Tours and Trips to Turkey

Where Middle Eastern spirit meets Mediterranean charm. Fall in love with Turkey on an award-winning group tour.

On our tours to Turkey, we'll take you beyond the picture-perfect views. You'll feel the heat from the hot air balloons in Cappadocia. You'll get lost in the bustling bazaars of Istanbul. You'll swim in the sparkling Aegean Sea. Because our group tours to Turkey win British Travel Awards for a reason; we dig that little deeper.

Whatever's tempting you to Turkey, our tours leave no stone unturned. History-lovers roam the ancient ruins, while sun-worshippers fall in love with the endless beaches. Culture vultures marvel at the mosques, while foodies can't get enough meze. Experience it all, with like-minded travellers by your side.

We know planning the perfect trip can take time, especially when there's so much to explore. That's where we come in. From start to finish, we'll arrange the logistics - so you can make every second of your time count.

Turkey Group Tours

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Pergamum | TurkeyAegean Explorer - 7 Days Map

Aegean Explorer

7 Days | FROM R13,900

Kicking off in the powerhouse of the Ottoman empire - Istanbul, pay...

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Port of Marmaris | TurkeyIstanbul to the Med - 7 days Map

Istanbul to the Med

7 days | FROM R17,900

Following the famed Aegean coastline, we discover Ottoman Istanbul,...

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Turkey Unplugged

10 Days | FROM R16,900

Explore stunning Istanbul with its bazaars and mosques and wander...

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Hagia Sofia in winter | Istanbul | TurkeyChristmas Turkey - 12 days Map

Christmas Turkey

12 days | FROM R28,900

CHRISTMAS TOUR: There’s no stuffing birds or entertaining...

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Library of Celsus | Ephesus | TurkeyTurkey Discovered - 14 Days Map

Turkey Discovered

14 Days | FROM R28,900

Discover the best of Turkey on a captivating two-week adventure. From...

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Camel trekking | The Pyramids | Giza | EgyptTurkey & Tutankhamun - 16 days Map

Turkey & Tutankhamun

16 days | FROM R30,900

From Ottoman Istanbul, the battlefields of Gallipoli, Roman ruins, the...

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The Acropolis looking out over the city of Athens in GreeceIstanbul to Athens - 14 days Map

Istanbul to Athens

14 days | FROM R49,900

From Istanbul to Athens. The great capital of the Ottoman Empire to...

Turkey ANZAC Day 2021 Tours

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Anzac Express 2021 - 4 days Map

Anzac Express 2021

4 days | FROM R8,900

ANZAC Day Tours, Gallipoli. Starts: 23rd April. Straight to the point...

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Ephesus | Anzac Day | TurkeyAnzac & Turkey Explorer 2021 - 11 days Map

Anzac & Turkey Explorer 2021

11 days | FROM R22,900

ANZAC Day Gallipoli 2021. Starts: 16th April. Take in breathtaking...

Turkey Sailing Holidays

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Traditional gulet | TurkeyCruise the Med - 8 days Map

Cruise the Med

8 days | FROM R9,900

SAILING HOLIDAY: Up anchor at Marmaris on Turkey's spectacular...

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Turkey Short Stays

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Sample the exotic meeting of Europe and Asia in the city of Istanbul with our range of short stays in Turkey.

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Spend 4 days in Istanbul marvelling at the grand Byzantine monuments and exploring the local bazaars or consider heading to the Dardanelles to learn all about the history of ANZAC at Gallopoli and whether a face really did launch a thousand ships at Troy. With accommodation, airport transfers, transportation and guided sightseeing included, these short stays are the perfect way to enjoy some of Turkey's most popular destinations.

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Turkey Private Tours

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We have a number of private tours to Turkey which take in the popular sites as well as hidden gems off the beaten track.

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Explore the coast from Istanbul to Marmaris, follow a different route along the Black Sea visiting charming historic towns, discover the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, marvel at brilliantly preserved ancient amphitheatres, island hop your way to Athens or combine classical touring with Mediterranean sailing.

