Anzac Day Tours, Gallipoli, Turkey

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Overview –

Gallipoli Anzac Day Tours | Anzac TurkeyDestinations:Istanbul – Gallipoli & ANZAC Day Turkey Memorial Service – Canakkale
Duration:4 days / 3 nights (2 Itineraries below – Customizable)
Departures:Every year for 23-26 April
Priced From:Limited Availability
Includes:All accommodation at a choice of 4-5 star or boutique hotels, sightseeing tours, Specialist Gallipoli Guide, entrances, land transport, indicated meals & taxes.

Gallipoli ANZAC tour with 2 choices package for 25th April ceremonies

Explore the main sights of Istanbul and attend the ANZAC Day Turkey ceremonies at Gallipoli. Start off by visiting the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar. Then travel southwards to the Dardanelles for the ANZAC Day Memorial Service at dawn on April 25th on the Gallipoli Battlefields, in tribute to those who died there in the First World War…

map of anzac day turkey

Route Map – Istanbul to Anzac Gallipoli

Brief Itinerary: Gallipoli ANZAC Tour – 4 days / 3 nights

Day 1 – Arrival and transfer in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Old City Tour, Free afternoon, Drive to Gallipoli in the evening.
Day 3 – ANZAC Dawn Service, Memorial Ceremonies. Return to Istanbul.
Day 4 – Free day Istanbul.

Detailed Itinerary for ANZAC Turkey Tour

(If you have a pre-formed group we can also customize a tour for you separately – please email us


23 April – Istanbul
Arrival and transfer from the airport to your hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight in Istanbul.

turkey anzac tour - hagia sofia istanbul24 April – Istanbul to Gallipoli (B, L)
Morning Old City Tour – Free Afternoon – Evening Pick up for Gallipoli:
Pick up from your hotel to visitthe Hagia Sophia, a great Byzantine architectural masterpiece. Admire the delicate design and Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque. Explore the ancient Roman Hippodrome with Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column. Finally, stop off at the dazzling Grand Bazaar with over 4000 shops.
This afternoon is free at your leisure. (If you like, you may relax in your hotel room, as we have the use of the hotel until 9pm).
Pick up in the evening at 9.00 pm and drive to Gallipoli to arrive in plenty of time for Anzac Day Turkey’s Dawn Service.

gallipoli anzac memorial site25 April: Anzac Day Turkey – Gallipoli to Istanbul (B, L)
Early morning Dawn Service – Anzac Cove – Chunuk Bair – Lone Pine
Arrival to Anzac Cove for 3.00 am, in advance of the first International Memorial Service which begins at 5.00 am. Following the remaining National Ceremonies at Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair, we make the return journey to Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.

26 April Istanbul (B)
Free day in Istanbul. End of the tour.


23 April – IstanbulIstanbul
Arrival to Turkey and transfer from the airport to your hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight in Istanbul.

anzac day tour istanbul24 April – From Istanbul to Canakkale (B, L)
Guided Anzac Day Tour
8:00am – Departure from the hotel. Drive south to Gallipoli. Fully guided tour of the Gallipoli National Park including the Gallipoli Battlefields, Anzac Cove, the original tunnels and trenches at Johnston Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Chunuk Bair New Zealander Memorial, Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Brighton Beach. A lunch break will be given during the tour. Drop off to the hotel. Free time to relax in the evening at the hotel until early morning pick up. Overnight in Canakkale.

gallipoli anzac memorial site25 April: Anzac Day TurkeyCanakkale (B)
Early morning Dawn Service – Anzac Cove – Chunuk Bair – Lone Pine
1:00am – Early morning pick up from the hotel and drive to Anzac Cove to await the start of the first International Memorial Service for ANZAC Day Turkey, which begins at 5.00 am. A breakfast box will be provided. Following the remaining National Ceremonies at Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair, we will drop you off at your hotel in Canakkale. Rest of the afternoon free to relax as you wish. Overnight in Canakkale.

26 April – From Canakkale to Istanbul (B, L)
9:00am – Departure from the hotel after breakfast. Return drive to Istanbul with arrival at about 2:30pm. End of the tour, or extra nights/Turkey tours upon request.

Anzac Day Tour Extensions:
Extra nights or more sightseeing in Istanbul, Ephesus or Cappadocia can be added upon request.


Great Choice of Hotels
When you email us to receive a trip quote, you’ll receive a suggested travel program with a choice of 3 hotels from our selection of 4-5 star, stylish boutique, special class or luxury hotels. All our tour packages are complemented with conveniently-located and established properties or the best available for rural regions. So rest assured that you will be able to retire in comfort each evening, and within easy reach of the center for exploring.

For more information, please see some of our boutique Turkey hotels here.

Prices & Dates:

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Please Note:
Based on double occupancy at selected properties.
Subject to availability at time of booking and advance booking required.
*Departs only at ANZAC period.

What’s Included:

  • All accommodation Half-Board (includes breakfast and dinner) at a choice of selected 4-5 star or boutique  hotels in Istanbul and/or Çanakkale (itinerary 1 or 2).
  • All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.
  • All tours with professional licensed English-speaking guidance (using a Specialist Gallipoli Guide for Gallipoli).
  • All transport with new-model air-conditioned vehicle.
  • All meals where shown in the itinerary with this legend (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner).
  • Pick up & drop off to hotel in Istanbul.
  • All parking fees and petrol.
  • All entrance fees to the visited sites in the itinerary.
  • All taxes.

Not Included:

  • Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personal expenses, porters, optional tips.


This Gallipoli Anzac Turkey tour departs for ANZAC period every year.

Change This Trip:

We are happy to make some minor changes provided those are compatible and acceptable with the smooth operation of the tour packages offered.

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