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Custom isn't complicated: in fact over 80% of our travelers go to Turkey on a Custom Journey. And here's the beauty—the trip departs on dates of your choosing and you travel only in the company of loved ones to destinations entirely up to you. You determine your Turkey luxury tour, trip length and focus. The type of Turkey lodging is up to you, as are included meals. All Turkey custom journeys are accompanied by expert private local guides and drivers, all for about the price of a group departure (or if you choose, the sky is of course the limit).

View a Turkey sample itinerary or customize one of our signature Small Group Trips to suit your travel dates.

Your Journey, Your Way™

Contact a Turkey Travel Specialist or call 1-800-642-2742 to begin creating your unique trip to Turkey.

Here are some ideas:

  • Stay in gorgeous, culturally authentic hotels
  • Enjoy tour leadership by an expert on Turkish culture
  • Haggle in some of the 4,000 shops that make up Istanbul's Grand Bazaar
  • Cross the Bosporus Bridge from Europe to Asia
  • Explore—and sleep in—the other-worldly rock formations of Cappadocia
  • See the mystical spin of Whirling Dervishes in a 13th century fortress
  • Follow in the footsteps of Achilles, Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, Marc Antony, Julius Caesar, St. Paul and the Virgin Mary
  • Ponder the legacy of Anaxagoras, the first to give a scientific explanation of celestial bodies

What's Included on a Custom Journey

Personalized Trip Planning

Tell us your vision. We'll pull together a dazzling, totally personalized itinerary that
reflects all of your interests. We charge no upfront fees for this outstanding service.

Private Local Guides & Drivers

You will have your own private, local guide in each destination. Our guides are the
best in the region–educated, friendly individuals who offer insights you can only get
from a local. Your own private driver is also included for all tours and transfers.

Beyond-the-Ordinary Activities

We go beyond just preparing a day-by-day itinerary with watertight logistics. Our personal
connections and in-depth knowledge mean the possibilities are endless and the
experiences extraordinary. Is avant-garde art your passion? We can get you inside an
artists' colony in Beijing, with a contemporary-art museum curator as your guide. Do
you dream of seeing tigers in the wild? We can arrange for a private safari in search of the Bengal tiger with a biologist from the World Wildlife Fund in India.

Accommodations & Cuisine

Boutique and often very luxurious accommodations are included in a Custom Journey.
From exquisite, restored maharajahs' palaces in India to a nomadic ger camp in Mongolia,
we emphasize authentic local style–it's as much a door into a culture as any
visit to a museum. Our dining picks likewise reflect our true-to-the-land obsession and
appreciation of all things excellent.

The Fine Details

Custom Journeys also include internal airfare, daily activities and entry fees, ground
transportation, private airport transfers and a customized Travel Guide, specific to
your journey. We also provide comprehensive Emergency Evacuation and Emergency
Medical travel insurance.

Destination Details

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Departure / Land Cost:
From $550 per person per day/double occupancy. Costs can be higher or lower depending on travel style and included services. Thoughtful choices and itinerary planning can accommodate a range of budgets.
See Essential or Extended Turkey travel destinations.
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