Gallipoli and Troy Tour is everyday departure from Istanbul,2 Days Gallipoli and Troy Tour is an easy way to visit Gallipoli Battlefields and Troy Ancient City. Troy is one of the most famous cities in the history, remembering us Hector, Achilles and Achaean Greeks, the sake of Helen, Paris, Agamemnon and Priam. Its story is written in every language, Trojan heroes, Achilles’ heel and Odyssey became figures in poems. From Alexander the Great to Lord Byron, many important figures of the history stood on the site of the great heroes. However, people always wondered whether the Trojan War happened or not, or if there was really a wooden horse or not.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||All Istanbul hotels|
|DEPARTURE TIME||06.45 am.|
|NOT INCLUDED||Suggested optional activities|
Istanbul – Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
Pick up at 06:30 – 07:00 from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul and depart for afternoon tour of Gallipoli.Breakfast at restaurant on the way. The World War I battlefields of Gallipoli are now a serene site.
Visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, ANZAC Cove, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Ari Burnu Cemetery, Johnston’s Jolly (where you’ll visit original Allied and Turkish trenches and tunnels), 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial and The Nek. Overnight Çanakkale.
Troy – Istanbul
We will visit the minelayer, Nusret, and Cimenlik Fortress in the morning. After lunch, step back in time today as we visit Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan Horse from the times of beautiful Helen, the Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince.
Return to Istanbul.