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Backpack Turkey: Istanbul - Izmir - Cappadocia - Istanbul
Dates - 1st March'24 - 10th March'24

 

  • Trip description - The trip starts in the very beautiful city of Istanbul, We explore the capital city Istanbul its beautiful Old city, then we head to one of the most beautiful Ankara, and from there we make our way to the salt beds of Pamukkale and later head to Antalya and spend some quality time exploring this beautiful coastal town, from there we head to explore the beautiful Cappadocia and then way back to Istanbul

  • Hostels - You stay in mixed dorms that have shared toilets and common places to meet other travelers, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Couples / Sole Female travelers' stay can be customized to private rooms in hotels, female dorms, or private rooms in hostels 

  • Trip cost -  69,000 INR inclusive of GST + 5% TCS refunded/claimed back to you when filing an income tax return

  • Minimum group size: 10, Max group size: 15 

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out on the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

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Day 1: Istanbul

 

Your trip starts in Istanbul. You have to reach Istanbul by the afternoon at 1 pm 

Check-In: Hostel/Hotel - Centrally located 

 

  • Reach Istanbul - Check-in 

  • Meeting with all the other travelers 

  • Food and walking tour of the Old City - Self-guided

  • Evening at the Galata Bridge

  • Chill in the evening close to Galata Tower

Day 2: Istanbul

 

  • Start with an early breakfast at the hostel

  • Start with the bus tour Hop on Hop off from Taksim Square 

  • Visit the Blue Mosque 

  • Visit Hagia Sophia 

  • Lunch 

  • Explore the Sultanahmet Square 

  • In the Evening take a cruise along the Bosphorus Akka Golden Horn

Day 3: Istanbul 

  • Start with breakfast at the hostel

  • Visit Topkapi Palace

  • Lunch 

  • Explore the district of Balat

  • Evening at Leisure 

Day 4: Istanbul / Denizli / Pamukkale / Izmir

  • Make an early start and catch a morning flight to Denizli

  • Transfer to Pamukkale

  • Explore Pamukkale - Hot thermal baths

  • LUNCH

  • After lunch continue your journey to Izmir 

  • Reach by evening, followed by Dinner

  • Leisure time

Day 5:  Izmir

  • Start with an early breakfast at the hostel

  • Explore the Old town in Izmir by visiting Kemeraltı Pazarı

  • Lunch 

  • Explore the Old town 

  • Sunset 

  • Evening at Leisure

Day 6: Izmir

  • Do a day trip exploring Ephesus Ancient Greek Theatre

  • Return by late afternoon

Day 7: Izmir/Cappadocia

  • Make an early morning start to Cappadocia

  • Reach Cappadocia 

  • Start by exploring the old town of Gerome 

  • LUNCH

  • Free to explore 

  • Relax at the hotel

Day 8: Cappadocia

  • Breakfast at the hostel

  • Explore Dervent Valley, where the rock formations are amazing

  • Make a visit to the Zelve Open Air Museum which is a journey into the past, with its troglodyte houses

  • After making a visit to Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys”

  • LUNCH in town 

  • Free day 

Day 9: Cappadocia 

  • Make an early start - a Hot Air balloon ride

  • Make a visit to the Goreme open-air museum 

  • Visit the Kaymakli or Kayseri underground city 

  • LUNCH 

  • Free time 

Day 10:  Head back to Istanbul 

Inclusions:

 

  • Guidebook Turkey tour 

  • Stay in Hotel Archeo in Istanbul - Double room with balcony - breakfast included

  • Stay in Izmir L'Agora hotel - Twin Room including breakfast

  • Stay in The Dorm Cave by travelers - Deluxe Double room including breakfast  

  • Bus tour in Istanbul + Bosphorus Cruise 

  • Flight from Istanbul to Denizli direct 

  • Bus to Izmir

  • Flight from Izmir to Nevsehir - early morning - with a layover in Istanbul 

  • Return flight to Istanbul from Nevsehir or Kayseri - Afternoon on 26th March'23

Exclusions: 

  • Flights from India to and fro

  • Hot air balloon ride - Cost will be known beforehand - Approx 260 USD per person

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tours in Cappadocia 

  • Visa fees 

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Local taxes paid 

  • Due to any unavoidable circumstances - if any route changes or plan changes -- the extra cost would be incurred individually

Terms & Conditions

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you will be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions given by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of the other country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared (like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

Refunds & Cancellation Policy

Refund / Cancellation - You can cancel the trip anytime you want - The refund processing time is 15-20 days 

Your package cost Minus  (15k + Taxes + All the tickets booked either Hostels, trains, buses, tours  your name cancellation charges ( Be Assured all details of cancellation will be given to you )) 

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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