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The Best of Turkey: A Journey by Land and Gulet

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Program #18761RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Equipment Requirements
Comfortable walking shoes, hat

Itinerary for May 27 — Jun 12, 2013

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Day One: Monday, May 27 - Departure
Evening: Overnight flight.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel is located on walking distance to the central commercial and business district of Ankara. "Ulus" the old city centre, museums, the popular entertainment district are also within easy reach of the hotel. The hotel is located across the nice view park.

Contact info:
Ziya Gokalp Bulvari No: 58
Cankaya
Ankara, Turkey
phone: + 444 3829
web: hilton.com.tr/en/Doubletree-Ankara/default.aspx

Facility amenities: Warm welcome with the signature of DoubleTree Chocolate chip Cookie at Check in Neutrogena Bath Amenities 5 Meeting Room, 1 Ballroom High speed internet access (Wireless Internet) Business Center Spa & Wellness Center Roxanne Restaurant & Bar, Park Restaurant & Lounge, Cafe Del Habanos

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please contact Baltac Tours.
Prices depend on season and availability. For your inquiries please contact with Baltac Tours; info@baltactours.com


Day Two: Tuesday, May 28 - Arrival, Welcome and Overview
Afternoon: Arrival. At the end of the afternoon, program overview and welcome in the hotel.

Dinner: Welcome dinner in the hotel.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Double Tree Hilton Ankara

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The Yunak Evleri is a cave hotel typical of the region, where some caves date from as early as the 6th century AD. The rooms, with a balcony or patio, are carved from the rock, and are tastefully decorated with modern amenities.

Contact info:
Yunak Mahallesi
Cappadocia, 50400 Turkey
phone: +90 384 341-6920
web: www.yunak.com

Room amenities: Non-allergenic beds, direct-dial phone, hair dryer, private bathroom with shower, heat, safety deposit box, CD player, mini-bar, teakettle.

Facility amenities: Reading room, library, internet connection.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Three: Wednesday, May 29 - Modern Versus Ancient Turkey
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: A professor from Bilkent University presents modern Turkey before an expert-led visit of the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations for a visit that introduces the ancient civilizations of Turkey. Walk to the Mausoleum of Atatürk. The mausoleum's museum provides insight to the history of modern Turkey and the personality of Atatürk.

Lunch: In a restaurant in the old city.

Afternoon: Depart to Urgup, in Nevsehir Province - the region referred to as “Cappadocia” - a landscape of spectacular pillar formations.

Dinner: In the hotel.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Yunak Evleri

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The Yunak Evleri is a cave hotel typical of the region, where some caves date from as early as the 6th century AD. The rooms, with a balcony or patio, are carved from the rock, and are tastefully decorated with modern amenities.

Contact info:
Yunak Mahallesi
Cappadocia, 50400 Turkey
phone: +90 384 341-6920
web: www.yunak.com

Room amenities: Non-allergenic beds, direct-dial phone, hair dryer, private bathroom with shower, heat, safety deposit box, CD player, mini-bar, teakettle.

Facility amenities: Reading room, library, internet connection.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Thursday, May 30 - Through the Countryside in the magical formations...
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Visit an underground city, an incredible example of man's ability to adapt nature for the basic needs of shelter and survival.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant carved out of the rock

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Your choice to explore local fare.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Yunak Evleri

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: The Yunak Evleri is a cave hotel typical of the region, where some caves date from as early as the 6th century AD. The rooms, with a balcony or patio, are carved from the rock, and are tastefully decorated with modern amenities.

Contact info:
Yunak Mahallesi
Cappadocia, 50400 Turkey
phone: +90 384 341-6920
web: www.yunak.com

Room amenities: Non-allergenic beds, direct-dial phone, hair dryer, private bathroom with shower, heat, safety deposit box, CD player, mini-bar, teakettle.

Facility amenities: Reading room, library, internet connection.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Five: Friday, May 31 - Cappadocia, Miracle of Nature
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Visit Goreme Open Air Museum, a monastic center dating from the early period of Christianity, where the roots of Eastern Monasticism were established. View 1,000-year-old rock-cut churches, decorated with exquisite frescoes.

