💧 Tap Water
Drinking tap water in turkey is usually considered safe; however, it’s better to drink bottled water as a precaution.
Tipping in Turkey is usual and expected. In the restaurants, 10-15% tipping is expected and acceptable. In other situations like taxis, tipping is appreciated but not obligatory.
Turkish is the turkey’s official language; however, some regions speak Kurmanji, Arabic, and Zazaki. Nevertheless, in many places, you can find English and French people fluently, but it should be mentioned that English is not widely spoken in Turkey.
Euro and Dollar are easy to exchange in Turkey. Also, there are many ATMs in Turkey’s major cities, but there are some areas that you cannot find any ATMs. It’s recommended to have a mixture of cash, ATM, and credit card.
The way you dress should depend on the area you are going to visit in Turkey. There are some cities in which people get dressed, like LA! However, there some other towns that have traditional and customs, so you should be more conservative.
Most public toilets in Turkey are western toilets; however, you may face some squats as well. Therefore, be prepared for that. The first time you use these toilets may be challenging, but you will get used to it soon! Make sure to remove any objects like cellphone, wallet, etc. from your pocket because it’s likely to lose them!
Most Wi-Fi spots in Turkey require a Turkish or European number for getting the passcode. Getting a Turkish SIM card can be a good idea for you. In this case, to get a passcode online. In hotels, restaurants, etc., you may find many disconnections in Wi-Fi internet.
🔒 Banned Websites
Some websites in Turkey, like Wikipedia, PayPal, Booking.com, etc., are banned in turkey. If you need these sites during your visit, make sure to have a VPN application on your cellphone or laptop.
Adaptors in Turkey are F type, an essential European outlet with 220 V of the standard voltage.
Mediterranean: Cruise on the Mediterranean since its coasts are like paradise, and getting a cruise on it can be one of the best things to do in Turkey.
Grand Bazaar: Explore the Grand Bazaar, perhaps the largest ancient and covered bazaar in the world located in Istanbul.
Ankara: Admire the Ankara Castle, dating to the 7th century AD, which used to be a part of Romans, Byzantines, Seljuq Turks, Crusaders, and the Ottomans.
Aqua Vega Aquarium: walk in the underwater Aqua Vega Aquarium, one of the world’s largest underwater worlds in Ankara, Turkey.
Dolmabahce Palace: Visit the Dolmabahce Palace, an upgraded version of the official buildings of the Ottomans at the heart of Istanbul.
Istanbul: Marvel at the Topkapi Palace since it used to be the seat of power for the Ottomans, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hagia Sophia: Witness the beauty of Hagia Sophia, one of the most beautiful buildings globally, dating back to 532 AD.
Ephesus: See more of the past at Ephesus’s ruins, remained of a Greek city belonging to the 10th century BC with elements of both Greek and Roman architecture.
Cappadocia: Pack your camera for a trip to Cappadocia, enjoy its magnificent scenery, and even ride on hot air balloons.
Pamukkale: Relax at the hot springs of Pamukkale, a series of terrace thermal-pools with mineral waters that also have healing capabilities.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.