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Best of Turkey - Intrepid Travel
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Best of Turkey

15 days
4.2
(36)
Start and end in Istanbul
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
12
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1642
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US $1,647
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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

Itinerary

Start and end in Istanbul! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Turkey, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 7 other destinations in Turkey. Best of Turkey includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
13 nights
Berth / Cabin
1 night

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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.5
  • Food
    Good
    3.9
  • 4.6
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  • AG
    · June 17th, 2022
    We truly enjoyed the Best of Turkey tour with Intrepid. Our tour leader is Livan and he is one of the best, if not the best tour leader we’ve ever had the pleasure to travel with. He is so patient, trying his best to accommodate each and every one of... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Annabelle! Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your Best of Turkey trip, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed this trip. Thank you for your kind words about our local leader Livan as well, we will be sure to pass this along. We... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • Best of Turkey reviewer 2
    · June 13th, 2022
    This trip was amazing, combining the highlights of Turkey (Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia) with intimate local experiences like the whirling dervish ceremony, an overnight on a family’s boat in the Mediterranean, and a dinner prepared by a... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Trudy - thank you for taking the time to share your experience and post such a lovely review. It is great to hear that you had such an amazing trip and that you enjoyed the food and local experiences. Turkey really does have some amazing sites,... Show more
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    Trip date: May 2022
  • AE
    · May 13th, 2022
    This tour was well organised and our guide, Livan was very accommodating to our group. The accommodation as part of this trip is mostly good and a few great ones, however I noticed that another Basix tour group also stay at the same hotels as this... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thank you Agnes for taking the time to share your experience. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your time in Turkey and your leader Livan was so accommodating. We wish that every aspect had met with your expectations, and sincerely appreciate your... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2022
  • ST
    · April 29th, 2022
    Superb trip. So well planned with extras offered by knowledgable leader.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Susan - thank you so much for this lovely review. It's wonderful to read how much you enjoyed the trip, in large part thanks to the amazing Ugur! Hope to welcome you on another adventure soon 😊
    Trip date: April 2022
  • DH
    · November 10th, 2019
    The tour is nice. I like the two hikings very much. But this tour is not suitable for some old people. You need to walk a lot.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much Dianyu! We can't wait to hear what adventures you have next. We’re so glad you enjoyed your trip Best of Turkey! We’ll pass on your feedback.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Best of Turkey reviewer 6
    · November 8th, 2019
    Really enjoyed the trip. Some of the hotels could have been better.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much Diane! We can't wait to hear what adventures you have next. We’re so glad you enjoyed your trip Best of Turkey! We’ll pass on your feedback.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Best of Turkey reviewer 7
    · October 28th, 2019
    First time on intrepid, I usually tour a lot and choose different company. How ever I felt this tour was an adventure going to different locations was nice but catching public transport can get bit of a time waster. The hotels did not have lift so most... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Chanda, sorry to hear your experience was not as expected. The safety and satisfaction of our travellers is our number one priority. We’d like to look into this further – can you send us a message with your full name, booking reference and to... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Best of Turkey reviewer 8
    · October 24th, 2019
    The accommodation was average, as I experience with so many basic issues, like air conditioner, bed in bad shape, toilet leaking all night.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much Maria! We can't wait to hear what adventures you have next. We’re so glad you enjoyed your trip Best of Turkey! We’ll pass on your feedback.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • RM
    · October 19th, 2019
    Very good tour with a great itinerary ... yes, it's a bit basic here and there but it is rated as adventurous type tour .... good value ... pity you had to leave Goreme at 0700hrs on the 3rd morning as we had missed the balloon flights on the first 2... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much Rob! We can't wait to hear what adventures you have next. We’re so glad you enjoyed your trip Best of Turkey! We’ll pass on your feedback.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • AL
    · October 8th, 2019
    Kamil was so helpful in arranging taxis for extra activities I wanted to do, leading hikes, explaining history, customs, and behaviors in the different areas. He also listened to our concerns about the one poor hotel we stayed at and the 2 places with... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much for the feedback Adina! We can't wait to hear what adventures you have next. See you again soon! Intrepid
    Trip date: September 2019

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Best of Turkey
From Istanbul to Istanbul
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    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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