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Turkey Real Food Adventure

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Turkey Real Food Adventure

Get up close and personal with Turkey's age-old culinary traditions on this authentic food adventure. From ancient recipes with modern twists, to Asian-inspired feasts with European influences, take a tongue-tingling journey beyond the cookbook and discover the secrets behind delicious Turkish dishes that are as heart-warming as their people. Enjoy a cooking class in the caves of Cappadocia, forage for local produce in a regional farm outside Bodrum, discover the traditional technique behind creating the classic gozleme and explore the impressive ruins of Ephesus with an expert guide. Whether you’re wandering through the passageways of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar or flying high in a balloon above the fairy chimneys of Goreme, embark on an experience that goes above and beyond what you think you know about Turkish cuisine.

Activities
  • Istanbul - Welcome Dinner
  • Istanbul - Spice Market and Street Food Tour
  • Istanbul - Kadikoy visit and picnic
  • Bodrum - Winery visit and tasting
  • Bodrum - Farm visit and gozleme class
  • Selcuk - Manti Cooking Demonstration
  • Ephesus - Archaeological site visit
  • Selcuk - Sarma cooking class
  • Cappadocia - Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Goreme - Sunset Wine Tasting in Cappadoccia Valley
  • Goreme - Red Valley walk
  • Goreme - Soganli Valley walk
  • Goreme - Cooking Class & Lunch
Highlights
  • Discover Istanbul, a city brimming with delectable dishes! The options can be dizzying, but your expert local guide will have you headed straight for the local hot spots.
  • Forage in the fields on the outskirts of Bodrum and learn how to make gozleme like a pro – using regional produce and traditional techniques.
  • Experience the warmth of Turkish hospitality as a local family takes you into their beautiful home nestled in the hills of Ortahisar, a small town famous for its friendly inhabitants.
  • Get a feel for life in ancient times by exploring the beautifully preserved city of Ephesus. Your local guide will walk you through the remarkable ruins and bring its colourful 1500-year history to life.
  • Enjoy a cooking class under the tutelage of renowned chef Nuray, as you’re welcomed into her enchanting cave house to experience some delicious Central Anatolian cuisine.
Interests
  • Culinary and Cooking
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Apr 02, 2023 through
Oct 08, 2023
Oct 4, 2023 7:00 PM
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$1,765.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
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Sep 04, 2022 through
Sep 18, 2022
Sep 14, 2022 7:00 PM
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Oct 09, 2022 through
Oct 18, 2022
Oct 5, 2022 7:00 PM
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Day Destination
1 Istanbul
2 Istanbul
3 Bodrum
4 Bodrum
5 Selcuk
6 Selcuk
7 Goreme
8 Goreme
9 Goreme
10 Istanbul
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.