Medical history tour Turkey

Medical history tour

When to go:
definate departure
ideal length:
11 Days
Approx. Price:
From £710*


why should you go:


Add with other tours: YES

Can reduce/increase days: YES

Flights & Hotels: YES

definate departure:
28TH APRIL 2014




Day 1 - Arrive Istanbul
Arrive Istanbul and transfer to the Hotel. Talk. Welcome dinner at hotel rooftop.

Day 2 - Istanbul
Visit Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and the Underground Cistern. Visit Suleyman Mosque Complex and Library of rare manuscripts. Talk. Dinner at Neyle Meyle at the Pera fish market.

Day 3 - Istanbul
Visit Scutari Barracks, Florence Nightingale Museum. Visit the Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and embark private boat for the Bosphorus cruise. Dinner at Ortakoy village in Cinaralti Restaurant.

Day 4 - Canakkale - Gallipoli
Following a relaxed morning depart Istanbul and drive to Gallipoli. Visit the battlefields including Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Simpson’s Grave.
Check in to our hotel. Evening talk. BBQ dinner arranged privately for the group.

Day 5 - Gallipoli - Tenedos
Visit the UNESCO site Troia ancient settlement and continue to catch ferry to the island of Tenedos. Overnight in Tenedos, at the Latife Hanim Mansion boutique hotel. Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 6 - Pergamum
Depart to Pergamon Acropolis and Asclepion; one of the first two curing centers of ancient Greece. Onsite talk “Galen at Pergamum”. Dinner and overnight at Berksoy Hotel.

Day 7 - Selcuk
Following breakfast depart to Sardes and visit the ancient site including the gymnasium and citadel. Drive to Selcuk and check in to the Kalehan Hotel. Leisure time. Talk: Medicine at Ephesus. Dinner at hotel.

Day 8 - Selcuk
Full day visit in Ephesus. Talk: Herodotus at Halicarnasus. Dinner in a village restaurant..

Day 9 - Bodrum
Morning visit to Milletus where Saint Paul met with the elders on his way back from his 3rd journey. Drive to Bodrum.
Talk: Hippocrates. Check in to the Marina Vista Hotel. Dinner.

Day 10 - Bodrum - Kos - Bodrum
Morning ferry to Kos and full day tour. Discover the medical achievments of ancient Greek. Late afternoon return to Bodrum.
Dinner at Kocadon Restaurant.

Day 11 - Departure
Departure transfers to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

All talks and lectures mentioned in the above itinerary are given by
+ Prof Yesim Ulman / Istanbul University
+ Dr Alp Kaya / NYU


This is a definite departure package, where the hotels, flights and the departure dates are fixed due to its popularity.

  • 28th April 2014 - 8th May 2014

Prices for the definite departures:

  • Per person in double room: £710
  • Single supplement: £190


  • All transfers upon arrival and at departure.
  • 10 nights BB accommodation in hotels mentioned in itinerary. All dinners (8 venues outside the hotel).
  • 2 organized group lunches
  • All entrance fees to the museums and sites named in itinerary.
  • Bodrum - Kos ferry and Bodrum - Istanbul domestic flight and related transfers.
  • English speaking professional guidance throughout the tour.
  • Travel & Health insurance
  • Local (VAT) and additional taxes.