Gallipolli and Troy Tour (2 days - 1 night)
Guaranteed daily departure for a 1 night, 2 days trip to Gallipoli Peninsula, focusing on the ANZAC memorials and battlefields; and Troy Ancient City, seeing various remnants of altars, houses, state and public buildings that survived up to date. Pick-up/drop-off from hotels in Sultanahmet & Taksim areas are available. For other locations please ask.
This is a regular group tour program taking place with a group of 15-20 people from different countries and places. You may or may not be together all the time throughout the program.
Private tour arrangements can also be made upon request.
Day 1: Gallipoli Tour: You will be picked up from your hotel at around 06:00-06:15 in Taksim area or 06:30-07:00 in Sultanahmet area, then start driving for Eceabat, which takes around 5 hrs' drive from Istanbul. You will stop on the way for a small breakfast break, then arrive at Eceabat at around 12:00 to meet with your guide and the rest of the group. You will have lunch with the group, then start the tour of Gallipoli. You will see Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, parts of Turkish and ANZAC trenches standing up to date, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial, The Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After the tour, you will cross the Dardanelles with a 20-mins ferry ride and check into your hotel. In the evening, you may go out for a walk through the city center, also having a chance to see the actual Trojan Horse prop used in the movie Troy, which is currently located by the coastline near the ferry port. Accommodation in Canakkale. (breakfast on the way, lunch before the tour)
Day 2: Troy Tour: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:30 and start driving for Troy Ancient City for 25-30 mins. You will be greeted by the model of Trojan Horse, stands as a symbol of the famous wooden horse used at the time. Then you will see the Sacrifical Altars, 3700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I (3000 BC-2500 BC), The Bouleuterion (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), current excavations in progress and the remains of various cities from Troy I to Troy IX. After the tour, at around 12:00, you will have some free time on your own until your departure time at around 17:00. Then you will start driving back to Istanbul for about 5,5 hrs' journey. You will be dropped off at your hotel at around 22:30. (breakfast at hotel)
Alternative arrangements can be made instead of returning back to Istanbul upon request.
Note that this tour cannot be arranged on April 24th and 25th due to Annual ANZAC Commemorations.
The price is 155 EUR per person, including:
- 1 night's BB accommodation in double/twin room at a 3* or equivalent quaility hotel
- 2 half-day regular group tours w/ professional guidance in English
- Lunch on first day (except drinks)
- Entrance fees to the sites visited
- Transportation w/ A/C vehicles
The price excludes dinner, personal expenses and tips (optional).
If you are a single traveler, there will be an extra charge of 20 EUR.
Accommodation at 4* or 5* hotels can be arranged upon request.
Private tour arrangement:
If you wish, you may also take this trip as private, with a vehicle and English-speaking guide reserved solely for yourselves.
The price for the private tour is 430 EUR per person, valid for a group of 2 people.
For groups of different number of people, please send us an inquiry.