In the Footsteps of Ertuğrul
Rise of the Ottomans Tour
Tour 1: March 21-27 (SOLD OUT)
Tour 2: August 15-21 (AVAILABLE)
£895 (only £750 early bird)
Eyup – Iznik – Sogut – Bursa – Edirne – Lulleburgas - Istanbul
Travel. Discover. Learn
Would you like to follow the footsteps of Ertugrul & his descendants by living their detailed life stories on location?
Board a time machine to witness 7 glorious Ottoman cities, learning the full story in exciting chronological order as events happened!
The Masjid of Abu Ayub Al-Ansari in Istanbul
The Fortress of Bursa, seiged by Osman ibn Ertugrul
Enjoy stunning architecture inside the Sultans' palaces!
Guide: Imam Dr. Waleed Hakeem
Known as "The Traveling Imam", Dr. Waleed Hakeem has journeyed to more than 100+ countries in all 6 continents around the globe spreading the peaceful message of Islam & Personal Development Training, from the villages of China, to the arctic North of Canada, to the mountains of Europe, to the jungles of South America, he can draw the world map from memory! He is the founder and director of Ilm Path Academy & a professor at Almaghrib institute.
After teaching the History of Andalus to 4000 students in a dozen countries, Dr. Waleed has researched Ottoman history for over 8 years, learning hands-on by visiting 78 Ottoman cities in 24 countries that were under Ottoman rule. His powerful delivery style, engaging instruction, & depth of knowledge will make this tour an unforgettable life-long transformative experience!
Our Travel Partner
With 17 years of experience in the field, brother Tariq and his travel company have become a household name among Muslims who are seeking to transform their lives by going through educational journeys which sets them apart from all tour companies out there! We have trusted them with organizing Ilm Path Academy tours!
What does Your Tour Include?
"I never enjoyed history in school, but Sh. Waleed brought the story to life, and I felt as if I was living every moment of it. What a life-changing experience! Can't wait for more courses!"
"I expected to only learn something about the past, but Dr. Waleed has combined history with personal development and leadership to make this a very transformative & applicable journey!"
"Never was there any dull moments. I was on my toes from beginning to end! Not only we learned the life stories of great role models, but also the culture, cuisine, and all aspects of Ottoman daily life!
"Seeing the lessons of the Quran, Hadith, & Seerah come to life during the learning of Ottoman history has made my Eman stronger. Imam Waleed's knowledge & way of connecting events keeps you engaged!"
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