Departs on selected Thursdays April through October
2018 Departure Dates:
Aug 02 23 30; Sep 06 13 20 27; Oct 04 11 18 25
2019 Departure Dates:
Apr 11 18 25; May 02 09 16 23 30; Jun 06 13 27; Jul 04 18; Aug 01 15 29; Sep 05 12 19 26; Oct 03 10 17 24
Guaranteed Departure with 2 passengers
Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey. On arrival you will be met by a representative of our local operator and then transferred to your hotel where accommodation is reserved for two nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Remainder of day at leisure. Tonight meet your tour companions at a welcome briefing hosted by your tour director.
Day 2: Istanbul (B)
Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue
Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. (Supplement applies)
Day 3: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale (BD)
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove Lone pine cemetery, Chunuk Bair, Gabetepe War Museum then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight.
Day 4: Troy – Istanbul (B)
Morning visit of Troy with its famous wooden horse, then drive back to Istanbul. End of our services.
- Superior First Class hotels with private facilities in Istanbul and Canakkale
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Meals as per itinerary
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking guides
- Entrance fees
- Porterage at hotels
- Turkey Travel Notes – issued by Innovative Travel
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
Airport transfers are only included on days of the tour ex Istanbul Ataturk Airport - a surcharge will apply for transfers to/from Sabiha Gocken airport.
If you are arriving or departing Istanbul on any days other than the arrival and departure days of the tour, transfers will not be included in the price of the coach tour.
Porterage for one suitcase is included in the tour price. Due to limited coach capacity, the single bag should not exceed the dimensions of 30”x18”x10” and not weigh more than 50lbs (23kg). A charge of US $4 per travelling day is collected by the tour director for each additional piece of baggage, or if the suitcase exceeds established weight and/or dimension limitations. Alternatively you might leave your luggage at your Istanbul Hotel storage.
Please note we have requested a double bedded room but cannot guarantee one will be available. In Turkey double rooms are very limited. Please ask on check-in with the hotel to see what is available.
Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.