Out of the world experience
Wonders of Turkey
as from
Rs 65,000
12 days / 11 nights
About the package

Experience the wonders of Turkey between 3rd to 14th of May 2018. 

A richly historical land with some of the best cuisine you will ever taste, scenery from beaches to mountains and the great city of İstanbul.
Turkey is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world, with stunning scenery and rich historic legacy. Explore Turkey's most popular holiday destinations, beautiful coastline, spectacular icons, exciting events and cultural festivals. Go on holiday to Turkey with great deals on accommodation, travel advice and a variety of things to do and see. Fun, joy, happiness, never ending journey.
From the ancient port city of Ephesus (Efes) to the soaring Byzantine dome of Aya Sofya, Turkey has more than its fair share of world-famous ruins and monuments. A succession of historical figures and empires – including the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans – have all left their mark on this former stopover along the Silk Road. Experiencing their legacy takes you from the closeted quarters of the sultan and his harem in İstanbul's sprawling Topkapı Palace to the romantic and mysterious Lycian ruins on Mediterranean beaches.

Thursday 03rd May : Mauritius to Istanbul

Departure on Turkish Airlines TK 161 @ 20h05

Friday 04th May : ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul @ 04h45

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax after your journey. In the evening attend a trip briefing with your Travel Director and meet your fellow travelers.
HOTEL :Ramada Plaza City Center or similar

Saturday 05th May : ISTANBUL
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour including a visit to see parts of the Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans between 1453-1852. Visit the Hippodrome, once the centre of life where chariot racing and other public events took place.Visit the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616, so-called for its blue ceramic tiles. Your last stop will be the famous Grand Bazaar, the world's largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. Consider joining a delicious Turkish option dinner where local cuisine is served along with traditional belly dancing entertainment.
MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast

Sunday 06th May : ANKARA
This morning enjoy free time in the city or consider an Optional Experience Bosphorus cruise and visit to Hagia Sophia. This excursion enjoys views of the strait that separates Asia and Europe and a visit to the church built in the Byzantine capital during the 6th century and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. Today it houses a museum and is known as one of the world's greatest architectural wonders. Early this afternoon depart for the capital city of Ankara for an overnight stay.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL Holiday Inn Kavaklidere or similar

Monday 07th May : ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA
Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai holding artifacts dating back 7,500 years including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artifacts in the world. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of modern Tur key. Perhaps take an Optional Experience this evening to see a mesmerising Whirling Dervish performance with dinner at a local restaurant.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL Avrasya or similar

Tuesday 08th May : CAPPADOCIA
This morning travel to Pasabagi and the Red Valley and later stop at a regional rug production centre to have a firsthand experience of this unique art. This afternoon you may wish to take an Optional Experience to Göreme and Avanos. Göreme, a historical region of Turkey located among unique rock formations, was first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that region. Afterwards continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenw are. This evening dinner will be served at your hotel.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Wednesday 09th May : CAPPADOCIA – KONYA
This morning visit the underground city of Sarhatli, one of the many underground settlements built for protection and religious reasons. Drive to Konya and visit the famous mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. This was also the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishe s. Later check into your hotel in Konya and enjoy dinner.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL Hilton Garden Inn or similar

Thursday 10th May : KONYA – PAMUKKALE
After breakfast leave Konya and travel to see the unique cotton fortress of Pamukkale with its white l ime cascades formed by mineral springs. You will also get to see the ruins of the ancient Roman health spa of Hierapolis. This evening enjoy a relax ing 
dinner at your hotel.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL Richmond or similar

Friday 11th May : PAMUKKALE – EPHESUS
Today travel to Selçuk and tour the famous ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural centre of the ancient world and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore 2,000 year-old marble streets, view a magnificent theatre, see the Library of Celsus, a gymnasium and finally Hadrian's Temple. Then take a short drive from Ephesus to visit St. Mary's stone cottage, where it is believed Virgin  Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Arrive later in Izmir.
MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL Doubletree By Hilton Alsansak or similar

Saturday 12th May : IZMIR – PERGAMON – TROY – ÇANAKKALE
Visit the ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamon and continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse. This town is best known for being the setting of the Trojan War as well as a place where many cities are built on top of each other. Continue to Çanakkale for the night with dinner served at your hotel.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL Buyuk Truva or similar

Sunday 13th May : ÇANAKKALE – GALLIPOLI – ISTANBUL
In the morning depart for Gallipoli, the site of many WWI battles. Visit poignant Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair before returning to Istanbul. Enjoy a last night in Istanbul with your travel companions after this comprehensive trip through Turkey.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL Ramada Plaza City Center or similar

Monday 14th May : ISTANBUL to MAURITIUS
This morning bid a fond farewell to this wonderful city as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available to the airport. Conditions apply.

MEAL(S) Buffet Breakfast

The package includes:
  • Return flights Mauritius - Istanbul in economy class on Turkish Airlines
  • Meet and greet service at airport
  • 10 nights’ accommodation 3*/4* hotels centrally located 
  • 10  Cold Buffet breakfasts  
  • 5 Dinners
  • Transfers/tours as mentioned in the program by private arrangement with assistance of English speaking guide 
  • Porterage 1 piece of luggage per person
The package excludes:
  • All items not mention in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late checkout (check-in time is 14:00hrs). This is based on availability at time of check-in
  • Visa fees  
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, mini bar in room, etc
  • Personal expenditure, drinks during meals
  • Gratuities for Travel Director and Driver
Deadline for registration: 28 February 2018 with a deposit of 30% of the total amount of the package.
Balance to be settled at least 60 days before departure.


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