Aegean Inspirations tour is planned carefully like each Eskapas programs. Gaining inspiration from Aegean 's breathtaking vistas and slow-paced, restful culture. High quality of hotels, balanced visits including entrance fees, all transfers and transportation including 1 domestic flight. All for let you enjoy your stay with Eskapas.
The perfect introduction to Turkey in a relaxed rythm , we begin in magical Istanbul before heading across to the Gallipoli Battlefields and then down the Aegean coast. You'll see some incredible ruins and the amazing natural wonder of Pamukkale . Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement.
Aegean Inspirations tour is planned carefully like each Eskapas programs
High quality of hotels, balanced visits including entrance fees, all transfers and transportation including 1 domestic flight
Gaining inspiration from Aegean 's breathtaking vistas and slow-paced, restful culture
All for let you enjoy your stay with Eskapas
The perfect introduction to Turkey in a relaxed rythm , we begin in magical Istanbul before heading across to the Gallipoli Battlefields and then down the Aegean coast
You'll see some incredible ruins and the amazing natural wonder of Pamukkale
Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.Overnight Istanbul Hotel Lalahan , Hotel Yaşmak Sultan or similar 4**** First class hotel Meals N/A
Stroll through Sogukcesme Street with typical wooden house which are now landmark buildings of ottoman architecture. Arrive to Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest of the remaining palaces where Ottoman Sultans used to live; admire the gardens, kitchens, the treasury section as well as terraces overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Photo stop at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet the 3rd and explore Saint Sophia, the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture dating back to the VIth century. After lunch, visit the Blue Mosque covered by more than 20.000 Iznik tiles and continue with the Roman Hippodrome where the char races used to take place. Discover the handcrafts of Anatolia and shop in the labyrinth tunnels of the Grand Bazaar. Overnight: Overnight Istanbul 4**** First class hotel Meals: B-L
In the morning, explore the Spice Market to feel the exotism of the Orient. Enjoy a langourous boat trip along the European and Asian coasts of the Bosphorus. Enjoy a fish lunch under the Galata Bridge with stunning views over the silhouette of the Old City. In the afternoon visit the Mosque of Soliman the Magnificent, the masterpiece of architect Sinan dating back to XVth century. Discover the Church of Saint Savior in Chora and admire mosaics and frescoes displaying the most important scenes of Christianity. Overnight Istanbul 4**** First class hotel Meals: B-L
Istanbul / Gallipoli/ Anzac Cove / Çanakkale
One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, is the objective of Day 3. We will visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels. Crossing the Dardanelles by ferry-boat and photo-stop at the wooden Trojan Horse used in the movie Troy Overnight Çanakkale 4**** - Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Canakkale - Troy - Pergamon - Kusadasi
This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy Antique City , home of the famous Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum's Acropolis which has impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Continuation to Kuşadası.
Overnight -Kuşadası 4**** Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Kuşadası - Ephesus - Kuşadası
Visiting Ephesus should be on every traveller’s itinerary because a walk through Ephesus is an incredible journey and a glimpse into life centuries ago. After more than 150 years of excavation, the city’s reclaimed and restored structures have made Ephesus Europe's most complete ancient city. a walk through Ephesus is an incredible journey and a glimpse into life centuries ago.
You will visit ancient Agoras, Temples, Streets and Houses in almost perfect conditions.
You will find one of the most grandiose surviving Roman theaters.
The Famous Celsius Library
The Temple of Artemis in Selçuk city which was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world.
Overnight Kuşadası 4**** - Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner
Kuşadası - Pamukkale
After breakfast, We will head to Pamukkale (by train or coach) known as Cotton Castle not only for cotton agriculture in the region but also the white color that dominates the site. Pamukkale, though Turkey’s most popular attraction by numbers, is barely known outside its country borders.Sweeping limestone cliffs of a blinding white hue rise above pools of powder blue. Petrified stakes of limestone hang from chalky roots. After having visited Pamukkale we will also visit Hierapolis (Both sites are UNESCO World Heritage Sites) World largest Necropolis, exceptional theater and etc. After visit head to the hotel for thermal pools.
Dinner and Overnight at Tripolis 4**** or similar. Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Pamukkale / Denizli Departure
After breakfast transfer to Denizli Airport for your onward flight. Meals: Breakfast
This trip requires Passport ID page copy of each traveler. You can cover your photo on the page with a piece of paper It is required to issue your flight tickets, cruise tickets of ferry tickets.
On the other hand It is always advisable that you get a photocopy taken of your passport’s information page, prior to your travel, for security reasons. This is particularly useful if the trip is international, and the person is far away from their home country. A photocopy of your passport makes passport renewal an easier process, especially in a situation where the passport was damaged, lost or stolen.