3 Day Gallipoli Troy and Ephesus Tours From Istanbul
We collect you right from your hotel in Istanbul and drive to Gallipoli. You will have Gallipoli guided tour and stay overnight at hotel. Next day, we will drive to Troy and visit the Ancient city of Troia and Trojan Horse then bus transportation to Kusadasi via Izmir for Ephesus. Upon arrive in Kusadasi and stay overnight at hotel. Finally, We will have Ephesus and Virgin Mary House tour than fly back to Istanbul.
Istanbul to 3 Days Gallipoli Troy and Ephesus Tours
Day 1 – Istanbul to Gallipoli Tour
06.00 – 06.30 am – Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktas, Sisli, and Karakoy region
06.30 – 07:00 am – Pick up from the hotel in Sultanahmet, Beyazid, Sirkeci, Laleli, and Aksaray.
07.15 am – Pick up from the hotel in Ataturk Airport region.
08.30 am – Have a stop for breakfast
11:45 am – Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch.
12.45 am – Depart for Gallipoli Tour
Gallipoli Guided Tour
Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson)
Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
ANZAC Commemorative Site
Lone Pine Australian Memorial
Courtney’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial
Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial
Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial
Walker’s Ridge Cemetery
Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
17.30 pm – End of the Gallipoli tour
18.00 pm – Check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 – Troy Ancient City Tour – Ephesus
Breakfast and check out from the hotel.
08.30 – Pick up from the hotel and drive to Troy Ancient City and start to guided tour in Troy Ancient City.
Guided Troy Ancient City Tour
On Troy tour you will visit and hear about:
The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy
Helen of Troy
The Trojan Wars
Battle between Achilles and Hector
The Trojan Horse which is in the Ancient City
The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII
The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI)
The Temple of Athena
Walls of Troy II and Megaron House
The ramp of Troy II
Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy)
The trench of Schliemann
The Scaean Gate
Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars)
Odeon (Music theater)
The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken)
South gate of Troy VI
Ruins of Agora (Marketplace)
At the end of the tour, bus transportation to Ephesus via Izmir. Upon arrival to Ephesus. transfer to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 – Ephesus Tour – Flight to Istanbul
Breakfast and check out from the hotel.
08:30 am – Our Travel team will collect you right from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient City of Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour
You will firstly visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Our next stop will be Ephesus ancient city. You are going to visit the world famous ancient Greco- Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, we are going to have a break for lunch. After the lunch, you are going to visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. That is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterward, you are going to visit the Isabey Mosque. At end of the Ephesus tour, transfer to Izmir Adnan Menderes airport for your late evening flight back to Istanbul.
19:45 – Flight from Izmir to Istanbul
(Please note that flight departure time can be changed according to availability)
20:55 – Arrival back to Istanbul. End of our tour services.
Pick up and drop off at your Hotel
Light Breakfast on the way to go to Gallipoli
Gallipoli tour with lunch
Bus transportation from Troy to Ephesus (Kusadasi)
Ephesus Tour with lunch
Guiding Service During the Tours
Entrance Fees to the sights
Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
2 Nights Accommodation with breakfast
Parking and Road tolls
Drinks at the lunches
Lunch on day 2
Exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pickup time.
Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in summer time.
The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.