Day trip

From Istanbul: Ancient Pergamon Day Trip with Flights

From Istanbul: Ancient Pergamon Day Trip with Flights

From US$ 292.95 per person

Visit Ancient Pergamon on a private, full-day trip with a short flight from Istanbul. Enjoy one of Turkey’s spectacular sights and learn about its historical significance in a guided tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 15 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel lobby. You will receive personalized pickup info by WhatsApp or in a separate email from the local partner.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a full-day drip to Pergamon from Istanbul, with return flights and lunch included
  • Admire the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamon
  • Enjoy the beautiful views of the countryside from the hill overlooking the site
  • See the partially reconstructed Temple of Trojan
  • Climb the steps of the Theatre of Pergamon
Full description
Start with early morning pickup from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to the airport. Take the morning flight to Izmir and upon arrival, your guide will meet you in the arrivals hall and take you to Pergamon. Once at the archaeological site embark on a guided tour. See the majestic acropolis, which was modelled after the Acropolis of Athens. Marvel at the impressive Athenaeum Library and the partially reconstructed Temple of Trojan. Discover steep slopes of the Theatre of Pergamon which once could accommodate around 10,000 people, and is the steepest theatre of its kind. Enjoy the panoramic views from the hilltop overlooking the site. Later, explore the famous Sanctuary of Asclepius, located in the valley. See the remains of the sacred fountain where people with health problems are reputed to have received visions from the Greek God of Medicine, Asclepius, in order to cure their ailments. After a delicious lunch with Turkish specialities, visit the Red Basilica where you can see many original artefacts found on the site. At the end of the day, ride through the countryside to Izmir Airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, meet your driver will take you back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Transfer between hotel and airport
  • Round-trip flight tickets from/to Istanbul
  • Licensed guide at Pergamon
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to all sites visited
  • Bottled water
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic Drinks at lunch
  • Tips to the guide and driver (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Know before you go

  • Please provide your full name, passport number and passport expiry date for all participants so flight tickets can be booked
  • The morning flight from Istanbul is approximately between 6:00 AM and 8:00 AM, pickup will be scheduled at least 3 hours earlier. The return flight will be in the evening between 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM
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Product ID: 394506