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Combined Troy and Gallipoli Tour from Canakkale with onwards transfer to Istanbul

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    DAY 1 CANAKKALE – TROY – GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL

    08.30 Collect from Canakkale Hotels

    Proceeds to the ancient city of Troy in our A/C & NO-SMOKING tour bus.

    The guide will explain the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy, as well as explaining the history and discoveries of the archaeological diggings from its discovery by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870's to the present day and on going. Nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C.

    You'll also see and hear about:

    The Trojan Horse

    Helen of Troy.

    The Trojan Wars.

    Sacrificial Altars.

    The 3700 year old city walls.

    Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C.

    The battle between Achilles and Paris.

    Current excavations in progress.

    Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.

    11.30 Return to Canakkale

    11.45 Depart from Canakkale and proceeds by Kilitbahir Car Ferry across the Dardanelles. Before proceeding to the battlefields lunch is provided at the Restaurant. After lunch the tour travels by air-conditioned tour bus and to the battlefield area and visits:

    Brighton Beach, the intended landing place and swimming weather permitting.

    Beach Cemetery on the southern tip of ANZAC Cove, the landing place of the first wave of ANZAC

    troops and home to up to 30,000 troops during the campaign. John Simpson Kirkpatrick of "Simpson and his donkey" fame is buried in this cemetery.

    Ari Burnu Cemetery on the northern tip of ANZAC Cove.

    Lone Pine Australian Memorial, site of the successful attack and capture of Turkish trenches by the

    Australians during the August offensive.

    Johnston's Jolly where you'll visit original Allied and Turkish trenches and tunnels.

    57th Regiment Turkish Memorial

    The Nek site of the famous Light Horse charge depicted in the 'Gallipoli' movie.

    Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, captured by the New Zealanders during the August offensive,

    highest point captured during the entire campaign.

    18.30 Transfer to Istanbul & Drop off at Atatur Airport or Old City and New City Hotels
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Anzac House Hostel Canakkale
    Departure Time
    8:30am
    Duration
    16h
    Return Details
    Istanbul
    Inclusions
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Troy (Truva)
    • Entry/Admission - Gallipoli Battlefield
    • Entry/Admission - Anzac Cove
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

    The tours were amazing with detailed information and extensive explanations. The team were absolutely incredible and helped with all my needs from lost baggage to cancelled flights. Cannot recommend this company enough!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Paige-A-T
    Reviewed 24 May 2019

    We were picked up from our hostel in Istanbul and taken to Çanakkale with no fuss. The driver made sure that there was a sufficient amount of breaks while ensuring we arrived on time. Our tour was over two days and the first one was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Curiosity683259
    Reviewed 17 October 2018

    Both the Troy and Gallipoli Tours were excellent. By far, the guides were the most well-informed of all the multiple tours I participated in during my week touring Turkey. Troy is interesting but shorter due to the fact that much of the site has yet...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank Gray S
    Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

    During my short stay in Çanakkale, I took this tour guided by Mustafa and Apo. Visiting Troy in the morning, Mustafa explained the site in details and shared his work with archaeologists (He writes books too). His jokes were on point and impressed me with...More

    Thank kittyihy
    Reviewed 12 April 2018

    A few days ago, my boyfriend and I did the Troy/Gallipoli and onwards to Istanbul day tour. It was a *HUGE* day which packed a lot in. Please note that if you take this tour, you are squeezing two major site visits into one day,...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank flossycomet
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