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July 15 - July 25, 202011 Days (Including Travel Period)

Other Travel dates:

July 15 – 25, 2020 – USD 1,780.00/pax

September 16 – 26, 2020 – USD 1,680.00/pax

November 28 – December 08, 2020 – USD 1,680.00/pax

Rates:
USD 1,780.00/pax
Based on twin/triple - July 15 departure
USD 1,680.00/pax
Based on twin/triple - Other departure dates
  • Suggested Itinerary

    DAY01/ MANILA/ISTANBUL
    Depart Manila on a prestigious airline for your overnight flight to Istanbul! Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment on board.
    DAY02/ ISTANBUL /ANKARA (LD)
    Arrive in Istanbul Airport, after immigration formalities at the airport, convey your luggage and proceed to your domestic flight to the nation's capital, Ankara for a half-day guided sightseeing tour to the ruins of the Roman Temple of Augustus and Rome, Ankara Castle, then down the hill near Ulus Square see
    the Victory Monument. Last stop is the Anıtkabir, the Mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, the national hero who founded the Turkish Republic. Then transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
    DAY03/ ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA (BLD)
    After breakfast, Journey to the fairytale land of Cappadocia. Begin to explore the area visiting Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. Thereafter visit Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. Drive to Avanos, which is known for pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period and experience pottery workshop . The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey. Then proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on their walls. During the tour, we will see visit Turkish Turquoise Store, and lastly, visit handcraft carpet factory then proceed to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

    Optional: Turkish Night Show
    DAY04/ CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKkALE (BLD)
    Optional: Hot Air Balloon Ride

    This morning, drive to Konya in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region. Man has lived here since the early Stone Age, today it thrives on agriculture and the manufacture of fine carpets. Proceed to a guided sightseeing tour that features three outstanding Seljuk structures: The Mevlana Monastery of the
    dervishes, now a museum; the Karatay Medrese, and the elegant Ince Minaret Medrese. Then proceed to Pammukale for your check-in. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
    DAY05/ PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI (BLD)
    This morning, we made it to the Instagram-famous, out-of-this-world “Cotton Castle”, Pamukkale. Proceed to a visit to the ancient Hierapolis Theater, the ancient city of Hierapolis is located on a 200-meter-high terrace of limestone deposits amid a wonderland of mineral water pools and petrified limestone waterfalls. Then proceed to Pamukkale Thermal Pools, enjoy the spas, pools, and terraces of this natural wonder. Afterwards, drive to Kusadasi and proceed to half-day guided tour to Aphrodisias. Then proceed to Kusadasi hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
    DAY06/ KUSADASI – VIRGIN MARY’S HOUSE – EPHESUS – IZMIR (BLD)
    After breakfast, we will visit leather factory and enjoy the fashion show, continue your journey as you visit the House of Virgin Mary, The Temple of Hadrian guarded by medusa’s head; and the Great Theatre, built by the romans between 41 and 1178 AD and still in use today. Journey and explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, admire the well-preserved façade of the Library of Celsus and its famous Temple of Artemis. Visit Turkish delight shop, then continue to Izmir for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
    DAY07/ IZMIR–TROY– CANAKKALE (BLD)
    In the morning, proceed to visit Troy, a land of Trojan legends, an ancient city immortalized by homer in the stories of King Priamus, Hector, Paris and beautiful Helen. Admire the archaeological excavations at troy revealing nine separate periods of settlement and the symbolic wooden Replica of Trojan Horse commemorating the epic war machine constructed by the Greeks to end a lengthy siege. Afterwards, proceed to Canakkale for hotel check-in.
    DAY08/ CANAKKALE– GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL (BLD)
    After breakfast, proceed to drive to Gallipoli. Remember the heroism of the many thousands of men who fought bravely at Gallipoli and see Lone Pine Cemetery and the battlefields that today still holds special significance for the Turkish, Australian, and New Zealand nations. Spend a quiet moment commemorating the lives lost at Anzac Cove and Chunuk Bair, where some of the fiercest fighting took place during World War 1. Afterwards, drive to Istanbul for hotel check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY09/ ISTANBUL (BLD)
    Delve into treasures of the Ottoman Empire, strolling through the exquisite Topkapi Palace with its spellbinding views of the Bosporus. We explore the Basilica of Hagia Sophia, once one of the greatest churches in all of Christendom. Visit the Hippodrome and the exquisite Blue Mosque. Lastly, explore the famous Grand Bazaar Market. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY10/ ISTANBUL/MANILA
    Your memorable journey comes to an end today. Early in the morning after your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
    DAY11/ MANILA
    Arrival in Manila. Home Sweet Home!
  • Terms & Conditions

