Day 1: Istanbul. Welcome to Turkey! Today is your arrival day. Airport transfers are available from Ataturk International Airport during the hours of 8:00 am till 10:00 pm. Transfers will be made to your Hotel where you will be met by your Tour guide and checked into your room. For those who have arrived in good time we have a Anzac Party scheduled for tonight. This is an optional activity at an extra cost.
Day 2: Gallipoli - Dawn Service. We depart for Gallipoli at 7:00 (4.5 hour drive). A stop will be provided on the way down for supplies. We start our tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula a little after midday. The tour includes the Kabatepe War Museum, Anzac Cove, Lone Pine (Australia’s 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 approximately 21.30 pm we will depart to take our seats for the Dawn Service. Overnight Anzac Cove.
Day 3: Gallipoli Dawn Service. 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 years ago when your ancestors landed. After the services at approximately 3:00 pm we will depart Gallipoli and drive back to Istanbul (4.5 hour drive).
Day 4: The End of your Tour. Today your tour is over. Please make your own arrangements for departure remembering that your hotel will need you to check out before midday. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Includes: (B).
Note: Transfers from Sabiha Gokcen Airport can be arranged at extra cost.
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