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A welcome reception, symposium dinner, an accompanying persons' program, and pre/post-symposium tours to Cappadocia, Ephesus & Pamukkale, Antalya will be arranged.

Arrival and Departure:

The taxi service from the Airport to The Marmara Hotel and other hotels is available at all hours and a cost of approximately US$ 15, one way, in day time (double charge after midnight). The distance is about 25 km. All the hotels are at the downtown district called Taksim Square (click for a simple map of the district).

The Marmara Hotel
(5 Star)
Taksim Square
Taksim / Istanbul
Tel:+90 212 251 46 96
Fax:+90 212 244 05 09

Taksim Square Hotel
(4 Star)
Siraselviler Str. No:15
Taksim / Istanbul
Tel:+90 212 292 64 40
Fax:+90 212 292 64 49
Cartoon Hotel
(4 Star)
Tarlabasi Blvd. Corbaci
Str. No: 36 / 38
Taksim / Istanbul
Tel:+90 212 238 93 28
Fax:+90 212 238 52 01

Germir Palas Hotel
(4 Star)
Cumhuriyet Str. No:17
Taksim / Istanbul
Tel:+90 212 361 11 10
Fax:+90 212 361 10 70

The Tourism Agency, PAMFILYA, will on request, meet participants arriving at Istanbul Airport, but the cost can be higher than that of a taxi. If you require Pamfilya’s service with assistance, you must use the Travel Schedule in the Registration Form (html, doc, pdf) to advise the ICHMT Secretariat well in advance about your flight schedule, complete with date and time of your arrival and the name of the airline. PAMFILYA will provide transportation to and from the airport directly to The Marmara Hotel.

Private transfer rates: (one way and per person) Private transfer rates: (one way and per person)

1 person 35.-USD
2 persons 18.-USD
3 persons 14.-USD
4-9 persons 12.-USD
10-15 persons 10.-USD
16-20 persons 8.-USD

A representative of PAMFILYA Travel Agency will be present at the hotel. Travel Agency:

Kore Sehitleri Cad. Kaya Aldogan Sok. No.7/1
80300 Z.kuyu/Istanbul
Tel:+90-212-274 38 40/4 lines
Fax:+90-212-274 38 44

Send the Registration Form (html, doc, pdf) , including the registration fee and room charge for the whole duration of your stay, to ICHMT Secretariat.

Accompanying Persons' Program:

Info Meeting with Spouses and Partners:

Monday, June 21, 10:00 A.M. at The Marmara Hotel. Place will be announced on the PAMFILYA bulletin board near the registration desk. The details of excursions will be given during the meeting.


    US $
Monday, June 21

14:00 - 18:00

Sadberk Hanim Museum tea/coffee break at a Kiosk & Ortakoy


14:00 - 18:00

Turkish handi crafts tour in the old City & shopping

Tuesday, June 22


Spice Bazaar &Bosphorus Cruise By regular boat

Wednesday, June 23

13:00 - 18:00

Hippodrome & Blue Mosque, Topkapi Museum & St. Sophia and Covered Bazaar Incld. Lunch at a local rest.


NB: There will be no symposium presentation Wednesday afternoon

Thursday, June 24

14:00 - 18:00

Basilica Cistern, Kariye Museum, Eyup and tea/coffee break at Pier Loti Cafe



Princess Island tour incl lunch & regular ferry & Island tour by horse driven carriages


NOTE: " In the fullday tours lunches are included, beverages are not included. All tours with deluxe vehicles & professional guide assistance (in English). The tours will be operated with a minimum number of 8 participants."

Pre/Post-Symposium Tours:

Send the reservation form for pre/post-symposium tours (html, doc, pdf) to PAMFILYA before May 10, 2004


Per person in double occupancy

$ 190

Single supplement

$ + 42

Day 1:
Catch the 18:30 Istanbul/Kayseri flight. On arrival at 19:55 you will be met and assisted at the Kayseri airport and transfered to your hotel for dinner & overnight.

Day 2:
Whole day visit the underground cities of Derinkuyu or Kaymakli, Goreme open air musuem, Uchisar, Avanos. Lunch at a local restauarant. After dinner at the hotel guests will be guided to one of the cave restauarants for foklore & show.

Day 3: Monday, October 20
After breakfast at the hotel guests will visit the Mustafapasa, Keslik Monastery, Soganli village and churches. Lunch will be taken at a local restaurant.
18:00 transfer to Kayseri airport for KAYSERI/IST flight leaving at 19.25 hrs.

