Anzac Special 2021 - Option A

12 Nights - 13 Days

April 21 Fri: Arrival – Istanbul | Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Welcome cocktail and briefing. 

April 22 Sat: Istanbul | Full day tour to include the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem) St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar.
Optional: dinner with belly dancing entertainment. B 

April 23 Sun: Istanbul - Canakkale | After the break- fast depart from the hotel and continue to Gallipoli. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then drive to Hellespont with the largest memorial of the peninsula. Overnight in Canakkale B D

 

April 24 Mon: Canakkale - Troy - Gallipoli (ANZAC) | After the breakfast depart from the hotel to visit Troy and famous wooden horse. Afterwards free time in the city center then continue to Gallipoli. Dinner on the way to Gallipoli Eceabat in a local restaurant, early evening departure to Gallipoli for the Anzac ceremony. There is no hotel accommadition. B D 

April 25 Tue: Gallipoli - Canakkale | After the ANZAC ceremony cross the Dardanelles then continue to the hotel for over night. Dinner will be served at your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale. (Not a full service breakfast but a breakfast box) B D 

April 26 Wed: Kusadasi via Pergamum | After the brekfast, depart and Proceed to Ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and drive to Kusadasi, the pictur- esque port of Aegean Sea. Overnight in Kusadasi. Dinner in the hotel. B D 

April 27 Thu: Kusadasi | Today tour the ruins of Ephe- sus, Virgin Mary’s cottage, the 2.000 year old marble streets, a theater, the library of Celsius and Hadrian’s Temple. Visit a regional carpet production center. Afternoon optional: Sardis or Old Greek Village Sirince. B D 

April 28 Fri: Kusadasi - Aphrodisias - Pamukkale | Drive though fertile valleys to Aphrodisias city of Aph- rodite, then continue to Pamukkale ( white lime cascades) and visit Hierapolis. B D 

April 29 Sat: Pamukkale - Cappadocia | After break- fast depart for Cappadocia for overnight. B D 

April 30 Sun: Cappadocia | Optional early morning hot air balloon tour and experience. Visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, Saratli underground city. Overnight in Cappadocia. B D 

May 1 Mon: Cappadocia - Ankara | Morning departure to Ankara. On the way visit 13th century Agzikarahan caravanserai, afternoon tour of the Ataturk Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. B D 

May 2 Tue: Ankara - Istanbul | After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive to Istanbul. In the afternoon join an optional half-day Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner. B D 

May 3 Wed: Return | Transfer to the airport for your return flight home. B 

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