Turkey

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Overview

A harmonized mix of the exotic and the familiar, Turkey is far more than its clichéd image of a “bridge between East and West”. With its stunning scenery, rich historic legacy, spectacular holiday destinations, beautiful coastline, exciting events and cultural festivals, Turkey is indeed a place of beauty, amusement and ever lasting memories for families, couples, friends and single travellers alike.

Apart from its numerous stunning beaches, great shopping venues and dynamic nightlife, Turkey is also a place of beautiful contradictions where mosques coexist with churches, Roman theatres and temples stand tall within modern cities, and where cultural ceremonies are as much a part of the social landscape as classical music concerts or football matches. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Pamukkale, Hagia Sophia

Culture Norms: "Yes" is a slight downward nod of the head. "No" is a slight upward nod of the head while making a quick, sucking sound through your two front teeth (like "tsk"). Turks generally have a small area of personal space and may stand closer than most foreigners are used to. Never point the sole of your foot toward a person.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 0.4 $, coffee – 3.0 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 22 $

Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 112

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Hepatitis A & B vaccinations are recommended for all travelers. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken. Rabies and Typhoid vaccinations maybe required depending on your trip activities.

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Currency

Name: Turkish Lira

Symbol: TRY

1 TRY = 0.16 EUR

1 EUR= 6.21 TRY

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49.0
31.0
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52.0
72.3
98.9
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Location: Turkey
Duration: 4 days

Come to Turkey and discover the historic city of Istanbul on this amazing 4-day fully guided Umrah Tour that’ll take you to all the important Muslim landmarks of the Turkish capital. Complete with transportation, accommodation, this awe-inspiring trip includes guided tours to the first mosque in Istanbul, the Sahabe Cemetery just outside Eğrikapı Gate, the ancient basilica of St. Sophia and the iconic Blue Mosque – to name a few. So book your trip and come see a whole different side of Istanbul.

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Location: Turkey
Duration: 10 days

Come to Turkey and let the local village women teach you mouthwatering recipes, learn the seductive art of bellydancing,  take a ceramics class and delve into the arts and culture of this fascinating country! This amazing 10-day adventure will start in the Turkish capital, taking you to Kuşadası, the wine-producing village of Şirince, the cotton castles of Pamukkale and the stunning rock formations of Cappadocia. Best of all, you won’t have to worry about the hassle of arranging transfers, accommodation and transportation. From guided tours and fun activities to domestic flights to avoid long bus rides, we've got you covered. So book now and get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

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Location: Turkey
Duration: 6 days

Spend 6 spectacular days in Turkey, getting acquainted with its rich history as you learn about its ancient customs and traditions and tour its major cities. From Istanbul to Kuşadası to Pamukkale, this package will take you to the most important, breathtaking and interesting places this magical country has to offer. So pack your bags and get ready to discover Turkey hassle-free. You won’t even need to worry about arranging accommodation or long bus rides – this package comes with all the bells and whistles specially designed for your comfort!

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Location: Turkey
Duration: 5 days

If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further - this 5-day trip is just what you're looking for. Enjoy first class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul and the underground cities of Cappadoccia. This exquisite tour is designed just for you with all the bells and whistles. You don't have to worry about long bus rides because you will go from city to city comfortably by taking domestic flights. So sit back and enjoy this trip through Turkey!

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Written by SuperCoucou SC Published on June 02, 2016
Turkey plays host to a unique blend of cultures, colors, scents, and tastes. Why do I love Turkey so much? It’s hard for me to define. My enthusiasm for this magnificent part of the world has co...
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