Tour: 5 Days Tour of Istanbul, Gallipoli and Troy (By Bus)
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL & TRANSFER TO HOTEL
Upon your arrival at Istanbul airport our transferman will be ready to meet and transfer you to your hotel. Time at leisure, stay overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 2 – BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR (B-L)
8:20 – 8:45 Departure from your hotel. Today we will visit the Saint Sophia (Haghia Sofia), Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and Rustem Pasha Mosque. After the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 3 – GALLIPOLI TOUR (L)
06:30 Departure early in the morning from Istanbul. We drive to, where you will get information about the naval battle that took place in the Dardanelles prior to the army landings. Later on, we continue to the Kabatepe War Museum, which contains relics from the battle including original diary extracts and letters. Lunch at Eceabat. We then visit Brighton Beach, the intended landing place and the Anzac Cove where dawn service is held on each Anzac Day. Also you will visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly and Chunk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After visiting the Kilitbahir fortress, which was built in 1453 by Mehmet II, the Conqueror (to honor his successful siege of Constantinople). At the end of the day, we will cross the dardanelles. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Canakkale.
DAY 4 – TROY TOUR (B)
After breakfast, we drive to the ruins of Troy. Our guide will reveal stories of the famed battle between Achilles and Hector, and reveal the fable behind the Trojan horse. After our morning Troy tour, After the tour that we will depart from Canakkale, drive back to Istanbul, After arrival we will transfer you back to your hotel, Overnight stay in Istanbul.
DAY 5 – DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL (B)
After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport regarding your flight details. End of tour and services. (If you would like, you can extend your trip by adding extra nights in Istanbul, please advise.
• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation..
• 3 night hotel stay in Istanbul at 4 star or Boutique hotels (including breakfast)
• 1 night in Canakkale 3 star hotel including breakfast
• 1 Full Day Tour of Istanbul with lunch
• 1 Full Day Tour of Gallipoli with lunch
• 1 Half Day Tour of Troy
• All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary ( B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner )
• Professionally licensed English speaking guides on local tours.
• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coaches on local tours.
• All taxes, entrance & museum fees.
- Istanbul : Yusuf Pasa Konagi http://www.yusufpasakonagi.com/
Canakkale : Anzac Hotel http://www.anzachotel.com/
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