Half Day Private Gordion Tour from Ankara


Destination: Turkey                                                      


PRICE PER PERSON IN US $: 

   1 PAX          2/3 PAX        4/5 PAX       6/9 PAX       10/14 PAX          

    269.-            127.-               77.-             42.-                  35.-   

 
                                   


Inclusions
Hotel pickup and drop off
Entrance fees
Professional and Registered Local guide
Transportation by private vehicle
 
Exclusions
Gratuities (optional)
Drinks, unless specified


You will meet your guide at your central hotel in Ankara a depart to visit Phrygean capital Gordion (Gordium) where you will find the ruins of the acropolis and the Tumulus (Tomb) of Midas, the prominent king of Phrygeans.


Drive from Ankara about 1 hour to Polatli and then to the village of Yassihoyuk which is located about 16 km from Polatli. As you're driving through Yassihuyuk you will see mounds here and there. There are 80 Phrygian burial mounds in the community lining the horizon reminding you that you are in the land of Phrygeans. Gordion is a threefold site; the Tomb of King Midas, the Museum, and the site of acropolis or citadel of the ancient city of Gordion lying ahead on the road.

The tumulus of king of Phrygia, Midas, son of Gordius itself is a large burial mound that survived 2,700 years and the tomb is a very imposing wooden structure inside the mound.

The tomb of the King Midas is right in front of the museum and you enter through a tunnel that was created by archaeologists to give access to the tomb chamber. The museum contains objects found in the heaps, and in the acropolis.
   
The museum has artifacts inside and out including burial casks, mosaics, and stamps with fine details, ceramics, pieces from the bronze and iron age, and a recovered tomb.Following the excursions drive back to Ankara.

Important Information

Departure Point

Centrally located Ankara hotels
Departure Time
9:00am /  01.30 pm
Return Details
Morning Tour returns to original departure point at approximately 01:00pm
Afternoon Tour returns to original departure point at approximately 05:30pm



Cab and Transfers:
 

Pickup from your hotel and transfer to Gordion
Tour transfers- seat in coach , special AC Non-smoking tour bus/ or minibus



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
 Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
 
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel more than 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 4 and 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee