Gallipoli Day Trip From Istanbul

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Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 14 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Sultan Hostel & Guesthouse, Cankurtaran Mah. Akbıyık Cad, Cankurtaran, Terbıyık Sk. No:3, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey, , Traveler pickup is offered, We can also pick you up from your hotel if lo.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore Gallipolis World War I battlefields on a day trip from Istanbul, and visit the poignant memorial sites dedicated to fallen Australian, New Zealand and Turkish soldiers. With an expert guide at your side, learn all about the brutal WWI campaign that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula and hear lesser-known tales about soldiers who lost their lives. Lunch, plus visits to key historical sites such as ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine, the Nek and Ari Burnu Cemetrart are included.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

Start your day with a hotel pickup or alternatively, board your air-conditioned coach near Topkapi Palace, and then travel south toward the peninsula of Gallipoli on Turkeys European side. After a stop to stretch your legs and enjoy breakfast in the town of Tekirgad (own expense), arrive at Gallipoli and start your tour of World War I battlefields.

Under Allied command, Australian and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli in 1915 with the aim of invading and capturing Constantinoplethe city that is now Istanbul. The troops were met with a fierce resistance from the Ottoman Turks and the battle dragged on for more than half a year and claimed thousands of lives. Today, the fields of Gallipoli serve as memorial sites for the countless Turks, Australians and New Zealanders who lost their lives in the battles.

Visit ANZAC Cove where some of the most significant battles of Gallipoli took place and hear about the day when the Australian and New Zealand troops first arrived at the cove. After walking along the headland, continue to Lone Pine to see the Australians main memorial site. Named after a solitary pine tree that grew there, the site bears the names of nearly 5,000 soldiers who have no known grave.

Wander through the old trenches of the Nek while hearing tales of troops charging from the surrounding woodland, and then visit Chunuk Bair, one of the few sites that the Allied troops managed to capture, albeit for a small period of time. The site now serves as one of the main memorials for New Zealand soldiers.

Stop for lunch in the early afternoon at a restaurant in town, and then continue exploring the now tranquil memorial sites around Gallipoli. Visit Ari Burnu Cemetery, where 252 servicemen lay buried, and take some time to walk around at leisure and pay your respects. Pass sites like Brighton Beach, the Beach Cemetery and the trenches at Johnsons Jolly, and then return to your coach for the journey back to Istanbul.

Your day trip then finishes in the early evening at the start point in central Istanbul.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

Lunch

Entry/Admission - Gallipoli Battlefield

Entry/Admission - Anzac Cove

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

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