• 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
  • 12 Day Luxury Anzac Day Tour
Duration
12 days
Tour languages
English
Guiding type
Fully guided
Group size
1 - 45
Hygiene protocol
Included
Budget Class
Luxury
Physical Rating
Moderate
Suitable ages
0 - 99
Pickup Location
Istanbul Air...
Dropoff Location
Istanbul Air...
International & Domestic Flight Tickets Covid-19 PCR Test Tour Itinenary Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly) Passport Validation Terms Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa) If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process Flight details for on time Airport transfer services Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Tour overview

Welcome to Istanbul - Turkey! With more time on your hands, you can experience our 12 Day Gold ANZAC Tour. This tour is visiting the most popular and beautiful sights in Turkey. Visit Istanbul, the Trojan Horse and ancient city of Troy, Gallipoli, and the ANZAC Dawn Service. Experience the Gallipoli battlefields, enjoy the cultural, touristic, and historical sights of Turkey. You will enjoy the sea, sand, and sun not to mention loads of fun. The tour covers Istanbul, Asklepion, and Red Basilica, the Roman city of Pergamon, the ancient city of Ephesus, the hot springs, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, and Istanbul City Tour. Plus The Goreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin, Love Valley, Devrent Valley, and Three Beauties will take you on a remarkable journey with its breathtaking view.

Tour includes arrival airport transfer from Ataturk Airport Istanbul, welcome cocktail, coffee, tea and snacks, luxury air-con transportation throughout, an ANZAC BBQ buffet dinner at the Gallipoli peninsula, all entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary, 5-star hotel accommodation in Istanbul, beachfront club hotel in Assos and professional English speaking tour guides who are experienced and best in their field. All you need is to book with us, we take care of all your travel needs and make your Gallipoli trip an unforgettable memory that lasts a lifetime!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Luxury Gold Anzac Day Tour , Anzac Conference , Istanbul City Tour , Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque, ANZAC Cove , Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial and Cemetery , Troy , Chunuk Bair , Dawn Service ,Pergamon ,Ephesus , Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour , Antalya Aspendos and Perge Tour , Konya Mevlana tour , Cappadocia , Goreme Open Air Museum

Itinerary

(Airport transfer from IST)

Welcome to Istanbul! Your guide will be waiting for you at the gate behind passport control/immigration at Istanbul International Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to assist and transfer you to your 5-star hotel. Watch out for the TravelShop Booking sign. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, welcome cocktail and ANZAC conference included )

After breakfast, we have Istanbul City Tour. Our first visit will be to Hippodrome. Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine.

Then we will visit Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque. Across from Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, it was built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.

Our next visit will be to Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years, it was once the largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque.

Lunch break at 1:00 pm. After lunch, TravelShop Group will take you to the Asil Efendi which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all-natural olive oil, soaps, and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores.

Optional Dinner Cruise On The Bosphorus:  

Between 19:30 to 23:30, Optional Dinner Cruise Tour will be held on Bosphorus’s calm waters. Dinner, unlimited local drinks (alcoholic, non-alcoholic & soft), belly dance shows, Turkish folklore shows, DJ performances, and great entertainment are all in for an unforgettable night. It will end at about 00:00 then hotel transportation. Overnight in Istanbul.  


VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)

We depart for Gallipoli at 7:00 am (4.5 hours distance). On the way, we will be watching the latest documentaries about the Gallipoli campaign and have lunch on the coast of Gabatepe. After this delicious break, the Gallipoli peninsula tour will start. The epic stories and facts of the soldiers that you are going to listen to on the fields Kabatepe War Museum, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australias Memorial and Cemetery, Quinns Post, Turkish 57th Regiment Cemetery, the Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial,

and Cemetery will capture you. Overnight in Canakkale.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and buffet dinner included)

Today we will visit the Trojan horse and the ancient city of Troy, located on the other side of the Dardanelles (approx. 1.5 hours distance including ferry). Troy is one of the most famous cities in history, remembering us Hector, Achilles, and Achaean Greeks, the sake of Helen, Paris, Agamemnon, and Priam. Your guide will tell the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse, and Helen of Troy. If you wish to buy snacks for the overnight camp, today is the best time to do it. There are also some food and drink stalls available at ANZAC Cove. Tonight at 5:30 pm we will meet at the hotel for our buffet dinner before

heading to ANZAC Cove for the Dawn Service. Overnight at ANZAC Cove.

If you don’t wish to stay outside at the ANZAC Commemorative Site overnight, we provide optional hotel accommodation in Canakkale. This option is not available after you arrive in Turkey, pre-booking is required.


Please Note: The governments of Australia and New Zealand have announced that the Gallipoli peninsula will be closed on 24th April 2022 for safety and security purposes, cemeteries and memorials cannot be visited as in previous years. The new opening time will be decided later on and before guests arrive we will inform you. For daily information and the processing questions you can contact with our head office: [email protected]

VISITED PLACES

(Dinner included)

Don't forget your warm clothes, sleeping bags, wet weather gear, torches, hat, sunscreen, and good walking shoes because Gallipoli is still as cold and dark as it was 99 years ago! Optionally, we can provide sleepings bags, please let us know at the time of booking.

