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Pre-trip: Azerbaijan: Baku, Guba
Post-trip: Turkey: Kazdaglari, Canakkale, Istanbul
Countries: 1
Cities: 4
4 nights aboard a privately chartered 14-passenger turkish gulet
Average Group Size: 12 Travelers
ReelEarth: The Bird of Cappadocia

Meet Sureyya, one of the first women to pilot the colorful hot air balloons that float over the unusual landscapes of Turkey’s Cappadocia, and see the challenges she overcame to pursue this career.

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Ching & Chuck's Turkish Adventure 2015 Submitted by Ching & Chuck Schueddig, 22-time travelers from Naples, Florida

Stroll through Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, witness the iconic Blue Mosque, and get a bird's eye view of Turkey's majestic landscapes during a hot air balloon ride with travelers Ching and Chuck S.

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What Awaits: Our Turkey Itinerary

Map your course through Turkey from destinations visited and optional extensions, to cultural connections you'll experience—like joining a local family in Cappadocia for a traditional and insightful Home-Hosted Lunch.

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Local Perspective

Discover life in Istanbul when you meet a restaurant owner, a ship captain, and a calligrapher who sells his work in the Grand Bazaar.

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Carolyn and Sherry’s Experience in Turkey

Follow friends Carolyn and Sherry as they witness the surreal beauty of Cappadocia from a hot-air balloon and delve into the traditional Turkish craft of rug weaving at a local cooperative.

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Turkey's Magical Hideaways

91% of travelers rated this trip excellent

The overall traveler excellence rating is based on the results of post trip surveys completed by travelers who have taken this trip. Travelers can choose to rate their experience “excellent,” “good,” “fair,” and “poor;” this percentage indicates how many travelers rated their experience “excellent.” More than 70% of travelers complete this survey after returning from their trip. Travelers rate excellence across their entire travel experience, focusing on the two categories below:

  • Trip Experience Leader: 90% of travelers rated their Trip Experience Leader “excellent,” citing his or her facilitation of people-to-people interactions, communication skills, and overall performance.
  • Learning & Discovery: 92% of travelers rated the learning and discovery activities on this adventure “excellent,” citing its authentic cultural experiences and controversial conversations.
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