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Itinerary

This 5 day tour, starts and ends in Istanbul, Turkey.

2022 - 'ANZAC Day 2022 Digger Tour'
5 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday 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
Sunday 24th April

Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

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Day 3
Monday 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.

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Day 4
Tuesday 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.

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Day 5
Wednesday 27th April

Istanbul

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

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

Please Note :
1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. Maximum Group Size of 20.
2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
4. As international travel becomes possible again we are preparing some tour departures to include ANZAC Day at Gallipoli.
At this stage it is not clear if formal ceremonies will be resumed. They haven't taken place for the last few years due to covid restrictions.
However at the very least we will ensure these tours will be at ANZAC Cove at dawn. Our guide will hold a brief informal service, including the 2 minutes silence. Guests will be welcome to make a speech, lay wreaths etc.
5. The latest information regarding ANZAC Day 2022 at Gallipoli may be found at this "Department of Veteran Affairs - ANZAC Day 2022 page" .. https://www.dva.gov.au/recognition/commemorating-all-who-served/commemorative-services/anzac-day-2022
6. For information on how ANZAC day is run visit our ANZAC Day Information page.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Istanbul Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound Transfer - Istanbul
    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
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips except Driver and Guide
  • 4 Breakfasts
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Day - Dawn Service and ANZAC Memorial Services
  • Gallipoli - Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Hagia Irene (Aya İrini)
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - Old City
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
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Prices

Future prices have not been released for our ANZAC Day 2022 Digger Tour at this time.
Deposit Option available for ANZAC Day 2022 Digger Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2022
01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
$ 250.00
Child Discounts available for ANZAC Day 2022 Digger Tour :
 
Departing between
From Age
To Age
Discount
01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
8
12
25.00 %
* Conditions apply. Please refer to the 'Child Discount Rates' section of our Terms and Conditions.