Turkey

August 1st -7th/ 10th, 2024

Trip Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the cultural tapestry of Turkey with our meticulously crafted two-trip packages. In the first leg of your adventure, explore the enchanting city of Istanbul, where East meets West offering a rich tapestry of history, culture, and stunning architecture. Marvel at the iconic Hagia Sophia, wander through the bustling Grand Bazaar, and cruise along the picturesque Bosphorus. Continue your expedition to Cappadocia, a surreal landscape adorned with fairy-tale-like rock formations and ancient cave dwellings. Take a hot air balloon ride to witness the breathtaking vistas of this unique region, rich in both natural wonders and historical significance.

The second trip package takes you on an additional 3 days to the enchanting Pamukkale, known for its terraces of white mineral-rich thermal waters, and the coastal city of Antalya. Relax in the natural pools and explore the fascinating archaeological wonders. Finally, journey to Antalya, a picturesque coastal city nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus Mountains. Enjoy the sun-soaked beaches, stroll through the charming Old Town, and discover the historical sites that make Antalya a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. Each trip package promises an unforgettable experience, showcasing the diverse beauty and rich heritage that Turkey has to offer.

Highlights

Adventure

Beach

Cultural

Discovery

Luxury

Nightlife

Open to all genders

Itinerary - Package 1

Istanbul & Cappadocia

Day 1

ARRIVAL AND WELCOME DINNER

Welcome to Istanbul! After your airport pickup, you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a relaxing afternoon, For early arrivals, we will be happy to recommend lunch spots, shopping areas or simply relax at your hotel. We will welcome the night with a Turkish welcome dinner, where you can get to meet the rest of your travel buddies, setting the tone for the adventures ahead.

Day 2

EXPLORING ISTANBUL

Spend the morning on walking tours that will have you immersed in the rich heritage of Istanbul. You will be accompanied by your guide on a half-day tour exploring Byzantine and Ottoman treasures. Visit iconic sites such as the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, and shop at the famous Grand Bazaar.

Day 3

BALAT + FLYING DRESSES + BOSPHOROUS CRUISE

Balat is a colorful town in Istanbul, where you will enjoy photo ops and a morning photo walk of Fener-Balat’s historic neighborhood. The afternoon is free for you to take part in a flying dress shoot on Istanbul’s rooftop or enjoy some shopping.  In the evening we shall enjoy a bosphorus cruise, a farewell to Istanbul. 

Day 4

ISTANBUL TO CAPPADOCIA

Catch a morning flight to Cappadocia, where a Turkish breakfast awaits at a unique cave hotel. After checking into your cave hotel. We will Indulge in a relaxing spa afternoon where you can enjoy a real Turkish hammam and massage in a traditional spa set in a cave.

Day 5

CAPPADOCIA FROM THE SKIES

Consider a sunrise hot air balloon ride and explore the enchanting landscapes of Cappadocia from above, after breakfast, we will be joined by our guide for a Capaddocia tour. Some highlights will include Pasabag, Devrent Valley, Avanos, Uchisar, and the Goreme Open Air Museum. The day ends with a street food experience with live music and a magical overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 6

FLYING DRESSES + LEISURE TIME

Begin the day with an optional flying dress photoshoot at sunrise. After the photoshoot, you have the freedom to relax or explore the city. There are many shops and cafes in this city characterized by a surreal terrain of fairy chimneys, towering rock formations, and cave dwellings,and we are happy to guide you with recommendations of places to go. In the afternoon, you have an optional turkish cooking class for late lunch. 

At sunset, choose between an ATV ride, horse riding, or a jeep safari.

Day 7

DEPARTURE/ PROCEED TO ANTALYA

Enjoy a magical Turkish sunrise breakfast picnic with a view of hot air balloons before driving to Antalya. For those of you settling for the first Package, we will arrange airport transfers for your onward departure. 

We hope to see you on another Soul Sync Adventure.

For those who opt for the 2nd package including Pamukalle and Antalya, your tour will continue as follows. 

Itinerary - Package 2

Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Antalya

Day 7

CAPPADOCIA TO ANATALYA VIA PAMUKKALE

After breakfast, we shall take a scenic drive to Antalya,  making a stop at Pamukkale for lunch and a swim in its famed bathing pools formed by mineral-rich thermal waters. The thermal waters of Pamukkale are believed to have healing properties, and the site has been a popular spa and wellness destination for centuries.

After an afternoon in Pamukkale, we will proceed to Antalya for some beach side bliss and settle in for the night in your Antalya beach resort. 

Day 8

LEISURE BY THE BEACH

This day is dedicated to Beachside bliss and relaxation. Relax and enjoy the hotel’s amenities, a beach walk or spend time with your friends. 

Day 9

EXPLORE ANTALYA + YACHT CRUISE

Explore Antalya’s city highlights with a guided tour and shopping expedition in the city. 

