Daily Gallipoli and Troy Private Tour

Daily Gallipoli and Troy Private Tour From Istanbul

Daily Gallipoli and Troy Private Tour From Istanbul

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure? Join our daily Gallipoli and Troy private tour from Istanbul and immerse yourself in the rich history of these ancient sites. Departing from Istanbul, our experienced guides will take you on a journey back in time as we explore the battlefields of Gallipoli and the ancient ruins of Troy.

As we arrive at the Gallipoli Peninsula, you will be transported to the historic events that took place during World War I. Our knowledgeable guide will share captivating stories and anecdotes, bringing to life the bravery and sacrifices made by the soldiers who fought here.

Next, we continue our journey to the legendary city of Troy. As we walk through the ancient ruins, you will feel a sense of awe and wonder at the remnants of this once-great civilization. Our expert guide will unravel the myths and legends surrounding Troy, including the famous Trojan War and the legendary wooden horse.

TOUR OVERVIEW (PRIVATE TOUR)

  • Picked up from the hotel or designated pick-up point at 06 am with shuttle and drive to Gallipoli
  • Arrive Gallipoli Peninsula around 10 am

GALLIPOLI PENINSULA

  • Kabatepe Epic Promotion Centre
  • Beach Cemetery
  • Anzac Cove
  • Ari Burnu
  • The Nek and Walker's Ridge
  • Lone Pine Cemetery
  • Turkish Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly
  • Shrapnel Valley
  • Chunuk Bair
  • Drive Ancient city of Troy

TROY ANCIENT CITY

  • Temple of Athena
  • Wooden Horse
  • The iconic Trojan Horse
  • Troy Museum
  • The Pitos Garden
  • The Eastern Wall
  • The Small Theatre (Odeion)
  • Drive to Çanakkale city center and see the wooden horse of Warner Bros
  • Take a walk on the Dardenallas Street

END OF THE TOUR

  • End of the Tour  drive back to Istanbul
  • Drop you off to your Hotel
POINT OF VIEW

The Significance of Gallipoli in History

Gallipoli is a name that resonates with profound historical significance. The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Battle of Gallipoli, was a major military operation during World War I, where Allied forces, including troops from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and France, attempted to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula from the Ottoman Empire. This fierce and grueling battle, which took place from 1915 to 1916, resulted in heavy casualties on both sides and ultimately ended in the withdrawal of the Allied forces. The legacy of Gallipoli has since become a symbol of courage, sacrifice, and the enduring human spirit in the face of adversity.

Must-Visit Landmarks in Gallipoli

Gallipoli is home to a wealth of historic landmarks that bear witness to the events of the Gallipoli Campaign. Visitors can explore the Kabatepe Museum, which houses a comprehensive collection of artifacts and exhibits related to the battle. The Anzac Cove, a small beach where the Allied forces first landed, is a poignant and somber site that has become a symbol of the campaign. The Lone Pine Cemetery and Memorial, the Nek, and Walker's Ridge are just a few of the other must-visit landmarks that offer a profound and moving connection to the past.

The Historical Background of Troy

Across the Dardanelles Strait, the ancient city of Troy stands as a testament to the enduring power of myth and legend. Immortalized in Homer's epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, Troy has captivated the minds of people for centuries. The city's history is shrouded in a veil of mystery, with ongoing debates and archaeological excavations shedding light on its past. From the legendary Trojan War to the discovery of the ancient ruins, Troy's story has become woven into the fabric of Western civilization.

Exploring the Ancient Ruins of Troy

The archaeological site of Troy, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers visitors a unique opportunity to step back in time and immerse themselves in the remnants of this ancient civilization. Excavations have revealed multiple layers of settlements, each with its own distinct architectural and cultural features. Visitors can explore the impressive fortifications, the remains of ancient temples, and the legendary Trojan Horse, all while marveling at the ingenuity and resilience of the people who once called this place home.

Gallipoli and Troy: A Journey Through Time

Exploring Gallipoli and Troy is akin to embarking on a journey through the annals of history. The two destinations, while distinct in their historical narratives, are inextricably linked by the enduring legacy of the Trojan War and the profound impact of the Gallipoli Campaign. Visitors who venture to these sites can immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of the past, gaining a deeper understanding of the pivotal events that have shaped the region and the world.

Duration:

Daily

Departing:

Istanbul

Time:

Everyday

Pickup Point:

Istanbul

Highlights:

Gallipoli and Troy

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The Gallipoli campaign is a legendary chapter in history, brimming with heroism and sacrifice! At the heart of this epic saga was the 57th Regiment, led by the indomitable Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Their bravery and resilience turned the tides of battle, showcasing unparalleled courage. Under Atatürk's command, the 57th Regiment became a symbol of national pride, standing firm against overwhelming odds. The Gallipoli campaign not only shaped the future of Turkey but also immortalized Mustafa Kemal Atatürk as a national hero. Their legacy lives on, inspiring generations with tales of their incredible valor and determination!

According to Homer's epic poem, the Iliad, Troy was once a flourishing city-state located in modern-day Turkey. It was at the center of the Trojan War, a legendary conflict between the Greek and Trojan forces that lasted for ten years. However, for many years, Troy's existence was dismissed as nothing more than a myth.

  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before the start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last-minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.
  • Pick-up from Pick up From Istanbul Hotels
  • Transportation by a comfortable AC nonsmoking Luxurious Car/Van
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Entry fees to the sites and museums mentioned in the itineary.
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Drinks
  • On personal expenses
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Lunch
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