Spend a day visiting Gallipoli and the Anzac commemorative sites on a full-day tour from Istanbul. Visit North Beach, Brighton Beach, Anzac Cove, Chunk Bair, the cemeteries, and more. Tours depart daily and are available throughout the year.
What to Expect
Gain an understanding of the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I on a full-day excursion by bus from Istanbul. You’ll leave Istanbul before breakfast, but there will be a breakfast stop en route.
At noon you’ll arrive in Eceabat and enjoy lunch and views of the Dardanelles from the roof of the Grand Eceabat Hotel.
You’ll have the full afternoon at Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli peninsula. Visit Brighton Beach, the original intended landing site for the troops. Stop at the Beach Cemetery, the most famous of all the Anzac cemeteries, where you can see the grave of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, one of the best-known Anzac soldiers.
Ari Burnu Cemetery, one of the first cemeteries, is situated between the beach and the cliff under Plugge’s Plateau.
See the Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach, just below the sphinx, where the dawn service is hold on Anzac Day.
Take an optional walk to Shell Green Cemetery on the Artillery Road from the shoreline to Lone Pine. The Lone Pine Australian Memorial is the main Australian cemetery in Gallipoli.
You’ll see Johnston's Jolly, where the Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels were within 30 feet of each other. Stop at Chunuk Bair, the site of one of New Zealand’s epic stands on the Gallipoli peninsula, on 8 August 1915.
At around 18:00 you’ll leave on the return trip to Istanbul and stop for dinner on the way.
- Round-trip transportation from Istanbul
- Lunch at the Grand Eceabat Hotel(fish and chips, or schnitzel)
- Professional English-speaking guide during the visit to the Anzac battlefield
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Drinks during lunch
- Personal expenses
- Tips for the guide and driver
Know Before You Go
This program is our own product as a official tour operator in Turkey.