ANZAC Day Memorial Tour

ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
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With symbolic links to the dawn landing at Gallipoli, stand in the morning breeze and pay respect to the fallen on ANZAC Day at a dawn vigil. This special three-day trip includes a private bus along the Dardanelles, from Istanbul to the memorial site commemorating the common sacrifice for all of the nations involved. This moving tour will also include visits to other important sites such as Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, and the war cemeteries, making this visit to Turkey a unique and beautiful experience.

Highlights
  • Witness the moving dawn service and accompanying memorials
  • explore the ancient city of Troy.
Meals Included
2 breakfasts
Transport
Private bus, walking.
Accommodation
Hotel (2 nts), sleeping bags for the ceremony.
Gallipoli battlefields and sites tour. Troy visit. ANZAC Day dawn service. Country-specific memorial services. Sleeping bag use.
Destinations
  • Turkey
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • Adventure
  • Classic
  • Basic
  • 2 - Light
  • Limited Edition
  • Small Group
Day 1: Istanbul/Çanakkale

Depart Istanbul in the early morning. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the battlefields, cemeteries, and other important sites.

Meet the group in the reception area of the Istanbul meeting point hotel at 7:45am. The Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and fellow group members will be waiting. Depart at 8am sharp to get started with the busy day ahead. Travel to Gallipoli (Çanakkale) by private vehicle, stopping en route for a quick local lunch. Visit ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine, the war cemeteries, and many other important sites. There will also be time for individuals to visit relatives' grave sites. This is the only day with access to these sights. After the tour, continue on to Çanakkale for the night.

Day 2: Çanakkale/Troy

Visit Troy with free time in the afternoon to explore the busy harbour town with a thriving student population. In the evening, journey to the Gallipoli ceremony site.

Enjoy a guided tour of Troy and learn more about the ancient fables surrounding this legendary city. Spend some free time exploring Çanakkale in the afternoon. Have dinner in Çanakkale then travel to the ceremonial area near ANZAC cove for the night. There will be grandstands set up and visitors camp out overnight to reserve a spot. Spend the evening tucked into sleeping bags in the grandstands at the ceremonial site in readiness for the dawn service.

Day 3: Anzac Cove/Istanbul

Attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. Opt to attend New Zealand and Turkish morning memorial services. Travel back to Istanbul where the tour ends on arrival in the late evening.

Attend the unforgettable dawn service commemorating the Battle of Gallipoli and ANZAC Day. After the service, walk 5km (3.1 mi) to the Australian cemetery at Lone Pine, before continuing a further 2km (1.24 mi) uphill to Chunuk Bair for the New Zealand ceremony, which will end at approx. 1:30. After a quick lunch, drive back to Istanbul where the tour ends on arrival. Please note that our arrival to Istanbul is in the late evening, so please book any onward travel no earlier than 11pm. We are able to arrange post-tour accommodation if you'd like to extend your stay. Please ask at the time of booking.

  • Gallipoli battlefields and sites tour
  • Troy visit
  • ANZAC Day dawn service
  • Country-specific memorial services
  • Sleeping bag use

Dates Price Single Availability
23-Apr-2022 for 2 Nights Visit website

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Group Size:1 - 15
Suitable For: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
Accommodation:Hotel (2 nts), sleeping bags for the ceremony.
Difficulty:2 - Light
Meals:2 breakfasts
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