Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

Gallipoli Private Tour

Private Tour

Istanbul - Available year-round, on request

from: $1149
2 or 3 Days
  • PRICE: per person, twin share
  • SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $1100 (2 days) | $1200 (3 days)
  • DEPOSIT: 30%
This private tour has been designed to make visiting Gallipoli stress-free and immensely rewarding.

See Gallipoli on this fully-escorted private tour. Walking on the hallowed ground of Gallipoli is a life-changing experience, and Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours has designed this package to make visiting Gallipoli stress-free and immensely rewarding. We’ll take care of all the travel arrangements so you are free to explore the history and tragedy of Australia’s most famous battlefield.

Day 1 > Istanbul to Gallipoli

Welcome to your Gallipoli battlefield tour. You will be met this morning at your Istanbul hotel by your English-speaking tour guide and driver, who will transport you in a private air-conditioned vehicle on the 4-hour drive to the Gallipoli peninsula. En route you will follow the shore of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles, the historic waterway that was the principal objective of the Gallipoli campaign. On arrival at Gallipoli you will have free time for lunch and then spend the afternoon exploring the Anzac sector. You will visit places made famous by courage and sacrifice including Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, Shrapnel Valley, Quinn’s Post, the Nek, Chunuk Bair and more. Your evening is free to rest and reflect on a moving day.

Day 2 – Gallipoli to Istanbul

This morning you will spend more time on the Gallipoli battlefields exploring the ground where the Anzac legend was forged. In the afternoon you will farewell Gallipoli and be driven back to Istanbul, where you will be dropped at your hotel. The journey may be over but the memories will last a lifetime.

*Breakfast Included

Day 1 > Istanbul – Troy – Gallipoli

Welcome to your Gallipoli battlefield tour. You will be met this morning at your Istanbul hotel by your English-speaking tour guide and driver, who will transport you in a private air-conditioned vehicle on the 4-hour drive to the Gallipoli peninsula. En route you will follow the shore of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles, the historic waterway that was the principal objective of the Gallipoli campaign. On arrival at Gallipoli you will have free time for lunch. You will cross the Dardanelles and travel south to tour the ancient city of Troy, immortalised in the tales of the Trojan War, its heroes as Hector and Achilles and also the tale of the Trojan Horse.

Day 2 > Anzac Cove – Cape Helles

Today you will return to the Gallipoli Peninsula to explore the Anzac sector. You will visit places made famous by courage and sacrifice including Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, Shrapnel Valley, Quinn’s Post, the Nek, Chunuk Bair and more. You then arrive at Cape Helles on the southern toe of the peninsula, where British and Frensh troops landed. You will further visit the impressive Martyr’s Memorial and discover the story of the Anzac’s forgotten battle at Krithia. Return to Canakkale. Your evening is free to rest and reflect on a moving day.

*Breakfast Included

Day 3 > Gallipoli – Istanbul

Today you will head to Suvla Bay, where some of the first British ‘New Army’ Battalions joined the action in August 1915. Here you will study the landings and also look at the history of the lost battalion, 1/5th Norfolk, the men from the Sandringham Royal estate who disappeared during the fighting in Suvla Bay. You will visit some of the less visited areas within the Gallipoli battlefields including Suvla Bay, Hill 60, Scrubby Knoll (Kemal Yeri) and Hill 971. At the end of an amazing day you will be transferred back to Istanbul for your onward arrangements.

*Breakfast Included

 2 or 3 days’ fully-escorted private touring with services of an English speaking local guide.
(or services of expert WW1 Historian at an additional cost)

 Comprehensive touring of all the major battle sites at Gallipoli, including many out-of-the-way sites visited only by Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours
  Pick-up and drop-off from central Istanbul hotels
  1 or 2 nights  3-star /  4-star accommodation in Canakkale
 Travel by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
 Breakfast daily
 All entrance fees as per the itinerary

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Ask about our airfare, hotel and car hire deals, which offer great discounts when booked in conjunction with our tours.

2-Day Tour

Total Cost: From $1149 per person, twin share, land only

Single supplement: $1100

Dates: Available year-round, on request

3-Day Tour

Total Cost: From $1589 per person, twin share, land only

Single supplement: $1200 

Dates: Available year-round, on request

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. In addition, your Historian may alter the sites visited on each day to suit local conditions. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure.

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Booking Enquiry

To read our booking terms and conditions please click here

Ask about our airfare, hotel and car hire deals, which offer great discounts when booked in conjunction with our tours.

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. In addition, your Historian may alter the sites visited on each day to suit local conditions. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure.

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