TURKISH EXTRAVAGANZA 08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS (PREMIUM TOUR)

 

HIGHLIGHTS

ISTANBUL

  • View of the Golden Horn
  • Visit Spice Bazaar
  • Boat ride on the Bosphorus
  • Visit Hippodrome
  • Visit Blue Mosque
  • Visit Hagia Sophia
  • Free time at Grand Bazaar
  • Free time at Taksim Square
  • Free time at Istiklal Street

ANTALYA

  • Antalya Old City Tour
  • Tunektepe Cable Car ride (Weather permitting)

PAMUKKALE

  • Visit Hierapolis & Cotton Castle
  • Experience bath at a Mud Pool

CAPPADOCIA

  • Visit Monks Valley
  • Photostop at Devrent Valley & Pigeons Valley
  • Visit Turkish pottery at Avanos (Red River)
  • Visit Goreme Open Air Museum (Rock Churches)
  • Esentepe – Panaromic View of Cappadocia
  • Photo stop at Uchisar Castle

 

Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival at Istanbul, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. Proceed to your hotel and check-in.
Overnight in Istanbul.
(D)
Note: The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs.

Proceed to the airport for your flight to Antalya. ( Flight Cost not Included) Experience Cable car ride & city tour of Antalya. Later we check-in to hotel. Overnight in Antalya. (B,LL,LD)

Day is free to explore on your own.
Overnight in Antalya. (B,LL,LD)

Proceed towards Pammukale. Visit Travertines at Cotton Castle. Visit Hierapolis (Holy City).Experience Mud Pool Bath. Overnight in Pammukale. (B,LL,LD)

Proceed towards Cappadocia. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)

Visit Turkish Pottery workshop. Guided tour of Cappadocia. Visit Monks Valley. Photostop at Devrent Valley and Pigeons Valley. Visit Goreme Open Air Museum.Photo stop at Esentepe & Uchisar castle.Visit Turkish Pottery workshop. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B,L,D)

Proceed to Kayseri airport for your flight to Istanbul. ( Flight Cost not included) On arrival in Istanbul visit the Egyptian Spice Bazaar. Check-in the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (B,L,D)

Full-day city tour of Sultanahmet. Photostop at Topkapi Palace & Hippodrome Square. Visit Blue Mosque and Hagia Sopia. Free time at Grand Bazaar. Cruise on the Bosphorus strait. Visit Taksim Square and free time at Istiklal Street. Overnight in Istanbul. (B,L,D)

Proceed to the airport, where your memorable tour of Turkish Extravaganza comes to an end. (B)


Tour Cost (per person in AED)

Twin/ Double Room Triple Room Child With Bed Child Without Bed Single Room
AED 4180 AED 4180 AED 3515 AED 3185 AED 5180

*As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
**As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child.


DEPARTURE DATES – 2021

October: 04, 12, 20
November: 08, 16, 24
December: 03, 11

 

ACCOMMODATION

  • 01 night accommodation Pullman Istanbul Hotel & Convention Center or similar in Istanbul
  • 02 nights accommodation Double Tree by Hilton or similar in Antalya
  • 01 night accommodation in Pam Thermal or similar Pamukale
  • 02 nights accommodation in Ramada Cappadocia or similar in Cappadocia
  • 02 nights accommodation Pullman Istanbul Hotel & Convention Center or similar in Istanbul

 

MEALS

  • Daily American breakfast (Except Day 01)
  • 4 local Lunches
  • 3 Jain/Veg/Non-Veg Indian Lunches
  • 3 local dinners
  • 5 Jain/Veg/Non-Veg Indian Dinners

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodations at the hotels specified above or similar.
  • Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers and extensive excursions with entrance fees (as specified in the itinerary) by a deluxe air conditioned coach.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Thomas Cook Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 25 customers).

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Passport, Visa charges, Insurance, Airport & Port taxes.
  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Mandatory Tipping for Ontour Services ( Coach Driver, Local Guides etc). It is mandatory to pay USD 5 per person/per day. Our Thomas Cook I Ltd Tour Manager will be collecting the same on Day 1 of the Tour.
  • Porterage, tips, Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, airport transfers, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Cost of Suggested Excursions. (Suggested Excursions will be operated subject to minimum 20 passengers).
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Arrival or Departure PCR – COVID test if required by the airline or Government bodies
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be in possession of a valid Single Entry Turkish Visa. The cost of this visa is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.

