From Roman Ruins to Imperial Istanbul

Trip Cost

Prices are for 2018-2019
$5595 (6 members)
$5595 (5 members)
$6195 (4 members)
$6995 (3 members)
$8495 (2 members)
Single supplement: $765
Internal airfare: $515 (subject to change)

Make it Your Trip!

The prices above are for the ready-to-book adventure outlined in this Detailed Itinerary, a popular option that has been handcrafted by our Area Specialists to include the best of every destination. While many travelers choose to book this tour as is, our Area Specialists are also happy to work with you to customize this Private Journey to suit your specific interests and style of travel. We can arrange for longer or shorter stays, or add an extension to additional places of interest. We can even add special activities or customize excursions depending on your interests. We invite you to contact us to discuss your options!


Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.

When to go

January to December

For our Private Journey trips, you choose your own group and your preferred dates—there are no set departure dates. Private Journeys are available to groups as few as two people or as large as you like. Contact us for availability, questions, or to book your adventure!

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: $600
90 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule*

Minimum fee: $250 per person
61-90 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost
46-60 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
45 days or less: 100% of trip cost

*Please note that this differs from our regular catalog departures.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Accommodations in hotels as noted
  • All meals included except 5 dinners
  • Services of expert local guides
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrances to museums and sites as noted
  • Airport transfers as noted
  • Whirling dervish performance, ferry ride on the Bosphorus, thermal pools in Pamukkale

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare, any meals not specified after each itinerary day in the Detailed Itinerary, beverages at restaurants or hotels, any activities described as optional, airport departure taxes, optional tipping or gratuities to staff, additional hotel nights made necessary by airline schedule changes or other factors, pre-trip expenses such as medical immunizations (if any), travel insurance, or passports and visas; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).