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Each year, thousands of
people travel to Turkey,
seeking a different
experience. In this
brochure youll find a
variety of exciting
programs designed to
make your visit to Turkey
your best vacation ever.
Sincerely,
A. Ady Gelber
President & CEO
Isramworld
EXPERI ENCE AND KNOW- HOW
IsramWorld is one of Americas premier tour operators. Since our beginning in 1967, weve become a global
travel company with a powerful international presence, sending hundreds of thousands of passengers
throughout the world and bringing them home thrilled to have chosen an IsramWorld product.
OUR TEAM
Our Destination Experts offer unparalleled service and personal attention. Their only goal is to ensure that you
have the perfect travel experience from arrival to departure.
FI NANCI AL STABI LI TY
IsramWorld is a full-fedged member of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) $1 Million
Travelers Assistance Program. It is confrmation of our commitment to the highest standards in the travel industry.
Be assured, an IsramWorld Tour will never be cancelled due to fnancial failure. IsramWorld as an Active
Member of United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to
be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions, the advance payments of IsramWorld
customers in the unlikely event of IsramWorld bankruptcy or insolvency. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers
Assistance Program may be obtained by calling USTOA at 212-599-6599.
THE I SRAMWORLD PROMI SE
ISRAMWORLD is proud of its staff in the U.S. and Turkey. We know the country inside and out.
ISRAMWORLD promises you the best vacation money can buy. Our worldwide buying power ensures your
Turkey vacation will be luxurious and fully inclusive.
ISRAMWORLD believes your vacation should be perfect. We refuse to cut corners, skimping here, skimping
theremaking your vacation less than wonderful. (Remember whenever operators do cut corners, you
inevitably end up having to pay locally for whatever they have omitted!)
At ISRAMWORLD, we would rather include a needed extra night, or a special dinner with entertainment, and
dozens of high-quality inclusions than come up with a bargain-basement price.
We know what it means to spend too long on a bus. We know what it means to go to the wrong sites, the
wrong facilities. We know what to include and what not to include.
We only send our clients to Turkeys fnest hotels, with choice rooms. We know the hotels we like, the ones
we know will make you happy.
We at ISRAMWORLD want you to come back next yearon another ISRAMWORLD vacation in Turkey, or
somewhere else in our world which is why it is our goal that your trip this year will be your best ever.
DON T BE FOOLED. COMPARE APPLES WI TH APPLES!
There are a lot of tour operators out there, so its important when youre comparing package with package to
look for optical illusions. Always make sure youre comparing apples with apples. Always check: hotel
qualityroom type, the number of nights, what meals are included?, are some meals at prestige
restaurants, or at the hotel?, are all the most important sights covered?, can you pay by credit card at no
additional charge?
WHY I SRAMWORL D FOR TURKEY?
United States Tour Operators Association $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program IsramWorld, as an Active Member of USTOA, is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be
used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of IsramWorld customers in the
unlikely event of IsramWorlds bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by IsramWorld may be suffcient to
provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by IsramWorld. More details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program may be obtained by writing to USTOA
at 345 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1801, New York, New York 10001, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.
H OW T O T R AV E L ? T H E C H OI C E I S Y OU R S .
JOI N OUR OWN:
SPLENDORS OF TURKEY (P 6-7)
I SRAEL AND TURKEY(P 10-12)
This tour showcases the highlights of Turkey in a compact amount of time,
including special features to make for an extraordinary travel experience.
This year weve added an extension to Israel on our own Exclusive Tour
for a multi-country experience. Program is guaranteed on minimum of 4
participants.
GROUP TOUR DEPARTURE:
TREASURES OF TURKEY (P 8-9)
IsramWorld has teamed up with another responsible tour operator to offer
our clients a quality group tour with a more extensive Itinerary covering
a broader geographic area of Turkey at an affordable price. Tours have
professional English Speaking Guides and comfortable hotels wherever
you travel. Tour may be conducted in English plus another language.
PRI VATE CAR OPTI ON
Always a highlight of our programs, this is a totally exclusive private car
just for you and your travelling companions. Our tours offer the choice of
hotels combined with intimacy of private car transfers and sightseeing
with a private guide. Choose to do our pre-planned tours by Private Car
offering the same hotels and touring as our regularly schedule programs
and take advantage of our group rates, or let one of our Destination
Experts customize a program just for you.
CLASSI C CI TY PACKAGES (P 14-19)
Our Classic City Packages are available daily throughout the year and
include a choice of hotels, transfers and sightseeing and are available by
Motor Coach or with a Private Guide. Motor Coach Tours may be
conducted in English plus another language. Choose one or more or our
Packages and create a more extensive travel experience.
SHORE EXCURSI ONS BY PRI VATE CAR
(P 20-21)
Our Private Car Shore Excursions allow you make of your time in your
Port of Call. Our Professional Guide and Driver will meet you at the port
and provide you with an itinerary to suit your interests for the day.
CUSTOMI ZED TOURS FOR
I NDI VI DUALS AND GROUPS
Our staff of experienced Destination Experts specializes in customizing
programs to your specifcations. The result is a seamless and unforgettable
travel experience perfect for individuals, families, couples and groups.
We can arrange Guides that speak many other languages.
ELI TE TRAVEL
Elite Travel is the perfect way to discover a world of exclusivity and
opulence in Turkey. Experience the indulgent pampering in lavish
surroundings as you discover exotic cities and glorious landscapes with
superb accommodations, extraordinary amenities, and fabulous service
with your own Private Car and Private Guide at your disposal.
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GROUP TOUR DEPARTURES
ISRAMWORLD EXCLUSIVE
Splendors of Turkey ~ 7 Days
Istanbul, & Cappadocia 6
Treasures of Turkey ~ 8 Days
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale,
Kusadas, Ephesus 8
Treasures of Turkey ~ 10 Days
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale,
Kusadas, Ephesus, Pergamum, Troy, Canakkale 9
ISRAMWORLD EXCLUSIVE
Israel and Turkey ~ 15 Days
Tel Aviv, Haifa, Tiberias, Jerusalem,
Istanbul, Cappadocia 10
CLASSI C CI TY PACKAGES &
EXCURSI ONS
Istanbul ~ 4 Days 14
Bodrum ~ 4 Days 17
Cappadocia ~ 4 Days 18
Private Shore Excursions in Turkey 20
GENERAL I NFORMATI ON
Suggested Hotels 22
Elite Travel Collection 24
Customized Tours for Individual and Group Travel 25
General Information / Insurance 26
HI GHLI GHTS OF TURKEY
ISTANBUL
Once a great capital of Byzantine and Ottoman Empires,
Istanbul is now a bustling metropolis that connects two
continents as well as several religions and diverse cultures.
This enchanting city is highlighted by the precious Bosphorus
and by the rich cultural heritage that adorns its silhouette.
Admire breathtaking architecture, peer into the Sultans
harem, bargain at the fabulous Grand Bazaar with its
thousands of shops and crafts, and experience the hospitality
of its warm and friendly people.
CAPPADOCIA
The natural moon-like landscape of Cappadocia adds to the
unique character of a region known for its extraordinary
history, folklore, artistry and astonishing stone-carved cities.
Dotted with fairy chimney, underground dwellings and
Byzantine frescoes, Cappadocia will amaze even the most
seasoned traveler.
BODRUM
The chic resort of Bodrum offers a superb climate, turquoise
seas, stunning natural beauty, as well as a thriving nightlife
that continues well into sunrise. Wander along the streets of
the town with its beautiful fower-decked houses and overlook
the dazzling bay guarded by a great medieval castle built
by the Knights of Rhodes. Bodrum is a delightful get-away,
whether you want to relax under the sun or enjoy a lively
evening out.
KUSADASI
One of Turkeys largest and most cosmopolitan summer
resorts, Kusadas offers great beaches, excellent shopping,
an exciting nightlife, and easy access to Kalamaki National
Park, where you can enjoy the dense pine tree forest and
spectacular views of the Aegean Sea. Kusadas is also the
ideal point from which to tour the magnifcent ancient city of
Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
CONTENTS
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SPL ENDORS of Tur key An I sramWorl d Excl usive Tour
I TI NERARY 7 DAYS/6 NI GHTS/Sunday Arrivals
SUNDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Arrive in Istanbul, meet your driver at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, and transfer
to the hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
MONDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Your tour of the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul, begins at Topkap
Palace, the principle residence of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and
19th centuries. Topkap Palace is now a museum and has unrivalled collections
of jewelry and imperial treasures. Walk to the Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground
Cistern), water source for the Byzantine Emperors and the Ottomans Topkap
Palace. Continue to the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles
adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque
with six minarets. Visit The Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held
100,000 spectators, and featured objects from all corners of the empire. After
lunch, tour the Grand Bazaar, the commercial heart of the old city and its 4,000
shops are full of treasures. Wander through the Grand Bazaar, indulge in some
shopping, Ottoman style. (B, L)
TUESDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Visit to the 17th Century Spice Bazaar one of Istanbuls most colorful and
bustling attractions. Continue on an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus,
the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. View the
dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus shores: mosques, a bridge that for a time
The Hagia Sophia, world wonder in Istanbul Topkap Palace
TOUR I NCLUDES:
Choice of Deluxe or Superior Hotels
Professional English Speaking Guides
Comprehensive IsramWorld Exclusive Sightseeing per
Itinerary in Air Conditioned Vehicle
Meals: Buffet Breakfast Daily, 4 Lunches, 1 Dinner
All Transfers Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees, Hotel Taxes & Service Charges
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was the worlds longest and the massive Rumeli Hisar Fortress. View the 19th
century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the Sultans fanciful gingerbread
palaces and hunting lodges. Disembark on the European side and enjoy Lunch
at a local restaurant. Continue on an afternoon Jewish Heritage Tour, with a visit
to Neve Shalom Synagogue, the largest modern synagogue in the city center,
home to a strong Jewish community. Continue to the Jewish Museum. The
museum building, formerly known as Zlfaris Synagogue, was restored and
remodeled as a museum and dedicated to the traditions and history of Turkish
Jewry. Enjoy a walking tour in Galata District along streets full of color and
energy. (B, L)
WEDNESDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Istanbul on your own or an Optional Day Trip
to Ephesus. (B)
OPTIONAL EPHESUS DAY TRIP: Transfer to the Airport for fight to Izmir. On
arrival drive the antique city of Ephesus, one of the worlds richest and most
rewarding archaeological sites with impressive ruins dating from the Classical
Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and early Byzantine period. Visit the House of Virgin
Mary of great signifcance to the Christian world where she spent her fnal
years. Walk along Royal Road a 4th century white marble chariot thoroughfare
whose most striking sight is the two-story Library of Celsus. Continue to the
Ephesus Theater with 25,000 seats and exceptional acoustics and is still in use
today for concerts and theatrical performances. Visit the Terrace Houses.
Continue to the The Ephesus Museum, located near the entrance to the Basilica
of St. John in Selcuk, displays excavations from the ancient city of Ephesus. The
main highlights are two statues of the Ephesian Artemis, frescoes and mosaics.
Transfer to Izmir Airport for return fight to Istanbul and transfer back to your
hotel. Lunch is included in tour.
Please inquire about rates based on your travel date and number of passengers.
THURSDAY ~ CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to Airport for fight to Kayseri from where we drive to the land of
wonders, Cappadocia, whose name means the land of beautiful horses. The
regions unique landscape of multicolored pinnacles and lunar rock formations
known as Fairy Chimneys are hollowed out with Byzantine churches,
monasteries and entire subterranean cave towns. Visit the Devrent Valley to
see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi to see the most interesting
mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After Lunch, visit the Open Air Museum in
Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date
back hundreds of years. Check in to the hotel. (B, L)
FRIDAY ~ CAPPADOCIA
Early morning you will have a chance for an extraordinary Optional Hot Air
Balloon Tour. After breakfast hike through the Rose Valley with visits to the
churches. Afterwards visit to the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch
near Pigeon Valley and continue on to see the Kaymakli Underground City. You
will also visit the Ortahisar natural rock castle. This evening, enjoy a special
Dinner in an atmosphere that combines the unique character of ancient
Cappadocias stone houses with spectacular views of the area and delicious
traditional Turkish Cuisine. A great treat for your last evening in Turkey.
(B, L, D)
OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR: In the early morning before sunrise guests
will be transferred to the meeting point for the Hot Air Balloon Ride with
spectacular views of the Land of the Fairy Chimneys. After, light snacks will be
served at the landing site. Return to Hotel. Price per person $220.00
SATURDAY ~ EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Kayseri Airport for your fight to Istanbul connecting with your
international fight. (B)
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner
Istanbul