    Non-refundable deposit of USD 500.00/pax is required to reserve your slot

    Exclusions:

    • Turkish Visa: P7,500 (subject to change)
    • Travel Tax+ Airline Taxes:
    • USD 140.00 (subject to change)
    • 11 Day Travel Insurance
    • USD5.00 / day (USD55.00)
    • Tips for Driver & Guide:
    • USD10.00 / day (USD 90.00)
    • Hotel Tourist Tax:
    • Terminal Fee
    • Airport / Hotel Porterage
  • Package Inclusion

    • Roundtrip AIRFARE
    • First Class Hotel (4* or 5*)
    • Meals As Per Itinerary
    • Luxury Private Coach
    • Filipino Tour Leader
    • 1 NIGHT in Cave Hotel
    • Pre-departure Briefing
    • Travel Kit & Bag
  • Suggested Itinerary

    DAY01/ MANILA/ISTANBUL
    Depart Manila on a prestigious airline for your overnight flight to Istanbul! Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment on board.
    DAY02/ ISTANBUL /ANKARA (LD)
    Arrive in Istanbul Airport, after immigration formalities at the airport, convey your luggage and proceed to your domestic flight to the nation's capital, Ankara for a half-day guided sightseeing tour to the ruins of the Roman Temple of Augustus and Rome, Ankara Castle, then down the hill near Ulus Square see
    the Victory Monument. Last stop is the Anıtkabir, the Mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, the national hero who founded the Turkish Republic. Then transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
    DAY03/ ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA (BLD)
    After breakfast, Journey to the fairytale land of Cappadocia. Begin to explore the area visiting Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. Thereafter visit Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. Drive to Avanos, which is known for pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period and experience pottery workshop . The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey. Then proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on their walls. During the tour, we will see visit Turkish Turquoise Store, and lastly, visit handcraft carpet factory then proceed to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

    Optional: Turkish Night Show
    DAY04/ CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKkALE (BLD)
    Optional: Hot Air Balloon Ride

    This morning, drive to Konya in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region. Man has lived here since the early Stone Age, today it thrives on agriculture and the manufacture of fine carpets. Proceed to a guided sightseeing tour that features three outstanding Seljuk structures: The Mevlana Monastery of the
    dervishes, now a museum; the Karatay Medrese, and the elegant Ince Minaret Medrese. Then proceed to Pammukale for your check-in. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
    DAY05/ PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI (BLD)
    This morning, we made it to the Instagram-famous, out-of-this-world “Cotton Castle”, Pamukkale. Proceed to a visit to the ancient Hierapolis Theater, the ancient city of Hierapolis is located on a 200-meter-high terrace of limestone deposits amid a wonderland of mineral water pools and petrified limestone waterfalls. Then proceed to Pamukkale Thermal Pools, enjoy the spas, pools, and terraces of this natural wonder. Afterwards, drive to Kusadasi and proceed to half-day guided tour to Aphrodisias. Then proceed to Kusadasi hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
    DAY06/ KUSADASI – VIRGIN MARY’S HOUSE – EPHESUS – IZMIR (BLD)
    After breakfast, we will visit leather factory and enjoy the fashion show, continue your journey as you visit the House of Virgin Mary, The Temple of Hadrian guarded by medusa’s head; and the Great Theatre, built by the romans between 41 and 1178 AD and still in use today. Journey and explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, admire the well-preserved façade of the Library of Celsus and its famous Temple of Artemis. Visit Turkish delight shop, then continue to Izmir for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
    DAY07/ IZMIR–TROY– CANAKKALE (BLD)
    In the morning, proceed to visit Troy, a land of Trojan legends, an ancient city immortalized by homer in the stories of King Priamus, Hector, Paris and beautiful Helen. Admire the archaeological excavations at troy revealing nine separate periods of settlement and the symbolic wooden Replica of Trojan Horse commemorating the epic war machine constructed by the Greeks to end a lengthy siege. Afterwards, proceed to Canakkale for hotel check-in.
    DAY08/ CANAKKALE– GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL (BLD)
    After breakfast, proceed to drive to Gallipoli. Remember the heroism of the many thousands of men who fought bravely at Gallipoli and see Lone Pine Cemetery and the battlefields that today still holds special significance for the Turkish, Australian, and New Zealand nations. Spend a quiet moment commemorating the lives lost at Anzac Cove and Chunuk Bair, where some of the fiercest fighting took place during World War 1. Afterwards, drive to Istanbul for hotel check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY09/ ISTANBUL (BLD)
    Delve into treasures of the Ottoman Empire, strolling through the exquisite Topkapi Palace with its spellbinding views of the Bosporus. We explore the Basilica of Hagia Sophia, once one of the greatest churches in all of Christendom. Visit the Hippodrome and the exquisite Blue Mosque. Lastly, explore the famous Grand Bazaar Market. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY10/ ISTANBUL/MANILA
    Your memorable journey comes to an end today. Early in the morning after your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
    DAY11/ MANILA
    Arrival in Manila. Home Sweet Home!
  • Suggested Itinerary

