10D9N, AFFORDABLE TURKEY WITH AMASYA WITH AIRFARE

89,500.00

Turkey revels in its role as continental uniter, defying traditional fault lines as it blends the very best of Europe and Asia. While iconic East and West captivation is an omnipresent undercurrent, Turkey has always exuded a distinct identity. Whether experiencing its ancient architectural riches, beguiling traditions, or mystifying landscapes, few countries offer such inimitability.

Duration:
10 Days 8 nights
Location:
Travel Period:
Sep 16 | Oct 21 | Nov 18 | Dec 21
Accommodation Type:
3* to 4*
Price:
Php 89,500

Departure:
  • September 16, 2020
  • October 21, 2020
  • November 18, 2020
  • December 21, 2020
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Description

Inclusion:

  • Roundtrip International Airfare via  EK/ EY /QR / SV / WY
  • 9 nights of local hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (9B, 8L, 9D)
  • Transfer, tours and admission fees indicated in the itinerary
  • English-Speaking Tour Guide
  • 1 Bottle of water per person per day
  • 1.5Liters of Water During Meals Share for 4 Persons 
  • Free Travel Insurance (75 years old & below, except infant)
  • Free Wi-fi connection in the bus only (Subject for connectivity)
  • Public Boat Arrangement for Bosphorus Cruise

Exclusion:

  • USD 110 – Airline taxes(subject to change)
  • PHP 1620 – Philippine travel tax
  • USD 8per day – Mandatory tipping for driver and guide
  • PHP 1500– Visa Processing Fees
  • USD 60– Visa Fees (TURKEY)
  • USD 30– E Visa Fees (applicable for PH Passport Holders who have valid US, Schengen or Ireland Visa)
  • USD 65– E Visa Fees (applicable for Canada, China and other country Passport Holder)
  • Beverages/Liquid refreshment during meals
  • Others not mentioned in the inclusions
  • **Above rate is based on per person**

Accommodation:

  • Canakkale – Iris Hotel (4*) or similar class
  • Kudasi- Marina Hotel (4*) or similar class
  • Pamukkale- Colossae Hotel (4*) or similar class
  • Cappadocia – Surban Hotel (3*) or similar class
  • Amasya – Aaaple Palace Hotel (3*) or similar class
  • Safranbolu – Cinci Han Hotel (3*) or similar class
  • Grand Makel Hotel(4*) or similar class

ITINERARY

DAY 1: MANILA DEPARTURE(–/–/–)

Check In at the Airport, 3 hours before Departure Time.

DAY 2: ARRIVAL ISTANBUL-CANNAKALE(B/L/D)

Upon arrival at Istanbul International Airport, meet and greet your English speaking guide. Proceed to your Istanbul City Tour; pass by Istanbul City Walls, massive walls of Ancient Constantinople Then visit the Blue Mosque which boasts a unique feature of 6 minarets. Then, proceed to the only remains of Hippodrome of Constantinople, which consists of 3 monumental columns and a fountain. Visit Topkapi Palace, it is a museum palace with a wide collection of porcelain, antiques, holy relics and other treasures. Next proceed to Hagia Sophia, the Church of Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture. Then, proceed to Canakkale via historically famous Gallipoli for being the site of many battles during WWI. Dinner and overnight in Canakkale.

DAY 3: CANAKKALE-TROY-PERGAMON-KUSADASI(B/L/D

After breakfast inside the hotel, drive to the Ruins City of Troy you will be greeted by the huge replica of Wooden Trojan Horse the most significant demonstration of the first contact between the civilizations of Anatolia and the Mediterranean world. Next, Bergama Town Center and visit the ruins of Asklepion, an architectural masterpiece that is perched on the city’s center. Along the way, feast your eyes on the beautiful Agean Sea view with lush olive trees and some Greek and Turkish islands. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

DAY 4: KUSADASI – PAMUKKALE(B/L/D)

After breakfast, start your day with upbeat Fashion Showcasing high leather quality products from Turkey. Next explore Ephesus, one of the world’s most outstanding archaeological sites. Ephesus is also one of the 7 Churches of Revelation and holds the House of Virgin Mary. After lunch, visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – Artemis Temple. Continue to Pamukkale and visit the ruins the Ancient City of Hierapolis and explore Cotton Castle, a World Heritage site, made of fascinating white terraces and pools created by calcareous hot spring waters flowing down the mountain. Overnight in Pamukkale

DAY 5: PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA(B/L/D)

After breakfast travel to Konya. Visit the museum of 13th-century Philosopher Melvana Celaleddin-i Rumi, which used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. Mevlana was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. Next, visit 700-year-old Ancient Caravanserai (a ‘hotel’ for ancient traders and travelers on silk road). Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA(B/L/D)

Next, be enchanted by the Underground City of Kaymakli, once a place of refuge for 15000 Christians. Next, get the rare chance to experience the beauty and work of Turkey’s handmade crafts through a Turkish carpet weaving course. Following this visit to the Pigeon Valley and the fascinating rock churches and chapels at Goreme Open-Air Museum. Photo stops will be made at Uchisar “castle” village, a fantasy-land of strange and wonderful works of man and nature. Then stop to Avanos Pottery Village, set on the banks of the Kizilirmak (Red River). Finally, get a chance to view Turkish semi-precious Turkish turquoise (the name given by Marco Polo which means the color of Turks). Overnight in Cappadocia

