Istanbul City Packages
Istanbul, Gallipoli & Troy - 5 Days
Tour Details
Tour Code: Season 2012 - All rates in EURO
Visiting: Istanbul, Gallapoli & Troy • Single Person: Ask for a price
• Duration: 5 days - 4 nights • Per person on Double: Ask for a price
• Departures: Everyday all year-round • Per person on Triple: Ask for a price

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL &

DAY 1- Upon your arrival at Istanbul airport, you will be met by your name sign and transfer you to your hotel. Time at leisure, stay overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 2 - BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR

08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Old City. In this tour you will be able to see:
HAGIA SOPHIA: Byzantium largest cathedral, converted to mosque 1453 by the Ottoman Empire and today open as a museum to see both religion remains.
BLUE MOSQUE: This mosque complex, containing Istanbul's only mosque with six minarets was built by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga for Sultan Ahmed 1st. early 17th century.
HIPPODROME: Center of sport activities and political events of the Eastern Roman Empire.
GRAND BAZAAR: Famous shopping center worldwide. Shopping possibilities for carpet, jewellery, leather etc
TOPKAPI PALACE: Built between 1475 and 1478 by Mehmet II, Fatih, the conqueror of Istanbul, served as the residence of the sultan and administrative seat of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years.
SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE: Built by famous architect Sinan at 1557 for Sultan Suleyman, known as Suleyman The Magnificent. His Tomb is located in the courtyard.
17:00 After the tour, you will be transfered back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (Included meals: Breakfast & Lunch)

DAY 3 - GALLIPOLI TOUR

06:30 Departure early in the morning from Istanbul. We drive to, where you will get information about the naval battle that took place in the Dardanelles prior to the army landings. Later on, we continue to the Kabatepe War Museum, which contains relics from the battle including original diary extracts and letters. Lunch at Eceabat. We then visit Brighton Beach, the intended landing place and the Anzac Cove where dawn service is held on each Anzac Day. Also you will visit the Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly and Chunk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After visiting the Kilitbahir fortress, which was built in 1453 by Mehmet II, the Conqueror (to honor his successful siege of Constantinople). At the end of the day, we will cross the dardanelles. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Canakkale. (Included meals: Lunch)

DAY 4 - TROY TOUR

After breakfast, we drive to the ruins of Troy. Our guide will reveal stories of the famed battle between Achilles and Hector, and reveal the fable behind the Trojan horse. After our morning Troy tour, After the tour that we will depart from Canakkale, drive back to Istanbul, After arrival we will transfer you back to your hotel, Overnight stay in Istanbul. (Included meals: Breakfast)

DAY 5 - DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL

After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport regarding your flight details. End of tour and services. (If you would like, you can extend your trip by adding extra nights in Istanbul, please advise. (Included meals: Breakfast)



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