Gallipoli is rich with historical sites and structures from the First World War. With our Gallipoli Tour, you can take a journey through time and trace the steps of the soldiers who fought on these lands.
The tour package includes the below steps, but you can customise your trip by letting your driver know which places you want to see. Your driver will be knowledgeable about the areas you will be visiting, so you can also ask him for a little info about each of your stops along the way. At the same time, you can enjoy the city from the comfort of your private vehicle, use the complimentary WiFi and enjoy snacks and refreshments during the ride.
Your driver will be waiting for you in the vehicle during each visit to the below steps.
1. The Pick-up
Your designated driver will pick you up from your desired location in Istanbul and you will start your journey to Gallipoli. The ride to Gallipoli will take around 4 hours.
2. Lunch Break at Gallipoli
Upon arrival at Gallipoli, you will have a lunch break in one of the local options; your driver will have a list of recommended restaurants for you. After lunch, you will head to your first place of visit: Anzac Cove. The ride to Anzac Cove will take around 1 hour.
3. Anzac Cove
The first stop of the tour, Anzac Cove is the point where soldiers from Australia and New Zealand set foot on the land. The area is secluded and surrounded by the forest, with a special area for the annual memorial ceremony, which is performed on April 25th of each year.
Following your visit to Anzac Cove, you will head to Conkbayiri (Conk Hill), which is located at a 15-minute drive’s distance from Anzac Cove.
4. Conkbayiri (Conk Hill)
Conk Hill is known as one of the most important points of the battle. With a 258-meter height, the hill has a clear sight of the coastal part of the area, making it a strategic vantage point. According to the records, the battle on Conk Hill went on for 4 days without a pause until the Australian and New Zealander forces were repelled by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and his army. Today, there are monuments on Conk Hill to represent the battle, and you can also see the preserved trenches that were used in the war.
Following Conkbayiri (Conk Hill), you will head to Hellas Memorial. The ride from Conk Hill to Helles Memorial will take around 30 minutes.
5. Helles Memorial
Helles is a war memorial, located on the southmost point of Gallipoli. Made in memory of the Commonwealth soldiers that lost their lives during the war, the memorial is also home to a 30-meter obelisk in memory of the fallen.
After Helles Memorial, you will head to Lone Pine memorial with a 15-minute drive.
6. Lone Pine Memorial
Named after the solitary pine tree that Australian soldiers saw upon their arrival to Gallipoli, Lone Pine Memorial is located at the east of Lone Pine Cemetery. It is possible to walk among the trenches used by the soldier during wartime and visit the cemetery.
After Lone Pine Memorial, you will be taking a tea or coffee break, and following the break, you will start your return ride from Gallipoli to Istanbul, which will take around 4 hours.
Your designated driver will drop you at your desired location once you arrive in Istanbul.
Following your booking, you will receive a confirmation email. You will also receive a second mail 1-2 days prior to your journey, containing your driver’s details and pick-up/drop-off information. You can always reach out to us via email or phone if you have additional questions.
Yes, though there may be additional charges for certain places such as airports. Detailed info will be provided during the booking process.
Of course, the tour is fully customisable during the ride.
We provide a 100% refund on cancellations up to 24 hours before the tour date and time.
While our drivers have local knowledge of the areas of visit, they are not qualified tour guides. The drivers will readily wait for you in the vehicle while you visit attractions.