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Earned a reputation with our customers for delivering quality and reliability and we take pride in delivering the best service possible. We are devoted in providing first class, personal service and feature the ultimate in comfort, courtesy, reliability and dependability. Our clients always come first, and we are dedicated to giving responsive service to each and every one. TRANSBALKAN provides top quality services and we take the extra effort necessary to ensure that every tour is met with complete satisfaction.

We are committed to make the journey of our guests as productive and pleasurable as possible. Our services range from a simple chauffeured car hire to a guided tour in the most beautiful destinations of Turkey.

Fascinating Turkey attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. Whatever your interests might be - cultural, adventure or alternative tours - you will find plenty of sightseeing options for your liking and visit sites of astounding beauty!

TRANSBALKAN welcomes you to explore the riches of Turkey at your own pace! As many seasoned travelers will agree, hiring a private tour guide can make a world of a difference while traveling abroad. Similarly, touring Ephesus and/or Istanbul with a personal tour guide and translator will make your trip to Turkey truly exceptional. Don't let your once-in-a-lifetime visit go unplanned.

Enjoy ultimate flexibility that only a private tour can provide, and make your own plans - no need to follow the beaten path! Our experienced tour guides will introduce you to the famous sites and attractions of Ephesus and/or Istanbul.

All of this with peace of mind that there is someone waiting just for you in Turkey to help you make most of your stay here

Cruise ship excursions are generally a good introduction to the city, most of the seasoned cruisers prefer to go sightseeing with a private guide. The difference between ship organized and private tours is best described as "package vs. tailor-made." Some people may feel all right joining a large tour group whereas sometimes it is difficult to hear the guide and the group moves only as fast as its slowest participant. Others may not get their questions answered at all as there may be twenty other people in the group trying to do the same. In contrast, a small tour group with tailor-made program is way more enjoyable and ensures personal attention for everyone. You will spend as much time as you want. Therefore, if you want to maximize your limited time, the private escorted tour tailored to your unique wishes and interests is an ideal solution.

We offer private tailor-made tours for individuals, families and small-to-middle size groups at very competitive rates. All our tours are carefully designed to give you the best possible experience. Our knowledgeable, friendly and qualified tour guides and drivers will ensure that your visit is truly memorable. When you tour with us, your tour guide will get you into sites without waiting in lines that is especially valuable given the limited time you have to spend in Turkey.

Just let us know what your interests are and we will devise your perfect tour program! For suggested shore excursions descriptions kindly click the following links: Shore Excursions for Istanbul - Shore Excursions for Kusadasi - Shore Excursions for Izmir - Shore Excursions for Antalya - Shore Excursions for Bodrum - Shore Excursions for Dikili(Pergamum) - Shore Excursions for Canakkale (Troy/Gallipoli)


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Aloha Denizhan,
Gosh, I don't know where to start...first THANK YOU!!!! I have to be very honest with you, we didn't expect to enjoy Turkey as much as we did. You managed to intrigue us with so much of historical significance in Turkey, that we promise to return. One day, one port was in no way enough to take it all in.

Thank you for bringing to life what turned out to be the highlight of our entire trip - Ephesus! Other ruins pale in comparison to Ephesus, and a lot of that has to do with the way you shared it's history with us. From start to finish...from the excellent service and suggestions provided while still in the planning stage to the personal touch of showing up dressed in an "Aloha" shirt to the fashion show surprise (spent way too much money there!) and not to forget a very relaxed and memorable lunch. We enjoyed every minute of our stay in Turkey and that is solely due to your efforts - Thank you for making it happen!

Hopefully, we will be back one day and hope you will still be available to show us more of your country...

With fondest aloha,
Rona Young
RCCL Splendour of the Seas - June2008

Dear Denizhan,
We would just like to thankyou again for your hospitality and expert knowledge that you shared with us, while on tour with you in Kusadasi. Our day in Turkey, which went so fast, will be a great memory for us!I will give your information to my travel agent and friends who will want to visit there-You were excellent. Best wishes & good health to you.

Sari,David,Arielle & Melanie
Azamara Quest - June 2008