Cappadocia with Optional Day Tour to Ephesus
Hot air balloons in Turkey
LAND PRICES PER PERSON*
Sunday Arrivals May 5 thru Oct 20, 2013
DELUXE PLAN SUPERIOR PLAN
Twin Single Twin Single
May 5, June 2,
Sep 1, Oct 6, Oct 20 $2,095 $3,265 $1,675 $2,450
Jul 28 $1,950 $2,925 $1,675 $2,450
NOTES:
*Prices do not include Air Transportation Istanbul/Kayseri (Cappadocia)/Istanbul. Please
inquire for our Special Air Fares.
Tour is guaranteed on a minimum of 4 passengers. Should the tour fall below 4, alternative
tour program will be offered. Tour conditions and services will be subject to modifcation.
For 3rd person in room rates, please inquire.
Visits in Istanbul; entries to Synagogues are not guaranteed.
Passport information will be needed prior leaving USA for permits for the Synagogue.
Visa for Turkey is Required and can be individually obtained upon arrival at Istanbul
Airport at a cost of $20 (U.S. and Canadian Passports). Other nationalities please check
with Turkish Consulate.
CITY NIGHTS DELUXE SUPERIOR
Istanbul 4 Grand Hyatt Titanic
Cappadocia 2 Argos In Cappadocia Tas Konaklar
HOTELS
Listed below are the supplements to tour in your own Private Car with
your own Private Guide and Driver. Simply add the per person cost
indicated below, according to the number of passengers in your vehicle,
to the basic tour package for the hotel plan youve selected. Private
transfers between airports and hotels are also included (all in your party
must arrive and depart together). For departure dates not refected above,
please call our specialists and theyll be happy to price out the package
according to your preferred date of travel. Site visits may need to be
revised on alternate departure dates based on site opening schedules.
SUPPLEMENT FOR PRIVATE CAR TOURING ARE PER PERSON BASED ON
# OF PASSENGERS IN YOUR VEHICLE
# Passengers 2 3 4
Supplement per Person $995 $695 $595
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TREASURES of Tur key Group Tour
TOUR I NCLUDES:
Choice of Superior or Moderate Hotel Plan
Professional English Speaking Guides
Comprehensive Group Sightseeing per Itinerary in Air
Conditioned Motor Coach (Tour may be conducted in English
plus another language)
Meals:
Buffet Breakfast Daily
8 Day Program:
Moderate Plan: 6 Lunches and 4 Dinners
Superior Plan: 6 Lunches and 2 Dinners
10 Day Program:
Moderate Plan: 8 Lunches and 6 Dinners
Superior Plan: 8 Lunches and 4 Dinners
Hotels in Cappadocia on the Superior Plan do not
offer dinner
All Transfers Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees, Hotel Taxes & Service Charges
Celsus Library, Ephesus
Ruins of the temple of Aphrodite or
Diana in ancient Aphrodisias
Mineral springs of Pamukkale
8 DAY AND 10 DAY PROGRAM
FRIDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Arrive in Istanbul, meet your driver at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, and transfer
to the hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
SATURDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Your tour of the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul, begins at Saint
Sophia, one of the marvels of world architecture. Next visit the Blue Mosque,
which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the
17th century, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Continue to the
Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held 100,000 spectators and
featured objects from all corners of the empire. Walk through the Grand Bazaar,
was the commercial heart of the old city and its 4,000 shops are full of
treasures. Wander through the Grand Bazaar, indulge in some shopping,
Ottoman style. After lunch, continue to Topkap Palace, the principle residence
of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries. Topkap Palace is
now a museum and has unrivalled collections of jewelry and imperial treasures.
Next visit The Sleymaniye Mosque, the largest and grandest of Istanbuls
imperial mosques. Return to your hotel. (B, L)
SUNDAY ~ ISTANBUL / CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to the Airport for fight from Istanbul to Kayseri. Drive to Cappadocia,
a land of wonders, whose name means the land of beautiful horses. The
regions unique landscape of multicolored pinnacles and lunar rock formations
known as Fairy Chimneys is hollowed out with Byzantine churches,
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Troy wooden horse at Canakkale
monasteries and entire subterranean cave towns. Your tour today includes
visits to Soganli Valley, Sobesos Mosaic Houses, Taskinpasa Medresesi, Keslik
Monastery and the old Greek village Sinasos (Mustafapasa). Check in to the
hotel for Overnight. (B, L, D Moderate Plan or B, L on Superior Plan)
MONDAY ~ CAPPADOCIA
Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour. After breakfast visit to Devrent Valley to see the
unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi (Monks Valley) to see the most
interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. In the afternoon, visit the Open Air
Museum in Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian
settlements date back hundreds of years. Continue to Kaymakli Underground
City, where early Christians hid from persecutors. (B, L, D Moderate Plan or B,
L on Superior Plan)
OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR: In the early morning before sunrise guests
will be transferred to the meeting point for the Hot Air Balloon Ride with
spectacular views of the Land of the Fairy Chimneys. After light snacks will be
served at the landing site. Return to Hotel. Price per person $220.
TUESDAY ~ CAPPADOCIA / KONYA / PAMUKKALE
Todays ride will be long, but well worth it! Drive along the mountain roads to
Konya to visit to the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the world-wide famous mystic
fgure who inspired the Whirling Dervishes. Continue to Pamukkale and enjoy
the sunset refecting off Pamukkales famous calcium cliffs. Dinner and
overnight. (B, L, D)
WEDNESDAY ~ PAMUKKALE / KUSADASI
Tour the ruins of Hierapolis including the magnifcently preserved cemetery
Necropolis, the Main Street and Gates, Thermal Baths, Roman Theatre and
the Museum. After lunch, visit Aphrodisias, the city of Aphrodite; visit the
Museum, the Temple of Aphrodite, the Theatre, the Stadium, the Agora, the
Hadrian Baths, the Odeon, and the Bishops Palace. Proceed to the hotel in
Kusadas for overnight. (B, L, D)
8 DAY PROGRAM
THURSDAY ~ KUSADASI / ISTANBUL
Tour the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Ephesus. See the striking Library
of Celsus and the Ephesus Theater. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, a lovely
chapel set in the hills behind Ephesus. After lunch visit the Selcuk Ephesus
Museum. At conclusion of tour of Ephesus transfer to Izmir Airport for fight to
Istanbul. Transfer to hotel. (B, L)
FRIDAY ~ ISTANBUL / EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Istanbul Ataturk Airport for international fight. (B)
10 DAY PROGRAM
THURSDAY ~ KUSADASI
Tour the Greco-Roman archaeological site of Ephesus. See the striking Library
of Celsus and the Ephesus Theater. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, a lovely
chapel set in the hills behind Ephesus. After lunch visit the Selcuk Ephesus
Museum. Return to Kusadas for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)
FRIDAY ~ KUSADASI / CANAKKALE
Early departure for Pergama and visit to the Asclepion and Acropol with the
well preserved remains. In the afternoon continue on to Troy, where the
legendary Trojan War took place as described in the historical work of Homer
of Smyrna. After visiting the site with nine inhabitation levels covering a period
of 3,000 years, drive to Canakkale area for overnight. (B, L, D)
SATURDAY ~ CANAKKALE / ISTANBUL
After breakfast sail to the other side of Dardanelles by a ferry and visit to
Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles - particularly
involving the Allied Forces including Australians and New Zealanders during
World War I. Arrive in Istanbul late afternoon and transfer to the hotel. (B, L)
SUNDAY ~ ISTANBUL / EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Istanbul Ataturk Airport for international fight. (B)
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner
8 DAY PROGRAM:
CITY NIGHTS SUPERIOR PLAN MODERATE PLAN
Istanbul 3 Grand Hyatt Titanic
Cappadocia 2 Cappadocia Cave Suites Dinler
Pamukkale 1 Colassae Hotel Lycus River
Kusadas 1 Efe Boutique Hotel Marina Hotel
10 DAY PROGRAM ADDITIONAL NIGHTS:
CITY NIGHTS SUPERIOR PLAN MODERATE PLAN
Kusadas 1 Efe Boutique Hotel Marina Hotel
Canakkale 1 Kolin or Similar Akol or Similar
Dinners not included in Cappadocia with Superior Plan
HOTELS
PREFER TO TOUR BY PRI VATE CAR?
The above tours are available including all of the features shown above
with your own Private Car with your own Private Guide and driver. Please
call our specialists and theyll be happy to price out the package
according to your preferred date of travel and number of people in your
party. Site visits may need to be revised on alternate departure dates
based on site opening schedules.
8 DAYS /7 NI GHTS

