Tour Information




A 2-day trip to Gallipoli Peninsula with group tours visiting the battlefields and memorials of the ANZAC troops on the first day. After a night's accommodation, you will have the chance to snorkel at the North Beach by the ANZAC memorial to see the Milo steamer. Late evening return to Istanbul.

 

This is a regular group tour program taking place with a group of 15-20 people from different countries and places. You may or may not be together all the time throughout the program.

 

Private tour arrangements can also be made upon request. 

 

Day 1: Gallipoli Tour: You will be picked up from your hotel at around 06:00-06:15 in Taksim area or 06:30-07:00 in Sultanahmet area, then start driving for Eceabat, which takes around 5 hrs' drive from Istanbul. You will stop on the way for a small breakfast break, then arrive at Eceabat at around 12:00 to meet with your guide and the rest of the group. You will have lunch with the group, then start the tour of ANZAC battlefields and memorials. You will see Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, parts of Turkish and ANZAC trenches standing up to date, 57th Regiment Turkish Memorial, The Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. After the tour, you will cross the Dardanelles with a 20-min ferry ride, and check into your hotel. In the evening, you may go outside for a small walk through the streets of Canakkale and by the coastline, where you may also have a chance to see the actual Trojan Horse prop used in the movie Troy. Accommodation in Canakkale. (breakfast on the way, lunch before the tour)

 

Day 2: Snorkeling Trip: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:30 and cross the Dardanelles back to Gallipoli Peninsula. After a 20-min ferry ride, you will drive to North Beach, where you will have the chance to snorkel towards the Milo steamer, which was sunk deliberately by the Allied forces to form a breakwater and protect William's Pier against rough waves and weather. You will see the remains from above and swim around. The trip will be over by noon and you will return back to Eceabat, where you will have lunch and also have the chance to shower. You will have the afternoon free to yourselves until 17:30, then you will get on the tour vehicle and start driving back to Istanbul. You will be dropped off at your hotel at around 22:30. (breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

 

Alternative arrangements can be made instead of returning back to Istanbul upon request.

 

This program is available only between May 1 and October 15.


You are required to bring your own swimsuits, slippers, lotions and towels. You will be provided with fins, a mask and a snorkel for your use. (You may bring your own set as well :) ) 

 

The price is 136 EUR per person, including:

- 1 night's BB accommodation in double/twin room at a 3* or equivalent quaility hotel

- 1 half-day regular group tour w/ professional guidance in English

- 1 haf-day snorkeling trip w/ English speaking tour leader

- Lunch on the tours (except drinks)

- Entrance fees to the sites visited

- Transportation w/ A/C vehicles

 

The price excludes dinner, personal expenses and tips (optional).

 

If you are a single traveler, there will be an extra charge of 20 EUR.

 

Accommodation at 4* or 5* hotels can be arranged upon request.