Troy And Gallipoli Tour From Canakkale

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Overview

This is a great tour for those who have limited time in Canakkale and want to see the ancient city of Troy and Gallipoli ANZAC Battlefields in one day.This tour will explore the Gallipoli and Troy region in one day with pick up from one of Canakkale's hotels. In Troy, you will spend the morning visiting the ancient city until it is time to visit ANZAC battlefields including ANZAC cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly and Chunuk-Bair New Zealand Memorial. The tour returns to Canakkale in the afternoon.

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Family friendly
  • Led by a local guide

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At about 8:30am you will be picked up from the designated Canakkale hotel. Next, proceed to the ancient city of Troy in an air-conditioned coach.The guide will explain the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse, and Helen of Troy. They will also explain the history and discoveries of the archaeological diggings from its discovery by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870's to the present day and on going. Nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C.

You'll also see and hear about:
Sacrificial Altars.
The 3700 year old city walls.
Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C.
The battle between Achilles and Paris.
Current excavations in progress.
Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.

By 11:30am you will return to Canakkale then take the Kilitbahir Car Ferry across the Dardanelles. Before proceeding to the battlefields, lunch is provided at a restaurant. After lunch, the tour travels to the battlefield area and visits several areas including:

Brighton Beach
Beach Cemetery
Ari Burnu Cemetery
Lone Pine Australian Memorial
Johnston's Jolly
57th Regiment Turkish Memorial
The Nek site of the famous Light Horse charge depicted in the 'Gallipoli' movie.
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

At approximately 6:30pm, you will return to Canakkale

Inclusions for Troy And Gallipoli Tour From Canakkale

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip ferry
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions for Troy And Gallipoli Tour From Canakkale

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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