Explore Turkey

Why Turkey? Because Turkey has it all.

The Cradle of Civilization, the Fertile Crescent between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers- Black Sea, Aegean Sea and Mediterranean Sea coastlines provide superb beaches, crystal clear water for swimming, and magnificent scenery. Turkey is chockablock with ancient ruins from 9000BC Gobeklitepe to Bogazkale, the capital of the Hittite civilization (Hattusa), to the queen of ancient Roman ruins, Ephesus.

Cappadocia, with its unique landscape of conical rock formations and Pamukkale, with its pools of mineral water in whited terraces formed over the centuries from limestone deposits are geographical formations available only in Turkey. The Bosphorus, that legendary sliver of water that separates Europe and Asia and connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, the Ottoman masterpiece, Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern, a masterpiece of Byzantine engineering– makes Istanbul unique among the world’s great cities.

We have posted a variety of longer tours that explore larger areas of Turkey. Several more are available.

Contact us for information. info@barefootplustravel.com

Wonders of Turkey

Route: Demre, Kekova, Kas, Fethiye, Kusadasi, Efes, Pergamon, Troy, Gallipoli
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
Duration: 16 Days – 15 Nights

Bus from Cappadocia to Antalya
Bus from Antalya to

Cappadocia Patchwork

Cappadocia Patchwork
Cappadocia, located in almost the geographic center of Turkey, is often called the jewel of Central Anatolia.  Its otherworldly landscape is hard to describe.  Perhaps moonscape says

A Taste of Turkey

Route: Istanbul, Ephesus, Cappadocia
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
Duration: 8 Days – 7 Nights

Inbound and outbound airport transfers from/to your hotel
Full day group

Turkish Delight

8D7N Turkish Delight

Magical Istanbul is unique among the great cities of the world.  It straddles two continents, Europe and Asia.  Its history

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Route: Safranbolu, Ephesus, Xanthos, Letoon, Fethiye, Konya, Cappadocia, Mt. Nemrut
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 16 Days – 15 Nights

Inbound and outbound airport transfers from/to your hotel

Sale! spice bazaar in istanbul
When East Meets West

5D4N When East Meets West
This three-day tour, not including your two travel days, will give you a taste of two of the most interesting destinations

Sale! Ancient city Ephesus
Ship to Shore – Ephesus Shore Excursion

Ship to Shore – Ephesus Shore Excursion
This half-day or one-day tour is an opportunity for passengers from cruise ships docking in Kusadasi or Izmir to explore Ephesus, one of the most important and

St Paul Trail
St. Paul Trail

St. Paul Trail

This is a 10 day, Grade C walking tour from Perge, once a wealthy Roman city, to Antioch-in-Pisidia,  an important city in Christianity, through the Taurus

Highlight of Western Turkey

Route: Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Pergamon, Selcuk, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
Duration: 10 Days – 9 Nights

Inbound and outbound airport transfers from/to your hotel

Eastern Turkey Mt Nemrud
Discover Eastern Turkey

11D10N Discover Eastern Turkey
Eastern Turkey is a region of unparalleled natural beauty that has a colorful history with many incredible historical sites and rich cultural