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.
What to Expect
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.
06.00 - 06.30: Pick-up from hotels in Taksim, Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Ortaköy, Bebek
06.30 - 07:00: Pick-up from hotels in Sultanahmet, Beyazıd, Sirkeci, Laleli, Aksaray
07.15: Pick-up from hotels in the Ataturk Airport area
08.30: Enjoy a stop for an open-buffet breakfast
12.00: Arrive in Eceabat and enjoy lunch on the roof of the Grand Eceabat Hotel with some beautiful views over Dardanelles
12.45: Depart for your exciting tour of the ruins of Troy, including the 3,200-year-old city walls, the Temple of Athena, the ancient Roman bath, Odeon, and much more.
17.00: End of the tour
17.30: Check in at your hotel
07.30: Enjoy breakfast with a beautiful view of the Dardanelles
08.30: Depart for your full-day tour of Gallipoli, visiting the Kilitbahir Fortress, Achi Baba Hill, the Turkish Memorial, and many more fascinating sights along the way
17.30: End of the tour
18.00: Departure back to Istanbul
20.30: Stop for a break along the way
23.00: Drop off to hotel in Istanbul
- Transportation by no-smoking, air-conditioned coach
- English-speaking guide
- Restaurant lunches
- Entrance fees
- Overnight accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
What's Not Included
- Drinks at lunch
- Tips and personal expenses