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10D 7N GOURMET TOUR TURKEY

from RM 4,999

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    Elderly-Friendly
  • Group Size
    Less than 30

Turkey Gourmet Tour

Good news for Foodie where you can Learn, Cook and  Eat while enjoy travelling to your dream destination.

Travel in style to the world's best culinary destination, as your Muslim Travel Companion, POTO Travel has come out with an inspirational cooking courses and culinary journeys for those who have passion in cooking!

Enjoy authentic home- cooked feast with local artisan where the Master Chefs will sharing their top secret of cooking during your hands-on cooking class at one of the most beautiful kitchens and insider culinary hot spot.  Special for this package, you will be guided by Chef guided throughout the journey.

On this mouth-watering food tour, you will learn how to prepare and cook Vegi soup / Ezogelin soup, Turkish ravioli / Vine leaves stuffed with Rice, Traditional Eggplant Moussaka and Honey dessert.

Bring back your memories of this exciting journey with an exclusive gift of certificate with Chef Signature on it and a knife that have your name specially engraved on it! 

HIGHLIGHT OF TURKEY

Welcome to Turkey!

Make your vacation as an exciting and memorable experience by exploring Turkey which is prominent with its religious centre, the historical collision between Asia and Europe with a unique history of every city, their culture and the antique cities which are certified as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Did you know that Istanbul is the only city in the world that transversed 2 continental which is Asia and Europe separated by the Bosphorus strait? You can witness this significant view from the top of Camlica Hill! You also can do optional tour by down the Bosphorus strait in private cruise.

Cappadocia, is one of UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its terrain provides the breath taking image of the unique valley landscape and an extraordinary stone formation known as the "fairy chimney". By riding the Hot Air Balloon as optional tour in Cappadocia, you can enjoy this spectacular view from up there! 

Don’t miss out the ruins Roman Amphitheatre when visiting Pamukkale! It will be the one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres with Greeky vibe! Don’t forget to dip your feet into the hot water while enjoying the stunning view of Cotton Castle as an experience that should be part of your Turkey trip.

Your vacation would be incomplete without shopping for local goods as souvenir. Among of the local goods that you can find in Turkey is quality silk, handmade carpet, leather, a variety of high quality Turkish spices and many more.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s explore the Turkey for once in the lifetime.

Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • International flight with economy class Kuala Lumpur - Istanbul - Kuala Lumpur.
  • Airport Taxes
  • Luggage limit 30kg / person
  • Accommodation at 4-star & 5-star hotel with breakfast.
  • Tours and meals as per stipulated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Transportataion and local guide services (og foreign country) along with local tour leader (Malaysian)
  • Tips for tour guides and bus drivers.
Whats not included in this tour Items that are not covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Meals other than mention in the itinerary
  • Charge for over limit luggage
  • Personal charges at the hotel: (phone calls, mini bar, laundry and etc.)
  • Personal travel insurance - Customers are encouraged to take personal travel insurance. Please contact Customer Service for more information
  1. Day 1 Kuala Lumpur

    Gather at KLIA for International departure to Istanbul

  2. Day 2 Istanbul Bolu (B/L/D)

    Istanbul is one of the top destinations in the world for its rich history, ancient building and beautiful sights. Have a chance to vist the finest & biggest mosque in Turkey, known as Camlica Mosque which located at the panoramic hill overlooking the Bosporus and the Marmara Sea.

    Proceed your journey to Bolu and you will have free activity in surrounding area of Lake Abant.

    Additional information:

    • Free activities around Lake Abant.

  3. Day 3 Bolu Cappadocia (B/L/D)

    Get ready for your journey to Cappadocia which known for its beautiful view of different rock formations and enchanting view of caves, the places where people stayed until late 1950s. You will stop to walk on Salt Lake.

    Enroute you will visit Underground City of Saratli that provide refugee during the Arab-Byzantines war. Brave yourself because we are going to enter the miraculous architectural structure of underground where you can experience on how those refugees protect themselves against the war, attacks and persecution.

    Then we will visit at Caravanserai, it is roadside inn in an old days where travellers rest and recover from the long journey.

    Additional tour options:

    • Watch the cultural performances at the Cappadocia Night Show which includes Belly Dance & the Folklore Show at only USD 60 per pax.
    • Watch Cappadocia Performing Whirling Dervishes Performance that inspired from sufi dance at only USD 35 per pax!

    Disclaimer : The price of this optional tour is subject to current change, upon request and booking

  4. Day 4 Cappadocia (B/L/D)

    There were three  must buy items when you are in Cappadocia, which are Carpet,  Pottery & Jewellary. Relaxing your mind while shopping in Carpet Factory and  experience watching the process of making and weaving the carpet. 

    Commence your day by visiting Pigeon Valley. The valley is named for the many pigeon houses or dovecotes carved into the rocks and cliffs . Year ago the pigeons were used as message carriers, and their droppings were used as fertilizer and maybe even for use in making explosives. Today, very few, if any pigeons are kept in the valley, although many locals keep them as pets in their own columbariums. 

