Route: Johnston´s Jolly, Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair, Troy, Trojan Horse
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
Duration: 2 Days – 1 Night
- All transportation by A/C No Smoking vehicles
- Breakfast on the way
- 1 night accommodation with breakfast
- English speaking professional tour guide
- Entrance fees for sites and museums
- Personal expenses
- Optional programs
- Tips – driver and guide
- Any other meals or services not specified in ‘Prices Included’
In season (April to October), you may continue on to Ephesus for the night and a day tour of Ephesus the next day rather than returning to Istanbul.
This is an in-depth tour of the Gallipoli peninsula, the site of a major World War battle and of Troy, a much excavated site which has yielded pieces of history from 4,000BC to about 300AD.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 6:30AM or 7:00AM depending on the location of your hotel. We will stop for breakfast on the way. After lunch in Eceabat, we will go to Gelibolu National Park to visit the Kabatepe War Museum, Beach Cemetery (John Simpson´s Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place), Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial), Johnston´s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches), Shrapnel Valley,Turkish Memorial,The Nek and Walker´s Ridge, Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial). We will depart from Gallipoli about 4:30PM for our hotel. We will stay overnight in Eceabat or Canakkale.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be free in the morning. We will pick you up from your hotel at 12:00PM for lunch and depart for Troy. We will see the 3700-year-old city walls, the houses from Troy I (3000 BC-2500BC), the Bouleuterium (the Senate Building), the Odeon (Concert Hall), sacrificial altars, the remains of cities from Troy I through Troy IX, current excavation sites, and, of course, the replica of the Trojan Horse. We will depart from Troy about 4:30PM, sending you back to your hotel in Istanbul at about 10:00PM or 10:30PM.