2 Days Gallipoli Troy & Pergamon Tour Package From Istanbul Tour is a short escape from Istanbul to explore the battlefields of Gallipoli and the ancient cities of Troy and Pergamon.You will visit the sites with our professional local tour guides in an economical and well-organised way.
Day 1: Gallipoli Tour
Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul at 06:30 am and drive to the meeting point. We depart from Istanbul to Gallipoli Peninsula at 07:00 Am. On the way, you will have a stopover for the breakfast (not included). The driving is about 4 hours. After arrival in Gallipoli, first of all, you will have lunch.Then we start for Gallipoli Tour. On the tour, we will visit Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place), Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial), Johnston’s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches), View Shrapnel Valley, Turkish Memorial, The Nek and Walker’s Ridge, Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial).
Day 2: Troy Ancient City & Pergamon Ancient City Tour / Flight to Istanbul
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel at 08:30 Am and drive to Troy. Upon arrival, you will visit the historical sites of the Troy Ancient City. Included a visiting of trojan horse, A replica of the wooden horse that you can climb into for a photo, Excavation information centre which holds exhibits from the work underway, The fortification walls of Troy Vl with its tower and gateway entrance, Temple of Athena – the focal point of a great annual festival in honour of the goddess Athena, Schliemann’s trench – the discoverer of Troy, The entrance ramp to Troy ll. The sanctuary – an important religious center of its time, The odeon – intended for the presentation of musical performances, Current excavations in progress.
After Troy tour, we will have lunch and drive to Pergamon Ancient City in Izmir. Pergamon was one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world.It’s architects and sculptors were among the finest in the Hellenistic world. The modern town is our first destination that we will visit. The Temple of Trajan, Hellenistic Barracks, and Tower, Palaces, Library, Temple of Athena, theater, temple of Dionysus, Altar, and Zeus. Asclepion was one of the most famous shrines and therapeutic center in the ancient world. Red Church served as a temple of Serapis, an Egyptian God, used like church and known one of the Seven churches of Apocalypse of St.John. Before leaving Pergamon, we will visit local Archeological Museum.