Istanbul Gallipoli Troy Tour Turkey 5 Days
Day 1-Welcome to Istanbul
Reception with name in the airport according to your time of arrival and private transfer your selected hotel. Depending on your schedule, we can additionally arrange a dinner cruise on the Bosphorus to relieve tiredness of your journey and take a glance at the city before you have a deep sleep before midnight. Have some rest by now, tomorrow will be long day in the old city of Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2-Walking Old City Tour of Istanbul
Savour your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to be in mood of discovering the marvels of Istanbul with its thousands year of history and unique monuments with the narrations of your local guide. Before you depart from your hotel, please empty your room and leave the luggages to your hotel reception.
We will cover a decent amount of distance today so please be advised to wear comfortable shoes with you. First head out to paramount Hippodrome Square which is surrounded by many important monuments such as Sultanahmet Mosque also known as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum. Lunch will be offered in a local restaurant and proceed to Topkapi Palace and finalising our long day with an meander in the labyrinth streets of 500 years old Grand Bazaar with its almost 3000 boutique stores. Make our way back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3- Tour of Gallipoli Battlefields
Early breakfast at the hotel and early pickup from your hotel. We will travel 5,5 hour one way to Gallipoli( Present Eceabat – Gelibolu Peninsula). Arrival and lunch before we start to explore the battlefields and graveyards with the assistance of our local guide. We will visit numerous important areas where the World War took place on 1915 between Ottomans and Allied powers to gain the control of Dardanelles. At the end of the tour, we return back to Eceabat and half an hour ferry ride to Canakkale. Overnight in Canakkale
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4- Tour of Troy- Drive to Istanbul
Breakfast at the hotel and pickup at time indicated. We will drive half an hour to legendary Troy ancient city. The town of Troy is known by Homer’s Iliad and almost old settlements are scattered in wide area dates back 4,000 years of archaeological evidence that was only discovered within last century. After our visit, drive back to centre of Canakkale and a half an hour ferry ride to European side of this city to Eceabat. Lunch in a local restaurant before we set off to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5-Free Day in Istanbul-Optional Day Trips
Following your breakfast at the hotel, you can either participate one of our day trips in Istanbul or out of Istanbul such as Bursa Tour, Cappadocia Tour or maybe a short thermal getaway to Pamukkale. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 6-Free Day and Transfer to Airport
Transfer to airport 3 hours before your international flight. End of our services.
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