Rates include:
- 2 nights accommodation at good 4* hotels on breakfast&dinner basis
- Roundtrip transfers
- Entrence fees
- Professional guide assistance
- Delux vehicle with A/C
- 2 Lunhes at local restauarants
- Show and 2 drinks

Rates exclude:
- Personal expenses
- Beverages at meals
- Domestic flight fares IST/KAYSERI/IST
- Present rate for roundtrip is 200.-USD (subject to change for 2004)


Per person in double occupancy

$ 295

Single supplement

$ + 40

Day 1:
Morning flight to Izmir. Guests will be met at the Izmir airport and transfered to Kusadasi. After check-in the hotel they will start their tours. First they will visit Ephesus, ancient Roman capital of Asia Minor including the largest theatre in Anatolia, Odenon and the Library of Celsus. Continue to visit the Shrine of the Virgin Mary on Panaghia Kapulu Mountain where it is believed that she spent her last years of her life. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 2:
Kusadasi/Pamukkale (ca 2 hrs drive) After breakfast at the hotel drive to Pamukkale, a miraculos site, unique and world famous for its fascinating formation of white petrified cascades. The site today is a fine spa-center with its natural therapeutic mineral pools. Nearby is the ancient Hierapolis where stands a magnificent theatre and the temple of Apollo. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in the hotel

Day 3:

After breakfast at the hotel departure to Izmir airport for noon flight.

Rates include:
- Roundtrip transfers
- 2 nights accommodations at 4* hotels on breakfast & dinner basis.
- Entrence fees
- 2 lunches

Rates exclude:
- Personal extras
- Domestic flights IST/IZM/IST present rate is 200.-USD/PP and subject to change for 2004


Per person in double occupancy

$ 200

Single supplement

$ + 40

Day 1:
Morning flight to Antalya. Meet and assist at the Antalya airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. Then visit the Archaeological Museum, with remains from the Paleolithic Age to Ottoman times, offering a glimpse of the area's rich history. Then drive to the west to visit an important city of ancient Pamphylia, Perge, originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 B:C: St. Paul preached some of his first sermons here. Then visit Aspendos, the best preserved theater of antiquity, with seating for 15,000. Still used today, the theater's galleries, stage decorations and acoustics all testify the architect's success. Dinner& overnight in a 4* hotel.

Day 2:
After breakfast at the hotel you will have a pleasant boat tour from Kemer and visit antique Phaselis which once was a major commercial center. Guests will be able to swim. Lunch on board. Dinner & overnight at 4* hotel.

Day 3:

Morning transfer to Antalya airport.

Rates include:
- Roundtrip transfer with assistance
- 2 nights accommodation at good 4* hotel on HB basis
- All entrance fees
- 2 Lunches

Rates exclude:
- Personal extras
- Domestic flight fares. Present rate IST/AYT/IST is 200.-USD
- Beverages at meals

ISTANBUL extension hotel rates:
4* centrally located/PP in double occupancy 45.-USD
sng suppl. +20.-USD

General Conditions for Post-Symposium Tours


Booking deadline is May 10, 2004. Please send 50% of the tour price to PAMFILYA. Upon receipt of the reservation form for pre-post symposium tours (html, doc, pdf) and your payment before May 10, 2004, your booking will be confirmed by PAMFILYA.


In case of cancellations made by participants after May 10, 2004 USD 20.-/Per person handling charge will be deducted and the remainder of the deposit will be refunded by PAMFILYA.


The tours will be operated with minimum 8 persons. Below that number, a new tour price according to the number of requests will be announced after May 10 2004. If the new tour price will not be accepted by the participants, the tour will be cancelled, USD 20.- per person handling charge will be deducted which may be used as credit for other excursions, and the remainder of the deposit will be refunded by PAMFILYA.


PAMFILYA can provide additional services before and/or after the tours provided that requests are made well in advance, preferably together with the tour booking. Please contact PAMFILYA for any other touristic services such as car rentals, international tickets, hotel reservations, yachting, special-interest tours and private tours.

Koresehitleri Cad. Kaya Aldogan Sok.No.7/1
80300 Z.kuyu/Istanbul/TURKEY
Phone: +90-212- 274 38 40/4 lines
Fax: +90-212- 274 38 44
Email: femre@pamfilya.com.tr
URL: www.pamfilya.com.tr