2 Day / 1 Night Gallipoli & Troy Tour from Istanbul

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Day 1

06.00 – 06.30 Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktas, Beyoglu, Sisli, Ortakoy, Bebek
06.30 – 07:00 Pick up from hotel in Sultanahmet, Beyazid, Sirkeci, Laleli, Aksaray
07.15 Pick up from hotel in Ataturk Airport Area
08.30 Have a stop for open buffet breakfast
12.00 Arrive in Eceabat. Lunch on the roof of Grand Eceabat Hotel
12.45 Depart for fully guided Gallipoli Tour

During the Galliopli Campaign the aim of the soldier were after capturing the hills coming to narrows and getting the control of the castles and canon batteries. We starting our tour from the narrowiest part of Dardanelles, after having a quick look to get idea of the narrows we drive to landing beaches.

On tour you will visit:

  • Karahisar Division Road
  • Camburnu Fort
  • The Grave of Unknown Captain
  • Balkan Wars Memorial 
  • Agadere Martyrs Cemetery
  • The Grave of Unknownı Artillery Captain
  • Degirmen Burnu Tabyasi
  • “Stop Wayfarer” (Memorial on the hillslope behind Kilitbahir village – Dur Yolcu)
  • Fort Kilitbahir
  • Namazgah Fort
  • Hamidiye Fort
  • Mecidiye Fort
  • Mecidiye Martyrs Cemetery
  • Corporal Seyit
  • Kilya Base
  • Maltepe
  • Kabatepe
  • Brighton Beach ( actual intended landing beach )
  • Chatham’s Post
  • Bolton’s Hill
  • Clark ‘s Valley
  • Victoria Gully
  • White’s Gully
  • Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson)
  • ANZAC Cove
  • Ariburnu Cemetery
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site
  • Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
  • Lone Pine Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
  • Courtne’y’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery
  • Quinn’s Post
  • Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial
  • Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial
  • The Nek
  • Walker’s Ridge Cemetery
  • Baby 700
  • Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

17.30 End of the tour and check in one of our hotels

Day 2

07.30 Breakfast
08.00 Ferry to Canakkale for Troy Tour
08.45 Depart for Troy Tour

On tour you will visit and hear about:

  • The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy
  • The Trojan Horse (Did it really exist ?)
  • Helen of Troy (Was she the real cause of the war ?)
  • The Trojan Wars
  • Battle between Achilles an Hector
  • The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII
  • The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI)
  • The Temple of Athena
  • Walls of Troy II and Megaron House
  • Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy)
  • The trench of Schliemann
  • The ramp of Troy II
  • The Scaean Gate
  • The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken)
  • Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars)
  • Roman Bath
  • Odeon (Music theatre)
  • South gate of Troy VI
  • Bouleuterion
  • Ruins of agora (Market place)

11.45 Back to Canakkale
12.30 Bus to Selcuk / Kusadasi
or free afternoon in Canakkale
17.30 Depart back to Istanbul
23.00 Drop off to hotels in Istanbul

This package includes:

  • All Transportation in A/C ‘NON – SMOKING’ coach
  • Professional English speaking guiding
  • Restaurant lunch
  • Open buffet breakfast
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 night ACC ( BB )
  • Gallipoli tour
  • Troy tour
  • Dinner (Choices of Red meat – Fish or Chiken)

This package excludes:

  • Drinks ( During the lunch )
  • Gratitudes for Guide & Driver

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