Aegean Coast Region, Turkey
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  • Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris and Icmeler

    1. Cleopatra Island Boat Trip from Marmaris and Icmeler

    This full-day excursion to Cleopatra Island offers departures from hotels in both Marmaris and Icmeler. On the way to the island you’ll stop for swimming breaks in Incekum Bay and near Fenerli Island. Enjoy the warm turquoise waters and stunning views of Gokova Bay. A delicious BBQ lunch will be served back on board, and includes chicken or meat balls, spaghetti, salad, and seasonal fruits. With 3 hours or more of free time on Cleopatra Island, you’ll be able relax on the white sand beach, take a leisurely walk through the olive groves, and explore the ruins of the Roman amphitheater and fortifications. The island’s sands are legendary and are believed to have been imported by Mark Anthony as a gift to his lover Cleopatra. This unique sand cannot be found anywhere else in the world: the grains are so tiny and shiny that the beach on Cleopatra Island was declared a National Conservatio...

    The boat was lovely and Cleopatra beach was very beautiful, we enjoyed the stops at the other bays for quick swim breaks, the only let down being the lunch which our group got split up and the food wasn't the best. definitely not a BBQ. Other boat trips will offer very similar experience for less (you don't get more with this on unfortunately)

  • Ephesus Day Tour with Return Flights From Istanbul

    2. Ephesus Day Tour with Return Flights From Istanbul

    Explore an historical gem of the eastern Mediterranean on a full-day tour of Ephesus from Istanbul, with round-trip flights, and walk in the footsteps of Cleopatra, Mark Antony, the Virgin Mary, and John the Apostle. The largest open-air museum in Turkey, Ephesus contains more than 30 buildings and structures linked together by streets that still bear the marks of chariot wheels. Your guide will show you the awe-inspiring Great Theater, where St. Paul preached against the pagans and gladiators once engaged in battle. Walk along Marble Street to the Library of Celsus and be dazzled by its restored façade. Visit the Temple of Hadrian, Roman baths, and other remarkable ruins. Continue to the Church of the Virgin Mary. According to Christian tradition, Mary was brought to Ephesus by the Apostle John after the Resurrection of Christ. The church was erected on the foundation of the house whe...

    What an experience! Spending the day with my fantastic guide Nafia was more than I could ask for. Sine it was only the two of us, She showed me sites within Ephesus which she isn’t normally able to do with large groups. Her knowledge of this ancient city was impressive and I learned so many interesting facts throughout the day.

  • Fethiye/Oludeniz: Full-Day 12 Island Cruise with BBQ Lunch

    3. Fethiye/Oludeniz: Full-Day 12 Island Cruise with BBQ Lunch

    Explore the unspoiled Mediterranean coastline of Turkey on a full-day cruise to the 12 different islands. Following a pickup from your accommodation in Fethiye or Ölüdeniz, take in the stunning views of the mountains, pine forests, and seascapes on the way.  Upon arrival at the harbor, climb aboard your cruise ship and set sail for a day of exploring the 12 islands. Make several stops to discover the islands’ history and culture from the Byzantine and Ottoman Empire.  Throughout the day, take in breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery and relax in comfort with an onboard BBQ lunch buffet. Dip into crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy a day in the sun before returning to the harbor from where you’ll be taken back to your accommodation.

  • From Bodrum: Full-Day Boat Cruise

    4. From Bodrum: Full-Day Boat Cruise

    Enjoy a day at sea with lunch served on a full-day boat cruise from Bodrum. Depart at 11:00 AM and cruise across the turquoise waters of the eastern Mediterranean at ease. Visit several of the most beautiful bays to swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, or simply relax in the sun and enjoy the views and cooling breeze. Go to Black Island (Kara Ada) 30 minutes from Bodrum, and bathe in a grotto said to improve your complexion thanks to the warm mineral waters that flow out from the surrounding rocks.

  • Bodrum: Horseback Riding Experience

    5. Bodrum: Horseback Riding Experience

    Horse riding can be done everyday at 10:00, 14:00 or 16:00. No previous experience is required. You will be picked up at your hotel and after a 20 minute drive, you will arrive at the horse club. It is a beautiful place surrounded by the pine forests. You will have a 15 minute briefing about the tour program and horseback riding instructions. Then, you can have a look around and get acquainted with the horses before your memorable experience begins. You will ride through the picturesque landscapes of the countryside in the fresh air. A professional team of guides, being professional riders themselves, will accompany you throughout the entire journey and will help if necessary. Everybody is obliged to wear a helmet for safety.  In total, you will ride for 1 hour and 30 minutes and have a refreshing swim break in a river. After you come back to the horse club, you will drive back to Bodr...

    I would love to recommended this holiday experience - Was much more relaxing and fun than I thought it would be. I love animals, especially horses and these were very friendly approachable with a great attitude...I could put trust in my horse 100% so I wasn't too apprehensive and able to enjoy the stunning mountain ocean views.

  • Marmaris Full-Day Trip from Rhodes

    6. Marmaris Full-Day Trip from Rhodes

    Your boat to Marmaris will depart at 09:00 on this full-day excursion, and on arrival, your escort will take you to a picturesque location for a traditional Turkish breakfast. Following breakfast you’ll visit a gold center to hear about how the products are made and have a chance to do some shopping. Afterwards, you can visit a leather factory outlet, where you’ll enjoy a fashion show and can take advantage of excellent shopping opportunities. You’ll then have some free time to explore the bazaar and harbor, and to enjoy some lunch. Don't miss this opportunity to see some of the highlights of Marmaris on a convenient mini-cruise with departures from a number of ports in northern and southern Rhodes.

