7 Days Anzac Day Turkey Tour Package
7 days Anzac Day Turkey tour package starts from Istanbul and drive to Gallipoli. Dawn Service in Gallipoli peninsula and continue to visit Ephesus Ancient City, white terraces in Pamukkale, Hierapolis Ancient City, and Cappadocia region. You will depart from Istanbul and at the end of the tour, fly back to Istanbul.
7 Days Anzac Day Tour Package from Istanbul
24th April – Istanbul – Gallipoli
10:30 – 11:00 Met at the meeting point in Istanbul and depart for Eceabat from Istanbul.
Please note that this departure time may change.
There will be a rest stop half way where you can buy nibbles for the night ahead.
17:30 Arrival to the town of Eceabat where we will stop for the rest until our drive to the service site (Anzac Cove).
19:00 Join the convoy of buses for departure to the Dawn Service site where we will grab a space in the large crowd and wait, listening to the pre-dawn program.
(NO MEALS INCLUDED THIS DAY)
25th April – Dawn Service – Selcuk and Kusadasi (Breakfast box & Lunch box)
05:00 Anzac Cove Ceremony
After the service in Anzac Cove, you will depart for the Australian ceremony at Lone Pine because no bus transportation allowed you are going to walk up the Artillery Road over Shell Green which lasts around 1 hour.
10:30 Lone Pine Australian Service
11:30 Chunuk Bair New Zealand Service
New Zealanders continue on their walk from Lone Pine to the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You are going to follow the main road to the Chunuk Bair, this walk will last around 1 hour.
On your way, you are going to have a chance to see Johnston’s Jolly where are remains of Turkish and Anzac trenches, Steele’s and Courtney’s Post cemetery, Quinns Post Cemetery & 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial. We return back to Eceabat town after Anzac Services. Depart from Eceabat to Ephesus. Arrival to Ephesus and check into the hotel. Overnight in hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.
26th April – Ephesus Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Pick up from the hotel in the morning and departs from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour. Ephesus is the largest and best-preserved ancient city in Turkey. Visiting Mary’s house, the location of which is believed to be the house of the Virgin Mary from biblical scripture. Visiting Isabey mosque and Ephesus museum. At the end of the Ephesus guided tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Ephesus.
27th April – Pamukkale Tour – Cappadocia (Breakfast & Lunch)
Pick up from the hotel and drive to Pamukkale town. Have lunch at the local restaurant and a guided tour of the ruins of the Heiropolis and visit the travertines, a natural wonder of spectacular white rock terraces with scatterings of rock pools.
At the end of the Pamukkale tour, overnight bus for Cappadocia. Duration takes 10 hours.
28th April – Cappadocia
Morning arrival to Cappadocia. Check into hotel. Rest of the day. You can rest and explore the hotel town. As you know that there are many sights to see in Cappadocia and we will explore the other towns together with our local guides on next days.
29th April – Cappadocia Tour I (Breakfast & Lunch)
Pick up from the hotel by our travel team for the fully guided tour of Cappadocia, visiting Pigeon valley, Uchisar citadel (Rock castle), Goreme valley, Pasabagi fairy chimneys, Goreme open air museum, Avanos pottery center and Urgup. Overnight in Cappadocia.
30th April – Cappadocia Tour II – Istanbul (Breakfast & Lunch)
Pick up from the hotel by our travel team for a fully guided day tour of the region, visiting the Underground city, Red Valley (Kizilcukur), Pigeon Valley, Esentepe, Cavusin Village, Hospital Monastery.
At the end of the tour, transfer to Cappadocia airport and flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul. Tour ends.