3 days Anzac Day Dawn Service departs from Istanbul and first day you will do guided Gallipoli tour and stay overnight at hotel. Next day you will have guided Troy tour and you will stay in Anzac cove under the stars as Anzacs did 1915. You will have Dawn Servce on 25 April.
23 April – Depart From Istanbul & Gallipoli Tour
Meal : Breakfast – Lunch
06:30 Pick up from hotels then drive to Gallipoli.
12:00 Arrive in Eceabat. We will have lunch in local restaurant.
13:00 Depart for Gallipoli Tour. Today we will visit Gallipoli Peninsula where you will visit, Beach Cemetery (John Simpson’s Grave),ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place),Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial),Johnston’s Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches), View Shrapnel Valley, Turkish Memorial, The Nek & Walker’s Ridge, Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial).
17:00 Tour ends and drive to hotel. Check into hotel.
20:00 We will have welcome dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in Gallipoli Peninsula.
24 April – Troy Tour & Drive to Anzac Cove for Dawn Service
Meal : Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
08:30 Depart for Troy Ancient City Tour. We will visit Troy ancient City and Trojen Horse. At the end of the tour drive to local restaurant.
12:00 We will have lunch in a local restaurant.
13:00-13:30 Depart from Eceabat then we drive up to Anzac Cove.
We will try to get there as soon as possible to get a good position for the ceremonies. When the gate open we will get into service area and get good position and we will spend a night in the Anzac Ceremonies Area.
25 April – Down Service & Drive Back To Istanbul.
Meal : Breakfast box – Lunch box
05:30 Dawn Service will start in Anzac Cove.
After Dawn Service Ceremony at the Anzac Cove, we will walk to Lone Pine for Australian Ceremony. There won’t be any buses in the ceremony area. That’s why we need to walk all ceremonies area.
10:30 Australian National Ceremony at Lone Pine
After Australian National Ceremony walk on the main road to Cunuk Bair for New Zealander National Ceremony. While we are walking we will see the Johnston’s Jolly where are remains of Turkish and Anzac trenches, Steele’s and Courntney’s Post cemetery, Quinns Post Cemetery & 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial.
11:30 New Zealander National Ceremony at Cunuk Bair
After joining all ceremonies, our buses will collect you from road. Where you finish the last ceremony.
Afterwards, drive back to Istanbul and you will be dropped off infornt of Hagia Sophia Museum in Sultanahmet Old City.