Enjoy a captivating journey to the ancient city of Troy, immersing yourself in the rich mythology and historical significance that surrounds this legendary site. The tour begins in the morning as you are picked up from your hostels or hotels. While en route to Troy, you have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious breakfast, though the expenses are to be borne individually.
Around noon, you arrive at the charming coastal town of Eceabat, where a delightful lunch awaits you. Energized and ready, you continue to the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Troy. Step back in time as you explore the remains of the different cities spanning Troy I to Troy IX, each representing a unique era in history. Gain insights into the mythical Trojan War, which unfolded on this very ground.
During your walking tour, marvel at the iconic Trojan Horse statue, an enduring symbol of the legendary conflict. Witness the ongoing excavations, offering a glimpse into the meticulous work of uncovering Troy's past. Expert guides accompany you, sharing captivating stories and historical facts, bringing the ancient city to life.
After a fascinating exploration, you bid farewell to Troy and make your way back to Canakkale. The tour concludes here, leaving you with lasting memories and a deeper understanding of Troy's cultural and mythological significance.
Later in the evening, you depart from Canakkale towards Istanbul. Dinner is enjoyed en route, with individual expenses. Finally, you arrive in Istanbul around 11:45 PM, where you are dropped off at your hostels or hotels, marking the end of this remarkable tour. Reflect on the wonders you've witnessed and the ancient tales that continue to captivate the imagination.
- Ferry Tickets
- Transfers as Mentioned in the Itinerary
- Tour with Transportation
- Professional Tour Guide Licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
- Vegetarian Meal Options Available
- Entrance fee
- Hotel pick up & drop off in Istanbul (central hotels)
- Tips For Guide Or Driver
- Personal Expenses
- Drinks During Lunch
Detailed Tour Itinerary
06:00 - 06:30 AM: Pick up from hostels or hotels
Start your day by being picked up from your accommodation in Istanbul. The exact time will be within this 30-minute window.
06:30 AM - Depart for Troy
Embark on a comfortable journey from Istanbul to the ancient city of Troy. Enjoy the scenic route as you travel towards your destination.
Breakfast en-route (at your own expense)
During the journey, there will be a stop for breakfast. You have the opportunity to purchase and enjoy breakfast at your own expense.
12:00 - 12:30 PM: Arrive at Eceabat
Reach the coastal town of Eceabat, located near the site of Troy. Take in the beautiful surroundings and get ready for lunch.
Lunch at Eceabat
Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Eceabat. Savor the flavors of Turkish cuisine and recharge for the rest of the day.
Visit the ancient city of Troy
After lunch, proceed to the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Troy. Explore the ruins and immerse yourself in the rich history and mythology of this legendary city. Learn about the different eras represented by the various cities from Troy I to Troy IX.
Guided walking tour
Join a knowledgeable guide who will lead you on a walking tour of the ancient city. Discover the significance of Troy in Greek mythology and hear fascinating stories about the Trojan War. Marvel at the iconic Trojan Horse statue, a symbol deeply associated with this ancient tale.
Current excavations in progress
Observe the ongoing excavations taking place at Troy, witnessing the continuous efforts to uncover and understand the city's past. Gain insight into the methods and discoveries of archaeologists working on the site.
Remains of the various cities from Troy I to Troy IX
Explore the remnants of the different cities that existed throughout Troy's history. Admire the architectural remains, ancient walls, and other archaeological findings that offer a glimpse into the lives of the people who once inhabited this ancient city.
Return back to Canakkale
Conclude your visit to Troy and head back to Canakkale, reflecting on the remarkable history and mythology you've experienced.
17:45 PM: Depart for Istanbul
In the late afternoon, depart from Canakkale and begin your journey back to Istanbul.
Dinner en-route (at your own expense)
During the return journey, there will be a stop for dinner. You have the option to purchase dinner at your own expense.
23:45 PM: Arrive in Istanbul
Reach Istanbul late in the evening. You will be dropped off at your hostels or hotels, marking the end of the tour. Take time to relax and reminisce about the fascinating journey to Troy.
Please note that the timing and order of the itinerary may vary depending on various factors, such as traffic conditions and the pace of the tour.
Sights You will See on This Tour
- See the replica of the Trojan Horse
- Explore the ancient city of Troy
- Learn more about the mythology of the Trojan War
- Enjoy the scenic ferry ride on the Dardanelles Strait
Bring comfortable walking shoes for the tour
Remember your hat and sunglasses for sun protection in summer
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Tickets are non refundable