5% discount on early bookings or 10% off full payments!
4 DAYS BUDGET ANZAC DAY TOUR GALLIPOLI SUMMARY:
Welcome to Turkey! You will have a fantastic experience with our 4 days budget Anzac day tour in Turkey . This tour is giving chance to visit the most famous and nice sights in Turkey. First of all you will visit Istanbul, housing European Culture 2010, Gallipoli and the ANZAC Dawn Service . You have an unforotable experience the Gallipoli battlefields, have the enjoyment the cultural, touristic, and historical sights of Turkey. You will go back to history of Gallipoli War in the Gallipoli battlefields. You will have fun with sea sun and the sandy beaches of Turkey . You will see Istanbul, Troy, Asklepion and Red Basilica on this tour. The tour begins with the transfer from the airport,Atatürk Airport, a wellcome party at your 3 stars hotel, dinner and fun of the Turkish night. You will be given information about the package tour by our profassional Anzac experts, from Australia and New Zealand, and also Turkish guide. You will just book this tour and we will be responsible for anything on your travel and holiday.
4 Days Budget ANZAC Tour Turkey Itinerary:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Friday 23rd April 2010
(Welcome cocktail and ANZAC conference included)
After meeting at the Ataturk international airport, take you to 3 star hotel. Coming from Sabiha Gokcen airport will be extra cost. You will get your room key and the rest of the day is yours to discover Istanbul til 6:00pm. Between 6:00pm - 7:00pm we will have a meeting about ANZAC Dawn Service and Turkey. Between 06:00pm - 7:00pm we will have a briefing about ANZAC Dawn Service and Turkey. It will be given by ANZAC experts who are Australian and New Zealander and by our professional Turkish ANZAC guides. Welcome cocktail, tea, coffee and snacks are all included. You will also meet with the other participant of Anzac tour and TravelShop Turkey team. You will be offered to make arrangement of your flights, to be at the hotel just before the our briefing begins . Stay the night at your 3 stars hotel.
For those in a party mood we have an optional ANZAC party scheduled for tonight. Party information, prices and details can be found here >>>
Day 2 - Gallipoli Tour - Saturday 24th April 2010
(Breakfast included - BBQ buffet dinner optional)
We depart from hotel to Gallipoli at 7:00am. On the way we will watch the latest documentary that gives some clues about our trip on the Gallipoli Campaign. A stop will be given on the way down for supplies. Before we start our guided Gallipoli tour a little after midday, we will have lunch thats exclusive. The Gallipoli tour has the Kabatepe War Museum, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine (Australias Memorial and Cemetery), Quinns Post, Turkish 57th Regiment Cemetery, the Nek and Chunuk Bair (New Zealand's Memorial and Cemetery).
After the tour we proceed to the coast of Gabatepe for our big ANZAC BBQ and dinner (optional). At about 9:30pm we will leave for the ANZAC Dawn Service. Overnight at ANZAC Cove. If you don't want to stay outside at the ANZAC Commemorative Site overnight, we provide optional hotel accomodation at Gallipoli. This option is not available after your arrival in Turkey, pre-booking is required.
Day 3 - Gallipoli Dawn Service - Sunday 25th April 2010
Take your sleeping bags with you,also warm clothes, wet weather gear and torches because Gallipoli is still as dark and as cold today as it was 95 years ago when our ancestors landed. Please don't forget your hat, sunscreen and good walking shoes! Optional we provide sleepings bags, please let us know at time of booking.
04:30am ANZAC Day Dawn Service
10:30am Australian National Service
11.45am Turkish National Service
01:00pm New Zealand National Service
After the services at about 3:00pm we will leave from Gallipoli and go back to Istanbul. Overnight 3 star hotel in Istanbul, dinner is not included.
Day 4 - Istanbul City Tour / End Of Your Tour - Monday 26th April 2010
We depart from the hotel at 10:00am for our Istanbul city tour. Please check out from your room, as we will not be back at the hotel in time.
TOPKAPI PALACE: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an wonderful collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE: Across the St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME: Ancient Hippodrome, where the chariot races were held in Byzantine times. It was a great enjoyment for the people at that centuries.
After Istanbul city tour your ANZAC day tour ends. You have the option to experience a Bosphorus cruise, you will have the chance to enjoy magnificent views of the Bosphorus straigt which is connecting Asia to Europe. We will drop you back to your hotel to pick up your luggage.
You can do shopping in the shopping centers that we recommend. We are the responsible from the shopping centers that we recommend. So that, you will have exact and guaranteed stuffs. Please make your own arrangements for departure or please let us know if you need airport transfer. We can arrange your transfer with an additional cost.
We hope you will have a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
4 DAYS BUDGET ANZAC TOUR INCLUDES:
- Welcome Cocktail
- ANZAC Conference
- A range of Gallipoli documentaries
- 2 nights at 3 star hotel in Istanbul
- 2 breakfasts
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Guided Gallipoli tour
- Dawn and National Services (Australian & New Zealand)
- Fluent English speaking professional tour guide for the duration of the tour
- All transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking new luxury coach
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Arrival airport transfers between 8:00am and 11:00pm every two hours
- FREE T-Shirt
TOUR PRICES: 5% discount on early bookings or 10% off full payments!
Euro: 149.00 per person (double, twin or triple share)
Euro: 179.00 per person (single room)