You will have a chance to join unique tour program from Istanbul for 2 days. Explore the Gallipoli, Troy, Assos and cultural village. Drive to Gallipoli early in the morning and visit Gallipoli Anzac part and stay overnight at hotel. Next day we will visit the Troy and Assos Ancient cities and return back to Istanbul. Your package includes one-night hotel and all mentioned Gallipoli, Troy, Assos and traditional village tours.
Day 1: Istanbul – Gallipoli
06:30 am – Pick up right from your hotel in Istanbul and drive to the World War I Battlefields of Gallipoli.
We will stop on the way for breakfast (not included) break and continue to Eceabat.
11:45 Arrive at lunch stop in Eceabat. After the lunch, we continue to Gallipoli Anzac Cove.
12:45 Fully guided Gallipoli Tour
Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave)
Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place)
View Shrapnel Valley
Johnston’s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches)
Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial)
The Nek and Walker’s Ridge
Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial)
17:30 Gallipoli Tour ends
After the tour, ferry crossing from Eceabat to Canakkale over the famous Dardanelle waters. Check into hotel and Overnight.
Day 2: Troy – Assos & Local Village Tour – Istanbul
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel. Pick up from the hotel and drive to Troy Ancient City.
Troy Tour: the historic home of the Trojan wars at Troy with a local, English-speaking guide.
Here you will see the remains of 9 city levels destroyed over time by different forms of destruction both human and natural. You will hear the stories of the myth and the history behind the excavations.
Assos Tour: A traditional stone house village set upon a mountainside with a beautiful harbor down the bottom, overlooking the island of Lesvos. Here we will tour the Temple of Athena on the highest point of the mountain and have Turkish tea at a local Çay (tea) House which has an extraordinary set of coffee tables to sit at.
Drive to Village: Here you will wander the traditional village seeing sights such as the old wheat crushing wheel and the thatched summer houses for the sheep. We will walk on the streets of the village and you will have the chance to see local life in the village.
At the end of the tours, drive back to Istanbul and transfer to your hotels. It will be the end of the 2 days Gallipoli Troy & Assos Package tour.