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G.A.P Adventures Introduces New Ways to Experience Turkey

G.A.P Adventures, the world’s leading adventure travel company, is pleased to announce new trips to Turkey.

Toronto, Canada, September 25, 2008 --(PR.com)-- G.A.P Adventures, the world’s leading adventure travel company, is pleased to announce a new package of thrilling and affordable trips to Turkey.

Travellers planning a trip to Turkey may just find it costs less to go on vacation with G.A.P Adventures than to stay at home. For example, for the cost of a dinner at home one could dine out for an entire weekend in Istanbul.

“Turkey is the ultimate fusion of both Eastern and Western traditions, and the popularity of the country as an adventure destination of choice has been steadily increasing for many years,” says Bruce Poon Tip, CEO of G.A.P Adventures. “As such, I am extremely proud to announce a new range of our signature small group adventures that showcase the fascinating history, culture and landscape of this beautiful country.”

G.A.P Adventures is offering its travellers 10% off all new Turkey 2009 trips booked by November 15, 2008 with travel completed by April 30, 2009. When booking, quote promo code: New Trips 2009. G.A.P Adventures’ new Turkey trips include:

Turkey Multi-Sport Trip
Turkey’s rocky, mountainous coastline is perfect for the active adventurer, and with the new 10-day ‘Turkey Multi-Sport Trip’ travellers will hike, bike and paddle through the steep canyons, traditional villages, ancient ruins and olive groves of the Turkish countryside.

Included Highlights:
· A visit to the famous Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Haghia Sophia
· Trekking up to Kayakoy, Kaunos Ruins, a full day hike through typical Turkish villages and a full day cycle excursion of Mugla District
· A boat excursion to Dalyan Delta, Pinara, Saklikent canyon, and Cadyanda, as well as a full day sea kayaking excursion

Price: $959 CAD/$899 USD local payment + 300 euro local payment

For more information: www.gapadventures.com/tour/ETMS

Turkey Explorer
Spend 15 glorious days discovering the treasures, ruins and beaches of Turkey—in style. See surreal landscapes in Cappadocia and Pamukkale, feel the deep spirituality of the Whirling Dervishes and the Haghia Sophia, and explore the incredible ruins in Ephesus.

Included Highlights:
· A tour of the famous Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Haghia Sophia, The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and Ataturk Memoria.
· Travellers can enjoy Turkey’s finest wine during a Cappadocia wine tour and marvel at the subterranean architectural wonder of the underground city of Derinkuyu
· Visit the Whirling Dervish Museum, the famous ancient Greco-Roman sites of Aspendos and Perge, the Chimaera eternal flame. Travellers will also walk through Saklikent Canyon, take a boat excursion on the Dalyan delta, and visit the ruins of Caunos, Pamukkale, Eierapolis & Ephesus.

Price: $1169 CAD/$1099 USD +300 euro local payment

For more information: www.gapadventures.com/tour/ETTE

ANZAC Day Memorial Tour
G.A.P Adventures is offering an 8-day ANZAC Day Memorial Tour to Gallipoli. On this limited edition trip, travellers will visit the ancient ruins of Ephesus, see the Pamukkale formations and tour the Gallipoli Peninsula, site of the infamous WWI battle, experiencing a dawn service commemorating the Battle of Gallipoli/Canakkale.

Included Highlights:
· Be moved by the ANZAC Day dawn service, commemorating the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915, that still attracts thousands of people from around the world every year
· Travellers will head to the Gallipoli peninsula to visit the historical WWI site, and learn more of the tragic history this peninsula on a guided tour
· Along the way, take in the legendary Ruins of Troy, the fascinating Ruins of Ephesus, the Ancient Hierapolis tour and an Ayvalik boat cruise

Price: $799 CAD/$749 USD + 200 euro local payment

For more information: www.gapadventures.com/tour/ETAD

Visit www.gapadventures.com/new to see all of G.A.P Adventures’ brand new trips to Turkey. *Trips listed are before discount, land only and do not include international airfare.

About G.A.P Adventures
G.A.P Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 85,000 global travelers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G.A.P Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gapadventures.com and www.planeterra.org.

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Kira Zack