Gallipoli & Troy Tour from Istanbul (2 Day / 1 Night )

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Day 1

06.00 – 06.30 Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Ortaköy, Bebek
06.30 – 07:00 Pick up from hotel in Sultanahmet, Beyazıd, 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:

  • Kilitbahir Fortress
  • Corporal Seyit
  • Turkish Canon Batteries
  • Achi Baba Hill (The main objective of British Forces)
  • Turkish Memorial
  • Morto Bay (S Beach)
  • French Cemetery
  • V Beach
  • V Beach Cemerey
  • Overlook to V Beach from Turkish Perspective
  • Cape Helles Memorial
  • Lancashire Landing Cemetery
  • Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery
  • Alcitepe Village
  • Gallipoli Epic Simulation Center
  • Back to the town Eceabat for the Lucnh. (Views Dardanelles)
  • Kilitbahir Fortress
  • Kilitbahir Castle
  • Corporal Seyit
  • Bastion Namazgah
  • Turkish Canon Batteries
  • Brighton Beach
  • Beach Cemetery ( the grave of John Simpson )
  • ANZAC Cove
  • Ariburnu Cemetery
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site
  • Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
  • Lone Pine Australian Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
  • Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery
  • The Nek
  • 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

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