GRAND TOUR 2020
An Unparalleled and Unforgettable Food & Wine Experience in Turkey
with Exceptional Quality and Service
06 – 18 JUNE 2020
Travel the lesser-known reaches of Turkey. Sample the world-renowned wines of Urla and Tekirdag. From Ephesus to Cappadocia, unearth the treasures of the ancient Anatolia, where archaeological ruins illuminate the evolution of human civilization.
Haluk was born and raised in Turkey. He’s a passionate sailor, wind surfer with an adventurous spirit and charming personality. Currently he imports award-winning Suvla Wines from historical Gallipoli to Canada and has been actively involved in the wine business in Canada since 2016. He is passionate about adventure and sharing his love of Turkey with others. He’s prepared a special send off for us at the end of the tour called a Barathon of Istanbul which apparently was invented by Haluk Mesci, close friend of Haluk Erenguc.
Discover Turkey's Gems
EXPLORE THE JOURNEY
Begin in cosmopolitan
Explore, Topkapi Palace, Harem, Hagia Sophia, The Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Underground Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Rustem Pasa Mosque, Spice Market, Bosphorus and more...
JUNE 6 - 8, 2020
GMT + 3
Armada is a unique hotel which is decorated in the common style of Ottoman-Turkish civil architecture offering a subtle blend of the past and future complete with all of the conveniences of modern technology. “Edirnekari” hand -made engravings with colorful flower motifs on wooden furniture has been used in the rooms.
ISTANBUL TO TEKIRDAG 168 KM / 2,5 H
JUNE 9, 2020
GMT + 3
Uncover Tekirdağ's exceptional wines
Explore Chamlija, Arcadia and BarbareVineyards and more in Thrace...
Ramada Tekirdag is perfect for all your needs. all the rooms have a private balcony and a fantastic sea and green view which offers you peaceful and enjoyful moments.
TEKIRDAG TO ECEABAT 160 KM / 2 H
JUNE 10, 2020
GMT + 3
Continue seeking out legendary Thracian wines
Explore, Ch Kalpak Vineyards in Sarkoy.
Drive to Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove and Chunuk Bair. Our last stop is Suvla Bozokbağ Vineyard to taste the local vintages.
Personalized details await you at the cross road of art and nature. Hotel Caeli is situated at Eceabat, Kumköy; Gallipoli Peninsula’s historical and natural treasure. Surrounded with unique vineyards, Hotel Caeli also embeds artistic elements.
ECEABAT TO AYVALIK 200 KM / 3,5 H
JUNE 11, 2020
GMT + 3
Discover Troy and Ayvalik
Explore the legends of Troy. See the symbolic replica of wooden horse. Take in striking views of Aegean Sea, soak in the charms of Ayvalik.
Located On Cunda Island the pearl of the Aegean, with its majestic view, natural solitude and peaceful setting, Ortunç is an ideal escape, an authentic retreat where guests enjoy flawless service and a holiday full of unforgettable moments
AYVALIK TO CESME 270 KM / 4 H
JUNE 12, 2020
GMT + 3
Uncover the treasures of Urla and Cesme
Visit Selendi and Urlice Vineyards. Sample the vibrant local life of Aegean through its fresh produce, endless culinary delights and wines.
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa
Enjoy direct access to stunning Blue Flag beaches on the shores of the crystal clear Aegean Sea at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa. In addition to a gorgeous private beach, 5-star Cesme spa hotel is located near prime attractions like Cesme Castle, the Aqua Toy City water park and the beautiful Aegean town of Alacati.
CESME TO KUSADASI 155KM / 2 H
JUNE 13 - 14, 2020
GMT + 3
Realize the archeological grandeur of Turkey
Explore the remains of the great ancient city of Ephesus, see the House of Virgin Mary and admire the bubbling pools and delicate white cascades of Pamukkale.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Enjoy a warm welcome at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel situated in the city center of Kusadasi, directly across from the marina, our hotel is just 50 minutes from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport and close to many historic sites and shops. Unwind in a stylish guest room with floor-to-ceiling windows. Choose a guest room with a balcony or garden for stunning views overlooking the city or sea.
IZMIR TO CAPPADOCIA 800 KM / 1,5 H FLT.
JUNE 15 - 16, 2020
GMT + 3
Explore the caves of God and incredible underground cities in Cappadocia
Get up close to the local people, traditions and values unique to Cappadocia as you explore Turkey's fairy lands and delve into a diverse history at ruins, caves and underground cities.
