4.3
21 reviews
Essential Turkey - Intrepid Travel
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11 days

Essential Turkey

From Istanbul to Antalya
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
18 to 29
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
16345
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US $765
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Itinerary

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 7 other destinations in Turkey. Essential Turkey includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Canakkale
  3. Day 3: Ayvalik
  4. Day 4: Selcuk
  5. Day 5: Pamukkale
  6. Day 6: Fethiye
  7. Day 7: Faralya
  8. Day 8: Southern Coast Sailing
  9. Day 9: Southern Coast Sailing
  10. Day 10: Antalya
  11. Day 11: Antalya
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
Hotel
Camping
Berth / Cabin
Guesthouse
2 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Good
    3.8
  • 4.6
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  • AK
    · October 02, 2019
    Simply amazing! The guide, destinations, and experience was truly magical!
    Trip date: September 2019
  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    The responsible travel ethos, and the amazing tour guide I had.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    The trip was great and the price was very reasonable. Our guide Sefa Uz worked very hard to make sure our needs and wants were met along the way.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Sefa Uz, the tour guide, was absolutely amazing. Could not have had a better intro to Turkey - was very efficient, had an excellent energy, and had a lot of really interesting information about the trip. The itinerary was also very diverse and we got to... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    I really enjoyed traveling this way. It really made me feel connected to the local community and Turkey. Sefa was an amazing tour guide, not only for his preparation and passion for history, but also for going above and beyond helping us with everything... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Gulce was an excellent tour guide.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Felt like an authentic travel experience. You get to see the real Turkey. Excellent travel guide (Gulce). Loved every minute of it!
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    After having an amazing experience with Geckos and several other tour companies, as well as watching the Flying the Nest series on this tour we were excited. What we actually had was an extremely rushed, disorganised and boring tour. The tour leader... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Our trip leader was amazing! He was so knowledgable and really made the trip excellent
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · September 18, 2019
    Whilst the trip was 1/1 for destinations and organisation, our trip leader Mithat was phenomenal, he made Turkey one of the most amazing trips we could possibly hope for, i'll recomend this trip to everyone I meet if all your guides are even half as good.
    Trip date: April 2019
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Dates & Availability

11 days
Essential Turkey
From Istanbul to Antalya
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Good to Know

  • About the country

    Currencies

    Lira
    Turkey

    Plugs & Adapters

    Turkey

    Visa

    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.

    Vaccines

    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.
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