Journey to where East meets West with our range of tours to Turkey or opt for an exclusive tailor-made holiday with handy travel guides to help you prepare for your trip.

For many Australians, the shared ANZAC history is what first brings you to Turkey with the poignant memorials of Gallipoli and the annual commemoration day serving as a modern day pilgrimage for many. Delve deeper into what Turkey has to offer and you'll find a rich history and surprising diversity that is bound to keep you coming back for more.

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From the calcium terraces of Pamukkale to the underground villages of Cappadocia and the stunning coastline of the Aegean, Turkey has an incredible array of landscapes with the intoxicating city of Istanbul and ancient sites of Ephesus and Pergamum to boot.

Whether you want to explore the sights of Turkey on a group tour, with the entire family or at your own pace on a tailor-made holiday, we’re bound to have something that suits you. Alternatively, consider doing something different this festive season and spend Christmas in Turkey.

Upcoming Turkey Trips 2019 and 2020

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Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Istanbul, Turkey 05 Oct 2019 AUD $1,496 was $1,995 25% off Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Map
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Istanbul, Turkey 05 Oct 2019 AUD $1,759 was $2,345 25% off Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Map
Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Istanbul, Turkey 05 Oct 2019 AUD $1,596 was $1,995 20% off Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Map
Turkey & Tutankhamun with Cruise - 16 days Istanbul, Turkey 05 Oct 2019 AUD $3,036 was $3,795 20% off Turkey & Tutankhamun with Cruise - 16 days Map
Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Istanbul, Turkey 05 Oct 2019 AUD $2,396 was $2,995 20% off Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Map

Turkey Signature Group Tours

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Aegean Explorer

7 Days | FROM AUD $1,495

Kicking off in the powerhouse of the Ottoman empire - Istanbul, pay...

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Istanbul to the Med

7 days | FROM AUD $1,795

Following the famed Aegean coastline, we discover Ottoman Istanbul,...

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Turkey Unplugged

10 Days | FROM AUD $1,895

Explore stunning Istanbul with its bazaars and mosques and wander...

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Christmas Turkey

12 days | FROM AUD $2,945

There’s no stuffing birds or entertaining aunts! Enjoy snowflakes on...

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Turkey Discovered

14 Days | FROM AUD $3,095

Discover Turkish treasures on a trip that packs in Ottoman Istanbul,...

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Turkey & Tutankhamun

16 days | FROM AUD $2,595

From Ottoman Istanbul, the battlefields of Gallipoli, Roman ruins, the...

Turkey Handpicked Group Tours

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Istanbul to Athens

14 days | FROM AUD $5,195

From Istanbul - the great capital of the Ottoman Empire, to Athens -...

Turkey Signature ANZAC Day 2020 Tours

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Anzac Express 2020

4 days | FROM AUD $945

ANZAC Day Tours, Gallipoli. Starts: 23rd April. Straight to the point...

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Anzac Digger 2020

6 days | FROM AUD $1,245

ANZAC Day Tours, Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 21st April. In just 6 days...

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Anzac Discovered 2020

9 days | FROM AUD $1,995

ANZAC Day Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 18th April. Kicking off in Istanbul,...

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Anzac & Turkey Explorer 2020

11 days | FROM AUD $2,345

ANZAC Day Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 16th April. Check out amazing Turkey...

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Giza & Gallipoli

15 days | FROM AUD $3,595

ANZAC Day Tours, Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 13th April. Our Giza and...

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Anzac 2020 & Ancient Egypt

16 days | FROM AUD $3,695

ANZAC Day Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 21st April. Kicking off in Istanbul,...

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Egypt & Anzac Explorer

17 days | FROM AUD $3,345

ANZAC Day Tours, Gallipoli 2020. Starts: 10th April. Our Egypt & Anzac...

Turkey Budget Overland Adventures

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Azerbaijan to Istanbul

30 Days | FROM AUD $5,055

Travel from the Azerbaijani capital of Baku to the Turkish city of...

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Istanbul To Azerbaijan

30 Days | FROM AUD $5,055

Explore the highlights of Turkey and the Caucasus on this 30-day...

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Turkey To Tashkent

48 Days | FROM AUD $8,635

Follow the ancient Silk Road trading route from Istanbul to Tashkent...

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Tashkent to Turkey

48 Days | FROM AUD $8,635

Journey along the famous Silk Road on this 48-day overland adventure...

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Central Asia Discovery Westbound

63 Days | FROM AUD $10,550

Get off the beaten track in Central Asia, the Caucasus and Turkey on...

