Turkey Insiders
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Turkey Insiders Travel Services is a premier travel agency specializing in curated and unforgettable tours throughout Turkey. Nestled at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a land of rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Our agency is dedicated to showcasing the best that this diverse and enchanting country has to offer. Whether you're a history enthusiast, nature lover, or adventure seeker, Turkey Insiders Travel Services invites you to embark on a journey that will leave you with lasting memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of Turkey. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime and let us introduce you to the magic of this captivating country.
Kusadasi, Türkiye

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2023

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Faraaz N
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
We have been planning a trip to Turkey since 2019, and this destination was always on the list because of the country's beauty, heritage, culture and friendly people. It was always our plan to visit multiple cities in Turkey rather than just Istanbul and we felt it would be best to go through a tour operator who could easily help us organise such a trip. To be honest when i was initially researching tour operators to use i was confused and didnt know which one to pick. Most of my friends either haven't done the full Turkey tour and stuck to Istanbul or booked the entire trip themselves. In my research I came across Turkey Insiders as one of the tour operators i can use and initially i had my reservations as i have never heard of them before. However, my point of contact Mr. Ercin was superb. He was very hands on, always available and very patient when it came to helping me plan the trip. While the trip itself is the end goal there is a lot of work and research that goes into planning the trip and Mr. Ercin made it look easy. He was always with us before, during and after the trip constantly in contact should we have any questions or concerns. Without a doubt he and the Turkey Insiders' team made this trip an unforgettable one for my wife and I. We planned to visit Pammukale, Ephesus, Cappadocia and Istanbul over the course of 10 days and we had a dedicated tour guide for each trip. An added benefit of Turkey Insiders are that they are flexible enough to allow the customer to choose the cities they wish to visit and plan the itinerary around that, if the pre-packaged tours are not what the customer wishes. For the Pammukale trip we had Mr. Oktay, for Ephesus we had Mr. Ersan, for Cappadocia we had Mr. Ibrahim and for Istanbul we had Mr. Seyhan. All the tour guides did an amazing job at making us feel welcomed and showing us around. All were very well versed with the history and culture of the various places and were very friendly and helpful. They would frequently recommend and take us to well known and good restaurants, which served local turkish cuisine and would also recommended places we can go to buy local items manufactured and native to the city we were in. We cant thank the Turkey Insiders' team enough for all making our trip to turkey unforgettable and guiding us each and every step of our vacation. People say that where you go for your holiday is the most important, however i also believe that the company is equally important and i am glad that i was able to spend my holiday with a group of amazing individuals and a fantastic company that truly works hard to ensure their customers have an exemplary experience. I would definitely recommend this tour operator for anyone who wants to travel to Turkey and will definitely not hesitate to use them again if i plan a trip back to Turkey (so i can cover the remaining cities i missed) :)
Written March 4, 2022
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esdennison
Washington, DC40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
We booked a four day private tour of Cappadocia which included a balloon trip and extensive visits and hikes in the region. The Insiders Agent, Mr. Ercin Gokce, was the most attentive, helpful and consistently excellent travel professional I have ever dealt with over 55 years of travel to over 120 countries. He was always quickly responsive and stayed in touch with us throughout the four day trip including changing flight bookings when Turkish Airlines cancelled one of our flights. Likewise, our local guide, Ibrahim Caliskan was truly excellent in every way. Both these men are the finest representatives of Turkey's well-deserved reputation for generous, courteous and genuinely friendly treatment of visitors.
Written May 5, 2021
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Ali R
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Ozgur Arslan in Istanbul and Mr. Ibrahim in Cappadocia were fantastic. We requested a one day private tour of Cappadocia sights, Turkey Insiders arranged for an early morning flight out and a late night flight back. We were picked up and dropped off to the hotel.

The tour was very pleasant. Mr. Ibrahim speaks fluent English and he was able to combine activities from three separate tours for a packed day. We got to see a sample of everything, and even had a very pleasant lunch in Goreme and some productive shopping at independent manufacturing shops in Avalon (we requested that).

