Anzac Day Tour – 5 Days

from $689/per person

Start your 5-day ANZAC Day tour by immersing yourself in the wonders of Istanbul. Experience an unforgettable cruise along the magnificent Bosphorus, and see the epic city views. Pay your respects to the fallen soldiers during the Dawn Service at ANZAC Cove and ceremonies at Chunuk Bair or Lone Pine.

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Duration
5 Day
Destination(s)
ANZAC Day
Starts in / Ends in
Istanbul / Istanbul
Departs on
Wednesdays
Hotel Rating
5 Star
Average Tour Group Size Avr. Group Size
25-30 people

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Camp out under the stars at ANZAC Cove and witness the sun rise over the battlefield ahead of an unforgettable ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
  • Follow your local guide through the Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, listening to stories of the rich war history that took place upon Gallipoli’s soil.
  • Wander through the bustling city of Istanbul, tasting local treats and shopping the lavish bazaars.
  • Visit the historical heart of the Istanbul’s old city, stopping at the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum.
  • Join an optional Bosphorus River Cruise and sail between the contrasting continents of Europe and Asia that border the bustling city of Istanbul.
  • Spend 2 nights at the hand-picked, 5-star accommodation in the heart of Istanbul.
  • Enjoy complimentary airport transfers from either Istanbul Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen Airports on Day 1 of the tour.

 

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

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Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! 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 6pm 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.
  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Included Activities
    Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities
    Group Dinner
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Day 2: Istanbul City Tour, Bosphorus Cruise
After 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.
  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Blue Mosque
    Sightseeing of Hagia Sophia
    Sightseeing of Topkapi Palace Museum
    Bosphorus Boat Trip
  • Entrance Fees
    Blue Mosque - Free
    Hagia Sophia - Free
    Topkapi Palace Museum 100 TL
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Day 3: Istanbul, Gallipoli
All 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.
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast
4
Day 4: Dawn Service and National Ceremonies, Istanbul
We 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. In the afternoon we travel back to Istanbul and evening is yours to do as you please. Try a delicious kebab, browse the Grand Bazaar or even climb the Galata Tower, the choices are endless.
  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Included Activities
    Dawn Ceremony
    National Ceremonies
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Day 5: Istanbul
Our trip will end in Istanbul after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast and check-out of the hotel by 11:00am.
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast

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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

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

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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 2018. 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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J. Fatu

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

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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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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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J. Kirkham

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

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G. White

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

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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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TOP REVIEWS

  • Anzac Day Tour – 5 Days

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

    J. Fatu
  • Anzac Day Tour – 5 Days

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

    G. White
  • Anzac Day Tour – 5 Days

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

    J. Kirkham

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