Lunch: Lunch on your own

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: At a local restaurant in Urgup.

Evening: Attend a Whirling Dervish performance at a restored 13th-century caravanserai, a resting stop along the Silk Road.

Lodging: Yunak Evleri

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hilton Garden Inn Konya hotel, is a modern business hotel designed in perfect harmony with the folklore and traditions of the Anatolian city of Konya and is located next to the Mevlana Culture Center and within walking distance of a range of shopping and business districts.

Contact info:
Aziziye Mahallesi, Kislaonu Sokak No:4
Konya, 42020 Turkey
phone: +0911 0332 221 60 00
web: hilton.com.tr/en/Hilton-Garden-Inn-Konya/default.aspx

Room amenities: TV and complimentary wired and wireless internet access.

Facility amenities: 24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Baggage Storage, Bar Area, Coin Laundry, Foreign Currency Exchange, Room Service, Safety Deposit Box.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Saturday, June 01 - Sufism and the Whirling Dervishes
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Depart to Konya. En route, visit Sultanhani, the best-preserved caravanserai, an ancient "camel motel" on the Silk Road

Lunch: At a local restaurant in Konya.

Afternoon: Visit the Mausoleum of Rumi, the founder of the mystical sect of Whirling Dervishes. In the late afternoon, a discussion on Rumi and Sufism is led by a local Sufi leader.

Dinner: At the hotel

Evening: Optional visit to active Sufi dergah, a meeting place for Sufis, and meet and converse with Sufis of Konya.

Lodging: Hilton Garden Inn Konya

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Contact info:
Sakip Sabanci Bulvari
Konyaalti Sahili
Antalya, 07050 Turkey
phone: +90 242 249 49 49
web: http://www.rixos.com/en/rixos-downtown-antalya-hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Sunday, June 02 - Aspendos and Perge, two most important cities of ...
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Drive across the lush Taurus Mountains to Antalya.

Lunch: In a restaurant en route.

Afternoon: Visit Aspendos, the best-preserved Roman theater from the second century and Perge, an important Greek-Roman city in Pamphylia.

Dinner: At the hotel

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Rixos Downtown Antalya

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Step aboard an exclusively chartered gulet for a four-night cruise. Constructed of teak and oak, the gulet is a motorized sailing vessel unique to Turkey. A maximum of 18 Road Scholars are accommodated in twin-bedded cabins with private toilet and shower. Observation sundecks fore and aft provide ample room for relaxing underway. Meals aboard are prepared with fresh ingredients and feature typical Turkish cuisine, and are served in both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gulet has a crew of at least three: captain, cook and deckhand(s). As there is no telephone service aboard the gulet, the telephone number provided, in case of emergency, is the Program Provider's office.

Contact info:
100/1 Mesrutiyet Cad
Istanbul, 34430 Turkey
phone: +90 532 284-2552
Room amenities: Comfortable twin cabins with modern, private facilities and hot water.

Facility amenities: Air conditioning, a variety of water sport equipment, and deck chairs.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Eight: Monday, June 03 - Begin Turquoise Coast Cruise
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Depart to Cayagzi. En route, visit Phaselis, a beautiful Greek-Roman city on the Mediterranean.

Lunch: In a restaurant en route.

Afternoon: Visit Myra, the birthplace of St. Nicholas. Then, board a Turkish gulet in Cayagzi for the four-night cruise. Cruise to Kekova Island and its unique Sunken City, now 10 feet below the water's surface. Ancient amphoras and other ruins on the sea bottom can be seen as you slowly motor above the ruins of the city by dinghy. On the mainland, hike up through the charming village of Kale (ancient Simena) to its citadel. At its summit, enjoy the sunset views over the bay.

