Dawn Departure: Istanbul to Gallipoli

Explore Gallipoli's Historic Battles

Embark on an Unforgettable Adventure at First Light.

Heroes of Gallipoli: Sacrifice & Valor

Uncover Troy's Ancient Myths

Troy's Legends: Beyond the Wooden Horse

Journey Back in Time: Gallipoli & Troy

You will experience an unforgettable journey through time with our Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour, exploring two of Turkey's most iconic and historically significant sites. We will depart from Istanbul in the early hours of the morning and start the historical excursion that promises a day filled with discovery, adventure, and cultural enlightenment.

Early Morning Departure from Istanbul

Your day begins with a private car picking you up from your hotel in Istanbul at approximately 5:00 am, ensuring an early start to make the most of your time exploring Gallipoli and Troy. As the sun rises over the city, you will embark on a scenic drive through the Turkish countryside, passing through picturesque landscapes and charming villages of Tekirdağ and Çanakkale along the way.

Gallipoli: Heroic Confrontation and Epic Sacrifice

Once you arrive at the Gallipoli Peninsula, you will be greeted by your private tour guide and by the solemn beauty of this historic battleground, where the Allied forces and Turkish forces clashed during World War I. Led by your knowledgeable and licensed tour guide, you will embark on a journey through the sentimental landmarks and memorials that pay tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of the soldiers who fought here.

You will explore the poignant memorials such as ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair, and the Nek, each offering insight into the terrifying events that took place during the Gallipoli Campaign of the British Empire. Listen as your guide shares captivating stories and anecdotes about the battles that took place here, listen the heroic tales of brave soldiers that painted the shores red with their blood that will ultimately give you goose bumps. You will get a deeper understanding of the significance of this holy ground.

Troy: Discover the Legends of Ancient Mythology

After paying homage to the heroes of Gallipoli, your journey continues to the ancient city of Troy, immortalized in Homer's epic tale, the Iliad. Step back in time as you wander through the ruins of this legendary city, where archaeologists have unearthed layers of history spanning over 4,000 years.

Discover the remains of ancient walls, temples, and houses as your guide brings the myths and legends of Troy to life. Marvel at the reconstructed wooden horse, a symbol of the city's iconic role in the Trojan War, and imagine the legendary battles that once raged within these ancient walls.

Return to Istanbul

As the sun goes down, you will be transferred back to Istanbul with your private car and driver, where you will be dropped off at your hotel late in the evening, bringing an end to your unforgettable Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour. On the way back, you will have a great collection of pictures and videos reflecting on the rich tapestry of history and culture you have experienced. You will cherish the memories of this immersive journey for years to come.

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  • We kindly request our guests to be ready 5 minutes before the agreed departure time.
  • %20 discount for children between the ages 3-6, free for the ages between 0-2. Age should be proven by ID or passport if asked by guide or company.
  • Smoking is forbidden inside the shuttle bus.
  • Tour fees include transportation, guidance, entrance fees and meals.
  • Luxury Istanbul Tours is not responsible for any loss or larceny of personal belongings during the tour.
  • Please be on time at the meeting points during the tour period given by the tour guide.
  • Tours will proceed without waiting the delayers.
  • No refund if you quit the tour any time for any reason.
  • Hat and sunglasses on summer days, umbrella on rainy days and warm clothing on winter days are advised.

Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour

Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour
Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour
Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour

Full Day Private Gallipoli-Troy City Tour

Group Size
Regular price €800,00
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FAQs

Istanbul's Old City is historically significant as the epicenter of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, home to centuries of rich history and diverse cultures, evident in its architecture and heritage sites.

The OldCity Highlights tour includes visits to Istanbul's most iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome, and Topkapı Palace, among others.

Our expert tour guides offer commentary in English and Russian languages, providing an informative experience through Istanbul's Old City.

Practical Information and Added Value

Gain practical tips for dressing appropriately, considering the weather, and what to bring. Enjoy added value like personalized attention and expert bargaining tips during shopping.

All museum fees that are on the itinerary list are included in the tour program.

As a regular tour, OldCity Highlights typically has a set start time. Please check our schedule for the exact timing.

The OldCity Highlights tour includes a break for lunch at a local restaurant, offering a taste of traditional Turkish cuisine. Plus, the cost of the meal is included in the tour price.

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