Anzac Day Tour – 6 Days

from $809/per person

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.

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Duration
6 Day
Destination(s)
ANZAC Day
Starts in / Ends in
Istanbul / Istanbul
Departs on
Wednesdays
Hotel Rating
4&3 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 Memorial sites, listening to stories of the rich war history that took place upon Gallipoli’s soil.
  • An additional night stay in Canakkale means more time to explore the Gallipoli peninsula without the crowds, before stopping in at Troy to pose with the fabled Trojan horse.
  • Wander through Old Istanbul city, exploring the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum with your local guide.
  • 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.

  • Troy
    Troy

    The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other and visit the famous Trojan horse, awaits you.

ITINERARY

1
Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome 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.
  • 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, Gallipoli, Canakkale
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.
  • Accommodation
    Troia Tusan Hotel - 4 Star
  • Meals Included
    Dinner
  • Included Activities
    Dawn Ceremony
    National Ceremonies
5
Day 5: Canakkale,Troy,Gallipoli, Istanbul
Today 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.
  • Accommodation
    Legacy Ottoman Hotel - 5 Star
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Anzac Cove
    Sightseeing of Beach Cemetery
    Sightseeing of Lone Pine
    Sightseeing of Chunuk Bair
    Sightseeing of War Trenches
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Day 6: 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

4 breakfasts | 1 dinner

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus

Guide

Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Bosphorus Cruise

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

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL - ISTANBUL


ZILELI HOTEL - CANAKKALE


ANTIK HOTEL - ISTANBUL


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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T. Kerr

Good value for money, good tour leaders, inclusions, hotels and variety. Our tour guide Sezin made the trip even more enjoyable due to being local and the knowledge she shared. I was really impressed with the hotels too.

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S. Jinks

Very organised, convenient, safe and reliable. Good value for money. I really enjoyed my Turkey experience & opportunity to do ANZAC experience. Sezin was awesome

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L. Bullman

Will definitely be booking with Travel Talk during the summer. Great service and very much enjoyed the ANZAC Day tour.

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J.Marshall

Good value for money, quality services of the guide and sites visited. Quality trip, lead well by a knowledgeable guide!

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D.Saunders

Travel Talk is good value for money and provides a good itinerary. We saw all the sights we needed and with good time. Sezin was a fabulous tour guide, very knowledgeable and was funny and friendly. She made our ANZAC tour very enjoyable. Would recommend Travel Talk and I hope to travel with them again. Thank you!

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C.Bichan

Great short tour, got to see around ANZAC cove without the crowds which was a major plus! Sezin, our tour guide, was great, had a lot of knowledge and very easy to understand.

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F. Siew

Orhan was an excellent driver, he was friendly, efficient & got us more safely. Transport & service was excellent. Accommodation was clean & comfortable. Adnan was the best tour guide ever! He was very friendly & relatable. Adnan dearly was very knowledgeable and passionate about his job. All around a very excellent tour. Will highly recommend to all. Thank you 🙂

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A. Oxenham

Excellent guide & driver. Very knowledgeable of areas. Helpful with support, pick-ups & drop offs. Arranged airport transfers, late meals etc. good small tour group, 13 people, perfect size for Anzac group tour.

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M.Little

Great tour. good that we had small number (13) on tour. Adnan is an excellent guide. Orhan drove well. Accommodation is great, especially one in Istanbul. Information & local knowledge of Adnan was great & very helpful.

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R. Patel

Excellent guide & driver. Very knowledgeable on the area & sights. Just the right number of people (12) which made organising much quicker – got to see way more! Got us to Anzac Cove with plenty of time & Adnan even collected our day packs before the memorial service (very appreciated after the long day).

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TOP REVIEWS

  • Anzac Day Tour – 6 Days

    Good value for money, quality services of the guide and sites visited. Quality trip, lead well by a knowledgeable guide!

    J.Marshall
  • Anzac Day Tour – 6 Days

    Will definitely be booking with Travel Talk during the summer. Great service and very much enjoyed the ANZAC Day tour.

    L. Bullman
  • Anzac Day Tour – 6 Days

    Good value for money, good tour leaders, inclusions, hotels and variety. Our tour guide Sezin made the trip even more enjoyable due to being local and the knowledge she shared. I was really impressed with the hotels too.

    T. Kerr

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