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Kenya
18-Day Splendors of Africa
13-East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
10-Day Masai Footsteps Safari Air and Land
9-Day Masai Footsteps Safari Air and Land - 2019
8-Day Kenya Highlights
8-Day Kenya in Luxury
8-Day Family Friendly Journey - Kenya Safari
7-Day Masai Footsteps
7-Day Samburu & Mara Fly-in Safari
7-Day Kenya Sarova Safari
4-Day Simba Safari
4-Day Mombasa
4-Day Nairobi
   
Tanzania
13-Day East African Explorer
11-Day Kenya & Tanzania Highlights
8-Day Tanzania Under Canvas
8-Day Best of Tanzania
7-Day Tanzania Deluxe Safari
4-Day Zanzibar
   
South Africa
18-Day Splendors of Africa
14-Day South Africa: A World in One Country
12-Day Splendors of Africa
10-Day Affordable South Africa in Depth
10-Day South Africa: Wine & Wildlife
7-Day Simply South Africa
7-Day or 10-Day South Africa Safari in Luxury
7-Day Cape Explorer
4-Day Cape Town
3-Day Mpumalanga
3-Day Johannesburg
   
Ethiopia
8-Day Ethiopian Experience
   
Uganda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
8-Day Uganda Wildlife Safari
6-Day Uganda Gorilla Trek
   
Rwanda
11-Day Uganda & Rwanda in Depth
3-Day Rwanda Gorilla Trek
   
Zambia
11-Day Zambia in Depth
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
5-Day South Luangwa Experience
3-DayLivingstone
3-Day Zambezi Safari
   
Malawi
8-Day Zambia and Malawi
   
Zimbabwe
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
9-Day Affordable Botswana
6-Day Zimbabwe Express
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
3-Day Victoria Falls
   
Botswana
18-Day Splendors of Africa
12-Day Splendors of Africa
11-Day Botswana In Depth
9-Day Affordable Botswana
5-Day or 7-Day Images of Africa
   
Namibia
14-Day Highlights of Namibia
13-Day Highlights of Namibia - 2019
4-Day Etosha Safari
3-Day Sossusvlei Adventure
   
Madagascar
4-Day Madagascar Express
   
Morocco
7-Day or 10-Day Imperial Cities of Morocco
   
MIDDLE EAST
   
Egypt
8-Day Egypt: Land of Pharaohs
4-Day Cairo
   
Jordan
9-Day Spiritual Footsteps of Jordan
6-Day Jewels of Jordan
4-Day Petra Express
   
Turkey
10-Day Classical Turkey
14-Day Discover Turkey
7-Day Turkey Explorer
4-Day Istanbul Express
   
UAE
8-Day Abu Dhabi in Luxury
6-Day Abu Dhabi Explorer
4-Day Abu Dhabi
   
Oman
4-Day Oman
   
Israel
10-Day Jewish Heritage
8-Day Holyland
7-Day Israel Explorer
7-Day Living Waters
4-Day Jerusalem Express
   
Qatar
5-Day Qatar Adventure
4-Day Qatar Stop Over
3-Day Doha Express
 
 
4 Days - Istanbul

Tour overview:
One of the world's great cities, bustling and modern Istanbul does not hide its ancient history. For a thousand years the greatest Christian city, Constantinople in May of 1453 was conquered by the young Ottoman prince Mehmet II to begin its journey to become the modern Istanbul we find today. Immerse yourself in this fascinating city during comprehensive touring days.

Day 1 - Istanbul
Arrive to Istanbul, Turkey where you are met and escorted to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2 – Istanbul - City Sightseeing
This morning depart on a full day city tour, visit magnificent St. Sophia’s Basilica built originally by Constantine the Great. We continue our visits with the fascinating and impressive Blue Mosque, famous for its six minarets, it’s beautiful blue Iznik tiles, unique architecture and marble latticework. Then visit the Byzantine Hippodrome where chariot races and competitive athletic events took place as well as the famed Topkapi Palace. Finally we visit the famous vast and bustling Grand Bazaar. (B)

Day 3 - Istanbul – City Sightseeing
Today’s tour starts with a visit to the Spice Bazaar, the center for the spice trade in Istanbul. Continue on the Bosphorus Cruise, a magical journey which covers both European and Asian shores. You will see the marvelous monuments and districts like: Maiden Tower (Kiz Kulesi), Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy, Fethi Ahmet Pasa Mansion, Ortakoy Mosque, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kuleli Military School, Arnavutkoy, Bebek and more highlights of Istanbul located on both sides of the Bosporus. In the afternoon cross over the Bosphorus Bridge to Asia and visit Beylerbeyi Palace, which was the summer residence of the Ottoman Sultans. We end our day with a visit to Camlica Hill, one of the highest points of the Bosphorus and Istanbul. The Camlica Hill has a wonderful panorama including the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, historical Peninsula and islands. (B)

Day 4 – Depart Istanbul
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

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  Departures:  Daily, minimum 2 passengers
 
  2018 Rates: On Request
               
  2019        
               
  Departures:  Daily, minimum 2 passengers        
         
  FIRST CLASS JOIN-IN PRIVATE    
  DOUBLE SINGLE DOUBLE SINGLE    
  Jan 1 to Mar 15 $750 $1,040 $1,060 $1,410    
  Mar 16 to Oct 31 $850 $1,300 $1,170 $1,620    
  Nov 1 to Dec 31 $820 $1,200 $1,190 $1,570    
               
  DELUXE JOIN-IN PRIVATE    
  DOUBLE SINGLE DOUBLE SINGLE    
  Jan 1 to Mar 15 $970 $1,400 $1,300 $1,720    
  Mar 16 to Oct 31 $1,110 $1,650 $1,420 $1,960    
  Nov 1 to Dec 31 $1,090 $1,570 $1,460 $1,940    
         
  Travel must be completed within these seasonal date ranges - split season    
  cost available upon request    
  Solo Traveler Supplement available on request    
  Supplements may apply for special events and holidays    
         
  Hotels        
         
  ISTANBUL        
  Titanic City Hotel or Kent Hotel (F)        
  The Marmara Taksim or Ersin Crown Hotel (D)        
         
 
Inclusions & Highlights:
• Accommodation in first class or deluxe hotels
• 3 breakfasts
• Arrival and departure airport transfers
• Entrance fees
• Local tour guides
• Join-in or Private day tours
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