15 reviews
Absolute Turkey - G Adventures
15 days

Absolute Turkey

From Istanbul to Istanbul
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
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Age range:
12 to 99
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US $1,274
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  • Cappadocia hot air balloon ride
  • Hierapolis and Pamukkale Visit
  • World-famous city of Troy
  • Visit an underground city


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Istanbul
  2. Day 2: Istanbul/Bolu (1B)
  3. Day 3: Bolu/Cappadocia (1B, 1D)
  4. Day 4: Cappadocia (1B)
  5. Day 5: Cappadocia (1B)
  6. Day 6: Cappadocia/Konya (1B, 1D)
  7. Day 7: Konya/Antalya (1B)
  8. Day 8: Antalya/Kekova (1B, 1D)
  9. Day 9: Kekova/Kaş (1B)
  10. Day 10: Kaş/Selçuk (1B)
  11. Day 11: Selçuk (1B)
  12. Day 12: Selçuk/Ayvalık (1B)
  13. Day 13: Ayvalık/Çanakkale (1B)
  14. Day 14: Çanakkale/Istanbul (1B)
  15. Day 15: Istanbul (1B)
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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

Berth / Cabin

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  • S
    October 17, 2019
    The tour itself was great. The itinerary wonderful and our guide was the best. The administration side of G Adventures is terrible. We prepaid for a Balloon ride and a backstreets of Istanbul walk, along with the Bosphorus River Cruise. Our vouchers... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Apologies for the difficulties here Shelley. I can see our Customer Solutions team have been in contact with you, and we have provided a refund.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Absolute Turkey reviewer 2
    October 01, 2019
    This is a wonderful trip.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Hongbo.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • GD
    September 06, 2019
    It was a great trip, Isik is a very knowledgeable leader. I always felt safe and could rely on his help to assist with any inquires or request. Our driver Oman is an excellent driver, very polite and helpful.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing this review Gai!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Absolute Turkey reviewer 4
    May 30, 2019
    Turkey is amazing and Isik was a great guide!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Agreed! Thanks for the review Denis.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • CS
    May 18, 2019
    The tour was well organised and enjoyable. The company was great - we all got on well. Ischik went out of his way to accommodate me (I have MS)
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Carmen. Ischik is a gem.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • Absolute Turkey reviewer 6
    May 15, 2019
    Isik was fantastic but there were a couple of people allowed on the tour that should not have been there; forced to use canes and a wheelchair.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Denis. Isik is the best, we agree.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • Absolute Turkey reviewer 7
    October 23, 2018
    Turkey can take you by surprise. It wasnt until I got back that I began to take in what I had experienced. The tour was good but the cramped conditions of the van were undesirable. We had a great group of people on this tour which made the experience... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the balanaced review Andre, we do appreciate it.
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    Trip date: August 2018
  • SC
    October 17, 2018
    Ibrahim was nice patient guide, good story teller and has lots of information about the historical places we visited.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Samar!
    Trip date: September 2018
  • RG
    September 04, 2018
    The accommodation could have been better especially the home stay where there was only one toilet and shower for 15 people and one toilet roll!!! To me a home stay is with different families not one big house with 3 to a room. Also we had to sleep on a... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the comments here - appreciate these as they help us to get better at what we do. Thanks for travelling with us, and we hope despite this, there were some positive memories you can take away.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • RG
    August 20, 2018
    Overall the tour was good, downside we were 15 rather large people from all different countries crammed into a 15 seater bus so travelling long distances was not fun especially when a lot of people claiming they got car sick so when they didn't rotate... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the open and honest review here. We appreciate the opportunity to get better at what we do.
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    Trip date: August 2018


15 days
Absolute Turkey
From Istanbul to Istanbul
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    • Where and when does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Istanbul, on Day 15 of the itinerary. There are no planned activities for this day so you're free to leave at any time, however we recommend extending your stay as there is so much to see! Why not pre-book the Dolmabahçe Palace Visit and Bosporus Cruise or Istanbul Backstreets Walk.

    • Where and when does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, so you can arrive in Istanbul at any time, and spend the day settling into your accommodation and exploring the city. In the evening you will be greeted by your trip CEO at a welcome meeting, so you can get acquainted with your fellow travellers and go over the final trip details before the adventure commences! Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can pay for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case your driver will be holding a sign saying 'M55', and will be responsible for transferring you to your first accommodation.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old. This means children under the age of 12 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form. Please be aware that you must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour.

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      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.


      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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