Dinner: Aboard the gulet.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Exclusively Chartered Gulet (yacht)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Step aboard an exclusively chartered gulet for a four-night cruise. Constructed of teak and oak, the gulet is a motorized sailing vessel unique to Turkey. A maximum of 18 Road Scholars are accommodated in twin-bedded cabins with private toilet and shower. Observation sundecks fore and aft provide ample room for relaxing underway. Meals aboard are prepared with fresh ingredients and feature typical Turkish cuisine, and are served in both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gulet has a crew of at least three: captain, cook and deckhand(s). As there is no telephone service aboard the gulet, the telephone number provided, in case of emergency, is the Program Provider's office.

Contact info:
100/1 Mesrutiyet Cad
Istanbul, 34430 Turkey
phone: +90 532 284-2552
Room amenities: Comfortable twin cabins with modern, private facilities and hot water.

Facility amenities: Air conditioning, a variety of water sport equipment, and deck chairs.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Nine: Tuesday, June 04 - Discover Kas
Breakfast: Aboard the gulet.

Morning: Cruise to Kas, a small resort town. Free Time to explore the town.

Lunch: Your choice to explore local fare.

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Aboard the gulet.

Evening: At leisure. Discuss current events with your Study Leader.

Lodging: Exclusively Chartered Gulet (yacht)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Step aboard an exclusively chartered gulet for a four-night cruise. Constructed of teak and oak, the gulet is a motorized sailing vessel unique to Turkey. A maximum of 18 Road Scholars are accommodated in twin-bedded cabins with private toilet and shower. Observation sundecks fore and aft provide ample room for relaxing underway. Meals aboard are prepared with fresh ingredients and feature typical Turkish cuisine, and are served in both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gulet has a crew of at least three: captain, cook and deckhand(s). As there is no telephone service aboard the gulet, the telephone number provided, in case of emergency, is the Program Provider's office.

Contact info:
100/1 Mesrutiyet Cad
Istanbul, 34430 Turkey
phone: +90 532 284-2552
Room amenities: Comfortable twin cabins with modern, private facilities and hot water.

Facility amenities: Air conditioning, a variety of water sport equipment, and deck chairs.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Ten: Wednesday, June 05 - Kalkan, Xanthos and the Educational System
Breakfast: Aboard the gulet.

Morning: Cruise to Kalkan. Explore the town independently. Depart for Xanthos.

Lunch: At a local restaurant during excursion

Afternoon: Explore Xanthos, the capital city of the Lycian Empire. At a local primary school, learn about the education system of Turkey and attend class with children.

Dinner: Aboard the gulet.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Exclusively Chartered Gulet (yacht)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: Step aboard an exclusively chartered gulet for a four-night cruise. Constructed of teak and oak, the gulet is a motorized sailing vessel unique to Turkey. A maximum of 18 Road Scholars are accommodated in twin-bedded cabins with private toilet and shower. Observation sundecks fore and aft provide ample room for relaxing underway. Meals aboard are prepared with fresh ingredients and feature typical Turkish cuisine, and are served in both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The gulet has a crew of at least three: captain, cook and deckhand(s). As there is no telephone service aboard the gulet, the telephone number provided, in case of emergency, is the Program Provider's office.

Contact info:
100/1 Mesrutiyet Cad
Istanbul, 34430 Turkey
phone: +90 532 284-2552
Room amenities: Comfortable twin cabins with modern, private facilities and hot water.

Facility amenities: Air conditioning, a variety of water sport equipment, and deck chairs.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Eleven: Thursday, June 06 - Gemiler Island
Breakfast: Aboard the gulet.

Morning: Cruise to Gemiler Island.

Lunch: Aboard the gulet.

Afternoon: Relax aboard the gulet or choose either a hike to the top of the island to explore its ruins, or to Kayakoy, a now-abandoned village used during the "Exchange of Citizens" between Greece and Turkey in the 1920s. There, learn more about the history of the village and talk to some locals from a nearby village that was inhabited by Turks sent from Greece.

Dinner: Aboard the gulet.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Exclusively Chartered Gulet (yacht)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Contact info:
AKYAR MEVKİİ NO:5
Aydin, Turkey
phone: +0 256 6183266
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Twelve: Friday, June 07 - Travel to Selcuk
Breakfast: Aboard the gulet.

