Tips and recommendations for healthy travel to top destinations
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Learn more about the travel visa requirements for top destinations
Bazaars, Hamams, beaches, museums, the cities, and the ruins are some of Turkey’s amazing sites.
When travelers are looking for a place to rest their heads, Turkey offers some of the best boutique hotels. The Keyebek Hotel, the Alcati, the Safranbolu, the White Garden Pansion, the Nisanyan Hotel, and the Casa di Bava are amazing places to stay.
Turkey also offers tours for travelers to see the sights. It gives tourists the chance to immerse themselves in the history and culture of Turkey. Taking pictures makes travelers capture their own memories on film.
Whether you love seeing the sites, being adventurous or learning about history and culture, Turkey a perfect place to visit.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Turkey. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Turkey: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Bird flu has been found in some parts of Turkey. While the most recent case was in 2003, there is still some risk. Avoid contact with poultry while in the country and be sure to receive a flu shot.
Visit our vaccinations page to learn more. Travel safely with Passport Health and schedule your appointment today by calling or book online now.
A visa and passport are required for entry to Turkey. Make sure your visa has at least six months validity and one page for an entry and exit stamp.
Entry to or from other Middle Eastern countries can be complicated. Consult with a travel documents specialist as you plan your trip.
For more information, see our Turkey visa page. Or contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Turkey has a diverse climate with seven different climatic regions. Here are the following regions in Turkey.
Traveling to Turkey does pose more risk than many other regions. Terrorist attacks have been known to occur and traveler safety is at risk. Travel to the southeastern regions is not recommended.
More urban areas like Istanbul are safer destinations. Increased security and government efforts have helped secure these regions. But, crime is still committed against travelers. Petty crime, like pickpocketing, is common.
Do not walk alone at night and travel with a group during the day. Be aware of your surroundings at all times, especially at tourist sites as theft is more common there.
Keep a copy of your travel documents with you at all times.
For travelers who need to relax after a long day, the thermal pools are an ideal place to unwind.
The breathtaking frosted landscape will amaze tourists. The white calcareous castles were made from limestone thermal springs. This allowed the deposits of calcium to become potholes, stalactites, and cataracts. The healing properties have been known to help with asthma and rheumatism.
When you travel to Turkey, you need to think about what to take with you. Here are the following things you should take on your trip.
All Americans visiting Turkey should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
Once in Turkey, the information for the U.S. Embassy is:
U.S. Embassy Ankara
110 Atatürk Blvd.
Kavaklidere, 06100 Ankara
Telephone: +(90) (312) 455-5555
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(90) (312) 455-5555
Fax: +(90) (312) 466-5684
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