ITINERARY SAMPLES


SAMPLE 1 – MOROCCO
Morocco Itinerary November 28 – December, 2013
Day 0 – November 28: Depart JFK on Delta Airlines flight 8601 at 4:25 p.m. Arrive Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris at 5:30 a.m Depart Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris – Delta 8602 at 7:20 a.m. Arrive Casablanca, Morocco at 9:25 a.m.
Day 1 – Friday, November 29: Travel from Casablanca airport by train to Casa Voyeure. (purchase one-way train tickets to Fez)
Day 1 – Friday, November 29 Arrive in Fez by train Check-in: Riad Verus, 1 Derb Arset Bennis, Batha, Medina, Fez, Morocco (Serves good breakfast) Tel: 212 5 35741941 Confirm #: 41528-82286225
Day 2 – Saturday, November 30 HAPPY SABBATH – leisure day in Old Medina in Fez Day 3 – Sunday, December 1 Visit Fez El-Bali Medina, Plaza Seffarine in Dar Seffarine, Jewish Quarter Day 4 – Monday, December 2 Day trip to Meknes and Volubilis Ruins
Day 5 – Tuesday, December 3 Depart Fez by train for Marrakesh
Day 5 – Tuesday, December 3 Arrive in Marrakesh Check-in: La Casa Del Sol, No 03 Derb Tijani / Mouassine, Marrakech, Morocco (does not serve breakfast) Tel. 212 667534508 Conf. #:24361-82288794
Day 6 – Wednesday, December 4 Visit Majorelle Garden and Koutoubia Mineret, Visit the Royal Palace, DJemaa El Fna Square, Bahia Palace, Old Medinas Day 7 – Thursday, December 5 Day trip to Essaouira and go to the beach
Day 8 – Friday, December 6 Travel to Ouarzazate, Rose Valley, Todra and Dades Gourges Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert
Day 9 – Saturday, December 7 HAPPY SABBATH – Spend evening and night in Berber tent in Merzouga Desert, Sahara.
Day 10 – Sunday, December 8 Drive 13 hours back to Marakesh from the Sahara & Atlas Mountains Day 10 – Sunday, December 8 Depart Marrakesh for Casablanca by last train (9:00 p.m. approx.)
Day 10 – Sunday, December 8 Arrive in Casablanca around mid-night – 1:.00 a.m.
Check-in: Moroccan House Hotel Casablanca, 3, Rue Mohamed SMIHA, Cote Avenue des FAR, Centre-ville, Casablanca 20100. Tel: 212 5 22543566. (serves a great breakfast) Conf. #: 114570193624 & 114570196029
Day 11 – Monday, December 9 Visit Hassan II Mosque and Medinas Day 12 – Tuesday, December 10 Day trip to Rabat, Morocco (if possible)
Day 13 – Wednesday, December 11 Depart Casablanca, Morocco on Delta Airlines flight 8475 Arrive at Charles De Gaulle Airport at 2:30 p.m Depart Charles De Gaulle Airport at 4:35 p.m Arrive at JFK at 9:35 p.m.

SAMPLE 2 – TURKEY & GREECE
Turkey & Greece Itinerary May 19 – June 5, 2011
Day 0 – May 19: Depart JFK on Turkish Airlines flight 012 at 11:00 p.m. Day 1 – Friday, May 20: Welcome to Istanbul, Turkey – Check-in: Boutique Albion Hotel Sultanahmet, Alaykosku Caddesi, No. 15 Istanbul, Istanbul 34122) (purchase one-way bus/train tickets for rest of journey) Confirm #: 16401837054

Day 2 – Saturday, May 21 Istanbul at leisure Sabbath Day 3 – Sunday, May 22 Istanbul at leisure *Day 4 – Monday, May 23 Istanbul at leisure – Check-out. Overnight bus/train to Cappadocia) Board the Ankara Ekspresi sleeping car train at Istanbul’s Haydarpaşa Station in the late evening, arrive at Ankara Gar the next morning, take a short taxi ride (10 minutes, TL10) to AŞTİ. An alternative is to ride the nightly Meram Ekspresi sleeper train from Istanbul to Konya, then take a bus for the 3-hour ride east to Nevşehir.

Day 5 – Tuesday, May 24 Nevsehir/Goreme, Cappadocia or Konya/Nevsehir/Goreme. Buses depart Ankara AŞTİ main bus terminal about every two hours for Nevşehir (and vice-versa). The journey takes 4 hours, including a 25minute stop about 1-1/4 hours into the journey to stretch your legs, use the toilet, have a glass of tea, a meal or a smoke (no smoking on the bus). The fare is TL20. AŞTİ at ticket counter no. 50. When you arrive at Nevşehir’s bus terminal, you’ll be transferred to a shuttle minibus (servis) for the final part of your journey to one of Cappadocia’s towns such as Göreme, Uçhisar or Ürgüp. The cost of the minibus trip is usually included in your bus ticket fare. Check-in: Cave Hotel Saksagan, Okul Sokak No:1, 50180, Goreme, Nevsehir, Turkey Tel. 90 384 271 2165 http://www.cavehotelsaksagan.net. Conf. #:10714274

Day 6 – Wednesday, May 25 Goreme, Cappadocia – Guided tours *Day 7 – Thursday, May26 Goreme – Hot air balloon ride and Guided tours. Check-out (late evening. Take overnight bus to Pamukkale).

Day 8 – Friday, May27 Pamukkale – Guided Tours in/around Pamukkale. (Take late afternoon bus to Selcuk/Izmir).

Day 8 – Friday, May 27 Selcuk – Check-in: Urkmez Hotel, Namik Kemal Cad. No:20 Selcuk 35920, Turkey Tel: 800-568-1972 Conf. #: 10759385

Day 9 – Saturday, May 28 Selcuk – Visit Ephesus and Virgin Mary, take Guided Tour to Izmir it is only 1 hour away. Sabbath

Day 10 – Sunday, May 29 Selcuk – Guided Tour to surrounding towns Check-out (travel to Mamaris by latest bus) *Day 11 – Monday, May 30 Mamaris/Rhodes – Early morning ferry to Rhodes. Check-in: Domus Rodos Hotel, Platonos Street, 2 Rhodes Town 85100, Greece, Rhodes. Tel: 800-246-8357. Conf. #: 16538432491

Day 12 – Tuesday, May 31 Rhodes – Check-out. (Overnight ferry to Santorini).
Day 13 – Wednesday, June 1 Santorini – Guided Tours. Check-in: Fira Blue Horizon, Fira, Thira 84700, Greece. Tel: 800-568-1972 Conf. #: 10760003.

*Day 14 – Thursday, June 2 Santorini – Check-out. Overnight ferry to Athens Day 15 – Friday, June 3 Athens – Check-in: Cosmos Hotel, Vict. Ougo and Psaron 16, Athens, Greece. Tel: 800-246-8357 Conf. #: 16551942578 (Guided tour of Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, etc.) Be prepared to pay extra for breakfast or an Acropolis view. A one-week pass to all the sites and museums along the Unification of Archaeological Sites walkway is a slim 12 euros and the unmissable Acropolis Museum that opened in 2009 is just 5 euros.

Day 16 – Saturday, June 4 Guided tour of Athens Sabbath *Day 17 – Sunday, June 5 Athens – Depart Greece, Olympic Airlines 315 at 8:25 a.m. for Istanbul, Turkey

Day 17 – Sunday, June 5 Depart Istanbul, Turkey on Turkish Airlines flight 011 at 5:15 p.m. for JFK

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