Dive into Adventure: 2 Days Gallipoli and Snorkeling Tour from Istanbul!
Immerse yourself in history at Gallipoli and embrace the thrill of snorkeling on this 2 days tour from Istanbul. Book now and make unforgettable memories!
Dive into History and the Deep Blue: The Perfect Blend in 2 Days at Gallipoli
Join us on a captivating 2-day journey to Gallipoli, a voyage that seamlessly intertwines the tales of the past with the mysteries of the sea. Explore the historic battlegrounds where heroism once reigned supreme and pay tribute to the valiant. Then, dip into the depths of the sea at ANZAC Cove, immersing yourself in a world teeming with aquatic wonder. This tour is a harmonious blend of historical immersion and underwater adventure, promising an experience that will linger in your memories for a lifetime. Book your adventure now and let history and the sea whisper their tales to you.
Day 1: Discovering Gallipoli's History
On the first day of your tour, the journey begins early in the morning around 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM with a pick-up from your accommodation in Istanbul, specifically from the Taksim or Sultanahmet area. You'll be transported to Eceabat by a non-smoking, air-conditioned minibus. Upon arrival in Eceabat at around 12:20 PM, you'll have lunch to refuel for the day's explorations.
After lunch, you will embark on a fully guided Gallipoli tour. The tour includes visits to significant historical sites, each holding stories from World War I. Some of the notable locations you'll visit during the guided tour are Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly (where you can explore Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57th Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial.
In the evening, around 06:00 PM, you'll return to Eceabat, where you'll check in to your hotel and spend the night.
Day 2: Snorkeling Adventure and Departure
The second day begins with an early start. After enjoying an open buffet breakfast, you'll depart for ANZAC Cove to experience an exciting snorkeling adventure. Snorkeling gear, including fins and masks, will be provided. Explore the underwater world and discover a WW1 shipwreck at a depth of 3-4 meters.
Later in the day, around 01:00 PM, you'll leave ANZAC Cove and return to Eceabat. Freshen up and prepare for your departure to your next destination, which could be Selcuk, Kusadasi, or back to Istanbul, depending on your chosen itinerary.
If you opt to return to Istanbul, a tourist bus will depart at 05:30 PM for your journey back.
- Seasonal Operation: This tour is available during the summer period from May to September.
- All Transportation: A/C 'NO-SMOKING' coach ensures a comfortable journey from Istanbul to Eceabat and back.
- Fully Guided Gallipoli Tour: Knowledgeable English-speaking guide enriches your experience.
- Meals: Lunch, an open buffet breakfast, and the snorkeling tour.
- Accommodation: A one-night stay in Eceabat.
- Personal Expenses.
- Drinks with Meals.
Pick-up and Drop-off Details
- Convenient Pick-up: From your hotel or hostel in Istanbul.
Unveiling Gallipoli: A 2 Days Adventure Worth Every Moment
Embarking on a 2 days journey to Gallipoli and experiencing the mesmerizing snorkeling adventure is a voyage into both history and the depths of the sea. This tour, perfectly curated for history enthusiasts and sea lovers alike, promises an unforgettable adventure from Istanbul.
Stepping into History's Embrace
As you set foot on the Gallipoli Peninsula, a profound sense of history surrounds you. The hallowed grounds of ANZAC Cove, where the ANZAC forces landed during World War I, echo the bravery and sacrifice of those who came before us. Walking through Brighton Beach and Beach Cemetery, you feel a connection to the past that words can't quite capture.
The memorials stand as timeless witnesses; each one tells a unique story of heroism and honors the fallen. The Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial—all invite reflection and pay homage to the soldiers who fought valiantly.
Diving into Adventure at ANZAC Cove
On the second day, the adventure takes a different turn. Snorkeling at ANZAC Cove offers an opportunity to witness history from a different perspective—below the sea's surface. Floating above the remnants of a WW1 shipwreck, you can feel the pulse of time.
The crystal-clear waters and marine life create an enchanting world to explore. With snorkel in hand, you'll dive into an aquatic realm, a stark contrast to the historical sites of the day before.
Why This Tour Will Leave You Captivated
The blend of historical immersion and exhilarating snorkeling makes this tour a remarkable experience. It's a unique chance to walk in the footsteps of the past and swim in the embrace of the sea. The serenity of the memorials and the vibrant marine life provide a profound sense of connection—to history and to nature.
Every moment in Gallipoli is a testament to courage, a deep dive into history, and an adventurous splash into the unknown. Don't miss the opportunity to be enthralled by both the tales of the fallen and the secrets of the sea.