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Arrive in Istanbul. Free day. Welcome Dinner. Overnight in istanbul.

Enjoy a leisurely Bosphorous Cruise followed by an afternoon visit to the Grand Bazaar. Dinner and night in Istanbul.

Today we make our way from Istanbul to Gallipoli. Check in to hotel and spend the afternoon resting. In the early hours of the morning we will make our way to ANZAC Cove where we will wait for the dawn service to commence. Night in Canakkale / ANZAC Cove.

We attend the Dawn Service and you will also have a chance to attend the Australian Memorial Service at Lone Pine. We return to our hotel in the afternoon to rest and have an early dinner. Overnight in Canakkale.

After breakfast, depart for Troy, made famous in Homer's Iliad. Here you can climb inside the replica wooden Trojan horse and wander around the city walls. Next stop is the charming village of Assos with its stone houses, where we will spend the night. Overnight in Assos.

Today we visit Bergama, ancient Pergamum. Here you will seen the Acropolis, a temple, library and a vertigo-inducing theatre. We make our way to the port town of Kusadasi, where we will spend the night. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Early start for Ephesus, one of the most important ruin sites in the world. You will be amazed by the facade of the library and the large amphitheatre. We also visit St John's Basilica, and the house of Virgin Mary. We then depart for Pamukkale, where we will have dinner and spend the night.

Today we tour the ruins of the ancient Roman spa town of Hierapolis and enjoy Pamukkale's white travertines (calcium pools). After lunch we make our way to the charming seaside town of Kas where you will have a free evening. Overnight in Kas.

This morning we set out for Cirali, stopping along the way for a boat trip over the sunken city of Kekova. We also visit Myra, where it is believed the legend of St Nicholas began. After our visit to Myra, we make our way to Cirali. Overnight in Cirali.

Free day for you to explore Cirali - soak up the sun on the beach or go to the next village of Olympos to explore the ruins. Evening visit to visit the Cimera (burning rock). Overnight in Cirali.

After breakfast we depart for Antalya, visiting the ruins of Termessos along the way. We do a short tour of the city before checking into our hotel. Overnight in Antalya.

We have a big drive ahead of us today - after we depart Antalya, we set off for Capadocia, stopping off at Konya to visit the Whirling Dervish Museum. We also stop at Sultan Hani, the world's largest Caravan Saray. Check in to our hotel and have dinner. Overnight in Cappadocia.

This morning you will have the option of a one hour hot air balloon flight over the magical landscape of Cappadocia. You will have time to return to the hotel and have breafast before commencing our full day tour of Cappadocia which includes the Zelve Valley, Pasabag and the Goreme Open Air Museum. We also visit a carpet weaving centre where you will learn about the different types of weaving and dye techniques as well as the different types of designs that are particular to each area in Turkey. Overnight in Cappadocia. 

Today we visit Derinkuyu Underground City, which extends 8 levels below the ground and is carved out of volcanic rock. We also visit Avanos which is famous for its pottery before heading to Nevsehir airport for our flight back to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Historical tour of the old city of Istanbul including the Aya Sofya, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern and Topkapi Palace. Tonight we have a farewell dinner together. Overnight in Istanbul. 

Free morning for last minute shopping. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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The perfect mix of culture, history and relaxation, our Cultural ANZAC Tour will give you the chance to attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Service, experience the magic of Istanbul, the amazing landscape of Cappadocia, the natural wonder of Pamukkale's travertine pools, soak up the atmosphere of some of Turkey's most charming seaside villages and more.

Prices:

€50 per person twin share 
€50 per person single 
Early Bird discount of AUD0 per person if booked and fully paid six months prior to tour start date.

Price does not include flights. If you would like to fly with the group, and have a group transfer from the airport to the hotel in Istanbul, please ask us for more information.