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Magic Carpet Tour - Fez Travel
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10 days

Magic Carpet Tour

Start and end in Istanbul
Tour Operator:
Fez Travel
Max group size:
20
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
2490
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Highlights

  • Visit Istanbul's stunning Blue Mosque
  • Tour the ancient city of Hierapolis
  • Travel the ancient Silk Road to Konya
  • Marvel at Cappadocia’s lunar landscapes

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Itinerary

Start and end in Istanbul! With the In-depth Cultural tour Magic Carpet Tour, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 10 other destinations in Turkey. Magic Carpet Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Saturday - Istanbul
  2. Day 2 - Sunday - Istanbul Old City
  3. Day 3 - Monday - Gallipoli Battlefields
  4. Day 4 - Tuesday - Troy, Acropolis of Pergamon
  5. Day 5 - Wednesday - Ephesus, Kusadasi
  6. Day 6 - Thursday - Pamukkale, Hierapolis
  7. Day 7 - Friday - Silk Road, Konya
  8. Day 8 - Saturday - Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City
  9. Day 9 - Sunday - Ankara
  10. Day 10 - Monday - Istanbul
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Where You'll Stay

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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.3
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  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 1
    · July 25th, 2021
    My first time to Turkey 🇹🇷 it’s was absolutely amazing my tour guide Goksu Pamir was extremely friendly and knowledgeable on all the ancient history, and history in general of the Ottoman Empire and the colonization of the Romans and other... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2021
  • NS
    · July 18th, 2021
    Very good experience. Tourradar made everything easier for me!
    Trip date: June 2021
  • MG
    · May 24th, 2021
    Excellent: The tours, the guide, the driver, the company, and the food. All Excellent
    Trip date: May 2021
  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 4
    · March 25th, 2021
    Where should I start? Well it begins with two people: Goksu Pamir and Yilmaz. Goksu is hands down the best tour guide I have ever experienced. I have never encountered a person that has so much knowledge about a country and generally wants to share... Show more
    Trip date: March 2021
  • CG
    · March 11th, 2021
    If you don't have too much time, this tour is great to hit the major highlights. Just know that it is only 10 days so it is not like you will be able to take your time in each place. If you want that, then take a longer tour. With that aside, I enjoyed... Show more
    Trip date: March 2021
  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 6
    · January 30th, 2021
    Me and my spouse went on the magic carpet tour by fez travel on this January 2021. If any of you have a special interest in history and archeology this is a tour you should try on. Eventhough it was during the Covid-19 and with the curfews, everything... Show more
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    Trip date: January 2021
  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 7
    · December 2nd, 2020
    Considering the current state of travel, with regard to Covid restrictions, I was quite impressed with how this tour was able to provide such a wonderful experience. Our tour guide Goksu was personable, available, and a wealth of knowledge. Our driver... Show more
    Trip date: November 2020
  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 8
    · November 7th, 2020
    I travelled on Fez Travel's Magic Carpet Tour during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Sites visited Particular highlights for me were * Ephesus, more deserving of the title "ancient city" than any similar sites I've visited before * Pammukale, not like... Show more
    Trip date: October 2020
  • Magic Carpet Tour reviewer 9
    · October 28th, 2020
    What a wonderful trip! Turkey is a gorgeous country: the history, the landscape, the people, the food, and the culture! The tour guide was knowledgeable in Turkey's history and culture.
    Trip date: October 2020
  • A
    · February 11th, 2020
    Great hotels, great people, knowledgeable tour guide, kind driver, kind of cold...
    Trip date: February 2020

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10 days
Magic Carpet Tour
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is a single supplement available with this tour?

      The single supplement is available for the tour, although single travellers may share a twin room with another traveller of the same sex, if a room is available. If a same-sex room share is not available then the single room supplement will be payable. Room shares are arranged in order of booking.

    • Does this tour include Gallipoli stop?

      Yes, Magic Carpet tour includes a visit to Gallipoli. Heading to peninsula on day 3 and spending the afternoon exploring the battlefield.

    • What is the typical size of the tour?

      The maximum group size on this trip is 20 people.

    • How much would it cost to add a balloon ride in Cappadocia to your Magic Carpet Tour? And is there any chance you would be able to reveal how long the sale on this tour will be remain? I'm very interested but need to confirm a few details first.

      Hello,

      We do offer balloon rida as an optional actvity, the price is EUR 160 per person. We prefer our customer to book them locally while they are travelling. Basically you pay it before you fly which avoids any issues with refund. The balloon flights are due weather condition and they might be cancelled.
      Our offer is valid for all season so you can make the booking whenever you want.

    • How much would it cost to add a balloon ride in Cappadocia to your Magic Carpet Tour?

      We do offer balloon rides as an optional activity, the price is EUR 160 per person. We prefer our customer to book them locally while they are travelling. Basically you pay it before you fly which avoids any issues with refund. The balloon flights are due weather condition and they might be cancelled.
      Our offer is valid for all season so you can make the booking whenever you want.

    • What time does the tour begin on Day1?

      The first day of the tour is designed as arrival day.
      Basically passengers are free till the meeting time - which is hosted by tour guide at 7 pm. If you are arriving later than 7 pm, the tour guide will leave a message about following day schedule. The late arrivals will meet with the other travellers and the tour guide on Day 2 in the morning.

    • Does this tour include a hot air balloon flight ?

      The tour does not include a balloon flight but it can be arranged and purchased from your guide during the tour.

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    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
      Turkey
      Type E
      Turkey
      Type F
      Turkey
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before October 3rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 3rd, 2021, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Fez Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Fez Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Fez Travel" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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