ANZAC Day 2020 commemorations at Gallipoli have been postponed until 25 April 2021
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Day 1: Istanbul – Gallipoli – Troy – Canakkale (BL)
This morning you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to Eceabat. On arrival in Eceabat at approx. 12:30 you will be met by the local guide and after lunch, depart for a private guided tour of Troy. Discover the Trojan Horse, Sacrificial Altars, the 3700 year old city walls, the Bouleuterium (Senate Building), the Odeon (Concert Hall) as well as the current excavations in progress.
Transfer to your hotel for the night.
Day 2: Canakkale - Gallipoli – Istanbul (BL)
After breakfast, depart for your private tour of Gallipoli visiting Beach Cemetery,
ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels, 57. Regiment Turkish Cemetery, The Nek Cemetery and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. Return to Eceabat for lunch and drive back to Istanbul.
- Hotels with private facilities
- Private transportation from Istanbul to Gallipoli and back
- Fully Guided Private Troy and Gallipoli Tours,
- Professional English speaking guiding,
- Breakfasts and 2 lunches
- Turkey Travel Notes – issued by Innovative Travel
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
Accommodation based on the below or similar
Tourist Class: Anzac Hotel
Superior Tourist Class: Limani Hotel
First Class: Kolin Hotel
Special Class: Gallipoli Houses
Dress Codes Modest dress is required for entrance to holy sites – Men: Long pants, Women – skirt or long pants and shoulders covered.
HotelsOn coach tours, hotels in regional areas (i.e Pamukkale) can be of a slightly lower standard than the other hotels on the tour.
SightseeingAll sightseeing tours require a moderate amount of walking around historical / cultural sites. This is particularly true in Cappadocia where walks can be up to 1 or 2 km long and where a good level of fitness will ensure you get a maximum enjoyment from your visit. On some tours you may visit a carpet or handicraft shop where the locals will show how their crafts are made. There is no obligation to buy any products at any of these places.
TransfersTransfers are operated by drivers and are not guided. Some drivers may only have a basic command of English.
Optional ToursOptional tours offered during coach tours may not be guaranteed (even if pre-booked ex New Zealand) as they are subject to a minimum number of participants.
Private Sightseeing tours (if booked)If a private sightseeing tour is booked it is important that you discuss the days arrangements with the guide as the touring programmes have a degree of flexibility. It is important to discuss with the guide so that any specific requirements can be met or addressed at the time.
Istanbul airport transfers:For coach tours: airport transfers are included on days of the tour ex Istanbul Airport, a surcharge will apply for transfers to or from Sabiha Gocken Airport. Transfers from the hotel to the Airport may be on scheduled shuttles. Late Evning or early morning flights may require private transfers at a supplement.
For independent / private tours: if included, airport transfers are applied ex Ataturk Airport, a surcharge will apply for transfers to or from Sabiha Gocken Airport.
Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however all offers are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking. Note prices usually display available discounted rates if any, (eg. Early Bird Deals if applicable). All featured tour itineraries and offers maybe subject to change due to seasonal variations without notice, or due to local conditions or other conditions. Please confirm all details at time of booking. Travel insurance is mandatory for all Innovative Travel bookings. All passports must be valid for 6 months prior to your return to your home country. Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. Special VIP meet and assist offers are valid for New Zealand passport holders, for other nationalities please check at the time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Booking Conditions page.