• 7 Days | 6 Nights
  • Semi-Private
  • Daily Departure
  • Min Age: No Limit

Tour Overview

Experience the rich history and culture of Turkey on our Istanbul, Gallipoli, and Troy itinerary! Our 7-day journey starts in Istanbul, where we will take you on a tour of the city’s iconic landmarks, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. We’ll also take you on a scenic cruise along the Bosphorus, followed by a visit to the famous Spice Bazaar and Dolmabahce Palace.

Next, we’ll head to Buyukada, also known as the “Big Island”, where you can explore the island in a horse-drawn carriage and marvel at the stunning scenery. Then, we’ll visit the historic Gallipoli ANZAC Memorials before crossing the Dardanelles Strait to Canakkale. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the ancient city of Troy and even take a photo with a giant replica of the famous Trojan Horse.

Our itinerary offers a perfect balance of sightseeing and free time, allowing you to explore Istanbul and its surroundings at your own pace. With comfortable accommodations and knowledgeable guides, you’ll have an unforgettable experience.

Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to Istanbul and the Turkey Anzac tour! Upon your arrival in Istanbul, we will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your Istanbul hotel. Depending on your arrival time, we can offer assistance on how to make use of your free time by suggesting some Istanbul sight-seeing opportunities or planning out a self-guided tour. You will have an overnight stay in Istanbul.

We will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast to start the Turkey traveling tour in the historical Old Town of Sultanahmet. First, we stop to visit the Sultanahmet Mosque, or better known as the Blue Mosque. Next, from the West side of the mosque, we enter the Hippodrome. Afterwards, we tour the Hagia (Aya) Sophia. Lastly, we visit one of the largest palaces in Turkey, Topkapi. Finally, we go to the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest markets in the world with over 3,000 shops. We have an overnight stay in Istanbul.

After breakfast, our sightseeing Turkey tour begins with a picturesque commute to the famous Spice (Egyptian) Bazaar. Next, we board a private boat at Eminonu to cruise and sight-see along the Bosphorus. Later, we go for lunch at a local Turkish restaurant. Afterwards, we ride via the Bosphorus Bridge to Camlica Hill, one of the largest hills in Istanbul. Lastly, we continue our tour to Dolmabahce Palace. Finally, we are transferred back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Today we head to the “Big Island”, Buyukada, via a private boat to spend the day. This island was very popular during the first half of the 20th century with wealthy Turks, Greeks, Jews, and Armenians. Like the other 8 islands, motorized vehicles are not allowed, so we will tour the island in horse-drawn carriages. The day ends with a ferry ride back to Istanbul to the hotel for an overnight stay.

After the hotel check-out, we continue on with the Turkey tour with a transfer to Eceabat. Upon arrival, we have lunch in this quaint little town located on the eastern shore of the Gelibolu Peninsula, on the Dardanelles Strait. Afterwards, we start our touring day with a visit to the historical Gallipoli ANZAC Memorials. Next, we are transferred to Canakkale by crossing the Dardanelles via car ferry. Upon arrival in Canakkale, we check-in to the hotel and the rest of the night is free. We have an overnight stay in Canakkale.

After the hotel check-out, we proceed to the ancient city of Troy. This historical city is famous for being the setting of the Trojan War which was described in the Greek ‘Epic Cycle’ and in Homer’s epic poem the ‘Iliad’. Before or after the tour, you can take photos in a giant replica of the Trojan horse which was an integral part of the Trojan War myth. The day ends with a drive back to Canakkale to cross the Dardanelles and continue the journey to Istanbul. Upon arrival, we are transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay in Istanbul.

Hotel checkout and transfer to Istanbul airport for departure flight.

In Conclusion

The Istanbul, Gallipoli, and Troy itinerary offers a wonderful opportunity to experience Turkey’s rich history and culture. The itinerary includes visits to iconic landmarks in Istanbul, a scenic cruise along the Bosphorus, a visit to the historic Gallipoli ANZAC Memorials, and exploration of the ancient city of Troy. The itinerary also allows for free time to explore Istanbul at your own pace. With comfortable accommodations and knowledgeable guides, this 7-day journey promises to be an unforgettable experience.

What's Included

  • Hotel accommodation in the category of your choice.
  • Sightseeing tours on a regular group basis (private basis on request).
  • Licensed tour guide assistance during the sightseeing tours.
  • Main entrance fees to all sites visited as per the itinerary.
  • Fast-track entries to the museums and natural parks.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Deluxe air-conditioned vehicles for tours and airport transfers.
  • Domestic land and air transport between each destination.
  • Taxes and handling service.
    24/7 support during your trip.

Please note that the specific details of inclusions may vary depending on the package and any additional services you may have requested.


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