It was snowing at the airport when we arrived for our flight back at about 6 PM. Turkish Airlines cancelled our flight and put us up for a night in Cappadocia. Since it was still snowing hte next day, and it appeared flights would be cancelled again, Mr. Arslan arranged for a taxi to Ankara, and changed our flights without charge (we did have to pay for the Taxi, which was fair).

I very much appreciated that Turkish Insiders supported us through this adventure and were available and flexible in changing our tickets and plans to accomodate the weather.
Written February 18, 2020
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Howard0912
New York City, NY18 contributions
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Sep 2020 • Couples
We had a day trip departing Bodrum to Ephesus and the surrounding area with Turkey Insiders and had a great experience. Ersan was our guide and he was fantastic - informative, open, and attentive throughout the tour even though his day started at 4am! The Mercedes van was in great condition and the driver was friendly and most importantly drove safely. We were very happy to have seen these mesmerizing sites with Turkey Insiders and will be happy to arrange further tours when we come back to Turkey in the future.
Written September 16, 2020
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Humi
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
We took a ten day tour of Turkey and Turkey Insiders made our trip a memorable one by making each and every step flawless and enjoyable. We were very reluctant to travel in these unpredictable times because of the pandemic and finally decided to go for it after days of discussions. From the day we contacted Ercin, he was on top of every minor detail including our travel from USA to Turkey even though that was not his responsibility. The hotels, transportation and the meals that he organised were top of the line, totally our moneys worth. Every place he had booked were taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of pandemic. During our visit to Turkey we visited Istanbul, Cappadocia and Ephuses, Seyhan(Istanbul),Ibrahim (Cappadocia) and Hussain( Ephuses) were our guides. All three of them were outstanding. They took care of every little detail to make our trip perfect and memorable. I highly recommend these three guides, they will make sure that your trip is comfortable, fun and flawless.
Turkey Insider does not cut corners, if you visiting Turkey, Turkey Insiders is the way to go. They are trustworthy, reliable and provide outstanding service.
Written April 11, 2021
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felipe s
Paris, France1 contribution
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Jul 2023 • Family
We had an excellent experience with Turkey Insiders.
From the moment we got in contact with them, their responsiveness and willingness to adapt our itinerary to our needs were truly professional, and all done in a very kind manner.
Gönenç was extremely helpful when recommending us the best itineraries and planning the trip. We asked specifically to be independent in Istanbul because we wanted to explore the city on ourselves, and this was no problem at all for them.
From the moment they took us in charge, transfers, flights, hotels and some meals were taken care of in a flawless way.
When visiting Kusadasi, our guide Huseyin was incredibly kind and special. He had incredible stories for every place we visited and he was particularly caring of everyone in the tour, and also had us try very local and delicious food on the two days we were with him.
They were also able to arrange a last minute hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia for the four of us, and it was an amazing experience too.
In Cappadocia, tour guides Mustafa and Ibrahim were both great persons and excellent guides. We had delightful conversations with them and they were able to show us very privileged visions of Turkey, with all of its diverse history and culture.
We were very lucky to have had private tours most of the time, regardless of having booked tours of maximum 16 people.
The hotels proposed by the agency were both remarkably great.
The transfers were always very comfortable and drivers were very nice too.
I would recommend traveling with Turkey Insiders to anyone that is interested in getting to know this beautiful and rich country.
Written July 14, 2023
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Guenter V
Vienna, Austria9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Couples
We booked in February - before Covid crisis - an individual tour for max. 10 persons to Pamukkale, Ephesos und Cappadocia, dated June. Due to Covid we had to postpone everything to September, this was the first top experience with Turkey Insiders, because it was really complicated to manage, as airlines changed flight plans several times, reservated hotels closed due to Covid etc. Finally we made the trip from 24. to 27. of September, and finally we made it completely individual, because all other guests have canceled due to Covid.
