Anzac Day Tour-10 Days

Enhance your ANZAC experience & see the best of Turkey in our 10 day tour. Start your tour in Istanbul and experience an unforgettable cruise along the magnificent Bosphorus. View the astonishing natural formations of caves and fairy chimneys in Cappadocia and bathe in the natural healing pools of Pamukkale. Visit Troy, Pergamum and the ancient wonder of Ephesus. Then head to Gallipoli to pay respect to fallen Soldiers at Anzac Cove and be a part of the National Services for Australians or New Zealanders.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

10 Days

ANZAC Day

Istanbul / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5-4-3 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

4.8

34 reviews

In-Depth Explorer

April

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Tick off the ultimate bucket-list experiences in Turkey, from hot-air ballooning to camping at Gallipoli, on this 10-day ANZAC adventure. All breakfasts, 6 dinners and complimentary airport transfers on Day 1 of tour included.
  • Join your local guide in Istanbul’s Old Town as you visit the iconic Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia. Plus, an included Bosphorus River cruise.
  • Explore the magical landscapes of Cappadocia and witness sunrise from above with an optional hot-air balloon ride experience.
  • Get your camera ready for the Cotton Castle pools of Pamukkale – One of the world’s most magical natural hot springs. This place is filled with insta-worthy scenes!
  • After jam-packed days learning about the myths and legends of ancient Ephesus, Troy and Pergamum – enjoy the contrast of relaxing by the seaside of Ayvalik for a night.
  • 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.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Asklepion

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.

Ayvalik

Feel and experience the local life around the town. Ayvalik has many local cafes and restaurants, and is surrounded with many beautiful beaches.

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.

Cappadocia

A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

Ephesus

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.

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

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 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.

Pamukkale

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

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 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

8 breakfasts, 6 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

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

Availabilty

Deal/Discount

Price Per Person ( $ )

Sun 18 Apr 2021

Tue 27 Apr 2021

Guaranteed
Departure

Available

25 % Off

$1618 $1214

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25 % Off

Start 18 Apr

End 27 Apr

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$1618 $1214

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Budgeting for This Tour

Istanbul

Topkapı Palace

100 TL

Blue Mosque

Free

Hagia Sophia

Free

Cappadocia

Underground City

50 TL

Goreme Museum

100 TL

Pigeon Valley

Free

Pamukkale

White Terraces

80 TL

Ephesus Ancient City

100 TL

Canakkale

Asklepion Ancient City

45 TL

Troy Ancient City

50 TL


525 TL ( Approx. GBP 50 )

The Turkish Lira is the currency of Turkey.

Please find below approximate prices in USD to give you an idea.

- Coffee: USD 0.50

- Sandwiches: USD 0,50 - 2

- A bottle of beer: USD 3

- Mid-range restaurant meal: USD 10

Whilst on a Turkey tour, experiencing the shopping scene is a must. With plenty of markets, stores, shops and bazaars to choose from you’re able to discover a wide range of beautiful unique crafts, textiles, jewellery, clothing and furniture.

Turkey is also home to the Grand Bazaar; the biggest old covered bazaar in the world, with over 3,000 shops of all kinds. Haggling is also part of the experience, so brush up on your skills.

How to budget
Entrance Fees To The Sights

Topkapı Palace: 100 TL

Blue Mosque: Free

Hagia Sophia: Free

Underground City: 50 TL

Goreme Museum: 100 TL

Pigeon Valley: Free

White Terraces: 80 TL

Ephesus Ancient City: 100 TL

Asklepion Ancient City: 45 TL

Troy Ancient City: 50 TL

Total: 525 TL

(Approx. GBP 50)

How to budget
Optional Activities

Hot Air Ballooning: EUR 130

Turkish Night: 160 TL

Turkish Bath: 130 TL

Bosphorus Cruise: EUR 10

How to budget
Daily Personal Spending

The Turkish Lira is the currency of Turkey.

