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Insight Vacations launches new Gallipoli itinerary to coincide with centenary

October 16, 2014 Travel Deals No Comments Email Email

Insight Vacations has released an exclusive Gallipoli itinerary providing an alternative option for travellers to be involved in the ANZAC centenary in 2015. The new itinerary spends two days in Athens and includes a nine-night cruise with a special ANZAC Day service on board the ship – which will be anchored off the coast in proximity of the proceedings – featuring a live broadcast of the ceremony. The 12-day Gallipoli Anniversary and Aegean Cruise departs on 15 April, 2015 and is priced from $3,537 per person, twin-share.Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Penninsula, Turkey

The itinerary spends two days exploring Athens visiting the must-see attractions such as a visit to Acropolis to admire the Parthenon, Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, before transferring to Lavrion to embark on a 10-day cruise of the Aegean. Guests will sail to Istanbul, where they will spend two days exploring the city in depth, before embarking on various excursions in the lead up to the anniversary. Featured excursions include:

  • Cruise to Lemnos for an excursion to Moudros Bay, which served as an Allied base during the Gallipoli campaign.
  • Two days exploring Ephesus and Miletos, discovering the Odeon, Library of Celsus, Thermal Baths of Scolastika and Great Theatre.
  • A full day excursion of Gallipoli including visits to Anzac cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and the Turkish Memorial.
  • A half-day journey to Homer’s legendary city of Troy where guests can see an enormous reconstruction of the famous Trojan wooden horse.
  • Prior to the ANZAC Day ceremony a detailed documentary of the Gallipoli Campaign will be broadcasted onboard the ship.

There are three cabin options for the one-off departure:

  • 12-day Gallipoli Anniversary and Aegean Cruise (Superior Cabin) is priced at $3,537 per person, twin share (Single Supplement $500).
  • 12-day Gallipoli Anniversary and Aegean Cruise (Premium Cabin) is priced at $3,782 per person, twin-share (Single Supplement $500)
  • 12-day Gallipoli Anniversary and Aegean Cruise (Premier Cabin) is priced at $3,912 per person, twin-share (Single Supplement $470)

Insight Vacations also reminds agents that limited spaces are still available on the 12-day Splendours of Turkey (land only), departing 21 April, 2015. Priced at $3,350 per person, twin-share (Single Supplement $1,635).

For more information visit www.insightvacations.com or call 1300 727 767. Follow us on www.facebook.com/InsightVacations, Twitter @InsightVacation, Instagram @insightvacations.

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