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JGT “Bucket List” Special
Deluxe 2 night Istanbul Discovery & 7 night Greece & Turkey Cruise on Cunard’s delightful Queen Victoria from €1,899 inc.
FREE UPGRADE TO BALCONY CABIN – Book by 31 July!
Do it before you kick it! Limited places
9 Night Group Departure Thursday 1st October ’15.
Includes direct flights from Dublin with Turkish Airlines, transfers, full day tour with lunch, 2 nights in central 4-star hotel in Istanbul plus 7 night Cunard cruise.
Thursday 1st October 2015
Depart Dublin at 1100 on Turkish Airlines direct flight. Land in Istanbul at 1720.
Upon arrival you will be met by your English speaking assistant and transferred to your hotel for two nights B&B. Evening at leisure to explore the busy nightlife around Taksim Square. Your hotel is the 4-star Mercure Istanbul Taksim Square
Friday, 2nd October
Breakfast at hotel and depart for full day classic city tour. During the day you will visit the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and the Topkapi Palace There will be a break for lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar; a labyrinth of more than 4,000 shops. You will have some free time in the bazaar and then transfer back to hotel. Evening is free.
Saturday 3rd October
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to cruise terminal. Board Cunard’s Queen Victoria for her 7 night Greece & Turkey cruise. After boarding you will be free to relax and explore this beautiful Cunard ship. Enjoy lunch and put your feet up or return to Istanbul for some more sightseeing or shopping. The ship will remain in Istanbul overnight, so you will have an opportunity to marvel at the busy maritime traffic in the gateway to the Black Sea. You can explore the night-life ashore in Istanbul or enjoy the on-board entertainment.
Sunday 4th October – Saturday 10th October
Cruise aboard the delightful Queen Victoria as she sails the Dardanelles, an interesting area in this anniversary year of the Gallipoli landings. During this week, your floating hotel will glide you to Marmaris (Turkey), Heraklion (Crete), Piraeus (for Athens) and back via the Dardanelles to Istanbul. There will be a range of optional excursions available for you to get the most of each visit.
Queen Victoria will arrive back in to Istanbul on Saturday 10th October, early. Your guide will meet the group from cruise terminal and transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for your homeward flight.
Depart Istanbul at 1310. Arrive Dublin at 1540.
The Queen Victoria
FREE UPGRADE TO BALCONY CABIN – Book by 31 July and get a balcony cabin for the price of an Ocean-view!
Inside cabin on ship – € 1,899 pp Sharing (€ 3,199 Single)
Oceanview cabin on ship – € 1,999 pp Sharing (€ 3,499 Single)
Balcony cabin on ship – € 2,199 pp sharing (€ 3,799 Single)
Non-refundable deposit € 500pp. Gratuities on ship ($11pppd) not included.
Cabin upgrades possible to all available categories.
Details subject to change without notice
To book this hotel call John Galligan Travel on (01) 207 6555 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
John Galligan Travel
Tel: 01 207 6555
John Galligan Travel
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