Please find below approximate prices in USD to give you an idea.

- Coffee: USD 0.50

- Sandwiches: USD 0,50 - 2

- A bottle of beer: USD 3

- Mid-range restaurant meal: USD 10

How to budget
Shopping

Whilst on a Turkey tour, experiencing the shopping scene is a must. With plenty of markets, stores, shops and bazaars to choose from you’re able to discover a wide range of beautiful unique crafts, textiles, jewellery, clothing and furniture.

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Turkey is also home to the Grand Bazaar; the biggest old covered bazaar in the world, with over 3,000 shops of all kinds. Haggling is also part of the experience, so brush up on your skills.

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.

MARINA HOTEL
Kusadasi
4 Star

This hotel has a seafront location in the Aegean coast, only 250 metres from the beach. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a terrace with panoramic views of the sea and Kusadasi Marina.

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.

AVRASYA HOTEL
Cappadocia
4 Star

This is a very special place in Cappadocia which has been shaped by magic hands of nature. The hotel is in the intersection of the real world and the world of fairies. Also in a very good location.

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.

Accommodation
Istanbul
LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
5 Star
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Ayvalik
GRAND TEMIZEL HOTEL
5 Star
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Kusadasi
MARINA HOTEL
4 Star
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Pamukkale
TRIPOLIS HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Cappadocia
AVRASYA HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Canakkale
IDA KALE HOTEL
4 Star

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

4.8/5 34 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.79
  • Transportation 4.79
  • Value for Money 4.79
  • Guide 4.79
  • Overall 4.79

P. Burton

Excellent! Our tour guide and driver were both great. Very professional tour guide and funny.

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J. Burton

Very informative & professional tour guide. Made the trip fabulous. The driver of the bus was such a kind, caring and accommodating man. Thank you Travel Talk for a fabulous, memorable trip.

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N. Carlton

Yavuz was a fantastic tour guide. Can’t recommend him highly enough.

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C. Crennan

The tour was fantastic! Yavuz was an amazing guide, really had a positive impact on the group dynamic.

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G. Lilly

Could not have asked for a better tour guide. Yavuz went over & above to ensure our comfort, happiness & fun. He showed so much interesting information & I learnt a lot. His fun personality gave us a lot of joy. Thank you for such a great experience.

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B. Munro

Yavuz has been an exceptional guide. His knowledge about Turkey and its culture is outstanding and it’s a real credit to himself. I thoroughly enjoyed this tour & would do it again any day 🙂

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J. Young

Amazing tour, highly recommend, Yavuz the guide is brilliant, his knowledge + professionalism is beyond expectations.

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A.Gallacher

I have been on many tours across Europe, this one was the best by far, great tour leaders – fun, friendly, itinerary is perfect and overall just amazing. Can’t wait for my next Travel Talk tour! Already started planning. Such a good company!!

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C. Lane

Good value for money especially when booked on sale. Best part was the boat cruise in Ayvalik and camping in Gallipoli.

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C. Pritchard

Excellent!!! Enjoyed everyday of the Turkey trip. The sights were amazing & the guides and driver were very helpful , informative & friendly. Five stars.

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Tick off the ultimate bucket-list experiences in Turkey, from hot-air ballooning to camping at Gallipoli, on this 10-day ANZAC adventure. All breakfasts, 6 dinners and complimentary airport transfers on Day 1 of tour included.
  • Join your local guide in Istanbul’s Old Town as you visit the iconic Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia. Plus, an included Bosphorus River cruise.
  • Explore the magical landscapes of Cappadocia and witness sunrise from above with an optional hot-air balloon ride experience.
  • Get your camera ready for the Cotton Castle pools of Pamukkale – One of the world’s most magical natural hot springs. This place is filled with insta-worthy scenes!
  • After jam-packed days learning about the myths and legends of ancient Ephesus, Troy and Pergamum – enjoy the contrast of relaxing by the seaside of Ayvalik for a night.
  • 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.

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