Turkey Travel Tours & Trips

The First World War history of Gallipoli
UNESCO World Heritage-listed archaeological site of Troy
Kas' laid-back charm and ancient Greek theatre
The mystic Sufi order known as the 'Whirling Dervishes'
Antalya's theatre at Aspendos
The surreal rock formations and valleys of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cappadocia
Underground city of Derinkuyu
Istanbul's Aya Sofya - built by Roman Emperor Justinian
Mount Nemrut's colossal statues of the temple and tomb of King Antiochus
UNESCO World Heritage-listed pools and terraces of Pamukkale
  • Trips & tours in Turkey

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    From US $5965

    Classical Turkey & the Greek Islands - 21 days

    Istanbul’s Blue Mosque (aka Sultan Ahmed Mosque) provides a true glimpse into classical Turkey. Built between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed...
    Countries visited: Greece, Turkey
    From US $3075

    The Best of Turkey - 22 days

    Turkish Delight was invented over 230 years ago by confectioner, Bekir Effendi, at his shop in the Bahcekapi district of Istanbul. Its popularity quickly...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $1920

    Turkey Revealed - 10 days

    Large enough to shelter around 20,000 people, the 60-metre deep underground city of Derinkuyu is awe-inspiring. Built between the 7th and 8th ...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $1240

    Glimpse of Turkey - 8 days

    Phaselis was founded in the 7th century BC. It flourished as a commercial trading centre where anything could be bought and sold, including citizenships for...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $1810

    Treasures of Turkey - 15 days

    There are many strange natural wonders in Turkey, but Pamukkale is perhaps the most surreal. Named the ‘Cotton Castle’, this unique formation of...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $2852

    Treasures of Turkey - Independent Journey - 15 days

    There are many strange natural wonders in Turkey, but Pamukkale is perhaps the most surreal. Named the ‘Cotton Castle’, this unique formation of...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $2190

    Central Turkey & the Black Sea - 15 days

    The Ottoman era is alive and well in Safranbolu. Back in the 13th century, it became an important caravan station on the main east-west trade route. By the...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $735

    Ephesus Experience - Independent - 3 days

    One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis suffered a fraught existence before being finally destroyed in 401 AD. A flood destroyed...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $1160

    Goreme Experience - Independent - 3 days

    ‘Fairy chimneys’ is a fitting nickname for the rock formations of Cappadocia. The odd shapes and caverns of this otherworldly landscape, formed...
    Countries visited: Turkey
    From US $1827

    Istanbul & Gallipoli Experience - Independent - 5 days

    There’s a modern twist to the myth of Troy. When German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann found gold in the area in the 19th century, he touted it as the...
    Countries visited: Turkey
  • Why we love Turkey

    • Drift through the Sapphire Coast between Fethiye and Antalya on a not-especially-fast sailing boat
    • Fly over the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia at dawn by hot air balloon. A whole valley of these extraordinary stone columns reaching up like arms of the earth in the silent pink light, slowly drifting beneath you, resolute and unmoving
    • Stand in quiet contemplation at the beaches of the Dardenelles, like Gallipoli
    • Try a testi kebab, an Anatolian speciality. It’s a variation on the kebab you already know; a mixture of meat and vegetables cooked in a clay pot or jug over fire. Then, when it’s ready, the pot is smashed open and you eat from it with a chunk of Turkish bread
    • At every corner, Turkey happily offers visitors sensual pleasures: where else but Hierapolis can you bathe among Roman remains in thermal waters, or other than at Kekova could you swim among the ruins of an ancient sunken city?

    Safety information

    Everyone has the right to feel safe and secure on their trip. We don’t tolerate any form of sexual harassment at Peregrine and Geckos, either between passengers or involving our leaders or local operators. Sexual relationships (consensual or otherwise) between a leader and a passenger are unacceptable. If you ever feel another person is behaving inappropriately please inform us immediately by contacting the emergency contact number detailed in these trip notes.

  • From our Blog

    A bounty of beauty: six of Turkey's most unmissable sights

    Turkey is a traveller's dream. As well as being full of friendly locals, it's got more beauty, culture, tradition and delicious cuisine than you could ever ask for. It's a megamix of everything that is good about travelling, all rolled into one goodlooking and endlessly loveable sprawl of land. ...

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    Gallipoli, 1915: the history, the facts and the figures

    Turkey is a land of sparkling beauty and arresting sights – but no other moment can match the emotion of Gallipoli on 25th April, ANZAC Day. 

    It is a day of remembrance, one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s most important national occasions, and an emotional, sobering travel experience....

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    What's it like to be at the Gallipoli ANZAC Day Ceremony?

    By Sarah Yates

    I wandered off in the darkness to find a quiet spot from which I could warm myself and watch the service. The track was rough, bumpy and crumbling. There were Turkish soldiers everywhere; with guns so big they looked pretend. Even though the guns on these shores were long silent...

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    Impressions of Istanbul

    By Oliver Pelling

    Before visiting Turkey, I had few preconceptions of the place. I had fewer still of Istanbul. This likely isn’t a good thing for someone who writes about travel for a living to admit, but there we go.

    All I had rattling around my mind were a few stock travel...

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    Turkish treasures: Peregrine leader Ergun Akkan

    If you want to see the real Turkey, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone better to show it to you than Peregrine leader Ergun Akkan. The leader of seven years loves telling his family and friends about all the interesting people he meets on his trip – and Peregrine travellers love telling their family and...

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