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

DAY 1 CANAKKALE – TROY – GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL08.30 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 HorseHelen 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 Canakkale11.45 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 MemorialThe 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

$190.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

Gallipoli and Troy Tour from Istanbul

DAY 1: Istanbul - Eceabat 06.30 - 07.00 am Pick up from your hotel  Depart for Eceabat by non smoking, A/C minibus 12.00 am Arrive in Eceabat 12.10 am Restaurant lunch in Eceabat 13.00 am Depart for Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour. Visiting - Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, 18.00 Tour endsOvernight at your hotel DAY 2: Eceabat - Istanbul  Open buffet breakfast at your hotel08.30 am Depart for Fully Guided Troy Tour Visiting; The Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, The 3700 year old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C., The Bouleuterion (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Current excavations, Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.11.45 Return from Troy Tour12.00 Ferry from Canakkale to Eceabat and free time.18.00 Depart for Istanbul from Eceabat, 23.00 Arrive in Istanbul and drop back to your hotel

$457.90 Tours & Sightseeing

Gallipoli Battlefields Tour from Canakkale Port with Private Guide

When you arrive to the port of Canakkale, your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, in which you can relax as your private shore excursion.Depart from port of Kepez/Canakkale and drive to Gallipoli. The battlefields of Gallipoli are situated about 15 km from Canakkale. This tour will give you the chance to explore one of the most drastic lands of war where many nations have lost their lives. You will be transferred by coach to a local ferry, which functions between two continents, from the Asian to the European side via the famous strait Dardanelles.Gallipoli National Park has a great significance in the world of military history being the soil on which the battles of the Gallipoli Campaign took place, which contains Turkish and Allied monuments, cemeteries and museums surrounded by forests. You will visit several monuments and will explore the battlefield that witnessed the lost of many lives from both sides. In the Gallipoli National Park, you will also see the Memorials of many soldiers of different nationalities. You will see the Military Monument in the National Park which is dedicated to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives. Here, you will also visit the important site, the Anzac Cove. Gallipoli war has changed the destiny of Modern Republic of Turkey today and the lost lives of all nations are kept in the minds and the hearts of the whole Turkish nation.After visiting the battlefields, you will visit Kabatepe Hill National Park and see the findings from the same period. The tour will continue with ferry to return to Canakkale. A photo stop will be made at the “Trojan Horse” in the city center. After all the visits, you will turn back to port of Kepez/Canakkale.

$457.90 Shore Excursions

Private Troy Tour from Canakkale Port with Private Guide

When you arrive to the port of Canakkale, your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, in which you can relax as your private shore excursion.Depart from port of Kepez/Canakkale and 30 minutes drive. The tour will start at Hisarlik Hill. Learn about the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse, which was recently renovated and Helen of Troy, as well as the history and discoveries of the archeological excavations initiated by the famous archeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1870’s. In Troy, nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C. The most important highlight of the site is the Trojan Horse and the most important character you will learn about is the Helen of Troy. You will also have plenty of information on the Trojan Wars most importantly the battle between Archilles and Paris, as well as the sacrificial Altars and the 3700 years old city walls. Houses of Troy I, (3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.) The Bouleterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Famous Trojan Horse and Legendary Troy are some of the sites that you will explore. All information about Troy today basically derives from a book called “Illiada” written by Homer around the 6th century BC. In your visit to Troy, you will have the chance to learn all about the most exciting legends of mythology. The tour will continue with a short drive to the Archeological Museum where you will have the chance to see the founding of Troy displayed in accordance with their period and extended history of the region. The tour will end with a drive back to the vessel during which you will have the opportunity to take scenic photos of the stunning panorama. After all the visits, you will turn back to port of Kepez/Canakkale

$43.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Gallipoli ANZAC Battlefields Tour from Canakkale

At 11.30am you will collected from your hotel in Canakkale. At 11.45 The tour departs and proceeds by Kilitbahir Car Ferry across the Dardanelles. Before proceeding to the battlefields, lunch is provided at the Maydos Restaurant & Bar. After lunch the tour travels by air-conditioned tour bus to the battlefield area to visit; Brighton Beach, the intended landing place where you can swim, 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 is buried in this cemetery). Continue on to Ari Burnu Cemetery on the northern tip of ANZAC Cove, here you will find the Lone Pine Australian Memorial that is on the site of the attack and capture of Turkish trenches by the Australians. View Johnston's Jolly Allied Turkish trenches and tunnels, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial, The Nek site depicted in 'Gallipoli' movie and finally Chunuk Bair New Zealand. You will be returned to your hotel.

$76.78 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dawn Service ANZAC Tour from Canakkale

DAY 1 April 24, 2016Your tour begins when you meet your guide at the Anzac House Youth Hostel in Canakkale. You will take a ferry across the Dardanelles and arrive in Eceabat around 9:30pm. You'll then depart for ANZAC dawn service site. A booklet which includes information about attending the commemorations, visitor movements and amenities at the commemorative sites as well as ceremonial protocols will be offered.You will spend the night at the commemoration site, please make sure you're prepared for all weather conditions, such as rain and cold. During the day on April 25th, conditions can become very hot. You should ensure that you have sun protection and water.DAY 2 April 25, 2016 The Spirit of Place will begin at 5am and last approximately 30 minutes. The dawn service will follow that and last around an hour. At 11am the Lone Pine Australian Memorial Service begins, lasting almost an hour. Finally, the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial Service runs from 1:45pm to 2:45pmAfter the services, a late lunch will be provided in Eceabat before returning to Canakkale.

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