The tour itself was perfectly organized, from the beginning to the end. I never had an experience of that perfection, and we are travelling very often and we have seen many places already. Al transfers punctual like Japanese trains, guides of top quality, who managed our trip exactly as most convenient for us, perfectly organized domestic flights, super nice hotels, sightseeing spots well chosen. There's nothing to improve here...and last but not least: the Cappadocia Balloon Tour at dawn was the best experience we ever had while travelling. A highly recommended "must see" and "must do" once in a lifetime!!!
I would like to thank our top top organisator Ercin and our tour guides Ersan and Ibrahim for this wonderful experience!!! Thanks a lot, we will come back again to Cappadocia in winter!
Written September 28, 2020
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Jolanta S
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Friends
We spent 10 wonderful days in Turkey. The entire tour was amazing, thanks to Turkey Insiders we were able to see the most beautiful places in Turkey: Istanbul, with a great tour guide named Seyhan. He was very helpful and knowledgeable by helping us with any small thing we needed. In Pamukkale and Ephesus we had Hussain we had two great days. In Cappadocia with Ibraham we took a nice hike and took beautiful pictures. We highly recommend this company to anyone because of the great experiences we had in every city we visited. The Turkish people were exceptionally friendly and wonderful.
Written June 10, 2021
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Doug C
Brisbane, Australia47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We went online and found Turkey Insiders as we wanted to do an organized tour of Turkey and not just wonder around aimlessly. We were fortunate to link up with Tugce Tavukcuoglu, who was to be our go to person. Right from the start Tugce was very professional in her approach to us. She was most informative re the tour and the selection of the Hotels we were to stay in, giving us a selection and we did a mix and match. We made a 50 % payment and paid the balance on the first day of the tour.
She continually was in contact with us prior to the tour and kept us fully up to date. When we arrived at the airport there was a car to meet us, the driver very good and the vehicle clean and comfortable. The Hotel we were booked in was excellent, clean, friendly staff and a good size room overlooking the Bosphorus, the next morning we were collected at our Hotel for a walking tour of Istanbul, there was one other couple with us and the guide was excellent. This was the format for the whole of our 12 day tour, transferred from one Hotel to another in very clean small vans and for the longer trips we were booked on Airlines with good seats and clean and comfortable planes. The whole adventure was excellent, we did have a couple of small hiccups, but all we had to do was contact Tugce and she remedied it straight away. This was one of the best small group tours we have ever been on and the attention to detail arranged by Tugce and Turkey Insiders was excellent and professional in all aspects. I would fully recommend Turkey Insiders and particularly Tugce Tavukcuoglu to anyone who want to see Turkey in comfort and with reliability.
Written September 7, 2023
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Andri A
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
I booked 4 days tour: Cappadocia - Pamukkale - Ephesus. Turkey has been on my bucket list since forever. Turkey Insider made that happen. They arranged the trip in a very well-mannered, into the details and budget transparent. I booked for 4 star accommodation, but it turned out like 5 star hotel. I booked for a private tour, and the tour guide was the best of it all. I traveled with my friend, a French man. Surprisingly, Ibrahim the tour guide in Cappadocia can speak French. I did alter the itinerary due to the souvenir request from my family, and the tour guide accommodated it to the best shop in town. Although we ended up skipped one spot, but I will keep it for the next booking for sure. And for the tour guide in Pamukkale & Ephesus, his name is Yunus, he’s a young man, so it felt like I traveled with two friends. It was so much fun!
From the first day I filled out the trip plan form until I safely landed at hometown. Tugce, the person in charge, are making sure everything is settled. She is the best. I’ve felt so welcomed and secured in my first trip to Turkey.
For sure, I will book another trip again with my family and/or friends. I will contact Tugce again, and I will request for the same tour guide again. Hahaha.
Written August 7, 2023
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