Let’s talk Turkey. It’s phenomenal historical legacy blending harmoniously against a pulsating urban vibe, it’s privileged gateway position spanning Europe and Asia, and it’s warm, genuinely friendly people who are always glad to see that you’ve decided to spend your holiday time exploring their beloved land. Here, religions and cultures peacefully coexist, beach resorts thrive and stun even the most jaded sunseekers, history lovers are continually fascinated with the ancient ruins and thrillseekers are spoiled for choice with adventurous pursuits.
Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Country Code: +90
Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check Visa Information for the current requirements for each individual country
How will I charge my devices? Turkey’s electrical current is 220v, 50 Hz
How do I get there? Well, if you’re heading to Istanbul (IST) and flying from…
New York: 10.5 hours
Los Angeles: 13.5 hours
Toronto: 10.5 hours
Sao Paulo: 12.5 hours
London: 5 hours
Geography: Turkey sits at the southeastern end of the European continent and stretches into the continent of Asia, bordered by the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Much of the inland region is filled with mountains, rugged terrain and large plateaus while the coastal regions tend to be more populous and at a lower elevation.
Time Zones: GMT +2
How's the weather? The coastal areas of Turkey enjoy a Mediterranean climate with warm sunny summers and cool winters, while harsher climate is found inland on the plateaus with more sharp distinctive seasons.
Enjoy a crash course on the Turkish language in your privately chauffeured luxury vehicle as you begin a day’s explorations across Istanbul, including private visits to Hagia Sophia & Topkapi Palace
Travel on the famed Silk Road en route to the curious underground city of Kaymakli with its unique cellar villages
Be treated to a beautiful folkloric performance as you dine privately outdoors under the stars
Feeling romantic? Renew your marriage vows while being serenaded by the Ismir State Symphony
Discover why a poet once described the Bosphorous River as “God’s beautiful calligraphy written by an ink made of sapphires” on a beautiful evening cruise
Marvel at the magical rock formations & carved buildings of Cappadocia from above, on board a hot air balloon and toast your good fortune with a glass of fine champagne.
Visit the famed Spice Market and ubiquitous bazaars in Turkey for amazing shopping experiences
Dine with a family in their home, learning about their fascinating heritage and traditions
Spelunk inside caves, explore the fascinating subterranean tunnels, hallways, and chapels 70 feet below the surface
Special Turkish pre-departure gift delivered to your door before you embark upon your journey.