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Discover Turkey with a Stunning 10 Day/9 Night Tour
Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip through marvellous Turkey with an 10 day/9 night Turkish Delights Tour for only $1,999 for two people (twin share) instead of $2,904
Depart from Istanbul and visit 13 cities and historical sights, staying in four and five star hotels, before returning to Istanbul with private transport and airport transfers included
Travelling by yourself or as a group of three? Check out our single traveller and triple share options (scroll down for more information)
Highlights of the trip include a guided tour of the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace in exotic Istanbul, visiting Anzac Cove in Gallipoli, seeing the ancient sights of Troy and visiting the ancient library of Ephesus (check out the 'Itinerary' tab for more information)
Experience some of Turkey's breathtaking natural wonders including the moon-like landscape of Cappadocia and the iconic blue pools of Pamukkale
Your package also includes:
Select meals including nine breakfasts, two lunches and five dinners - dine in a nomadic tent in Selcuk and savour the delicious flavours of gozleme and lunch in a cave restaurant in Cappadocia for a delicious serve of Turkey's famous kebap
Return airport transfers to and from Istanbul's international airport and comfortable transport in a deluxe air-conditioned coach with complimentary Wi-Fi between each destination
A knowledgeable English-speaking guide and a fully guided itinerary so you don't miss out on anything
All entrance fees and local taxes to all the amazing sights
Single Traveller Option
Travelling by yourself or don't want to share a room? A single traveller option is available for only $1,399 instead of $2,001
Triple Share Option
Travelling with two friends or family? Choose the triple share option for only $2,969 for three people instead of $4,248
What We Like
Discover some of the most iconic sights in Turkey including bustling Istanbul, the country's capital Ankara and historical Troy, with this picture-perfect journey through magnificent Turkey
Return airport transfers are included for your convenience, so you can continue your journey on to another part of marvellous Europe or Asia or return to Australia with ease
The best part of touring is that you can visit a selection of popular destinations without ever having to worry about accommodation or transport - it's the perfect European and Asian holiday made simple!
You can view all the terms and conditions of the deal by clicking on the 'Fine Print' tab above
Valid for tours departing 3 April 2015; 10 April 2015; 8 May 2015; 5 June 2015; 3 July 2015; 24 July 2015; 7 August 2015; 14 August 2015; 25 September 2015; 16 October 2015 (please select your date upon purchase)
Important: All bookings must be made by 23 December 2014
Please note, all bookings need to be made by no later than 23 December 2014. If you don't confirm your booking by that time, you will be unable to secure a place on the tour and your money will be refunded to you in full
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to secure your place (bookings must be made before 23 December 2014)
Single Travellers will sleep in their own room with single bedding; Twin Share Travellers will sleep in one room on two single beds or a double bed; Triple Share Travellers will sleep on two single beds or one double bed plus a rollaway bed or sofa bed. Please note all bedding is strictly subject to availability, cannot be guaranteed and is available only on request
Valid for tour selected at check-out only
Upgrade Option: Guests can upgrade to include a flight from Istanbul to Kayseri for a surcharge of $250 per person, please note that the flight option will remove Ankara from the itinerary. The surcharge is payable directly to Sun Island Tours
Accommodation throughout the tour will be in four and five star hotels
The minimum group size required for the tour to depart is two people. Please note if your tour is cancelled due to low numbers or circumstances outside of Sun Island Tours' control, you will receive a full refund
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Participant must be aged five or older to join the tour - please note however that there are long transit periods and the tour is not recommended for children
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at the tour group's discretion/policy. No cancellation after booking is confirmed
Sun Island Tours' cancellation and change of date policy applies
Please note tipping is not included in the rate however it is customary and expected in the featured country
Please be advised that Sun Island Tours reserve the right to alternate the order of the itinerary on the rare occasion that it is required
All activities and services are subject to availability
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Airport transfers are ONLY available on the start and end date of tour
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) international flights are not included with this voucher
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas
A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa. Please take the time to visit our preferred vendor website at www.visasdirect.com.au/luxescapes to assist you with any visa application requirements and processes
Package cannot be split
Nights must be used consecutively
All surcharges are payable directly to the tour company or hotels
Redemption instructions can be found on the voucher
How to get there
Book your flight through us. Booking a flight is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your hotel booking dates. Then, you can call us on 1300 88 99 00 and speak to an expert Flight Consultant or visit the following link and fill out a Flight Contact Form: http://luxuryescapes.com/flight-contact-form
We will be in touch within 24 business hours with a quote at the lowest rate possible, with no booking fee to you!
Sun Island Tours
Sun Island Tours
10 Days/9 Nights
Day 1 – Friday: Istanbul
Upon your arrival into Istanbul Ataturk airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Welcome briefing will be at 1930hrs (7.30pm) at your hotel.
Day 2 – Saturday: Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a guided tour to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque,
and the Grand Bazaar.
Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 3 – Sunday: Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadocia
After breakfast depart for Ankara and visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk and its museum. This is the burial place of the national hero who founded the modern Republic of Turkey. Continue to Cappadocia.
Overnight Cappadocia (B, D)
Day 4 – Cappadocia
Full day excursion in Cappadocia including visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and the natural fortress in Uchisar. Here, you will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and pottery. Lunch will be in a cave restaurant to taste the famous kebap.
Overnight Cappadocia (B, L)
Day 5 – Cappadocia – Konya – Pamukkale
Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way, visit the 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai before arriving into Konya. After visiting the Mausoleum of Mevlana, continue to Pamukkale for overnight.
Overnight Pamukkale (B, D)
Day 6 – Pamukkale – Selcuk – Izmir
After breakfast, visit the ancient Hierapolis with the magnificent Necropolis, graveyard and the lime cascades. Continue to Selcuk and visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, before departing for Izmir.
Overnight Izmir (B, D)
Day 7 Izmir – Ephesus – Sirince – Izmir
Morning drive to Ancient city of Ephesus where you will visit its magnificent library, theatre and temples. Lunch will be in a nomadic tent in Selcuk to taste Turkish Gozleme. Continue to one of the most beautiful villages in Turkey, Sirince, for some free time. Return to Izmir.
Overnight Izmir. (B, L, D)
Day 8 – Izmir – Pergamum – Troy – Canakkale
Early departure for Pergamum to visit the well preserved remains of the Asklepion. Continue to Troy, the site where the legendary Trojan War took place before proceeding to Canakkale.
Overnight Canakkale (B, D)
Day 9 – Canakkale – Gallipoli – Istanbul
After breakfast, cross the Dardanelles and continue to Gallipoli. Visit ANZAC Cove, the Nek, Chunuk Bair, Lone Pine Cemetery, and the 57th Regiment Memorial. Proceed to Istanbul.
Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 10 – Istanbul
After breakfast you will be transferred to Istanbul Ataturk airport.
End of our services. (B)