Treasures of Turkey: The Lost Worlds of Anatolia


Explore the lost worlds of Turkey as you travel from Gaziantep, one of the oldest continually inhabited cities, to Mt. Nemrut, known for its incredible mountain-top statues and temples, and Cappadocia, an evocative region of sculpted rock formations.

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 Istanbul's famous Blue Mosque with its six minarets  The landscape of Cappadocia. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Cappadocia balloon ride. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Cappadocia balloon ride. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Houses in Tufa Hillsides in Cappadocia. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Istanbul's Grand Bazaar. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Istanbul's Hagia Sophia  Istanbul's Hagia Sophia. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Pavillion entrance, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul  Istanbul's waterfront. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Istanbul's Hagia Sophia. Credit: Amy Kotkin  Giant sculptures of Mt. Nemrut  Spices in a Turkish bazaar  Interior of the Blue Mosque, Istanbul
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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

This is the second organized tour I've been on... this group was friendly, intelligent, curious, and fun to be with. Also, the itinerary and program were much more informative and in-depth than any self-guided trip I could have planned and took us to places I'd never have dreamed of going. 


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Divan Hotel, Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

The luxurious new Divan Istanbul (scheduled to open in early 2011) stands on the site of the "old" Divan Hotel in Taksim Square, the heart of the city's social, cultural, and business life and close to shops and restaurants. Blending traditional Turkish architecture and cultural accents with contemporary amenities and service, the 228-room Divan has two restaurants, patisserie, fitness center, spa with massage and beauty treatments, and indoor swimming pool. Well-appointed guest rooms feature all contemporary amenities.

Number of nights: 3

Divan Gaziantep

Gaziantep, Turkey

This brand new 125-room property (opened in December 2013) is located just outside the city, approximately 2.5 miles from Gaziantep's historic city center. The hotel has a restaurant, lounge, and bakery along with spa, fitness center, and indoor swimming pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, coffee and tea maker, TV, phone, and complimentary internet access.

Number of nights: 2

Hilton Garden Inn

Urfa, Turkey

Opened in 2011, this contemporary hotel, built in the traditional architectural style of the region, is located in the historic city center and within walking distance of shopping areas. The hotel features one restaurant, lounge, internet access, laundry and dry cleaning services, fitness center, and heated pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, safe deposit box, refrigerator, coffee and tea maker, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Bozdogan Hotel, Adiyaman

Adiyaman, Turkey

Conveniently located in Adiyaman's city center, the 78-room Bozdogan Hotel features two restaurants, two bars, lounge, Internet access, gift shop, salon, laundry and dry cleaning services, garden, fitness center with sauna and Turkish bath, and outdoor pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dyer, in-room safe, mini-bar, TV, phone, and private balcony. Please note that while this is the best hotel available in this more remote region, you will find the level of quality and service here lower than at other sites on your tour.

Number of nights: 1

Uchisar Kaya Hotel

Uchisar, Turkey

Located in the town center of Uchisar, close to shops and restaurants, the 73-room Uchisar Kaya Hotel is carved from the rocks of Cappadocia. The hotel offers several restaurants, a bar, Fitness Center, sauna, Turkish bath, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and outstanding views of Cappadocia's Goreme Valley. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Hilton Ankara, Ankara

Ankara, Turkey

This modern tower hotel in the center of the city offers a host of amenities including a restaurant and two bars, Fitness Center, Turkish bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, shopping center, beauty salon, Internet access, safe deposit boxes, and indoor pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, tea- and coffee-making facilities, mini-bar, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2