Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park can be considered as one of the most important places of Canakkale. The area is quite wide and it is hard to perform a full tour without vehicle since the complete length of the Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park is around 100 Km.
There are mini-busses going to the North Part of the Gallipoli Peninsula which stops at the Grand Turkish Memorial. These mini busses departs from Kilitbahir village. On the other hand, there are midi-busses going to the Kabatepe Harbour, which is located on the north part of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Anzac Cove is about 5 km away from the Kabatepe Harbour. Beside the Kabatepe Harbour, there is a lovely beach called Kabatepe Beach with several camping and restaurant facilities.
Regular daily Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park tours ( Anzac Tours) are available in the day time. The English spoken tours mainly focus on North part of the peninsula (particularly Australian and New Zealand sites)
Gallipoli Tour includes the transfers with a/c busses, english spoken guide, entrance fees and lunch. The tours to Gallipoli normally starts about 12:30 p.m. and finishes around 18:30 p.m. On tour you visit Kabatepe war museum, Beach Cemetery (John Simpson's Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing), Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian Memorial), Johnston's Jolly ( Walk in the ANZAC trenches), View Shrapnel Valley, Turkish Memorial, The Nek, Chunk Bair (Main New Zealand Memorial).It costs between 25 - 30 Euro(depending on the tour company).
The companies who run Gallipoli Tours are as follow ;
- Tj's Tours
- Fez Travel
- Wilusa Tour
- Hassle Free Travel