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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 Archaeological Museum, Topkapı. B

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 B

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. B L

Full day tour to visit the archaeological 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 . B L

After breakfast, transfer to airport. B

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

  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Optional activities
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
  • Personal equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

  • EXPECTED HOTELS OR SIMILAR

            Recital Hotel ( BB ) / Blanca Hotel ( HB )

            W Hotel (BB) /  Swissotel Izmir ( BB)

  • Supplement for higher category hotel is available on request
  • Children less than five years of age and unaccompanied minors under
    the age of 18 cannot be accepted on these tours.
  • Supplement for Private return transfers & private touring supplement: English, Portuguese or Chinese speaking guides is available on request
  • Supplement for Child rates are available on request
  • Supplement for Optional tours is available on request

Trip Highlights

Istanbul – Izmir – Sardis - Izmir – Ephesus – Izmir

Departure Period

05 Apr, 2021 to 31 Oct, 2021
AUD 1,246 P P twin share
AUD 2,012 P P single

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