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Istanbul: Private Sultan Boat Trip on the Golden Horn

1. Istanbul: Private Sultan Boat Trip on the Golden Horn

Explore Istanbul’s sights from the waters of the Golden Horn on a private boat trip. Travel on a silent sultan boat and observe ancient sites that represent Istanbul's cultural diversity, including the Eyüp Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Rahmi M. Koç Museum, and more. Following hotel pickup, head to the Port of Sütlüce to hop on an electricity-powdered and environmentally friendly sultan boat. Sultan boats have been used to transport people and goods over the Golden Horn since Byzantium.  Set out on the Golden Horn waterway and see sights such as the Aya Yorgi Church, Hagia Sophia, Galata Tower, Fener Greek High School (Red School), the Bahariye Islands (Golden Horn Islands), and Topkapi Palace in the Sultanahmet District. Other highlights you can see on your trip include the Eyüp Mosque, Feshane, Fener District, Miniatürk, Rahmi M. Koç Museum, Halic Congress Center, Istanbul Shipyard, and Halic Port. After your cruise, head back to the port and get dropped off back at your hotel.

From Istanbul: 2-Day Gallipoli & Troy w/ Boat Tour

2. From Istanbul: 2-Day Gallipoli & Troy w/ Boat Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul early in the morning and drive to Gallipoli Peninsula giving a break on the half way for refresments. ( Breakfast served at own expense ) On arrival, enjoy your included lunch. After the lunch, your local and experienced guide will take you to the Gallipoli Bettlefields to see Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair and so on. At the end of the tour, you will overnight in a 3 star hotel in Canakkale. The next morning after your breakfast at the hotel, you will visit Homer's famous Troy. Lunch will be served after the Troy Tour. Then, you will visit Gallipoli Simulation Center to see 3D simulations about campaign. Then, you will take a boat to see the landing beaches from the sea. You will also have the chance to snorkel to a WW1 shipwreck at North Beach. In the afternoon, you will be driven back to your hotel in Istanbul.  Day 1  - 06:00 - 06:20: Pick-up from your hotel around Taksim area  - 06:30 - 07:00 Pick-up from your hotel around Sultanahmet area  - 09:00 - 09:30 Break for refreshments ( Breakfast served at own expense ) - 12:00: Lunch in Eceabat - 13:00: Depart for Gallipoli Tour visiting Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, Anzac Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels, Turkish 57, Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair and New Zealand Memorial - 18:30: Check-in to your hotel - Overnight in Canakkale Day 2 - Breakfast at hotel  - 08:30: Depart for Troy Tour visiting the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, the 3700-year-old city walls, Houses of Troy I, 3000 BC - 2500 BC, yhe Bouleuterion, the Odeon and the remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX - 12:00: Ferry from Canakkale to Eceabat - 12:30: Restaurant lunch in Eceabat - 13:30: Visit Kabatepe Simulation Center for a 3D recreation of many of the historical events of the campaign - 14:45: Take a boat to visit the landing beaches from the sea. You will have the unique opportunity to see Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach from the sea, just as the soldiers of 1915 did. You will have the chance to snorkel over the wreck of the Milo, a steamer that was deliberately sunk in late 1915 to form a breakwater for Williams Pier - 18:00: Depart for Istanbul from Eceabat - 23:00: Arrive in Istanbul

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Very well run 2 day tour with Crowded House in Eceabat/Cannakkale. Tour guides had excellent English and knowledge of the areas, and we can highly recommend our small boat trip into Anzac Cove, we had a great afternoon with our driver and skippers, lovely people.. Overnight hotel in Cannakkale was also excellent. Loved it all.

Great guide, great tour, great conversations... It was a wonderful trip!