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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival to Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel. Free afternoon at leisure.

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a tour of Jewish Istanbul. You will see the old Jewish Quarter of Balat where the bul. A visit to the Etz Ahayim Synagogue, built over 500 years ago. Afternoon visit the Archeological Museum, Topkapı.

After breakfast, visit the St. Sophia, once the greatest church of the Byzantine Empire, the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. After lunch drive to Pera hill visit Jewish Synagogues of Ashganazi and Neve Shalom.

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir, ancient Smyrna. Upon arrival private transfer to your city center hotel. In Izmir visit Beth Israel Shar Ashmain Synagogue and then drive to Sardis, the ancient capital of Lydia to visit the synagogue from the Roman Period. Return to Izmir for overnight.

Full day tour to visit the archeological site of ancient Ephesus with its marble streets, theater, baths and gymnasia. Among the ruins are Hebrew signs and symbols, reminders of the Jewish past of Ephesus.

After breakfast, transfer to airport.

Inclusions

• 5 nights hotel accommodation
• Round trip transfer
• Meals are indicated by code letters (B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner)
• Entrance fees
• English speaking guide on the tours

Exclusions

• Personal expenses
• Customary tips
• Drinks
• Airfares

Notes

Hotels envisaged

Recital Hotel (BB)

Blanca Hotel (HB)

Trip Highlights

Istanbul-Izmir

Departure Period
01 Jun, 2022 to 31 Oct, 2022

4 Star
AUD 1,149 P P twin share
AUD 1,857 P P single
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