Anzac Day Tour- 8 Days

Before visiting the shores of Gallipoli, discover some of the most epic sights of Turkey in our 8 Day ANZAC Day tour. Soak in the famous natural spa pools of Pamukkale and experience best preserved ruins and ancient wonders of Ephesus. Visit the ever popular Trojan horse in Troy, before embarking on the emotional and unforgettable experience at Gallipoli.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

8 Days

ANZAC Day

Istanbul / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4&3 Star

12-42 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

4.6

16 reviews

Festivals & Experiences

April

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit Turkey’s most impressive destinations on this 8-day adventure, travelling in the comfort of a private air-conditioned coach.
  • Get your camera ready for the Cotton Castle pools of Pamukkale – The perfect spot to bath in hot springs, snap insta-worthy pics or wander through the ancient city of Hierapolis.
  • Wake up in seaside towns and learn of the myths and legends of ancient Ephesus, Troy and Pergamum while visiting with your local, knowledgeable guide.
  • Spend one night camping out under the stars at ANZAC Cove and witness the sun rise over the battlefield ahead of an unforgettable ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
  • Attend the national ceremonies at Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials on ANZAC Day. Then, make the most of an extra day in Gallipoli to explore the peninsula, Kabatepe War Museum and surrounding memorials without the crowds.
  • Wander through Old Istanbul city and visit the iconic Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia with your local guide.
  • Enjoy an included River Cruise down the famous Bosporus River, watching the continent of Asia pass on one side and Europe pass on the other.
  • Enjoy complimentary international airport transfers on Day 1 of the tour. Plus all breakfasts and four dinners included in the tour package.

Sights Visited on This Tour

The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

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.

The best preserved ancient town in Turkey, Ephesus embarks you on a journey to ancient times while roaming the streets.Celcius Library is the most important remains of it.

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…

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 is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here.

Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis.

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 is the name of the Bronze Age city attacked in the Trojan War. The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other...

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5, 4 and 3 star hotels

Meals

6 breakfasts, 4 dinners

Transportation

A/C coach, Bosphorus boat trip

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival airport transfer on first day of the trip.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Anzac Hoodie

Special edition 106th anniversary souvenir Travel Talk ANZAC hoodie

Sightseeing

Blue Mosque
Hagia Sophia
Topkapi Palace Museum
Pamukkale White Terraces

Ephesus Ancient City
Asklepion Ancient City
Troy Ancient City
Anzac Cove

Beach Cemetery
Lone Pine
Chunuk Bair
War Trenches

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.

Departing

Finishing

Availability

Deal/Discount

Price Per Person ( $ )

Thu 20 Apr 2023

Thu 27 Apr 2023

Guaranteed
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40 % Off

$1588 $953

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End 27 Apr

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Accommodation

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
Istanbul
5 Star

Hotel continues its deep meaning that coming from its history which is adjacent to the most important historical monuments of the city, is the only five-star hotel in the region.

GRAND TEMIZEL HOTEL
Ayvalik
5 Star

This beachfront hotel is located in a resort town called Ayvalik, Grand Temizel hotel offers access to the beach, outdoor swimming pool as well as spa center where you can enjoy relaxtion.

TRIPOLIS HOTEL
Pamukkale
4 Star

Located among terraces of carbonate minerals in Pamukkale, Tripolis Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony. It features an outdoor thermal outdoor pool and a spa center.

IDA KALE HOTEL
Canakkale
4 Star

The hotel is located right across the Gallipoli peninsula and 10km away from Troy. It has an amazing forest with pinewoods east of it and amazingly blue sea of Dardanelles west of it.

RAMADA HOTEL & SUITES
Kusadasi
4 Star

Ramada Hotel & Suites Kusadasi in Kusadası has 5-star accommodation with a private beach area, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. The property features a bar.

Accommodation
Istanbul
LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
5 Star
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Ayvalik
GRAND TEMIZEL HOTEL
5 Star
Accommodation
Pamukkale
TRIPOLIS HOTEL
4 Star
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Canakkale
IDA KALE HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Kusadasi
RAMADA HOTEL & SUITES
4 Star

Tour Reviews

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4.6/5 16 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.25
  • Transportation 4.63
  • Value for Money 4.94
  • Guide 4.94
  • Overall 4.63

M. Whitby

Yil was a great guide! Very enthusiastic and full of energy! He is very organised and has made the tour a great experience!

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T. Boekel

Yil’s organisation was great. He got us into places early and the tour ran smoothly. He was also really enthusiastic about all the activities.

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J. Roy

Our tour guide, Yil, was absolutely amazing. From day one I felt cared for and in good hands. Yil was enthusiastic in his role as tour guide, encouraging everyone in the group to take part in the “adventure” of our tour. He gave a sense of organisation to the group, always keeping us on the track with timings, while still being aware of group needs, stepping up to challenges and issues quickly when they arose. Yil’s friendly personality made the tour a fantastic experience.

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T. Fraser

Yil was absolutely lovely and amazing. Always organised, informative and calm! Great fun.

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B. Smyth

I really enjoyed and appreciated Yil’s organisation of the tour to make our experiences at each of the sites more enjoyable and less hectic overall. He thought of us and what would work better for us each day. I loved having time to enjoy each spot with fewer crowds.

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S. Leadbeater

I really appreciate how Yil went out of his way to make our schedule timings work the best, especially with so many other tour groups around. We never felt rushed or crowded. He was very sympathetic when some on the bus got sick. Helped with pharmacy translations for us to gain medication.

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit Turkey’s most impressive destinations on this 8-day adventure, travelling in the comfort of a private air-conditioned coach.
  • Get your camera ready for the Cotton Castle pools of Pamukkale – The perfect spot to bath in hot springs, snap insta-worthy pics or wander through the ancient city of Hierapolis.
  • Wake up in seaside towns and learn of the myths and legends of ancient Ephesus, Troy and Pergamum while visiting with your local, knowledgeable guide.
  • Spend one night camping out under the stars at ANZAC Cove and witness the sun rise over the battlefield ahead of an unforgettable ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
  • Attend the national ceremonies at Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials on ANZAC Day. Then, make the most of an extra day in Gallipoli to explore the peninsula, Kabatepe War Museum and surrounding memorials without the crowds.
  • Wander through Old Istanbul city and visit the iconic Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia with your local guide.
  • Enjoy an included River Cruise down the famous Bosporus River, watching the continent of Asia pass on one side and Europe pass on the other.
  • Enjoy complimentary international airport transfers on Day 1 of the tour. Plus all breakfasts and four dinners included in the tour package.
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