Morning: Cruise to Gocek and disembark the gulet. Travel to Selcuk, near Ephesus.

Lunch: At a local carpet weaving center

Afternoon: Hear a lecture on the centuries old craft of hand-made Turkish carpets and silk production at a local carpet center. Opportunity for a hands-on trial of carpet weaving.Visit a local carpet manufacturing center and learn about the art of Turkish carpets. During this in-depth visit with the women weavers, share tea and coffee and learn about their lives, families and work.

Dinner: Arrive in Kismet Hotel, located in the center of Kusadasi. Dinner at the hotel.

Evening: Enjoy the ambiance of your unique accommodations.

Lodging: Charisma Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Contact info:
AKYAR MEVKİİ NO:5
Aydin, Turkey
phone: +0 256 6183266
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Thirteen: Saturday, June 08 - Ephesus, the Jewel of Asia Minor
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Begin with a lecture on the Graffiti of Ephesus delivered by a British professor of antiquities. Discover the ruins of Ephesus, the jewel of Greek-Roman cities and capital of Asia Minor. Explore the Terrace Houses, once inhabited by the wealthy Ephesians.

Lunch: In a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit the Museum of Ephesus in the town of Selcuk to gain a deeper understanding of the ruins of Ephesus and to see the magnificent artifacts unearthed during the excavations.

Dinner: Your choice to explore local fare.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Charisma Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Armada hotel is centrally located in the old city of Istanbul, on the city's historical peninsula. It is surrounded by the ancient city walls and is within walking distance and has views of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Open since 1994, the building was constructed on the site of a series of row houses which were built for the marine soldiers of the famed Ottoman Admiral Hayrettin Pasha (Barbarossa) in the 16th century. The hotel's façade replicates the original structures.

Contact info:
Ahirkapi Cad, 24
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, 34400 Turkey
phone: +90 212 455 44 55
web: www.armadahotel.com.tr

Room amenities: 110 rooms, decorated in the Ottoman style with Edirnekari woodwork painting, are a blend of past and present and offer all modern amenities, including air conditioning, central heat, hair dryer, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, Internet and safebox.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, rooftop terrace, room service and laundry service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $175 DBL; $165 SGL.
Prices are per room and include VAT and breakfast. Contact the Program Provider for reservations.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Fourteen: Sunday, June 09 - Introduction to Istanbul
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Transfer to Izmir Airport to take a morning flight to Istanbul.

Lunch: At a local restaurant in Istanbul upon arrival.

Afternoon: Enjoy an orientation tour of the old city, including a visit to the famous Blue Mosque

Dinner: At the hotel's restaurant

Evening: On your own

Lodging: Armada Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Armada hotel is centrally located in the old city of Istanbul, on the city's historical peninsula. It is surrounded by the ancient city walls and is within walking distance and has views of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Open since 1994, the building was constructed on the site of a series of row houses which were built for the marine soldiers of the famed Ottoman Admiral Hayrettin Pasha (Barbarossa) in the 16th century. The hotel's façade replicates the original structures.

Contact info:
Ahirkapi Cad, 24
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, 34400 Turkey
phone: +90 212 455 44 55
web: www.armadahotel.com.tr

Room amenities: 110 rooms, decorated in the Ottoman style with Edirnekari woodwork painting, are a blend of past and present and offer all modern amenities, including air conditioning, central heat, hair dryer, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, Internet and safebox.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, rooftop terrace, room service and laundry service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $175 DBL; $165 SGL.
Prices are per room and include VAT and breakfast. Contact the Program Provider for reservations.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Fifteen: Monday, June 10 - Jewels of Istanbul
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: An expert-led walk in the morning to the Underground Cisterns used for water storage and the Topkapi Palace, seat of the Ottoman sultans for 400 years, see the breathtaking treasury and the intriguing harem.

Lunch: At a local restaurant in Sultanahmet

Afternoon: Continue to Taksim Square for a stroll on vibrant and colorful Istiklal Avenue, which demonstrates Turkey's position between the East and the West and the forces that affect it.

