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Ruins of Troy and Gallipoli: 2-Day Tour from Istanbul

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Join this 2-day tour from Istanbul and explore 2 fascinating historical sites in the region. Discover the ruins of Troy and learn about its thrilling history, and then continue the tour to Gallipoli to pay your respects and learn about the famed battle.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Free transfer service from Europe side and from City center hotels. Hotels location must be; Sultanahmet-Laleli-Topkapı-Aksaray-Taksim-Sirkeci and Şişli Area..
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient city of Troy and learn the legend of the Trojan Horse
  • Tour the famed battlefields of the Gallipoli Campaign
  • Admire the Kilitbahir Fortress at the narrowest point of the Dardanelles
Full description
Embark on an exciting 2-day tour from Istanbul, and explore the fascinating ruins of Troy, as well as the celebrated battlefield site at Gallipoli. Spend your first day exploring the amazing ruins of Troy, and hear the captivating stories behind the famous Battle of Troy, including the myth of the Trojan Horse, the tale of Helen, the history of the Trojan Wars, and the battle between Achilles and Hector.

On your second day, depart for the famed battlefield site of Gallipoli, where the celebrated European soldiers and ANZAC troops died defending the site on April 25, 1915. Visit the many memorial sites and cemeteries of both the European and ANZAC soldiers, paying equal respect to all soldiers who lost their lives, and discover the sites that were crucial during the battle.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
6:00 AM - 6:30 AM: Pick-up from hotels in Taksim, Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Ortaköy, Bebek
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM: Pick-up from hotels in Sultanahmet, Beyazıd, Sirkeci, Laleli, Aksaray
7:15 AM: Pick-up from hotels in the Ataturk Airport area
8:30 AM: Enjoy a stop for an open-buffet breakfast(Extra)
12.00 PM: Arrive in Eceabat and enjoy lunch on the beautiful views over Dardanelles
1:00 PM: Depart for a fully guided Gallipoli tour visiting Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial
6:00 PM: Tour ends and check-in to your hotel. Overnight at Troia Anzac hotel

Day 2
Open buffet breakfast
1:30 PM: Pick-up from your hotel
1:45 PM: Depart for Troy tour. You will visit the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, the 3700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 BC - 2500 BC, the Bouleuterion (Senate Building), the Odeon (Concert Hall), and Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX
4:45 PM: Back to Canakkale
5:30 PM: Tourist bus to your hotel in Istanbul
8:30 PM: Stop for a break along the way
11:00 PM: Drop off at your hotel in Istanbul
Includes
  • Transportation by no-smoking, air-conditioned coach in European city center hotels
  • English-speaking guide
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant lunches
  • Entrance fees
  • Overnight accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Tips and personal expenses