Istanbul

Cappadocia

Konya

Pamukkale

Kusadas

Ephesus
10 DAYS /9 NI GHTS

Istanbul

Cappadocia

Konya

Pamukkale

Kusadas

Ephesus

Pergamum

Troy

Canakkale
LAND PRICES PER PERSON*
Friday Arrivals Mar 15 thru Oct 25, 2013
SUPERIOR PLAN MODERATE PLAN
8 DAY PROGRAM Double Single Double Single
Mar 15 thru Apr 12
Jul 12 thru Aug 2 $2,375 $3,475 $1,875 $2,750
Apr 19 thru Jul 5
Aug 9 thru Oct 25 $2,475 $3,675 $1,875 $2,750
10 DAY PROGRAM Double Single Double Single
Mar 15 thru Apr 12
Jul 12 thru Aug 2 $2,550 $3,675 $2,125 $2,995
Apr 19 thru Jul 5
Aug 9 thru Oct 25 $2,650 $3,875 $2,125 $2,995
NOTES:
*Does not include Air Transportation Istanbul/Kayseri (Cappadocia) (8 Day and 10 Day
Option) or Izmir/Istanbul (8 Day Option). Please inquire for our Special Air Rates.
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I SRAEL and Tur key - An I s r amWor l d Excl us i ve Tour
FRIDAY ~ EN ROUTE
Depart the U.S.A. on your fight to Israel.
SATURDAY ~ TEL AVIV
Welcome to Israel! Arrive Ben Gurion Airport; meeting, assistance and transfer
to your hotel in vibrant Tel Aviv for overnight.
SUNDAY ~ TEL AVIV / HAIFA
Depart Tel Aviv. Drive to the fantastic Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center
chronicling the life of the extraordinary leader and the development of the State
of Israel. Continue to ancient Caesarea; explore the astounding Roman and
Crusader ruins including the impressive theater and aqueduct. Then, visit
Caesarea Harbor, with its thrilling, multi-media presentation youll see
ancient history come to life! Arrive in Nazareth, the sacred town where Jesus
spent part of his youth; visit the Church and view Marys Well. On to the
sparkling port city of Haifa; check into your hotel atop Mt. Carmel. This
evening, visit a Druze Village meet these unique Israelis, hear of their
traditions and enjoy a Druze Dinner. (B, D)
MONDAY ~ HAIFA / TIBERIAS
View the golden-domed Bahai Shrine and the colorful Persian Gardens before
departing Haifa. Drive along the coast to spectacular Rosh Hanikra; descend
by cable car to see the magnifcent under-water grottoes. Continue through the
picturesque seaside town of Nahariya to the timeless Crusader city of Acre;
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TOUR I NCLUDES:
Deluxe Hotels
Professional English Speaking Guides
10 Days of Exclusive IsramWorld Touring per Itinerary
Arrival and Departure Transfers
24 Meals: 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
Sculpture in Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Old City Jerusalem
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Cappadocia
walk through the subterranean city and the bazaars recalling the colorful
Middle Ages. Then, to Safed, one of Judaisms holiest cities, where Kabbalah
fourished during the golden age; visit the ancient synagogues and the
charming Artists Quarter. Arrive in Tiberias for a Special Dinner and overnight.
(B, D)
TUESDAY ~ TIBERIAS / JERUSALEM
Morning drive to Capernaum; see the ruins of the ancient synagogue dating
back to the 5th century. Then, ascend the strategic Golan Heights for an
overview of the ferce battles that took place during the 1967 Six Day War
and the 1973 Yom Kippur War. On to Katzrin, capital of the Golan and to the
monument to the 7th Brigade; see the multimedia presentation, Kesem
Hagolan for a greater understanding of this area. Visit a former Syrian army
bunker at Kibbutz Kfar Charuv, settled by Americans and Israelis together; view
the fertile valleys below as you tour the kibbutz and enjoy lunch in the
communal dining room. Travel to Bet Shean, an ancient city from the time of
King Saul; see the excavated remains of a Roman city. Continue to golden
Jerusalem for overnight. (B, L)
WEDNESDAY ~ JERUSALEM
Drive to the Hadassah Medical Center to see the brilliant Chagall Windows.
On to Yad Vashem, memorial to the Holocaust. Then, to Mount Herzl to pay
respects to Israels military heroes. Drive via the Supreme Court Building and
the Knesset (Parliament) to the Shrine of the Book, home of the Dead Sea
Scrolls. Time to walk through the new Israel Museum and the Billy Rose
Sculpture Garden; see the Scale Model of ancient Jerusalem. Evening:
Restaurant Dinner and Night Tour. (B, D)
THURSDAY ~ JERUSALEM
Enter the Old City from the Dung Gate; walk to the Western Wall, the only
remaining portion of the Second Temple. Witness joyous Bar Mitzvah or Bat
Mitzvah ceremonies! View the Dome of the Rock. Drive to Mt. Zion to visit the
traditional Tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Proceed to the
restored Jewish Quarter; walk along the Cardo, the colonnaded main street of
Byzantine Jerusalem. Visit the Herodian Mansions, a completely excavated
residential quarter from 2,000 years ago, or, walk through the extraordinary
Hasmonean Tunnel (tunnel schedule permitting.) Follow the Via Dolorosa to the
Church of the Holy Sepulchre; walk through the exotic bazaars with their
wondrous aromas. End the day with an optional visit to Bethlehem. Evening:
Night Spectacular Sound & Light Show at the Citadel Museum (weather and
schedule permitting). (B)
FRIDAY ~ JERUSALEM
Travel via the Judean desert and the shores of the Dead Sea, the lowest place
on earth, to Masada. Ascend by cable car to this last stronghold of the Zealots
in their struggle against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod the Greats
palace, synagogue and bathhouse. Then, opportunity to enjoy an unsinkable
swim in the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea. Drive via the Qumran Caves,
where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found, on your return to Jerusalem. Evening:
Traditional Friday Night Dinner. (B, D)
SATURDAY ~ JERUSALEM
Morning walking tour with your Tour Director includes the Museum of the
History of Jerusalem at Davids Citadel, in the Old City. Remainder of the day
at leisure. (B)
SUNDAY ~ JERUSALEM / ISTANBUL
Transfer to the airport for your departure fight. Relax and enjoy our
complimentary entrance to the exclusive Dan VIP Lounge at Ben Gurion Airport.
Arrive in Istanbul, meet your driver at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, and transfer
to the hotel. Balance of day at leisure. (B)
MONDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Your tour of the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul, begins at Topkap
Palace, the principle residence of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and
19th centuries. Topkap Palace is now a museum and has unrivalled collections
of jewelry and imperial treasures. Walk to the Yerebatan Sarayi (Underground
Cistern), water source for the Byzantine Emperors and the Ottomans Topkap
Palace. Continue to the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles
adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque
with six minarets. Visit the Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held
100,000 spectators, and featured objects from all corners of the empire. After
lunch, tour the Grand Bazaar, the commercial heart of the old city and its 4,000
shops are full of treasures. Wander through the Grand Bazaar, indulge in some
shopping, Ottoman style. (B, L)
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TUESDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Visit to the 17th Century Spice Bazaar one of Istanbuls most colorful and
bustling attractions. Continue on an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus.
View the dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus shores: mosques, a bridge that
for a time was the worlds longest and the massive Rumeli Hisar Fortress. View
the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the Sultans fanciful
gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges. Disembark and enjoy lunch at a local
restaurant. Continue on an afternoon Jewish Heritage Tour, with a visit to Neve
Shalom Synagogue, the largest modern synagogue in the city center, home to
a strong Jewish community. Continue to the Jewish Museum. The museum
building, formerly known as Zlfaris Synagogue, was restored and remodeled
as a museum dedicated to the traditions and history of Turkish Jewry. Enjoy a
walking tour in Galata District along streets full of color and energy.
(B, L)
WEDNESDAY ~ ISTANBUL
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Istanbul on your own or an Optional Day Trip
to Ephesus. (B)
OPTIONAL EPHESUS DAY TRIP: Transfer to the Airport for fight to Izmir. On
arrival drive the antique city of Ephesus, one of the worlds richest and most
rewarding archaeological sites with impressive ruins dating from the Classical
Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and early Byzantine period. Visit the House of Virgin
Mary of great signifcance to the Christian world where she spent her fnal
years. Walk along Royal Road a 4th century white marble chariot thoroughfare
whose most striking sight is the two-story Library of Celsus. Continue to the
Ephesus Theater with 25,000 seats and exceptional acoustics and is still in use
today for concerts and theatrical performances. Visit the Terrace Houses.
Continue to the the Ephesus Museum, located near the entrance to the Basilica
of St. John in Selcuk, displays excavations from the ancient city of Ephesus. The
main highlights are two statues of the Ephesian Artemis, frescoes and mosaics.
Transfer to Izmir Airport for return fight to Istanbul and transfer back to your
hotel. Lunch is included in tour. Please inquire for rates based on your travel
date and number of passengers.
THURSDAY ~ ISTANBUL / CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to Airport for fight to Kayseri from where we drive to the land of
wonders, Cappadocia, whose name means the land of beautiful horses. The
regions unique landscape of multicolored pinnacles and lunar rock formations
