2017 - 'ANZAC Day Tour 2017 - Ephesus Trooper'
5 - Day itinerary
Monday 24th April
Istanbul to Gallipoli
Morning departure to the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli stopping along the way to stock up on supplies and rations. Once we arrive at the Gallipoli Peninsula we head straight to Anzac Cove to secure a good spot on the grass for the long night ahead.
Tuesday 25th April
ANZAC Day at Gallipoli
Awake before sun rise for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. We become aware of the almost deafening silence as the moving service to commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day begins. You will then have the chance to visit Chunuk Bair to visit the Australian Memorial at Lone Pine before heading to Chunuk Bair Memorial to attend the New Zealand Memorial Service. Unfortunately the Australian service at the Lone Pine memorial has been cancelled. Late afternoon you will meet up with the Fez Bus again to head to the small town of Ayvalik for some well deserved sleep.
Wednesday 26th April
Pergamum to Kusadasi
This morning, you head south along the Aegean Coast towards Kusadasi, stopping along the way at the ancient city of Pergamum for a guided tour and the opportunity to check out some local Turkish handicrafts.
Thursday 27th April
Absorb yourself in history this morning with a tour of Ephesus, the former capital of Asia Minor and the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey, and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the site of the Temple of Artemis, or spend the day relaxing on an Aegean Beach.
Friday 28th April
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
- Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
- Commemorative gift
- Tips except driver and guide
- Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
- Entrance fees
- 3 nights - accommodation.
- 3 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
- Gallipoli - ANZAC Day program - Dawn Service and ANZAC Memorial Services
- Pergamum - UNESCO Heritage site
- Site of the Temple of Artemis
- Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
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This page is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.
Where more than one hotel is shown for a given overnight stop this means that we alternate between the listed hotels. The pre departure pack will show hotel for a given departure.
Prices & Departure Dates
Options & Add-Ons
Attendance passes will be required for the ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli in 2017.
For more information please visit this page
For information on how ANZAC day is run visit our ANZAC Day Information
Single travellers may share a twin room with another traveller of the same sex, if available. If a same-sex room share is not available then the single room supplement will be payable. Room shares are arranged in order of booking.
This tour is a '
' tour. This means it will depart regardless of how many people are booked on to it.