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unnamed-23On The Go Tours, an award-winning tour operator specialising in locally led group tours and tailor-made holidays to worldwide destinations, is celebrating 19 years of tours to Gallipoli to commemorate ANZAC Day with a 20% discount for all ANZAC tours in 2017.

The 20% discount is available on the six ANZAC tours, four which visit Turkey and two which combine Turkey and Egypt, for departure in 2017 when booked by the 31st October 2016.  In addition, for those wanting to journey on in Europe On The Go is offering 10% off any second tour to Europe and Egypt when booked at the same time.

With sale prices starting from $636 per person, the six tours available range from four to 17 days and all offer a unique ‘once in a lifetime’ commemoration of ANZAC day. As with all On The Go Tours, guides are on-hand for the highlights, offering unrivalled knowledge of the country.

Photographer: Leading Aircraftman Rodney Welch Caption: An Aussie Slouch hat surrounded by poppy flowers in Afghanistan. The poppy is a significant symbol in military traditions dating back to the First World War. ANZAC day for the Australian Reconstruction Task Force will be marked by fields of wild poppies, similar to those experienced in the European and African Campaigns of 1914-18 and 1939-45.   Deep Caption: Australia has deployed an ADF Reconstruction Task Force (RTF), consisting of a combined arms team, to the Uruzgan Province in Southern Afghanistan as part of Operation Slipper. The RTF is in partnership with the Netherlands Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) and forms part of the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force. The RTF has a clearly defined role to work on reconstruction, improvement of provincial infrastructure and community based projects. The RTF also provides trade training to the local population and military engineering training to the Afghan National Army. This type of assistance is designed to benefit the people of  Uruzgan Province well into the future and form building blocks of a stable  and prosperous community. The RTF contains around 370 ADF personnel from predominately Queensland based units. It includes elements to provide command, security, engineering, and administrative support and is equipped with Bushmaster Infantry Mobility Vehicles (IMV), Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAVs) and armoured engineer plant equipment. Australia's contribution to ISAF is an important component of the Australian Government's commitment to assist Afghanistan achieve a stable  and secure future.

Giza & Gallipolli is a 13-day tour combining four days in Turkey to join the ANZAC commemorations after exploring the dramatic and majestic sites of Egypt, including the pyramids and Sphinx, Nile, city of Aswan, sailing on a traditional felucca and arriving into Luxor by boat. Travellers will be given the opportunity to; explore the WW1 battlefields on the Gallipoli Peninsular, attend the Lone Pine Wreath Laying ceremony, visit the trenches and memorial at Anzac Cove, join the Dawn Service and wander around the Lone Pine Memorials for quite reflection. There will also be plenty of time to take in the sights, smells and sounds of bustling Istanbul. The tour starts at $1,960  per person and takes place between 15 Apr – 27 Apr 2017.


Anzac Coo-ee is a nine-day tour of Istanbul and Gallipoli with visits to the Kilitbahir Fort Lone Pine Cemetery, the Nek, Chunik Bair and various other memorials and battlefields. After attending the evocative Dawn Service at ANZAC Cove travellers will be taken on a journey of discovery to some of Turkey’s fascinating ancient wonders such as Troy, Ephesus and Pergamum as well as an optional a dip in the thermal pools of Pamukkale. The tour starts at $1,596 per person and takes place between 21 Apr – 29 Apr 2017.

Anzac & Ancient Egypt is a 17-day tour combining Istanbul, the ancient wonders of Turkey, the fascinating sites of Egypt, and ANZAC commemorations in Gallipoli. After guided tours of Istanbul and the Gallipoli battlefields, including the Kilitbahir Fort, ANZAC Museum and Lone Pine Memorial, the ANZAC journey concluding with the poignant ANZAC Dawn Service. Travellers will journey on through Turkey to explore Turkey’s ancient wonders including Tory, Ephesus and Pergamum. Fly from Istanbul to Cairo for the final leg of the journey, taking in the majestic ancient pyramids, tombs and temples of Egypt. The tour starts at $2,176 per person and takes place between 21 Apr – 07 May 2017.


Anzac Bonzer  is an 11-day tour centered around the ANZAC commemorations, with an exploration of Turkey’s most iconic cities and sites. After guided tours of Istanbul and the Gallipoli battlefields, including the Kilitbahir Fort, ANZAC Museum and Lone Pine Memorial, the ANZAC journey will finish at the ANZAC Dawn Service. The next chapter in the journey takes in the historic Roman sites of Ephesus and Pergamum, followed by a refreshing dip in the unique cascades of water at the Pamukkale Thermal Baths. From the coast to the hinterland the next stop is the fairy tale like land of Cappadocia, including a visit to Konya to visit the Mevlana Whirling Dervish Museum. After exploriung the underground cities of Capacoodica the tour will end back in Istanbul. The tour starts at $1676 per person and takes place between 22 Apr – 02 May 2017.


Pure Anzac is a four day tour which is ideal for those who are short on time and want to visit ANZAC Cove for a slice of the action.  Travellers will begin their ANZAC journey with a trip to Lone Pine for the Australian Wreath Laying Ceremony before heading down to the Dawn Service site for the atmosphere charged ANZAC Eve vigil. After joining the Dawn Service, there will be plenty of time for quiet reflection at the Lone Pine Memorials. There will also be time to explore Istanbul by foot and boat, on a two hour cruise along the Bospherus, on either side of ANZAC activities. The tour starts at $636 per person and takes place between 23 Apr – 26 Apr 2017.

To find out more and book, please visit http://www.onthegotours.com/au/ or call 1300-855-684

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