2-Day Pergamon, Troy, and Gallipoli Tour from Kuşadasi to Istanbul

Begin in Kuşadasi, a coastal gem, and venture to Pergamon, an ancient city renowned for its monumental structures and rich cultural heritage. Explore the legendary city of Troy, steeped in myth and archaeology, before honoring the fallen heroes at Gallipoli, where pivotal World War I battles took place.

Duration: 2 Days
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Starting Place: 10:00
Ending Place: 22:00
Transportation: Bus
Ancient City of Pergamon, Ancient City of Troy, Gallipoli

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Kuşadasi/Selçuk to Pergamon & Overnight in Canakkale

10:30 – Depart from Kuşadasi or Selçuk for the day trip to the Ancient City of Pergamon. You will meet with your tour guide and group and then the journey to Pergamon will start. The drive will take about 2 hours.
Once you arrive in Pergamon, we will take you to a traditional restaurant to have lunch. You will have lunch and the tour of Pergamon Ancient City will start. Pergamon, also known as Pergamum, was an ancient Greek and Roman city located in modern-day Turkey. It was situated in the historic region of Mysia in western Anatolia, near the modern town of Bergama.
The sights inside Pergamum;

  • Acropolis; The fortified citadel of Pergamon, situated on a hill overlooking the city. It housed various temples, palaces, and other important structures.
  • Altar of Zeus; A grand structure dedicated to Zeus, constructed during the reign of King Eumenes II.
  • Library of Pergamon; One of the most renowned libraries of the ancient world, second only to the Library of Alexandria.
  • Asclepion: The Asclepion at Pergamon was famous for its holistic approach to medicine and its therapeutic baths.
  • Theater; Pergamon boasted a large theater with seating for thousands of spectators.
  • Great Altar: Apart from the Altar of Zeus, Pergamon also had a Great Altar dedicated to the gods Athena and Zeus.

The tour will end after 17:00 and then we will start to drive to Canakkale.
Around 21:30 – Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.

Day 2 - Troy - Gallipoli Visiting & Drive to Istanbul

08:30 – After a delicious breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel, your tour guide will come to your hotel to pick you up for your tours. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Trojan Horse which is the first stop of today. The Trojan Horse in Çanakkale is a full-scale replica of the mythical horse used by the Greeks to infiltrate the city of Troy. It is a symbol of the legendary wooden horse used during the Trojan War, as described in Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad.
After visiting, we will start to explore Troy Ancient including the impressive city walls, the Megaron House, the Odeon (small theater), and the Bouleuterion (council house). Troy was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 due to its cultural significance and contribution to world history.

Around 10:30 – Depart to have lunch and lunch at a local restaurant in Eceabat. After having lunch, we will continue for the Gallipoli Tour which is another significant attraction of this package.
The sights where we will visit as the parts of Gallipoli;

  • Brighton Beach
  • Beach Cemetery
  • ANZAC Cove
  • Ariburnu Cemetery
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site
  • Respect to the Mehmetcik Statue
  • Lone Pine Australian Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels)
  • Turkish 57th Infantry Regiment Cemetery
  • The Nek
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

The tour will end around 5 pm. Depart from Gallipoli and begin the journey to Istanbul. The drive from Gallipoli to Istanbul takes approximately 4 to 5 hours, depending on traffic. Once we arrive in Istanbul, we will transfer you to your hotel in the center.

INCLUSIONS

  • All transportation in a 'no-smoking' vehicle
  • Lunches in Eceabat and Bergama
  • One night accommodation in Canakkale with breakfast
  • Fully Guided Troy tour and Pergamon Tour and Gallipoli Tour with a professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to Troy & Acropolis Ancient Sites
  • Road expenses & all taxes & Ferry fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at the lunches
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotels are not central
  • Optional tours and sights

HOTELS

Hotel in Canakkale

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Anzac Hotel info tripadvisor
Grand Anzac Hotel info tripadvisor
Crowded House Hotel info tripadvisor

The price of the tour covers hotel accommodations as mentioned above or similar quality hotels.

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel accommodation according to your request at an additional cost.

Option 2: If you would like to book your hotel, we can cut mentioned hotel price out. And, we can quote a new tour package price without the hotel.

You can book the tour directly online if the mentioned hotels are suitable for you. If not, please make a request.

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REMARKS

  1. You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pick-up point 15 minutes before the pre-advised pick-up time.
  2. Comfortable footwear and appropriate clothing are essential for this comprehensive tour package.
  3. Our shuttle to Istanbul will transfer you to the central hotels which are the hotels in the Sultanahmet, Beşiktaş and Beyoğlu areas.

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