IMPORTANT NOTES

HOTELS

  • All hotels will be either around the airport area or in the outskirts.
  • Most hotels in Europe have only Twin beds. Double bed will be Queen size and not King size.
  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double room.
  • For Child with bed: At times hotel don’t have enough roll away beds, in that case they might give a double and a separate single room.
  • A person 12 years and below is considered a child and above 12 years, an adult.
  • Hotel rooms may not be air conditioned / air cooled nor will fans be provided. Air conditioning / cooling in hotels are set as per European weather conditions.
  • Functioning of Air cooling / Air conditioning in hotels is subject to official declaration of summer by the local authority.
  • During heat wave in Europe air conditioning of the hotels and coaches may cease to function as they are not built for such high temperatures.
  • Most hotels in Europe do not provide tea kettles in the rooms.
  • Due to international events and trade fairs all throughout Europe such as Air Show, music festivals, ice skating championships etc., you may have to stay in hotels further away from the city.
  • In Switzerland the stay may be split in two hotels.
  • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / Coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers.
  • We also reserve the right to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary.
  • In certain cities hotels have not started the buffet breakfasts yet and if the same does not change by the time the tours begin, we will either provide breakfast or the groups will be taken to an Indian / local restaurant for breakfast.

COACHES

  • Most of your journey in Europe is by coach and hence you are requested to keep the coach clean.
  • Due to hygienic reasons it is not permitted to use toilets in the coach. However the tour manager will make comfort stops during long drives.
  • Eating & drinking is not permitted in the coach.
  • One check in bag and one hand bag per person only, due to limited boot space in the coach.
  • In major European cities, there are parking restrictions for coaches and it may not be possible to stop at all the places during the city tour. Tour Manager will try his/her best to stop coach wherever possible for a photo stop.
  • Coaches are non-wheelchair compliant. There are steps to board / alight from the coach.
  • Due to private coaches being forbidden inside most of the European cities; as per EU norms to preserve them and to avoid getting them polluted and overcrowded, most of your sightseeing will be done by local buses and by foot.

MEALS

  • Meals are pre–set and a–la carte is not possible.
  • On certain Days packed lunch will be provided.

SIGHTSEEING

  • On certain departures, we may sometimes amend / reverse the itinerary. However, all the services / inclusions will remain the same.
  • Generally, you will have to walk at sightseeing places, amusement parks and at the airports sometimes for a long distance; however the same will be timely instructed by the Tour Manager. It is advisable to carry good pair of comfortable sports shoes. The tour manager and the driver will do their best to get you as close to the monuments as possible.
  • The Eiffel Tower on certain Days due to strong wind conditions or being overcrowded or for security reasons may be closed.
  • The lifts at the Eifel tower are currently closed due to safety. Hence the visit to the tower is only allowed by climbing the staircase. In case there is no change in the same on tour customers will be refunded the amount for the same if they chose not to climb the stairs.
  • Due to stringent security checks at the Eiffel tower, it may take up to 3-4 hours in the queue.
  • There are a few attractions and entrances that are currently closed due to COVID and in case the same remain closed at the time of the groups visiting, a refund will be provided.

GENERAL

  • In case any member of the group tests positive for COVID-19, customers will need to unconditionally abide, adhere and comply solely at your costs and expenses to all laws, rules, notifications, Travel advisories, guidelines, directives and communications issued from time to time by all or any Governments, Authorities, Ministries, Departments, Local Bodies in India or Abroad, related to your tour to the foreign destination and/or on your return from the tour to your home destination in India or Abroad including but not limited to Covid-19 Protocols on quarantine, vaccinations etc. or in connection with any other Pandemic, epidemic, disease, condition etc., which may be communicated by all or any Governments, Authorities, Ministries, Departments, Local Bodies in India or Abroad with or without notice at any point of time whether at the commencement of the tour, during the tour and/or on the completion of the tour, as the case may be”.
  • On some occasions you may have to join another group in case the group does not have adequate members.
  • A local representative or a driver may only be there to assist you during your initial part of the tour.
  • Security alerts and random closures might affect the itinerary.
  • Please take extra care of your personal belongings while on the tour, every country you travel to is prone to thefts and bag snatching. TCIL will not be liable for any loss of belongings / baggage.
  • Disabled clients should carry their own wheelchair and should be accompanied by a qualified companion who is able to provide assistance to the disabled client.
  • TCIL shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, baggage loss, theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or irregularity, which may occur in carrying out the tour arrangement, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on tour.
  • The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in schedules of train, airplane, bus, ship or other services.
  • The Tour Manager and the company reserves the right to amend the itinerary, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised. For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However, all the services will remain the same.
  • There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour
  • In case you decide to change the date of your return reservation once confirmed the exact amount payable to the airline will be advised once the same is confirmed.
  • The images used in this brochure are for representation purpose only.
  • Tours operated are subject to RBI / GOI regulations.
  • Please refer to the Booking Form for detailed “Terms and Conditions”.



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