“If earth were a single state, Istanbul would be its capital.”

Come experience this majestic city as it sprawls over two continents and numerous centuries. This metropolitan crossroads of the world brings ancient civilizations to life, and invites you to explore it’s uniquely rich history and peoples. Understand the diversity that exists today among major world religions and their coexistence.

Visit its mosques, churches, art, and exotic bazaars. Take in the views of the Bosporus, and explore the 8500 years of stories that make up the stunning city history catalogs as the desired jewel of the empires.

Trips occur annually in September.