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Turkey: A Journey Through History (2016)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $8,295


From Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul and the volcanic rock "fairy chimneys" of Cappadocia, to a private cruise on the Bosphorus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis, enjoy a journey rich in historical detail.

A&K Advantages

  • Explore Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace in peace, on private visits arranged exclusively for your group by A&K
  • Discover the newly renovated Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum located in Istanbul's Sultanahmet Square
  • Visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, in historic Ephesus
  • Privately cruise the Bosphorus, serenely passing palaces, mansions and gardens along the shore
  • Experience the Cappadocian culture firsthand when you join a local family for tea in their home


Itinerary at a Glance

Turkey: A Journey Through History

Day 1: Arrive Istanbul, Turkey

Day 2: Istanbul | Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, in Private

Day 3: Istanbul/Bodrum | Ancient Arts and Artifacts

Day 4: Bodrum | Shipwrecks and Their Bounty

Day 5: Euromos/Izmir | Temples of Zeus, Apollo and Athena

Day 6: Ephesus | Historic Archaeological Dig

Day 7: Kayseri | Fairy Chimneys and Frescoes

Day 8: Cappadocia | The Ancient Art of Weaving

Day 9: Istanbul | Tea with a Local Family in Their Home

Day 10: Istanbul | Ottoman Architecture and the Grand Bazaar

Day 11: Depart Istanbul

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Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension to Dardanelles & Troy (3 days, from $1,495).

Take This Journey Private | This itinerary is also available as an independent journey, Signature Turkey, with A&K local guides.

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.



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