Anzac Day Tours 5 days 4 Nights

Day 1 – 22nd 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. Overnight Istanbul

Day 2 – 23rd April – Istanbul, Bosphorous cruise (B, L)
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya and the Hippodrome. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and after lunch we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value before a leisurely cruise on the Bosphorous, the body of water that separates two continents. Tonight don’t miss the optional Turkish Folklore evening. Overnight Istanbul

Day 3 – 24th April Gallipoli, BBQ (B, L)
Morning departure for the Gallipoli peninsula where will enjoy a BBQ lunch at Kabatepe before we head straight to the site of the dawn service to get a good spot for the long night ahead. Overnight ANZAC Cove

Day 4 – 25th April ANZAC Day at Gallipoli
Awake before sun rise to the ANZAC Dawn Service. We become aware of the almost deafening silence as we commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day. We attend the Australian &/or New Zealand Memorial services before a late afternoon drive back to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul

Day 5 – 26th April Istanbul
Our tour concludes after breakfast and we bid farewell to our new friends. (B)

Abbreviations

B = Breakfast L= Lunch D = Dinner (Lunch excluded on private tours)

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