I took a varied 2 Day Gallipoli Tour with CH. I elected to do the Gallipoli Tour with overnight accomodation option, and use a free day the next day to spend more time at the site.
I was collected from my accomodation in Istanbul at the correct time of early AM and we arrived at Eceabat around lunchtime where we were given a great Turkish meal and taken on a 3 hour tour around the main parts of the Gallipoli site. My only point with this was that it didnt allow a lot of time at each spot, with the quest to get to the next within 10-15 minutes. So, if you are after some time to spend at each significant site or cemetery, greater than 5-10 minutes, you wont get it on this quick visit.
Instead, I arranged to come back to the site the following day and walk around myself. I completed a walk that is available with sound recordings, notes, historical excerpts and a map that is available on the Australian Department of Veterans Affairs website. I highly recommend this if you have a day to do it.
The local bus (dolmus) was not running until 12:30pm due to down season, so when I wanted to get to the site mid morning Ramazan offered to drop me there in his car which was greatly appreciated and over and above.
I joined the bus of the day tour at the top of Chunuk Bair at 4pm when they had completed their run for a ride back to the hotel, and then on to Istanbul where we were all dropped at our accomodation.
Overall, a great experience and the assistance of the staff at the hotel to facilitate my tour was greatly appreciated.
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