known as Fairy Chimneys are hollowed out with Byzantine churches,
monasteries and entire subterranean cave towns. Visit the Devrent Valley to
see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi to see the most interesting
mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After Lunch, visit the Open Air Museum in
Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date
back hundreds of years. Check in to the hotel. (B, L)
FRIDAY ~ CAPPADOCIA
Early morning you will have a chance for an extraordinary Optional Hot Air
Balloon Tour. After breakfast a hike through the Rose Valley with visits to the
churches. Afterwards visit to the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch
near Pigeon Valley and continue on to see the Kaymakli Underground City. You
will also visit the Ortahisar natural rock castle. This evening, enjoy a special
dinner in an atmosphere that combines the unique character of ancient
Cappadocias stone houses with spectacular views of the area and delicious
traditional Turkish Cuisine. A great treat for your last evening in Turkey.
(B, L, D)
OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR: In the early morning before sunrise guests
will be transferred to the meeting point for the Hot Air Balloon Ride with
spectacular views of the Land of the Fairy Chimneys. After light snacks will be
served at the landing site. Return to Hotel. Price per person $220.
SATURDAY ~ EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Kayseri Airport for your fight to Istanbul connecting with your
international fight. (B)
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner
CITY NIGHTS HOTELS
Tel Aviv 1 Carlton (ESV)
Haifa 1 Dan Carmel (DBV)
Tiberias 1 Leonardo Plaza (SV)
Jerusalem 5 Inbal (OC)
Istanbul 4 Grand Hyatt (GR)
Cappadocia 2 Argos in Cappadocia (SR)
(ESV) Executive Sea View (DBV) Deluxe Bay View (SV) Sea View
(OC) Old City View Room (GR) Grand Room (SR) Stone Room
HOTELS
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LAND PRICES PER PERSON
Apr - Oct 2013
Friday Departures Twin Single
Apr 26 $5,015 $7,355
May 24 $5,120 $7,485
Jun 14 $5,280 $7,810
Jul 19 $4,895 $7,020
Aug 23 $4,960 $7,020
Sep 27 and Oct 11 $5,080 $7,405
NOTES:
Prices do not include International Air Transportation or air between Israel and Turkey or
Istanbul/Kayseri (Cappadocia)/Istanbul. Please inquire for our Special Air Fares.
Tour is guaranteed on a minimum of 4 passengers. Should the tour fall below 4, alternative
tour program will be offered. Tour conditions and services will be subject to modifcation.
Passport information will be needed prior to leaving USA for permits for the Synagogue
Visits in Istanbul; entries to Synagogues are not guaranteed.
Visa for Turkey is Required and can be individually obtained upon arrival at Istanbul
Airport at a cost of $20 (U.S. and Canadian Passports). Other nationalities please check
with Turkish Consulate.
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I STANBUL Cl as s i c Ci t y Package
DAY 1 ~ ISTANBUL
Arrive in Istanbul, meet your driver at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, and transfer
to the hotel. Balance of day at leisure. (B)
DAY 2 ~ ISTANBUL
Your tour of the Sultanahmet district, the heart of old Istanbul, begins at Hagia
Sophia, one of the marvels of world architecture. Next visit the Blue Mosque,
which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the
17th century, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Continue to the
Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, held 100,000 spectators and
featured objects from all corners of the empire. Walk through the Grand
Bazaar, was the commercial heart of the old city and its 4,000 shops are full
of treasures. Wander through the Grand Bazaar; indulge in some shopping,
Ottoman style. After lunch, continue to Topkap Palace, the principle residence
of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries. Topkap Palace
is now a museum and has unrivalled collections of jewelry and imperial
I TI NERARY 4 DAYS/3 NI GHTS/Daily Arrivals
3 nights Hotel Accommodation
Professional English Speaking Local Guide
Day Tour per Itinerary in Motor Coach (Tour may be conducted
in English plus another language)
Breakfast Daily, 1 Lunch
All Transfers Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees, Hotel Taxes & Service Charges
TOUR I NCLUDES:
Harem main bedroom within Topkap Palace Turkish Lamps in Grand Bazaar
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treasures. Next visit The Sleymaniye Mosque, the largest and grandest of
Istanbuls imperial mosques. Return to your Hotel. (B, L)
DAY 3 ~ ISTANBUL
Day at leisure for optional tour or to explore Istanbul on your own. (B)
DAY 4 ~ EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Istanbul Ataturk Airport for your departure fight. (B)
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch
Note for Istanbul Tours:
Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays. A visit to Underground Cistern
will be substituted.
Topkap Palace is closed on Tuesdays. A visit to Islamic Art Museum will
be substituted.
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. A visit to the Spice Market will be
substituted.
Sleymaniye Mosque
Istanbul Classic City Package
LAND PRICES PER PERSON
Daily Arrivals
Mar thru Oct 2013
MODERATE Double Single Triple
Prince Hotel/Standard Room
Mar 15 thru May 31
Sept 1 thru Oct 31 $540 $875 $460
Jun 1 thru Jul 8
Aug 10 thru Aug 31 $510 $850 $440
Jul 9 thru Aug 9 $495 $815 $420
SUPERIOR
Levni Hotel/Standard
Mar 16 thru Apr 8 $685 $1,105 $540
Apr 9 thru Jul 9
Aug 6 thru Nov 15 $660 $1,050 $525
Jul 10 thru Aug 5 $575 $935 $465
Titanic City Hotel/Superior
Mar 15 thru Oct 31 $660 $1,105 $550
BOUTIQUE
Sirkeci Konak/Standard
Mar 16 thru 27
Apr 1 thru Jun 30
Aug 1 thru Nov 15 $715 $1,135 $620
Mar 28 thru Mar 31 $830 $865 $645
Pera Palace/Standard
Mar 15 thru Mar 31 $825 $1,395 N/A
Apr 1 thru Jun 30
Sep 1 thru Oct 31 $1,075 $1,820 N/A
Jul 1 thru Aug 31 $875 $1,485 N/A
DELUXE
Grand Hyatt/Grand
Mar 1 thru Apr 14
Jul 9 thru Aug 5 $830 $1,410 $650
Apr 15 thru Jul 8
Aug 6 thru Oct 31 $920 $1,595 $710
Four Seasons Bosphorus/Superior
Mar 15 thru Mar 31 $1,390 $2,445 N/A
Apr 1 thru Oct 31 $1,810 $3,245 N/A
Four Seasons Sultanhamet/Deluxe
Mar 15 thru Mar 31 $1,315 $2,295 $1,130
Apr 1 thru Oct 31 $1,825 $3,295 $1,465
NOTES:
Should your hotel stay overlap to a different season, rates will be adjusted accordingly.
Above tour is available by Private Car Sightseeing. Please inquire for rates according to
the number of passengers in your vehicle.
Additional Hotels and Room Categories are available, please inquire.
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I STANBUL Opt i onal Tour s
OPTI ONAL TOURS
Delight has been made and sold for 4 generations, an old school pudding
shop, a hidden tea garden, and an Ottoman era bozaci. Settle in for a full
lunch of traditional pit-roasted lamb in a local family-run restaurant before
continuing to the Byzantine aqueducts. The tour begins at the front steps of Yeni
Cami Mosque across from the front gate of the Spice Market in Eminonu plaza
at 9:30 AM and ends around 3 PM after lunch. The fee includes all expenses
during the walk and the lunch.
FULL-DAY TOUR OF EPHESUS (DAILY)
BY PRIVATE CAR
Transfer to the Airport for fight to Izmir. On arrival drive the antique city of
Ephesus, one of the worlds richest and most rewarding archaeological sites
with impressive ruins dating from the Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and
early Byzantine period. Visit the House of Virgin Mary of great signifcance to
the Christian world where she spent her fnal years. Walk along Royal Road a
4th century white marble chariot thoroughfare whose most striking sight is the
two-story Library of Celsus. Continue to the Ephesus Theater with 25,000 seats
and exceptional acoustics and is still in use today for concerts and theatrical
performances. Visit the Terrace Houses. Continue to The Ephesus Museum,
located near the entrance to the Basilica of St. John in Selcuk, displays
excavations from the ancient city of Ephesus. The main highlights are two
statues of the Ephesian Artemis, frescoes and mosaics. Transfer to Izmir Airport
for return fight to Istanbul and transfer back to your hotel. Lunch is included in
tour.
BOSPHORUS CRUISE (DAILY, HALF-DAY, MORNING OR AFTERNOON)
BY PRIVATE CAR*
Begin with a visit to the 17th Century Spice Bazaar one of Istanbuls most
colorful and bustling attractions. Continue on an unforgettable cruise along the
Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and
Asia. View the dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus shores: mosques, a bridge
that for a time was the worlds longest and the massive Rumeli Hisar Fortress.
Also noteworthy are the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the
Sultans fanciful gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges. Disembark on the
European side and return to hotel.
JEWISH HERITAGE (MONDAY-THURSDAY, HALF-DAY)
BY PRIVATE CAR
Pick up from the hotel. Visit Neve Shalom Synagogue, the largest modern
synagogue in the city center home to a strong Jewish community. Then visit the
Jewish Museum. The museum building, formerly known as Zlfaris Synagogue,
was restored and remodeled as a museum dedicated to the traditions and
history of Turkish Jewry. Enjoy a walking tour in Galata District along streets full
of color and energy. Get a different perspective on the city and the Bosphorus
from the nearly 200-foot-tall Galata Tower, built in the 14th century. Once the
high-point of the Genovese fortifed town, from which there are spectacular
views over the city. Then we cross to the Western shore of the Golden Horn to
take a stroll through the atmospheric old streets in the Jewish quarter of Balat,
