Istanbul Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 486

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul. We will greet you upon arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Evening is at leisure.

Day 2: Istanbul

After breakfast, experience a fully guided sightseeing tour of Istanbul. Istanbul is the only city to span two continents, sits on the Bosphorus - the strait of water that divides the continents of Europe and Asia and encompasses the natural harbour - the Golden Horn.

Day 3: Istanbul - Canakkale

Today you will head to Gallipolli. Many untold stories, a very historic site in which will touch you for years to come. Your tour starts at 1pm, you will cross the Dardenelles at 5pm and arrive at your hotel approximately 6pm in the evening.

Day 4: Canakkale

Today is at leisure. Either explore the area or perhaps relax today before your swim tomorrow.

Day 5: Canakkale

Enjoy your swim! **Those not participating in the swim have "free time" in that area.

Day 6: Canakkale - Kusadasi

Today you will enjoy a tour of Troy. At the entrance to the site is a replica of the stoic Trojan wooden horse that, as the story goes, was filled with Aechaean soldiers who helped sack Troy. You can climb up the steps into the body of the horse and experience the sheer size of it from within. Then continue onto Kusadasi stopping at Pergamum on the way.

Day 7: Kusadasi

After breakfast embark on a full Day Ephesus - Positively the best-preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean, and among the best places in the world to get a feel for what Roman life must have been like, Ephesus, under the Romans was a vast city with a population nearing 250,000. Rumoured to have been founded in the 13th century BC, it became the Roman capital of Asia Minor. Finish the day with a Mother Mary Tour

Day 8: Kusadasi

Transfer to Izmir Airport and board your flight to Istanbul. Today we come to the end of your journey.

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last updated - 01 Oct 2014 2:11 AM