Best Anzac Day Express Tour Gallipoli

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Best Anzac Day Express Tour Gallipoli

Duration :   5 Days 4 Nights
The Price :   689,00
Max People :    44
Start Location:   Istanbul Airport
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Regular Turkey tours Date :  Tue 23 Apr , 2024 - Sat 27 Apr , 2024

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An Anzac Day Express Tour to Gallipoli typically offers a focused and expedited itinerary for travelers who wish to attend the commemorative events on Anzac Day (April 25th) at Gallipoli

Anzac Day Express Tour
Anzac Day Gallipoli Tour

Anzac Day Express 5 Days 4 Nights tour


Tour covers Istanbul city tour- Dawn service-  Gallipoli and Troy tour – Bosphorus cruise


Istanbul City Tour: Before departing for Gallipoli, immerse yourself in the captivating beauty and history of Istanbul. Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia, the magnificent Blue Mosque, the vibrant Grand Bazaar, and other historical treasures of this mesmerizing city.

Departure from Istanbul: The tour usually starts early in the morning from Istanbul, with transportation provided from central meeting points or hotels. Travelers may be picked up by bus or minivan and begin the journey to the Gallipoli Peninsula.( this will be informed before the tour start date)

Drive to Gallipoli: The journey from Istanbul to Gallipoli typically takes several hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Along the way, our tour guide will provide historical background and context about the significance of Gallipoli and Anzac Day.

Arrival at Anzac Cove: Upon arrival at Gallipoli, the tour group heads 20:00 pm directly to Anzac Cove, the site of the main commemorative events. Anzac Cove holds special significance for Australian and New Zealand visitors, as it was the landing site of the ANZAC troops during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I.

Commemorative Services: The tour allows participants to attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Anzac Cove. This solemn and moving ceremony begins before dawn and includes readings, prayers, hymns, and the laying of wreaths to honor the soldiers who fought and died during the Gallipoli Campaign.

Guided Tour of Key Sites: After the Dawn Service, you will be transfered to your Hotel and relax time. Next day the tour  include a guided visit to key sites of historical significance on the Gallipoli Peninsula and Helen of Troy. These could include Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair, the Nek, and other battlefields, memorials, and cemeteries associated with the Gallipoli Campaign.

Return to Istanbul: Following the commemorative events and guided tour, the group returns to Istanbul by late afternoon or early evening. Travelers are typically dropped off at designated drop-off points or their hotels, concluding the Anzac Day Express Tour.

It’s essential to book Anzac Day Express Tours to Gallipoli well in advance, as they tend to fill up quickly due to high demand, especially among Australian and New Zealand travelers wishing to pay their respects on Anzac Day. Additionally, travelers should be prepared for potentially long hours of standing and limited facilities at the commemorative events.


Comfortable Accommodations: Rest and rejuvenate in carefully selected accommodations, combining modern comforts with the essence of Turkish hospitality.


Who Should Join:

The Anzac Day Express tour from Istanbul welcomes all individuals who wish to pay tribute to the Anzacs and participate in this moving commemoration. Whether you have a personal connection to military history or seek to learn and honor, this journey is for you. Also if you are a small group as 2-3 families we are able to arrange private version of this tour. This private version of Anzac day Express tour will give you great flexiblity on your trip.


Accommodations on Anzac Day

Accommodation options for Anzac Day vary depending on the location where you plan to attend the commemorative events. The most significant Anzac Day Dawn Service takes place at the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, So Your Hotels will be Canakkale and close districts. Our company will arrange for you trouble free hotels of  Canakkale


What to bring? with you during the dawn service Gallipoli


Attending the Anzac Day Dawn Service is a solemn and significant event, and being well-prepared can ensure that you have a meaningful and respectful experience.

Here’s a list of items you may want to bring for the Anzac Day Dawn Service:


Warm Clothing: The dawn service is typically held outdoors, and the early morning can be chilly. Dress in warm layers to stay comfortable during the service. Consider wearing a jacket, sweater, or a thermal layer.


Rain Gear: Check the weather forecast before attending the service. If rain is expected, bring an umbrella or a rain jacket to stay dry.


Hat and Sunscreen: If the weather is expected to be sunny, bring a hat and apply sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.


Comfortable Shoes: You might need to walk to the service location, so wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on various terrains.


Anzac Day Service Program: We will provide a program with the order of service and important information. If available, carry a copy to follow along and participate.


A Torch or Flashlight: It may still be dark when you arrive at the dawn service site. A torch or flashlight can help you see where you’re going and read any printed materials.


Travel Mug or Water Bottle: Bring a travel mug with a hot drink or a water bottle to stay hydrated during the service.


