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Aegean Adventures
Private Tour of Anatolia

Izmir  Pergamon Sardes Kusadasi Ephesus Aphrodisias Hierapolis Pamukkale  Miletos  Caunos  Xantos Letoon  Patara  Myra Bodrum  Antalya

Daily departures on request

Tour TR 17

ephesus private archeology tours in Turkey around the Coast

Anatolia, often called The cauldron of nations has the most diverse history among holiday destinations and is the richest place on Earth in archeological sites. It is a land of mystery and deep historical significance, the birthplace of some of the most ancient cultures on Earth, dating back to the dawn of civilization, more than 12,000 BC. The land of the ancient Greeks, Carians, Lycians, Lydians, the Persians, Romans, the Crusaders and the Byzantines is ever fascinating, no matter how many times you come to explore. Anatolias Aegean coastline abounds in vast and pristine beaches, idyllic fishing harbors and the remains of ancient civilizations surrounded by olive groves, rocky crags and pinewoods. Further south the turquoise sea serves as a Riviera of antiquity inspiring travelers by timeless beauty. 

Day 1 Arrive Izmir
Arrive Izmir airport. Meet and transfer to 4 star Hotel. Rest of the day is free. (D)

Day 2 Izmir-Pergamon-Izmir
Visit the Archaeological Museum in Izmir. Drive to Pergamon to visit the Acropolis with its steepest theater of the ancient world and the Temple of Trajan. Then visit the Asklepion, ancient healing center and the Bergama Archaeological and Ethnographical Museums. Return to Izmir for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 3 Sardes-Izmir
Drive to Sardes, the capital of ancient Lydia. Visit the Gymnasium, the 3rd century synagogue, the ancient shops and the Temple of Diana. Return to Izmir for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 4 Ephesus-Kusadasi
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, the famous ancient city of Ephesus, and the Archaeological Museum. Continue to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight at your 5 star Hotel overlooking the Aegean Sea. (B,D)

Day 5 Kusadasi-Aphrodisias-Pamukkale
Drive to Aphrodisias. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Aphrodisias including the richest collection of Aphrodite statues. Then visit the ancient Aphrodisias, the well preserved stadium, the Hadrian Baths, the Agora and the Theater. Proceed to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight at the 4* Hotel. Swimming is possible at the hot spring pool of the hotel. (B,D)

Day 6 Pamukkale-Miletus-Bodrum
Drive to Milas. Visit the ancient city of Miletus and the Temple of Apollo in Didim. Continue to Bodrum for dinner and overnight at 4 star Hotel. (B,D)

Day 7 Bodrum
Full day sightseeing in Bodrum including; the Bodrum Castle with its Underwater Archaeology Museum, the Mausoleum which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the Ancient Theater of Bodrum. Afternoon is free. Dinner at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 8 Bodrum-Dalyan(Caunos)-Kalkan
Drive to Dalyan. Boat excursion at the Caunos water channels. Proceed to Kalkan for dinner and overnight in SC Hotel . (B,D)

Day 9 Kalkan
Excursion to Xantos, Letoon and Patara. Dinner and overnight in SC Hotel. (B,D)

Day 10 Kalkan-Myra-Antalya
Drive to Myra to see the St. Nicholas Church. Continue to Antalya. Rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at the charming Hotel. (B,D)

Sat, Day 11 Antalya Departure
Transfer to Antalya airport for your flight home. End of services. (B) or continue an an other
escorted tour in Turkey to the Classical sites or Cappadocia

10 Nights at 4 and 5 star hotels
Daily breakfast and Dinners
Roundtrip escorted transfers
Private A/C car or mini van throughout the tour
All sightseeing, entrance fees as per itinerary
English Speaking, Government licensed professional tour guide
Baggage handling at hotels
Service Charges and local taxes

Excluding; Lunches, drinks, flights, visas, tips to tour guide and driver.

Hotel to be used: (or similar)
Izmir: 4* Anemon
Kusadasi: 5* Charisma Hotel
Pamukkale: 4* Richmond
Bodrum: 4* Marina Vista
Kalkan: SC Happy Hotel
Antalya: SC Aspen Hotel

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