Anzac Day Tour- 5 Days

$524/per person

Start your tour by immersing yourself in the wonders of Istanbul. Experience an unforgettable cruise along the magnificent Bosphorus, capturing the spectacular sites. Then pay your respects to the fallen soldiers during the Dawn Service at ANZAC Cove and ceremonies at Chunuk Bair or Lone Pine.

Duration
5 Day
Destination(s)
ANZAC Day
Starts in / Ends in
Istanbul / Istanbul
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 Star
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • Blue Mosque
    Blue Mosque

    The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

  • Gallipoli
    Gallipoli

    Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

  • Hagia Sophia
    Hagia Sophia

    The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

  • Istanbul
    Istanbul

  • Topkapi Palace
    Topkapi Palace

    Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

Itinerary

1
Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul. At the terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk representative, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our Istanbul hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 6:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide. Listen up for a fast and informal meeting with the leader including registration and a short brief about the adventures ahead and some country info. After the welcome has concluded you are free to capture the delights of Istanbul.
  • Included Activities; Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
  • Meals ; No
2
Day 2: Istanbul City Tour, Bosphorus Cruise
After breakfast we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We stroll through the old town visiting Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia Museum and the Underground Cistern. After visiting all these magnificent sights of Istanbul we take a relaxing cruise along the magnificent Bosphorus capturing the spectacular sites and delights of Istanbul.
  • Included Activities; Istanbul Guided City Tour, Bosphorus Boat Cruise
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
3
Day 3: Istanbul, Gallipoli
It's time to rest your feet and enjoy the coach drive to the shores of Gallipoli. This morning we sit back and relax, enjoying the amazing Turkish scenery unfold before us, while listening to your music player or just watching the small towns and villages pass. Tonight we get set up to ensure the best position is kept for the Dawn Service and we sleep under the stars in the ceremony area.
  • Included Activities; Dawn Service
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; Breakfast
4
Day 4: Dawn Service and National Ceremonies, Istanbul
We wake before the break of dawn and watch as the sun rises over the battle field, we commemorate in respect and remembrance to the soldiers who lost their lives on this exact day all those years ago. We also attend the National ceremonies and services later in the day. In the afternoon we travel back to Istanbul, lest we forget. As we get into Istanbul in the evening, keep a look out for the stunning light show that is on every night! The oldest and best buildings are lit up on the canal sides of the Bosphorus, and the two bridges joining Asia to Europe are spectacular.
  • Included Activities; National Ceremonies
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals ; No
5
Day 5: Istanbul
Our trip will end after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, bid you safe travels.
  • Meals ; Breakfast
Start
Price ($)

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

3 and 4 star hotels

Airport Transfer

From Istanbul Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen Airports (on day 1)

Meals

3 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus

Guide

Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Commemorative hoodie

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON


Tour Review Scores And Breakdown

At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2016. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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Jessica Morrison

Aykut was fantastic. Great knowledge of Turkey & Gallipoli, great sense of humour. Like the hoodie. Will definitely recommend to family/ friends.

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G. White

Fantastic tour guide, very informative and easy to follow and understand. Regards.

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J. Kirkham

Sezin was well organised and gave us good information about Turkey and Anzac Day plans. Thank you 🙂

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E. Scowen

The whole process has been very easy and fun. Sezin is very friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour to my friends.

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L. White

Suzi is a great – friendly, knows her information and does not go on & on – just enough. Gallipoli well organised – Suzi – was always around with advice, help or a smile. Bus driver excellent, smooth ride, not jerky. Hotel good – breakfast plus view lovely. Thank you. Excellent 🙂

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J. Fatu

Really cheerful staff/guide, nice hotels and really comfortable buses.

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