Package
Cruise
Guided Tour
Experience
Coach Tour - Turkey
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Aegean Delight
Description

This 8 day tour is the perfect introduction to Turkey. We begin in cosmopolitan Istanbul before setting out to visit the cemeteries and memorials at Gallipoli and the ancient sites of Troy, Pergamum and Ephesus

Destinations

Canakkale, Istanbul, Pamukkale, Gallipoli, Ephesus, Bursa

Inclusions

Inbound Airport Transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Outbound Airport Transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Car ferry fees between Topcular and Eskihisar
Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
Tips except driver and guide
Entrance fees
7 nights accommodation

Hotel Accommodation:

1 Night accommodation at the 4-Star Iris Hotel in Canakkale*
3 Nights accommodation at the 4-Star Momento Hotel in Istanbul*
2 Nights accommodation at the 4-Star Adakule/ Marina Hotel in Kusadasi*
1 Night accommodation at the 5-Star Colossae Thermal Hotel in Pamukkale*
*Or Similar

From
R 10,593.13 pps

Coach Tour
#472


First departure date
01 Jan 16


Last departure date
31 Dec 16


Last day to purchase
30 Nov 16

Day 1
DAY 01: ISTANBUL

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours; free to explore.

Overnight Istanbul;
Day 2
DAY 02: ISTANBUL OLD CITY

After breakfast; you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents; visiting the Blue Mosque; the Aya Sofya; Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.

Overnight Istanbul; (B)
Day 3
DAY 03: GALLIPOLI BATTLEFIELDS

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey; today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials; ANZAC Cove; The Nek; Johnstons Jolly; original trenches and tunnels.

Overnight Canakkale; (B; D)
Day 4
DAY 04: TROY; ACROPOLIS OF PERGAMUM

This morning; step back in time as we visit Troy; home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kuşadası; (B; D)
Day 5
DAY 05: EPHESUS; KUSADASI

Immerse yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince; famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası; (B; D)
Day 6
DAY 06: PAMUKKALE; HIERAPOLIS

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces; known as Travertines; in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip; amongst ancient columns; in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Pamukkale (B; D)
Day 7
DAY 07: BURSA; ISTANBUL

Today you head back to Istanbul; passing through rural Turkey and ancient Bursa to visit the famous Green Mosque and explore the Silk Bazaar.

Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 8
DAY 08: ISTANBUL

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

(B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner)
Basic Conditions of Offer
  • All travel offers are capacity controlled and are thus subject to availability at the time of reservation
  • Prices advertised exclude all services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Prices advertised exclude any meals, drinks, tips, surcharges, levies and other costs not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Passport & visa costs (if applicable) & items of a personal nature are also not included in the advertised price, unless otherwise stated
  • Prices advertised are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and changes in the currency rate-of-exchange
  • All travel offers are governed by specific terms and conditions of sale, which include advance purchase restrictions, minimum stay requirements, block-out travel periods and peak season surcharges
  • Booking, change and cancellation conditions apply
  • All advertised prices are on a per person sharing basis unless otherwise specified
  • Standard terms and conditions apply
  • Prices advertised are correct at time of publishing and subject to increase or decrease should the currency fluctuate or tarriffs alter
  • Extra nights may be required at passenger expense due to flight schedules
  • Travel insurance is not included in the advertised price but is strongly recommended
  • All advertised prices for the travel offers vary by date, departure city, and availability.
Rates
# Additional Info Tour Date Rate
1 Departure dates under General Info High Season R10,593.13
2 Departure dates under General Info Low Season R9,256.81
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