Combined Troy and Gallipoli Tour from Canakkale with onwards transfer to Istanbul
Great for those who have limited time in Canakkale and want to see Troy ancient City and Gallipoli ANZAC Battlefields in one day and continue on to Istanbul.
This tour will explore the Gallipoli and Troy region in one day with pick up from Canakkale hotels and return Travel from Canakkale to Troy where you will spend the morning visiting the ancient city till lunch time and enjoy lunch by the Dardanelles and visit ANZAC battlefields including ANZAC cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly (Turkish and Allied Trenches) and Chunuk-Bair New Zealand Memorial. Tour will continue on to Istanbul after Gallipoli visit
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.
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
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 16 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Anzac House Hostel Canakkale
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.