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Best of Turkey

Best of Turkey - Intrepid Travel
Best of Turkey - Intrepid Travel
Bibi "For my first tour, it was way more than I expected and the bar has been set very high for my future tours. The trip was so well organized and I learned so much about Turkey. Our guide was exceptional and he went above and beyond to ensure we have the best experience. Anytime we wanted to try something, be it the Hamam, a specific meal or dessert (that I have seen online or heard of), a specifi..."
Excellent
13 reviews
Starts
Istanbul
Destinations
+7
Ends
Istanbul
Map

Highlights

  • Explore the cultures of Istanbul
  • Sema performance in a Dervish Lodge
  • Scenic train ride through the mountains
  • Trek to Blue Lagoon and snorkel in Kas
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Operator
Intrepid Travel
Start and end in Istanbul! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Turkey, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 7 other destinations in Turkey. Best of Turkey is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Bursa
  3. Day 3: Selcuk
  4. Day 4: Selcuk
  5. Day 5: Pamukkale
  6. Day 6: Kayakoy
  7. Day 7: Kayakoy
  8. Day 8: Kas
  9. Day 9: Kas
  10. Day 10: Antalya
  11. Day 11: Konya
  12. Day 12: Goreme
  13. Day 13: Goreme
  14. Day 14: Goreme
  15. Day 15: Istanbul

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

13 Reviews

Excellent
46%
Good
54%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
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  • Written on July 31, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    A fantastic tour that covers many of Turkey famous destinations as well as a good mix of culture and free time. We are an older couple and had a great time with the group.

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  • Written on June 11, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a wonderful experience. Intrepid is a legitimate company and I was surprised to learn several of the people in my group had already been on several intrepid tours. My guide was great. I would suggest updating the plane stop in the itinerary as it was... Read more

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  • Best of Turkey reviewer 3
    Written on June 3, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    This tour certainly showed "the Best of Turkey"! Grateful for the knowledge & organisation of our guide, Aysenur Genc.

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  • SJ
    Written on May 25, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    The tour was great for it's well balanced itinerary. Western Turkey is a fascinating place for it's culture, history and geology - and the itinerary covered that very well. The hotels were optimized for location (which was great given that we used public... Read more

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  • KW
    Written on May 24, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    The itinerary was excellent, but the tour guide, transportation, flexibility, and accommodations could have been improved. The choice of cities, attractions, and (most) restaurants were gorgeous and authentic, at times with a few local touches such as... Read more

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  • LE
    Written on May 4, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Our guide is brilliant. Good knowledge, considerate and responsible for her group. Very helpful. Always willing to help.

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  • B
    Written on October 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    For my first tour, it was way more than I expected and the bar has been set very high for my future tours. The trip was so well organized and I learned so much about Turkey. Our guide was exceptional and he went above and beyond to ensure we have the best... Read more

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  • SR
    Written on October 19, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    As the name of the tour, I had the best time in Turkey... Perfect itinerary... Tolga, our tour leader is excellent... Tasty foods... Breathtaking scenery... Friendly locals... I will definitely come back to Turkey someday.. Thanks Intrepid...

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  • SR
    Written on October 13, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Just like the tour name, I had the best time in Turkey... Exelent tour leader... Geat food... Rich culture and history... Beautiful scenery.. Gorgeous sunrise and sunsets... Amazing Mediterranean costline.. Friendly and charming people... This was the... Read more

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  • MD
    Written on October 8, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Great trip with a fine group of people.

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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.

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Location
Start and end in Istanbul.
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 18 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 18 October 2019, 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 60 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.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,846 km.
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 82 km
  • Bursa (Turkey)
  • 296 km
  • Selcuk (Turkey)
  • 153 km
  • Pamukkale (Turkey)
  • 149 km
  • Kayakoy (Turkey)
  • 65 km
  • Kas (Turkey)
  • 313 km
  • Konya (Turkey)
  • 222 km
  • Goreme (Turkey)
  • 565 km
  • Istanbul (Turkey)

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