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Central Asia Discovery

63 Days | FROM AUD $10,550

Immerse yourself in the heart of Central Asia on this 63 day overland...

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Silk Road Encompassed

89 Days | FROM AUD $14,395

Journey from Istanbul to Xi'an across the heart of Central Asia on...

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Silk Road Encompassed Westbound

89 Days | FROM AUD $14,395

Starting in the fascinating Chinese city of Xi’an, this 89-day group...

Turkey Handpicked Sailing Holidays

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Aegean Islands Escape - 8 Days Map

Aegean Islands Escape

8 Days | FROM AUD $1,895

From the buzzing port of Bodrum in Turkey to the perfect paradise...

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Turkish Delight - 8 Days Map

Turkish Delight

8 Days | FROM AUD $795

Sail through the beautiful waters and stunning scenery of the Gulf of...

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Traditional gulet | TurkeyCruise the Med - 8 days Map

Cruise the Med

8 days | FROM AUD $945

Up anchor at Marmaris on Turkey's spectacular Mediterranean coast for...

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Island of Symi | GreeceGreek Island Getaway - 8 days Map

Greek Island Getaway

8 days | FROM AUD $1,895

Setting sail from Bodrum spend an idyllic week aboard a gulet, Greek...

Turkey Independent Private Tours

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Sanfranbolu | TurkeyBlack Sea Discovery - 7 days Map

Black Sea Discovery

7 days | FROM AUD $7,275

Explore the sites of enchanting Istanbul, then get off the beaten...

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Cappadocia | TurkeyClassical Turkey - 10 days Map

Classical Turkey

10 days | FROM AUD $6,495

A 10 day tour that uncovers the highlights of Turkey. From the...

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Hagia Sofia | Istanbul | TurkeyJewels of Sultans Crown - 12 days Map

Jewels of Sultans Crown

12 days | FROM AUD $8,845

From historic and majestic Istanbul to surreal Cappadocia, all the...

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Santorini | Greek Islands | GreeceIstanbul to the Acropolis - 15 days Map

Istanbul to the Acropolis

15 days | FROM AUD $9,945

From the great capital of the Ottoman Empire to the ancient capital of...

Turkey Handpicked Short Stays

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The Bosphorus and Blue Mosque | Istanbul | TurkeyIstanbul & Gallipoli - 5 days Map

Istanbul & Gallipoli

5 days | FROM AUD $1,795

Head to Turkey for a short break with a difference. Explore...

Turkey Independent Short Stays

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The Bosphorus | Istanbul | TurkeyCity of Sultans - 4 days Map

City of Sultans

4 days | FROM AUD $945

Visit Istanbul - the only city that spans two continents. See the...

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ANZAC Cove | Gallipolli | TurkeyGallipoli & Troy - 4 days Map

Gallipoli & Troy

4 days | FROM AUD $1,095

Head away on a short break with a difference. Pay your respects at...

Hot air ballooning | Cappadocia | Turkey

Tailor-made Holidays

Tour Turkey your way with a bespoke tailor-made holiday where you get to set the pace. Whatever your interest, our team will handpick unique sites to see, things to do and places to stay.

We'll ensure your tailor-made holiday in Turkey is just right for you. Brimming with archaeological treasures and stunning landscapes, top of our list for Turkey are the surreal fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, the Roman remains of Ephesus and otherworldly calcium pools of Pamukkale.

Turkey Day Tours and Excursions

Tour the natural delights of Pamukkale and Cappadocia, see the city sights in Istanbul or visit Roman ruins from Turkey's popular coastal resorts of Izmir, Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris and Kusadasi with our range of fun day tours and activities.

Small Group Day Trip to Pamukkale

10 hours
FROM AUD $107.49

Marvel at the natural wonder of Pamukkale and explore the ancient city of Hierapolis on a walking...

Small-Group: Istanbul in One Day

8 hours
FROM AUD $148.80

Spend a day exploring Istanbul and visiting its six most famous attractions on this small group...

Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary Day Trip

8 hours
FROM AUD $140.26

Explore the ancient ruined city of Ephesus, visit St John’s Basilica on Ayasuluk Hill and stop in...

Cappadocia Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM AUD $327.95

Start your morning with a champagne breakfast and an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the...

Dalyan Cruise from Marmaris and Mud Bath

10 hours
FROM AUD $36.44

Embark on a full day cruise around Marmaris Bay and along the Dalyan River, with stops on Iztuzu...

Istanbul Food Evening Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

3 hours
FROM AUD $154.87

Spend an evening discovering the flavours of Turkish cuisine on a gastronomic tour of Istanbul,...

