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2-Day Troy and Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul

Product ID: 44984
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Spend 2 days on an excursion from Istanbul to the historic sites of Gallipoli and Troy. Visit the WWI memorial sites of the Battle of Gallipoli. In Troy, learn about the mythological history of the city as well as exploring the archaeological ruins.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Centrally located Istanbul hotels. Please provide your hotel name while booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the battle memorials and cemeteries of Gallipoli
  • See the Trojan Horse, the site of the battle between Achilles and Paris, and the ancient city walls of Troy
  • Enjoy lunch in Canakkale and visit the Archaeological and Naval museums
Full description
On the first day of this 2-day tour of Troy and Gallipoli you’ll depart Istanbul early in the morning and enjoy the drive to Gallipoli. Once you’ve arrived, you’ll visit:

• Brighton Beach
• The Beach Cemetery
• ANZAC Cove
• Ariburnu Cemetery
• The ANZAC Commemoration Site
• Lone Pine Australian Memorial
• Johnston's Jolly (Turkish and allied trenches and tunnels)
• 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial
• The Nek
• Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

At the end of the tour you’ll continue on to Canakkale and check in at your 4-star hotel. Dinner at the hotel and overnight at Canakkale.

On the second day you’ll visit the famous archaeological and mythological site of Troy, home to the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy.

You will see and hear about:

• The Trojan Horse
• Helen of Troy
• The Trojan Wars
• The battle between Achilles and Paris
• Sacrificial altars
• The 3,700-year-old city walls
• Houses of Troy I (3000-2500 B.C.)
• The Bouleterium (senate building)
• The Odeon (concert hall)
• Current excavations in progress
• Remains of the various cities from Troy I-Troy IX

After the tour you’ll return to Canakkale for lunch, with the afternoon at leisure. Visiting the Archaeological and Naval museums is recommended.

Depart for Istanbul at around 17:30, and then transfer to your Istanbul hotel around 23:30-24:00.
Includes
  • Transportation by non-smoking, air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 night’s accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Canakkale
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Lunch in Eceabat on Day 1 and in Canakkale on Day 2
  • Gallipoli battlefields tour
  • Troy tour
  • Troy museum entrance ticket
  • Ferry tickets (Kilitbahir/Eceabat/Canakkale)
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees for the Archaeological and Naval museums
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Please note: When verifying your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible

From £231.95 Per group up to 1

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Product ID: 44984