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Hot air ballooning | Cappadocia | Turkey

Tailor-made Holidays

Whatever your travel style, we can design a Tailor-made holiday to Turkey around you. Can't wait to take a dip in the famous thermal pools? Dying to explore the famous Roman ruins of Ephesus? We'll create a one-of-a-kind trip that ticks all of your boxes; and all within a budget that works for you.

All you need to do is tell us what you'd like to see, your budget and timeframe - we'll take care of the rest.

Turkey Day Tours and Excursions

A glass of champagne on your hot air balloon tour of Cappadocia. A slice of mouth-watering baklava on your street food tour of Istanbul. It's the little details that make our Turkey day tours and excursions so memorable. Whatever's on your list, our wide range of trips will uncover a side of Turkey you'll never forget.

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Turkey tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.87 out of 5 based on 92 recent reviews — See All Turkey Reviews

Tour guide Lale was excellent - very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend.”  

Sarah Hellyer • Submitted 13 Mar 2020

My experience was very good. They understood the circumstance of Covid 19 and allowed me to use my travel cost for next trip. ”  

Myounghee Kang • Submitted 13 Mar 2020

fantastic tour - The guide was very knowledgeable, well organised tour. ”  

Marilyn Goble • Submitted 5 Mar 2020

Recent Travel Articles on Turkey


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Top Five Ancient Sites in Turkey

April 2, 2019 • By OTG Team

Whilst Greece often steals the limelight as the home of historic sites and ruins, it’s...

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Top 10 Sunrise Spots Around the World

March 14, 2019 • By OTG Team

Whether you’re an early riser or not, nothing beats starting your day with a view of the...

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A Quick Guide to Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia

February 19, 2019 • Caroline Shaw

Set in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia is a rocky wonderland that never fails to enchant. Known for...

Ancient ruins, new-found friends

Walk the streets of the Ottoman Empire. Stand where the Romans once stood. Travel through time with our passionate guides, and discover the unique history of Turkey - making like-minded new friends as you explore.

And with our award-winning service, we put you first. From zero credit card fees to a lifetime deposit guarantee, you can book our group tours to Turkey with confidence. Our commitment to quality doesn't end there, though. From the moment you arrive, we'll deliver the outstanding value we pride ourselves on.

Highlights of our Turkey tours

The kind-hearted hospitality of the locals is unlike anywhere else. Whether you're being offered a cup of traditional Turkish tea or chatting about local life, you'll leave with the fondest memories. And that's not the only thing that stands out about Turkey...

Busy bazaars

The stunning Blue Mosque at sunset in Istanbul, Turkey

The perfect chance to find a unique souvenir. Barter, haggle, and negotiate bargains in the bustling markets of Istanbul. Find a tour.

Fairy-tale Cappadocia

Hot air ballooning | Cappadocia | Turkey
Explore the cave dwellings, ancient villages, and surreal landscapes of Cappadocia. A truly unforgettable city, where time stands still. Find a tour.

Natural thermal pools

Known locally as the Cotton Castles, bask in the thermal pools that overlook the stunning cliffs of Pamukkale. Find a tour.

Roman relics

Library of Celsus | Ephesus | Turkey

Transport yourself back in time and stroll around the magnificent ruins of Roman cities in Ephesus, Pergamum, and Troy. Find a tour.

Booking your Turkey tour from South Africa

To book your tour to Turkey, please call us on 0800-990-311, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Turkey with us:

Alberton City - Flight Centre S.A.

Shop L38, Alberton City , Voortrekker Road , Alberton 1449, Johannesburg, South Africa
011 907 0120
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days

Kyalami - Flight Centre S.A.

Shop 19, Crowthorne S/C, Main Road , Kyalami 1684, Johannesburg, South Africa
011 468 1512
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days

Woodmead - Flight Centre S.A.

Shop 67 Woodmead Retail Park , 1 Waterval Street , Woodmead Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
011 8064500
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days

Pinelands - Flight Centre S.A.

Shop G15 Howard Centre, Cnr Howard & Forest Drive, Pinelands, Cape Town, Western Province, Cape Town, South Africa
021 532 7800
Turkey Unplugged - 10 Days