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2017 ANZAC Day Tours

Itinerary

2017 - 'ANZAC Day Tour 2017 - The Corporal Tour'
9 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday 22nd April

Welcome to Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, meet your guide and the rest of your group.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
Day 2
Sunday 23rd April

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Late in the afternoon we will drive to Harbiye Military Museum for a short visit. Tonight don't miss the optional Turkish Folklore evening.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
(B)
Day 3
Monday 24th April

Gallipoli

Today we spend the morning at the southern tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula at the International Service at the Turkish Memorial, Mehmetcik Abide, and then the Commonwealth Service at the British memorial. We then enjoy a BBQ lunch before heading to the Dawn Service site.

(B, L)
Day 4
Tuesday 25th April

Anzac Day at Gallipoli

Awake before sun rise for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. We become aware of the almost deafening silence as the moving service to commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day begins. You will then have the chance to visit the Chunuk Bair Memorial to attend the New Zealand Memorial Service before we cross the Dardanelles and drive to Ayvalik for a well-deserved rest. Unfortunately the Australian service at the Lone Pine memorial has been cancelled.

Overnight Ayvalik
4 star
(D)
Day 5
Wednesday 26th April

Pergamum

After breakfast we drive along the Aegean coastline and tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. We will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the resort town Kusadasi.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday 27th April

Ephesus, Sirince

Absorb yourself in history today with a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis and a guided tour of the ancient city and theatre of Ephesus. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and next we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their value before an afternoon visit to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 7
Friday 28th April

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before we drive east to the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castles), where we also visit the ruined city of Hierapolis, an ancient spa town just above the calcium terraces.

Overnight Pamukkale
5 star
(B, D)
Day 8
Saturday 29th April

Bursa

Today we head back to Istanbul, passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa where we will visit the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar.

Overnight Istanbul
Boutique
(B)
Day 9
Sun day 30th April

Istanbul

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Attendance passes will be required for the ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli in 2017.
For more information please visit this page
http://www.dva.gov.au/commemorations-memorials-and-war-graves/commemorations-and-anniversaries/overseas-commemorations-5
2. For information on how ANZAC day is run visit our ANZAC Day Information page.
3. Single travellers may share a twin room with another traveller of the same sex, if available. If a same-sex room share is not available then the single room supplement will be payable. Room shares are arranged in order of booking.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Commemorative gift
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 7 nights - accommodation.
    2 nights
    Boutique
    Istanbul
    1 night
    4 star
    Ayvalik
    2 nights
    Boutique
    Kuşadası
    1 night
    5 star
    Pamukkale
    1 night
    Boutique
    Istanbul
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Bergama - Pergamum Tour
  • Bursa - Green Mosque
  • Cape Helles - British Memorial
  • Ephesus
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St Sophia Museum
  • Mehmetcik Abide - Turkish Memorial
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Bursa
  • Bursa - Silk Bazaar
  • Cape Helles - International and Commonwealth Memorial Services
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Day program - Dawn Service and ANZAC Memorial Services
  • Istanbul - Harbiye Military Museum
  • Istanbul - Old City Tour
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines
  • Sirince - Village
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Accommodation

This page is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given overnight stop this means that we alternate between the listed hotels. The pre departure pack will show hotel for a given departure.

Turkey

Ayvalik
Kalif Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Hurriyet Caddesi No: 19
Sarimsakli, Küçükkuyu
Ayvalik
Ayvalik
Ph. :
+90 (0266) 324 49 14
Fax :
+90 (0266) 324 51 06
Kalif Hotel
Kalif Hotel
Kalif Hotel
Istanbul
Sirkeci Mansion Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Taya Hatun Sokak No:5
Sirkeci
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 212 528 43 44
Fax :
+90 212 528 44 55
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Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Fax :
+90 (0256) 614 4967
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Pamukkale
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Standard : 5 star
Address :-
Karahayit Mevkii
Denizli
Pamukkale
Ph. :
+90 (0258) 271 41 56
Fax :
+90 (0258) 271 42 50
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
Colossae Thermal Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
To
Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
01 Jan 2017
31 Dec 2017
999.00
180.00
Current 'Hot Deals' for ANZAC Day Tour 2017 - The Corporal Tour :
 
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01 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
15%
* This discount is only available to bookings that are paid in full by 31 Mar 2017
Deposit Option available for ANZAC Day Tour 2017 - The Corporal Tour :
 
Booked between
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01 Jan 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
01 Jan 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
$ 350.00

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