where many Jewish immigrants settled to help repopulate the city under Sultan
Beyazit II. Today the Star of David can be seen on the facades of some
buildings. Return to the hotel.
CULINARY SECRETS OF THE OLD CITY ROUTE**
(DAILY/5 HOURS) WITH LUNCH
Pick up from the hotel by your Private Car with Driver and transfer to the
meeting point for your group Culinary Walking Tour. Culinary Secrets of the
Old City begins with a light breakfast and unforgettable Turkish coffee in an
unusual location. Continue through the atmospheric, lesser-explored market
streets from the Egyptian Spice Market beyond the cheese and olive vendors
outside of the Market. The route winds through the culinary backstreets
visiting a baklava maker, kokorec street vendor, and one of the best doner
stands in town. Further, into Fatih, stop by a local confectionary where Turkish
LAND PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON # OF PASSENGERS
Daily Arrivals
# Passengers 2 3 4 5 6
Bosphorus Cruise* $210 $150 $120 $95 $85
Jewish Heritage $225 $160 $135 $110 $95
Culinary Secrets of the Old City** $275 $275 $275 $275 $275
Ephesus (Excludes Internal Flights) $535 $385 $325 $270 $250
NOTES:
*Bosphorus Cruise/Spice Market is with Private Guide on Regularly Scheduled Boat
(not Private)
**Culinary Secrets of the Old City is a Group Tour
Please inquire for Additional Tours or a Custom Itinerary designed to meet your interests.
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BODRUM Cl as s i c Ci t y Package
OPTI ONAL PRI VATE TOUR
4 DAYS/3 NI GHTS/Daily Arrivals
City of Bodrum
I TI NERARY
TOUR I NCLUDES:
3 nights Hotel Accommodation
Breakfast Daily
All Transfers Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees, Hotel Taxes & Service Charges
DAY 1 ~ BODRUM
Arrive in Bodrum, meet your driver at the Bodrum Milas Airport for your transfer
to the Hotel in Bodrum. (B)
DAY 2 & 3 ~ BODRUM
Enjoy a day at leisure for optional tours or to enjoy this fascinating peninsula
on your own. (B)
DAY 4 ~ EN ROUTE
Transfer to the Bodrum Airport for your departure fight. (B)
(B) Breakfast
Drive to Bodrums harbor dominated by St. Peters Castle, which was built in
the early 15th century by the Crusading order known as the Knights of St. John.
Today it houses a fascinating Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Among the
most notable exhibits is an exquisite display of glassware salvaged from
shipwrecks. Bodrum was ancient Halicarnassos, and in the 4th century BC it
became the capital of the Carian Kingdom, whose King Mausolos has given
us the word mausoleum. On his death in 353 BC his wife (who was also his
sister) the formidable Queen Artemisia II erected an enormous monument to his
memory, which came to be regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the
Ancient World. Visit the site of the Mausoleum, as well as the ancient theatre
of Halicarnassos. Explore Bodrum and its delightful old quarter at your leisure.
After lunch drive to Yalkavak where there are still many reminders of the
historical ancient city port of Myndos. Return to your hotel. Price per person:
$295 (2 persons). Please inquire for 3 or more persons.
LAND PRICE PER PERSON
Daily Arrivals
Apr thru Oct, 2013
MODERATE Double Single Triple
Zeytinada Hotel/Standard
Apr 15 thru May 23
Oct 2 thru Oct 26 $350 $580 $285
May 24 thru Jun 14 $395 $650 $330
Jun 15 thru Jun 30 $410 $675 $350
Jul 1 thru Sep 6 $535 $850 $460
Sep 7 thru Oct 1 $370 $625 $310
DELUXE
Marmara/Deluxe Garden View
Apr 1 thru Apr 30 $550 $950 $460
May 1 thru May 31 $675 $1,220 $550
Jun 1 thru Jun 30
Sep 1 thru Sep 15 $785 $1,425 $625
Jul 1 thru Jul 7
Aug 8 thru Aug 31 $960 $1,780 $735
Jul 8 thru Aug 7 $845 $1,540 $660
Sep 16 thru Sep 30 $710 $1,270 $575
Oct 1 thru Oct 31 $575 $1,010 $490
Kempinski Barbaros/Standard
Apr 16 thru Apr 30
Oct 16 thru Oct 15 $625 $1,010 N/A
May 1 thru Jun 15
Sep 16 thru Oct 15 $760 $1,290 N/A
Jun 16 thru Jun 30
Sep 1 thru Sep 15 $900 $1,585 N/A
Jul 1 thru Aug 31 $1,185 $2,150 N/A
NOTES:
Should your hotel stay overlap to a different season, rates will be adjusted
accordingly.
Additional Hotels and Room Categories are available, please inquire.
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CAPPADOCI A Cl as s i c Ci t y Package
Exploring the fairy chimney houses at Cappadocia The Famous rock formations in Cappadocia
DAY 1 ~ CAPPADOCIA
Arrive in Kayseri Airport and transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia, which
means the land of beautiful horses. The regions unique landscape of
multicolored pinnacles and lunar rock formations known as Fairy Chimneys
is hollowed out with Byzantine churches, monasteries and entire subterranean
cave towns. (D - Moderate Plan Only)
DAY 2 ~ CAPPADOCIA
Visit the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi to
see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. In the afternoon visit Open
Air Museum in Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian
settlements date back hundreds of years. (B, L, D - Moderate Plan or B, L -
Superior and Deluxe Plan)
DAY 3 ~ CAPPADOCIA
This morning begin the day with an Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour. After
breakfast hike through the Rose Valley with visits to the churches. Afterwards
visit to the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch near Pigeon Valley
and continue on to see the Kaymakli Underground City. You will also visit the
Ortahisar natural rock castle. Return to the hotel. (B, L, D - Moderate Plan or B,
L - Superior and Deluxe Plan)
I TI NERARY 4 DAYS/3 NI GHTS/Daily Arrivals
PROGRAM I NCLUDES:
3 nights Hotel Accommodation
Professional English Speaking Guide
Touring per Itinerary in Air-Conditioned Motor Coach (Tour
may be conducted in English plus another language)
Breakfast Daily, 2 lunches, dinner as indicated
All Transfers Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees, Hotel Taxes & Service Charges
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Ancient cavetown in Goreme, Cappadocia
Women weaving a carpet in Cappadocia
DAY 4 ~ CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to the Kayseri Airport for your departure fight. (B)
OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR: In the early morning before sunrise guests
will be transferred to the meeting point for the Hot Air Balloon Ride with
spectacular views of the Land of the Fairy Chimneys. After, light snacks will be
served at the landing site. Return to hotel. Price per person $220.
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner
Cappadocia Balloon Ride
LAND PRICE PER PERSON*
Daily Arrivals
Mar thru Oct, 2013
MODERATE Double Single Triple
Dinler/Standard
Mar 15 thru Oct 31 $400 $480 $370
SUPERIOR
Cappadocia Cave Suites/Standard
Mar 15 thru Oct 31 $560 $735 $535
Tas Konaklar/Standard
Mar 15 thru Oct 31 $500 $830 N/A
DELUXE
Argos in Cappadocia/Standard
Mar 1 thru Mar 31
Jul 1 thru Aug 31 $635 $1,095 $580
Apr 1 thru Jun 30
Sep 1 thru Oct 31 $730 $1,265 $660
Museum Hotel/Standard
Mar 15 thru Mar 31 $730 $1,265 N/A
Apr 1 thru Oct 31 $930 $1,675 N/A
Cappadocia Cave Resort/Superior
Mar 15 thru Mar 31 $830 $1,480 $780
Apr 1 thru Oct 31 $930 $1,680 $830
NOTES:
*Does not include Istanbul/Kayseri (Cappadocia) Round Trip Air. Please inquire
for our Special Air Rates.
Should your hotel stay overlap to a different season, rates will be adjusted
accordingly.
Above tour is available by Private Car Sightseeing; please inquire for rates
according to the number of passengers in your vehicle.
Additional Hotels and Room Categories are available, please inquire.
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PRI VATE SHORE Excur s i ons i n Tur key
By Privat e Car and Guide for I ndividual s or Groups
JEWELS OF ISTANBUL HALF-DAY TOUR
This tour includes an orientation drive through the Golden Horn and across the
Galata Bridge, with visits to four sites; Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque,
Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.
Your tour guide greets you at the Karakoy Pier for your drive to the Historical
Peninsula. In the Old City, visit the Hagia Sophia, the great church built by the
Emperor Justinian is a magnifcent example of Byzantine architecture. Walk to
the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior.
Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets.
Visit the Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium, which held 100,000
spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire. Continue to
begin the Grand Bazaar, which was the commercial heart of the old city and
its 4,000 shops full of treasures. Return to the pier.
Tour duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL FULL DAY TOUR WITH LUNCH
This tour includes an orientation drive through the Golden Horn and across the
Galata Bridge, with visit to fve sites; Topkap Palace, Hagia Sophia, The Blue
Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.
Your tour guide greets you at the Karakoy Pier for your drive to the Historical
Peninsula. In the Old City, your tour begins at Topkap Palace, the principle
residence of the Ottoman Sultans between the 15th and 19th centuries. Topkap
Palace is now a museum and has unrivalled collections of jewelry and imperial
treasures. Visit the Hagia Sophia, the great church built by the Emperor Justinian
is a magnifcent example of Byzantine architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local
restaurant. Walk to the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles
adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque
with six minarets. Visit the Hippodrome, the stadium of ancient Byzantium,
which held 100,000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the
empire. Continue to begin the Grand Bazaar, which was the commercial heart
of the old city and its 4,000 shops full of treasures. Return to the pier.