DAY 7: CAPPADOCIA – AMASYA(B/L/D)

After breakfast inside the hotel and check out, move to Amasya and visit the Ferhat & Sirin Tunnel and Love Museum, a monument atop a rocky hill in Amasya, northern Turkey dedicated to the story about the tragic romance between Farhad and Shirin. Next move to Sultan Beyazit II Camii – Amasya’s largest mosque complex. Then walking tour along the Green River and take photos of Mountain Rock Toms, the statue of very first world-famous historian Strabon. Then pass by at Birmarhane, used to be mental treatment hospital during old Turkish time, today it is a music school and a museum. Dinner and Overnight in Amasya.

DAY 8: AMASYA- SAFRANBOLU(B/L/D)

After breakfast inside the Hotel, amaze with the beauty of Magical Eco Chamber and this will be your lifetime unforgettable moment, make a wishes louder and it will come true if you can hear this echo. Next, Octagonal Madrash, it is Quran memorizing and reciting school (Hafiz School) since 1235. Move to the town of Safranbolu, a town displays its extremely rich historical and cultural heritage. And visit the following places Cinci Hodja Kervansaray and Cinci Hodja Hamam-bath complex, Mosque of Koprulu Mehmet and Izzet Mehmet Pashas, The old traditional Wooden Houses, the guild of Shoemakers, the old city hall and fountains as well as hundreds of private residences. Dinner and Overnight in Safranbolu.

DAY 9: SAFRANBOLU- ISTANBUL(B/L/D)

After breakfast and check out for a long drive going back to Istanbul then, proceed to Spice Market (Egyptian Market), this marketplace was constructed in the 1660s as part of the New Mosque complex, with rents from the shops going to support the upkeep of the mosque and its charitable activities. Next move to Grand Bazaar, which has more than 4000 shops selling local products handicrafts and biggest bazaar today in Turkey. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 10: ISTANBUL DEPARTURE(B/–/D)

DAY 10: ISTANBUL DEPARTURE(B/–/D)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Tour Highlights:

  • Blue Mosque
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • St. Sophia Church
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Ruins City of Troy Wooden Trojan Horse and Museum
  • Ruins of Asklepion
  • Ephesus
  • House of Virgin Mary
  • Ancient World- Artemis Temple
  • Ancient City of Hierapolis
  • Ancient Caravanserai
  • Museum of 13th Century Philosopher Melvana
  • Underground City of Seratli
  • Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle Village
  • Ferhat & Sirin Tunnel and Love Museum
  • Sultan Beyazit II Camii
  • Green River
  • Birmarhane
  • Magical Eco Chamber
  • Octagon Madrasah
  • Safranbolu
  • Vefa Bazaar
  • 500 year Old Grand Bazaar
  • Taksim Square

Visa Requirements:

  • Original Passport – 6 Months Valid Beyond the Intended Stay in Turkey
  • Photocopy of the First Two Pages of the Passport
  • Old Passport
  • Duly Accomplished Visa Application Form (Typewritten)
  • 2pcs of 2×2 and Passport sized (White Background)
  • Employee: original employment Certificate with Compensation and Authorization for Leave of Absence and Latest ITR
  • Businessman: Business Permit and Registration with Company ITR
  • Student: Photocopy of School ID, School Certificate
  • Original Copy of PSA Birth and Marriage Certificate
  • Bank Certificate (Addressed to the Embassy)
  • Bank Statement (6 Months)

Flight Details:

  • Via Turkish Airlines (Subject to Change)
  • TK 85  MNLIST  2130  0445 (12.25H)
  • TK 84  ISTMNL  0140  1825 (11.40H)
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  • Via Etihad Airways (Subject to Change)
  • EY 421  MNLAUH  2335  0435 (9.00H)
  • EY  97  AUHIST 0930  1330  (5.00H)
  • EY  96   ISTAUH  1450  2030 (4.40H)
  • EY 424   AUHMNL  0245  1555  (9.10H)

OUR FINE PRINT

  • USD 200 deposit is required upon booking (non-refundable)
  • Minimum of 25 full paying adults must travel together
  • The surcharge shall be applied if less than 25 adults
  • Rate is subject to change and subject to availability
  • The itinerary is subject to change due to local conditions
  • Rate is valid for Philippine Passport Holder only
  • Surcharge may apply for foreign passport holders
  • Applicable charges shall be applied for any booking cancellation
  • Full Cancellation charge shall be applied for any cancellation made after booking finalization
  • Passport must be at least 6 months valid beyond intended stay
  • Passenger must check the validity of his/her own travel documents
  • Passenger shall be held responsible for any charges/damages caused by invalid/expired travel document.
  • Our company reserved all rights for any changes without prior notice
  • There are Compulsory Shopping Stops for this tour
  • **Triple, Double and Non-smoking room is subject for availability
  • **1 Night will be added for any Afternoon/Evening Arrival in Istanbul