The Best Tour of Gallipoli (2 Days / 1 Night Troy & Full Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul)

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WE PERFORM ALL OF OUR TOURS EVERYDAY ROUND THE YEAR

We offer % 20 discount to the relatives of the fallen and veterans of the Gallipoli campaign.

We offer 10% discount for Students with student identity card.

Special 15% discount for senior citizens (65+)

Troy ancient city and Gallipoli Battlefield Tours are the two  most popular touristical destinations of the area but however the guests has been offered with one of these tours, Troy or Gallipoli. By organising this package we firstly plan to take you to troy where the first big battle of Dardanelles took place and then the next day to Gallipoli where the last big battle of the Dardanelles took place.

Length: 2 Days 1 Night
Guide Available: English
Tour Code: TOUR103
Depart Date: Guaranteed Departure Everyday
Pick-up Point: From your hotel
Higlihgts: Ancient City of Troia, Helles Memorial, Canakkale Martyrs’ Memorial, Fort Kilitbahir, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair

Day 1

06.00 – 06.30 Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktaş, 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 breakfast
12.00 Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch on the roof of Grand Eceabat Hotel (Viewing the Dardanelles)
12.45 Depart for Troy Tour

On our Troy tour you are going to hear about Helen and Paris love story Hector and Achilles duel and Trojan Horse story and then the archeological excavations then you will see the ancient site ruins of Troy.

On tour you will visit:

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)

17.00 End of the tour
17.30 Check in one of our hotels

Most of the travel agencies organizing tours to Gallipoli organize half day tours only enough to visit/see the Anzac sector but we plan to complete your pilgrimage by showing both north(Anzac) and south(Helles) sectors. The south sector also known as “Cape Helles region” is where mostly British, French, Turkish and also some Anzac soldiers fought. Although the south Sector not much famous, most of the casualties during the Gallipoli Campaign occured here. At the south sector, besides the British, French &  Turkish graves you can also visit those of the forgotten Anzac Heroes. So our aim with organizing this tour is to show equal respect to all soldiers lost their lives during the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign.

Day 2

07.30 Breakfast (Views Dardanelles)
08.30 Depart for Full Day Gallipoli tour

The objective of the landing forces during the Gallipoli Campaign was, after having captured the high ground of the Peninsula, approach Narrows from rear and get control of the castles and batteries on both shores of the Dardanelles.

We start our tour at the Narrows, the narrowest point of Dardanelles. After having a quick look there in order to get the essence of the Narrows, we carry on our tour to visit the landing beaches.

On tour you will visit and hear about:

  • 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

18.00 Depart Back to Istanbul
20.30 Have a stop for break
23.00 Drop off to hotels in Istanbul

This package includes:

  • All Transportation in A/C ‘NON – SMOKING’ coach
  • Professional English speaking guiding
  • 2 breakfast
  • 2 restaurant lunches
  • Full Day Gallipoli tour
  • Troy tour
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 night ACC ( BB )
  • Dinner (Choices of Meat Balls – Fish or Chicken)

This package excludes:

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

If you have a relative who died at gallipoli let us know , we can find his grave and take you there during our tour.

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