Welcome to Turkey
Connecting Asia and Europe, with mountains and seas, this kind of land must have always been full of stories.
Modern buildings with various styles, magnificent and solemn mosque ritual towers, sea-crossing bridge over the Bosphorus, the ruins of Troy in "Homer's Epic", world wonders in Cappadocia, Kush Lake for birding... plus rich cultural relics make Turkey known as a "tourist paradise".
Turkish photography integrates landscapes, historical relics and cultural scenery.
Pamukkale, you can shoot the snow-white natural terraced landscape, good for sunrise and sunset photography.
The Gulf of Antalya is on the northeast side of the Mediterranean Sea, with the beautiful Konyaat Beach on the east, the endless Lara Beach on the west, the clear Mediterranean Sea on the south, and the lush Taurus Mountains on the north.
The most moon-like place in the world, Cappadocia is also a great place for landscape and hot balloon photography oversunrise.
Ancient City of Ephesus and Blue mosque in Istanbul are must-see for architecture photography lovers.
Besides, Turkish carpet stores are also interesting to take some shots.
Bird-watching and Birds Photography
Kush Lake is a wonderful places for bird-watching and photography.
Hundreds of bird species live around the huge lake, the most common are herons, little egrets, cormorants, and pelicans.
While flying birds passing by the water, and the beautiful posture is reflected in the lake, just wait and press the shutter.
Spring is the most active time of Lake Kush. After a period of rest and recuperation, the returning migratory birds looked refreshed. It is also the mating season.
- 1 Istanbul The largest city of Turkey
- 2 Cappadocia Best destination for hot balloon ride
- 3 Ephesus Site of the Temple of Artemis
- 4 Bodrum One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
- 5 Side A town of classic ruins and modern day resorts
- 6 Marmaris Most popular seaside resorts
- 7 Antalya A relax port city
- 8 Konya Known for Seljuk and Whirling Dervishes
- 9 Mardin Overlooking the plains of Mesopotamia
- 10 Ankara The capital and a large modern city
Best time to visit Turkey
April to October is the peak season.
April to May and September to October are the most comfortable time to visit Turkey because of cool weather.
June to August is the hottest time of the country.
If you are thinking of visiting Pamukkale and avoiding tourists crowds, December is the right time. It is not too code to travel outside.
Hot Balloon Ride Over Cappadocia
The hot air balloon flying is in Goreme, which is one of the most important tourist towns in the Cappadocia region. It is famous for its unique landforms and caves scattered in the valleys, and a large number of people come for the world’s best hot air balloon experience.
It takes one hour and costs USD 185-220 per person. Compared to hot air balloon in Bagan costs USD 300, it is much cheaper.
It is one of the most popular tour activity in Turkey, better to book a seat 2 or 3 months in advance.