This 2 days tour starts in Istanbul and ends in Kuşadasi or Selçuk
Day 1: Our tour begins in Istanbul and ends at your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi. The tour starts with the pick-up from your hotel in the Sultanahmet or Taksim area of Istanbul between 06:30-07:00. We continue driving to Gallipoli and lunch at 12:30 in Eceabat. After lunch we begin our fully-guided tour of the following areas: Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemoration Site, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish & Allied trenches & tunnels), 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial, The Nek; and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. At 18:30 you will be delivered to your hostel in Canakkale (the rate of 194 Euros per person is for the hostel arrangement with shared facilities. Upgrades to 3, 4 and 5 star hotels are also available; please see the rates below or email us for more information). At 20:00 that evening you will be shown a documentary about the Gallipoli area battles during The Great War, followed by the movie “Gallipoli”, starring Mel Gibson.
Day 2: after complimentary breakfast at your hostel/hotel, we will collect you at 08:30 and continue on the fully-guided tour of Troy including: The Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, The Trojan Wars, The battle between Achilles & Paris, Sacrificial Altars, The 3700 year old city walls, Houses of Troy I, The Bouleterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Current excavations in progress; and Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX. Lunch is at 11:45 followed by the departure for Pergamon. Pergamon was once the ancient world’s major power and center of learning and the arts. We will visit The Acropolis with a library that once held 200,000 books, Temples of Athena and Trojan, Alter of Zeus- now at Berlin Museum, the Gymnasium situated on terraces and the lower Agora. At 19:30 we will depart for Selcuk and Kusadasi for complimentary drop-off at your hotel in these areas.
|Including: Licensed English speaking guide, Deluxe transportation with A/C vehicles, Lunch, Entrance fees, All taxes|
|Excluding: Beverages at lunch, Tips, Personel expenses|