About this trip
The adventure begins in Istanbul, Turkey’s crown jewel city. Immerse yourself in its bustling bazaars, mesmerizing architecture and vibrant cultural life. We will learn about the battles fought in Turkey by visiting Gallipoli, Dardanelles, and Canakkale, before exploring Troy and Pergamum and the relics left over from the Trojan War. Continue to Izmir - a beautiful city on Turkey’s Aegean coast before visiting the ancient city of Ephesus. Head to Bodrum, a gateway to the spectacular Turkish Riviera, the city of Bodrum is home to one of the ancient wonders of the world; Whether it is history, leisure, culture or cuisine that you are after, Bodrum has something for everybody. Continue to the white limestone cascades of Pamukkale and spend a relaxing afternoon by the Mediterranean as we take in the rich history of Antalya and Perge. We will have the opportunity to explore Cappadocia, the land of Fairy Chimneys, and learn about the Anatolian Civilization in Ankara before traveling back to Istanbul.