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Absolute Turkey with G Adventures

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15 days
31 Mar 24 to 31 Mar 24
Book by 29 Feb 24
This all-encompassing tour of Turkey seamlessly blends history and coastal beauty, human-made marvels and natural wonders, and a lively, hospitable culture. Commence your adventure by wandering through the grand palaces and mosques of Istanbul, then venture into the surreal as you delve into the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia.

Includes

  • 15 Days G Adventures Tour
  • 14 Nights accommodation: Hotels (13 nts), simple village homestay (1 nt)
  • 14 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Transportation by a private air-conditioned van, boat and walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment
  • Güneysinir Community Park , Güneysınır
  • Your Local Living Moment
  • Dinner with Local Family, Çavuşin and Turkish Village Homestay, Güneysınır
  • Included experiences
  • Istanbul city walking tour
  • Visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum
  • Underground city exploration
  • Afternoon boat trip (Mediterranean sea, weather permitting)
  • Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale entrance and guided walk
  • Ephesus entrance and visit
  • Ottoman mansion stay
  • Troy entrance and guided visit
  • Gallipoli battlefields entrance and guided visit and much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • My Own Room - From R6399.00: If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.
  • Allow USD275-360 for meals not included
  • Istanbul Walking Tour and Bosphorus Cruise - From R1634.00
  • Selçuk Cooking Class - From R490.00
  • Whirling Dervishes - From R381.00

Highlights

  • 14 Nights accommodation
  • 17 Meals
  • Sightseeing and excursions

Itinerary

Day 1: Istanbul

Arrive at any time. There are no activities planned until our evening welcome meeting. After the meeting, opt to join your CEO and fellow travellers for dinner. Accommodation: Golden Horn Sirkeci Istanbul (or similar)

Day 2: Istanbul/Bolu

Enjoy an orientation walk around Istanbul before moving on to the city of Bolu. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Bolu/Cappadocia

Visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the father of the Modern Turkish Republic, en route to Cappadocia region. Exclusive Inclusions: Your Local Living Moment Dinner with Local Family Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4: Cappadocia

Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: Cappadocia/Konya

Explore one of the many underground cities in the region. Visit Konya before spending the night in a local Turkish village. Visit a community park and cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. Experience a homestay as the guest of a local family. Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Güneysinir Community Park | Your Local Living Moment Turkish Village Homestay Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7: Konya/Antalya

Wander the lovely seaside town of Antalya. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Antalya/Kekova

Spend the afternoon onboard a boat in the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy a freshly prepared dinner before disembarking the boat and driving to our hotel for the evening. Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 9: Kekova/Kaş

Opt for a morning swim and some relaxation before travelling on to Kaş. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10: Kaş/Selçuk

Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11: Selçuk

Visit ancient Ephesus. Optional visits to St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey as well as the nearby picturesque village of Şirince. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12: Selçuk/Ayvalık

Spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion. Visit the G-supported handicraft workshop during an orientation walk of Ayvalik, before enjoying free time in the surrounding area or opting for a boat trip or visit to the beach. Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Çöp(m)adam Visit Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13: Ayvalık/Çanakkale

Visit the ancient city of Troy en route to Çanakkale. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14: Çanakkale/Istanbul

Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 15: Istanbul

Depart at any time. Meals included: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. High season supplements and block out dates may apply. Rates are always a starting price, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Allow USD275-360 for meals not included. Package Excludes flights not mentioned. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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Stay
15 days
Dates
31 Mar 24 to 31 Mar 24
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
184
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