    Then you will go to cooking class session at Cappadocia Home Cooking.  This cooking school run by a family, this is why we want you to feel this home cooking class is like your home. You will have a quick presentation for Turkish Cuisine and then you will experience cook on your own Turkish Cuisine (base on menu given)

    Menu:

    • Appetizer : Vegi Soup / Ezogelin Soup
    • Main Dish : Turkish Ravioli / Vine Leaves Stuffed with Rice
    • Side Dish : Traditional Eggplant Moussaka
    • Dessert : Honey Dessert

    Next, shop till you drop at Pottery Shop in Avanos Village and you have a chance make your own quality earthenware. You will be taken to visit Jewellery Shop and buy their famous turquoise germ.

    Additional tour options:

    • Embark Jeep Safari for a thrilling experince trough the rock formations  at USD 100 per pax only!
    • Dont forget to try once in a life time activity by embarking Hot Air Balloon and see rock formation when you are high up in the sky while watching beautiful sunrise at USD250 per pax only!

    Disclaimer : The price of this optional tour is subject to current change, upon request and booking

  5. Day 5 Cappadocia Konya Pamukkale (B/L/D)

    Commence your day with a tour to Konya, one of the most conservative places in Turkey for a visit to the Mevlana Museum, a fantastic unique design and building structure which is known as mausoleum of Sultanü-Ulema Bahaaeddin.

    We will move you from this beautiful museum to Pamukkale and we will bring you to a natural site containing natural hot spring and ancient ruins from Rome dynasty.

     

    Additional tour options:

    • Watch the cultural performances at the Cappadocia Night Show which includes Belly Dance & the Folklore Show at only USD 60 per pax.
    • Watch Cappadocia Performing Whirling Dervishes Performance that inspired from sufi dance at only USD 35 per pax!

    Disclaimer : The price of this optional tour is subject to current change, upon request and booking

  6. Day 6 Pamukkale Bursa (B/L/D)

    Today, we are going to visit the one of the pertinent areas covers in this program, a visit to Antique City of Hierapolis  where you can see ancient ruins from Rome dynasty and white snowy-looking terraces mesmerizing and naturally beautiful hot spring called as Cotton Castle.

    Transfer to Bursa, a town which known for its finest silk. Silk Market. This market was a terminal on the famed Silk Road and a world trade centre of silk cocoons and silk fabric during heyday. Grab as much as silk do you like it and do not forget to negotiate the price.

    Additional tour options:

    • Dont forget to try once in a life time activity by embarking Hot Air Balloon and snowy -looking terraces from high up while watching beautiful sunrise at USD 230 per pax only!

    Disclaimer : The price of this optional tour is subject to current change, upon request and booking

  7. Day 7 Bursa Istanbul (B/L/D)

    Lets commence the journey today by visiting the Grand Mosque of Bursa, Green Mosque and Green Mausoleum. This Mosque  is a symbol of Bursa which one of the most beautiful and unique samples of Ottoman tomb architecture. 

    Yoy will have a time for shopping, enjoy exploring Taksim Square where you can find lots of branded item at a very reasonable price.

    Then you will visit Al Fatih Mosque, the only surviving elements from the first fifteenth century, Fatih Mosque Complex are the mosque external portal, tombs of Mehmet II and his wife.

     

    Additional tour options:

    • Embark on the Bosporus Cruise ride down the Bosporus Strait which divides the Asian and European continents for Turkey for only USD 60 per pax!. 
    • Visiting the Dolmabache Palace only at USD 50 per pax!
    • Visit to Uludag Mountain, enjoying snow and ski only at USD 60 per pax! (price are not including ski equipments and suits)

    Disclaimer : The price of this optional tour is subject to current change, upon request and booking

  8. Day 8 Istanbul (B/L/D)

    The first trip we will have a shopping stop at Leather Shop in Istanbul that offers you with good and high-quality leather product with reasonable price that only can find in here. 

    Roman Hippodrome was a large open air venue for chariot race and social centre of Constatinople. Next destination will be visiting after visit this beautiful palace is Blue Mosque.  Then you will continue the journey to visit  Hagia Sophea Museum,originally was a church then has been converted to mosque during Ottoman era, while nowadays, its has been open to public as a museum.

    We will commence the journey after scrumptious lunch to Topkapi Palace, it was main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans, but now has been converted as one of the largest museums in Turkey. Here you may see beard of our beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.

    Lets go for shopping at Grand Bazaar, the market which provide you more than 400 stalls and shops. This largest and oldest bazaar in the world have various authentic, fashion and branded items that you can find in this area. If you are a spices and Turkish Delights lover, your trip will not complete until you visit Spice Market.

  9. Day 9 Istanbul - Kuala Lumpur (B/L/D)

    On the last day in Istanbul, you will have a last stop for shopping.