    DAY01/ MANILA/ISTANBUL
    Depart Manila on a prestigious airline for your overnight flight to Istanbul! Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment on board.
    DAY02/ ISTANBUL /ANKARA (LD)
    Arrive in Istanbul Airport, after immigration formalities at the airport, convey your luggage and proceed to your domestic flight to the nation's capital, Ankara for a half-day guided sightseeing tour to the ruins of the Roman Temple of Augustus and Rome, Ankara Castle, then down the hill near Ulus Square see
    the Victory Monument. Last stop is the Anıtkabir, the Mausoleum of Kemal Atatürk, the national hero who founded the Turkish Republic. Then transfer to hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
    DAY03/ ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA (BLD)
    After breakfast, Journey to the fairytale land of Cappadocia. Begin to explore the area visiting Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. Thereafter visit Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. Drive to Avanos, which is known for pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period and experience pottery workshop . The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey. Then proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on their walls. During the tour, we will see visit Turkish Turquoise Store, and lastly, visit handcraft carpet factory then proceed to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

    Optional: Turkish Night Show
    DAY04/ CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKkALE (BLD)
    Optional: Hot Air Balloon Ride

    This morning, drive to Konya in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region. Man has lived here since the early Stone Age, today it thrives on agriculture and the manufacture of fine carpets. Proceed to a guided sightseeing tour that features three outstanding Seljuk structures: The Mevlana Monastery of the
    dervishes, now a museum; the Karatay Medrese, and the elegant Ince Minaret Medrese. Then proceed to Pammukale for your check-in. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
    DAY05/ PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI (BLD)
    This morning, we made it to the Instagram-famous, out-of-this-world “Cotton Castle”, Pamukkale. Proceed to a visit to the ancient Hierapolis Theater, the ancient city of Hierapolis is located on a 200-meter-high terrace of limestone deposits amid a wonderland of mineral water pools and petrified limestone waterfalls. Then proceed to Pamukkale Thermal Pools, enjoy the spas, pools, and terraces of this natural wonder. Afterwards, drive to Kusadasi and proceed to half-day guided tour to Aphrodisias. Then proceed to Kusadasi hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
    DAY06/ KUSADASI – VIRGIN MARY’S HOUSE – EPHESUS – IZMIR (BLD)
    After breakfast, we will visit leather factory and enjoy the fashion show, continue your journey as you visit the House of Virgin Mary, The Temple of Hadrian guarded by medusa’s head; and the Great Theatre, built by the romans between 41 and 1178 AD and still in use today. Journey and explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, admire the well-preserved façade of the Library of Celsus and its famous Temple of Artemis. Visit Turkish delight shop, then continue to Izmir for check-in. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
    DAY07/ IZMIR–TROY– CANAKKALE (BLD)
    In the morning, proceed to visit Troy, a land of Trojan legends, an ancient city immortalized by homer in the stories of King Priamus, Hector, Paris and beautiful Helen. Admire the archaeological excavations at troy revealing nine separate periods of settlement and the symbolic wooden Replica of Trojan Horse commemorating the epic war machine constructed by the Greeks to end a lengthy siege. Afterwards, proceed to Canakkale for hotel check-in.
    DAY08/ CANAKKALE– GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL (BLD)
    After breakfast, proceed to drive to Gallipoli. Remember the heroism of the many thousands of men who fought bravely at Gallipoli and see Lone Pine Cemetery and the battlefields that today still holds special significance for the Turkish, Australian, and New Zealand nations. Spend a quiet moment commemorating the lives lost at Anzac Cove and Chunuk Bair, where some of the fiercest fighting took place during World War 1. Afterwards, drive to Istanbul for hotel check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY09/ ISTANBUL (BLD)
    Delve into treasures of the Ottoman Empire, strolling through the exquisite Topkapi Palace with its spellbinding views of the Bosporus. We explore the Basilica of Hagia Sophia, once one of the greatest churches in all of Christendom. Visit the Hippodrome and the exquisite Blue Mosque. Lastly, explore the famous Grand Bazaar Market. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
    DAY10/ ISTANBUL/MANILA
    Your memorable journey comes to an end today. Early in the morning after your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
    DAY11/ MANILA
    Arrival in Manila. Home Sweet Home!

Dazzling Turkey