For this year's International Women's Day (March 8) and Mothers' Day (May 10), the tourism department of Turkey and C World Holidays are jointly conducting tour programs for women from anywhere in the world to Turkey, covering Istanbul and Cappadocia among other destinations.
This is a golden opportunity for women who wish to take a break from their work. Women travelling to Turkey on these days can take advantage of special deals offered by C World Holidays. The offers do not cover the to and fro flight tickets.
The International Women's Day can be celebrated in Istanbul with the arrival Turkey scheduled for March 6. Apart from Istanbul, this package includes world famous sites of Cappadocia and Pamukkale. Other attractions such as the beach resort of Kusadasi, Ephesus and Sirince – renowned for 43 ancient churches including one dedicated to Virgin Mary are also covered. This package also offers cooking class, belly dance, traditional massage etc for women tourists. The normal cost per person for this 10-day tour would be Rs 1,11,630. However, C World is offering the same package for Rs 64,480 to women.
For Mothers' Day in May, C World has a tailor-made package starting from Istanbul. Topkapi Palace and the world famous Blue Mosque are included in sightseeing. Other activities like visit to the handicraft workshops, shopping in the heritage site of spice bazar, cookery classes, fashion shows, and Turkish bath will make the tour more exciting. This 7-day trip normally costs Rs 84,840 per person. C World Holidays is offering this package for a mere Rs 44,540.
These special offers are only for women and not for any male companions, though C World Holidays can arrange such tour at normal rates.
For women holding USA, UK, or Schengen Visas, it will take just a day's paperwork to get travel-ready. Indian women will need to take Turkish Visa as per normal procedures. Presently, the air ticket and visa fee combined costs about Rs 40,000 per person from India.