Frontier Formalities, Passport and Visas: Nationals of the following countries can enter Turkey with a valid passport; a visa is required: Up to 3 Months Germany, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Morocco, Fiji, Finland, France, Granada, Iran, Switzerland, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Canada, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Norway, Oman, St. Lucia, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Trinidad, Tobago, Tunisia, Vatican City, New Zealand, Greece, Ecuador, Sweden, Israel, South Korea, Uruguay. Up to 2 Months The Republic of Croatia, The Republic of Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rumania, Macedonia, Indonesia. Up to 1 Month Bolivia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, The Republic of South Africa. For the countries mentioned above and Bulgaria, a transit visa is not required. Nationals of the following countries require a visa: U.S.A., Austria, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Holland, and Portugal can obtain a sticker visa at border gates (Up to 3 Months). Azerbaijan, White Russia, Armenia, Moldavia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tadzhikistan Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Georgia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Taiwan can obtain a sticker visa at border gates (Up to 1 Month). Nationals of Guatemala can obtain a visa for up to 15 days at border gates. Nationals of Jordan, up to 30 days. Nationals of all other countries require a visa, which can be obtained from the nearest Turkish embassy or consulate.
Note: Citizens of Germany, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Malta, Switzerland, and Greece may enter Turkey with the proper identity cards in lieu of a passport.
Kusadasi to Ephesus - Pergamon - Bursa - Istanbul Tours (3 Days - 2 Nights)
DAY 1: Ephesus Tour: Early morning; at 08:00 we transfer you from the Hotels in Kusadasi or pick you up from Izmir airport and drive to Ephesus, upon arrival visit House of Virgin Mary, ancient City of Ephesus, St. John Basilica, Archaeological Museum. You will visit in Ephesus, St. John Basilica and the Temple of Diana, one of the 'SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD'. Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mt. Solmissos and visit to the old city of Ephesus, Marble Street - Odeon - Bouleterion - Temple of Hadrian and Serapis - Agora - Library of Celsus - Great Theatre - Double Church - Arcadian Way - Gate of Magnesia. The nearby town of Selcuk is dominated by a Byzantine citadel which stands close to the 6th-century basilica of St. John built on the site of the Apostles tomb. Around 16:30 we depart back to our hotel in Izmir. (L)
DAY 2: Izmir to Pergamon and Bursa: After breakfast drive to Pergamon, Upon arrival to Pergamum visit to Acropolis, visit Athena and Trojan Temples - Temple of Zeus - Temple of Dionysus - Gymnasium of Youth - Odeon - Library - Agora - Great Theatre - and Roman Bath. Lunch in Bergama and depart to Bursa. Drive to our Hotel in Bursa. Dinner and overnight. (B,L)
DAY 3 : Bursa Tour: + Istanbul: (2 hours drive + ferry); After having breakfast, we visit Bursa's Ottoman times highlights as Ulu Mosque, Old Silk Bazaar, Green Mousoleum, Green Mosque after lunch we drive to Istanbul, (2 hours) upon arrival and your transfer to your hotel or airport. (B, L).
TOUR DATES: You can participate anytime whole years (Need pre-booked 21 Days in advance). TOUR VISITS: Izmir - Ephesus - St John Basilica - Virgin Mary House - Great theatre - Pergamon - Acropolis - Bursa - (Old Silk Market - Ulu Mosque - Green Mouseloum - Green Mosque). And we arrive to Istanbul.
Accommodation in selected hotels optional if requested; 4* stars - Multilingual licenced Guided tours - Lunch - Entrance fees - Airconditioned Vehicles - transfers from and to the hotels.
Self expences in hotels like (Minibar, Phone, laundry etc) Drinks on meals - Tips to Guide or driver.
We never get such a beautifull Blue Cruise (Wooden yacht) as we travelled all over the world.
Captain and his wife (cooker) Turkish Dolmas unforgettable in my life. I get this meal receipe and will use in my kitchen at home.
Again respectfully her affort.
We wish you well and much happiness.
If you, ever get to the Ohio area in the USA, we hope you would call us so we could return your hospitality.
Alinda Breukhuisen / Thomas Everglades