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Christmas In Turkey Tour

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Christmas In Turkey Tour
110000

Christmas In Turkey Tour is a 10-day tour visiting Istanbul, Canakkale, Ismir, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia and Ankara.

Travel Dates: December 18 – 27, 2019

Day 1
DAY 01 / DEPARTURE MANILA :

Evening departure from NAIA. Enjoy amenities and entertainment on board.

Day 2
DAY 02 / ARRIVE ISTANBUL (B,L,D)

Morning arrival in Istanbul. Meet your guide and board your air-conditioned-bus. Leave your luggage to Hotel then breakfast. We proceed to "Old City" for full day tour including the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue tiles and unique with its six minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet I. Next we will have a look at the Hippodrome of Constantinople where horse and chariot races used to take place. Then visit the St. Sophia Museum which is one of the greatest religious and architectural marvels of all times. Finally the famous Topkapi Palace museum will be visited, which was built as the home of the Ottoman sultans the World Famous Imperial Chinese Porcelain sections will be visited. Proceed to Hotel for Check-in. Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 3
DAY 03 / ISTANBUL / CANAKKALE (B,L,D

After breakfast, we will began our scenic drive down to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles during WW1. We will cross the second strategic waterway, the Dardanelles and land Asia and proceed to Troy, the legendary town in the “Iliad" of Homers and visit the ruins We will checkin our hotel in Canakkale for dinner and overnight.

Day 4
DAY 04 / CANAKKALE / IZMIR / KUSADASI (B,L,D)

Depart for Kusadasi, en route we will have lunch in Bergama before visiting Pergamon to see the Acropolis, the Temples of Trajan, Dionysos, Zeus and Athena and the theater overlooking to the plain of Bergama with a picture break for one of the Seven Churches of Revelation in downtown Bergama. Then drive to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.

Day 5
DAY 05 / KUSADASI / EPHESUS / PAMUKKALE (B,L,D)

Following breakfast, drive to Selcuk to visit the House of Virgin Mary on top of Mt Coressos. A mass in the house of Mary Mother can be arranged upon request from the group. Then your memorable visit to Ephesus will begin as well as viewing one of the Seven Churches of Revelation, the Temple of Artemis (One of the Seven Wonders of Antiquity). Continue on to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle). You will tour the Antique City of Hierapolis where Calcareous hot springs descending over cliffs have created fascinating travertines in the form of white terrace and basins

Day 6
DAY 06 / PAMUKKALE / KONYA / CAPPADOCIA (B,L,D)

Following an early breakfast we will drive through an interesting landscape where peasants make their living, to have lunch en route before arriving in Konya. Konya was the center of the Selcuk Empire as well as the city of Mevlana and his Whirling Dervishes. After visiting the Mevlana Museum we will continue to Cappadocia viewing the Sultanhani Caravanserai en route. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 7
DAY 07 / CAPPADOCIA (B,L,D)

Today we visit the incredible Underground City of Kaymakli where early Christians lived secretly in order to survive and keep their faith. Picture stops will be given at the Valley of the Birds and at the foot of the Uchisar Castle. Afterwards Then proceed to the Goreme Valley to visit the rock carved churches hollowed out of volcanic ash. Lunch will be at Avanos Village followed by the famous local pottery and carpet shows allowing ample time for shopping in the afternoon. Also time will be allocated for the local souvenir shopping before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 8
DAY 08 / CAPPADOCIA / ANKARA (B,L,D)

Drive to the capital of Turkey, Ankara this morning. After lunch, visit the Ataturk Mausoleum - symbol of the new Ankara. The mausoleum is a notable example of modern Turkish architecture. The complex comprises a Path of Honor flanked by reclining Hittite lions, a Court of Honor, the Atatürk Mausoleum itself and a museum. Dinner and overnight in Ankara

Day 9
DAY 09 / ANKARA / ISTANBUL DEPARTURE (B,L

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Istanbul then browse around the exciting Grand Bazaar, a maze of over 4000 tiny shops selling gold, jewelry, leather and fine carpets. Evening transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for flight back to home

Day 10
DAY 10 / ARRIVAL MANIL

Inclusions

  • Round trip Economy class ticket via Turkish Airline
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations at standard local 4* hotel
  • MEALS as per itinerary (B- Buffet Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Transportation on Air-conditioned Coach
  • English speaking guide
  • Sightseeing & applicable entrance fees
  • Accompanied by a tour coordinator from the Philippines
  • Hotel porter included (1pc per person)

Exclusions

  • Airline taxes w/ PH Travel tax (approximately Usd 140.00 / person)
  • Turkey Visa – Php 4,500.00 / person
  • Tips for the guide and driver (Usd 90.00) / person
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport Porterage
  • Personal expenses
  • Any beverages during meals
  • Other services not specifically mentioned above
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BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:

BOOKING CONDITIONS:

Non Refundable / Non Transferable deposit of USD 500.00 pp upon booking Full Cancellation will be applied to any cancellation made 3 weeks before departure. Minimum of 20 Joiners If the group falls below 20 your Travel Agent has the right to cancel or reschedule the tour, otherwise, supplement may apply.

NOTES / REMARKS

RATES, TOUR PROGRAMS and SCHEDULE subject to change if conditions so demand. We reserve the right to postpone the departure if participants fall below the required number of persons or visas are not processed on time. Tour fare is based on group departure. Air tickets are based on group / discounted fares. Hence, certain restrictions apply, i.e non-endorsable, non- reroutable, with refunds, if any, subject to cancellation and other

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