    Afterwards, you will be transferred to airport for your return flight to Kuala Lumpur

  10. Day 10 Kuala Lumpur

    Safely arrived in Kuala Lumpur and thank you for choosing and trusting Poto Travel to arrange your trip with your love ones.

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Flight Itinerary
Day Type Flight Code Time From To Fleet Seat Setting
1 Outbound TK61 2340 - 0620+1 Kuala Lumpur Istanbul Airbus A330-300 2-4-2
10 Inbound TK60 0145 - 1715 Istanbul Kuala Lumpur Airbus A330-300 2-4-2
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ITINERARY & PRICE

  • Itinerary, prices and flight details of package are subject to change and based on current conditions.
  • Any outdoor or nature tour is weather dependant. In case of cancellation or inconvenience due to bad weather, POTO Travel reserve the right to change the itinerary whereas necessary. No refund will be allocated in such case.
  • Participants are advised to read the TERMS & CONDITIONS thoroughly before purchasing this package.
  • The proposed optional tours listed are time and weather dependant (if any). The rate also subject to change depending on minimum number of participants.
  • Due to regulations, coach has to be park at the designated area and can’t simply do the drop off or pick up. Hence, participants need to walk for some distance whereas necessary.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring along proper comfortable shoes & clothes due to the nature of this tour in which involving a lot of walks.
  • This Special Promotion is valid for limited period only and subject to change without prior notice. It is not valid to any other special promotion, if applicable.

TRANSPORTATION

  • Kindly refer to our staff before purchasing any domestic flight.
  • Any request for upgrade or special handling must be informed upon booking.
  • Kindly contact our staff for infant’s fare and total charges.
  • Shall the group booking have been closed or fully-materialized, any additional request afterwards will be subject to the seat availability and current airfare. Participants are responsible for the fare difference should they agreed to proceed and full payment to be collected upon confirmation.
  • For packages involving any domestic or regional flight, cruise or train, preliminary booking will be made should the group reach minimum number of pax. Upon confirming or issuing the tickets, any additional request afterward will be subject to the availability and current fare. Participants are responsible for the fare difference should they agreed to proceed and full payment to be collected upon confirmation.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Most hotels do not provide kettle and ironing as in-room facilities.
  • Not all rooms can provide triple room, hence, the price for third person will be the same as double sharing and rollaway bed or extra bed will be given in such case.
  • Not all hotels providing the double room (1 queen bed). If none, twin sharing room (2 single beds) will be provided.
  • If there is no availability in the chosen hotel, POTO Travel & Tours has the right to change the location of stay with similar level of hotel.

MEALS

  • Breakfast is based on international buffet style. Participants are advised to only consume non-meaty dishes, otherwise stated as halal.
  • Lunch & dinner will be based on halal meals, Muslim friendly, seafood or vegetarian depending on locations and availability, if included in the package.
  • Any special dietary requirement must be informed upon booking.

DOCUMENTS

  • International passport should be valid at least for 6 months from the date of returning back to Malaysia.
  • Participants are required to fax/email/post their copy passport 45 days before the departure date.
  • Participants are encouraged to check their travelling status at the immigration portal and not blacklisted from travelling (PTPTN, MARA, Tax etc). Any restriction of travelling on the day of departure will be under the responsibility of participants itself and any additional cost will be borne solely by the participants.
  • Detailed information of the package will be provided as early as 2 months before departure for easy reference. Participants are obliged to read and understand all documents provided as to ensure smoothness of the program.

OTHERS

  • Participants are advised to book at the latest by 45 days before departure date.
  • If the preferred departure date had been remarked as ‘FULL’, it is means that either the allocation is already fulfilled or the group already been closed for booking. In such case, if participants insist to travel on the same date, we will advise based on FIT ticket and subject to fare difference.
  • If the preferred departure date had been remarked as ‘LIMITED’, it is means that the group has limited number of seats available for booking. Kindly contact our staff immediately as to avoid missing the chance of travelling to your preferred destination and date.
  • Participants are encouraged to tip our Tour Leader, given that the Tour Leader had done an excellent job throughout the tour and the participants are satisfied with overall service delivered.
  • POTO Travel & Tours reserve the right to amend the Terms & Conditions without prior notice.

SPECIAL NOTES FOR THIS PACKAGE (TURKEY)

  • Optional tour for Cappadocia Night Show (Belly Dance & Folklore Show) might be not appropriate for child viewing and a bit inappropriate against our culture. The decision to join the tour is solely at own participant’s discretion.

Dates & Price

*Anda dinasihatkan untuk merujuk nota penting di bahagian Note & Review.
Dates Single Adult Adult Single Senior Citizen Senior Citizen Child Twin Child With Bed Child No Bed    

02 March 2020
5,999
6,499
4,999
5,499
5,949
6,449
4,949
5,449
4,699
5,199
4,499
4,999
4,289
4,789

03 March 2020
5,999
6,499
4,999
5,499
5,949
6,449
4,949
5,449
4,699
5,199
4,499
4,999
4,289
4,789