Picking you up at your hotel at 08:00 in the morning, your guide will take you on a tour of Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city. Built on the ancient site of Smyrna, the history of this place is over 5000 years long. You will be able to take in modern and Ottoman Era buildings alongside the remains of the ancient civilizations that were established here. Visit the Oriental Clock Tower, which was built in 1901, as well as Konak Square on the shore of the Mediterranean and take in views over the city and the water from the Elevator. You will also visit the Izmir Archaeological Museum, which houses an superb collection of antiquities from ancient Smyrna. Continue on to the Agora of Smyrna, where you can still see the colonnades of Corinthian columns that lined the Roman square, and nearby there are beautiful example of Ottoman style 18th century architecture in Kemeralti. Before returning to your hotel, you will have time to do some shopping. In total, this tour will last approximately 5 hours.
- Archaeological Museum is closed on Mondays.
- Pick up services from Izmir hotel and return.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- English speaking guide during the tour.
- Private driver during the tour.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- All taxes and service charge.
- Personal spendings
Prices per Person
|2-3 Pax||4-5 Pax||6-10 Pax||11+ Pax|
|Price Per Person||$ 210||$ 117||$ 104||$ 91|
About 05 Hours
Best Time to Visit Turkey
Spring and autumn are the ideal times to visit Istanbul and the inland regions. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts are typically like the Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. As you travel further east in Turkey the extremes in climate become more pronounced with very hot and dry summers reaching highs of 40°C and bitterly cold winters with heavy snowfall.
Flying to Turkey
Istanbul for comfort and quality – Turkish Airlines & Delta Airlines (Daily and Scheduled Airlines only)
09 hours 30 minutes direct from New York
10 hours direct from Washington
Standard Time = GMT+2 hours
Summer Time = GMT+3 hours
Required - obtainable an e-Visa online by your credit or debit card before you travel costs $20 or on arrival
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip includes measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot
Most citizens of Turkey are Muslims, but Turkish society is secular and modern, so European dress styles prevail. For your holiday in Turkey, dress the same as you wear in your country