Dinner: On your own to explore the local fare

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Armada Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Armada hotel is centrally located in the old city of Istanbul, on the city's historical peninsula. It is surrounded by the ancient city walls and is within walking distance and has views of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Open since 1994, the building was constructed on the site of a series of row houses which were built for the marine soldiers of the famed Ottoman Admiral Hayrettin Pasha (Barbarossa) in the 16th century. The hotel's façade replicates the original structures.

Contact info:
Ahirkapi Cad, 24
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, 34400 Turkey
phone: +90 212 455 44 55
web: www.armadahotel.com.tr

Room amenities: 110 rooms, decorated in the Ottoman style with Edirnekari woodwork painting, are a blend of past and present and offer all modern amenities, including air conditioning, central heat, hair dryer, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, Internet and safebox.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, rooftop terrace, room service and laundry service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $175 DBL; $165 SGL.
Prices are per room and include VAT and breakfast. Contact the Program Provider for reservations.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Sixteen: Tuesday, June 11 - From the Palace to the Bazaar
Breakfast: In the hotel.

Morning: Start the day by visiting Hagia Sophia, the most important architectural landmark in the city, dating back to A.D. sixth century. Continue to the Church of St. Savior in Chora, to view the finest examples of Byzantine mosaics.

Lunch: At a local restaurant serving Ottoman food straight from the court of the Sultans.

Afternoon: Visit the lovely, little-visited Rustem Pasha Mosque, exquisitely decorated with 16thcentury tiles. Stroll the Spice Bazaar that immediately captures visitors with its exotic aromas. Continue to the Grand Bazaar, a maze of 3,000 shops from the 15th century, literally the first shopping mall in history. End the day with a cruise on the Bosphorus, on a privately chartered boat and enjoy the palaces, mansions, yalis, fortresses built along the shores of the Bosphorus.

Dinner: Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Armada Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seventeen: Wednesday, June 12 - Departure
Breakfast: At the hotel.

Morning: Departures.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Cappadocia
Hot-Air Balloon RideThis unique type of ballooning is called "contour ballooning." See the fascinating formation of Cappadocia from the air, as skilled pilots steer the balloon to float through the ravines, gorges and valleys, just above the treetops and land formations. The flight follows the contours of the unique landscape of Cappadocia. The flight begins at sunrise and lasts up to 1.5 hours. The cost is approximately €250 and includes round-trip transportation to and from the hotel and a champagne breakfast. A preliminary reservation form is included in the program materials and should be returned to the Program Provider prior to departure, however actual booking and payment is made on-site directly with the balloon operator.
Istanbul
Archaeological MuseumThe museum houses artifacts from Turkey spanning 5,000 years of history. The exhibits are from Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the many civilizations of Anatolia and ancient Egypt. Nineteenth-century archaeologist Osman Hamdi Bey's finds include the famous fourth-century Alexander sarcophagus discovered at the royal necropolis of Sidon in Lebanon. The Museum of the Ancient Orient contains artifacts from Egypt and Mesopotamia, including a magnificent frieze of a bull from the Ishtar gate in Babylon. Located at: Osman Hamdi Bey Yokusu, Telephone: +90 212 5207740.
Turquoise Coast Cruise
Hikes AshoreThe group leader will offer a hike for those interested to sites that are not accessible by other transportation. These may include ancient sites, a ghost village abandoned 80 years ago, or viewpoints with spectacular scenery. For those who do not wish to hike, other leisure activities on the gulet include relaxing, swimming, sunbathing and reading.
Town of KasAncient theater of Antiphellos.
KalkanA small and quaint resort town.
Konya
Karatay Tile MuseumThe Tile Museum in Konya is housed in the Karatay Madrasa, which was built in 1251 as one of the first universities of the Ottoman Empire. The museum was opened in 1955. Constructed of stone and ceramic, the building has tile decoration on the massive dome squinches in turquoise, indigo and black.
For additional information, visit: www.kultur.gov.tr

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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Included
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15 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
25 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program

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