Istanbul Pre-Cruise Option
The only city in the world that naturally bridges two continents, Istanbul is a fitting prelude to your Black Sea odyssey. Experience Istanbul’s legendary beauty at sunset during a private cruise on the Bosphorus Strait, and enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site landmark Topkapi Palace, the seat of the Ottoman government and home to the Sultan’s legendary harem. Visit the Kariye Museum to see the world‑renowned collection of fine mosaics and frescoes; and the Istanbul Spice Market, once the largest trading venue in the medieval world. This special two‑night option features accommodations in the deluxe Grand Hyatt Istanbul.
This Pre-Cruise Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.
Cappadocia Post-Cruise Option
Inland Turkey holds one of nature’s most captivating treasures, the otherworldly landscape of Cappadocia, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Fly to the heart of Anatolia, the enchanting world of volcanic rock formations and spectacularly colored valleys. Visit 2,000‑year‑old rock‑hewn villages and learn about the region’s distinctive culture and attend a performance by the famous whirling dervishes. Accommodations will be for two nights in the deluxe Cappadocia Cave Resort, in the National Park of Göreme, and one night in the comfortable Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel.
This Post-Cruise Option is available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.