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Gallipoli Day Trip from Istanbul
About This Activity
Gallipoli day trip from Istanbul is an everyday departure. Battlefield tour with experienced English speaking local tour guides.
Duration: 13 Hours
Highlights: Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, The Nek, Chunuk Bair, Brighton Beach
Live Tour Guide
Lunch is Included
Free Pick-up service
Pick-up from hotels on the European side of Istanbul available
Skip the ticket line
Free Cancellation up to 48 Hours
What to Expect
Pick up from your hotel (located central in istanbul) by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches early in the morning from your hotel to go to Gallipoli, after arrive on the tour we will visit ;
Brighton Beach, was the main base and favourite swimming spot for Anzac troops during campaign.
Beach Cemetery, contains the graves of over 300 Commonwealth soldiers including John Simpson.
Anzac Cove, was the landings of ANZACS in the Gallipoli campaign on 25 April 1915.
Ariburnu Cemetery, between the beach and the cliff under Plugge’s Plateau , contains 246 graves
Anzac Commemorative Site, where dawn services are held on Anzac Day, was built by the New Zealand and Australian governments and with the approval of the Turkish government.
Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, is a sculpture depicting a Turkish soldier carrying an allied soldier.
Lone Pine Australian Memorial, the name comes from a single pine tree which grew on the battlefield. It was destroyed, but the cones were collected and taken to Australia, then sent back to Gallipoli many years later.
Johnston’s Jolly, was occupied by elements of the Australian 2nd Brigade on 25 April, accessed by a road that marks what was the thin strip of no man’s land between the Turkish and Allied trenches.
Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, the 19th division commander Ataturk told his men: “I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die. During the time before we die other forces and commanders will take our place”.
The Nek, a narrow bridge of land and a vitally important position on the northern end of the Anzac front line and the scene of a tragic attack by the 3rd Light Horse Brigade at down on 7 August 1915.
Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, which the Allies aimed to occupy because of its strategic location overlooking the peninsula. They failed and Mustafa Kemal became a hero.
End of tour return back Istanbul and transfer to your hotel in Istanbul,