10D 9N ENCHANTING TURKEY

from USD1,888 per person based on Twin/Triple

on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

***LAND ARRANGEMENT AND AIRFARE INCLUDED.***
INCLUSION
  • Round-trip airfare via Saudia Arabia
    with 1 way free airport lounge
  • Accommodation based on 4 star hotel
  • Full-board meals
  • Sight-seeing tours as specified in the itinerary
  • Belly dancing show in Cappadocia
  • Private coach with English Speaking Guide
  • Entrances as per itinerary
  • Mineral water in the bus and during meals
  • Services of a Filipino tour escort
  • Souvenir item
  • Travel tips
  • Tour briefing with snacks
EXCLUSION
  • Travel insurance up to 60 years old
  • XT taxes: TBA
  • PH Travel Tax: USD32
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Beverages/drinks
  • Visa Fee Php3,500/pax
  • Tips for the driver, local guide, restaurant, porters and assistance
  • Items purely personal in nature such as telephone calls, laundry services, use of refreshments in minibar
VISA REQUIREMENTS
  • Application Form
  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • 4 pieces of passport size pictures
  • COE with Leave of Absence and Salary Declaration
  • Bank Certificate and Bank Statement
  • ITR (original/photocopy)
  • Travel Insurance valid for 45 days
  • Marrige Contract/ Affidavit of Consent if not traveling with spouse 
  • Birth Certificate
FLIGHT DETAILS
  • SV 871 25Sep MNLJED 1540 2200
  • SV 265 26Sep JEDIST   0645 1020
  • SV 264 03Oct ISTRUM  1700 2115
  • SV 860 04Oct RUHMNL 0115 1610
BOOKING CONDITIONS
  • A deposit of USD300 per person is required and non-refundable
  • Full payment should be made at least 15 days prior to departure
  • Cancelled made after issuance visa will automatically forfeit departure
  • Cancellation made 15 days before departure will automatically incur full charges
  • SGL Supplement- USD250
  • Min 15 to run the Tour
ITINERARY
Day 1: September 25 Istanbul
Departure Manila, abroad on Saudia Airline, enjoy in-flight amenities and entertainment.

Day 2: September 26 Istanbul-Canakkale (L/D)
Arrival Istanbul International Airport. Meet your professional tour guide at Ataturk airport. Proceed to half day Istanbul City tour. Topkapi Palace the sit of Ottoman Empire after it shifted its capital from Edirne to Istanbul. It is today a Museum Palace with Treasuries, Royal Antiques, Court yards, Holy Relics. It is famous with the fourth largest diamond in the world. After lunch drive to Canakkale. Dinner and overnight at Canakkale.

Day 3: September 27 Canakkale- Pergamum- Kusadasi (B/L/D)
After breakfast visits Troy and continue to Kusadasi, you will visit Pergamum. Troy is the famous mythology city in Homer's epic poem, Iliad, one of the oldest settlements in the world. Pergamum visit: Asklepion which is the first organized hospital in Anatolia. Upon arrival to Kusadasi check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: September 28 Kusadasi- Pamukkale (B/L/D)
After breakfast full day Kusadasi tour. Ephesus we will begin as well as viewing one of the Seven Churches of Revelation, you will see great structures such as great theatre where St. Paul and St. John met. Arcadian street, Trajan fountain, Celsius Library, Hadrian Temple, etc. Virgin Mary house, when St. John on Bulbul Mountain and Virgin Mary spent her last years in the house on Bulbul Mountain. After lunch at a local restaurant later proceed to Pamukkale. Visit Hierapolis and Cotton Castle upon arrival. Cotton Castle is a magical and unique terrace and castles created by deposits of white limestone from thermal spring of Pamukkale year-round! Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the Pamukkale.

Day 5: September 29 Pamukkale- Konya Cappadocia (B/L/D)
After breakfast proceed to Cappadocia via Konya, you will visit blue-green domed Mevlana Museum, which used a school of Mevlevi Dervishes. Continue from Konya and make a Photoshop at Sultanhani, one of the best-preserved caravansarias (inns) in Anatolia.

Day 6: September 30 Cappadocia (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will enjoy full day Cappadocia tour. Visit Underground City of Kaymakli, one of the largest underground cities there, said to have existed since the Hittite period. You will get a chance to see bathrooms, kitchen, dinning halls,wine cellars, chapels, stables and more. Next, explore the rock-carved churches with some of it decorated with scratched frescos in Goreme Open-air Museum. Proceed to Uchisar, an old village of small dwelling carved into massive rocks. Gather some pictures perfect memories at Valley of Birds and Uchisar, a fantasy land of strange and wonderful works of man and nature. On route, make a stop at the carpet factory. After dinner at the hotel, we go to Belly Dance and Turkey Folk Dance Show. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 7: October 1 Cappadocia- Ankara (B/L/D)
This morning, continue our journey to Ankara, the capital of Turkey, meet your guide for the sightseeing tour, visit also the Magnificent Ataturk Mausoleum where the final resting of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (which also known as the "Father of Modern Turkey"). Overnight and dinner at the hotel in Ankara.

Day 8: October 2 Ankara- Istanbul (B/L/D)
Morning proceeds to Istanbul. En-route enjoy a leisure drive along the seashore of Marmara sea and back to Istanbul. Lunch will be in Istanbul. Upon arrival Istanbul proceed to another city tour in the  city. Blue Mosque which is the largest mosque in Istanbul, built to compete with St. Sophia. Dating back from 17th century. Mosque is famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets. Hippodrome Square former center of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. See the famous Egyptians Obelisk, Serpentine Column and Wilhelm II fountain, Hagia Sophia, which has been a cathedral and mosque, now is a magnificent museum. Its mosaics, stained glass windows and decorated domes create an atmosphere of breath taking beauty. Then, proceed to the collection of porcelain, antiques, and other treasures. Make a stop at the covered Grand Bazaar. 

Day 9: October 3 Istanbul- Manila (B)
After breakfast, proceed to Bosphorus Cruise by a private boat. Bosphorus Cruise: we will see the beauty of Bosphorus Channel which spreads over Asia and Europe continents. This is a great experience to be between Asia and Europe Continents on the boat. We will see and take pictures Ottoman Palaces, Rumeli Castle, Anatolian Castle and the life style of the people on the coast line of Bosphorus. Then transfer to airport for flight back home. 

Day 10: Oct 4 Arrival- Manila
Arrive Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.


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