Day 1: Istanbul – Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
06.00 – 06.30 Pick up from hostel or hotel from the Taksim area
06.30 – 07.00 Pick up from hostel or hotel from the Sultanahmet area
12.20 Arrive in Eceabat
12.30 Arrive in Eceabat. Break for lunch
13.00 Start your Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour
On the first day you will travel to Gallipoli and will visit the following:
– Brighton Beach
– Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave)
– ANZAC Cove
– Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place)
– Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial)
– Johnston’s Jolly (walk in the ANZAC trenches)
– View of Shrapnel Valley
– Turkish Memorial
– The Nek and Walker´s Ridge
– Chunuk Bair (main New Zealand memorial)
After tour transfer to Eceabat or Canakkale for check in to your hotel. Overnight in Eceabat or Canakkale. (L)
Day 2: Troy – Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel around 08:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your half day tour of Troy.
On the second day you will travel to Troy and will visit the following:
– The Trojan Horse
– Sacrificial Altars
– The 3700 year old city walls
– Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.
– The Bouleuterion (Senate Building)
– The Odeon (Concert Hall)
– Current excavations in progress
– Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX
The tour will be maximum of 2 hours. Around 11:45 am we will drop you off to Canakkale city center for free time. The tour guide will let you know the exact meeting time and departure place to meet in Eceabat for drive back to Istanbul. Depart for Istanbul at approximately 6:00 pm and arrive to Istanbul about 11:00pm and transfer to hotels. End of tour. (B)
This tour is fully customizable and can be extended as per your specific touring needs. We can add, substitute or delete any touring site or city from the itinerary as required. Request us for a tailor-made itinerary.
• Hotel pickup and drop off (on European side of Istanbul only) & Istanbul cruise port.
• Transport by air-conditioned coach
• 1 night in Canakkale or Eceabat at a 3 star hotel including breakfast
• Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch
• Services charges and local taxes
What’s Not Included:
• Gratuities (optional)
• Food and drinks, unless specified
Accommodation in below Hotels (or similar hotels depending on vacancy at the time of booking):
Canakkale/Eceabat: Anzac Hotel OR Grand Eceabat Hotel
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.
If you wish to include a higher quality hotel, we offer two options:
Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel at an additional cost. This cost will be added to the total tour price of the standard package tour.
Option 2: You can arrange your own accommodation on the tour as per your preference. We can offer a new package tour price without including cost of hotel accommodation. If Option 2 is preferred, all services as part of the package tour will be provided except for hotel accommodation.
Please let us know the option you prefer at the time the tour request is made so that we can price the tour accordingly. If no change in hotels is needed and you wish to proceed with the hotels highlighted in our package tour at the quoted tour price then you may book the tour directly online.