Turkish Tour & Travel Agencies

Even though there are excellent guided tours of Turkey, many travelers want to plan their own trips to Turkey, which is exactly what Turkey Travel Planner is for.

But what if you don’t want to do all the planning yourself? All those emails and phone calls, hoping you’re making the right decisions. And then what if something goes wrong while you’re on the road? How do you get help?

A good travel agent in Turkey helps travelers like you plan trips like yours every day, knows all the good (and bad) travel services, is in touch with current conditions (whether hotels and transport are going to be in high demand for a holiday or special event, etc.) and can advise accordingly.

All that stuff you’re not sure of? They know.

And it’s not a tour. It’s your trip, independent travel just as you want it, just as you would plan it yourself, only a lot easier. They just do the work for you, and they’re there to help if you need a change, or something unexpected comes up.


The travel agencies listed below, all partners of TurkeyTravelPlanner.com, are among the best, long in business, tried and true, offering excellent service and good value for money.

Best Turkish Travel Companies

Always mention TurkeyTravelPlanner when you contact these agencies for these reasons.

Efendi Travel

A highly-recommendable Istanbul-based travel agency for those with moderate to deluxe travel styles, Efendi Travel can pick you up at the airport or cruise ship docktransfer you to your Istanbul hotel, arrange for private guides, tours, and rental cars, and onward flights, all with 24-hour availability and personal service. They also operate several good value-for-money hotels in Istanbul, and innovative walking tours in Istanbul. Their Backpackers Travel division is especially good for travelers looking for budget-to-moderately-priced travel arrangements. More…

Argeus Travel & Events

A fine all-around agency available to make any arrangements for you anywhere in Turkey: hotel reservations, car rental, airport pick-up, and good guided tours. I’ve been recommending Argeus for decades, and continue to receive glowing reports from their satisfied clients. More…

Travel Atelier

Upbeat, extremely pleasant to work with, this husband-and-wife-owned agency has an experienced travel team who can help plan any sort of trip, anywhere in Turkey. If you’re planning a wedding and/or honeymoon in Turkeythese are the first people to contact. Like wine and cuisine? It’s one of their specialties. More…

Sojourn Tourism

Sojourn Turkey is a fully licensed Travel Agency (Tursab License A-5626) based on the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey but organizing high quality private tours. Their focus is operating customized tours that maximize opportunity for cultural exposure, Biblical and Classical sightseeing, and unique experiences of local customs and arts. With over 20 years of experience in Turkey, they offer our customers the best of both worlds — local operators with connections to the best tour packages plus the benefits of American ownership, intuitively understand western tastes and standards. More…

Rock Valley Tourism & Travel

Aptly-named Rock Valley’s strong point is tours of Cappadocia and Aladağlar National Park, but they also arrange tours to eastern TurkeyNemrut Dağı and Şanlıurfa, as well as all other tours and travel agency services throughout Turkey. More…

Turkish Heritage Travel

A small but active and innovative travel agency and tour operator in Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkish Heritage Travel can do everything for you in Cappadocia: hot-air balloon flights, hotels, individual itineraries or special-interest tours, car rentals and more. Although they’re located in Cappadocia, they can set up your travel anywhere in Turkey. More…


A trusted travel agency and tour operator since 1969, which I’ve used for years, with its own drivers, guides, fleet of vehicles, and English-speaking office staff. Besides all travel agency services, Orion-Tour offers a wide range of fully-escorted tours, especially for groups (including business, religious and students). More…

Anker Travel

If your trip includes both Greece and TurkeyAnker Travel is the travel agency for you! Greek island ferriesinternational ferries, flights, guides, and hotelscruisesand tours in both Greece and Turkey: they know it all. Is your cruise ship stopping at Kuşadası (Ephesus)? Ask Anker about their special tours of the ruins and Aegean Turkey—much better value than you’ll get from your cruise line. More…

Travel in Style

An agency based in San Francisco, California with decades of experience arranging luxury private tour itineraries in Turkey, Greece, Egypt, and indeed all the lands of the Mediterranean, for travelers all over the world. If you want a deluxe private tour of Turkey and another—or several—Mediterranean countries with no compromises, these are the people to contact. More…

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Does working with a travel agent cost more? Read this.

A Turkish travel agent is especially helpful if you want to get married in Turkey. A good travel agent who knows all about the paperwork and bureaucracy—not to mention the best caterers, florists and photographers—is essentialMore…

And if you arrive on a cruise ship and want a local tour, shore excursion, private guide, car and driver, hotel, etc. local agents usually offer much better value than you’d get booking through your cruise line. More…

Click on the links below to learn more about the benefits of using a Turkish travel agent, and how to avoid mishaps:

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How to Check a Turkish Travel Agency

How to Get the Most from a Turkish Travel Agency

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