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Jewels of Turkey

14 days/ 13 nights tour from $2736 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

14 days/ 13 nights tour from
$2736
per person share twinFlights are additional

Jewels of Turkey

A very popular tour showcasing many of Turkey’s highlights, from vibrant Istanbul, to the very poignant visit to the New Zealand Memorial at Chunuk Bair and on to the ancient site of Ephesus and fascinating Cappadocia

Inclusions

• 13 nights accommodation in first class hotels 
• Transportation by air conditioned coach including FREE WiFi
• Breakfast Daily
• 8 Dinners  
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Entrance Fees, porterage, local taxes 
Flights are additional

From $2736 per person share twin
Travel dates: departures Saturdays Jan-Dec 18  


Itinerary
Day 01 Sat: Istanbul
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative before transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
Day 02 Sun: Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel, a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and Spice Market. 
Day 03 Mon: Istanbul – Canakkale
Drive to Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Nek, Conk Bair, Lone Pine and 57th Regiment Memorial, cross the Dardanelles. 
Day 04 Tue: Canakkale - Troy - Pergamum – Kusadasi
Drive to legendary Troy; the site where the Trojan War took place, crossing the mountain Ida arrival to Pergamum, visit Acropolis and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 05 Wed: Kusadasi - Ephesus - Sirince – Kusadasi
A short drive to visit Ephesus, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, leather. Continue to the village of Sirince where you can experience one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey. You can do shopping and taste delicious wines of the village.
Day 06 Thu: Kusadasi - Hierapolis – Pamukkale
Drive through the meander plain and cotton farms, arrive to Pamukkale, time to enjoy the beauty of lime cascade and visit ancient Hierapolis.
Day 07 Fri: Pamukkale - Koycegiz and Fethiye
This morning drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz. Here you take a boat cruise to turtle beach and smother yourselves in mud at the local mudbath.
Day 08 Sat: Fethiye - Kayakoy Greek village and Oludeniz – Fethiye
Explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. In the afternoon visit Oludeniz where you have the opportunity to swim.
Day 09 Sun: Fethiye - Saklikent Gorge – Antalya
Visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest canyon, after tracking along the canyon continue to Antalya crossing the Tauros mountains, upon arrival visit Duden Waterfall. 
Day 10 Mon: Antalya (Aspendos) - Konya – Cappadocia
Early departure for Konya. En route visit Aspendos Theatre. Upon arrival to Konya visit Mevlana Mausoleum and Whirling Dervishes convent. Journey on to biblical Cappadocia. Visit ancient caravanserai on the Silk Road. 
Day 11 Tue: Cappadocia
Early in the morning an optional balloon tour is available. After breakfast full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and natural fortress in Uchisar. An optional and fun Turkish folklore evening with dinner is available tonight. 
Day 12 Wed: Cappadocia - Ankara – Safranbolu
Stop by Ankara and visit Mausoleum of Ataturk and its Museum in Ankara. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive to Safranbolu, the UNESCO world heritage town considered as an open air museum. Tonight stay at an old Ottoman mansion.
Day 13: Thu Safranbolu - Istanbul
Visit the old town of Safranbolu where you can test the fine sample of Turkish delights then continue to drive to Istanbul afternoon visit Grand Bazaar Overnight Istanbul.
Day 14: Fri Istanbul
Breakfast. Transfer to airport.

Terms and Conditions

Travel is valid Feb-Dec 18 and sales valid to 30 Sep 18. Prices are in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only. All prices and packages are subject to availability at time of booking. Prices quoted are an estimate only and subject to fluctuation at any time. Prices are subject to change until booked and confirmed. Subject to availability and confirmation. Prices are not valid during special event periods. All travel must be commenced and completed as specified. Some surcharges and closeout periods may apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Valid for new bookings only. Packages are based on consecutive night stays at specified hotels – should your needs differ please refer to your travel consultant. Amendment & cancellation fees may apply. Airfares are additional. Contact House of Travel on 0800 713 715 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday. Supplier Code: GMT

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Until 30 Sep 18

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