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Gallipoli and Troy Getaway 5D/4N

This 5 day tour, starts and ends in Istanbul, Turkey.

In Istanbul visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome, then a more in depth visit of the Gallipoli battlefields over 2 days, a visit of Troy before heading back to Istanbul.

Tour Highlights

  • Istanbul – Old City – UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul – St. Sophia Museum
  • Istanbul – Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul – Topkapi Palace
  • Istanbul – Hagia Irene (Aya İrini)
  • Istanbul – Hippodrome
  • 1915 Çanakkale Bridge
  • Çanakkale
  • Troy Museum
  • Troy – UNESCO Heritage site
  • Gallipoli – Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli – Brighton Beach
  • Gallipoli – Ari Burnu Cemetery
  • Gallipoli – ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli – Beach Cemetery
  • Gallipoli – Lone Pine – Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli – Johnson’s Jolly – original tunnels
  • Gallipoli – 57th Regiment – Turkish Memorial
  • Gallipoli – The Nek – original trenches
  • Gallipoli – Chunuk Bair – New Zealand Memorial
Price from

$1,155.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Professional English-speaking local tour guides at each site
  • - Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • - 1915 Çanakkale Bridge Toll
  • - Tips except Driver and Guide
  • - Entrance fees

Departures:

Every Friday & Monday

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Istanbul, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

The remainder of the day is yours free to explore.

Day 2

After breakfast, you visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace (including Hagia Irene) and the Hippodrome.

We also visit a carpet shop and learn how carpets are made by hand.

Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional ‘Half day Bosphorus cruise’.

Day 3

We depart along the coast of the Sea of Marmara, crossing the Dardanelles on the new 1915 Canakkale Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge, for our afternoon tour of Troy.

After visiting the newly built Troy Museum, we 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.

Day 4

This morning we then depart for our tour of Gallipoli.

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.

Return to Istanbul.

Day 5

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends.