Turkey - Tailor-made Holidays

If you would like your own private holiday in Turkey, Greece, Armenia or Georgia, we will happily arrange this for you. We can organise any group tour on a private itinerary, with the standard of accommodation you prefer, or our expert team of tailor-made planners can arrange a holiday, bespoke to your requirements. You can select your preferred style of accommodation and visit only the destinations and sites that you particularly want to see. If you wish to visit destinations we have not featured on the website, this can also be arranged – just contact our expert team for details!

 

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Planning a tailor-made holiday to Turkey:

 

Here's three ways to get started with planning your holiday to Turkey:

 

 

 

 

Our quality assurance on your holiday to Turkey

 

Our expert team have travelled extensively throughout Turkey and are on hand to offer advice and create the perfect, carefully planned tailor-made holiday for you. With experienced local Turkish specialist guides to show you around all of the key sites at each port of call and local representatives available to offer further assistance should you require it, travelling with on the go couldn’t be simpler - we handle all of the arrangements and finer details, you just need to relax and enjoy your exclusive journey through Turkey!

 

We ensure that all our recommended hotels, and support services in Turkey are regularly inspected and as an AITO, ABTA and ATOL bonded operator, you can be assured of exemplary service standards, our high customer satisfaction levels and that the payment you make for your holiday is adequately protected.

 

 

Booking your Turkey Holiday

 

A great holiday takes time to plan and we’re here to make it easy for you! Our job is to create the perfect holiday that matches your individual requirements with the best that Turkey has to offer. We consider all your specific preferences and use our extensive travel knowledge and firsthand experience to create a special travel experience, especially for you.

 

• Once you've had a chance to explore our website, call or e-mail us with some basic ideas and a brief outline of what you’d like to see and do including the standard of hotels you require and your approximate spending budget.

• Upon receipt of your request we will get right to work on your quotation.

• Within a day or two, we’ll get back to you via email or post with a written quotation and follow-up call.

• If our quotation does not fit your requirements the first time, we’ll happily make amendments as many times as necessary until it’s perfect!

 

We look forward to welcoming you on holiday to Turkey this year.

 

 

Suggested itineraries for a private journey to Turkey:

 

Need some inspiration? Below are some of our most frequently requested holiday itineraries to Turkey. Alternatively we can arrange any of our group tours on a private basis. Contact us for prices and more details.

 

 

Crystal Coast

See all that is iconic to Turkey, Ephesus,...
7 days from USD $3,779

Black Sea Discovery

Explore the sites of enchanting Istanbul,...
7 days from USD $5,039

Classical Turkey

A 10 day tour that uncovers the highlights...
10 days from USD $5,099

Jewels of Sultans Crown

From historic and majestic Istanbul to all...
12 days from USD $6,889

Istanbul to the Acropolis

From the great capital of the Ottoman to...
15 days from USD $7,749

Diamonds of the Med

See the very best of Turkey, then up at 7...
17 days from USD $8,189

Accommodation in Turkey

 

Turkey offers a wonderful range of accommodation, from the deluxe 5 star Crowne Plaza hotel in Istanbul, within walking distance to the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace to Kadir's Tree Houses in Olympos, in a picturesque coastal setting with nesting loggerhead turtles on the neighbouring beach. We select our hotels for their high service levels, warm welcome and personal touch. Like Egypt, the hotels in Turkey are usually decorated and furnished in an individual style with a quirky finish. For those seeking a more intimate and personal holiday there is a great choice of boutique hotels available throughout Turkey, all offering good facilities, a high standard of cleanliness and extra comfort. As hotel grading in Turkey may differ to what one expects as the standard in the West, on all tailor-made quotations we will provide Western standard hotel ratings for all hotels featured.

 

Some of our top accommodation picks for Turkey:

 

 

Ciragan Palace Kempinski Hotel - Istanbul - Lavish

Sitting on the shores of the mighty Bosphorus, the Ciragan Palace Kempinski offers a quintessential five star service for all it's guests. Rooms are tastefully decorated and often have a balcony looking over the river. Boasting no fewer than four restaurants, guests will enjoy fine dining with incredible city views. Relax in the infinity pool and watch the boats go by on the Bosphorus - our top tip! Well located on the European side of the river just a 10 minute drive from Taksim.

Four Seasons Hotel at the Bosphorus - Istanbul - Lavish

Housed in a 19th century Ottoman palace, the Four Seasons hotel is an elegant and luxurious residence. Guest rooms tastefully combine contemporary and Ottoman Turkish design with deep tones of dark blue and terracotta. The hotel's Aqua restaurant is a great place to enjoy a meal under the stars while the outdoor pool is perfect for a little respite away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located on the shores of the European side of the Bosphorus in the heart of Istanbul.

Yusuf Yigitoglu - Cappadocia - Lavish

Fully restored in 2003, Yusuf Yigitoglu was a 19th century mansion tucked in to the caves of ancient Cappadocia. Guest rooms are cosy with comfortable furninshing and a real feel of sleeping in a cave. Complimentary wifi internet is available and there are a couple of bars on site for guests to enjoy a refreshing drink whilst taking in the unique surroundings that this stunning area has to offer. Centrally located in the town of Urgup

Colossae Thermal Spa Hotel - Pamukkale - Superior

Set in landscaped gardens, the Colossae Thermal Spa Hotel has an envious location in Pamukkale. Guest rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. The on site thermal spa offers guests a chance to relax and enjoy what this region is most famous for. Why not take breakfast on the terrace or dinner by the pool? Two of our top tips! The hotel is well located close to the travertines in Pamukkale.

