In the Footsteps of History : 8 Days

  • Destination: Turkey / Aegean - Mediterranean

ANTALYA – SIDE – PERGE – ASPENDOS – EFESUS – PRIENE – MILETOS – DIDYMA – HALIKARNASSOS

Request

1. Day / Flight ANTALYA (D)

Arrival at Antalya Airport, check in at hotel (20 km) or ALANYA (100 km). dinner& overnight in Antalya

2. Day / SIDE – PERGE – ASPENDOS (BB, D) (200 km)

After breakfast our tour begins. We will have all day long antique city tour, First we begin with the antique city of Perge. We wander in this important city and then go to Aspendos. It is a gorgeous theatre almost completely standing still. Then we continue to Side.. By walking through the city, we go to the temple part at the endpoint of the city.After visiting here, we will have free time to lunch and shopping.Then we go to the Manavgat waterfall and rest there.. Return to our hotel, dinner& overnight in Antalya

3. Day / PAMUKKALE – HIERAPOLIS (BB, D) (300 km)

After breakfast, we continue to Denizli.On our way , we visit the antique city of Colossai in Honaz.. We have lunch near Pamukkale and then visit the antique city of Hierapolis, the travertine's, the theatre and the antique pool in Pamukkale.. The excellent large ruins of the Baths, the necropolis, the Basilica, the theater of the Roman period and of course the cotton terraces will be visit. planing the next day, Opportunity to swim in the hot springs of the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

4. Day / APHRODISSIAS - BODRUM (HALIKARNASSOS) (BB, D) (270 km)

After breakfast at the hotel we leave to Bodrum. On the way we will visit the ancient city APHRODISSIAS. This city was famous for its philosophers,doctors and art schools., We arrive to Bodrum and visit the Antique theatre near the main road., Then by walking through the narrow streets we arrive to the Mausoleum, which is one of the seven ancient wonders of the world.. We will see the remaining's of this valuable treasure.. We will then walk through the narrow streets of the modern city to the final resting BODRUM. Where we see the floor plans and various ancient stones of the final resting place, We will see the remaining’s of this valuable treasure. We will go along the promenade running to the castle. We will visit the castle and then moving into our hotel, dinner and overnight in BODRUM.

5. Day / PRIENE - MILLET - DIDYMA - KUŞADASI (BB, D) (200 km)

After breakfast, we begin our trip. we continue our way by the edge of Lake Bafa near Milas., Our first stop is Didyma, here we will see the Apollon Temple. After lunch, we will visit the Priene and Miletus antique cities.. They are both valuable city ruins from the hellenistic aera, Dinner and overnight in KUŞADASI.

6. Day / Ephessos - MOTHER MARIA HOUSE - Sirince (BB, D) (30 km)

After breakfast our tour begins. First, we will climb up to the house of Virgin Mary., which is located on the mountain Bulbul (nightingales). After visiting this mystical and stunning place, we will enter the main entry of the ancient city of Ephesus.. We will start with the State Agora and then it continues with the Odion, holy ramp, DOMITIAN place, Heracles Gate, Curetes Street, CELSIUS library, AGORA and the large theater. After this visit we will take our lunch in SELÇUK and then visit. St.John Church. Then we will drive to the village of Sirince. In this beautiful, secluded village we will take a walk. There are homemade wine from various fruits, which we can try or buy. After the visit we will drive back to the village SELÇUK and inspect the rests of the Artemis Temple (also the one of the seven wonders of the world) then back to our hotel. Dinner and overnight in KUŞADASI.

7. Day / KUŞADASI (BB, D) ( km)

This day is at your leisure, or can be used for different trips. Overnight in KUŞADASI.

8. Day / IZMIR - RETURN FLIGHT (BB) (100 km)

After breakfast at the hotel departure to the airport for the return flight from IZMIR airport (ADB). Until next time, goodbye.