ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A sampling of tour operators offering
escorted eastern Turkey programs include the following:San Diego-based Cultural Folk Tours International has a
21-night Remote & Beautiful Turkey tour.
The itinerary visits Istanbul, Safranbolu, Cappadocia, Amsaya,
Trabzon, Erzurum, Kars, Mount Ararat, Van, Diyarbakir, Urfa, Mount
Nemrut and Mersin.
The departure date is May 28, and the land-only cost is $3,990
per person, double.
The price is $4,660 with air from New York's Kennedy
For additional information, contact (800) 935-8875.Tunis USA in Wayne, Pa., sells a 14-night Eastern Turkey -- Off
the Beaten Path program.
Highlights of the itinerary include stops at Ankara, Trabzon,
Erzurum, Kars, Mount Ararat, Dogubayazit, Van, Diyarbakir, Mount
Nemrut, Urfa, Harran and Istanbul.
The trip departs June 11, and the cost is $3,795 per person with
air fare from New York's Kennedy Airport.
For additional information, call Tunis USA at (800) 474-5500 or
visit the firm's Web site, at www.tunisusa.com.World of Oz in Virginia Beach, Va., features a 15-night eastern
Turkey and Black Sea Adventure.
The tour visits Istanbul, Mount Nemrut, Sanliurfa, Harran,
Diyarbakir, Van, Dogubayazit, Kars, Artvin, Trabzon and
The departure dates are set for June 22 and Sept. 28.
The land-only cost is $3,625 per person, double.
For additional details, call World of Oz at (800) 248-0234 or
visit the company's Web site, at www.worldoz.com.