This is a private tour and includes a driver and a separate English-speaking guide who will accompany you into all attractions to provide commentary.
|Departure / Return Location
||Canakkale / Canakkale
|Places to Visit
||Troy + Trojan Horse + Archealogical Museum
||Approximately 6 hours
|Transportation by A/C vehicle
||English speaking professional guiding services
||Parking fees for the vehicle
|Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers
If it is demand, other languages are available for private group or individual requirement. (It is charged extra $ 50 for the other languages guided.)
0-6 ages are free , 6-11 ages are 50% discount.
Advantages of Private Shore Excursions
There are a number of advantages for booking a private shore excursion over a group/bus tour. Firstly, you can create and book one of our tailor-made tour or you can select from our list of high quality excursions options list on this website.
Some Great Reasons for Booking one of our Shore Excursions;
You will have undivided attention of your private Tour Guide – questions answered instantly!
No waiting in lines for tickets – your private guide will arrange everything for you.
Decide when YOU want to start and conclude your tour.
More Time to spend interacting with local people and immersing your in the culture
No large groups of 30 – 40 people who have different interest – it’s your own private tour.
|Price Per Person US $
|Price Per Person US $
When you arrive to the port of Canakkale, your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, in which you can relax as your private shore excursion.
Depart from port of Kepez/Canakkale and 45 minutes drive. The tour will start at Hisarlik Hill. Learn about the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse, which was recently renovated and Helen of Troy, as well as the history and discoveries of the archeological excavations initiated by the famous archeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1870’s.
In Troy, nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C. The most important highlight of the site is the Trojan Horse and the most important character you will learn about is the Helen of Troy. You will also have plenty of information on the Trojan Wars most importantly the battle between Archilles and Paris, as well as the sacrificial Altars and the 3700 years old city walls.
Houses of Troy I, (3000 B.C. – 2500 B.C.) The Bouleterium (Senate Building), The Odeon (Concert Hall), Famous Trojan Horse and Legendary Troy are some of the sites that you will explore. All information about Troy today basically derives from a book called “Illiada” written by Homer around the 6th century BC.
In your visit to Troy, you will have the chance to learn all about the most exciting legends of mythology. The tour will continue with a short drive to the Archeological Museum where you will have the chance to see the foundings of Troy displayed in accordance with their period and extended history of the region.
The tour will end with a drive back to the vessel during which you will have the opportunity to take scenic photos of the stunning panorama. After all the visits, you will turn back to port of Kepez/Çanakkale.