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Best of Turkey Highlights TRH

Visiting: Turkey
Tour Duration 8 Days
Reviews for Best of Turkey Highlights 4.5 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.

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4.5 Laura, 26/08/15

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I joined this tour during a longer 6 week travel through Europe and it was by far the best 8 days! Turkey was breathtakingly beautiful and I learned so many things! From walking through the Blue Mosque to seeing the ancient ruins in Ephesus to splashing through the icy blue water in Pammukale, I was surprised each and everyday. The food was great and our tour guide did a fabulous job of taking us to many different types of restaurants and showing us some Turkish customs. Great tour! Highly recommend!

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5 Joanne Davis, 03/08/15

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Organisation was faultless and each destination interesting. Comfortable transport although some days the travelling was very tiring.

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4 Jenna Hamilton (Explore Staff), 08/07/15

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Turkey is an great destination packed full of ancient sites like Ephesus and Troy. From mud baths to walking the white terraces of Pamukkale, this tour really does cover the best highlights of Turkey. This trip is perfect for the first timers to the country or solo travellers. The cuisine of fresh fish to experiencing authentic Turkish food is a must. This was my first Explore trip and I can't wait to choose my next destination.

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5 Pauline Smith, 11/05/15

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I particularly enjoyed Istanbul and visiting the market and Blue Mosque, Pergamum, which was a surprise and impressive, and Ephesus. I also enjoyed travelling in the bus and seeing the normal sites of village and urban life. It was moving to visit Gallipoli just before the centenary services were due to take place.

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4.5 Helen Vines, 28/04/15

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A great way to see some amazing sights in a relatively short time. Our highlights were definitely Istanbul, Pergamon and Ephesus.

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5 Pauline Smith, 14/04/15

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I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the archaeology sites and places of interest on this tour. Our guide, Zafer, had a degree in archaeology and he was passionate and very informative about telling us about each site. He brought the ancient history to life with just the right amount of information, delivered with humour and with a gift for story telling. The highlights of the holiday were spending time in Istanbul, visiting Gallipoli at the time of the 100 year commemorations and seeing Ephesus.

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4.5 Joan Partington, 26/11/14

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We liked all the sights on the tour and felt each day had something special to view and experience. Every day was busy and we felt satisfied that we had seen interesting places which were well spaced out to make each day as amazing as the previous one. So it is difficult to mention any one particular highlight as we appreciated them all. Each had different qualities and we are glad they were all included. Incidentally we are very pleased we went in October and not In the height of summer as high temperatures would have decreased our concentration and enjoyment of such wonderful places. We enjoyed the company of our fellow passengers which were a very nice group.

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