From
13 days£4555

Gay Group Trip: Turkey Culture And Heritage

Join a gay group trip and discover the cultural riches of Turkey. From Hagia Sophia to the ruins of Ephesus and the Caves of Cappadocia. As well as seeing modern-day Turkey, you’ll discover what remains of the Byzantine Empire.

Departure Dates For Gay Group Trip: Turkey Culture And Heritage

Group Trip Breakdown

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DAY 1, 2 AND 3: ISTANBUL

When you’ve settled into the hotel we’ll have a welcome dinner and explore the local area. Over the next two days we’ll explore the Grand Bazaar, take a boat ride over the Bosporous and visit Hagia Sophia.

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DAY 4: HOME OF THE EPHESIANS

We’ll take a short flight to Izmir and take a trip into the distant past. The Roman city of Ephesus is well-preserved and it’ll give you a glimpse of antiquity.

DAYS 5-7: SAILING THE TURQUOISE COAST

We’ll sail the Turquoise Coast on a gullet, driver the Lycian Coast and visit the port city, Antalya. Here we can visit Hadrian’s Gate, built in 130AD to honour the emperor when he visited the city.

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DAY 8: PERGE, ASPENDOS, AND ANTALYA

Today we’ll visit the ancient city of Perge, it was founded during the time of the Trojan War. A war that may never have happened, but let’s not split hairs. This city was visited by Alexander The Great and the Apostle Paul.

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DAY 9: THE DERVISHES

Today we’ll visit the home of the Whirling Dervishes in the Taurus Mountains. We’ll visit the local museum in Konya and learn about this mystic Sufi sect.

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DAY 10 AND 12: CAPPADOCIA

Today we’ll drive along the Anatolian plain to the Caves of Cappadocia. Here you’ll see the effects of rainfall on volcanic rock. We’ll also get the chance to watch a Whirling Dervish ceremony.

Early in the morning we’ll take a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia.

DAY 13: DEPARTURE

Today we’ll return to Istanbul for our return flights.

Included

  • Accommodation as listed

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Travel insurance

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