Based on 51 reviews
Ultimate Turkey - Busabout
15 days

Ultimate Turkey

From Istanbul to Istanbul
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Age range:
18 to 99 year olds
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Our saving: $17
US $1,672
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Places You’ll See

  • Istanbul
  • Gallipoli
  • Canakkale
  • Troy
  • Pergamum
  • Ephesus
  • Kusadasi
  • Fethiye
  • Kas
  • Cappadocia
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  • Explore ancient Troy, the setting of Homer’s epic tale.
  • Visit the ruins of Aphrodisias and Greco-Roman Kas.
  • Stargaze on the deck of a traditional Turkish gulet.
  • Snorkel in the turquoise waters of Yassica Island.
  • See the underground cities of otherworldly Cappadocia.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Istanbul, Gallipoli and Canakkale
  2. Canakkale, Troy, Pergamon and Selcuk
  3. Selcuk to Ephesus to Kusadasi to Selcuk
  4. Selcuk to Pamukkale
  5. Pamukkale to Fethiye
  6. The 12 Islands
  7. Firnaz Bay to Fethiye
  8. Fethiye to Saklikent Gorge to Kas
  9. Kas
  10. Kas to Antalya
  11. Antalya to Cappadocia
  12. Cappadocia
  13. Cappadocia
  14. Cappadocia to Istanbul
  15. Istanbul
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

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  • D
    September 13, 2019
    Metin is an absolute gem! He is enthusiastic, helpful and passionate about his job. He was always keen on knowing what everyone wanted to do and if he could organise any extra activities outside of an already jammed packed awesome itinerary. He has a... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • S
    July 08, 2019
    Metin was great! Very knowledgeable, and an overall great guy.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • G
    July 06, 2019
    Amazing tour with all the destinations I wanted to see. Our tour guide Metin was incredible and couldn’t recommend him enough
    Trip date: July 2019
  • NH
    June 25, 2019
    The best trip I’ve ever been on! In the beginning, it’s a lot of ruins and educational things but Metin is a great guide and gives us a perfect amount of free time at each site. We also visit sites at the perfect times (the Pamukkale baths in the... Show more
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    Trip date: May 2019
  • A
    September 22, 2018
    Metin is the best tour guide!! He is knowledgeable, approachable and has a good sense of humour. Can’t recommend him enough
    Trip date: September 2018
  • B
    September 05, 2018
    Absolutely loved this tour, Metin was amazing and super helpful. Couldn’t recommend enough.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • C
    September 05, 2018
    This tour exceeded every expectation I had and more, it was an absolute blast. Metin is an incredible tour guide with a wealth of knowledge of his country and it’s history. Would 100% recommend this tour. Thank you for the experience.
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    Trip date: August 2018
  • G
    August 31, 2018
    Metin is an awesome tour guide. Is very knowledgeable and good fun. Definitely recommend him :)
    Trip date: August 2018
  • A
    August 31, 2018
    What a bloody brilliant time Turkey has provided. Metin is a excellent tour guide filled with decorum, zest and information. I cannot fault the guy, despite doing these tours non stop he always has a smile on his face and has plenty of patience. I... Show more
    Trip date: August 2018
  • T
    August 31, 2018
    Do yourself a favour and do this amazing tour through Turkey! Metin is so passionate and helped show us how beautiful the people and this country is :)
    Trip date: August 2018



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Frequently asked questions

    • What time does the tour start?

      This tour starts at 7 am in Istanbul.

    • Can we see the balloons in Cappadocia?

      Yes, there is plenty of time to see the balloons! You can even enjoy an optional activity on-board a hot air balloon if you would like and grab that #instagram photo.

    • How large are the tour groups?

      Busabout is a very popular youth operator who tends to fill buses of up to 28 people. Therefore you should expect to see an average group size of about 16 people.

    • What is the age range?

      Busabout trips are geared towards young independent backpackers, and generally attract an age range of around 18 - 30. This is just a guide, however, and there are no upper age limits for this tour. As long as you share their spirit of travel you’ll be fine!

    • What are the typical breakfasts?

      Breakfasts on this tour are usually buffet style in order to cater for different dietary requirements. This means that there are plenty of continental options available if you wish to try them.

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    Good to know

    • About the country



      Plugs & Adapters



      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 2 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 2 February 2020, a minimum payment of $100 is required to confirm your booking with Busabout. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • The following cards are accepted for Busabout tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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