Where Continents Meet and Adventure is Born.
The traditional gateway between Europe and Asia, Turkey offers a fascinating blend of Eastern and Western cultures. Great modern cities such as Istanbul invite newcomers to explore colorful markets and iconic buildings such as the Aya Sofya, one of the Byzantine Empire’s great churches and then one of Islam’s most enduring symbols. Ancient centers such as Ankara offer the chance to explore ancient cultures in the old Roman and Ottoman quarters, while the famed cities of Troy and Cappadocia offer a glimpse back in time when this was one of the region’s ancient superpowers. Add to this crossroads of Asia and Europe constant opportunities to sample one of the world's great cuisines and you have an adventure destination that combines the best of both worlds.
Discovery Adventures in Turkey
- 9 Days
Standing in the heart of Istanbul, you realize just how much history and beauty Turkey has to offer. Marvel at the Byzantine masterpiece of the Aya Sofya and take in the symmetry of the Blue Mosque. Travel across this ancient land and encounter Cappadocia’s incredible fairy chimneys and its otherworldly landscape. Bask in history as you walk through the incredibly preserved Roman ruins of Ephesus. Your handpicked guide will take the hassle out of planning and leave you free to savour the ancient treasures of Turkey.
- Istanbul Literally straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul boasts the wealth, art and cultural achievements of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.
- Göreme Open-air Museum Decorated with frescoes and reworked into remarkable chapels by the devout, incredible fairy chimneys (rock formations) of this region must be seen to be believed.
- Troy Long thought to be lost to legend, when 19th-century archeologists uncovered the ruins of antiquity’s most famous city they created history and made real a myth.