Our 6 day ANZAC Day tour starts by discovering the magnificent museums and mosques of Istanbul, then exploring the trenches and battlefields in Galipoli and paying your respects to the fallen at the Dawn Service and National Ceremonies. Visit the ever popular Trojan horse in Troy, before ending your journey back in Istanbul.
Local Payment: £0
- 18-30 somethings
Day 1: IstanbulWelcome to Turkey! At the Istanbul airport terminal keep your eyes peeled for the Travel Talk sign for your transfer to the hotel. Meet in the hotel reception at 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your group and guide. After the meeting, join in an optional group dinner at a local restaurant to get to know your new travel mates.
Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
Day 2: Istanbul, City Tour, Bosphorus CruiseAfter breakfast, we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We will stroll through the historical heart of the old city, making stops along the way to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia. We will then take a relaxing cruise along the Bosphorus capturing the delights of Istanbul.
Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
Sightseeing of Blue Mosque
Sightseeing of Hagia Sophia
Sightseeing of Topkapi Palace Museum
Bosphorus Boat Trip
Blue Mosque - Free
Hagia Sophia - Free
Topkapi Palace Museum 100 TL
Day 3: Istanbul, GallipoliAll aboard the coach as we head to the shores of Gallipoli. Tonight, we will sleep under the stars at the ceremony space to ensure we have the best position for the Dawn Service.
Day 4: Dawn Service, Gallipoli, CanakkaleWe wake before the break of dawn and watch as the sun rise over the battlefield, as we remember the soldiers who lost their lives on this exact day all those years ago. We will also attend the national ceremonies and services at Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair later in the day. This afternoon we will depart for Canakkale.
Troia Tusan Hotel - 4 Star
Day 5: Canakkale,Troy,Gallipoli, IstanbulToday we will explore the Gallipoli peninsula without the crowds. It is in silence and quiet contemplation we can truly capture the ANZAC spirit. Today provides a more in-depth and emotional experience to reflect and explore the history and heartbeat of this region. We will visit Kabatepe War Museum, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Jonston’s Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Road, and the Turkish Memorial. In the afternoon, we will drive back to where our adventure began, Istanbul.
Legacy Ottoman Hotel - 5 Star
Sightseeing of Anzac Cove
Sightseeing of Beach Cemetery
Sightseeing of Lone Pine
Sightseeing of Chunuk Bair
Sightseeing of War Trenches
Day 6: IstanbulOur trip will end in Istanbul after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast and check-out of the hotel by 11:00am.
Accommodation3 and 4 star hotels
Airport TransferFrom Istanbul Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen Airports (on day 1)
Meals4 breakfasts | 1 dinner
TransportationAir-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus
GuideServices of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism
22-Apr-2021 for 5 Nights
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