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10-Day Mediterranean Experience of Turkey

Enter into the history, politics, and culture of Turkey as you explore the majestic landscape of seashores, tiny villages, and bustling cities.  

Itinerary

Day 1
Depart USA for Marmaris, Turkey
Overnight flight to Turkey.
Day 2
Thursday – Arrival – Marmaris
Upon arrival, you will be met at airport and assisted with arrival procedures and transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 3
Friday – Koycegiz and– Fethiye
This morning we drive to the lakeside town of Koycegiz and enjoy a boat cruise to Turtle Beach where we smother ourselves in mud at the local mud bath! En route to Fethiye we’ll stop to explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. Overnight Fethiye and Dinner in a local Restaurant. (B, D)
Day 4
Saturday – Kayakoy Greek village and Oludeniz Fethiye
After breakfast explore the quaint Greek village of Kayakoy. Afternoon we will drive you to Oludeniz you will have opportunity to swim then drive back to your hotel .Overnight Fethiye. (B)
Day 5
Sunday – Saklikent Gorge – Antalya
Today we visit the stunningly beautiful Saklikent Gorge, Turkey’s longest and deepest canyon. After tracking along the canyon, we will continue to Antalya crossing through the Tauros Mountains. Upon arrival in Antalya, we will visit Duden Waterfall. Dinner and overnight in Antalya (B.D)
Day 6
Monday – Antalya (Aspendos) – Konya – Cappadocia
An early departure for Konya, stopping enroute to visit the ancient Aspendos Theater. This spectacularly well-preserved theater is one of the best examples of Roman theatre construction in the world. Upon arrival to Konya, we tour the Monastery of the Mervlana Whirling Dervishes. We continue our afternoon drive to Cappadocia via Seljuk- a fine example of an ancient Silk Road caravanserai. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia (B, D)
Day 7
Tuesday – Cappadocia
Our full day excursion in Cappadocia includes visits to the Kaymakli Underground City, Open Air Museum in Goreme and the natural fortress in Uchisar. Here, we will have the opportunity to discover and understand the rich history behind local handicrafts like hand-made carpets, Turkish tiles, onyx and potteries. An optional and fun Turkish folklore evening and dinner is available tonight. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)
Day 8
Wednesday – Cappadocia Ankara Safranbolu
Early in the morning an optional Balloon tour is available to experience this miraculous natural wonder of wind and water that created “fairy chimneys”, rocky pinnacles, cones and spires of pinks and russet-brown! Morning departure for Safranbolu with a stop in Ankara to visit the Museum and Mausoleum of Ataturk -burial place of the national hero who founded the modern Republic of Turkey. We continue our drive Safranbolu, a UNESCO World Heritage sight due to it famous Ottoman houses. Tonight we stay at an old Ottoman mansion. (B, D)
Day 9
Thursday – Safranbolu Istanbul
After breakfast enjoy visiting the old town of Safranbolu and testing the finest samples of Turkish delight! Afternoon drive to Istanbul where we end our day enjoying the sights, sounds, aromas of the Grand Bazaar-one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world! Overnight Istanbul (B)
Day 10
Friday – Istanbul
Breakfast. Transfer to airport (Ataturk). (B)

Insurance Info

Insurance Info

Optional Travel Protection Information

We recommend that all travelers purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your trip investment! We realize that overseas travel is expensive, and while we do all that we can to ensure a safe and flawless trip, there are circumstances that cannot be controlled. Consider Travel Protection for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more.

For your convenience, Faith Based Expeditions offers a travel protection plan, 360°Adult Group Premier, provided by Travelex Insurance Services. 

Trip Cost

Plan Cost*

$0

   $37

$1 – $500

   $68

$501 – $1,000

   $99

$1,001 – $1,500

 $137

$1,501 – $2,000

 $177

$2,001 – $3,000

 $239

$3,001 – $4,000

 $316

$4,001- $5,000

 $397

$5,001- $6,000

 $472

$6,001 – $7,000

 $550

$7,001 – $8,000

 $629

$8,001 – $9,000

 $706

$9,001 – $10,000

 $783

$10,001 – $11,000

$887

$11,001 – $12,000

$970

$12,001 – $13,000

$1,053

$13,001 – $14,000

$1,136

$14,001 – $15,000

$1,219

 Rates are per traveler. Maximum trip length allowed is 364 days.

 

Plan Benefits

Maximum Coverage Per Person (up to the limits below)

Trip Cancellation

Up to 100% of Insured Trip Cost up to $15,000

Trip Interruption

Up to 150% of Insured Trip Cost up to $22,500

Trip Delay

$1,000 ($250/day)

Missed Connection

$1,000

Baggage & Personal Effects

$1,500

Baggage Delay

$250

Emergency Medical Expense

$50,000 ($500 dental sublimit)

Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation

$250,000

AD&D

$10,000

Travel Assistance & Concierge Services**

Included

Please note: This plan may not be purchased after you have made final payment for your covered Trip. 

Contact us to purchase.

For questions regarding benefits or coverages, please contact Travelex Insurance Services at 888-574-7026 and reference plan number APGB-1217.

To view/download the Policy based on your state of residence, go to: http://policy.travelexinsurance.com/APGB-1217

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