SHORT TRIP IN MARMARA (4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS)
DAY 1 ISTANBUL
Arrival to Istanbul and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)
DAY 2 ISTANBUL / GALLIPOLI / TROY/ ÇANAKKALE
After breakfast, departure to Gallipoli. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit the First World War Memorial Monument, the Allied Cemeteries and the War Museum. Then we’ll travel across the straits of the Dardanelles by ferry and visit the ancient city of Troy, the legendary city of Homer. Dinner and overnight at Çanakkale hotel. (B, L, D)
DAY 3 ÇANAKKALE / AYVALIK
After breakfast drive to Pergamum, once one of the small kingdoms in the Middle East. Visit the Acropolis where you will see the great amphitheater, the library which once held 200.000 volumes (that later Marcus Antonius gave to Cleopatra), the sanctuary of Athena, and the monumental altar of Zeus. After lunch at local restaurant, visit Asclepium, the world’s oldest medical center, built in the name of the god of healing, Asclepius. Dinner and overnight at Ayvalık hotel. (B, L, D)
DAY 4 AYVALIK / BURSA
Early departure for Ayvalık, on the shores of the Aegean Sea. Drive to one of the hills to have a nice view where you will see a hole on the hill which is believed to be the footprint of the Devil. Drive to Bursa, the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire. After lunch in a special ‘Kebab’ Restaurant, visit the Green Mosque, Green Mausoleum, Grand Mosque and the Old Bazaar. Dinner and overnight at Bursa hotel. (B, L, D)
DAY 5 BURSA / ISTANBUL
After breakfast drive to Istanbul by crossing the Gulf of İzmit by ferry. Transfer to Istanbul airport or to your hotel if you have extended your holiday. (B)
Included services for this itinerary:
  • Arrival-departure transfers.
  • 4 nights half board accommodation at 3 or 4 star hotels.
  • All tours, airport and hotel transfers conducted by private A/C comfortable vehicles.
  • Sightseeings and visits as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Lunches on the way.
  • English speaking professional tour guide (or your chosen language).
  • Entrance fees to the touristic sites mentioned.
  • All necessary taxes.
  • For our current rates, please contact us about this tour.