Riches of the Ottomans

From AUD $12,750.00
  • Duration: 21 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: ROII150523

Itinerary overview: Istanbul > Kars > Van > Diyarbakir > Mardin > Sanliurfa > Gaziantep > Antakya > Urgup (Cappadocia) >
Istanbul


HIGHLIGHTS:

* Explore the province of Hatay, formerly the ancient land of Antioch⁠, established in ancient times by the generals of Alexander the Great, visit the
Church of St Peter and stay overnight in an archaeological site turned hotel

* Visit a different side of Cappadocia with visits to the traditional Greek village of Mustafapasa, wine
tasting in Urgup and the option to venture out to the ancient city of the Hittites at Bogazkale

* Stroll the picturesque shores of Lake Van overshadowed by Mt Ararat, visit the Armenian church ofAkdamar Island, and learn all about the swimming cats of Van

* Take in the beehive houses of Harran, the enigmatic site of Gobekli Tepe and visit the spectacular Ishak Pasha Palace⁠

* Along the way, stay in a traditional cave hotel in Cappadocia, a former mansion in Kars and a stone hotel inGaziantep, the food capital of Turkey where we will also eat our fill of amazing food on a food crawl of the city


Inclusions:

· 20-nights accommodation in traditional and unique hotels, cave hotel and museum

· Flights from Istanbul to Kars and Kayseri to Istanbulin economy class

· Airport transfers on arrival and departure

· Meals as specified in itinerary (B = Breakfast / L =Lunch / D = Dinner)

· Services of your Inverted Atlas trip leader and local guides


Trip price does not include:

· International airfares

· Visa for Turkey

· Any experiences listed as 'optional'

· Any expenses associated with COVID-19

· Meals not included as per trip itinerary includingdrinks and mini bar

· Additional accommodation before or after the tour

· Items of a personal nature including but not limited to laundry, souvenirs, porterage etc.

· Travel insurance – please note comprehensive travel insurance is a condition of travel with Inverted Atlas


For full itinerary see: https://invertedatlas.com/riches-of-the-ottomans/

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