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  • Istanbul: 2-Day Historical Tour to Gallipoli and Troy

    1. Istanbul: 2-Day Historical Tour to Gallipoli and Troy

    Journey through some of the most momentous events in history - separated by centuries - on a 2-day tour of southwest Turkey. Visit the battlefields and war memorials of the ill-fated Anzac Campaign from World War I at Gallipoli in the Dardanelles, and then go to the historic city of Troy, site of the Trojan War and legends of Helen and Paris. Your overnight accommodation will be in the coastal town of Eceabat on a peninsula of the Aegean Sea, and the nearest town to the Gallipoli battlefields. Day 1: Istanbul - Gallipoli Meet for the 7:30 AM bus transfer to Eceabat, with a scheduled arrival at approximately 12:30 PM. Then, start your tour of the Gallipoli war museums, monuments and battlefields, traveling through the dark days of World War I at the Kabatepe War Museum in the Gallipoli Historic National Park. Learn about some of the defining moments of the ill-fated An...

    Well organised. Our tour guide was amazing. The hotel was comfortable and modern.

  • Full-Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul with Lunch

    2. Full-Day Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul with Lunch

    On this full-day trip to Gallipoli you’ll be picked up at your hotel in Istanbul in time for an early start, between 06:30 and 07:00. The bus ride to Gallipoli takes around 5 hours. When you arrive you’ll have time for a short rest and then enjoy lunch before beginning your tour. You’ll visit one of the sites in Turkey that stirs significant emotion, at Anzac Cove, the landing site of the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) in World War I. You’ll also see the Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, the Nek, and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. At the end of day you’ll return to Istanbul by bus, arriving at around 23:00.

  • Gallipoli Full-Day Tour with Lunch from Istanbul

    3. Gallipoli Full-Day Tour with Lunch from Istanbul

    Travel back to the dark days of World War I and learn about the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915, when western Allies launched a massive attack on the beaches of the Gallipoli Peninsula, leading to the loss of thousands of lives. Following a transfer from your hotel in Istanbul, journey across the Dardanelles to Eceabat on the eastern shore of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Visit the Kabatepe War Museum inside the Gallipoli Historic National Park to learn about the defining moments of the campaign and the involvement of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). Continue to Beach Cemetery, site of John Simpson´s Grave, one of the best known of the Anzac soldiers. Then, go to Anzac Cove where the Australian and New Zealand troops set up base during the campaign. See the 1st Anzac landing site at Ari Burnu, and pay your respects to fallen Australian soldiers at Lone Pine Cemetery. See some o...

  • Canakkale: 6-Hour Gallipoli Tour with Lunch

    4. Canakkale: 6-Hour Gallipoli Tour with Lunch

    Your tour starts in front of the Tourist Information Center in Çanakkale at around 11:30AM, where you will be met by your passenger escort and accompanied to the ferry terminal. From there you will travel by ferry for the short trip across the Dardanelles Strait. Upon your arrival to the town of Eceabat, once the ancient city of Madytos, you will be able to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch you will board a coach for the 15-minute trip out to the battlefields, crossing the Gallipoli Peninsula and driving to the Aegean coast as well as one of the most famous beaches in modern history: ANZAC Cove. The first part of your tour takes in the area where the men of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed on April 25 1915. Moving from the beaches up into the hills above, the tour then traces the line of the battle along what became known as Second Ridge, where ...

  • Istanbul: 2-Day Gallipoli, Troy, and Bergama Tour

    5. Istanbul: 2-Day Gallipoli, Troy, and Bergama Tour

    Day 1: Following a 6:00AM pickup from your hotel in Istanbul, head towards Gallipoli Peninsula. Along the way, stop in Eceabat and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Following lunch, continue your journey to Gallipoli. Once you arrive, embark on a guided tour of the most important sites and monuments, including Brighton Beach, the Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, the Ariburnu Cemetery, the ANZAC Commemorative Site, the Mehmetcik Statue, the Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial, the Nek, and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. At 6:00PM, transfer to your accommodation for your overnight stay. Day 2: At 8:00AM, depart for a tour of Troy. Visit the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, The 3,700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I, Bouleuterium (Senate Building), and Odeon (Concert Hall). Marvel at the remains of th...

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What people are saying about Gallipoli, Turkey

Excellent trip

In particular the Gallipoli portion was well done with an excellent guide who catered to our needs, was very knowledgeable and was able to tell the story in a meaningful way. His English was very good. We highly recommend this portion of the tour. Troy was also performed to a good standard.

Well organised. Our tour guide was amazing. The hotel was comfortable and modern.