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Turkey - Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, and the Amazing Coastline - May, 2010

Dynamic Outdoors

Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:00 PM - Monday, May 31, 2010 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

Turkey - Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, and...

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* Turkey - Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus and the Amazing Coastline...

Friday, May 21 to Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day)


Highlights

- Flights NYC-IST Direct w/ Delta Airlines
- Visit spectacular Ephesus and Pamukkale
- Enjoy fethiye Lagoon Beach
- Visit the antient City of Kaynos and
Dalyan / visit Lycian Cliffs
- Cappadocia Tour
- Visiting Ihlara Valley/ Derinkuyu Undeground City
- Visiting Devrent Imagination Valley,  Zelve open air museum
- The Fairy Chimneys, Avanos, Göreme Open air museum
- Visiting Keslik Monastery, Soganli Valley, Kaymaklı Underground City
- Visiting Blue Moscue, St. Sofya Church, Old Hipodrom Square
- Visiting Spice Bazaar, Making a cruise on the Bosphorus
- Visiting Dolmabahce Palace, Çamlica Hill, Bosphorus Bridge

Included

9 nights accommodations
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor van
- Guided by English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Entrance fees per itinerary

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Booking Details / Pricing: (Full Package, incl. International Direct Flights!)
Base Price A: $1,995 - Make your deposit by: Thursday, April 8
Base Price B: $2,095 -
Make your deposit by: Thursday, April 15
Regular Price: $2,195

Premium Trip Version: Including 2 Domestic Flights: **1 & **2
Price A: $2,295 - Make your deposit by: Thursday, April 8
Price B: $2,395 -
Make your deposit by: Thursday, April 15
Last Minute Premium Price: $2,495

- Deposit / down payment: only $400 to hold your spot
Questions / RSVP: IgorBass@DynamicOutdoors.com

Itinerary

Friday, May 21 - Depart JFK 4.45 pm

Saturday, May 22
On arrival in Istanbul, meet our group rep in Atatürk airport and transfer to our hotel.
Remainder of the day at leisure, explore Istanbul or take an optional bosphorus boat tour: View the Golden Horn and see Rumeli Fortress
Overnight: Hotel in Istanbul

Sunday, May 23
Today after breakfast enjoy a full day tour of Istanbul.
Dive into the heart of Istanbul City, including visits to St. Sophia, the great Byzantine basilica built in the 6th century, and the world-famous Blue Mosque.
Continue to the Roman Hippodrome, the ancient site of chariot races and competitive athletic events, before a final stop to visit the renowned Grand Bazaar, the world's largest covered market, featuring over 58 streets and more than 4000 shops.
This afternoon visit to the Topkapi Palace, the former residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit the Treasury Rooms which house 700 years worth of priceless Endurun Treasure, making for the largest national trove in the world.
Continue to visit the famous Mosque of Süleyman the Magnificent, built in the 16th century, and regarded today as one of the greatest buildings in the world.
Upon return to your hotel, enjoy a relaxing drive along the Golden Horn and view the ancient Roman fortification walls en route.
Overnight: Hotel in Istanbul**1

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CAPPADOCIA
Cappadocia is the region where the nature and history come together with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. This is an area best known for its unique moon-like landscapes as at Göreme, underground cities such as Kaymakli, cave churches, the monasteries at Zelve, of homes carved into the rocks.

Monday, May 24
After breakfast, transfer to airport and catch our flight to Kayseri/ Nevşehir**1
After Hotel check-in and lunch; ½ DAY Tour: Devrent Valley, followed by a visit to the Zelve Open Air Museum; Monk’s Valley; Göreme Open Air Museum featuring the most impressive of all rock-carved churches in Cappadocia.
Overnight: Hotel in
Cappadocia

Tuesday, May 25
After breakfast, Full Day Tour: The day starts at Red Valley for a hike through orchards and vineyards between fairy chimneys and rock-carved houses. Continue the walk in rose Valley. Afterwards, visit the old Christian village of Çavuşin. Following a lunch break, visit Pigeon Valley; Kaymaklı Underground City, Ortahisar Castle and Mustafapaşa Village.
Overnight: Hotel in Cappadocia

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Wednesday, May 26
Very early breakfast and departure for Pamukkale via Konya
Lunch in Konya
Overnight: Hotel in Denizli

PAMUKKALE
Pamukkale has always been a popular SPA site where the hot springs were believed to have healing powers, while the city Hierapolis grew above the cascades and became the center of pagan cults and then early Christianity in antiquity.

Thursday, May 27
After breakfast, Morning Tour of Pamukkale - then transfer west to Ephesus/ Selçuk
After hotel check in, rest of day open to explore...
Hiking and Beach options available
Overnight Hotel in Selcuk (Izmir)

Friday, May 28
Today after breakfast, CLASSICAL EPHESUS Tour

Magnificent, inspiring, gorgeous, amazing, extraordinary... These are only a few of the words that may describe Ephesus. However no one could adequately describe Ephesus with words alone; one has to see Ephesus to appreciate it. A visit to Ephesus, one of the largest and best-preserved ancient cities in the world, a vast open-air museum, is a must for those who are interested in archaeology and culture. The many other sites around Ephesus cannot be forgotten, so we satisfy those with specialist interests and extend our tour to include all.

End of day transfer to Bodrum

Overnight: Hotel in Bodrum

Saturday, May 29
After breakfast,
explore Bodrum - Sailing and beach options available:
Bodrum is one of the most important centers of trade, art and entertainment as it has been since centuries ago… This coastal town in which traditional and modern life go along hand in hand in an excellent harmony opens it arms for those who want to be acquainted with her and live her.
One day Yachting and beach options available.
This coastal town has fantastic night life and great restaurants - Perfect place to enjoy the mediterranean life style.

Overnight: Bodrum

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Sunday, May 30
After breakfast, optional half day
tour of Bodrum: The resort town sits on the foundations of ancient, mighty Halikarnassos. In a morning discover the historical highlights of the town. Bodrum's Castle of St. Peter is a must-see in Bodrum, and many visitors are surprised to find it houses such a special Museum of Underwater Archaeology in the heart of a small town. As you walk around the castle, there are also wonderful opportunities to take pictures of Bodrum and the bays. Just a 15 minute walk from the castle along the harbour, are the ruins of the once magnificent Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The ancient walls, and the Myndos Gate, and the Ancient Theater complete the picture of ancient life.
Hiking and Beach options available
Late night flight to Istanbul**2
Overnight: Istanbul**2

Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
After
leisurely breakfast, transfer to the airport and catch our 12.00 flight to New York
Arrive in New York 4.45 pm

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Direct Air Service by Delta Airlines
1 DL  72L 21MAY5 JFKIST HK20  4.45P 10.15A¥1      
2 DL  73L 31MAY1 ISTJFK HK20 12.15P  4.45P                

 


Cancellation Policy
If you cancel more than 60 days before the date of travel, you would receive a refund minus $200
If you cancel less than 60 days before the date of travel, you would receive 75% refund
If you cancel less than 45 days before the date of travel, you would receive 50% refund
If you cancel less than 30 days before the date of travel, you would receive 25% refund
If you cancel less than 15 days before the date of travel, there won't be a refund possible unless we find replacement for you !

(We always highly recommend to take out travel insurance: www.travelex.com)

 

 

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Friday, May 21, 2010 at 4:00 PM - Monday, May 31, 2010 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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