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Best of Turkey by Land - Travel Talk

Best of Turkey by Land

12 days
4.7
(73)
Start and end in Istanbul
Tour Operator:
Travel Talk
Max group size:
35
Age range:
18 to 59
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
20849
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Highlights

  • Step inside the Blue Mosque
  • Visit the Gallipoli historic memorial sites
  • Explore the ancient city of Troy
  • Relax on exquisite beaches in Oludeniz

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Itinerary

Start and end in Istanbul! With the Explorer tour Best of Turkey by Land, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 11 other destinations in Turkey. Best of Turkey by Land 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: Istanbul
  3. Day 3: Istanbul, Gallipoli
  4. Day 4: Troy, Kusadasi
  5. Day 5: Ephesus, Fethiye
  6. Day 6: Fethiye,Saklıkent,Oludeniz
  7. Day 7: Fethiye, Dalyan, Fethiye
  8. Day 8: Fethiye, Pamukkale
  9. Day 9: Pamukkale, Cappadocia
  10. Day 10: Cappadocia
  11. Day 11: Cappadocia, Ihlara, Istanbul
  12. Day 12: Istanbul
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
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  • KB
    · July 1st, 2022
    Travel talk were very good; the tour visited every place I was interested in. The guide was excellent.
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing Kerrie, we appreciate you leaving your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back again one day.
    Trip date: June 2022
  • KG
    · June 28th, 2022
    Turkey Tour program and hotels were generally good. Should collect entry fees for attractions (as a part of regular tour, not optional) in the initial price and not asking us to pay every time. This was annoying. Our Tour Guide was very knowledgeable... Show more
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Hi Kumar, thanks for sharing your review and we appreciate your suggestions. Glad to hear you had a nice experience with us in Turkey. All the best!
    Trip date: June 2022
  • SH
    · June 27th, 2022
    The first week was really varied and we saw some really interesting places. At day 8, I joined 7 days sailing from fethiye. That was a highlight for me. In both cases both guide mustafa and crew on boat sadiq and arif made the trip all the more special.... Show more
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Hi Sue, thanks so much for your review and really glad to hear that you had a wonderful holiday with us in Turkey! There certainly is a lot to see and do in a short period to time, so we try to fit in the main highlights as best as possible. Thanks for... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • Best of Turkey by Land reviewer 4
    · June 26th, 2022
    An amazing trip, great group of like-minded travellers; hotels and food fantastic. Well organised with a very knowledgeable tour guide, Mustafa, with passion for his job, country and knowledge of its history. Cities and different sites blew my mind,... Show more
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Hi Yvonne, thanks so much for your kind words. Thrilled to hear that you had a memorable holiday with us and Mustafa in Turkey. Thanks again and hope to welcome you on tour again soon. All the best!
    Trip date: June 2022
  • Best of Turkey by Land reviewer 5
    · June 26th, 2022
    What a fabulous tour we had from the start to the finish. I liked the way the tour was organized from tour radar an travel talk. Our guide Mustafa was unbelievable in every way. He was a wealth of knowledge, funny and above all an honest lovely... Show more
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Thanks so much for sharing Suzanne! Really great to hear that you had a top holiday with us in Turkiye. And we couldn't agree more, we are really proud of our guides, they really love their country and we hope this comes through on trips. We'll be sure... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2022
  • Best of Turkey by Land reviewer 6
    · June 20th, 2022
    Superb Awesome Tour by executed by our guide Mustafa. He always has Plan B or C, just in case. The itinerary well covers what u need to see in Turkey for first timers like me. Mustafa is not only our guide, and became our friend during the trip. All the... Show more
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing Kian! We couldn't agree more, Mustafa sure is a fantastic guide that does an incredible job of showing the highlights of Turkey. We're so happy to hear you had a great experience in Turkey. Thank you for recommending us and hope to... Show more
    Trip date: June 2022
  • T
    · February 28th, 2022
    Mustafa was amazing. He is very good at keeping us inform of all the activities. He is fun, caring and make you feel at home. I love Turkey before I came, now because of my experience with Mustafa and you. I feel like I’m leaving part of my heart in... Show more
    Trip date: July 2021
  • Best of Turkey by Land reviewer 8
    · February 28th, 2022
    This was more than I’d even hoped for. I’d never in my wildest dreams thought I’d have the opportunity to visit historical sites, enjoy geological treasures, experience such a charming population all at once. I have fallen in love with this culture. I... Show more
    Trip date: October 2021
  • Best of Turkey by Land reviewer 9
    · February 28th, 2022
    Mustafa was an exceptional guide. His knowledge and passion for Turkey is second to none. He was completely honest with us of all times, gave tremendous information and instructions, and above all his English was perfect. On top of all that, he took us... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • JS
    · October 11th, 2021
    Awesome our guide was the best I ever had, second time going to Turkey. My family and I love Ackult
    Travel Talk commented on this review
    Hi John, thank you for your kind feedback , we're stoked to hear you had a wonderful time on your trip , we agree Aykut is an excellent guide , loves to share his knowledge and passion for Turkey with everyone in the group. All the best.
    Trip date: September 2021

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Best of Turkey by Land
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    • Is the airfare included on this trip?

      TourRadar specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city.

    • Is there a scheduled time for the airport transfer?

      Travel Talk's airport transfer service is operating on Day 1 of the Tour between 5:30am and 11:30pm. It also operates from both, Istanbul Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen Airports. The only thing you would need to do is inform Travel Talk of your flight details in advance to confirm pick-up times.

    • What are the optional activities for this tour?

      Turkish Bath
      Hot Air balooning
      Traditional Turkish Night

    • What is the local payment?

      The local payment for Best of Turkey by Land needs to be paid in cash upon arrival at the tour.

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