Turkey in Depth

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Run by: Peregrine

Reference number: PECSC

From: £2025.00

Get under the skin of Turkey on this seventeen-day journey. Travel from the melting pot of Istanbul to the clear coastal waters and ancient cities of the Bodrum Peninsula, then discover the otherworldly landscapes of the Cappadocia region. Explore Kars, a transit point between Anatolia and the Caucasus, still undiscovered by main stream tourism. Take a train journey to Erzurum a stronghold for the Seljuks of Anatolia and then wander through cities and villages of the Black Sea region before finishing up back in Istanbul the city on two continents where east meets west. Highlights/r/n
  • Enjoy southern Turkey higlights with the less visited north and Black Sea regions. From Istanbul to Cappadocia and on to Kars and Safranbolu, this is an depth look at a country that is a fascinating melting pot of histroy and cultures.
  • If you like history, this trip visits two of the ancient wonders of the world: the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and the last remaining column of the Temple of Artemis.
  • Be gently rocked to sleep on the Mavi Konya, the train from Izmir to Konya, and learn how to play backgammon like a local.
  • Amasya one of Turkey's most beautiful small cities that sits in the mountains over the Black Sea region, stroll river side in the evening feasting your eyes on the beautifully preserved Ottoman houses - they sure knew how to build a home.
  • Relax aboard a traditional gullet and take a dip in water so blue you wont believe it.
  • Learn all about Turkeys famous cheeses at the Cheese Museum in Kars.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
09/03/2019 25/03/2019 12 £2025.00
06/04/2019 22/04/2019 12 £2025.00
04/05/2019 20/05/2019 10 £2025.00
07/09/2019 23/09/2019 12 £2025.00
05/10/2019 21/10/2019 12 £2025.00
02/11/2019 18/11/2019 12 £2025.00
21/03/2020 06/04/2020 12 £2025.00
04/04/2020 20/04/2020 12 £2025.00
02/05/2020 18/05/2020 12 £2025.00
05/09/2020 21/09/2020 12 £2025.00
03/10/2020 19/10/2020 12 £2025.00
24/10/2020 09/11/2020 12 £2025.00

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