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Silk Road Part II - Turkey!!
24th May 2021 - 9th Jun 2021
(COVID permitting!)

Silk Road Part II - Turkey!!

Join Jan & Jeremy on a personalised, escorted, accommodated & catered adventure to one of the most exotic destinations in the world as we complete the second half of our journey along the Great Silk Road!


Silk Road Part II - Turkey!!

We followed in the footsteps of Genghis Khan, Marco Polo & Alexander the Great along the Great Silk Road from Xian to Tashkent, now we’re continuing the journey westward to the Aegean Sea. Spend 17 spectacular days with us as we travel across Turkey from Van to such destinations as Mt Ararat, Tatvan, Urfa, Cappadocia, Ankara & Istanbul (formerly Constantinople); then perhaps take an optional & emotional five-day tour to the beaches of Canakkale (Gallipoli) to honour the ANZAC legacy. An amazing time is guaranteed, quality transport, meals, accommodation & activities are included & you’ll be in the safe hands of experienced local English-speaking guides & two Australian escorts.

What an Adventure!

For centuries the ancient Silk Road was a trade route used to transport silks, spices, livestock, produce, culture, customs & even religion from the Orient to the Mediterranean & back again. Unfortunately due to modern-day politics & troubled borders we are no longer able to access the full length of the Silk Road past Uzbekistan, but we CAN visit Turkey & we intend to do it justice! The most prominent remains of the Silk Road are in Cappadocia & although the old caravan path is now covered by a modern asphalt highway, many of the Seljuk caravanserais survive to tell the story. We’ll go to mosques, markets, museums & heritage sites; enjoy a bevy of cultural activities; meet local people & learn about the country’s fascinating history. We’ll taste delicious traditional food; travel in coaches, trains, & mini-buses, see whirling Dervishes; have an optional fishing excursion & even learn how to belly dance!

What’s Included in the Package?

Airport transfers, ground transport, most meals, entries to attractions, guiding services, Pre- Departure Workshop (Perth only) and Pre-Departure Kit are all included in the package. International air fares are additional.

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Silk Road Part II - Turkey!!



Date From Date To Cost Book
24th May 2021 9th Jun 2021 USD $4350 per person twin/share. Single supplement USD $750 (no additional fee if we can find you a travelling 'buddy')Book Now!

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A safari operated or coordinated by Global Gypsies or its agents or affiliates is a challenging adventure frequently operating in remote areas. While every care and precaution is taken, the company and its affiliates and agents are not liable for the sickness or injury of any participant or for any medical services that may be required. Participants recognise that 'tag-along-tours' are self-drive, self-sufficient overland experiences and Global Gypsies and its agents and affiliates do not accept responsibility for any vehicle damage or recovery. A non-refundable 10% deposit is required to confirm your place. Any legal conflict which may arise shall be resolved in the legal jurisdiction of WA in accordance with those laws. Please request a copy of our full Terms & Conditions before booking your safari. Travel insurance is recommended for all tours. Prices quoted are in Australian Dollars. The company does not book or sell airfares.

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