Where East Meets West

By Drum Digital
14 July 2015

This vibrant and exotic ancient city is just waiting to be explored!

Straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a magical city coveted by empires across the centuries. It has grown into one of the great metropolises of the world, offering beautiful skylines and extraordinary cultural experiences around every corner.

Book and pay in full by 17 JULY

29 August to 7 September 2015

With more than 2 500 years of history, Turkey’s largest city is home to impressive monuments to the past alongside modern skyscrapers. Who hasn’t heard of landmarks such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Bazaar? The shopping is great! Enjoy traditional stalls at the Grand Bazaar in the Old City or visit one of the many modern shopping centres dotted across the city. You’ll find high-quality textiles, leather goods, silver and gold jewellery, hand-painted ceramics as well as magnificent silk scarves, rugs and carpets. Cuisine in Istanbul is as diverse as the city’s heritage. It has the perfect mix of authentic Ottoman food and modern dining, including dishes such as succulent kebabs, flavourful mezze and freshly caught fish, among other delicacies. The city’s nightlife is vibrant with an abundance of options to satisfy every taste. And if you’re not a party animal and prefer to relax on a café terrace, you have plenty of places to choose from.

PRICE PER PERSON SHARING: FROM R17 610

INCLUDES

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Seven nights’ accommodation in a four-star hotel
  • Breakfast daily
  • Two dinners
  • Return airport transfers
  • Half-day shopping tour to the Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar
  • Half-day Treasures of Istanbul tour
  • Current airport tax of R3 800

To book and for further information, terms and conditions, email you@megatrav.co.za, call 011-886-9545 or fax 011-886-9548.

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