Discover Turkey!



  • Turkey is located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a small portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe

  • Capital: Ankara

  • Population: 85 Million

  • Modern Turkey, is one of the oldest permanently settled regions in the world

  • Turkey is a presidential republic within a multi-party system.

  • Turkey is a founding member of the United Nations (1945)

  • Turkey has the second-largest standing military force in NATO, after the United States, with an estimated strength of 890,700 military personnel as of February 2022

  • Turkey's extraordinary ecosystem and habitat diversity has produced considerable species diversity

  • There are 40 national parks, 189 nature parks, 31 nature preserve areas, 80 wildlife protection areas and 109 nature monuments in Turkey

  • The Anatolian leopard is still found in very small numbers in the northeastern and southeastern regions of Turkey



  • The coastal areas of Turkey bordering the Aegean and Mediterranean Seashave a temperate Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters

  • Mountains close to the coast prevent Mediterranean influences from extending inland, giving the central Anatolian plateau of the interior of Turkey a continental climate with sharply contrasting seasons

  • Turkey is a newly industrialized country, with an upper-middle income economy, which is the twentieth-largest in the world by nominal GDP

  • The automotive industry in Turkey produced 1,276,140 motor vehicles in 2021, ranking as the 13th largest producer in the world

  • Tourism in Turkey has increased almost every year in the 21st century, and is an important part of the country's economy.

  • Istanbul Airport is the largest airport in the world, with a capacity to serve 150 million passengers a year

  • Turkey had the fourth-highest direct utilization and capacity of geothermal power in the world, and produces over 45.6% of its electricity from renewable sources



  • Turkey has made significant inroads in aerospace technology into the 21st century

  • Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Turkic, Anatolian, Byzantine and Ottoman cultures (the latter was in many aspects a continuation of both the Greco-Roman and Islamic cultures) with Western culture and traditions, a process that started with the Westernization of the Ottoman Empire and still continues today

  • Turkish literature is a mix of cultural influences. Interaction between the Ottoman Empire and the Islamic world along with Europe contributed to a blend of Turkic, Islamic and European traditions in modern-day Turkish music and literary arts

  • Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine with all of its modern influence and varieties

  • The country is home to 18 UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites, including two mixed sites and 16 cultural sites, such as the archaeological site of the former ancient Troy.

  • Turkey is filled with hidden treasures, from secret beaches and coves only accessible by water to hidden settlements carved directly into the rock face.

  • Turkey is a country of hospitality, striking architecture and natural wonders. Here are some of the incredible historical, natural and famous Turkish landmarks

    • Lake Van is Turkey’s largest lake covering 1434 square miles (3713 square km). To locals, the lake is known as the Sea of Van

    • Manavgant Waterfalls is Antalya’s most famous waterfall. The waterfall is sourced from Mount Seytan.

    • Ölüdeniz, or Blue Lagoon as it is known the world over, is a serene aquamarine body of water.

    • Butterfly Valley is only accessible by boat and features high rocky cliff faces dotted with trees and a hidden beach with pristine white sands and it is home to many species of butterflies, which give the valley its name

    • Burning for more than 2500 years, the flames of Chimaera are natural landmark in Turkey

    • As one of the tallest mountains in the Taurus Mountains, Mount Tahtali is both a natural wonder and one steeped in legend, which goes by another name; Mount Olympus, where Zeus, the ancient Greek god of sky and thunder, resided during the summer months

    • The Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia are unusual natural landmark in Turkey

    • Pamukkale is a series of calcite travertines or terraces that flow into each other with water rich in minerals and built up from limestone deposits

    • Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, Hagia Sophia is an architectural marvel that was initially built as a Christian basilica more than 1500 years ago

    • The ruins of Myra, which was once the most important city are one of the most incredible sites in Turkey

    • The ancient Orthodox monastery of Sumela is more than 1600 years old and sits 1200m (3937ft) atop a cliff

    • Frequently described as the ‘architectural masterpiece of Istanbul’, the Blue Mosque is one of Turkey’s most recognisable landmark

Unique Moments

Karavan’s authentic experiences will immerse you in Turkey’s local traditions and colorful culture with tours encom- passing after-hours private visits to spectecular Historical sites, visiting local homes, dining in legendary locations like Ephesus and experienc- ing the local life with on spot visits to schools and weddings in the local villages.


Be Local Eat Local

A Voyage to the Turkish Culinary World

For those who adore food and fine cuisine and the culinary heritage of Turkey, the “Be Local Eat Local” concept is the best food experience on offer today. Ranging from süblime Street food to gastronomic delights, guests will get the know the real and delicious Turkish dishes. This culinary journey through Turkey had been designed and curated by Karavan’s Gourmet Experts.


A Hand on Turkish Cooking Class Experience

When travelling in any country we belive it’s important to live like a local and so nothing is better than joining in a very special local dinner.


Unique Moments in Magnesia

The Guests of Karavan Turkey will enjoy “Unique Moment” services like private and after hours visits of the ruins!




A Proud Heritage 


Karavan Turkey is the oldest family-owned travel company of Turkey

Established in 1969, Karavan Turkey is one of the oldest family-owned travel company that provides authentic and inspirational travel experiences throughout Turkey with its 4 distinctive brands; Karavan Travel, Karavanmar, Kmice and Karavan Cruises each of them market leaders in their sector. With a total of 60 staff and offices in Istanbul (Headquarters),  Kusadası and Antalya Karavan Turkey is ranked as one of the top ten Destination Management Companies in the country

Over 50 years experience in creating the extraordinary from the ordinary, in extracting simplicity from complexity, our focus and ability to create experiences that are both magical and memorable.

Karavan Turkey has developed special and unique programs where every detail has been taken into account to satisfy the most demanding travellers.





Endless possibilities. Endless inspiration. Karavan Travel

Where east meets west; where ancient cultures meet cutting edge; where glitterng domes meet bustling bazaars; where verdant mountains meet sparkling seas. 

That’s where you’ll discover “Karavan Travel”- an inspiring collection of some of the exclusive holiday options across the Anatolian peninsula.





A brand fully dedicated to excellence in MICE

industry. We offer strategic support and creative implementation over a vast array of business events as a DMC and PCO with high level of creativity at all times at every stage of planning and execution.

Over the years Kmice has proven track of having an international and local reputa- tion for flexible and objective advices, excellent service and a visionary approach. We seek to create the ultimate fusion of originality, complete project management and seamless production truly inspire, time after time.