#DRIVETOTURKEY - FROM KARACHI WITH ♥

Who doesn't love long scenic drives. But what if you can drive your own car through beautiful terrains, twisting roads, mountains, meadows & lakes. Seems like a dream? The dream is about to come true. For the first time ever, Karachi Gliding Club brings you the opportunity to take one hell of a road trip from Karachi to Istanbul stopping by the historical cities of Bam, Yazd, Mashhad, Isfahan, Tehran, Tabriz, Cappadocia, Konya, Antalya, Izmir, Ankara & Istanbul!

After Great Success of our 1st Drive to Turkey Expedition, 2nd #DrivetoTurkey Expedition 2017 - Pakistan-Iran-Turkey Friendship Drive - An Epic Adventure Is Planned to Start in July 2017, Spanning Across 35-40 days, 12,000+ km, 15-20 Vehicles, 10+ Cities & Unlimited Fun + Adventure! So are you In?

The Route Map

Trip Itinerary & Details

How to Signup?

FEE/PACKAGE PER VEHICLE
1 Person2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
 Single OccupancyDouble SharingDouble Sharing + Mattress2nd Room2nd Room with Double Sharing2nd Room with Double Sharing + Mattress
Club MembershipRs. 100,000Rs. 100,000Rs. 100,000Rs. 100,000Rs. 100,000Rs. 100,000
Management FeeRs. 25,000Rs. 50,000Rs. 75,000Rs. 100,000Rs. 125,000Rs. 150,000
Carnet de PassageRs. 30,000Rs. 30,000Rs. 30,000Rs. 30,000Rs. 30,000Rs. 30,000
Int'l Driving LicenseRs. 2000Rs. 4000Rs. 6000Rs. 8000Rs. 10,000Rs. 12,000
Visa Processing FeeRs. 15,000Rs. 30,000Rs. 45,000Rs. 60,000Rs. 75,000Rs. 90,000
Accommodation ExpenseRs. 300,000Rs. 300,000Rs. 450,000Rs. 600,000Rs. 600,000 Rs. 700,000
Total CostRs. 472,000Rs. 514,000Rs. 706,000Rs. 898,000Rs. 940,000 Rs. 1,082,000
Cost per HeadRs. 472,000Rs. 257,000Rs. 235,000Rs. 225,000Rs. 190,000 Rs. 180,000
* Above charges are for persons or family sharing 1 car and maximum hotel room sharing
* For children aged 5 years and below, hoteling charges & management fee are waived off - only visa charges are applicable. For children aged between 6 to 10 years, there will be a 50% off in hoteling & trip management charges
* Cost per head for pool-in participants not bringing their own car is Rs. 315,000 +/- and includes car, fuel & driver from Karachi Gliding Club
* Above charges are subject to change depending upon itinerary adjustments prior to departure
* Participants may opt to carry out their own hoteling expenses, packages without hoteling shall be as follows:

2 Persons ... Rs. 110,000 / head
3 Persons ... Rs. 85,500 / head
4 Persons ... Rs. 75,000 / head
5 Persons ... Rs. 70,000 / head
6 Persons ... Rs. 65,000 / head
Pool In ......... Rs. 150,000 / head

* Pool-In participants can also make the trip for a shorter duration and opt to fly out from Istanbul to Karachi on 20th day of the trip, in such case, following packages will be applicable:

Package 1 ... Rs. 250,000 / head (including Istanbul to Karachi air ticket)
Package 2 ... Rs. 200,000 / head (without air ticket)
Package 3 ... Rs. 150,000 / head (without air ticket & without hoteling)

* Rs. 10,000 non-refundable (but adjustable) application fee per vehicle/family to be paid upfront for expression of interest in this drive along with copies of relevant documents & other information to start processing the application
* Only 15 cars shall be selected exclusively to participate in this drive. Members shall be evaluated carefully since this drive represents Pakistan's image internationally
* Club membership fee, carnet de passage fee, international driving license fee & visa processing fee is payable after processing of initial application to confirm your registration for this drive. Management charges along with remainder amount to be paid 30 days prior to departure
* Breakfasts are included in the package. Rest of the meals have to be carried out by participants themselves
* Above charges do not include fuel expenses or toll taxes
* Above charges do not include refundable security deposit for issuance of Carnet de Passage which shall be evaluated for each vehicle separately depending upon its market value
* Initial application fee, carnet de passage fee, visa processing charges, international driving license fee & club's membership fee are non-refundable
* Terms & conditions apply and shall be shared with participants upon final confirmation

In order to register for this expedition, follow the steps below:

1. Decide your group size & choose an appropriate package from above
2. Fill up the signup form on this page
3. Deposit initial application fee of Rs. 10,000 to the bank account mentioned below
4. Email / SMS us after funds deposit for receiving your confirmation
5. Email us scan of Vehicle Registration Documents, NICs, Passports & Driving Licenses of all accompanying persons
6. We'll send your information to the relevant ministries & embassy for an initial approval
7. Upon approval, submit your club membership fee, carnet de passage fee, visa processing charges & international driving license fee
8. We'll get your Visas, Carnet de Passage and International Driving Licenses issued from relevant authorities
9. Once everything's complete, submit your remainder payment at least 30 days prior to the drive's commencement. Attend our opening ceremony & you're good to go!

Bank Details:

Account Title: Karachi Gliding Club
Account No.: 1220-79003635-03
Bank Name: Habib Bank Ltd

Fine Print / Terms & Conditions

• Every member must keep his/her CNIC & Passport at all times.
• Every member must adhere to and follow the law of the land at all times during the expedition.
• Each vehicle participating in the drive must meet the fitness criteria specified by the club.
• Members must report 30 mins before departure time at every planned departure.
• Members must behave ethically with his/her fellow group members, otherwise Karachi Gliding Club can cancel his/her membership or trip at any time.
• KGC is not responsible for personal injuries and accidents.
• KGC is not responsible for loss of any kind of valuable item.
• No refunds shall be made in case a member leaves the trip during the event.
• No refunds shall be made in case of a natural disaster or any unforeseen circumstance beyond human control including but not limited to rains, storms, land sliding, accident, flat tyres, engine failure or other vehicle mal-function during the trip e.t.c.
• Management fee is 100% refundable upon cancellation 45 days before departure, 50% refundable upon cancellation 15 days before departure and 0% refundable upon cancellation less than 15 days days before departure.
• Hoteling expenses are 100% refundable upon cancellation 30 days before departure, 50% refundable upon cancellation 15 days before departure and 0% refundable upon cancellation less than 15 days before the departure date.
• All charges except initial application fee, club membership fee, visa charges, carnet de passage fee and international driving license fee are fully refundable if the event is cancelled by KGC before commencement.
• KGC can cancel booking at any time.
• KGC can change terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
• Personal weapons/drugs are strictly prohibited.
• Carrying drugs in certain states especially in Iran may be punishable by death.