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Kaletour Tourism/ Day Tours

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Address: Cankurtaran Meydani No: 9 D:A | Eminonu, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
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+90 212 517 8115
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Kaletour Tourism/Encounter Tours is an established local travel agency...

Kaletour Tourism/Encounter Tours is an established local travel agency based in Istanbul, Turkey. Our English-speaking travel consultants can assist with a full range of travel-related services for Turkey, Greece, and beyond:* customized and package holiday tours* hotel reservations* airport and inter-city transfers* flight tickets* car and motorcoach rentals* bus and train tickets* Blue Cruise voyages We're ready to assist you with all of your travel needs. Contact us today!

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Discover Egypt tour

Just returned from our 9 day trip to Egypt through Encounter tours. I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Encounter tours.From the moment we stepped off the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 7, 2016
Dave K
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Peoria, Illinois

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Just returned from our 9 day trip to Egypt through Encounter tours. I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Encounter tours.From the moment we stepped off the plane in Egypt to the moment we left Cairo, our guides and the entire encounter staff were absolutely amazing! Our guide Mohammed (Big Mo), was extremely well versed in Egyptian... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

A relative recommend we contact Mr Norati at Encounter Tours for our day in Istanbul while cruising on the Holland America's Eurodam. He made provisions for a wonderful and informative day at local sites. We found this agency to be responsive, honest, and truly interested in our impression of Turkey. I recommend this tour group without reservation; they made it... More 

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LIma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

My wife and I chose Kaletour / Encounter as our turism agency for our trip to Turkey and we are extremely pleased and grateful for the service that we received from Chevy, Selim and their team. In all the cities we visited we receive support and guidance, including for services we did not have contracted with them, as well as... More 

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ChevyN, Director of Sales at Kaletour Tourism/ Day Tours, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with us and thank you for the feedback! All the way from very first e-mail you sent and to the last day at your tour, it was a great pleasure to work with you and show you our hospitality. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Chevy. Selim and Yalcin at Kaletour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

I’m a long-time world traveler who usually travels independently, but at times works with travel companies to make hotel and sightseeing suggestions and special arrangements. I have used Encounter Tours on three occasions over a period of the last nine years. Each time my expectations were exceeded and I cannot recommend this company more highly. The owner, Chevy, has gone... More 

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ChevyN, Manager at Kaletour Tourism/ Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Bauer Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We always try our best to make sure that our guests stay happy with all the tours we provide. We are delighted to know you have always had good experience with us. and Thank you for all the nice words Chevy S. Noratli Encounter Tours & Kaletour Tourism More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

We would like to thank you for the very nice trip you have scheduled for us. The bus driver was careful and helpful . Our tour guide Murat was excellent, polite and had a dip knowledge and love for all the archaeological sites we visited. Thank you again for exceeding our expectations and for organizing such a lovely trip!!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

First of all I would like to thank Kaletour and their staff for making my Turkey trip Wonderful, Amazing and successful. Special Thanks to Chevy, Selim and their English speaking guides and drivers. Everyone is simply Awesome, friendly and sweet.. I had booked 7N/8D of Turkey tour with Kaletours.. Initially I was worried as how this entire tour gonna be... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

Organising private tours is not a real business for me rather it's a mere passion since i do love travelling. I've been to Turkey many times and frankly i was able to organise two tours with my friends since last year. I met Yalcin from Kaletour tourism and last December he was with my group as tour guide. This Year... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was my second trip to turkey arranged by Chevy. First time I traveled with friends back in 2011 and this time with family - and as always found the arrangements awesome. It was Eid holidays in Turkey when we visited and i was apprehensive about things being closed. But Chevy assured us that every thing will go as planned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were 2 ladies from South Africa visiting Istanbul for the 1st time during the period of Ramadan 17-26 June 2015. This was the most enjoyable trip we ever experienced.......the friendly people, the deliciousTurkish Delight, Spices & Lamb kebabs as well as all their wonderful markets for shopping. Everything from transfers to group & private tours were arranged by Yalcin... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

Chevy and his staff at Kaletour organised a wonderful three week trip for myself and two sisters through Turkey. Our trip took in the delightful Ottoman town of Safranbolu on the Black Sea, tours and a balloon ride over Cappacocia and a flight to the coastal towns of Fethiye and Kas. We were then driven in private transport to Pamukkale... More 

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