Gallipoli and Troy - 2 Day Tour

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Gallipoli was the setting of a major World War 1 battle undertaken by Australian and New Zealand troops and marked a significant victory for the Turkish campaign against the Allies. Attending Gallipoli is not just a day to remember the thousands of soldiers that sacrificed their lives on all sides, but hear stories of courage, endurance and mateship and of the significance of this area.  Troy, both an archaeological site reflecting 4000 years of history of one of the most famous cities that existed and part of a legend reflected in Homer's "Illiad".  You can enjoy both of these tours over two unrushed days with expert guides.

Highlights-Gallipoli

  • Brighton Beach and Cemetery
  • ANZAC Cove and Commenmorative Site
  • Lone Pine Australian Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels)
  • Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery
  • The Nek
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

Troy Highlights:

  • The Trojan Horse
  • The 3700 year old city walls
  • The Bouleuterion (Senate Building)
  • The Odeon (Concert Hall)
  • Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.
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Day 1 - Istanbul - Gallipoli - Eceabat/Canakkale

We will pick you up at your hotel at 6:30AM or 7:00AM depending on the location of your hotel.

We will stop for breakfast on the way. After lunch in Eceabat we will go to Gelibolu National Park to start the tour and hear the history and stories, at various cementaries, the cove, valleys and memorials.

We will depart Gallipoli about 4:30PM for our hotel. Overnight in Eceabat or Canakkale.

Day 2 - Eceabat/Canakkale - Troy - Istanbul 

After breakfast at your hotel, you will have the morning free. We will pick you up at your hotel at 12:00 for lunch and depart for Troy. We will see 3700 year old city walls, houses from Troy I (3000 BC-2500BC), the Bouleuterium (the Senate Building), the Odeon (Concert Hall), sacrificial altars, the remains of cities from Troy I through Troy IX, current excavation sites, and, of course, the replica of the Trojan Horse.

We will depart Troy about 4:30PM, returning you to your hotel in Istanbul about 10:30PM.

Please make enquiries with us for further tour suggestions and price if:

  • You do not want to return to Istanbul.  You can combine this maybe with an Ephesus Tour or Pamukkale Tour. 
  • You would like an alternative to a 4 star hotel

Highlights

  • This is a Small Group tour for 2 Days and 1 night
  • This tour requires a moderate level of fitness to be able to walk for up to 3 hours at a time

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Professional Licensed English speaking Guide around Gallipoli and Troy
  • All Transportation in A/C 'NO - SMOKING' tourist minibus, (Istanbul to Eceabat & Eceabat to Istanbul)
  • Breakfast on the way,
  • Restaurant lunch on first day, breakfast day 2.
  • 1 night accommodation at hotel at 4 star hotel
  • Entrance fees

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Personal expenses
  • ​Beverages during the breakfast & lunch
  • ​Dinner
  • Any other meals or services not specified in " price includes"

 

Route

  1. Istanbul
  2. Gallipoli
  3. Troy
  4. Istanbul