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Where East Meets West: Magical & Mythical

It’s no exaggeration to label the rich culture, complex history, and varied landscapes of Turkey “epic.”  It can claim more classical ruins than Greece or Italy. It has hugely diverse geography, ranging from lush Mediterranean coast to high desert plateau.  And it’s food and hospitality are world renowned. No matter your travel style, there’s a Turkey adventure that’s right for you.

Why travel to Turkey with MIR

We regularly garner applause from our clients for our inspired Turkey itineraries. Our destination experts show you the famous sights, and then they take you a step beyond – to fascinating under-explored destinations, and into the heart of exuberant Turkish culture.

  • Over two decades of Turkey travel experience
  • Twice named one of National Geographic Adventure’s “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth”
  • Personalized travel planning from start to finish
  • On-the-ground support
  • Guides and tour managers that clients rave about
  • Quality you can trust
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The iconic Blue Mosque in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighborhood. Photo credit: Jered Gorman
Whirling dervishes of Cappadocia. Photo credit: Peter Guttman
Turkey's history as a center of coppersmithing dates back thousands of years. Photo credit: Peter Guttman
Fallen monuments date back to the year 62 BCE atop the summit of Mt Nemrut in eastern Turkey. Photo credit: Jered Gorman
A look inside the 4th century Sumela Monastery in eastern Turkey. Photo credit: Jered Gorman
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  • The iconic Blue Mosque in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighborhood. Photo credit: Jered Gorman The iconic Blue Mosque in Istanbul's Sultanahmet neighborhood Jered Gorman
  • Whirling dervishes of Cappadocia. Photo credit: Peter Guttman Whirling dervishes of Cappadocia. Peter Guttman
  • Turkey's history as a center of coppersmithing dates back thousands of years. Photo credit: Peter Guttman Turkey's history as a center of coppersmithing dates back thousands of years. Peter Guttman
  • Fallen monuments date back to the year 62 BCE atop the summit of Mt Nemrut in eastern Turkey. Photo credit: Jered Gorman Fallen monuments date back to the year 62 BCE atop the accessible summit of Mt Nemrut in eastern Turkey. Jered Gorman
  • A look inside the 4th century Sumela Monastery in eastern Turkey. Photo credit: Jered Gorman A look inside the 4th century Sumela Monastery in eastern Turkey. Jered Gorman
  • Colorful fruit and vegetable market in Turkey. Photo credit: Douglas Grimes Colorful fruit and vegetable market in Turkey. Douglas Grimes
  • Hot air balloons rising over the unique landscape of Cappadocia in central Turkey. Photo credit: Jered Gorman Hot air balloons rising over the unique landscape of Cappadocia in central Turkey. Jered Gorman
  • Istanbul's graceful UNESCO-listed Blue Mosque. Photo credit: Devin Connolly Istanbul's graceful UNESCO-listed Blue Mosque. Devin Connolly
  • Cruising down the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Photo credit: Steven Orvis Cruising down the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Steven Orvis
  • Imperial Gate of Dolmabahce Palace. Photo credit: Steven Orvis Imperial Gate of Dolmabahce Palace. Steven Orvis
  • Exploring the culinary delights of Istanbul. Photo credit: Martin Klimenta Exploring the culinary delights of Istanbul. Martin Klimenta

Traveler Reviews

  • "We’re still savoring our Turkish trip. We have so many wonderful memories thanks to your excellent planning and those constantly read “client notes." "

    A. & K. Spivak

    Cave Creek, AZ