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.

Top Turkey Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Istanbul, Turkey 24 Mar 2018 £596 was £795 25% off Aegean Explorer - 7 Days Map
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Istanbul, Turkey 24 Mar 2018 £746 was £995 25% off Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days Map
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days Istanbul, Turkey 07 Apr 2018 £1,091 was £1,455 25% off Turkey Discovered - 14 Days Map
Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Istanbul, Turkey 07 Apr 2018 £671 was £895 25% off Istanbul to the Med - 7 days Map
Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Istanbul, Turkey 24 Mar 2018 £1,193 was £1,325 10% off Turkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Map
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Turkey Group Tours

Aegean Explorer

7 Days | FROM £645

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

Istanbul to the Med

7 days | FROM £775

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

Turkey Unplugged

10 Days | FROM £795

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

Christmas Turkey

12 days | FROM £1,495

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

Turkey Discovered

14 Days | FROM £1,295

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

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Istanbul to Athens

14 days | FROM £2,099

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

Turkey & Tutankhamun

16 days | FROM £1,125

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

Budapest to Istanbul

15 Days | FROM £1,525

Take a journey from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to neighbouring...

Prague to Istanbul

19 Days | FROM £2,125

Take an epic journey from the Czech Republic all the way to Turkey...

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. 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.

Turkey Sailing Holidays

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Cruise the Med

8 days | FROM £465

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

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Greek Island Getaway

8 days | FROM £945

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

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

Turkey Cycling Holidays

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Cycle Cappadocia

9 days | FROM £845

Discover the magical world of Cappadocia by bike. Cycle through a...

Explore the beautiful landscapes of Turkey on an exhilarating off-road mountain biking holiday, escorted by a local guide and travelling in a small group, with a maximum of 16 people. Sightsee and ride for an average of 40km a day, with a support vehicle on hand for those needing a break. Our Turkey cycling holiday is ideal for regular weekend leisure cyclists, with a good level of fitness, who are used to cycling on paved and forestry roads with limited off road experience. Bike hire is available locally.

Turkey Private Tours

Sanfranbolu | TurkeyBlack Sea Discovery - 7 days MapTailored To Suit You

Black Sea Discovery

7 days | FROM £3,295

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

Cappadocia | TurkeyClassical Turkey - 10 days MapTailored To Suit You

Classical Turkey

10 days | FROM £3,175

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

Hagia Sofia | Istanbul | TurkeyJewels of Sultans Crown - 12 days MapTailored To Suit You

Jewels of Sultans Crown

12 days | FROM £4,295

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

Santorini | Greek Islands | GreeceIstanbul to the Acropolis - 15 days MapTailored To Suit You

Istanbul to the Acropolis

15 days | FROM £4,845

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

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

Turkey Short Stays

The Bosphorus | Istanbul | TurkeyCity of Sultans - 4 days MapTailored To Suit You

City of Sultans

4 days | FROM £435

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

ANZAC Cove | Gallipolli | TurkeyGallipoli & Troy - 4 days MapTailored To Suit You

Gallipoli & Troy

4 days | FROM £445

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

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Istanbul & Gallipoli

5 days | FROM £755

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

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

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 to 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, Marmaris and Kusadasi with our range of fun day tours and activities.

Small Group Day Trip to Pamukkale

10 hours
FROM £49.39

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 £61.96

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 £58.32

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 £125.86

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 £16.36

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

Istanbul Evening Food Walking Tour

3 hours
FROM £76.41

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 £36.45

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

Whirling Dervish Show in Istanbul

90 minutes
FROM £21.58

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

Turkey tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.82 out of 5 based on 93 recent reviews — See All Turkey Reviews

From the instant out tour started we knew Burhan Coskun was going to be the best of the best tour guide. His knowledge of times dates and history was extraordinary. He transported me (us) back in time. Many times I just was blown away with the WOW factor of the sights. Burhan is so passionate about his country's history. His caring and understanding of us was so reassuring. He always told us what was coming up next and how far to the next stop. It was a full on tour hence the name "On the GO" and one has to be prepared physically. It was a fabulous tour. Also what was so special was Burhan had a bag of Red Gerbera flowers for us to place at Gallipoli - not many dry eyes at that gesture.