 

05:30 - 06:15   Dawn Service, ANZAC Commemorative Site, North Beach

09:30 - 10:15   Australian Memorial Service, Lone Pine

11:30 - 12:15   New Zealand Memorial Service, Chunuk Bair

 

After attending the ANZAC services, at approx. 15:00 we will travel to Istanbul. The bus trip will be around 5 – 6 hours. So approximately at 21:00, you will be back at the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and dinner with alcohol and soft drinks included)

Drive to Pergamon (2 hours distance) - see Asklepion, Zeus's alter, the Red Basilica, etc. Bergama is the site of the Hellenistic - and later Roman city of Pergamon, ruled for several centuries by a powerful local dynasty. Its foremost attraction is the Red Basilica, a huge edifice on the river, originally built as a temple to the Egyptian god Osiris and converted to a basilica by the early Christians. It was one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor addressed by St John in the book of Revelation. After our guided Pergamon tour we continue towards Kusadasi. On the way, we will visit a place that continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center, followed by an optional Turkish Bath. After a good scrub down we will check in your hotel in time for dinner. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

(All meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included)

Ephesus is a 9000 years old city that houses The biggest temple dedicated to Artemis is The Artemision which is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. This guided tour will focus the Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre House of the Virgin Mary with details in this outstanding example of a Roman port city.

Sirince is local 19th-century architecture is well preserved and the village in its reputation goes beyond the borders of the country İzmir. It is famous for its homemade wines that are specially made from different kinds of fruits such as blackberries, blueberries, melons, and strawberries. Here the tour includes wine tasting and learning how to make fruit wine in the wine houses. Plus handicrafts made by local women can be bought and a very famous leather production center will be the next stop.

After a rich daily rich trip overnight in Kusadası.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and dinner included)

Around 8:00 the tour will move to the world-famous marvel of calcite travertines to Pamukkale. Before walking or swimming in Pamukkale’s travertine pools we will have a lunch break around 13:30. Walking around white calcium terraces and the ruins of Hierapolis, lying in the natural, hot springs waters will renew your body. The region at the same time has well-known textile products that and there will be an outlet shopping chance. At approximately 18.30 we will be on the way back. Overnight in Pamukkale.

 

Optional Tandem Paragliding:

Tangem Paraglidingmay is a good way to make this destination into a spectacular one. You can feel the wind blowing on high peaks on your skin and a stunning view of the land will make those moments a unique experience. 

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast and dinner included)

A great breakfast first for energy and arrive at Konya about 2.5 hours drive with a coffee break. Lunch will be in Konya. Mevlana Museum and the striking green-tiled mausoleum of Mevlana will take you to the peaceful world of the Sufi sect known as Whirling Dervishes. Arrive in Cappadocia at around 18:30 and overnight.

Please Note: If you are wishing to join the optional activity of Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning.


Optional Turkish Night Show

During the evening at 19:30 PM., we have an optional Turkish Night Show which is a tradition that has survived from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. You may have a great time in the real caves, with the rich Anatolian menu, unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, belly dance & Turkish Folklore shows, DJ Performance, and warm service of Anatolian Hospitality. Overnight in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

A new day, new destinations… The day starts with an Ozkonak Underground city visit that was built in Idis Mountain where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense and the galleries are connected by tunnels. The Goreme Open Air Museum will be the following destination that can be said that it is the heart of Cappadocia. The region was Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1985 and it hides the churches of Durmuş Kadir, Yusuf Koç, El Nazar, Saklı, Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary) Kılıçlar, Tokalı, and Dark churches. Plus Convent of Monks and Nuns, Chapel of St Basil, and St. Barbara can be seen either with lots of captivating church interior paintings that have reached today. With a few minutes’ walk, Cavusin will be waiting for you and you can explore The Christians who created living spaces for themselves in the fairy chimneys of those fleeing the oppression of the Romans. Lunch will be in Avanos which is the home of pottery dating way back to the Hittites. There will be a workshop visit and shopping chances here that can’t be missed. Love Valley and Devrent Valley that you can see the symbols of Cappadocia Three Beauties. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and overnight in Cappadocia.


Please Note: Our guests who are wishing to experience the Hot Air Balloon Tour will be picked up from the hotel at about 05:30 by sunrise. On the Hot Air Balloon, the sunrise over splendid fairy chimneys and valleys can be watched. The flight will last about 1 hour and end with a champagne celebration on the land.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Then we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast included)

Check out from your hotel and transfer to Airport. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future on one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Routes

Included

3 nights accommodations at Pullman Hotel in Istanbul

2 nights accommodations at Troia Tusan Hotel in Canakkale

2 nights accommodations with meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included in Kusadasi

1-night accommodation at Pam Thermal Hotel in Pamukkale

2-night accommodation at Gamirasu Cave Hotel or Grand Emin Kocak Hotel in Cappadocia

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Professional English speaking tour guides

10 Breakfasts,

1 Lunch

7 Dinners

 Arrival airport transfer between 8:00 am and 11:00 pm (every two hours)

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

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Guided Istanbul City Tour

Guided Gallipoli Tour

Guided Troy Tour

Guided Pergamon Tour

Guided Ephesus tour

Guided Pamukkale Tour

Guided Cappadocia Tour

Dawn and National Services (Australian & New Zealand)

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Travel insurance according to TURSAB law 1618

City tax

Please Note: The all-inclusive meals, soft drinks and alcohol are strictly limited to your hotel and are not applicable on your day tours.

Excluded

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Insurance: All types

Day 2 - Dinner Cruise On The Bosphorus

Day 8 - Tandem Paragliding Pamukkale

Day 9 - Turkish Night Show

Day 10 - Hot Air Balloon Tour

International flights

Tipping

Turkey entry visa

Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry

Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section

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