Turkey – farm life

A trip from May 7 to 14, 2023 is not to be missed
Registrations close March 6, 2023

Your daily program:

First day: Sunday 7 May: Brussels – Istanbul
Appointment with the participants at the Turkish Airlines counter at 09:00 at Zaventem Airport.
Direct flight to Istanbul, departing at 11:25 am and arriving at 3:00 pm. reception by the local
Orientation then transfer to Konak Hotel for dinner and overnight.

the second day: Monday, May 8: Istanbul
Morning visit to Topkapi Palace (Cannon Gate Palace). The palace is located on the old one
Acropolis of Byzantium and served as the residence of the Ottoman Sultan in Istanbul. Here you will also see a file
A beautiful harem (an enclosed, guarded living space in a sereya or house). Local lunch
Restaurant, followed by discovering the Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Souk). After the Grand Bazaar
In Istanbul, this is the largest covered market in the city. Afternoon cruise on
Bosphorus, with beautiful views of the city. Dinner and overnight at Konak Hotel.

the third day: Tuesday, May 9: Istanbul – Bursa
Move over the bridge to the eastern part with stunning views. Lunch on the road.
Visit a horticultural research center and fruit exporter. City visit
Bursa, which was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and a caravanserai (inn along
The road where travelers (caravans) can rest and recover from the day’s journey). to eat
Overnight at Kervansaray City Hotel.

the fourth day: Wednesday, May 10: Karacapi – Canakkale – Dardanelles Boulevard
On the way across the southern side of the Sea of ​​Marmara. Discover an Ottoman village
About 700 years old. In Karacabey, stop at a dairy farm, with produce of approx
1200 tons of which about 1250 cows, mostly Holstein. Stop by a horse farm. about 850
Arabian horses, of which 420 are pure blood and 430 foals, then stop when breeding goats
and sheep (merinos) about 2,500 animals. Lunch on the go. The way to Çanakkale on the banks
Dardanelles Strait. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Truva.

The fifth day: Thursday 11th May: Mount Ida – Ezine – Ayavalik – Pergam – Canakkale
Passing through Mount Ida, the area where the Trojan War took place. Also legend it
The Trojan horse comes from this region. The area is also famous for the production of honey, cheese and
They are medicinal herbs. In Ezine, stop by a cheese factory. Departure to Ayvalık where you will find the specialty
Producer of olive oil with a capacity of 2500 tons. lunch. continuation to
Pergamum, the capital of the Greek Attalian dynasty, one of the largest cities located
It developed after Alexander the Great. Visit the Acropolis, which houses the theatre
Up to 15,000 spectators. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Truva.

the sixth day: Friday, May 12: Troy – Thrace – Istanbul
Discover the ancient sites of Troy and then on to Thrace. The area was great
Strategically important and therefore known to many rulers.
Winery visit with tasting. lunch. You will also be able to use a sunflower oil maker
Meets. Return to Istanbul for dinner and overnight at Konak Hotel.

the seventh day: Saturday, May 13: Istanbul
Full city tour including; Discover Hagia Sophia (Monument
Byzantine Empire in the VI century), Hippodrome, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Grand Bazaar. lunch in one
Typical restaurant. You will also have free time here to explore the Grand Bazaar on your own.
A magical evening. Dinner cruise on the Bosphorus, with stunning views of the lighting
antiquities. There are also animators on board; Belly dancer, local music. alcoholic beverages

Eighth day: Sunday May 14: Istanbul – Brussels
Departure to the airport after breakfast. Lunch at the airport.
Here you take a direct flight to Brussels with Turkish Airlines. Departure at 3:55 pm with expected arrival
6:20 p.m.

Price per person in a double room: 1595 euros
(based on at least 30 participants)
The exchange rate continues to fluctuate.
Single supplement: 235 euros

Price includes:

  • Brussels – Istanbul – Brussels flights with Turkish Airlines in Economy Class
  • All excursions are with very comfortable buses
  • Accommodation in listed hotels or equivalent
  • Full board from dinner on arrival to breakfast on 14th May
  • The mentioned excursions are in a group accompanied by a local guide
  • Our trilingual (star) tour guide, from Brussels
  • guarantee fund
  • “Quality of Service” from Fairway Travel.
  • Not included in the price:
  • Airport taxes, day approx: 170€ p/p
  • Expenses and personal services not mentioned in the program.
  • Guidance and driver tips
  • drinks
  • No insurance (see practical information)

Registrations close March 6, 2023

Practical information:
Formalities: Passport valid for six months after return
Currency: Turkish lira (1 euro = 19 TL)
If unforeseen circumstances arise, excursions or professional visits can be undertaken
changed or postponed

requirements :
The advance must be in our possession within ten days after registration. offer per
Person 480 € upon registration + the price of insurance (if desired). balance
The amount must be paid no later than April 5th. Fairway Travel reserves the right to change
Reservation cancellation if these conditions are not respected.

cancellation costs :
More than 60 days before departure: 30% of the total travel amount
From 61 days before departure: 100% of the total price of the trip

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Tel: 02 / 762.78.78 – Email: info@fairwaytravel.be

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