We shall bid farewell to Turkey in style with an afternoon yacht cruise, before enjoying your final night in Antalya.

Day 10

DEPARTURE

Airport transfers to Istanbul will be offered to you according to your departure time. 

Connect to your onward international flight in Istanbul. 

Your Home in Istanbul

Your Home in Cappadocia

Your Home in Antalya

See our frequently asked questions here.
 
If joining this group trip is not feasible for you, we are delighted to plan a similar experience tailored to your individual or group needs. Please fill out our private group trip request here.

TRIP TOTAL:

Package 1:

Istanbul & Cappadocia = $2,750

Package 2:

Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Antalya = $3,450

Secure your spot with a $350  deposit, The rest is payable in flexible installments to be completed at least 40 days to the trip. Please fill out the booking form below and we will revert to you with payment details and plan a comfortable payment schedule that works for you.

Inclusions

  • 3 Nights Luxury boutique accommodations in Istanbul on double occupancy (Package 1 and 2)
  • 3 Nights accommodations in luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia on double occupancy ( Package 1 and 2)
  • 3 Nights accommodations in 5-star hotel in Antalya on double occupancy (Package 2)
  • Everyday breakfast
  • Welcome Dinner
  • All Airport transfers
  • Turkish night cruise on Bosphorus Strait with show & dinner
  • Group ground transportation for scheduled tours
  • Entry fees to the attractions on itinerary
  • Guided walking tour of the colourful streets of Balat
  • Domestic flights
  • Choose between a Quad bike, Horse riding and Jeep Safari sunset tour
  • Turkish Cooking class
  • Turkish Hammam spa treatment
  • Sunrise rooftop breakfast picnic with balloon view
  • Cappadocia highlights tour with pottery shop visit
  • Cappadocia evening street food tour 
  • Scheduled photoshoots with professional photographer
  • Private Yacht cruise in Antalya (package 2)
  • Pamukalle visit to salt baths (package 2)
  • Antalya city and shopping tour (package 2)
  • Visa application assistance (not visa fees)
  • Networking opportunity with other like-minded travellers
  • Turkey travel information pack to help you prepare
 

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Hot air balloon ride (prices are always changing so it becomes difficult to factor it in the costs – they range between 150 – 250 euros)
  • Flying dress photo shoot experience ( We will however offer recommendations and dress rentals at best prices)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Optional activities not listed in Inclusions

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are two options to pay for the trip. You can make a full payment immediately upon booking or pay a $350 deposit and the rest in instalments that you are comfortable in running up to 40 days to the trip departure. Deposit is non-refundable if cancellations are made after 40 days to the departure date. Payments can be done via direct bank or mobile transfers – transfer details will be sent upon booking.

We aim to keep the trips small and intimate so we can all get to create long-lasting friendships. 8 to 15 people max depending on the destination.

Yes men are welcome to join unless it is stated as an all girls trip.

Local flights and transportation in the itinerary during the trip are included in the tour package. But since we have guests joining us from all over the world, we are not able to include international flights in the budget to the discovery destination. We can however advise you on the best and affordable flight options.

The itinerary advertised is made in advance in collaboration with travel experts who are  locals and with experience from our founders previous trips. We will do our best to stick to the schedule, however some aspects may change due to various aspects out of our control like weather changes or flight cancellations etc. We will act accordingly and find alternative plans during such eventualities.

Rooms will be assigned on double occupancy. All rooms have two single beds with an en suite bathroom. If you wish to have a room on your own, a fee is applicable. Please let us know when making the booking.

Our trips are all about creating a community of long lasting friendships. 6 weeks before the trip, we will create a whatsApp, Telegram or Facebook group where we can mingle and get to know each other and even find a roommate! Rooms will be shared on double occupancy with your travel partner/friend. If travelling alone, you will be paired  randomly with another traveler. If you would wish to have your own room, let us know for a single room fee.

A negative Covid-19 test or proof of full Covid-19 is mandatory for all trips. All COVID-19 protocols in the various destination countries must also be observed. 

Yes, unless stated otherwise. We are however available to plan similar experiences and discoveries for friends, families or groups if not able to join us on the dates stated.

Due to the preparations involved, prepayments made with the service providers and this being a small group tour, there will be no refund of the deposit. If you cancel your trip, you are welcome to transfer the trip to another person who is interested or to email us to discuss the possibility of joining another trip. We can offer a refund, only if we can find a replacement for your slot. You are eligible for a FULL REFUND of anything above the deposit , if you cancel more than 40 days before the trip. If you are entitled to a refund, Please allow us 7 to 10 working days to process your request. You are also entitled to a FULL REFUND of and any payment made if your deposit payment was made to a waiting list and you never got a slot on the trip.

Yes. Once you secure your slot with a deposit, the payment towards your trip can be paid out in flexible instalments that are comfortable for you. We provide flexible payment plans for all travellers, please let us know what works best for you.

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