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8 DAYS

8 DAYS ANZAC TOUR

 

1 DAY – Istanbul – Gallipoli Peninsula
07:00 –
Welcome to Istanbul. We meet at the Jasminne Tour  office in Istanbul for an early morning departure to the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli. Along the way we will stop for a meal break and a chance to stock up on supplies and rations to see you through the night and the following day. Once we arrive at the Gallipoli peninsula, we will take you on an orientation tour of the battlefields before we arrive at our final destination of Anzac Cove in the early evening, to secure a good spot on the grass for the long night ahead.
Overnight ANZAC Cove
(Please note: no accommodation is available on this night as you will sleep under the stars as the ANZAC’s did 95 years befor
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2 DAY -Anzac Day at Gallipoli
Dinner
Included
Awake before sunrise to the Anzac Dawn service and commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day. The Gallipoli battlefields are well sign posted so you can walk amidst the various cemeteries, trenches and memorials on your way to Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair to attend the Australian, Turkish and New Zealand memorial services. Late afternoon you will meet up with the  Bus again to head to the small town of Ayvalik for some well deserved sleep. Overnight in Ayvalik

 

3 DAY – Pergamum to Kusadasi (Ephesus)
Breakfast Included
This morning, you head south along the Aegean Coast towards Kusadasi, stopping along the way at the ancient city of Pergamum for a guided tour and the opportunity to check out some local Turkish handicrafts. Overnight in Kusadasi

 

4 DAY - Ephesus Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
The tour begins by visiting the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Afterwards, it proceeds to the spectacular main site of Ephesus, undoubtedly the most superbly preserved Greco-Roman city. Unmistakable highlights surviving among the ruins are the Celsius Library, Agora, Theater, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple and Roman Latrines. Following a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary; reputed to be where she spent her final days. Overnight in Kusadasi

 

5 DAY - Pamukkale Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
08:00 pick up from your hotel drive to Pamukkale visiting;Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolisand the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and pools. Overnight in Pamukkale

 

6 DAY - Pamukkale to Cappadocia
Breakfast Included
Today we head out to follow an ancient silk trade route across the Anatolian Plain, on the way you will visit Sultanhani Caravanserai just as the ancient traders did. Overnight in Cappadocia

 

7 DAY -  Cappadocia Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast depart from your hotel to visit Devrent Valleyto see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles.Drive to the city of Avanos for lunch.In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. Overnight in Cappadocia

 

8 DAY -  Cappadocia Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast
depart from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley (Rose valley). Then visit Cavusinvillage.This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen. Drive to the pigeon valley for lunch. In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.