Something to Sit On: The service might involve standing for extended periods. Bring a foldable chair or a cushion to sit on if necessary.


Respectful Attitude: Anzac Day is a day of remembrance, so maintain a respectful attitude during the service. Refrain from using mobile phones, talking loudly, or engaging in any behavior that may disrupt the solemnity of the occasion.


Camera or Binoculars (Optional): If you want to capture the event or get a closer view of any activities, bring a camera or binoculars. However, ensure that you use them discreetly and with sensitivity to the solemnity of the service.


Remember that the Anzac Day Dawn Service is a commemorative event to honor the sacrifices made by those who served their countries. It’s important to approach the service with reverence and respect for the significance of the occasion.


For Reasonable prices, choose us a reputable Local tour operator  with experienced guides who can provide valuable insights into the historical and cultural significance of the places you visit. Regular Turkey tours is  a reputable local company of Turkey and located at Canakkale. Participating in an Anzac Day Tour is a unique and moving experience that allows you to pay tribute to the brave soldiers who served their countries and learn about the profound impact of war on history and humanity.


Join us on the Anzac Day Express tour for a memorable and meaningful journey that honors the Anzacs and celebrates the enduring spirit of friendship between Australia, New Zealand, and Turkey. After the Anzac day remembrance you can continue to Ephesus or Cappadocia by local buses

After Express Anzac Day tour Where can I continue?

After anzac day Express tour you can continue and Conbine with Cappadocia tour, Pamukkale tour, Ephesus tour and istanbul daily city tours. For more information and perfect itinerary you can contact our Tour operators 7/ 24  Whatsapp: +90 531 378 9262


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May 13, 2023

We recently had the privilege of joining an Anzac Day Express Tour to Gallipoli, and I must say it was an unforgettable experience. From start to finish, the tour was well-organized, informative, and deeply moving.

First and foremost, the highlight of the tour was attending the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Anzac Cove. The atmosphere was incredibly solemn yet uplifting as thousands of people gathered to pay their respects to the fallen soldiers. The ceremony was beautifully conducted, with heartfelt speeches, poignant readings, and the haunting sound of the Last Post echoing across the cove. It was a truly moving experience that left a lasting impression on me.

In addition to the Dawn Service, the guided tour of key sites on the Gallipoli Peninsula was both enlightening and educational. Our knowledgeable guide provided insightful commentary and historical context as we visited sites such as Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair, and the Nek. Walking in the footsteps of the Anzacs and learning about their sacrifices firsthand was a humbling experience that brought history to life.

I was also impressed by the efficiency of the tour logistics. Transportation to and from Istanbul was comfortable, and the tour operator Hussain ensured that everything ran smoothly, despite the large crowds and logistical challenges of the day. The tour guide was friendly, professional, and passionate about sharing the history of Gallipoli with us.

Overall, I can’t recommend the Anzac Day Express Tour to Gallipoli highly enough. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to honor the Anzacs, pay tribute to their courage and sacrifice, and gain a deeper understanding of the Gallipoli Campaign and its significance in Australian and New Zealand history. It’s an experience that I will cherish forever.

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2023 Dawn service at Gallipoli

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April 30, 2023

“As an Australian, attending the Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli was an incredibly moving and humbling experience. Standing shoulder to shoulder with fellow Australians and New Zealanders in the pre-dawn darkness, overlooking the tranquil waters of Anzac Cove, I felt a profound sense of connection to the soldiers who fought and died on this sacred ground a century ago.

The solemnity of the service, with its haunting bugle calls and readings of letters from soldiers, brought home the enormity of the sacrifices made by the Anzacs. As the first light of dawn broke over the horizon, illuminating the rugged landscape, I couldn’t help but feel a deep sense of gratitude and respect for those who gave their lives in the service of their country.

Attending the dawn service at Gallipoli was a deeply emotional and unforgettable experience with regular Turkey tours that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. Hussain arranged us top notch trip to Gallipoli for Anzac Day. It serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of remembrance and the enduring legacy of the Anzac spirit.”

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Places You’ll See :

ITINERARY

23 APRIL - ISTANBUL

Welcome to Turkey. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Stay overnight


The rest of the day is leisure for you to explore the great city of Istanbul. Istanbul is easy to get around on foot if you stay in Old city region and there are plenty of attractions to see about the old city known as Sultanahmet.


Maybe head to the Grand Bazaar or the Egyptian Spice Market, both open today!


