Gallipoli Pilgrimage

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Lone Pine
Anzac Cove
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What To Expect

Hear tales of heroism and camaraderie on this tour to Istanbul and the Gallipoli Peninsula.

Specifications

Type:
Multi-day Tours around Istanbul
Departs From:
Istanbul
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
2 days / 1 night
Availability:
daily at 6:30 AM
Product Code:
10917
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Description

Travel to a region equated with one of the most significant military battles of our time. Be guided through Anzac Cove to the battlefields, the Nek and Lone Pine and share the stories of heroism and camaraderie that unfolded among the tragedies of what has become a defining moment in Australian and New Zealand history.

Many say that the struggles of Gallipoli marked the birth of a national consciousness among Australians and New Zealanders. Take time out to explore Troy before returning to Istanbul. This journey provides a great opportunity to pay respect to those who lost their lives and to reflect on what they fought for.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Istanbul / Gallipoli

Be humbled while exploring a region equated with one of the most significant military battles of our time. Embark on a guided tour through Anzac Cove to the battlefields of Nek and Lone Pine, and be amazed at how this now serene coastline once saw such brutal scenes of war. Hear stories of heroism and camaraderie that unfolded among the tragedies of what has become a defining moment in Australian, New Zealand and Turkish history and take the time to read moving inscriptions etched onto a sea of gravestones.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)

Day 2: Gallipoli / Istanbul

The Gallipoli Peninsula was declared a national park in 1973 and is blessed with a dramatic coastline, verdant woodlands and stunning views to offset its tumultuous history. The wonderful city of Istanbul has an incredibly rich history, amazing array of architectural styles, a delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, fascinating culture and oodles of style.

On day two, perhaps take the opportunity to snorkel over a WWI shipwreck off the coast or venture further afield to historic Troy before returning to Istanbul. The journey provides a great opportunity to pay respect for those who lost their lives and to reflect on what they fought for.

Includes

  • Pick-up from the hotels in the Sultanhamet area of Istanbul

  • Transport (bus)

  • Hotel (1 night)

  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch

  • Fully guided Gallipoli tour

  • Visit to the Commonwealth graveyards

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • International flights

  • Passport and visa fees

  • Travel insurance

  • Post tour accommodation

Please Note

  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Children must be at least 5 years old to join this tour.

  • Pick-up will only be provided for hotels in the Sultanhamet area of Istanbul.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Some changes may occur in itineraries due to national holidays, inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications.

  • This is a join-in trip so you will likely share included activities with other travelers.

  • Accommodation is on a twin-share basis. Single Traveler rates are available. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 60 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 30 to 59 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 29 days or less prior to date of activity.

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