Hotel Samara - Bodrum - Deluxe

Perched on a private beach, the Hotel Samara is a modern hotel offering excellent service for all its guests. Guest rooms are very contemporary in style and offer superb amenities. The hotel boasts both outdoor and indoor pools as well as a whole host of sports and entertainment activities. Why not try a Turkish bath for a unique and fantastic Turkish experience! Well located in the heart of Bodrum on a curve of stunning beach.

Tatlises Hotel - Kusadasi - Superior

Looking out across the Aegean Sea, the Hotel Tatlises is modern and bright offering fantastic views from its upper floors. All guestrooms have excellent facilities and offer a pool or sea view. Wi-Fi is available throughout and the outdoor restaurant serves excellent Turkish and International cuisine. A refreshing early morning dip in the outdoor pool is a great way to start the day. The hotel is located a few blocks from the beach and in the middle of Kusadasi town.

Our 5-category system for grading accommodation in Turkey

 

On your tailor-made holiday enjoy a bespoke mix of accommodation, sampling the best of what Turkey has to offer. On all our quotes we will provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels using our ‘On The Go’ categories below. Accommodation can range from western style hotels and resorts to charming boutique or heritage properties, desert camps and other styles unique to Turkey.

 

Simple: Whether it be an eco lodge or a simple 2-star western-style hotel in remote areas where accommodation is limited, this is a no-frills option.

Standard: As comfortable as a western 3-star hotel, usually featuring en suite rooms with a moderate range of facilities.

Superior: A good standard of accommodation, usually equating to a western 4-star, with well-appointed en suite rooms and facilities, which more often than not include a swimming pool.

Deluxe: Luxury, comfort and 5-star facilities, often in beautiful settings - spacious en suite rooms, restaurants, swimming pool, fitness centre and other amenities, plus excellent service.

Lavish: Crème de la crème, 5-star plus - exquisitely appointed en suite rooms, restaurant, pool, fitness centre and amenities galore. Sheer opulence!

 

 

Getting around Turkey whilst on holiday

 

• Road Travel: Airport transfers and road travel at each port of call will be in our own chauffeur driven, private air-conditioned cars and minivans all of a modern European standard. This will be the recommended way of travelling throughout Turkey.

• Air Travel: We recommend covering large distances such as Cappadocia to Istanbul by internal flights which are normally on scheduled services with local airlines.

• Gulet Sailing: Turkey gulet boats are typically built of pine wood and sail along the beautiful coast of Turkey exploring the many coves. Gulet sailing generally forms part of a longer itinerary and accommodation is in twin cabins with private ensuite bathroom and includes snorkels & masks, fishing lines, all meals and afternoon tea with biscuits.

• Living it Local: To add a bit of flavour to your travels visit the local Grand Bazarre in Istanbul, bike the trails of Goreme valley, enjoy a mud bath in Koycegiz, hike part of Saklikent gorge, Turkey’s longest and deepest canyon or go tubing down the icy mountain stream.

 

 

 

Pricing Guidelines for a Tailor-made Holiday in Turkey

Prices can vary considerably for tailor-made travel as the quality of hotels, places visited and time of travel is entirely up to you. In addition, you may choose to have a private guide to escort your right through your holiday in Turkish, or simply have the services of local Turkish guides at each port of call.

 

Prices also vary dependent upon the number of people in your travelling party, as fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across each group.

 

For an indication of the sorts of prices to expect for a private holiday in Turkey please have a look at some of the Private Journeys featured on our website. These are based on two people travelling, sharing a twin/double room.

 

 

Inspirations for a holiday to Turkey

 

Not sure what you want to see in Turkey? Help is at hand! Our expert team of tailor-made consultants aim to understand what inspires you to travel so that we can put together the perfect trip for you, incorporating your interests and passions, whether they be a love of food, local culture, beach, luxury or outdoor adventure. Here are some of our top picks for Turkey.

 

Princes Island

Visit picturesque Princes Island
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Mount Nemrut

Eastern Turkey's star attraction
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Cappadocia

Explore the unique troglodyte villages
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Anatolian Ankara

Discover Turkey's capital
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Experience Ephesus

Learn the Roman way of life...
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Fascinating Fethiye

Discover Turkey's Turquoise Coast
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And lots more ...

 

Turkey has lots to inspire travel - the cotton castles of Pamukkale, gulet sailing in Marmaris, the ancient ruins of Ephesus and the bustling city of Istanbul. Those wishing to visit somewhere different will love the lesser visited Eastern Turkey, home to stunning Akdamar Island and the sophisticated city of Van.

 

Once you get in touch we’ll endeavour to find out exactly what you’re looking for, recommending activities that perfectly complement your itinerary, suggest destinations off the beaten track, and handpick unique things to see and do in the places you want to visit, ensuring that your holiday is truly memorable.

 

Contact us and we'll tailor-made your holiday to Turkey

 

Contact our Turkey Holiday specialists at custom@onthegotours.com

Fill in your Turkey tailor-made holiday wish list and we'll do the rest!

 

Your Turkey Holiday Wish List .

Once you have a rough idea of what you would like to do and see on your holiday, please fill in our simple 'Holiday Wishlist'. We’ll fully discuss your requirements, perhaps make some suggestions and then get right to work on your quotation.

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