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Extension: Istanbul: Ancient City - Modern City

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Program #16878RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Delve deeper into the ancient and contemporary cultures of Turkey. From the Istanbul Archaeology Museum and the lavish Dolmabahce Palace to Istanbul’s Modern Art Museum and bustling squares — experts immerse you in the real Istanbul, bringing to life the city’s heritage of cultural fusion.

Before you enroll in this extension...
Before you can enroll in this extension of your learning adventure, you must first enroll in one of the following programs:

From Legends to History: Turkey's Legacy of Civilizations and Culture

Highlights

• Marvel at the exquisite Sarcophagus of Alexander the Great and Sarcophagus of the Mourning Women at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.
• Visit the Dolmabahce Palace, the second palace of the Ottoman Sultans built in mid-19th century.
• Gain an insight into Turkey’s contemporary art scene at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum.

Program Notes

This extension can only be taken in conjunction with Program #12828, From Legends to History: Turkey's Legacy of Civilizations and Culture and Program #18761, Turkey's Living Treasures by Land and Gulet.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile a day; some uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Istanbul, 3 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

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3 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner,
8 Field trips

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4.8
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