Gallipoli Pilgrimage

Highlights

Visit Anzac Cove , Discover the personal stories immortalised at Gallipoli, Reflect at Lone Pine, Take a guided tour of the battlefields, Hear tales of heroism and camaraderie

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Travel to a region equated with one of the most significant military battles of our time. Be guided through Anzac Cove to the battlefields, the Nek and Lone Pine and share the stories of heroism and camaraderie that unfolded among the tragedies of what has become a defining moment in Australian and New Zealand history. Many say that the struggles of Gallipoli marked the birth of a national consciousness among Australians and New Zealanders. Take time out to explore Troy before returning to Istanbul. This journey provides a great opportunity to pay respect to those who lost their lives and to reflect on what they fought for.

Itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul/Gallipoli
Adorned with treasure from all periods of human history, Istanbul is not only one of the world's most fascinating places, it's also one of its most mesmerising. The Gallipoli Peninsula, a place of devastation and tragedy during World War I, is a place of great beauty and a memorial to all soldiers that fell there.
Day 2 Gallipoli/Istanbul
The Gallipoli Peninsula was declared a national park in 1973 and is blessed with a dramatic coastline, verdant woodlands and stunning views to offset its tumultuous history. The wonderful city of Istanbul has an incredibly rich history, amazing array of architectural styles, a delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, fascinating culture and oodles of style.