Cappadocia Cave Suites
Cappadocia Cave Suites is located in the city of Goreme, one of the most beautiful and characteristic locales in the Cappadocia region. The famous fairy chimneys and fantastic colorful shapes of the landscape, make this region a natural wonder of the world.
CAPPADOCIA TO ISTANBUL 800 KM / 1,5 H FLT.
JUNE 17, 2020
GMT + 3
Back to the Imperial City
Return to Istanbul.
Continue to explore the imperial city.
Enjoy the farewell dinner.
Catch your international flight back home on June 18, 2020.
The Marmara Taksim Hotel
In the heart of Istanbul, 5 star comfort inspired by the city. Soaking up the exquisite Istanbul cityscape from your room... Satisfying your sweet tooth with the sumptuous chocolates at Chocolate Shop...
Dining on Tuti Restaurant’s top-rate dishes and enjoying an after-dinner drink at Lobby Bar while gazing at the glowing city lights below...
Staying at a living, breathing five-star symbol of the Taksim district...
Turkey's the most iconic places, remarkable experiences, and
not-to-be-missed natural wonders are waiting for you.
PRICE = $5,995 USD PER PERSON
International air not included.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $1,250 USD
Early bird price $ 5.585 USD valid up to Feb 29, 2020.
3 % Discount for wire transfer !
To reserve your place, complete and sign the reservation form and return it with your deposit. Please e-mail the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our dedicated team is available to answer all your questions. Call us at +1 778 389 8505
Relax, discover and explore on an expertly curated journey, meticulously produced by a passionate team. Learn more about the services we offer—before, during and after your trip, as well as what to expect on our expeditions
12 nights luxury accommodation at mentioned hotels, standart double/twin rooms.
All meals; 12 breakfast, 11 lunch, 11 dinner as indicated in the itinerary
8 wine tastings at mentioned vineyards
Luxury transportation throughout by private minivan
Unlimited bottled water on board the minivan
Private sightseeing with professional English speaking tour guide
2 domestic flights
Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary
3 hours private Bosphorus cruise with a deluxe motor yacht in Istanbul
All parking fees, road and bridge tolls.
If you are traveling solo and prefer the privacy of your own room, you will be charged a single traveler supplement : +1.250 $
Do you need to get a visa ?
To participate in the tour, visa is required. Canada, UK and US ordinary passport holders can get an e-visa for Turkey at www.evisa.gov.tr. More details can be found at www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa
Reservation and Payment Details
RESERVATION AND PAYMENT: To reserve your place, please complete and sign the reservation form and return it with your non-refundable deposit. Please e-mail the completed form to HT - email@example.com .
PRICE : $5,995 USD
Deposit: 1,995 USD
2nd payment : 2,000USD
Balance : 2,000 USD
The deposit can be made by wire transfer or by a major credit card such as Visa and MasterCard.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $1,250 USD
All cancellations must be received in writing by your tour consultant.
Unless otherwise specified in your quotation, the following cancellation terms will apply to your booking:
- Cancellations received after the date of booking will result in the loss of the deposit.
- Cancellations received 120 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 50 % of the tour price.
- Cancellations received 60 - 15 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 75 % of the tour price.
- Cancellations received 14 days or less prior to departure will be subject to a forfeiture of the entire tour price.
Leaving the Tour in progress, for any reason whatsoever, will not result in a refund, and no refunds will be made for any unused portions of the Tour.
Please note that the costs for air tickets, insurance, hotel downpayments, suite upgrades, and pre-or post-expedition independent arrangements may not be refundable. If HT must cancel the Tour in its entirety, HT will notify you in writing within 7 days of the cancellation, but in no event later than 10 days before the scheduled departure date. HT has no right to cancel the Tour less than 10 days before departure, except for circumstances that make it physically impossible to perform the Tour. If that occurs, HT will notify you as soon as possible, but not later than the scheduled departure date. If the Tour is canceled, HT will make a full refund to you within 14 days after cancellation.
We have a compulsory travel agency insurance, a legal regulation required by TURSAB, Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, covering the costs of services accepted and committed by the travel agency, in the event of bankruptcy, insolvency and liquidation of the agency.
But Hospitable Turkey strongly recommends an additional travel & health protection prior to date of travel. This insurance should cover cancellation and curtailment, all medical expenses including evacuation/repatriation, personal baggage, personal liability, death and permanent disability and travel document insurance.