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Turkey Encompassed

From £1204 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Experience the stunning sights and tantalising tastes of Turkey on this two-week adventure that takes in all the highlights and then some. Become acquainted with illustrious Istanbul, behold landscapes like no other around Cappadocia, and sail the all-too-pretty islands off Kekova. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Ephesus, settle in for a spectacular soaking in Pamukkale’s thermal hot springs, and reflect on the tragedies and gallantries that took place along Gallipoli’s windswept peninsula. Brimming with history, bustling with progress and bursting with flavour, Turkey intrigues and delights at every turn of this perfectly paced small group adventure.
Essential Info
Starts: Istanbul
Ends: Istanbul
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IERKT
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Turkey
What's Included

Meals

14 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included

Transport

Private Bus,Boat

Accommodation

Hotel (14 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Feast your eyes on Turkey's most spectacular and surreal sights, from the 'Cotton Castle' of Pamukkale to the psychedelic rockscapes of Cappadocia

•   Enjoy a local lunch while sailing the Kekova islands. Spot underwater cities from above, then spend the afternoon snorkelling

•   Your exploration of Derinkuyu is a walking tour with a twist. This astounding ancient city extends some 60 metres underground

•   Forget about Greece or Italy – bliss out on the beaches of Fethiye. Here are some of the bluest waters you will find

•   Pay your respects to the fallen at Gallipoli, a moving and educational experience regardless of your age or background

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 19th Mar 2021
Returning: 2nd Apr 2021
£1,505pp
£1,204pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Mar 2021
Returning: 5th Apr 2021
£1,505pp
£1,204pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th Mar 2021
Returning: 12th Apr 2021
£1,505pp
£1,204pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Apr 2021
Returning: 16th Apr 2021
£1,530pp
£1,224pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Apr 2021
Returning: 26th Apr 2021
£1,530pp
£1,224pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 14th Apr 2021
Returning: 28th Apr 2021
£1,555pp
£1,244pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 23rd Apr 2021
Returning: 7th May 2021
£1,555pp
£1,244pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Apr 2021
Returning: 12th May 2021
£1,580pp
£1,264pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 7th May 2021
Returning: 21st May 2021
£1,555pp
£1,244pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Turkey. This adventures kicks off in Istanbul, the continent-straddling metropolis that the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans have called home.  . You have the whole day free to explore the capital until a Welcome Meeting at 6pm – make sure you have all your important documents and details for your leader. Double check with the hotel reception or the noticeboard for meeting confirmations. Until then, maybe get out and explore the frenetic streets of Turkey's crown-jewel metropolis. After the meeting, maybe gather together your new friends and seek out some Turkish cuisine in a street-side cafe. Notes: If you can't arrange a flight that will have you arrive at the hotel by early evening, you may wish to arrive a day early, so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). If you're going to be late, please contact the hotel reception. For Monday departures we recommend you visit the magnificent opulence of Topkapi Palace on Day 1 as it is closed on Tuesday.
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