10 days
Istanbul, Bergama, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Bursa, Istanbul

Turkey is a country with an incredibly rich history and culture, and its popularity as a destination has never been greater.

Istanbul straddles the line between Europe and Asia, and it brims with remnants of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Around the country, history and myth converge at ancient sites like Troy, Pergamon and Ephesus.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Turkey

  • Day 2: Istanbul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Istanbul

    Stop at the Hippodrome

    Visit Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Blue Mosque

    Visit the Spice Bazaar

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Bosphorus cruise

    Bosphorus cruise

    Take a half-day excursion that includes a cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, the waterway that separates Europe and Asia. Begin your adventure with a visit to a traditional spice market and the Rustem Pasha Mosque, famous for the tomato-red color of its exquisite floral and geometric Iznik tiles. Next, board a two-hour cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, disembarking for a seafood lunch.

  • Day 4: Eceabat • Canakkale • Troy

    Travel to Eceabat

    Take a ferry to Canakkale

    Continue to Troy

    Take a guided tour of Troy

    Continue to Bergama

  • Day 5: Bergama • Kusadasi

    Take a guided tour of Pergamon

    Visit the Pergamon Acropolis

    Travel to Kusadasi

  • Day 6: Kusadasi

    Take a guided excursion to Ephesus

    Visit the House of the Virgin Mary

    Travel to Pamukkale

  • Day 7: Pamukkale

    Take a guided tour of Hierapolis

    Visit Pamukkale Springs

  • Day 8: Bursa

    Travel to Bursa

    Take a tour of Sardis

  • Day 9: Bursa • Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Bursa

    Travel to Istanbul

    Visit the Grand Bazaar

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Turkey

  • Day 2: Istanbul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Istanbul

    Stop at the Hippodrome

    Visit Hagia Sophia

    Visit the Blue Mosque

    Visit the Spice Bazaar

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Bosphorus cruise

    Bosphorus cruise

    Take a half-day excursion that includes a cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, the waterway that separates Europe and Asia. Begin your adventure with a visit to a traditional spice market and the Rustem Pasha Mosque, famous for the tomato-red color of its exquisite floral and geometric Iznik tiles. Next, board a two-hour cruise through the Bosphorus Straits, disembarking for a seafood lunch.

  • Day 4: Eceabat • Canakkale • Troy

    Travel to Eceabat

    Take a ferry to Canakkale

    Continue to Troy

    Take a guided tour of Troy

    Continue to Bergama

  • Day 5: Bergama • Kusadasi

    Take a guided tour of Pergamon

    Visit the Pergamon Acropolis

    Travel to Kusadasi

  • Day 6: Kusadasi

    Take a guided excursion to Ephesus

    Visit the House of the Virgin Mary

    Travel to Pamukkale

  • Day 7: Pamukkale

    Take a guided tour of Hierapolis

    Visit Pamukkale Springs

  • Day 8: Bursa

    Travel to Bursa

    Take a tour of Sardis

  • Day 9: Bursa • Istanbul

    Take a guided tour of Bursa

    Travel to Istanbul

    Visit the Grand Bazaar

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Ferry

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    7 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides

  • Entrances

    Ayasofia; Blue Mosque; Spice Bazaar; Pergamon Acropolis; Ephesus; House of the Virgin Mary; Hierapolis; Pamukkale Springs; Grand Bazaar

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

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