1 Day Gallipoli Tour from istanbul for passengers on the Emerald Princess Cruiser

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06.00 – 06.30 Pick up from Karakoy Cruise Port Istanbul
08.30 Have a stop for breakfast
12.00 Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch on the roof of Grand Eceabat Hotel (Viewing the Dardanelles)
12.45 Depart for Gallipoli Tour

The objective of the landing forces during the Gallipoli Campaign was, after having captured the high ground of the Peninsula, approach Narrows from rear and get control of the castles and batteries on both shores of the Dardanelles.

We start our tour at the Narrows, the narrowest point of Dardanelles. After having a quick look there in order to get the essence of the Narrows, we carry on our tour to visit the landing beaches.
On tour you will visit and hear about:

  • Karahisar Division Road
  • Camburnu Fort
  • The Grave of Unknown Captain
  • Balkan Wars Memorial 
  • Agadere Martyrs Cemetery
  • The Grave of Unknownı Artillery Captain
  • Degirmen Burnu Tabyasi
  • “Stop Wayfarer” (Memorial on the hillslope behind Kilitbahir village – Dur Yolcu)
  • Fort Kilitbahir
  • Namazgah Fort
  • Hamidiye Fort
  • Mecidiye Fort
  • Mecidiye Martyrs Cemetery
  • Corporal Seyit
  • Kilya Base
  • Maltepe
  • Kabatepe
  • Brighton Beach ( actual intended landing beach )
  • Chatham’s Post
  • Bolton’s Hill
  • Clark ‘s Valley
  • Victoria Gully
  • White’s Gully
  • Beach Cemetery (the grave of John Simpson)
  • ANZAC Cove
  • Ariburnu Cemetery
  • ANZAC Commemorative Site
  • Respect to Mehmetcik Memorial
  • Lone Pine Memorial
  • Johnston’s Jolly (Turkish and ANZAC trenches and tunnels)
  • Courtne’y’s & Steele’s Post Cemetery
  • Quinn’s Post
  • Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Memorial
  • Sergeant Mehmet Turkish Memorial
  • The Nek
  • Walker’s Ridge Cemetery
  • Baby 700
  • Battleship Hill & Location of Mustafa Kemal’s Headquarters
  • Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial

17.30 End of the tour
18.00 Depart for Istanbul
20.30 Have a stop for personal needs
22.00 – 22.00 Drop-off at Karakoy Cruise Port Istanbul

This package includes:

  • All Transportation in A/C ‘NON – SMOKING’ coach
  • Professional English speaking guiding
  • Breakfast en-route
  • Restaurant lunch
  • Gallipoli tour

This package excludes:

  • Drinks ( During the lunch )
  • Gratitudes for Guide & Driver

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