Tour Duration: 8 hours
I TI NERARI ES FROM I STANBUL PORT
Galata (Genoese) tower Karakoy, Istanbul
Greek-Roman amphitheater, Turkey
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TOURS I NCLUDE:
Private Tour per Itinerary in air conditioned vehicle
Professional English Speaking Guide
Set menu lunch on full day tours
Entrance Fees
Note for Istanbul Tours:
Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays. A visit to Underground Cistern
will be substituted.
Topkap Palace is closed on Tuesdays. A visit to Islamic Art Museum will
be substituted.
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. A visit to the Spice Market will be
substituted.
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CLASSICAL EPHESUS FULL DAY TOUR WITH LUNCH
Your tour guide meets you at Kusadas Pier to drive to the remarkable Greco-
Roman archaeological site of Ancient Ephesus dating back to the 11th century
B.C., one of the worlds most fascinating sites of antiquity. First visit the House
of Virgin Mary in Ephesus which is also of great signifcance to the Christian
world, being the site of the modest stone house where the Virgin Mary spent
her fnal years. Walk along Royal Road also known as the Arcadian Way, a
4th century white marble chariot thoroughfare to see its most striking sight is
the two-story Library of Celsus. Your walk along the Royal Road will also take
you past the remains of some of the ancient citys major civic buildings and
temples towards the Ephesus Theater where St. Paul once preached to the
Ephesians. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before a visit to the Basilica of St.
John. Continue to The Ephesus Museum, which displays excavations from the
ancient city of Ephesus. The main highlights are two statues of the Ephesian
Artemis, frescoes and mosaics.
Tour Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Ephesus Museum is closed on Mondays.
Note:
Prices for all shore excursions are determined by the number of passengers in
your vehicle. Please call for prices.
The suggested programs may be modifed according to your preferences.
Day of Touring may alter the schedule of sites presented.
When reserving your shore excursion, please specify ship name and
arrival/departure times at ports.
I TI NERARY FROM KUSADASI PORT
Hippodrome obelisk, Istanbul
Ruins of the Arcadian Way leading to ancient Ephesus
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On the European bank of the Bosphorus,
Four Seasons gives a 19
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-century palace
a fresh, eclectic spirit. Alluring facilities
include a chic urban spa and 170 guest
rooms, including 25 suites, opening to
balmy sea breezes and a variety of
waterfront, garden courtyard and city
views. The hotel seamlessly blends
Ottoman details with contemporary
furnishings.
Four Seasons at Sultanahmet
Just steps from the Blue Mosque and
Topkap Palace, this hotel houses 65
guest rooms and suites that frame an
open courtyard for an atmosphere of
personal attention and unprecedented
service. The elegant restaurant has a
beautifully landscaped garden and is a
peaceful oasis in the middle of Istanbul.
Each Sultanahmet luxury hotel room is
designed around the buildings unique
architecture and amenities are plentiful.
Grand Hyatt
This hotel reects the spirit and culture
of the magical city of Istanbul. Located in
the center of modern Istanbul next to
Taksim Square and Istiklal Street, the
hotel offers 360 luxury rooms and suites.
Facilities include tennis courts, Turkish
baths and a free-form pool surrounded
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Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah
With a lovely view spanning from the
Galata Tower to the Golden Horn and
from the slopes of Eyp to Tepeba,
Pera Palace Hotel has fascinated visitors
for more than a hundred years. Pera
Palace Hotel, Jumeirah 99 rooms, and 16
suites will take you back to the glamour
of nostalgic Istanbul with its classic and
uniquely furnished accommodations.
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is a
Museum-Hotel due to Room 101;
Atatrk Museum Room that is registered
to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. It
is one of the rare examples in the world
to have such a special character.
Sirkeci Konark
Just 10 minutes from the Blue Mosque
and Topkap Palace, this classical
Ottoman Mansion Style Hotel houses 52
guest rooms. Facilities include rooftop
terrace, indoor swimming pool, sauna,
and Turkish bath. Sirkeci Mansion is next
to Topkap Palaces park Gulhane.
Glhane Park is important with its green
and peaceful recreational area. It is
always possible to take long walks away
from urban noise.
Titanic City Hotel
Titanic City Taksim is a 4 star superior
friendly hotel located in Istanbuls
modern center next to Taksim Square,
Istiklal Street and Pera district. The hotel
offers 183 comfortable rooms and suites.
Facilities include SPA, Turkish bath,
indoor swimming pool, tness center and
rooftop bar & terrace.
Levni Hotel
Situated in Istanbuls historic district just
10 minutes from Topkap Palace, this
4 star superior hotel offers 75 beautifully
furnished rooms. Facilities include winter
garden, indoor swimming pool, sauna,
and Turkish bath. The services and
amenities of the hotel provide a mix of
traditional Turkish a la carte hospitality
and the friendly attitude of the modern
Turkish traditional Ottoman culture.
Prince Hotel
Prince Hotel is a gateway to
Sultanahmets landmarks, including
Haghia Sophia, and Topkap Palace which
are within a 10 minutes walk. This 4 star
hotel offers 123 spacious rooms. Facilities
include Terrace Bar views of Bosphorus,
Fitness Center, Sauna, and Turkish bath.
Regional and continental specialties are
served at the in-house restaurant, while
drinks can be enjoyed up on the
panoramic deck.
Museum Hotel (Cave Hotel)
This hotel came into existence after the
careful restoration of old ruins, with close
attention paid to the preservation of its
original character. Because of its
unrivalled location, all rooms and
facilities have grand views of
Cappadocia. This unique property houses
5 traditional arch and cave rooms, 9
deluxe rooms, 8 Deluxe Suites, 2
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ISTANBUL
CAPPADOCIA
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Superior Suites and 2 Imperial Suites
offering the best in comfort and modern
amenities.
Cappadocia Cave Resort & Spa
Hotel
Memories will last a lifetime in this
luxurious resort, with breathtaking
panoramic views of the magical lunar-like
landscape of Cappadocia, cozy and
intimate accommodations, an exclusive
private spa and indoor and outdoor
heated swimming pools. Cappadocia
Cave offers 79 non-smoking rooms
equipped with state-of-the-art
entertainment facilities, complimentary
high-speed internet and luxurious bath
amenities.
Argos In Cappadocia
Located in the heart of the ancient
Uhisar Village, Argos in Cappadocia is
founded on the breathtaking ruins of
amazing old houses, caves, tunnels and
an ancient monastery. Argos in
Cappadocia offers breathtaking
panoramic views over the magical lunar
landscape of Cappadocia. All designed in
a different style, this hotel offers a great
variety of 42 guest rooms, suites and
splendid suites with the latter including
private cave pools at ve different
mansions.
Tas Konaklar
The 16 rooms are carved into the volcanic
formations. Every stone, every arch, every
old chimney was preserved while
Taskonaklar was brought again to life.
This is why each room is unique, with its
own atmosphere and originality, combing
simplicity and comfort. The attention paid
to decoration such as antique furniture,
carpets and items, is one of the aspects
that make Taskonaklar so special. Special
suites have private terraces and
panoramic view.
Cappadocia Cave Suites
Situated in one of the beautiful sites of
Cappadocias in Goreme, Cappadocia
Cave Suites offers 36 traditional deluxe
volcanic formation (cave) rooms. Each
room is designed to maintain original
cave structure, creating a sense of
uniqueness and individuality. Great care
was taken to honor the history of the
original site, developed 1,100 to 1,200
years ago, which included a place of
worship, Christian chapel, wineries,
houses and barns.
Dinler Hotel rgp
Dinler Hotel rgp is located in the
heart of Cappadocia and houses 172
rooms with extraordinary views over the
city. Offering high quality service, Dinler
Hotel rgp has a friendly staff and
welcomes both business travelers and
those coming to discover the beautiful
landscape and rich history of
Cappadocia.
Kempinski Barbaros Bay
With a commanding view over the
Aegean Sea, this hotel caters to those
who appreciate their privacy while
indulging in luxury. The hotel offers many
ne dining options, an innity pool and
the exclusive Six Senses Spa, renowned
for its Far Eastern and Asian philosophy
and approach to wellness. The hotel
overlooks the world famous Gokova Gulf
and has 173 spacious rooms and suites,
all with balconies offering magnicent sea
views.
The Marmara Bodrum
This Luxury boutique hotel stands on
hilltop of Bodrum, one of Turkeys premier
resort cities, also considered the new St.
Tropez. With 48 deluxe rooms, 31 luxury
rooms and 22 suites a total of 101 upscale
rooms and suites, are designed for your
comfort, with stunning views of Bodrum
from all angles. Adorned in soothing earth
tones, each spacious room has a fresh and
natural feel, a comfortable king size bed
and a living space decorated with modern,
simple, and chic furniture. Facilities
include Basketball, Tennis & Squash
Courts, Turkish baths and a free-form
outdoor pool surrounded by stunning
views of Bodrum.
Zeytinada
Zeytinada Hotel is located on the hill-side
amid olive groves just a few short
minutes from the beautiful sandy beach
