Tour info

ANZAC DAY 2017 - 5 Day Tour - 22-26 April

Tour Dates:

22-26 April, 2017

Tour Length:

5 Days/4 Nights

Tour highlights
  • Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli
  • Fully guided tour of Anzac Cove & Gallipoli's battlefields on 23 April
  • Also visit Shrapnel Valley, Johnston's Jolly, Shell Green, the Nek, Quinn's Post, Beach Cemetery, Turkish Memorial & more
  • Australian Lone Pine service or New Zealand service at Chunuk Bair for the Kiwis
  • Istanbul old city guided tour
  • Guided visit to ruins of Troy
  • Welcome evening & closing night party in Istanbul
  • Airport arrival transfer on 22 April
  • Turkish tour guide on every coach
  • Experienced Fanatics Anzac Day tour leader

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Our 5 Day Tour takes in Istanbul, the Gallipoli battlefields and the Anzac Day Services. We head to the Gallipoli area for a fully guided tour before the crowds arrive on 23 April and also visit Troy before the Gallipoli commemorations.

5 Day Tour Overview

We start in Istanbul with our traditional opening night party & an early evening walking tour of Istanbul's amazing sightseeing attractions.

The tour then heads to Gallipoli where we enjoy a fully guided tour without the crowds including Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, Johnston's Jolly, Shell Green, the Nek, Shrapnel Valley, Quinn's Post, Beach Cemetery, the Turkish Memorial & more.

We visit the ruins of Troy in the morning of 24 April before taking our place at Gallipoli for the sleep out overnight at Anzac Cove ahead of the Dawn Service.

Entry Fees & Meals

The tour price does not include entrance fees to museums. No entry fee is required at the Gallipoli battlefields or Anzac services. Turkey's currency is the Lira and exchange rates are approximately 1TL = AUD 0.40 / NZD 0.40 / GBP 0.25 / EUR 0.30 (as at early-2017). Some examples of entry fees to visit the main sites the tour takes in are:
  • Hagia Sophia - 30 TL
  • Topkapi Palace - 30 TL
  • Underground Cisterns - 20 TL
  • Troy - 20 TL
Breakfasts are included each morning of the tour (apart from Anzac Day). At other times there are a range of options for you to eat on the cheap. The ever-popular Turkish kebab is around 10 TL, or you can opt for western style restaurants - it's really up to you!

ANZAC DAY 2017 - 5 Day Tour - 22-26 April
  • Inbound transfer from Istanbul Atatürk or Sabiha Gökçen Airport
  • Anzac Day memorial services at Gallipoli
  • Two nights Istanbul hostel or hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • One night Gallipoli-area twin-share hotel with breakfast
  • Fully guided tour of Gallipoli battlefields & memorials on 23 April before the crowds arrive
  • Guided visit to ruins of Troy
  • Walking tour of Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district
  • Professional English speaking Turkish tour guide
  • Experienced Fanatics Anzac Day tour leader
  • Fanatics Anzac Day t-shirt & hoodie - Aussie gold or Kiwi black