I would also like to make special mention of our driver, Ali. He was awesome, his driving is the very best and we all felt very safe and secure and never felt nervous. Burhan and Ali complimented each other extremely well, such a good team!! Fantastic tour all round.”  

Marjorie Ward • Submitted 7 Oct 2017

So glad I booked the trip to Turkey. Had a most amazing time. Our guide Mete was the best, What a wonderful country. So glad On The Go did not cancel their tour like many of the other tour company's. I will certainly promote the country & Onthego ”  

Helen McBride • Submitted 2 Oct 2017

Turkey was my number 1 on my bucket list. This is my 40th country to visit. I am so lucky we had Burhan as our guide. He is the best guide I have ever had on a tour. He was very patient, gave us a lot of history and information and he is a very good person with a great sense of humour! I really appreciated the wake up calls eAch day, the alloted time for breakfast, getting the luggage out etc was excellent. It was very well organized. Ali was our driver and he was excellent as well. The roads in Turkey were beautiful and I felt totally safe there the whole time. I look forward to taking another tour with your company in 2018! ”  

Laurie MacDonald • Submitted 29 Sep 2017

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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.

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Recommended places to visit in Turkey

Turkey has more architectural wonders than you can shake a Fez hat at from Roman ruins to grand Ottoman palaces with a healthy does of gorgeous coastline and natural wonders. To get you started here's some of the top sites we recommend in Turkey.

Istanbul - Ottoman Capital

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Hagia Sofia | Istanbul | Turkey

The gateway to the east and most people’s starting point in Turkey. Istanbul is a city that needs little introduction – spanning both Europe and Asia it is one of the world’s most fascinating cities with one of the most beautiful harbours. With minarets gleaming in the sunshine and the sound of the call to prayer ringing across the city – it is a place not to be missed.

Kusadasi - Coastal Resort

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Kusadasi waterfront

With around 300 days of sunshine per year, it’s little surprise that Kusadasi is such a popular beach holiday destination. There are a number of wonderful restaurants and bars all over the city as well as stunning beaches making it a fantastic place for those seeking a mix of relaxation and excitement. It is also well situated for those seeking to explore the incredible, ancient city of Ephesus, which was built by the Greeks in 10th century BC.

Pamukkale - Cotton Castles

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Pamukkale | Turkey

One of Turkey’s most famous sites, Pamukkale is another wonder of nature. Calcium rich mineral waters have cascaded over the cliff’s edge creating these amazing travertines. A quick dip in the warm soothing waters is a must – most hotels in the area take advantage of this geothermal wonderland and have naturally heated pools as wonderful spa facilities.

Cappadocia - Lunar Landscape

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Hot air ballooning | Cappadocia | Turkey

Every trip to Turkey really should include Cappadocia. The bizarre rock formations of Turkey’s Central Anatolia are famous the world over. Fairy-like chimneys tower over the special landscape and the Goreme Open Air Museum is a must see. The site is particularly spectacular first thing in the morning when you can opt to take an unforgettable balloon ride over the area.

Oludeniz - Blue Lagoon

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Oludeniz beach

Blended with turquoise and aqua marine, it is easy to see why Oludeniz, a stunning secluded bay on a beautiful blue lagoon is one of the most photographed beaches in Turkey. Construction is prohibited here and it is also a national nature reserve so it is one of Turkey’s best beaches to visit. Paragliding is a big thing here and it gives you a fantastic view of the bay from the air.

Konya - Whirling Dervishes

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Konya is a mystical city, home to the magical whirling dervishes, a member of the Sufi faith who wear a long white dress and spin in circles for 15 minutes at a time. The town is deeply historical, the site of a number of ancient settlements and civilisations though nowadays, Konya is recognised for its strong economy and respected university, giving the town a unique blend of history and modernity.

Booking your Turkey tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Turkey, please call us on 020-7371-1113, email us at 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:

Putney 1 - Flight Centre

135 Putney High St, Putney, London, UK
Aegean Explorer - 7 Days

Chelmsford - Flight Centre

Dukesmead House, 39 High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, UK
01245 494 498
Istanbul & Gallipoli - 5 days

Glasgow Buchanan Galleries - Flight Centre

Level 3 , Kiosk 3 Buchanan Galleries, 220 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, UK
0141 332 9280
Turkey Discovered - 14 Days

Fulham - Flight Centre

405 North End Road, Fulham, London, UK
020-7385 8889
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days