Daily Gallipoli Tour by Bus
TOUR INFO AND ITINARY
This is a full day city tour starting from your hotel by pick up at about 06.30am and ending by dropping you off to your hotel at about 23.30pm. Approximately, we will reach to Eceabat harbour at about 12.00pm and a nice lunch will be served. At about 12.45pm, we will start the fully guided Gallipoli Tour. The guide will tell you all the history and importance of the monements. Some of the most important highlights will be visited. Around 17.30pm the tour will end up and you will be transferred back to İstanbul. Below, you can find a short summary of the places you will be visiting during the Gallipoli Tour:
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 25th of April, 1915.
Arıburnu 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 Mehmetçik 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 25th of 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 7th of 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.
What is Included: All transfers, one lunch, all entrance fees, professional licenced tour guide in English.
Tips for Gallipoli Tours: Take some heavy jacket to protect yourself from cold. Bring camera to shoot some awesome photos and videos.
Cost: 120€ per person.