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Essential Turkey

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Starts
Istanbul
Destinations
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Ends
Antalya
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Highlights

Start in Istanbul and end in Antalya! With the in-depth cultural tour Essential Turkey, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 8 other destinations in Turkey. Essential Turkey is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Sailing

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  • CC
    Written on August 27, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Enjoyed the tour very much. Fatih is the most patient and knowledgeable guide I have ever met!

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  • IA
    Written on July 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour great

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  • SC
    Written on June 3, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    TURKEY TALES: Of all the tours i have been on (which has been a few) this trip was hands down the best tour i have been on. I came to Turkey not knowing what to expect and to be honest a little apprehensive. Although my worries were for naught as i was... Read more

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  • Essential Turkey reviewer 4
    Written on June 20, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Burak was amazing! Best experience I could have asked for. If you're considering doing this tour, book it. RIGHT NOW! :D

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  • KG
    Written on December 3, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    BEST TRIP OF MY LIFE! incredible guide, group, food, accom, all of it. such an incredible country and the guide Aynur was so helpful, lovely, and informative. a couple of the hotels even had pools! so great, can't recommend this enough.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Canakkale
  3. Day 3: Ayvalik
  4. Day 4: Selçuk
  5. Day 5: Pamukkale
  6. Day 6: Faralya
  7. Day 7: Fethiye
  8. Day 8: Southern Coast Sailing
  9. Day 9: Southern Coast Sailing
  10. Day 10: Antalya
  11. Day 11: Antalya

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Questions & Answers

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Visa

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Vaccinations

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.

Policies

Location
Istanbul is the starting point and Antalya is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 2019 the full payment of $686 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $686 for Essential Turkey, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 983 km.
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 205 km
  • Gallipoli (Turkey)
  • 37 km
  • Eceabat (Turkey)
  • 99 km
  • Ayvalik (Turkey)
  • 164 km
  • Selcuk (Turkey)
  • 153 km
  • Pamukkale (Turkey)
  • 145 km
  • Fethiye (Turkey)
  • 124 km
  • Cirali (Turkey)
  • 56 km
  • Antalya (Turkey)

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