The Anzac Tour of Turkey – TR703

The Anzac Tour of Turkey is a specially crafted to to remember the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who served in World War 1 at Gallipoli in Turkey. Attendance at the ANZAC ceremony April 24th. This tour is also available in 10, 8, or 6 day versions of the itinerary. Please Enquire.

13 Day Highlights

  • Tour of Istanbul: Topkapi Palace,  St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar.
  • Attend the Dawn Service at ANZAC cove
  • Kusadasi: Ephesus, Virgin Mary;’s cottage, 2.000 year old marble streets, a theater, the library of Celsius and Hadrian’s Temple
  • Pamukkale ( white lime cascades) and visit Hierapoli
April 21 Tue: Arrival – Istanbul

Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Welcome cocktail and briefing.

April 22 Wed: Istanbul

Full day tour to include the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem) St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B

April 23 Thu: Istanbul – Canakkale

After the breakfast depart from the hotel and continue to Gallipoli. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then drive to Hellespont with the largest memorial of the peninsula. Overnight in Canakkale B D

April 24 Fri: Canakkale – Troy – Gallipoli (ANZAC Cove)

After the breakfast depart from the hotel to visit Troy and famous wooden horse. Afterwards free time in the city center then continue to Gallipoli. Dinner on the way to Gallipoli Eceabat is in a local restaurant, early evening departure to Gallipoli for the Anzac ceremony. There is no hotel accommodation as all attendees have to enter before midnight the day before the ceremony at sunrise.. B D

April 25 Sat: Gallipoli – Canakkale

After the ANZAC ceremony cross the Dardanelles then continue to the hotel for overnight. Dinner will be served at your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale. (not a proper breakfast but breakfast boz will be served) B D

April 26 Sun: Kusadasi via Pergamum

After the breakfast, depart and Proceed to Ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and drive to Kusadasi, the picturesque port of Aegean Sea. Overnight in Kusadasi. Dinner in the hotel. B D

April 27 Mon: Kusadasi

Today tour the ruins of Ephesus, Virgin Mary’s cottage, the 2.000 year old marble streets, a theater, the library of Celsius and Hadrian’s Temple. Visit a regional carpet production center. Afternoon optional: Sardis or Old Greek Village Sirince. B D

April 28 Tue: Kusadasi – Aphrodisias – Pamukkale

Drive though fertile valleys to Aphrodisias city of Aphrodite, then continue to Pamukkale ( white lime cascades) and visit Hierapolis. B D

April 29 Wed: Pamukkale – Cappadocia

After breakfast depart for Cappadocia for overnight. B D

April 30 Thu: Cappadocia

Optional early morning hot air balloon tour and experience. Visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabag, Red Valley, Saratli underground city. Overnight in Cappadocia. B D

May 1 Fri: Cappadocia – Ankara

Morning departure to Ankara. On the way visit 13th century Agzikarahan caravanserai, afternoon tour of the Ataturk Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. B D

May 2 Sat: Ankara – Istanbul

After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive to Istanbul. In the afternoon join an optional half day Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with ne neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. B D

May 3 Sun: Istanbul

Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B

Includes:

  • First Class hotels with private facilities
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days (arrivals and departure from/to Istanbul Airport). 

Excludes:

  • Pre or post stay transfers are not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

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