Tour Style : Small Group TourDuration : 2 Days / 1 NightDepartures : All year round, Guaranteed Departure
DAY 1 – Istanbul-Gallipoli06:30 am Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Eceabat: We drive to Gallipoli 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.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), we will return to Istanbul or cross the Dardanelles to spend the night in Canakkale or Eceabat.DAY 2 – Troy-IstanbulAfter breakfast, we drive to Troy . Here you will learn the mythology surrounding Troy, The Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. Till now, 10 cities have been discovered, one built on the top of the other, dating back to 3500 BC. You will see and hear about the Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, the Trojan Wars, the battle between Archillies and Paris, the Remains of Troy IX, the Alters and the Houses of Troy I, dating back to 2500 BC. After the Troy tour drive back to Istanbul or to Ephesus.