Gallipoli Full-Day Tour from Istanbul

4.9 / 5

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Gallipoli Full-Day Tour from Istanbul

From $117.19 per person

See the landing beaches, World War I memorials and cemeteries of the Anzac Campaign on a full-day tour of Gallipoli from Istanbul. Enjoy lunch as you cross the Dardanelles en route, go to Johnston’s Jolly, and much more.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick-up from hotels in the Taksim, Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, Şişli, Ortaköy, and Bebek areas of Istanbul between 06:00 and 06:30, from hotels in Sultanahmet, Beyazıd, Sirkeci, Laleli, and Aksaray between 06:30 and 07:00, and at 07.15 from hotels in the Ataturk Airport area

Experience

Highlights
  • See the landing beaches and war memorials of Gallipoli
  • Visit the Lone Pine Australian War Memorial
  • Lunch included
  • Take an optional walk along the Artillery Road
  • Johnston's Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels)
Full description
Travel back to the days of World War I as you explore the war memorials, battlefields, and landing sites of the Anzac Campaign in Gallipoli. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul, transfer by air-conditioned vehicle across the Dardanelles. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant in Eceabat. Then, continue to Anzac Cove for the start of your afternoon tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Learn the story of the fateful campaign as you visit all the most important sites, such as Brighton Beach, the 1st intended landing site for troops of the New Zealand and Australian armies. Go to Beach Cemetery, the most famous of all the Anzac cemeteries, and see the grave of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, one of the best-known of the Anzac soldiers. Look at the Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach, below the sphinx where the dawn service is held on Anzac Day. Take an optional walk to Shell Green Cemetery on the Artillery Road from the shoreline to Lone Pine, site of the main Australian cemetery in Gallipoli. Go to Johnston's Jolly to see where the Turkish and Allied trenches were within 30 feet of each other. Stop at Chunuk Bair to see where the New Zealand troops put up an epic stand on 8 August 1915. At approximately 6:00 PM, depart the Gallipoli Peninsula for the return transfer to Istanbul, stopping for dinner along the way.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Istanbul
  • English-speaking guiding
  • Lunch at the Grand Eceabat Hotel (fish and chips, or schnitzel)
  • Gallipoli tour
  • All entrance fees
  • Dinner
  • Drinks (during lunch)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for the guide and driver
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones

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    4.9 /5

    based on 7 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      3/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Safety
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    Tres belle excursion. Le guide etait parfait, passionne et passionnant. Visite en petit groupe (4 personnes), ce qui est beaucoup convivial que certains bus complets que nous avons croises. Seul bemol au retour a Istanbul, je me suis retrouvee "larguee" par le chauffeur a plus de trois rues de mon hotel, de nuit, sans meme qu'il m'indique quelle direction prendre pour rentrer.

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    November 10, 2019

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    This tour was nothing short of incredible, lovely and helpful people organizing and the tour guides are well educated!

    August 3, 2019

    Really big day. 5 hours there on the bus, 5 hours back. But definitely worth it.

    June 17, 2019

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