Gallipoli derives its name from the Greek “Καλλιπολις”, which means “Beautiful City”, and indeed is!
The Gallipoli peninsula is one of the most sacred sites for the Turkish nation! Take part in this trip to Gallipoli from Istanbul, and at the end of the day you will be grateful for all the new memories!
As soon as we arrive in Gallipoli, we will visit the waterfront where the dramatic naval battle took place! The Gallipoli Campaign (Battle of Gallipoli) was one of the Allies great disasters in World War One. It was carried out between 25th April 1915 and 9th January 1916 at the Gallipoli peninsula. We will continue to Kabatepe War Museum which contains relics of the battle including original diary extracts and many letters.
The next stop will be at the Brighton beach and the Anzac Cove, where ”Anzac Day” is commemorated on April 25th every year. Some other sights are: the Australian Lone Pine, a solitary tree in Gallipoli, which marked the site of the Battle of Lone Pine in 1915, Johnston’s Jolly cemetery, Chuck Bair and New Zealand Memorials.
Last but not least, we will visit the Kilitbahir Fortress, which was built by Mehmet ” The Conquer of Istanbul”, to honor his successful siege of Constantinople in 1453!
Join this Daily tour to Gallipoli from Istanbul and travel back to 1915…
- Pick up/drop off to your hotel
- Professional guidance in English (please ask for other languages)
- Entrance fees
- Full Gallipoli tour
- All transfers by A/C and no-smoking bus
- Personal expences
- Customary tip to guide and driver
- Everything unless indicated differently
- Private tour is also available
- The driver will pick you up early in the morning, between 6:00-7:15, depending on your hotel location
- After we pick you up from your hote, we will make a stop for breakfast (open buffet), at around 8:30
- Upon arrival in Eceabat, we will have lunch on the roof of Grand Eceabat Hotel
- The tour ends at 17:30 and at 18:00 we will depart to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul (at 23:00), we will drop you off at your hotels
- Duration of the Tour : approximately 15-16 hours