in the Torba Bay. This 4 star hotel is a
short distance from Bodrum City Center,
shops and restaurants. It has a fantastic
style of architecture with 78 rooms on 14
blocks with 3 different room types linking
the typical Bodrum culture. The rooms
have direct pool or garden view from the
balcony, facilities include Tennis Court,
tness room, game rooms and also kids
club.
We are pleased to present some of Turkeys fnest hotels and resorts. These properties, as well as others, may be reserved in conjunction
with the tours featured on our Classic City Packages. We will be pleased to offer other hotel choices according to your preferences.
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travelers for the ideal option for the creation of the ideal vacation. It was
designed to provide upscale travelers with the perfect travel experience.
Love to cook? Let us schedule a private cooking lesson with a
famous chef. Are you an art lover? How about a visit to a great
museum of the world, opened exclusively for you? Sports? Maybe
lunch with an Olympian? The possibilities are endless.
In Turkey and beyond, the professionals at the Elite Travel Collection
have access to sites usually off limits to the general public and the
ability to provide VIP access to sites and museums, even when they
are closed to the general public. The possibilities are endless and
The Elite Travel Collection, matchless.
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Experts specialize in customizing
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result is a seamless and unforgettable
travel experience.
From conventions of 1,000 to family
reunions of 10, tours for foodies, art
lovers, garden and theater clubs, wine
and cooking enthusiasts, history buffs
and shopping tours our team is
prepared to provide you with the ideal
itinerary.
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GENERAL I NFORMATI ON
LAND SERVICES
HOTELS
Twin-and/or Double-bedded, run-of house rooms (unless
specifc room category is indicated) with private facilities.
Tour Operator reserves the right to substitute hotels of
similar category. Standard checkout time from hotels is
12:00 Noon. Guests checking out later are charged a full
nights rate. Standard check-in time is 3:00pm.
MEALS
As indicated on each itinerary. Lunches or Dinners at hotels
are table dhte and limited to specifc dining rooms
and/or menus unless otherwise indicated.
SIGHTSEEING
On Classic City Packages the sightseeing by Motor Coach
is operated by local companies and may consist of multi-
national participants and multi-language guides. Private car
tours utilize the services of an English-speaking guide and
driver (or driver/guide). Some Private car tours utilize driver
only plus local, on-site private guides. IsramWorld Exclusive
Tour is English speaking only. Some tours are based on
minimum group size. In the event a tour must be cancelled
for lack of participation, you will be advised at least 30
days prior to departure.
SEQUENCE OF TOUR PROGRAMS
During periods of conventions, congresses, holidays,
special events and any unforeseen circumstances, the Tour
Operator may have to make last-minute changes
(subsequent to issuance of fnal itinerary) in the sequence
of the tour. Tours operating during holiday periods may
have changes in hotels, sightseeing, city sequences and/or
inclusions.
TRANSFERS AND PORTERAGE
Transfers to/from airports, hotels, trains/ports are included
as specifed in the published itinerary, provided
passengers days of arrival and departure coincide with
their published tours. Alterations to the itineraries are
subject to supplements for private taxi services. Due to
government and international regulations, porters may not
be allowed inside the customs and security areas of the
airport.
GENERAL AIR INFORMATION
Air Transportation is not included in any of our tour
programs unless specifcally indicated.
DOMESTIC TRANSPORTATION:
Some arrangements for domestic air are made by the
ground operator and may necessitate last minute changes
for reasons beyond our control. Airline tickets for domestic
fights along with fnal fight schedules will be given to
passengers locally by our ground operator.
BAGGAGE
As airline baggage regulations differ from one carrier to
another, please contact your airline or refer to its website
for detailed information regarding checked baggage
policies. Airline policies vary and may change at any time.
ISRAMWORLD is not responsible for any excess
luggage/weight charges levied by an airline.
Baggage insurance is highly recommended, as we cannot
be held responsible for lost or damaged luggage or
personal items by the airlines or bus/car companies. Only
one suitcase per person is permitted on all tours.
BOOKING PROCEDURES
Deposits: Once you receive our price for your selected
program, a deposit of $350 per person ($500 for Private
Car, Custom or Elite Travel Collection Tours) together with
optional insurance must be received within seven (7) days
of booking date. The balance is due for land arrangements
not later than 60 days prior to departure. During heavily
booked periods, suppliers may require additional or full
payment in advance of the normal due date in order to
guarantee materialization of the rooms. Cancellation
and/or penalty conditions may also be revised at such
time. You will be individually advised should such
circumstances arise which is beyond our control
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
Deposits and fnal payments for all ground arrangements
can be made by major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard,
Discover Card [most tours] and American Express) for all
programs.
Credit card charges will not be processed without a signed
authorization form and copy of the page in your passport
bearing your name, date of birth, and your signature.
Change Fee: Subsequent to initial reservation, one revision
will be accepted without a processing fee. Further revisions
will incur a $25 change fee per booking per country for
each revision. Once fnal documents have been issued, a
$50 processing fee will apply per booking.
CANCELLATION PENALTIES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE PER
PERSON, PER SCHEDULED COUNTRY. ALL LAND
PROGRAMS (except Elite Travel Collection):
Up to 60 Days.................$100
59-45 Days.....................$200
44-33 Days.....................$350
30-16 Days...................$500*
15 Days or less ........50-100%*
*Private Car Supplement or Private Car Tours: when touring
by private car, penalties are double the amount shown
above.
Insurance premiums are never refundable.
TOURS OPERATED BY PRIVATE VEHICLE:
Your program cost is priced based on the number of
passengers in your touring vehicle as per the reservation.
Should any member of your party cancel their participation
in the tour, the package price or car supplement price will
increase according to the number of remaining passengers
touring in the vehicle. Purchase of insurance does not cover
the additional cost incurred by each of the remaining
passengers who wish to continue touring in a private
vehicle. Should the remaining passengers wish to alter their
program and participate instead in the group-touring
program (where offered and available), additional
cancellation penalty will apply for the private car and will
be advised separately.
All Airline Tickets issued in conjunction with tours in the
brochure (international and domestic sectors within each
country) are subject to air penalties, per individual carriers
rules and regulations which will be applied in addition to
above land or cruise penalties.
PASSPORTS & VISAS
Every participant on our tours must be in possession of
passport valid for at least six months from day of departure
from the U.S. No Refunds will be given to passengers
failing to have proper documentation.
TURKEY VISAS
Visas are issued locally at airport or port of entry for U.S.
and Canadian Passports. Non-U.S. Citizens, please check
with the respective consulates. Any fees for visa must be
paid for locally.
PASSENGERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Tour programs listed in this brochure require participants to
be in stable and good physical and mental health,
confdent in their ability to undertake all activities on the
tour chosen, in order to thoroughly enjoy the travel
experience. Due to safety issues it is requested that physical
disabilities of any kind be advised at time of reservation. It
is understood that passengers requiring special attention or
treatment will be traveling with a companion. As most tours
visit areas with high temperatures during several months of
the traveling season and often involve walking on unleveled
terrain, wheelchair participants or those with physical
limitations would not beneft from these programs due to
the special pace required to complete the activities set for
each day. Our travel experts will be very helpful in
determining alternative travel arrangements by Private Car
suitable to your special needs. A traveling companion is
always required for wheelchair passengers in private cars.
A supplement for wheelchair rental applies. Guide in
Private car will not be able to handle the wheelchair during
the tour, except with the loading and unloading into the
vehicle.
ON ALL ISRAMWORLD TOUR PROGRAMS
We reserve the right to terminate the tour of any persons
who we fnd are disruptive to the rest of the participants or
to the smooth operation of the tour.
OUR PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE
Tips: Prior to departure, a detailed guideline of suggested
or required tipping will be sent to you.
Passports, baggage insurance, beverages, after-dinner
coffees and teas and all other items of a personal nature
are not included.
Airport Taxes, Customs, and Immigration Fees are not
