In Turkey explore Istanbul, the ancient capital of the Ottoman Empire. A city that is determined to protect its ancient past, Istanbul makes for a charming introduction to Turkey with its museums, churches, palaces, mosques, bazaars, and natural beauty. Istanbul is a destination in itself and a city that one might easily explore for days.
Explore Cappadocia and discover the wonders of nature like chimney rocks, formed by volcanic activity, winds, and water and used over the centuries by the first Christians who escaped the violent rule of the Roman Empire. There is no other place like it on Earth, and this geologic wonder will leave you spellbound. Climb aboard a private yacht or “gulet” and discover Turkey by ancient waterways. Explore historic and beautiful cities such as Bodrum, Cokertme, Mersincik Bay, and Ephesus.