What to expect
Arriving in the Bodrum/Milas Airport, you’ll pick up your car and head to the city of Bodrum. Depending on your arrival time, you may visit some of the nearby sites, the Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum, or the old streets of Bodrum.
Overnight at El Vino Hotel, Bodrum
Driving Distance: 36 km
Today is a journey into history, from Byzantine Period frescoes to Neolithic wall paintings, from Hellenistic city walls to Roman period ruins. Kapıkırı, is an authentic village full of traditional Aegean culture scattered among ancient ruins.
Dinner and overnight in Agora Pension, Kapikiri.
Driving Distance: 39 km
A day in the Roman Capitol of Asia Minor, visiting the important sites around Ephesus, including St Jean Basilica, İsa Bey Mosque, Ephesus, and House of Virgin Mary.
Overnight stay in Agon Ephesus, Selçuk.
Driving Distance: 105 km
First on today’s route is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aphrodisias, known for its spectacular marble sculptures and structures. Then after a visit to the otherworldly Kaklik Cave, you’ll continue on to Pamukkale, leaving you with enough time to explore the ancient city of Hierapolis and the famous travertines.
Overnight in Haltur Hotel, Pamukkale
Driving Distance: 354 km
First you’ll drive to and stroll around the village of Birgi, its quaint architecture and friendly locals a nice break from so many ancient sites. Next, visit the city of Sardis, capital of ancient Lydia, before carrying on to another UNESCO Heritage Site, the popular ruins of Pergamon.
Overnight at Attalos Suites, Bergama.
Driving Distance: 352 km
Start the morning by visiting the hilltop ruins of Pergamon before driving to the villages of Adatepe and Yesilyurt where you’ll visit an olive oil museum and wander through narrow streets enjoying traditional stone architecture. The day ends as you drive to and visit the ruins of Assos.
Dinner and overnight stay in Kervansaray Hotel, Assos.
Driving Distance: 157 km
Today’s hike traverses the ruins of Assos, from the theater to the acropolis. Then an hour-long scenic village drive takes you to legendary Troia. Before exploring the site, take a walk through the Troia Museum. The day finishes as you drive to Çanakkale.
Overnight stay in Abies Hotel, Çanakkale
Driving Distance: 123 km
First, you will take a morning ride on the ferry across the Dardanelles, then a 20 min drive will take you to the Gallipoli War Memorials. A usual tour around the Peninsula visits Anzac Cove, Lone Pine and Conkbayırı. Then a long drive (aprox 5-6 hrs) takes you to your hotel in İstanbul.
Our services end with your arrival to İstanbul. We will arrange the pick up of the car either for this evening or tomorrow morning.
Driving Distance: 346 km
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8 day economy class manual transmission car rental with 3000 km mileage and basic insurances (theft protection and collision waiver damage).
All transport during the walking program.
7 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
7 nights accommodation in standard quality hotels.
We provide a link to Wikiloc app through which you can follow GPS coordinates, a detailed e-book outlining your tour program, with lots of pictures and relevant information. Participants are responsible for bringing their own hiking equipment such as boots, poles, hat, and backpack.
Per Person Prices
For different group sizes and prices, please contact us.