Turkey: Women's Expedition

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Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: ERSF

From: £1145.00

Turkey is often cited as the ultimate convergence of east and west – traditional spice bazaars and ornately adorned mosques thrown together with high speed, cross-country trains and bustling cosmopolitan cities. On this women’s only expedition, you’ll discover both the traditional and modern wonders of Turkey through the lives of the women who live here. From the ancient practices of an Ottoman-style hamam to the art of Turkish coffee fortune telling and even a visit to a Syrian refugee social enterprise, you’ll meet many extraordinary local women and experience what life is like through their eyes. Highlights/r/n
  • Spend an afternoon with female Syrian refugees and hear how they’re rebuilding their lives over lunch and an earring-making workshop.
  • Make the perfect cup of Turkish coffee at a family home in Istanbul and learn how to read your fortune in the coffee grounds.
  • Spend a day at sea with a female skipper where you’ll visit a sunken city, swim in crystal clear waters and spend the night in an idyllic seaside village.
  • Enjoy a traditional meal in a Cappadocian cave home, cooked by a local woman who is changing the face of women in tourism.
  • Take part in ‘Gold Day’ in Eskisehir, a local event that’s strictly for women and where all the secret women’s business happens in Turkey.
  • Relax in an Ottoman Style hamam and learn about this ancient women’s ritual.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
08/09/2019 19/09/2019 Sold out £1145.00
29/09/2019 10/10/2019 9 £1145.00
06/10/2019 17/10/2019 Sold out £1260.00
12/04/2020 23/04/2020 12 £1200.00
10/05/2020 21/05/2020 12 £1200.00
24/05/2020 04/06/2020 11 £1200.00
07/06/2020 18/06/2020 11 £1200.00
06/09/2020 17/09/2020 12 £1200.00
20/09/2020 01/10/2020 12 £1200.00
04/10/2020 15/10/2020 12 £1200.00
18/10/2020 29/10/2020 12 £1200.00

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