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Ruins and Temples of Old Troy: Turkey History Trip

offered by supplier M05519 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 30 people
Destination(s): Turkey  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 65 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 80 Euro (EUR)

Troy (Truva) is the ancient site which Homer wrote about in his classic Iliad. It dates back to approximately 3,000 BC and has been the site of nine different cities through the thousands of years it has been in existence. Upon entering Troy, a large wooden Trojan horse full-scale reproduction will dominate your view. You'll definitely want to climb up and get your picture taken! There is also a small museum on-site to help you get oriented.

Itinerary:
06.00: Pick up from your hotel in Taksim area
06.30 – 07.00: Pick up from your hotel in Sultanahmet and transfer to Eceabat. We start our scenic drive along the Aegean, stop for photo opportunities and indulge our taste buds at one of the many farmer road side stands that sell olives, figs, pistachios, and other seasonal fruits.
12:00: Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch in a garden.
13.00: Depart for guided Troy tour. Then we will head east towards Troy. Troy (Truva) is the ancient site which Homer wrote about in his classic Iliad. It dates back to approximately 3,000 BC and has been the site of nine different cities through the thousands of years it has been in existence. Upon entering Troy, a large wooden Trojan horse full-scale reproduction will dominate your view. You'll definitely want to climb up and get your picture taken! There is also a small museum on-site to help you get oriented. We are going to visit: The Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, The 3700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C., The Bouleuterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Current excavations in progress, Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.
17.30: Back from Troy Tour.
18.00: Depart for Istanbul.
23.00: Arrive in Istanbul and drop back to your hotel or overnight local bus to Izmir/ Selcuk / Kusadasi can be arranged.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
-All transportation by air-conditioned, 'non-smoking' vehicles
-Lunch at a local garden restaurant
-Guided Troy tour with an English speaking guide
-Entrance fees to Troy Ancient Site
-Ferry Fees

About This Supplier
Location: Turkey
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2005

After 20 years of private guiding services in different tour companies, now as agency manager I am supervising the guiding services with the legal and logistical services of M05519. Mostly for cruisers coming to Istanbul and Ephesus - Kusadasi piers. I speak fluently Turkish, French, English and Italian. We're...

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