Pamukkale - Hierapolis Amphitheatre
Pamukkale - Hierapolis Amphitheatre
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Itinerary

A short and sweet ANZAC Day tour - head to the Gallipoli Peninsula where you will attend a pre-ANZAC Day barbeque before attending the ANZAC Day Dawn Service and either the Australian or New Zealand memorial services before heading back to Istanbul for a tour of the Old City.

2019 - 'ANZAC Day Tour 2019 - The Digger Tour'
5 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Tuesday 23th April

Welcome to Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, meet your guide and the rest of your group.

Day 2
Wednesday 24th April

Gallipoli

Today we head to Eceabat, near the Gallipoli battlefields, where we will have a BBQ dinner. The remainder of the evening is free until we head to the Dawn Service site as soon as it is opened to the public. Here we will spend the night in nervous anticipation of the Dawn Service at 5:30 a.m.

(B, D)
Day 3
Thursday 25th April

Anzac Day at Gallipoli

Awake before sun rise for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. We become aware of the almost deafening silence as the moving service to commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day begins. You will then have the chance to attend the Australian or New Zealand Memorial service before a late afternoon drive back to Istanbul.

Day 4
Friday 26th April

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar. Tonight don't miss the optional Turkish Folklore evening.

(B)
Day 5
Saturday 27th April

Istanbul

Our tour concludes after breakfast and we bid farewell to our new friends.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
2. Attendance passes will be required for the ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli in 2019.
For more information please visit the Australian Department of Veteran Affairs website here..
http://www.dva.gov.au/commemorations-memorials-and-war-graves/commemorations-and-anniversaries
3. For information on how ANZAC day is run visit our ANZAC Day Information page.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    New Istanbul Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound Transfer - Istanbul
    New Istanbul Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • BBQ Dinner
  • 3 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Tour does not include :-
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • BBQ Dinner
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Day - Dawn Service and ANZAC Memorial Services
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace