Gallipoli Full-Day Tour from Istanbul

Product ID: 59200
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Journey back in time and visit the site of the ANZAC landings of World War I on an 18-hour tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula from Istanbul. Go to the battlefields of the Allied Forces, and see the war memorials that commemorate the fallen soldiers.
About this activity
Duration 18 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from hotels in the Taksim and Sultanahmet neighborhoods available on request
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the war memorials and battlefields of the Gallipoli Peninsula
  • Learn more about the ill-fated campaign of the ANZAC troops
  • Pause to reflect at the Commonwealth cemeteries
  • Travel by comfortable, reconfigured minibus
Full description
Take a trip into the past on a full-day tour of Gallipoli from Istanbul, traveling by air-conditioned minibus to the battlefields and war memorials of the ANZAC campaign of the Battle of Gallipoli during World War I.

Depart Istanbul early in the morning, stopping en route for refreshments. Upon arrival on the Gallipoli Peninsula, your tour will focus on the ANZAC sector of the infamous battlefields. Stop at 11 different points of interest to learn more about the fateful events of the Australian and New Zealand troops, including ANZAC Cove where the troops first landed and set up base.

Go to Beach Cemetery, where many of the soldiers who died during the Battle of Gallipoli were buried. Pause to reflect at the Lone Pine Memorial, one of 5 memorials on the peninsula that commemorate servicemen of the former British Empire killed in the campaign but who have no known grave. Visit the battlefields of The Nek and Chunuk Bair, where experienced guides will paint a picture that brings the war to life.

Then, return to Istanbul by comfortable 25-seat minibus for a hotel drop off and the end of the tour services.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation between Istanbul and Eceabat by air-conditioned minibus
  • Refreshments en route
  • Fully guided Gallipoli tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Restaurant lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner
  • Drinks during meals
  • Tips

When you get there

Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes in all seasons, and bring a hat and sun screen in the summer. Bring a raincoat in autumn, and warm clothes in winter