Turkey & Armenia in 14 Days

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Cities of Anatolia & Myths of the Caucasus

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An action-packed tour through Turkey and Armenia, tick off all the major archaeological and cultural sights and discover the immense cultural heritage and religious history of this one-of-a-kind destination!

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Garni
Khor-Virap
Vagharshapat
Yerevan
Ankara
Cappadocia
Istanbul
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All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
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Departures available until
until March 2023
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Accommodation: 12 Nights

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Included activities

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Included activity for day 4 in Istanbul

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Bosphorus Cruise & Spice Bazaar Visit

Enjoy a boat trip on the Bosphorus Channel, which runs through the heart of the city, marking the border between Europe and Asia. Appreciate the views of Istanbul's old palaces and traditional riverside houses before heading to the famous Spice Bazaar.

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Included activity for day 6 in Cappadocia

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Full-Day Highlights of Cappadocia Excursion

Visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum, home to rock-cut churches with beautiful frescoes. Next, explore the Valleys of Avcilar, Pasabagi and Güvercinlik, where the "Fairy Chimneys" are located. End the day with a visit to a local artisan workshop.

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Included activity for day 9 in Yerevan

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Panoramic Tour of Yerevan

Get to know Yerevan on a panoramic city tour! Climb to the top of the Cascade Monument, visit the Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and see Abovyan Street and the spectacular Republic Square. Visit the food market and end the day at the beautiful Blue Mosque.

What's included: Transfer, guide, entrances as indicated in the itinerary. Not included: Tips, drinks.

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Included activity for day 10 in Yerevan

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Visit Echmiadzin & Zvartnots Temple

Head to Echmiadzinto visit Ejmiatsin Cathedral, the first Christian cathedral in the world! Discover the artefacts housed inside the Treasury House Museum and see the Church of Saint Hripsime. Afterwards, continue to the 7th-century Zvartnots Temple.

What's included: Guide and transfer.

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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Suggested activity for day 3 in Istanbul

Full-Day Istanbul City Tour with lunch

Begin with a visit to the Hagia Sophia Basilica and Topkapi Palace, once the residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. End the afternoon at the bustling Grand Bazaar.

What's included: Guide, lunch, entrance tickets to the sites mentioned, round-trip transfers.

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Suggested activity for day 4 in Istanbul

Half-Day Anatolian Istanbul Excursion with Lunch

Explore the Anatolian side of Istanbul including its Beylerbeyi Palace, the historic Eyüp neighborhood and the hilltop Pierre Loti Cafe, for excellent views across the city and the old trading harbour known as the Golden Horn. Lunch included.

What's included: Guide, lunch, entrance tickets to the sites mentioned, round-trip transfers

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Suggested activity for day 6 in Cappadocia

Duration 01:15h Approx. Pick up time: 05:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

Ballooning in Cappadocia

Enjoy an exciting 40-minute hot air balloon flight and float over the Cappadocia ‘Fairy Chimneys’, including a toast and flight certificate after landing.

What's included: Transfer to take the hot-air balloon included, 40 minutes hot-air balloon flight over Cappadocia.

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Suggested activity for day 9 in Yerevan

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

Visit to the Lusik Aguletsi House-Museum

Visit this fantastic museum, the former home of Lusik Aguletsi, Armenian painter, ethnographer, and Honored Cultural Worker of Armenia. The visit concludes with Armenia tea tasting and homemade sweets!

What's included: Transfer, guide, entrance, tea and sweets

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The price includes

  • premium care
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  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Istanbul, Istanbul - Yerevan, Yerevan- US.
  • Internal flights: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Istanbul. *
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  • 12 nights hotel accommodation in Superior & Luxury category hotels.
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  • 12 breakfasts and 2 dinners.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide. **
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, entrance fees, tips (approx. 40$ per person), and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

Please note: Mandatory tips of $40 per person (for Guides, drivers, porters and waiters) are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay in Turkey. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Turkish culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

For bookings made after 1 April 2023, mandatory tips in Turkey will be included in the total price.

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 7 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

The maximum baggage weight for the Cappadocia – Istanbul flight is 15KG.

**The order of visits can be modified depending on your departure day, according to unexpected circumstances, weather changes or the guide consideration.

Most Museums and some attractions are closed on Mondays, in case your visit to them is initially planned on Monday, the itinerary will be adapted.

Please note: Mandatory tips of $40 per person (for Guides, drivers, porters and waiters) are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay in Turkey. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Turkish culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

For bookings made after 1 April 2023, mandatory tips in Turkey will be included in the total price.

Turkey: The order of the itinerary is determined based on the days you travel to Cappadocia, which are Tuesday and Friday. Therefore, the 4 nights in Istanbul are distributed accordingly.

Payments at destination with credit or debit cards may be subject to commission and fluctuations in currency exchange. We recommend making all payments in cash.

Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary 7 days before departure.

  • Entry requirements
    Passport with a minimum of three months validity.
  • Visa
    Visa required. You can get an e-Visa online before you travel through the official Republic of Turkey e-Visa website: https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
  • Currency
    Turkish Lira
  • Language
    Turkish
  • Electricity
    230 V 50 Hz
  • Health
    Vaccines recommended: https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/news/408/hepatitis-a-vaccine-recommendations-for-turkey-updated
  • Time zone
    UTC + 02:00.
  • Tourist Office website
    https://www.goturkeytourism.com/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

The extra bed in hotels are fold-out style and smaller in size than a standard single bed. Triple rooms are not bigger or more spacious only because they are occupied by 3 people. 

Turkey: The order of the itinerary is determined based on the days you travel to Cappadocia, which are Tuesday and Friday. Therefore, the 4 nights in Istanbul are distributed accordingly. 

Note: In case your flight is arriving/taking off from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) International Airport, transfers are not included and you could add them for an extra cost during the booking process.

Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary approximately 7 days before departure.

Payments at destination with credit or debit cards may be subject to commission and fluctuations in currency exchange. We recommend making all payments in cash.

Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary approximately 7 days before departure.

If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.

 

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