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Turkey: A Journey Through History (2017)

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

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $7,695

Savor a land rich in historical detail, as you privately tour Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, explore historic Ephesus and view the "fairy chimneys" in Cappadocia, where you sit down to tea with a local family.

A&K Advantages

  • Discover the rich and diverse historical landscape of Turkey, exploring exotic Istanbul as well as archaeological wonders that date from ancient Greece to the Ottoman Empire
  • Explore Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace in the serenity of private visits arranged exclusively for your group by A&K
  • Visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis 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 & Topkapi Palace, in Private

Day 3: Istanbul/Bodrum | Ancient Arts & Artifacts

Day 4: Bodrum | Shipwrecks & Their Bounty

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

Day 6: Ephesus | Historic Archaeological Dig

Day 7: Kayseri | Fairy Chimneys & 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 & 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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