included.
Land Rates do not include fights between one country and
another, or domestic fights within the country.
INSURANCE PREMIUMS
are not included: We recommend that you purchase
comprehensive travel insurance before departure. Neither
IsramWorld nor your travel agent is responsible for luggage
loss or damage, accidents en route, or ill health which may
require you to miss part of your trip or your return to the
U.S. with the group. Please see travel insurance section on
our Website: www.isram.com
Insurance premiums are nonrefundable.
RESPONSIBILITY
The Travel Agent and/or Tour Operators, Isram Wholesale
Tours & Travel, Ltd. and its representatives abroad, act only
as agents for the various companies, owners or contractors
providing the means of transportation, accommodation and
other services. Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel, Ltd., does
not own, manage, control, promote, run or operate any
transportation or recreational vehicle, motel, hotel,
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restaurant, or any supplier of services. All exchange orders,
coupons and tickets are offered subject to the Terms &
Conditions under which such services are offered or
provided. Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel Ltd. and its
representatives assume no liability with respect to any
negligence or malfeasances by third-party service
providers, whether during the course of the provision of
transportation, hotel, and other accommodation services,
or otherwise, and are not responsible for any personal
injury, illness, or property damage or any other loss or
expense whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from the
actions of third-party service providers or their individual
agents in connection with a tour. Further, by participating
in an Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel, Ltd. tour, you are
bound by our rules and you participate in the activities of
the tour at your own risk. Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel,
Ltd. assumes no responsibility at all and no liability at all for
any death, injury, illness, quarantine, sickness, diseases,
natural disaster, damage, loss, delay, accident, expense,
defect or any other abnormality which may result from your
participation in any activity during the tour. The aforesaid
Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel, Ltd. and/or their agents
can accept no responsibility for losses or accidental
expenses due, as well, to delays or changes in schedules or
departures, hotel overbooking, defaults, sickness, weather,
strikes, war, quarantines, riots or insurrections or criminal
acts committed by third parties, political disorders of any
type, or other such similar causes. All such losses or
expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. Each
exchange coupon, order and ticket is to be regarded as
one contracted on or in behalf of the particular company or
person named in it. The passenger contract in use by the
airline or steamship company concerned, when issued,
shall constitute the sole contract of air or steamship passage
with the purchases of these tours and/or the Passenger. The
airline companies concerned are not to be held responsible
for any act, omission or event during the time passengers
are not on board their planes or conveyances. The right is
reserved to withdraw any tour announced in this Program
and to make such alterations to the itineraries as may be
found desirable for the proper carrying out of the tours. In
the event it becomes necessary or advisable in the Tour
Operators discretion to alter the arrangements or itineraries
for the passengers comfort or welfare for any reason
whatsoever, such alterations may be made without penalty
to the Operator. Additional expenses, if any, shall be borne
by the Passengers. The right is reserved to decline, to
accept, or retain any person as a member of any group at
any time. This program is issued on the sole responsibility
of the Tour Operator. It is not issued on behalf of and does
not commit any Airline whose services are used in the
course of the tours. It is agreed by and between the
passenger(s) and Isram Wholesale Tours & Travel, Ltd. that
all disputes and matters whatever arising under, in
connection with or incident to this agreement shall be
litigated, if at all, in and before a court located in The City
of New York, New York State, U.S.A., to the exclusion of
the courts of any other city, state or country. The issuance
and acceptance of tickets and/or other documents in
connection with a tour is considered acceptance of the
above terms.
Special Notice: Delays, cancellations and overbooking
may occur on air fights, cruises, and land reservations by
the participating carriers and hotels. While IsramWorld will
do everything possible to avoid these inconveniences, it
cannot and will not assume responsibility for the respective
carriers and hotels.
Prices presented in this brochure are based on currency
exchange rates in effect December 2012. All suppliers of
services reserve the right to increase rates due to currency
fuctuations, which may necessitate a change to the prices
of your services.
While every attempt is made to provide for accuracy in the
inclusions and pricing of the programs featured,
IsramWorld reserves the right to correct any misprints or
price updates in its publications with written notice to the
traveler. In the event that a correction entails additional cost
or curtailed services, the traveler will be offered the
opportunity to alter the services or withdraw from the tour.
IsramWorld 2013 All Rights Reserved. The Itineraries and
Programs described herein are unique and proprietary to
IsramWorld and any misappropriation of same is strictly
forbidden.
How to Book: IsramWorld believes that your travel needs
can best be served by booking your arrangements through
a professional travel agent. Have your travel agent call
weekdays between 9am7pm (Eastern Time) for
reservations and/or information: (800) 223-7460.
Visit us on the web at www.isram.com
Schedule of Coverages Maximum Benefit
Accidental Death & Dismemberment . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000
Medical Expense / Emergency Evacuation
Accident and Sickness Medical Expense . . . . . . . . . $25,000
Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation . . . . . . . . . $50,000
Trip Cancellation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trip Cost
Trip Interruption. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trip Cost
Travel Delay (Up to $100 Per Day) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500
Missed Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500
Baggage and Personal Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,500
Baggage Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200
This is a brief description of the plan. For further information ask for the Description of
Coverage which fully details the coverages, provisions, limitations and exclusions of the
insurance offered and is available to you, upon request, at any time prior to your purchase
of the plan.
IMPORTANT TRAVEL INSURANCE
Certain exclusions and limitations apply and are detailed in the Description of Coverage. For example, coverage does not apply to: any Sickness or conditions- of
you, a Traveling Companion or a Family Member traveling with you that existed during the 60 days prior to the effective date of the coverages (this exclusion is waived
if payment for this plan is received within 7 days of the initial deposit/payment for your Trip), suicide, normal pregnancy, war or any act of war. Other Covered
Reasons, as defined, includes the following events or their consequences: Cancellation or Interruption of your Trip due to: Inclement Weather, unannounced
Strike, mechanical breakdown that causes complete cessation of services of Your Common Carrier for at least 12 consecutive hours; a documented traffic accident
while en route to departure; being hijacked or quarantined; jury duty; destruction of your home or destination by fire, flood, burglary or natural disaster; being called to
the emergency service of government to provide aid or relief in the event of a natural disaster; a documented theft of passports or visas; a transfer of employment
of 250 miles or more; or a Terrorist Incident which occurs in your departure city or in a city which is a scheduled destination for your Trip provided the Terrorist Incident
occurs within 30 days prior to the Scheduled Departure Date for your Trip; or Revocation of military leave due to war.
This plan is underwritten by: United States Fire Insurance Company, Eatontown, NJ. Benefits are administered by: Trip Mate, Inc.*, 9225 Ward Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO,
64114, 1-800-888-7292 (*in CA, dba Trip Mate Insurance Agency).
Its as simple as that! If you purchase this Optional Benefit and you cancel
your Trip for any reason not otherwise covered by the policy you will be
reimbursed for 75% of the unused non-refundable prepaid expenses for
Travel Arrangements you paid for your Trip provided: 1) your payment for
this plan is received within 7 days of your initial deposit for your Trip; and
2) you cancel your Trip two (2) days or more before your Scheduled Trip
Departure Date.
This Cancel For Any Reason Benefit does not cover penalties
associated with any air or other travel arrangements not provided
by an IsramWorld member companies.
CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS
*For Elite Travel Collection Tours: $325 without Cancel For Any Reason / $425 with Cancel For Any Reason
New Benefit Option
Cancel For Any Reason Benefit
Plan Cost
$210 without Cancel For Any Reason*
$275 with Cancel For Any Reason*

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