Anzac Day Tour-12 Days

Encounter the history, natural formations and magnificent scenery that Turkey has to offer in this 12 Day ANAZAC Day Tour. Begin your trip roaming the palaces and mosques of Istanbul, and explore the breathtaking sites of Cappadocia. Visit the calcium laden waters of Pamukkale, the Roman architectural theatres of Ephesus and the incredible ancient wonders of Troy and Pergamum. Sleep overnight in Gallipoli and pay homage to those have fallen at the Dawn Service and National Ceremonies.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

12 Days

ANZAC Day

Istanbul / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5-4 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

4.7

18 reviews

Festivals & Experiences

April

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This trip is the ultimate ANZAC Day and Turkey experience with 12 days to explore untouched landscapes, historic homelands, seaside towns and colourfully chaotic cities. All breakfasts, 6 dinners and complimentary airport transfers on Day 1 of tour.
  • Enjoy included sightseeing to Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and a cruise down the Bosphorus River during a lengthy 4-night stay in Istanbul.
  • Visit the Princes’ Islands for incredible views and a slice of local island culture – all just a short ferry-ride away from Istanbul.
  • The highlight of this trip will be an unforgettable Dawn Service spent camping out by ANZAC Cove for sunrise over the battlefields. Plus, an extra day in Gallipoli to explore the peninsula and wander without the crowds.
  • A trip to Turkey wouldn’t be complete without an optional sunrise hot-air balloon ride over Cappadocia, before exploring Pigeon Valley and Uchisar Castle with your guide.
  • 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.

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

10 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

Sightseeing

Blue Mosque
Hagia Sophia
Topkapi Palace Museum
Derinkuyu Underground City
Goreme Open Air Museum
Cavusin

Pigeon Valley
Uchisar
Ihlara Valley
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

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Deal/Discount

Price Per Person ( $ )

Sat 16 Apr 2022

Wed 27 Apr 2022

Guaranteed
Departure

Available

25 % Off

$1838 $1379

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End 27 Apr

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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
Accommodation
Ayvalik
GRAND TEMIZEL HOTEL
5 Star
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Kusadasi
MARINA HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
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.

4.7/5 18 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.22
  • Transportation 4.72
  • Value for Money 4.83
  • Guide 5
  • Overall 4.67

J. V. Stee

Couldn’t have asked for a better tour leader. Always has a smile and a joke as well as extensive knowledge of Turkey and what it has to offer. Everything was very well organised and explained to us clearly. Really made the tour the best it could be. Aweome drivers. Very smooth and efficient. Always helpful and kind with loading of bags and passengers.

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P. Duggan

Sami was a great tour guide, great English and knowledge about all sights couldn’t ask for a better person to do the “Anzac Tour”.

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Jackie Bowker

The 10 day Anzac Tour exceeded all of my expectations. The tour guide can make or break your experience but Sami 100% made it. He is so passionate about his country and it’s rich culture and history making it very infectious. I will definitely be looking to Travel Talk in the future when booking more trips. Thank you for your brilliant customer service and unforgettable experience.

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J. Malcolm

Sami was an amazing, kind, knowledgeable tour guide. He was very funny and thoughtful too.

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A. Woodall

Kev, thanks for a fantastic tour. Your knowledge of Turkey is outstanding. Definitely would recommend.

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E. Gavranich

Thank you Yavuz for being the best guide this trip. We’ve appreciated tour stories, jokes and companionship.

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K. Greulich

Yavuz was amazing, very engaging, knowledgeable and helpful.

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D. Gaskin

Yavuz was an exceptional guide. He made this the most enjoyable tour I have been on.

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This trip is the ultimate ANZAC Day and Turkey experience with 12 days to explore untouched landscapes, historic homelands, seaside towns and colourfully chaotic cities. All breakfasts, 6 dinners and complimentary airport transfers on Day 1 of tour.
  • Enjoy included sightseeing to Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and a cruise down the Bosphorus River during a lengthy 4-night stay in Istanbul.
  • Visit the Princes’ Islands for incredible views and a slice of local island culture – all just a short ferry-ride away from Istanbul.
  • The highlight of this trip will be an unforgettable Dawn Service spent camping out by ANZAC Cove for sunrise over the battlefields. Plus, an extra day in Gallipoli to explore the peninsula and wander without the crowds.
  • A trip to Turkey wouldn’t be complete without an optional sunrise hot-air balloon ride over Cappadocia, before exploring Pigeon Valley and Uchisar Castle with your guide.
  • 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.

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