ANZAC Cove | Gallipolli | Turkey
FROM: USD $715 pp

Head away on a short break with a difference. Pay your respects at Gallipoli and explore the ruins of legendary Homer's Troy with its famous Trojan wooden horse.

Prices & Dates
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Trip Highlights

Gallipoli Peninsular - ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair memorials, Johnson’s Jolly and The Nek
Troy - Trojan horse and ancient ruins
Day 1 and day 4 offer the opportunity for you to independently explore Istanbul. Consider a visit to the old city, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Hippodrome, Underground Cistern or Topkapi Palace
Gallipoli Region - battlefields and trenches
Istanbul - Explore the old city your own way


Breakfast daily and 1 hotel dinner
Guided sightseeing - Gallipoli and Troy (with others*)
Entrance fee to Troy
All relevant transfers and transportation in modern air-conditioned touring vehicle/coach
3 nights SUPERIOR hotel. DELUXE hotel options are also available upon request. Accommodation rating – See Trip Notes for details
English speaking, degree qualified Turkish tour guides on days 2 and 3
Airport arrival transfer on day 1
*This tour is operated in conjunction with other operators, not solely On The Go. Travellers may join from a variety of travel companies for touring arrangements each day and may be staying at alternative hotels

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture


Day 1


Welcome to Turkey! Arrive at Istanbul airport and transfer to hotel in Sultanahmet. Consider arriving a day or two earlier or perhaps stay a day or two longer to take maximum advantage of a stay in Istanbul! Rest of day free.
Overnight: Istanbul

Day 2

Gallipoli Battlefields

Istanbul – Gallipoli/Canakkale. This morning, we drive to the Gallipoli Peninsular. On 25 April 1915, Allied soldiers including Australian and New Zealand troops (who famously became known as the ANZACs - an acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landed at what has since become known as ANZAC Cove to commence the Allied offensive against the Turks with the intention of capturing the Ottoman capital and the road to Eastern Europe during WW1. Some half a million lost their lives in ferocious combat. A lasting legacy of this fateful campaign are the many poignant war memorials including the national memorials of Australia and New Zealand - Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair, along with numerous carefully tended cemeteries, the remains of crudely dug trenches (most often the only form of protection for troops on both sides) and of course ANZAC Cove. Our brave men are remembered annually at the commemorative Dawn Service.

However, Gallipoli is a region that can be visited year-round, affording you the chance to pay your respects, perhaps place a flower on the grave of one of our brave troops and learn about the history of the men who came to be known as the ANZACs on our guided tour of the area.
Overnight: Canakkale  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Legendary Troy

Gallipoli –Troy - Istanbul. Early this morning we continue to Troy. If you’ve seen the movie - ‘Troy’ based on poet Homer’s ‘The Iliad’ you’ll be familiar with Paris, his prized Helen and Hector on the Trojan side and Agamemnon and Achilles on the Aechaean (Greek) side. The legend of the lost city of Troy and Homer’s poetry was brought alive by it’s rediscovery in 1863. Subsequent excavations revealed 9 ancient cities, one on top of the other, dating back to 3000BC! We enjoy a tour of the ruins and see a replica of the Trojan wooden horse that helped sack Troy. The tour of Troy finishes mid morning and the remainder of the day is offered at leisure in Cannakale until 6pm when you are transferred back to Istanbul with a late evening arrival.
Overnight: Istanbul  |  Breakfast

Day 4


Our Mini stay concludes after breakfast. If you wish to extend your stay to explore the sights in Istanbul and Turkey then please speak to one of our expert staff who can arrange extra nights accommodation and excursions for you.

Additional Info

Please Note: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, whilst the Hagia Sofia is closed on Mondays. Please consider this when booking. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

The airport arrival transfer is included for all flights arriving into Ataturk International Airport.

This is a group tour not a private itinerary, as such touring and sightseeing will be conducted with other passengers.

Our Gallipoli and Troy Short Stay does not operate between 20 April - 30 April each year.

Prices & Dates

The 'Twin Share' price is per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Solo Room' price is applicable when a single room is required. Prices are based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

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Twin / Share
Solo Room
USD $715
USD $955
USD $715
USD $955

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Solo Room
Pre-Tour Accommodation - Istanbul
USD $115
USD $215
Post-Tour Accommodation - Istanbul
USD $115
USD $215
Princes Islands - 1 day
USD $155


The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Ramada Old City, Istanbul

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

A member of the reputable Ramada chain, the Istanbul Old Town property is modern and comfortable with excellent amenities. Guestrooms are bright and spacious with contemporary amenities. Two restaurants are on offer and our personal favourite is the wonderful roof top restaurant, serving delicious local cuisine coupled with a magnificent view of the City and Sea. The perfect way to end the day. Located in the heart of the Old City, near the Basilica Cistern and walking distance from all of the major monuments.

Hotel Akol, Canakkale

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Built in 1990 and recently renovated the Hotel Akol is a comfortable hotel with fantastic views across the Dardanelles. Guestrooms are bright and spacious and have excellent facilities including Wi-Fi being available throughout. There are a number of great restaurants and bars at the hotel, including Radika Fish Restaurant, arguably one of the finest sea food eateries in Canakkale. Sipping a cold beer in the evening at the trendy rooftop bar overlooking the city is the perfect way to end an evening. Well located on the seafront in the centre of town.

Kolin Hotel, Canakkale

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Looking out across the Dardanelles, the modern and bright Kolin Hotel offers well appointed rooms with hard wood flooring and tasteful decor. The hotel also boasts a luxury spa, wellness centre and a number of mouth watering restaurants all set within perfectly manicured lawns. Sipping a sundowner on the roof bar, overlooking the beautiful strait, is the perfect way to end the day. The hotel is located on the water’s edge a short drive from the town centre with beautiful views out to sea.

In Brief

Trip Type
Hotel Rating
Our rating: Superior
Tour Guide
Yes - for included sightseeing
Breakfast: 3, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 1
Sunset painting the sky orange in Istanbul
Pillars on a cliff in Canakkale
Sunset painting the sky orange in Istanbul

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