ATV Tour of Goreme and Surrounding Valleys

2 hours
FROM AUD $82.67

Explore the otherworldly landscape of Goreme Valley and surrounding valleys on four wheels, on a...

Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Istanbul

1 hour 30 minutes
FROM AUD $43.73

Witness Turkey’s famous whirling dervishes at a performance of the centuries-old Mevleviye...

Turkey tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 98 recent reviews — See All Turkey Reviews

The tour was great, what made it great was Lale, nothing was an effort for her, even as to say I had an issue where I needed a dentist and she went out of her way to find one, she even took her time to take me there ! I’ve been on a few tours and I have to say she is one great tour guide !!! She is very valuable to your company and also she is very knowledgeable about this beautiful country. 10 out of 10 ”  

Giovanna Perri • Submitted 10 Sep 2019

Lale was a fantastic wealth of knowledge!

Nothing was to hard for her and she made our trip unforgettable! Thanks Lale”  

Kristi Board • Submitted 2 Sep 2019

This was an amazing tour led by a fantastic guide. Her knowledge and enthusiasm in sharing it made for a memorable trip. Her cheerful disposition, attention to detail and concern for the welfare of individual tour members were very much appreciated.”  

Frances Murray • Submitted 2 Sep 2019

Recent Travel Articles on Turkey


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Top Five Ancient Sites in Turkey

April 2, 2019 • Hannah Lane

Whilst Greece often steals the limelight as the home of historic sites and ruins, it’s...

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Top 10 Sunrise Spots Around the World

March 14, 2019 • Hannah Lane

Whether you’re an early riser or not, nothing beats starting your day with a view of the...

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A Quick Guide to Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia

February 19, 2019 • Caroline Shaw

Set in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia is a rocky wonderland that never fails to enchant. Known for...

Experience Cappadocia
Explore Turkey's crowning glory by bike

From the calcium terraces of Pamukkale to the sun-kissed coastline, Turkey is certainly not short on natural beauty but few places beat Cappadocia for sheer magic. And now you can experience this breathtaking region by bike for an unforgettable journey through the lunar-like landscape. Get off the beaten track and get to know Cappadocia like never before with our 9 day Cycle Cappadocia tour.

Highlights of our Turkey tours

Turkey is home to an incredible array of architectural wonders, from Roman ruins to grand Ottoman palaces, and it also boasts a healthy dose of gorgeous coastline and natural wonders. You'll find many of them included on our group tours and here's a taster:

Istanbul

The stunning Blue Mosque at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey

Start your adventure in the magical city of Istanbul with a guided tour of the famous Blue Mosque, the grand Hagia Sofia and the stunning Topkapi Palace with time to explore the Grand Bazaar.

Cappadocia

Hot air ballooning | Cappadocia | Turkey

Explore the bizarre rock formations, underground cities and fairytale-like chimneys of World Heritage-listed Cappadocia, and opt to spend sunrise in a hot-air balloon for the best views.

Pamukkale

Marvel at the limestone pools of Pamukkale, created by mineral-rich thermal springs and perfect for a paddle in the shimmering sunlight, with nearby thermal baths and Roman ruins to enjoy.

Ephesus

Library of Celsus | Ephesus | Turkey

Discover the renowned Roman ruins of Ephesus - the best preserved classical city in the eastern Mediterranean, with a knowledgeable guide who will bring the history of ancient Turkey to life.

Konya

Whirling dervishes | Konya | Turkey

Delve into the mysticism of Konya with a visit to the monastery of the Mevlana whirling dervishes for a unique insight into the Sufi community and its rich cultural heritage.

Kusadasi

The travertine pools of Pamukkale filled with mineral-rich thermal waters

Spend a night at the sunny coastal resort of Kusadasi, one of Turkey's most popular beach destinations, with a visit to the ancient amphitheatre of Pergamum on the drive there.

Booking your Turkey tour from Australia

To book your tour to Turkey, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Turkey with us:

The Barracks Flight Centre

Shop 16B, The Barracks, 61 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
07 3333 3800
Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days

Helloworld Travel Carindale

Shop 1010 Westfield Carindale, , 1151 Creek Road, , Carindale, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
07 3843 1144
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days

Toowoomba Flight Centre Tailor Made

Shop 86 Grand Central Shopping Centre , Toowoomba, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
07 4529 6300
City of Sultans - 4 days

Mount Barker Red Flight Centre

Shop 38B - Mount Barker Central, Hutchinson Street, Mount Barker, SA, Adelaide, Australia
08 8391 2844
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days