guided tour. The ancient Greek city was a center of learning and arts and has a well preserved 10,000 seat amphitheater, with great views over the valley below. We will also visit the remains of the temple dedicated to Athena and Zeus, and the impressive library which once held 20000 books. At 15.30 we will depart for Selcuk and Kusadasi, a journey of about 3 hours, where we will book you into your boutique hotel for the night. 

After breakfast at your hotel you will depart at 09.30 for a full day Ephesus tour. The tour includes the iconic remains of the wonderful city of Ephesus, with its famous library and amphitheater, and finally a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary, reputedly her final home. The tour will end at around 16.30 and you will have free time to discover the town and its many fish and seafood restaurants. 

After breakfast we will leave at 08.30 towards Pamukkale, a travel time of approx. 3 hours. After a lunch, we will join our Travel Turkey Half-Day Pammukale Tour. You will spend an unforgettable day strolling through the ancient Roman ruins and bathing in the heated natural mineral springs. You'll have free time to spend at Cleopatra's Pool, swim among the sunken Roman columns, or look around the city and dine. At 9:00 p.m. we will transfer you from our office to the bus station for the return trip to Istanbul (approx. 10 hours).

The bus will arrive at approximately 07.30 at Istanbul’s main bus terminal. Your Travel in Turkey tour has now ended. You will be able to connect to Istanbul’s metro system or take a taxi to the centre.

B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner

Please Note

Notes on bus travel in Turkey

Travelling by bus is an affordable but comfortable option in Turkey. All buses are fully air-conditioned and include on-board entertainment and WIFI. Water, coffee, tea, cools drinks and complimentary snacks are provided at regular intervals. Buses stop on average every three hours at roadhouses for meal and toilet breaks. Roadhouses also sell snacks, small goods and other general items. Breaks will be between 15-30 minutes. Please note buses depart promptly. Toilets cost 5TL.
Hotels in Gallipoli;
Grand Eceabat Hotel, Truva Hotel
Hotels in Selçuk(Ephesus);
Rebetika Hotel, Artemis Hotel, Selena Hotel
Tours for Max 14 pax


Professional English Speaking Guide

Hotels (B&B)
Bus Tickets
Entrance fees as per itinerary
Air-conditioned transportation by Disinfected Tour Bus
V.A.T. (incl.)


Dinner & Drinks

All personal expenses
All customary tips to drivers, guides and escorts are made at the travelers’ discretion
International airfare
Turkish Visa Fee

Booking Terms and Conditions

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 30 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible
Cancellations will be accepted in writing up to 48 hours before the tour departure with no charge,but last minute cancelations or no shows will be charged in full.Alternatively for any other services or for tailor-made itineraries and quotations, without obligation, just complete the Request Form or email us: info@travelinturkey.com - now for a fast response


If you would like to book one of our tours, please complete the following steps...
1. Select the tour and fill in the required details (date, number of
guests etc.)
2. Add to the cart and proceed with the payment of the deposit.
Please note: If you do not want to use a credit card to make your deposit payment, but would prefer to make a bank transfer, please contact us for further details.
3. Within a few hours, our team will contact you via e-mail with an application
form and a proforma invoice with the final cost of the tour.
4. Please reply to this e-mail with your completed application form, and attached copies or photos of the passports of yourself and other participants.
5. We will send you a confirmation of your booking, with full details of your tour.
While making the initial reservation, please pay 30% of the total amount
as a deposit to secure your booking (steps 1 and 2). The remaining 70% should be paid, in cash or by credit card, upon arrival in Turkey.