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ANZAC Day 2025 – Digger Tour

This 5 day tour, starts and ends in Istanbul, Türkiye.

Whilst the ANZAC Day ceremonies are the central point of the tour, you’ll also soak up the rich history of cosmopolitan and ancient Istanbul.

Tour Highlights

  • Gallipoli – Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli – ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli – Lone Pine – Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli – Johnson’s Jolly – original tunnels
  • Gallipoli – The Nek – original trenches
  • Gallipoli – Chunuk Bair – New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli – ANZAC Day – Dawn Service and ANZAC Memorial Services
  • Istanbul – Old City
  • Istanbul – Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul – St. Sophia Museum
  • Istanbul – Topkapi Palace (Hagia Irene and Harem)
  • Istanbul – Hippodrome
Price from

$1,489.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Inbound Transfer - Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • - Outbound Transfer - Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • - Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • - Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • - Entrance fees
  • - Tips except Driver and Guide
  • - 4 nights accommodation
  • - 4 Breakfasts

Departures:

Contact our sales team for the 2025 dates.

Itinerary

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Türkiye, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston’s Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

Day 3: ANZAC Day at Gallipoli

Awake before sun rise for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service.

We become aware of the almost deafening silence as the moving service to commemorate our fallen forefathers on this special day begins.

You will then have the chance to attend the Australian or New Zealand Memorial service before a late afternoon drive back to Istanbul.

Day 4: 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, the Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar.

Tonight don’t miss the optional Turkish Folklore evening.

Day 5: Istanbul

Our tour concludes after breakfast and we bid farewell to our new friends.