2 Days Gallipoli and Troya Tour from Istanbul
Day 1: Gallipoli Tour(*L)
GALLIPOLI is a peninsula situated by Dardanelles strait which host many ANZAC soldiers who fought with Turkish forces friendly during First World War. After this battle Ataturk would like them to sleep in peace in our country by reserving memorials on their honor. Your guide picks you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00 am and on our way to Gallipoli, we stop by to have breakfast,after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different memorials of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Half day Troy Tour(*B *L)
Troy is a very important archaeological site for Turkey to classify different periods of antiquity with ten layers of habitation from Neolithic era to Roman time. Troy, city of Helen and Paris, city of wonders, city of independence with a gorgeous richness of history. On this day you will have free morning to enjoy this beautiful town on your own. At 12:00pm you will have your lunch then around 13:30-13:45pm you will start tour of Troy. You will visit Troy ancient city. You will be surprised with Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman theater, Greco-Roman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy.
After the tour we will drive you back to Istanbul, on arrival before midnight you will be transferred to your hotel. End of our service.
If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.
We hope to see you again!
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 20 % extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Connected flight to Izmir may land after midnight.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Canakkale – Kule Hotel or Grand Anzac Hotel
Per person 260 euro with credit card and 250 euro with cash payment
Canakkale - Parion Hotel or Truva Hotel
Per person 295 euro with credit card and 280 euro with cash payment
- Istanbul hotel pick up and drop off
- Hotel with breakfast
- 2 days tour with entrance fees, guide, lunch and transportation
- Dinner and drinks
- Medical insurance