DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL & TRANSFER TO HOTEL
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: Orthodox master church which was converted to Mosque and now serve as museum.
BLUE MOSQUE: Blue tiled mosque for Sultan Ahmet 1st from 1616.
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.
TOPKAPI PALACE: Residence of Sultans for 400 years where has different sections.
Cafer Aga Madrasah: Turkish handcraft and art products and 17:00 After the tour, you will be transfered back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Drive from Istanbul at around 6.00- 06.30 a.m. Drive to Tekirdag city which is around 150 km from Istanbul through Gallipoli. Give open buffet breakfast. Time to wake up with turkish cultural breakfast resume to gallipoli with the information of guide and small movie about gallipoli.
Upon arrival to Eceabat we will visit Kilitbahir and peninsula. Break for lunch and resume to Kabatepe area where wars held. Anzac cove, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, .johnston’s jolly and war trenches as well as some turkish memorials.
After tour directly we drive to hotel for time in leisure and overnight in Eceabat.
After breakfast we resume to drive troy by ferry which takes around 30 minutes and you will see Canakkale city which has Trojan Horse from Brad Pitt Movie of ‘Troy’. It is best known for Trojan War described odyssey of Iliad. City called as Illium and found by German architect Schliemann.
At the entrance of Troy you will see imitation of Trojan horse that you can climb inside and take perfect pictures. Your guide will explain about the mythology of surrounding ‘Troy’.
During visit most suprising thing will be settlement of cities which is 11 floors from different terms.
And then we drive to Pergamon. Visiting;
Antique city called as Pergamum which is located in town of Bergama in Eagean side of Turkey.
In antique city pergamon you will see upper and lower acropolis, ruins from roman and middle ages.
Sanctuary of Asclepius, Serapis Temple.
After complete visit you will be transferred back to Istanbul. Transfer to hotel.
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.
P.S: Extra tour option available on 'Add options / Services' section on 'Booking Form'
- Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
- Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Istanbul including breakfast
- 1 night hotel accommodation in Eceabat hotel including breakfast
- 1 Full Day Tour of Old City Istanbul including lunch, all transportations, entrance fees and professional guidance.
- 1 Full Day Tour of Gallipoli including lunch, all transportations, entrance fees and professional guidance.
- 1 Half Day Tour of Troy including all transportations, entrance fees and professional guidance.
- All Service charges and local taxes
- Drinks on meals