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Istanbul & Gallipoli

Day 1 Tuesday 21st April 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

Day 2 Wednesday 22nd April Istanbul Oldcity
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Tonight you get to know your travelling companions a little better and enjoy some Turkish cuisine at your welcome dinner. Overnight Istanbul (B, L, D)

Day 3 Thursday 23rd April Gallipoli Battlefields
Depart for the Gallipoli peninsula early morning and tour this now serene site. Visiting original trenches and tunnels, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, Johnstons Jolly and The Nek before a short ferry ride across the Dardanelles. Overnight Guzelyali (B, L, D)

Day 4 Friday 24th April Cape Helles Services, Troy
Today, we visit the archaeological ruins of Troy. As soon as we are able we will cross the Dardanelles to the Gallipoli peninsula and head straight to the Anzac area to secure the best spot possible. Overnight ANZAC Cove (B, L)

Day 5 Saturday 25th April ANZAC Day at Gallipoli
At the ANZAC Dawn Service we will commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day. We also attend the Australian &/or New Zealand Memorial services before returning to our hotel for some well deserved rest. Overnight Guzelyali (B, D)

Day 6 Sunday 26th April Pergamum, Kusadasi
Today we head south along the Aegean coast and on the way we enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent acropolis of the ancient city of Pergamum. Overnight Kusadasi (B, L, D)

Day 7 Monday 27th April Ephesus
Visit Ephesus, one of the world’s best-preserved ancient sites and the House of Virgin Mary. Turkey produces some of the finest leather goods in the world and many are made here before branding in Italy. We finish the day with a leather goods presentation before a short drive to Izmir for a flight to Istanbul. Transfer to Istanbul hotel on arrival. Overnight Istanbul (B)

Day 8 Tuesday 28th April Istanbul
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)



Inbound & outbound airport transfers in Istanbul
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking bus
Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
Commemorative gift
One-way flight from Izmir to Istanbul and transfers
Tips except driver and guide
Entrance fees
6 nights – 4 & 5 stars accommodation
7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners (1 boxed breakfast on ANZAC Day)

Suggested optional activities
Tips – driver and guide

2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-10 PAX 11+ PAX
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