ANZAC Day Memorial Tour

3 days,Istanbul to Istanbul

Witness the moving dawn service and accompanying memorials, explore the ancient city of Troy

With symbolic links to the dawn landing at Gallipoli, stand in the morning breeze and pay respect to the fallen on ANZAC Day at a dawn vigil. This special 3-day trip takes you by private bus along the Dardanelles, from Istanbul to the memorial site commemorating the common sacrifice for all of the nations involved. This moving tour will also include visits to other important sites such as Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair and the war cemeteries, making your visit to Turkey a unique and beautiful experience.

What's Included

  • Gallipoli battlefields and sites tour. Troy visit. ANZAC Day dawn service. Country-specific memorial services. Sleeping bag use.
  • 2 breakfasts. (Allow USD60-75 for meals not included)
  • Hotel (2 nts), sleeping bags for the ceremony.
  • Private bus, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12
Day 1 Istanbul

Depart Istanbul at 8am. Afternoon tour of the battlefields, cemeteries and other important sites.

Day 2 Troy/Canakkale (1B)

Morning visit to Troy with free time in the afternoon. Evening departure to Gallipoli ceremony site.

Day 3 Istanbul (1B)

ANZAC Day Dawn Service. Option to attend Australian, New Zealand and Turkish morning memorial services. Transfer back to Istanbul where tour finishes upon arrival in late evening. We highly recommend pre- or post-accommodation to fully experience this vibrant city.

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