6 DAYS LUXURY GALLIPOLI ANZAC TOUR TURKEY
Tour Start Date: 21.04.2010
Tour End Date: 26.04.2010
Ocean Travel Turkey ANZAC Day Tour Prices - Per Person
Double / Twin / Triple: Euro 491.00
Single Room: Euro 732.00
5% discount on early bookings or 10% off full payments!
6 DAYS LUXURY GOLD ANZAC DAY TOUR GALLIPOLI SUMMARY:
Welcome to Turkey! Welcome to Turkey! With more time on your hands you can experience our 10 Day Gold ANZAC Tour. This tour is visiting the most popular and beautiful sights in Turkey. First visit Istanbul, the House of European Culture 2010, Gallipoli and the ANZAC Dawn Service , the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy, and free time to explore Assos. Tour covers arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk airport, welcome cocktail, tea, coffee and snacks, luxury air-conditioned coach transport throughout, an ANZAC BBQ buffet dinner on the ANZAC Peninsula, all entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary, 5 star hotel accommodation and professional English speaking tour guides who have the insight, knowledge and experience to give you the best ANZAC tour money can buy. Conference about ANZAC Dawn Service and Turkey , given by ANZAC experts who will come from Australia and New Zealand, in cooperation with our professional Turkish ANZAC guides. We will make your trip a lifetime memory. All you need to do is book with us and we will take care of al your travel needs!
6 Days Luxury Gold ANZAC Tour Turkey Itinerary:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Wednesday 21st April 2010
(Welcome cocktail and ANZAC conference included)
We will meet at the Ataturk international airport, transfer to your 5 star hotel. Transfers from Sabiha Gokcen airport can be extra cost. You will get your room key and have rest of the day is yours to discover Istanbul til 06:00pm. Between 06:00pm - 7:00pm we will have a briefing about ANZAC Dawn Service and Turkey. It will be given by ANZAC experts who come from Australia and New Zealand and by our professional Turkish ANZAC guides. Welcome cocktail, tea, coffee and snacks are included. You will meet with the other ANZAC attenders and TravelShop Turkey team. We offer you to arrange your flights, to be at the hotel prior the conference starts.
Traditional 1001 Turkish nights departs optional from hotel lobby at 08:00pm. Offers Turkish dinner, drinks and entertainment. Enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. Enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. Overnight 5 star hotel in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour - Thursday 22nd April 2010
We depart from the hotel at 08:30am for the Istanbul city tour.
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.
Lunch break and then we head to the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
After the Istanbul city tour you have the option to have a Bosphorus cruise, you will have the chance to enjoy magnificent views of the Bosphorus straigt which is connecting Asia to Europe. Overnight 5 star hotel in Istanbul
Day 3 - Gallipoli and Troy Tour - Friday 23rd April 2010
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
We depart from İstanbul to Gallipoli at 07:00am. On the way we will watch the latest documentary on the Gallipoli Campaign. We come to Gallipoli for lunch on the coast of Gabatepe. After having lunch we begin our tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Visit Kabatepe War Museum, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australias Memorial and Cemetery, Quinns Post, Turkish 57th Regiment Cemetery, the Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial and Cemetery. After the Gallipoli tour, we depart for the ancient city of Troy (approx. 1.5 hours drive including ferry).
Your guide will give some information about the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy we drive to your boutique hotel in Assos (1 hour drive). Overnight boutique hotel in Assos.
Day 4 - Free Day in Assos / ANZAC Cove - Saturday 24th April 2010
(Breakfast and buffet dinner included)
It is your day to enjoy, rest and have fun with your new friends, or get some sleep before the Dawn Service ! There is also much to see in Assos. Your guide will give you info with ideas of where to visit. If you want to buy snacks for the overnight camp, it is the best time to do it. There are also some food and drink stalls available at ANZAC Cove. Tonight at 5:30pm we will meet at the hotel for our open buffet dinner before heading to ANZAC Cove for the Dawn Service. Overnight at ANZAC Cove. If you dont 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 5 - 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 approx 03:00pm we will drive back to Istanbul (4.5 hours drive). Overnight 5 star hotel in Istanbul.
Day 6 - Istanbul - The End - Monday 26th April 2010
After having breakfast, please check out your room before 11:00am, as your ANZAC day tour finishes today. Please make your own arrangements for departure or simply ask us.
We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another GoFethiye. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing GoFethiye
6 DAYS LUXURY GOLD ANZAC TOUR INCLUDES:
- Welcome Cocktail
- ANZAC Conference
- A range of Gallipoli documentaries
- 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
- 3 nights at 5 star hotel in Istanbul
- 1 night at boutique hotel in Assos
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Guided Gallipoli tour
- Guided Troy tour
- Guided Assos 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: 491.00 per person (double, twin or triple share)
Euro: 732.00 per person (single room)