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5 Days - Istanbul&Gallipoli Combined Package

Details

Tour Code:
TAT-0015
Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Departure Point:
Centrally located Istanbul hotels
We recommend you to arrive to the town minimum a day before the tour for this early departure
Ending Point:
Returns to original departure point
Duration:
5 Days / 4 Night
Service Basis:
Sit in Coach (Shared)
 
Available Language(s): 
• Tour guide throughout the tour
• English 
Included Services:
• 1 night accommodation in Canakkale
• 3 nights accommodation in Istanbul
• Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
• Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary
• Complimentary hotel pick up service
• Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle 
Excluded Services:
• Beverage with meals
• Tips for the guides & drivers (Optional)
 
Good to know:
•Please wear comfortable clothes, hat and shoes
•There will be roughly 2mile walking during the tour
•Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, will be replaced with Underground Cistern
•Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
•Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Friday prayer we wıll just visit from the garden.
 
Hotels Info:
Istanbul
Bekdas Hotel (3*) 
•Avicenna Hotel (4*) 
•Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel (5*)
Canakkale
•Anzac Hotel (3*) 
•Buyuk Truva Hotel (4*) 
•Parion Hotel (5*) 
 
Additional Info:
•Contact our dedicated Custom Team for tailor-making your tour with special private service rates even for small groups of 4 people with special rates.
•Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
•If you cannot find the service you need, please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
 

Itinerary

Highlights:
- A customized 5 days package tour start/end in Istanbul
- See Gallipoli Battlefields Tour which explores all the major battlefields of the ANZAC sector 
- See ancient Troy of Helen and Paris fame and scene of Homer's 'The Iliad', the battle of Troy 
- Visit the Naval Museum and the minelayer
- See the temple of Athena and Ruins of Athena
- Visit; UNESCO Sites of Istanbul such s Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace
- Enjoy shopping in Grand Bazaar which is one of the oldest covered in the world
- Enjoy cruising on Bosphorus and see See the historical mansions from the Ottoman period
- Experience shopping in local bazaars, tasty delicious food from Turkish cuisine
- Skip-The-Line Tickets, 4* accommodation provided
Overview:
Explore Gallipoli, the place where there was the most dramatic war in history, The land of tragic death and epic birth. On the one hand, the tombs of thousands of Johnnies and Mehmets. Visit Anzac Battlefields and Naval Museum, Visit Troy; stroll through the site where many worldwide used terms like the Trojan War, Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, Prince Paris comes from, Battle between Achilles and Hector. Istanbul; Where Asia Meets Europe and was capital of 3 different empires, Visit historical monuments such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace. Walk on the Hippodrome of Constantinople and see the German Fountain. Experience shopping in 'Grand Bazaar which one of the biggest historical covered bazaar. Learn history about first world war, Byzantines, Ottmans and modern Turks.
Day 1 Arrival Istanbul
Upon arrival at Istanbul / SAW Airport greetd by your driver and transferred to your hotel. Check in. Rest of the day is yours to explore city. Overnight in Istanbul.
(No Meal)
Day 2 City Highlights Tour
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; Meaning Divine Wisdom, Hagia Sophia was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. Todays Hagia Sophia was built by the Emperor Justinian in 537AD. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. It was used as a church for 916 years and as a mosque for 481 years, In 1934, by the order of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, it was converted into a museum and has since been open to the visitors.
Next; Topkapi Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the ottoman empire. It housed the Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years until the Dolmabahçe palace was built. In 1924 it was converted into a museum. Today it is famous with harem, royal treasury, and holy relics sections Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held. Located in the heart of Sultanahmet surrounded by Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace, today it is home to The Egyptian Obelisk (Dikilitaş), The Serpentine Column(Burma sütun), The Constantine Column and German Fountain. Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, it is located opposite the Hagia Sophia. Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Although it is officially named Sultanahmet Mosque, the (nıck) name Blue Mosque was given to it by the visitors because of the amazing blue tiles decorating the interior walls. Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops, it is one of the greatest bazaars in the world. It was built between 1455-1461 by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror. Today, shops selling the same kind of merchandise tend to be congregated in their own streets or inns as it was the original Ottoman system. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 3 Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
According your pick up time check out, meet your guide and drives on a comfortable road system for approximately 4 hours. Today visit ANZAC Battlefields visiting Brighton Beach, ANZAC Cove, Beach Cemetery, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Turkish and allied tunnels and trenches at Johnston’s Jolly, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After tour transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 4 Troy Tour
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and start your full-day tour and visit Naval Museum and the minelayer, Nusret in the morning. After lunch proceed for Troya Archeological Site where we see the UNESCO recognized ruins of the Ancient kingdom of Troy. We stroll through the site where many worldwide used terms like the Trojan War, Trojan Horse, Helen of Troy, Prince Paris comes from, Battle between Archilles and Hector, Walls of Troy II and Megaron House, The Ramp of Troy II, Roman bath, Odeon, The Temple of Athena and Ruins of Athena. After tour drive you to Istanbul and drop you back to departure point. Overnight in Istanbul.
(Breakfast – Lunch)
Day 5 Departure Day
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, according your flight departure time drives to Istanbul Airport. End of our service.
(Breakfast)
 

Conditions

•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
•Its highly recommended to make a travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 7 day(s) prior to first service date