Istanbul Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 883

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul and the start of your exclusive journey. You will be met upon arrival at the airport by one of our friendly representatives and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Istanbul

(GROUP TOUR DAY) After breakfast enjoy a full day group tour of the magnificent city of Istanbul. Explore Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Roman Hippodrome - once home to chariot races, gladiatorial battles and public executions; before trying your hand at a spot of haggling in the Grand Bazaar.

Day 3: Istanbul - Canakkale

This morning meet our English Speaking Rep/driver who will be driving you to your hotel in Canakkale.

Day 4: Canakkale

After breakfast cross the Dardanelles to visit the evocative battlefields of Gallipoli where you will spend the entire day exploring. In World War 1 the Allies tried in vain to capture Turkey in order to better supply troops in Europe via access to the Black Sea and also open up better supply routes to Russia. It was on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula where the Allies landed and over 11,000 brave soldiers lost their lives. The guide will be sure to include Gullie Ravine and the cemetery Twelve Tree Copse for you to pay your respects.

Day 5: Canakkale - Istanbul

This morning we enjoy a short guided tour of Troy! The legend of the lost city of Troy and Homer’s poetry was bought alive by it’s rediscovery in 1863. We then head straight back to Istanbul city arriving in the evening.

Day 6: Istanbul

Sadly your journey has come to an end, included transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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last updated - 22 Oct 2014 1:35 AM