Crossroads Tours Offers Discounted Turkey Packages/15% Commission

Crossroads Tours International is offering its best-selling small group tours of Turkey at special, off-season prices. The tours provide first-time visitors to Turkey a comprehensive overview of the country’s history, diverse religious and cultural heritage, and its natural wonders. The packages include a 10-day “Discover Turkey” tour; A 9-day “Taste of Turkey” tour; and 6-day “Istanbul & Cappadocia” tour.

“Discover Turkey” Package Includes Transatlantic Flights

The 10-day/9-night tour features the most important examples of Istanbul’s Byzantine and Ottoman legacy; the historic battlefield of Gallipoli; the legendary cities of Troy and Pergamum; the remarkably well-preserved Roman city of Ephesus; and the shrine of “Mother Mary”, believed to be the home where the mother of Jesus Christ spent her last years of life.

Other highlights include a visit to the renowned spa of Pamukkale, with it glistening “petrified waterfalls”; Konya, home of the “Whirling Dervishes”; and a visit to Cappadocia, the region whose mountainous, fairytale-like landscape, hidden valleys, villages, and caves were the refuge of the early Christians.

The tour price of $1,885 per person, double occupancy, includes: roundtrip Economy Class airfare from New York; airport transfers; accommodations at 4-Star hotels; most meals, transportation by mini/midi bus; services of an English-speaking tour escort/guide; entrance fees to sites visited; and hotel taxes and service charges. Departure taxes, security and other fees, and applicable fuel surcharge (totaling $343.60) are included in the airfare.

The air-inclusive tour departure dates are November 8, 2014; December 13, 2014; February 20, 2015; and March 7 and 21, 2015. The tour is also available on a land-only basis for $1,050 per person, double occupancy.

Land-Only Escorted Small Group Tours at Reduced Rates

Crossroads Tours is also offering two other popular escorted small group tours at reduced, off-season rates. They include:

“Taste of Turkey”

A 9-day/8-night package that includes two days of sightseeing in Istanbul, with a half-day Bosphorus cruise; plus visits to Ephesus, Heiropolis, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia, the region renowned for its surreal landscape and Christian history. The tour price is $969 per person, double occupancy (land only).

For those with less vacation time, Crossroads offers a 6-day/5-night “Istanbul & Cappadocia” tour. The package features two days in Istanbul, including a half-day cruise on the Bosphorus, and two days of indepth exploration in Cappadocia. The price is $690 per person, double occupancy.

Customized and FIT packages

The “Discover Turkey”, “Taste of Turkey”, and “Istanbul & Cappadocia” tours can be modified to meet special departure and/or other requirements. The same applies to any of Crossroads Tours’ other escorted tours. Crossroads will also be happy to assist travel agents in planning tailored-made FIT packages.

Crossroads Tours offers travel agents 15% commission on the land prices of all of its tours. For complete details on all of their tours and services, visit Reservations and bookings can be made through Crossroads Tours International LLC, whose offices are located in New York City.
Parent company, Crossroads Tours International (CTI), is a licensed and recognized travel service provider headquartered in Turkey. CTI is a member of the Association of Turkish Travel Agents (TURSAB) and the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), and operates under the control of the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Turkey.