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Backpack Turkey: Istanbul - Izmir - Cappadocia - Istanbul | Dates - 17th March'23 - 27th March'23

 

  • Backpacking trip - you travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, you explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walk or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - All hostels are picked up keeping COVID protocols in mind

  • Trip Description - Travel + Meet new people + See city like a tourist + Socialize + Explore + Eat + Walk + Dance + Drink + Enjoy 

  • Couples/Sole Female travelers are welcome but keep note you would be staying in backpack hostels where you would be staying in mixed dorms of either 6/8/10 beds shared by both males and females. Hostels have common bathrooms as well. 

  • Solo female travelers - please let us know at the time of booking if you want to stay in an only Female dorm or want a private room

  • 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 Bosphorous 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

  • AfterZelve 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 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 + Bosphorous 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 would be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions told 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 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 would be given to you )) 

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

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