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.

With its pristine coastline and fascinating ancient cities, Turkey regularly features on the UK's most popular tourist destination list and it's not hard to see why when you consider that Istanbul, a treasure trove of architectural wonders from the Blue Mosque to Topkapi Palace, is less than five hours away. For a number of UK travellers Turkey is a place for quiet reflection with the war memorials of Gallipoli and echoes of recent history. For others, Turkey is a place of awe and wonder with its incredible natural landscapes from the calcium terraces of Pamukkale to the underground villages of Cappadocia with plenty of coastline to soak up the sun.

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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

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Istanbul, Turkey 17 Aug 2019 £973 was £1,145 15% off Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Map
Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Istanbul, Turkey 06 Jul 2019 £846 was £995 15% off Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Map
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days Istanbul, Turkey 06 Jul 2019 £1,398 was £1,645 15% off Turkey Discovered - 14 Days Map
Turkey & Tutankhamun with Cruise - 16 days Istanbul, Turkey 13 Jul 2019 £1,441 was £1,695 15% off Turkey & Tutankhamun with Cruise - 16 days Map
Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Istanbul, Turkey 13 Jul 2019 £846 was £995 15% off Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Map

Our Turkey Tours

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Aegean Explorer

Trip Type : Group Tours
7 Days | FROM £745

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

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Istanbul to the Med

Trip Type : Group Tours
7 days | FROM £845

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

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Turkey Unplugged

Trip Type : Group Tours
10 Days | FROM £895

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

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Christmas Turkey

Trip Type : Group Tours
12 days | FROM £1,395

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

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Turkey Discovered

Trip Type : Group Tours
14 Days | FROM £1,495

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

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Turkey & Tutankhamun

Trip Type : Group Tours
16 days | FROM £1,245

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

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The Acropolis looking out over the city of Athens in GreeceIstanbul to Athens - 14 days Map

Istanbul to Athens

Trip Type : Group Tours
14 days | FROM £2,495

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

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Traditional gulet | TurkeyCruise the Med - 8 days Map

Cruise the Med

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM £495

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

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM £995

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

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Sanfranbolu | TurkeyBlack Sea Discovery - 7 days Map

Black Sea Discovery

Trip Type : Private Tours
7 days | FROM £3,295

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

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Cappadocia | TurkeyClassical Turkey - 10 days Map

Classical Turkey

Trip Type : Private Tours
10 days | FROM £3,095

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

Trip Type : Private Tours
12 days | FROM £4,195

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

Trip Type : Private Tours
15 days | FROM £4,745

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

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

Istanbul & Gallipoli

Trip Type : Short Stays
5 days | FROM £845

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

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

Gallipoli & Troy

Trip Type : Short Stays
4 days | FROM £545

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

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

City of Sultans

Trip Type : Short Stays
4 days | FROM £445

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

Our Turkey Trip Types

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Turkey Group Tours

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We have a range of group tours to suit all interests from short city breaks that focus on Istanbul and Gallipoli to tours which spend up to 2 weeks touring this fascinating country.

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Opt to end in Marmaris where you can enjoy some beach-side bliss or head to Turkey this Christmas for a festive holiday with a difference. There's also the choice to combine Turkey with neighbouring Greece or the ancient wonders of Egypt.

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Turkey Tailor-made Holidays

Plan Your Dream Holiday

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.

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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.

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Turkey Sailing Holidays

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Set sail from the Mediterranean resort of Marmaris or Bodrum for a relaxing 8 day cruise through crystal clear waters, stopping to visit Turkey’s unspoilt offshore islands and beautiful coves.

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You'll be sailing on a traditional gulet. Turkey’s proximity to Greece also makes it the perfect starting point for languid cruises around the stunning Dodecanese islands.

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Turkey Private Tours

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We have a number of private tours to Turkey which take in the popular sites as well as hidden gems off the beaten track.

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Explore the coast from Istanbul to Marmaris, follow a different route along the Black Sea visiting charming historic towns, discover the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, marvel at brilliantly preserved ancient amphitheatres, island hop your way to Athens or combine classical touring with Mediterranean sailing.

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Turkey Short Stays

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Sample the exotic meeting of Europe and Asia in the city of Istanbul with our range of short stays in Turkey.

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Spend 4 days in Istanbul marvelling at the grand Byzantine monuments and exploring the local bazaars or consider heading to the Dardanelles to learn all about the history of ANZAC at Gallopoli and whether a face really did launch a thousand ships at Troy. With accommodation, airport transfers, transportation and guided sightseeing included, these short stays are the perfect way to enjoy some of Turkey's most popular destinations.

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Turkey Day Tours

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.

Turkey tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.93 out of 5 based on 91 recent reviews — See All Turkey Reviews

Absolutely amazing tour and our guide could not have been more knowledgeable and accommodating. Reggie made our tour better by predicting when other tours would be there so we got quieter times at busy sites . His humour and professionalism was amazing. Thanks ‘ On the go ‘ and Reggie. ”  

Dean Jacobs • Submitted 8 Jun 2019

Had a great tour! Saw everything there was to see! The guides were great.! The only thing slightly negative was while the hotel was great.....it was really quite a distance from the main centre. I felt bad the drivers had to go such a long way to retrieve me and bring me back to hotel each time. But the long drive meant I did get to see more of the city!”  

Janice O'Brien • Submitted 5 Jun 2019

I really enjoyed this trip. This tour includes visits to some of the ancient world's most famous places, including the Hagia Sofia, Troy, and Ephesus, and you get to visit unusual natural wonders like the Fairy Chimneys in Cappadocia. Our guide Lale was very knowledgeable about history and politics, and we learned so much from her about life in Turkey. She was funny and friendly and took great care of all of us. Well worth the price and I would love to go come back.”  

Juliet Carrington • Submitted 2 Jun 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...

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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 United Kingdom

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:

Manchester Deansgate - Flight Centre

10-12 St Marys Gate, Deansgate, Manchester, UK
0161 834 3737
Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days

Canterbury - Flight Centre

UNIT 1, 8-9 THE PARADE , CANTERBURY, UK
01227 786555
Istanbul & Gallipoli - 5 days

Richmond, First & Business - Flight Centre

38 The Quadrant, , Richmond, , Surrey, UK
020 8439 5737
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days

Uxbridge - Flight Centre

The Chimes Shopping Centre, 182 High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
01895 252 212
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days