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Turkey

Bedecked by unparalleled history, cultural treasures and natural wonders, accompanied by premium comfort and authentic style, Turkey promises a unique travel experience. Ciconia Turkey tours provide a pinch of everything required from a premium adventure as you greet the harmonious merge of Europe and Asia. Turkey exclusive journeys are perfectly-paced to savour the cultural, culinary and natural wonders as well as calming beaches of golden sand. Dive deep into the rich culture via remarkable sights shaped over millennia by Ottoman, Islamic, Roman, Christian and Turkish habitants. Travel through wonderful Ionic cities scattered along the Aegean coast including the glorious Ephesus and Pergamon. Savour moments of a lifetime while walking in the white-washed travertines of the Cotton Castle of Turkey, ballooning-over the magical valleys of Cappadocia. Witness the other-worldly rituals of Whirling Dervishes and form genuine connections with the locals. Of course, always dine excellently like sultans.

Turkey Exclusive Journeys

Duration: 11 Day
11 day from $1523
Marvel at the stunning wonders and the harmonious blend of Europe and Asia, colourful...
Marvel at the stunning wonders and the harmonious blend of Europe and Asia, colourfully reflected in...
Starts/Ends: Istanbul
Departs on: Saturdays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 15 Day
15 day from $2458
The astounding wonders of Turkey perfectly matched with a relaxing 4-day Mediterranea...
The astounding wonders of Turkey perfectly matched with a relaxing 4-day Mediterranean cruise. Savou...
Starts/Ends: Istanbul
Departs on: Saturdays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 15 Day
15 day from $1898
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Istanbul
Departs on: Saturdays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30

Turkey & Greece Exclusive Journeys

Duration: 19 Day
19 day from $3455
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greec...
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium co...
Starts/Ends: Athens
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 -4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 23 Day
23 day from $3912
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greec...
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium co...
Starts/Ends: Athens
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 -4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 23 Day
23 day from $4472
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greec...
Journey into the fabled land of myths and legends via the cultural heartland of Greece in premium co...
Starts/Ends: Athens
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 -4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30

Turkey & The Balkans Exclusive Journeys

Duration: 20 Day
20 day from $3486
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 24 Day
24 day from $3917
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 24 Day
24 day from $4421
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 25 Day
25 day from $3713
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Istanbul
Departs on: Saturdays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 25 Day
25 day from $4273
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Trave...
The perfect blend of cultural discovery, marvellous wonders and golden beaches. Travel in comfort an...
Starts/Ends: Istanbul
Departs on: Saturdays
Hotel Rating: 5 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30

Turkey & Greece & The Balkans Exclusive Journeys

Duration: 27 Day
27 day from $4906
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through t...
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through the ‘Powder Ke...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5&4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 31 Day
31 day from $5281
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through t...
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through the ‘Powder Ke...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5&4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Duration: 31 Day
31 day from $5841
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through t...
Meet the colourful cultures and people of the marvellous Balkans. Adventure through the ‘Powder Ke...
Starts/Ends: Sofia
Departs on: Fridays
Hotel Rating: 5&4 Star Hotels
Group Size: 18-30
Turkey Sights Map

Must See Sights from Turkey

Blue Mosque
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The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

Hagia Sophia
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The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

Topkapi Palace
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Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

Gallipoli
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Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

Troy
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The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other and visit the famous Trojan horse, awaits you.

Asklepion
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The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

Izmir
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Izmir which was known '' Symrna'' in Ancient Greek times. It was ruled by the many ancient civilizations such as Roman Empire, Persians, and Ottoman Empire. It's located in the west of Turkey and has coast line to the Aegean sea which makes it a great hub for sea tranportation both commercial and touristic reasons.

Pamukkale
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Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis, the ancient cure center.

Fethiye
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Fethiye is another ancient city in Turkey as well as known with it's famous beaches and blue water , very popular resort town which attracts millions of visitors annually. It's sky is always full of people paragliding every day.

Antalya
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Antalya is one of the most beautiful provinces of Turkey on the Mediterranean . Antalya, Turkey's principal holiday resort in the Mediterranean region that attracks millions of tourist every year.

Aspendos
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Aspendos was  founded by Greek colonists from Argos that came to Pamphylia after the Trojan War around the 13th century BC. It's known for its rich history, is one of Turkey’s most important cultural assets.

Perge
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Perge, an ancient Greek city founded in the southwest of Anatolia, approximately 9 miles east of modern day Antalya. During the Hellenistic period Perge was the capital of Pamphylia.

Konya
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Konya, which has been playing a centrel role being a cradle for many civilizations throughout the history, is one of the unique centers that combine its historical heritage and cultural accumulation with present time.

Cappadocia
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A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

Ankara
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Ankara is the capital city of Turkey, the heart of the Republic of Turkey. This city offers all the colours of west and east, tradition and the modernity.  

Turkey Tours - FAQ

Are airport transfers included and how do I arrange them?
All of our tours departing from Istanbul include arrival airport transfer if your flight lands to Istanbul on the first day of your tour between 5am – 11:30pm or if you have booked your Pre Accommodation through us. You must inform our call centre or info@traveltalktours.com of your flight details (date of flight, flight number, arrival time and name of travellers) at least 10 days prior to your arrival for the confirmed arrangement of your transfer. You will be picked up by a Travel Talk representative holding a Travel Talk sign at the airport.
  • Sail Marmaris to Fethiye: Unfortunately airport transfer is not available for this tour.
Departure airport transfer is not available in Turkey.
Where we are gathering for the meeting on the first day?
Your info meeting will happen at your arrival hotel around 6pm (7pm for summer tours). Please refer to ‘Arrival Details’ of your tour. <ul> <li>Sail Marmaris to Fethiye: Meeting Point is Barbaros Yachting’s desk, in front of Cafe Anatolia (Marmaris Harbour). Boarding starts at 15:30 pm.</li> </ul>
Can I book a pre or post tour accommodation?
Depending on the dates and hotel availability, we may be able to arrange pre/post-tour accommodation in Istanbul. Pre Accommodation includes breakfast & airport transfer and Post Tour Accommodation includes breakfast.
  • Sail Marmaris to Fethiye: Unfortunately extra accommodation is not available for this tour.
Do I need to get my visa beforehand or can I get it on arrival at the airport?
Most nationalities need a visa to enter Turkey. Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after the last day of your trip as some countries may refuse entry if there is any less. New Zealand passport holders are exempt from visa for tourist visits of up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date. Nationals of the countries requiring a tourist visa must arrange their visas online, prior to departure. For online visa applications & updated costs and regulations & list of the countries eligible for e-visa, please visit the following link: https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ It is passenger’s responsibility to obtain any visas, passports, health certificates or other travel documentation required. It remains the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. For all tours (including Russia) visa support documents provided by Travel Talk are only to assist with the visa application & are not valid for travel. Please refer to the Pre-Departure File for more information: https://cdn.traveltalktours.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/predep_turkey.pdf
Do you arrange flights?
Unfortunately our tours don’t include your arrival &amp; departure flights. It is your responsibility to arrive at your tour’s destination on time. Travel Talk tours do not include any form of transportation to your tour destination.
Can I pay my optional activities with credit card?
Some entrance fees & optional activities may be paid by credit card (including Hot-Air Balloon). Your tour guide will provide the complete list during the info meeting. Please note that extra fees may be applied for payments via credit/ debit cards.
What is the personal spending money?
You can expect £30 - £35 per day including entrance fees &amp; meals (excludes drinks).