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Anzac Day Tour 2017 - The Colonel Tour

Anzac day tour 2017 - the colonel tour

Anzac Tours, Istanbul


Day 1 Friday 21st April

Welcome to Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, meet your guide and the rest of your group.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Mercure Istanbul Taksim Hotel


Day 2 Saturday 22nd April

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Late in the afternoon we will drive to Harbiye Military Museum for a short visit.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Mercure Istanbul Taksim Hotel (B)


Day 3Sunday 23rd April

Gallipoli Battlefields

Depart for the Gallipoli Peninsula early morning and tour the place where the ANZAC legend was born. Highlights will include the original trenches and tunnels, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial, Johnston's Jolly and The Nek. Afterwards we take a short ferry ride across the Dardanelles on the way to our hotel.

Overnight Çanakkale 4 star Ida Kale Resort(B, D)

Day 4 Monday 24th April

Troy

Today, we visit the archaeological ruins of Troy and we will enjoy a BBQ lunch. As soon as we are able we will cross the Dardanelles to the Gallipoli Peninsula and head straight to the Dawn Service area to secure the best spot possible.(B, L)


Day 5 Tuesday 25th April

ANZAC Day at Gallipoli

At first light we will commemorate our fallen forefathers during the moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service. You will also have the chance to attend the New Zealand Memorial Service before we head to our hotel for some well-deserved rest. Unfortunately the Australian service at the Lone Pine memorial has been cancelled.

Overnight Çanakkale 4 star Ida Kale Resort(D)

Day 6 Wednesday 26th April

Pergamum

Today we head south to the resort town of Kusadasi, on the way we enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent acropolis of the ancient city of Pergamum.

Overnight Kuşadası 5 star Suhan 360 (B, D)

Day 7 Thursday 27th April

Ephesus, Sirince

Absorb yourself in history today with a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis and a guided tour of the ancient city and stadium of Ephesus, before an afternoon visit to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at a local carpet village we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası 5 star Suhan 360 (B, D)

Day 8 Friday 28th April

Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before we drive east to the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castles). Here we will also visit the ruins of the city of Hierapolis, an ancient spa town just above the calcium terraces.

Overnight Pamukkale 5 star Colossae Thermal Hotel(B, D)

Day 9 Saturday 29th April

Saklikent Gorge, Fethiye

Heading south to the Mediterranean coast, we stop at the breath-taking Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest gorge. Here you can tube down the river and explore the awesome canyon.

Overnight Fethiye Boutique Marina Vista - Fethiye (B)

Day 10 Sunday 30th April

Fethiye boat cruise

Today we relax on a leisurely boat cruise around the picturesque 12 islands of Fethiye.

Overnight Fethiye Boutique Marina Vista - Fethiye (B, L)

Day 11Monday 1st May

Termessos, Antalya

After breakfast we head for Antalya, stopping along the way to visit the ancient Lycian city of Termessos which was built at a height of 1050 metres in the beautiful Taurus Mountain range.

Overnight Antalya 4 star Best Western Khan Hotel (B)

Day 12 Tuesday 2nd May

Silk Road, Konya, Cappadocia

Leaving the Mediterranean coast we follow the old Silk Road, heading for the lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia. We stop along the way to visit the Mevlana Dervish Museum in Konya and the Sultanhani Caravansary, a former stop for traders on the Silk Road.

Overnight Cappadocia 5 star Ramada Cappadocia (B, D)

Day 13 Wednesday 3rd May

Goreme, Uchisar Castle

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia through Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle and more. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folkdance evening!

Overnight Cappadocia 5 star Ramada Cappadocia (B, D)

Day 14 Thursday 4th May

Ihlara Valley, Underground City

Today we trek the wildly beautiful Ihlara Valley and explore the many levels of an underground city.

Overnight Cappadocia 5 star Ramada Cappadocia (B, D)

Day 15 Friday 5th May

Nation's Capital Ankara

Leaving the surreal landscape of Cappadocia behind, we head for the nation's capital, Ankara to visit the Mausoleum of Turkey's first President, Ataturk, before continuing on to Istanbul.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Mercure Istanbul Taksim Hotel (B)

Day 16 Saturday 6th May

Istanbul

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends. (B)

(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)


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How to meet your tour guide for Shore Tours

At Kusadasi Harbour, Istanbul Harbour and Izmir Harbour.
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After you get off the cruise, you will pass through the passport control and will see the shopping areas.
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On that area, you will see Peninsula Tours guides with your name sign and the agency logo sign tables who is showing it.
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General Conditions of Excursions Programmes?
General Conditions of Excursions Programmes
of our excursions and what is included please consult to your representatives.
Payments: Visa, mastercard, access, travellers cheques and all common use currencies are acceptable for the payments.
Cancellations: full refund will be given for the cancellations with 24 hours notification to your representative. It’s also possible to cancel an excursion by the phone number given on the back page.
No shows: Please be aware that in case of any noshow situation there will be no refund payment to the clients unless you can supply a doctor report or a pharmacy receipt stating the excuse of our clients.
Responsibility: All Peninsula coaches and service suppliers are insured with the highest legal possible limits available in Turkey.
Children & Group Reductions:
(*) 00 - 06 ages free of Charge
(*) 07 - 12 ages 50% or reduction
(*) For most of the excursions.
(Children reductions are valid if children are accompanied by their adults)
Groups min. 10 persons 10% reduction.
Not valid with any other offers.

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