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Full-Day Guided Tour of Troy from Istanbul with Lunch & Transfers

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  • Hotel pickup
  • Transfers included

Go on an adventure to Troy and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Greek mythology with an English-speaking guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Troy on this full-day tour, complete with optional round-trip hotel transfers.

  • Learn the secrets of the Trojan War, a legendary conflict in Greek mythology, from an English-speaking guide.

  • Marvel at the ruins of the city of Troy, admire the modern replica of the Trojan Horse, and visit the temple of Athena.

  • Go on a 25-min ferry ride along the Dardanelles Strait and indulge in a delicious lunch in the charming village of Eceabat.

  • Did you know? The city of Troy was actually destroyed and rebuilt several times over the centuries, with each layer of ruins representing a different era of the city's history!

Inclusions

  • Full-day guided tour of Troy

  • English-speaking guide

  • Pick-up & drop-off from central Istanbul hotels

  • Dardanelles ferry tickets

  • Lunch

  • Entry to Troy

  • Transfers by air-conditioned bus (Istanbul – Canakkale – Istanbul)

Exclusions

  • Drinks during lunch

  • Open buffet breakfast (available at an additional cost)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

First Arrive at Eceabat

Embark on a journey into the history of the Trojan War and uncover the captivating tales of Helen of Troy, Achilles, and Homer. Your enthralling day tour begins with an early morning departure from central Istanbul in an air-conditioned bus. Upon your arrival, treat your taste buds to lunch served at a local restaurant in Eceabat, boasting breathtaking views of the Dardanelles. Depart for the legendary city of Troy on a ferry, where you are welcomed by the enormous replica of the Trojan Horse at the entrance, featured in the movie Troy.

The City Of Troy

Behold the ancient city walls, dating back over 3,000 years, and explore the iconic ruins and monuments, including the Temple of Athena, Megaron House, and Schliemann's trench. Venture into the site of Achilles' demise near the Scaean Gate and the location where the Trojan Horse was likely taken at the Gate of Troy VI. Immerse yourself in the tales of the past narrated by your English-speaking guide. Marvel at the remains of the Roman Bath and discover the site of the city's music and poetry performances at the Odeon. Visit the ruins of the Bouleuterion, where the council of citizens would convene and gain insight into the daily life of the city at the remains of the Agora marketplace. After the tour of the ruins, enjoy a comfy ride back to your hotel in Istanbul.

Itinerary

  • The Trojan Horse

  • Helen of Troy

  • The Trojan Wars

  • Battle between Achilles an Hector

  • 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

  • Walls of Troy I (Oldest ruins of Troy)

  • The trench of Schliemann

  • The ramp of Troy II

  • The Scaean Gate

  • The Gate of Troy VI

  • Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars)

  • Roman Bath

  • Odeon (Music Theatre)

  • South gate of Troy VI

  • Bouleuterion

  • Ruins of Agora (Market place)

Important Information

  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, rain gear, passport, and photo ID.

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Please note that pick-up and drop off is only available from the European side of Istanbul and city center hotels (Sultanahmet, Laleli, Topkapi, Aksaray, Taksim, Sirkeci and Sisli areas)

Timings

Daily: 6:30am onwards

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please specify the name and address of your hotel.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 20 min prior to your scheduled departure.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.

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