  • Kusadasi: Full–Day Boat Trip with Lunch

    7. Kusadasi: Full–Day Boat Trip with Lunch

    Start your experience with hotel pick–up starting from 9:00 AM in central Kusadasi and travel by air–conditioned coach or minivan to the departure jetty at Kusadasi port. Step on to your wooden gulet cruise boat and find a spot on the open or shaded decks as you cruise out into the beautiful Gulf of Kusadasi, the stretch of sea that divides Turkey's mainland from the Greek island of Samos. Soak up the scenery and sea breeze as you spend the morning sailing around the bays and coves of the Gulf's shores. Discover the most scenic coast in Turkey and let your captain guide you to the most tranquil beauty spots. Stay refreshed with a choice of drinks, drop anchor at 3 different bays to enjoy a swim or snorkel, and visit a beach to sunbathe and relax. Sit down to a tasty onboard lunch of fish, meatballs, or chicken with rice and fresh salad, washed down with soft drinks. After lunch, listen...

  • Full-Day Pamukkale Tour from Kusadasi

    8. Full-Day Pamukkale Tour from Kusadasi

    The rock formations of Pamukkale (literally, "Cotton Castle") are a series of white terraces saturated with dissolved calcium bicarbonate, bubbling up from the feet of the mountains beyond. As the water flows over the edge of the plateau and cools, carbon dioxide is given off and calcium carbonate precipitates as hard chalk, or travertine. The spring emerges in the middle of the ancient resort city of Hierapolis (the ruins themselves are worthy of a stop as well). Sadly, the travertine that makes up the Pamukkale is gradually turning from white to yellow, and is even thought to be drying up. Thirsty hotels are blamed by the government, which has demolished many of them. This is good for the Pamukkale, but it makes finding a hotel increasingly difficult. Most stay in Pamukkale Koyu. The Hierapolis archaeological site lies west of Pamukkale Koyu. Its main features include a temple of Apo...

    It was one of my best trips during my stay in Turkey. The organization was excellent. I was picked up at the arranged time from my hotel. I was very lucky with professional guides John and Nizam, who were both friendly and helpful.

  • Ephesus Full-Day Sightseeing Tour From Marmaris

    9. Ephesus Full-Day Sightseeing Tour From Marmaris

    Explore the legendary remains of Ephesus on this full-day sightseeing tour from Marmaris, including round-trip transfers from your hotel. Start your journey through history at the House of the Virgin. It is recorded that St. John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus after the death of Christ, and that she spent her last days in the small house on Mount Bulbuldagi (Koressos). Now a popular pilgrim site for Christians and Muslims, the house has received the official sanction of the Vatican. Next, explore the striking ruins of Ephesus. One of the most breathtaking sites is the remains of the Odeon Theatre, a semi-circular structure with a capacity for up to 1,400 spectators. See the Pollio Fountain, decorated with stunning works of ancient Roman art and statues carved into marble slabs. Go to the Gate of Heracles and admire the reliefs of Heracles built into the gate tower, and the second ...

  • Ephesus, Priene, Miletos and Didyma Tour

    10. Ephesus, Priene, Miletos and Didyma Tour

    Begin your day at the Kusadasi port, and enjoy a comfortable drive in an air-conditioned vehicle with a professional guide and driver. Considered to be one of the most spectacular open-air museums in the world, the ancient city of Ephesus is a must-see for all visitors to Turkey. Walk the city's ancient marble streets, and envision the Romans bustling through thousands of years ago. Visit the stunning Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian, and the spectacular Fountains of Trajan an Polio. Then make your way to the vast Great Theatre, whose 24,000 seat capacity was impressive especially during those ancient times. Continue the tour with a drive Priene, an ancient Ionian city dramatically overlooking the fertile plains of the Meander Valley. Afterwards, make your way to the ancient city of Miletus and that of Didyma, the setting for one of the most colossal temples in the Hellenic Wor...

    Really outstanding! Our guide was well prepared, clear, and very engaging. He was our best guide during our two week stay. He has deep historical knowledge and really wove together many centuries of history. We learned a lot and had fun. The driver was also professional and spoke English. Our van was super comfy, too

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based on 199 reviews

What an experience! Spending the day with my fantastic guide Nafia was more than I could ask for. Sine it was only the two of us, She showed me sites within Ephesus which she isn’t normally able to do with large groups. Her knowledge of this ancient city was impressive and I learned so many interesting facts throughout the day.

Really outstanding! Our guide was well prepared, clear, and very engaging. He was our best guide during our two week stay. He has deep historical knowledge and really wove together many centuries of history. We learned a lot and had fun. The driver was also professional and spoke English. Our van was super comfy, too

Everything went perfectly!!! Everything is clearly organized in time. They meet, see off. And the tour guide in Izmir, Irina, surpassed all expectations: knowledgeable, attentive, an amazing storyteller. Thanks a lot!!!

Everything was great! I got picked up and transferred from my residence to the airport with no problems. Everything went very smoothly! I would book again with this company!

It was amazing good people and an amazing experience