3 DAYS BUDGET ANZAC TOUR TURKEY
Tour Start Date: 24.04.2010 Tour End Date: 26.04.2010
TravelShop Turkey ANZAC Day Tour Price - Per Person
Price: Euro 95.00
3 DAYS BUDGET ANZAC DAY TOUR GALLIPOLI SUMMARY:
Welcome to Turkey! Join the Istanbul city tour, ANZAC Dawn Service, visit the ANZAC Memorial and Gallipoli battlefields with our professional ANZAC tour guides and luxury buses. You will be able to join our ANZAC conference on the 23rd April 2010, between 6:00pm - 7:30pm, with experts coming from Australia, New Zealand and our tour guides which are expert about Turkey. If you book this tour until 25th of December 2009, the ANZAC conference will be FREE of charge. Our tour starts in Istanbul optional from two different locations: The Central Palace Hotel in Taksim or from the Hagia Sophia in Sultanahmet. We will depart to Gallipoli and on the 25th April we will you off in Istanbul at the place we picked you up. On 26th April, we will pick you up from the same locations for your Istanbul city tour. All you need to do is book with us and we will take care of all your travel needs!
Please ask for our FREE ANZAC DVD and tour documentary at firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Days Budget ANZAC Tour Turkey Itinerary:
Day 1 - Gallipoli Tour - Saturday 24th April 2010
(BBQ buffet dinner optional)
Our ANZAC day tour starts in Istanbul optional from two different locations: At 06:30am in front of the Central Palace Hotel in Taksim or at 07:00am in front of the Hagia Sophia mosque in Sultanahmet.
We depart for Gallipoli at 7:00am (4.5 hours drive). On the way we will have the chance to watch the latest documentary on the Gallipoli Campaign. A stop will be provided on the way down for supplies. Before we start our guided Gallipoli tour a little after midday, we will have lunch (not included).
The Gallipoli tour includes 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 drive to the coast of Gabatepe for our big ANZAC BBQ and buffet dinner (optional). At approx 9:30pm we will depart for the ANZAC 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 2 - Gallipoli Dawn Service - Sunday 25th April 2010
Don`t forget your sleeping bags, 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 bring 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 3:00pm we will depart from Gallipoli and drive back to Istanbul (4.5 hours drive). We will off in front of the Central Palace Hotel in Taksim or in front of the Hagia Sophia mosque in Sultanahmet.
Day 3 - Istanbul City Tour / Tour End - Monday 26th April 2010
Your Istanbul city tour starts optional from two different locations: At 09:30am in front of the Central Palace Hotel in Taksim or at 10:00am in front of the Hagia Sophia mosque in Sultanahmet.
TOPKAPI PALACE: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes wo
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 from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blu