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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
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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$940
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US $846
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Itinerary

Start in Istanbul and end in Antalya! With the In-depth Cultural tour Essential Turkey, you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 7 other destinations in Turkey. Essential Turkey includes accommodationin a hoteland 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
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
1 night
Hotel
Berth / Cabin
Guesthouse
3 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 2nd, 2019
    Simply amazing! The guide, destinations, and experience was truly magical!
    Trip date: September 2019
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The responsible travel ethos, and the amazing tour guide I had.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 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
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 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 18th, 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
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Gulce was an excellent tour guide.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 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
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 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 18th, 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 18th, 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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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Turkey
    Type E
    Turkey
    Type F
    Turkey
  • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before May 13th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 13th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. 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 26 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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