ANZAC - The Brigadier

14 Days / 13 Nights
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$3870
A 14 day tour of Turkey, including an Anzac Day special event at Gallipoli 2015. You will visit Istanbul, Antalya, Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia. Don't miss this experience!
Tour Highlights

Trip type : Group Tour

Trip runs : April.14.2015

Day 1 : Tuesday 14th April: Arrival Istanbul

You will be met at Istanbul International Airport. Transfer to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Check into your room and enjoy the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, you will meet your guide and the rest of your group. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 : Wednesday 15th April: Istanbul Old City

After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy a fully guided tour of the old city of Istanbul. Visit the Blue Mosque, St. Chora Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight Istanbul. 
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Thursday 16th April: Ankara, Cappadocia

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to depart to the nation's capital, Ankara, to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of Turkey's first President Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 : Friday 17th April: Cappadocia

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up to enjoy the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag, Uchisar castle and one of the fascinating underground cities ( The home of early Christians who hid underground from Roman persecution). Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight Cappadocia. Optional: Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dance show.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 : Saturday 18th April: Konya, Caravansary

After breakfast at your hotel, leave Cappadocia and head to west along the ancient Silk Road as the ancient traders did. Along the way you will visit Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana Whirling Dervish Museum in Konya. Overnight Antalya.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 : Sunday 19th April: Aspendos

After breakfast at your hotel, visit the ancient ruins of Perge with its impressive stadium walls and Aspendos, known as a one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor.Back to your hotel. Overnight Antalya.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 : Monday 20th April: Pamukkale, Hierapolis

After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale and the ruins of Hierapolis, an ancient resort city overlooking the terraces. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 : Tuesday 21st April: Aphrodisias, Kusadasi

This morning we will continue towards Kusadasi to visit the ancient city of Aphrodisias, famous in Roman times for its marble sculptures. Check in your hotel, dinner and overnight kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Wednesday 22nd April: Ephesus, Sirince

Absorb yourself in history with a guided tour to the ancient city of Ephesus and Temple of Artemis. Experience the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and stadium. This afternoon we will visit the former Greek village of Sirince, which is famous for its fruit wines and enjoy a leather goods presentation. Turkey produces some of the finest leather goods in the world and many are made here before branding in Italy. Overnight Kusadasi.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 : Thursday 23rd April: Pergamum

Today we will drive along the Aegean coast to the ancient city of Pergamum to visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum, its impressive temples and library that made Pergamum renowned cultural and political centre in its time.Overnight Ayvalik.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 : Friday 24th April:Troy, Cimenlik Fortress

After breakfast at your hotel, we will visit the archaeological ruins of Troy before continuing to the Canakkale port where we will visit the minelayer, Nusret, and Cimenlik Castle / Fortress. Cross the Dardanelles, once we arrive at the Gallipoli peninsula we will enjoy BBQ lunch before heading straight to Anzac to secure a good spot on the grass for the long night ahead.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12 : Saturday 25th April: ANZAC Day at Gallipoli

Wake up before sunrise to the ANZAC Dawn Service. Take some time to commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day. You will also attend the Australian and/or New Zealand Memorial services. Head to your hotel for some rest. Overnight Canakkale.
Meals: Dinner

Day 13 : Sunday 26th April Gallipoli

Early morning Departure to Gallipoli peninsula to visit the original trenches and tunnels, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, Johnston's Jolly and The Nek before returning to Istanbul.Overnight Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14 Monday 27th April: Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for final departure. End of our services.
Meals: Breakfast
 
What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cappadocia based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Pamukkale based on half board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Kusadasi based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Ayvalik based on half board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Antalya including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Canakkale including dinner
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Anzac Cove based on half board
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • BBQ Lunch
  • Commemorative gift
  • All service charges and taxes
 
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
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Accommodation Plan : 
  • Ottoman Hotel Park Istanbul or similar
  • Iris Hotel Canakkale or similar
  • Arora Hotel Kusadasi or similar
  • Melekler evi Hotel Cappadocia or similar
 DoubleSingle
JAN.01 - DEC.31 - 2015 $ 3870 $ 5467
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan : 
  • Ottoman Hotel Park Istanbul or similar
  • Iris Hotel Canakkale or similar
  • Arora Hotel Kusadasi or similar
  • Melekler evi Hotel Cappadocia or similar
 DoubleSingle
JAN.01 - DEC.31 - 2015 $ 3870 $ 5467

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