Solo Travel Destination Turkey:
Travel in Turkey with Mountain Travel Sobek, Based in California, they have led global tours for decades. Their focus is active, adventure travel. The right combination for exploring both 21st-century and ancient Turkey in one trip.
Crossroads between 2 continents:
You can stand in a spot where one leg is in Europe and the other in Asia.
In both the Old City and modern-day Istanbul you will see firsthand the most famous of its 2,000 mosques, the breathtaking Blue Mosque and fabled Hagia Sophia.
You will also visit the fabled Topkapi Palace for 400 years home to Ottoman rulers and marvel at its jewel collection.
From Istanbul you will have a delightful 6 day luxury cruise on the Turquoise Coast, and explore the ancient world of Kusadasi (ancient Ephesus), Myra, Xanthos, Cappadocia and the Mediterranean itself and beyond. You will delight in seeing the Whirling Dervishes’ original home of Konya.
Highlights of sample itinerary:
Day 1-3: Bosphorus cruise, Old City, the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, Old Istanbul, Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia
Day 4-5: Valleys of Cappadocia, the Göreme Valley and Fairy Chimneys
Day 6-7: Whirling Dervishes in Konya and traditional gulet cruise
Day 8-9: Demre, Simena, Kash and Xanthos
Day 10: Livissi’s ghost town and Gemiler Island cruise
Day 11: Friendly Bay and Bay of Goçek
Day 12: Goçek Bay swim & the Temple of Artemis
Day 13: Ephesus
Day 14: End of Tour/Departure
Follow the link. To Book from outside the US, dial: (510) 594-6000, or email via their Contact page. Be sure to mention you were referred by Solo Trekker.
DATES AND PRICING
Sep 04 – 17, 2017
Oct 02 – 15, 2017
$6,995 (7-14 members)
$350 internal airfare
$1,000 single supplement (hotels only)
$1,000 per cabin master cabin upgrade (2 available)
NOTE: Group size is 7-12 in standard cabins, and up to 13-14 with Master Cabin upgrades.