Also at evening it will be great to join Dinner cruise on the bosphorus where you can enjoy with dinner and dance shows


 

24 APRIL - ISTANBUL TO ECEABAT

Meet group at front of Hagia sophia. Our buses and guides will be ready there and please thick your names on the list of the group


12:00 noon Meet the group at Hagia Sophia Museum for bus allocation


12:15 pm Depart from Istanbul, stop half way for refreshments


17:00 pmArrive Eceabat


-----Free afternoon


20:00 pmDepart for Dawn Service


 

25 APRIL - DAWN SERVİCE GALLİPOLİ

05:30 am Dawn service


10:30 am Australian service at Lone Pine


11:45 am New Zealand service at Chunuk Bair


-----Return to the hotel - Check in at your hotel


 

26 APRIL- TROY AND GALLİPOLİ

08:00 am Departure for Troy Tour Visiting

  • The Trojan Horse,
  • Sacrificial Altars,
  • The 3700 year old city walls,
  • Houses of Troy I, 3000 B.C. - 2500 B.C.,
  • The Bouleuterion (Senate Building),
  • The Odeon (Concert Hall),
  • Remains of the various cities from Troy I through to Troy IX.

11.30 am Back to Canakkale and ferry to Eceabat for the lunch


12:00 noon Restaurant lunch


13:00 pm Departure for Gallipoli tour for Visiting,


  • Brighton Beach,
  • Beach Cemetery,
  • ANZAC Cove,
  • Ariburnu Cemetery,
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site,
  • Respect to Mehmetcik Statue,
  • Lone Pine Australian Memorial,
  • Johnston's Jolly, (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels),
  • Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery,
  • The Nek,
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

18:00 pm Departure to Istanbul


23.00  pm Arrive in Istanbul and drop off to your hotel


  • If you dont want to return back to Istanbul and want to continue to Ephesus we are able to arrange Ephesus tours too for you

 

27 APRIL- DEPARTURE DAY FROM ISTANBUL

After breakfast (08:15am), you're welcome to join us on a 2 hour cruise along the Bosphorus, the strait that divides European from Asian Istanbul. Returning to the hotel before


13: 30 pm hotel check-out.


This marks the end of a memorable 5 day ANZAC Express tour experience.

  • We will transfer you back to airport according to your Flight time
  • If you have time you may add Cappadocia Tours for 2 Days 2 Nights too.

 

FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is included in the Anzac Day Express Tour?

The Anzac Day Express Tour to Gallipoli typically includes transportation from Istanbul to Gallipoli and back, guided visits to key sites on the Gallipoli Peninsula and Troy, attendance at the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Anzac Cove, and informative commentary from knowledgeable guides throughout the tour.

How do I book the Anzac Day Express tour?

You can book the Anzac Day Express Tour through our website or by contacting our tour operators. We recommend booking well in advance, as spaces fill up quickly due to high demand for Anzac Day commemorations.

What should I bring with me on the tour?

We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing (layers are advisable), sunscreen, a hat, a water bottle, and any personal items you may need for the day. It's also a good idea to bring a camera or smartphone to capture memories of the experience.

Is food and drink provided during the tour?

Our Anzac Day Express tour include Lunch box, but it's a good idea to bring your own food and drink, especially for the long journey to and from Gallipoli. There may be limited food and beverage options available on-site, so it's best to come prepared.

Are there restroom facilities available during the tour?

Restroom facilities may be available at certain stops along the tour route, but they can be limited, especially at the commemorative sites. We recommend using restroom facilities before departing and being prepared for potentially long waits or limited amenities.

Can I bring children on the tour?

While children are welcome to join the tour, please keep in mind that the Anzac Day Dawn Service and guided tours may involve long periods of standing, walking, and potentially emotional moments. We recommend considering whether the tour is suitable for your child's age and temperament.

Is there an age limit for the tour?

There is typically no strict age limit for the tour, but participants should be in good health and able to manage the physical demands of the itinerary, including walking on uneven terrain and standing for extended periods during the Dawn Service.

What happens in case of bad weather or unforeseen circumstances?

While every effort will be made to ensure the tour proceeds as planned, unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather or logistical issues may arise. In such cases, our tour operators will do their best to provide alternative arrangements or refunds as appropriate.

Is photography allowed during the tour?

Yes, photography is generally allowed during the tour, but we ask that you be respectful of the solemn nature of the commemorative events and the privacy of other attendees. Flash photography may be restricted in certain areas, so please follow the guidance of your tour guide.

How do I contact Tour operators easiest way?

If you have any further questions or concerns not addressed in this FAQ, please don't hesitate to contact our tour operators online 7/24 Whatsapp + 90 531 378 9262  for assistance.

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance Fees
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Pick up /Drop of
  • Transport
  • Welcome Drinks

What's Excluded

  • Drinks at Lunch
  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Tips for driver and Guide

LOCATION

Why Book With Us?

  • * We are speaking your language
  • * 24/7 support helpline during tour and Travel in Turkey
  • * Flexible customisable tour and Activity options

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