Epic Turkey Trip 2023

İstanbul, Turkey

Jun 19 - 25, 2023
Group size: 10 - 35
Epic Turkey Trip 2023
İstanbul, Turkey

Jun 19 - 25, 2023
Group size: 10 - 35

About this trip

Float over the horizon in a massive hot air balloon overlooking the beautiful city of Cappadocia. Visit the most famous market in the world, the Grand Bazaar, treat yourself to delicious Turkish Kebabs while on a local food tour and soak your bones in a nice relaxing Turkish Bath. These are just a few of the many unique activities that you will experience during this trip!

Important Details


  • Check if you need to update your passport  (Must be valid for more than 6 months from your travel dates)
  • Take your COVID-19 test no earlier than 72 hours prior to your departure date ( MANDATORY)
  • Fill our your health form 24 hours before leaving (Click here to view form)
  • Inform your bank of your travel destinations
  • Sign up for State Department/Embassy alerts


Book your roundtrip flight to Istanbul Havalimani Airport in Istanbul. Book as early as you can to save money. Please make sure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond the date of your entry into Turkey. 


  • All U.S citizens/residents entering Turkey need a tourist visa ( Apply here)
  • It is a multiple entry visa and last 90 days upon approval
  • Please apply within a month of departure to allow yourself enough time to avoid unnecessary delays or/and trip interruptions 


Rooms are double occupancy with 2 beds (unless selected otherwise). If you don't already have a roommate, you will be paired with one. The water pressure might not be like what you're used to, BRING POTENT INSECT REPELLENT islands are typically full of mosquitos! All activities and meals are done as a group, if you choose to opt out of an activity or group dinner, you will be responsible for any additional expenses.


We will consume a variety of Turkish food. Meals are not provided every day, so you are free to eat other dishes in non-group meal activities. Turkish cuisine tends to be spicy and consists of a lot of vegetables, carbohydrates, oils, and fats. They do have great vegetarian options as well. Alcoholic drinks are not included. 


This tour involves a lot of walking. Please ensure that you are physically able to participate in those activities.


Turkey utilizes the Turkish Lira (TRY) as its currency. Currently $1 USD ~ $8.68 TRY. Many places do not accept credit cards, please bring cash for tips, restaurant expenses, and souvenir shopping. Upon arrival, you can change your USD to the local currency TRY at the Airport.

COVID-19 Restrictions

Please note it is mandatory to take a  COVID-19 test at an accredited and verifiable medical center no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure.

The result of the test must be negative in order to be allowed to join us on the trip.

We value your health and safety as well as those of our staff. We want you to be able to enjoy your vacation free of stress and worry.

A health form also needs to be filled out 24 hours before departure (Click here to view health form)

What’s included

  • Luxury Accommodation
    At 5-star hotel in Istanbul and Cappadocia
  • Transportation
    Private ground transportation to all listed excursions and activities
  • Airport Transfers
    Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Turkish Bath
    Relax and let yourself be pampered
  • Pictures
    Professional photographs of the trip
  • Turkish Food Tour
  • Welcome gift bags
  • Detailed itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Nightlife
    Vibrant nightlife experience
  • Cultural Highlight Tour
  • Entrance fees
    Entrance fees to all listed excursions
  • Flight
    Roundtrip flight from home country to Istanbul, Turkey
  • Travel Insurance
    MANDATORY Intl/Travel medical insurance
  • Passport fees
    (Current Passport must be valid for more than 6 months from the trip date)
  • Gratuity
    Tips and gratuities to hotel staff
  • Some lunches and dinners
  • Covid Tests
    Covid test to come to Turkey and to return
  • Separate Tours
    Additional tours and excursions not included package

Available Packages

Double Occupancy Full Payment
Available until May 31, 2023

You will share this room (Which has two beds). If you are coming with someone, we will room you together. If you are coming solo, you will be paired with a roommate. All listed prices are per person.

Single Occupancy Full Payment
Available until May 31, 2023

You will have the room to yourself. Only one person in this room. 

Double Occupancy Payment Plan

You will share this room (Which has two beds). If you are coming with someone, we will room you together. If you are coming solo, you will be paired with a roommate. All listed prices are per person.

Deposit: $99
Single Occupancy Payment Plan
Deposit: $99

Available options

Hot Air Balloon Photoshoot
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Day 1
Welcome to Istanbul!

Merhaba! Welcome to Turkey, the main connection between Europe and Asia!  We will pick you up from the airport and take you to your comfortable hotel room in Istanbul, where you can settle in and relax. Join us in the evening for a mind-blowing welcome dinner filled with delicious Turkish food and beverages.

Your Organizer

Kultured Travels
Kultured Travels is a premier travel and tour company. We curate, craft, and customize travel experiences for groups of travelers aged 18 and over. Our mission is to provide you with the best vacation experience you have ever had. Our vacations include exciting tours, mouth-watering culinary dishes, unique excursions, and awesome opportunities to walk away with lifetime friends. Kultured Travels makes finding your next adventure easy. Choose from any of our beautiful destinations for an authentic multi-day experience.