5-Day Escorted Anzac Tour from Istanbul

5-Day Escorted Anzac Tour from Istanbul
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$1000
Duration: 5 days
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The services will commemorate the 101st anniversary of the 1915 landing. For information about what to expect and how to prepare for ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli.

Day 1: Friday 22nd April
Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, you will be met by our staff at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul

Day 2: Saturday 23rd April
Istanbul

After breakfast, enjoy a fully guided tour to the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Late in the afternoon we will drive to Harbiye Military Museum for a short visit. Tonight don't miss the optional Turkish Folklore evening.

Overnight Istanbul

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Day 3: Sunday 24th April
Gallipoli

Today we spend the morning at the southern tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula at the International Service at the Turkish Memorial, Mehmetcik Abide, and then the Commonwealth Service at the British Memorial. We then we enjoy a BBQ lunch before heading to the Dawn Service site.

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Day 4: Monday 25th April
Anzac Day at Gallipoli

Wake up 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.

Overnight Istanbul

Day 5: Tuesday 26th April
Istanbul

Our tour ends after breakfast.

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The services will commemorate the 101st anniversary of the 1915 landing. For information about what to expect and how to prepare for ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli.