4 Days Gallipoli Troy Assos and Canakkale Tour
We present you our tour called 4 Days Gallipoli Troy Assos and Canakkale Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from İstanbul.
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Tour Style: Small Group Tour.
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: Kabatepe Epic Promotion Centre, Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Ari Burnu, Lone Pine Cemetery, Turkish Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, Shrapnel Valley, The Nek, Walker’s Ridge, Chunuk Bair. Ancient City of Troy, The Wooden Horse, Dardanelles,Çanakkale and Odysseusi,Assos
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE THIS TOUR?
Gallipoli is the one of the important places where the fate of the Ottoman Empire was determined during World War I. There are monuments and tombs in the national park, which was built in memory of the soldiers who lost their lives in the land and air wars of the Dardanelles War in Gallipoli.
The Gallipoli War Museum, which contains many important items (bullets, shrapnel fragments, etc.) related to the Battle of Canakkale, is a place that should be visited especially in order to summarize this war, to understand it and to see the conditions of the period. Even for the reasons written above, you should definitely visit Gallipoli.
The Ancient City of Troy is within the borders of Çanakkale district in Turkey. The Trojan war, described by Homer in the famous epic of the Iliad(Achilles, Hector, Ajax, Agamemnon, Paris), takes place here. In addition, the ancient city of Troy bears the traces of the story of 5000 years of human history.
This important historical city was captured by the Persians, Alexander the Great, Seleucids, Pergamon Kingdom and the Romans. The ancient city of Troy has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1998. Mount Ida, Dardanel, Hellespont. These places mentioned in the Trojan Wars are located in Canakkale.
DAY1: Gallipoli and Wooden Horse Tour
You will be picked up from the hotel or pick-up point at 06:00 am with shuttle which is a comfortable AC nonsmoking Luxurious Car/Van. The bus will have two stops for breaks while en route for personal needs.We will arrive at Gallipoli at about 11 am. Our tour will start from Gallipoli Battle-Fields. You will be able to see Kabatepe Epic Promotion Centre (War Museum).
Afterwards,We will visit the cemetery of John Simpson, one of the symbols of the Dardanelles War among the Australians. Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave) and also we will visit Anzac Cove(The name of the bay that the Anzacs landed during the Dardanelles War was called Anzac Cove. This bay became the main base of the Anzacs during the war.)
Other historical places we will visit during our tour:
- Arı Burnu
- Lone Pine Cemetery
- Turkish Memorial
- Johnston’s Jolly
- Shrapnel Valley
- The Nek
- Walker’s Ridge
- Chunuk Bair
Afterwards we will pass to anatolian side of Turkey and we will visit Wooden Horse. The Trojan horse is a wooden horse model that Odysseus had built to overcome the walls of Troy and sneak into the city.
We end the tour for the first day and we drive you to the hotel in Canakkale.
DAY2: Troy and Assos Tour
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and our Our Tour begins.First we will visit Our tour will start from the Ancient City of Troy. You will be able to see Troy Museum, Trojan Horse, Pitos Garden, Eastern Wall and Small Theater (Odeion) etc.Afterwards we will pass Assos.You will be able to see Necropolis, Temple of Athena, Amphitheatre and Agora
End of the tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Çanakkale. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY3: Free day in Canakkale
On the Third Day We will let you free.There are options(Diving etc) in the center of Çanakkale. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY4: Canakkale City Tour
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and our Çanakkale Tour begins. We start our tour with Aynalı Çarşı, one of the most important touristic places of Çanakkale. There is an inscription above the front door entrance of the bazaar, which was built by Eliyau Hallio, one of the prominent figures of the Jewish community, in 1890. Afterwards, we continue our way to Çanakkale Archeology Museum.
In this museum, 12 thousand 747 archaeological artifacts, 15 thousand 237 coins and 2 thousand 714 ethnographic artifacts are under protection Our next stop is the Çanakkale Naval Museum. Çanakkale Naval Museum is located right at the entrance of Çimenlik Castle in the city center In this museum, artifacts and historical items found around and inside Çimenlik Castle are exhibited.
These include historical cannons, mines, submarines, ships, paintings and photographs.We end the tour about 4pm.
When our tour called 4 Days Gallipoli Troy Assos and Canakkale Tour completed, we will drive back to Istanbul and drop you off your hotel.
- Tours are maximum with 12 people
- If you wish, you can extend the Turkey Package Tour for 1 or 2 days.We can also arrange the Turkey Package Tour as a private tour upon your request.
- Please make a note that there will be a short shopping break during the tour where you will have the chance to see and buy some handmade traditional souvenirs, carpets and seramic to take back home according to the tour destinations mentioned.(For our group tours.)You can enjoy your tour hassle free with no shopping stops in private tours.
We will offer you suitable hotels among our contracted hotels.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- 3 days accomadation in Canakkale
- Shuttle and Bus transfers(air-conditioned vehicle)
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- 4 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request).
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver