2019/11 - Journey to Turkey

Regular price $3,600.00

Date: November 1–16, 2019
Location: Turkey
IICRC Continuing Education: 14 credit hours 

We will visit a number of different cities and villages, meeting people all along the way, including:

  • Istanbul - Carpet museums, Aya Sophia, Mosques, wholesale carpet dealers, covered bazaar, markets
  • Izmir - private tour of ATC - a premier carpet restoration facility. Ancient ruins of Ephesus, small village carpet production in Seljuk, visit a small neighborhood wash plant.
  • Central Anatolia - Aksaray, Guzelyurt, Ilhara Valley with its ancient Christian Churches
  • Hot Air Balloon Excursion- additional cost of $150-$200/person, contact Ann Marie for advance registration
  • Kayseri - Visit handmade carpet industry facilities scattered around the area.
  • Istanbul - back again for more sights, shopping, and great food.

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    Registration includes lodging, meals (no alcohol), site admission(s) and travel within Turkey. 
    Registration is double occupancy, single occupancy is an additional fee.  Roundtrip airfare to Turkey is not included with registration fee, however group travel will be arranged from Chicago to Istanbul for those interested.

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