5 days/4 night from only £599pp
This itinerary aims to teach students about the role of the Commonwealth and former Empire countries who fought in the war. Soldiers from Australia, New Zealand, India fought alongside the allies in this ill-fated campaign, with over 250,000 allied casualties alone. Students will explore the battlefield sites at Lone Pine and Sari Blair and learn about the amazing evacuation plan that took place in the winter of 1916.
Day 1, Flight to Istanbul. You’ll be met by your Key Stage Rep and private coach for a guided tour of Istanbul. Evening meal & overnight in Istanbul
Day 2, Depart to the Gallipoli peninsula. Afternoon tour of the battlefields and memorials*. Afterwards catch the ferry across the Dardanelles. Evening meal and overnight in Çanakkale.
Day 3, Morning visit to the Military Museum then continue to Troy mentioned in the Iliad of Homer. Depart for Istanbul (around 5 hrs). Evening meal and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4, Visit to the British War cemetery (Crimea War) and an opportunity to visit the Florence Nightingale Museum (this visit is possible only with a special permission to be obtained in advance). Evening meal and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5, Morning visit to the St. Sophia – Blue Mosque & the Hippodrome. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (Groups returning on an early flight may need to stay an extra night or miss this day’s programme).
*Visits may include. Anzac Cave Arıburnu. The British War Cemetery. Kabatepe War Museum British War Memorial and Turkish War Memorial
- OCR GCE History A: Peace and War. International Relations 1890 – 1941
- OCR GCSE History B: Causes and events of the First World War (1890-1918)
- KS3 curriculum’s changing nature of conflict and cooperation between countries and peoples
This tour supports the Government’s initiative for students to learn about the role of the Commonwealth and former Empire countries who fought in the war.
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 130 6070
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✓ Accommodation on a b&b basis
✓ Multi-bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:15 leader place ratio