Highlights: See the landing beaches and war memorials of Gallipoli Visit the Lone Pine Australian War Memorial Lunch included Take an optional walk along the Artillery Road Johnston’s Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels)
(This Tour departs every day except 23th, 24th and 25th April)
06:00 – 06:30 Pick-up from your hotel in Taksim, Beyoglu, Osmanbey, Sisli
06:30 -07:00 Pick-up from your hotel in Sirkeci, Sultanahmet, Beyazit, Laleli, Aksaray-Yenikapi and transfer to Eceabat
12:00 Arrive in Eceabat & Restaurant lunch
13:00 Depart from Eceabat for Fully guided Gallipoli Tour
Travel back to the days of World War I as you explore the war memorials, battlefields, and landing sites of the Anzac Campaign in Gallipoli.
Following a pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul, transfer by air-conditioned vehicle across the Dardanelles. Stop for lunch on the roof of the Grand Eceabat Hotel in Eceabat. Then, continue to Anzac Cove for the start of your afternoon tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula.
Learn the story of the fateful campaign as you visit all the most important sites, such as Brighton Beach, the 1st intended landing site for troops of the New Zealand and Australian armies. Go to Beach Cemetery, the most famous of all the Anzac cemeteries, and see the grave of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, one of the best-known of the Anzac soldiers.
Look at the Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach, below the sphinx where the dawn service is held on Anzac Day. Take an optional walk to Shell Green Cemetery on the Artillery Road from the shoreline to Lone Pine, site of the main Australian cemetery in Gallipoli.
Go to Johnston’s Jolly to see where the Turkish and Allied trenches were within 30 feet of each other. Stop at Chunuk Bair to see where the New Zealand troops put up an epic stand on 8 August 1915. At approximately 18:00, depart the Gallipoli Peninsula for the return transfer to Istanbul, stopping for dinner along the way.
See the landing beaches, World War I memorials and cemeteries of the Anzac Campaign on a full-day tour of Gallipoli from Istanbul. Enjoy breakfast and lunch as you cross the Dardanelles en route, go to Johnston’s Jolly, and much more.
17:30 Ends of the tour and depart for Istanbul
22:30 Arrive in Istanbul and drop off at your hotel.