The trip you pick is customized according to your time and interest
9 nights on board
12 days ▫
7 nights on board
10 nights on board
Western Turkey and Cappadocia
14 days ▫ Wild eastern highlands
A wonderland & warm hospitability
ANTALYA DAY TOURS
Antalya Old Town,
Perge, Aspendos, Archeological Museum,
Phaselis, Olympus, Myra, Kekova, ...
Travel, an expert tour operator in
cultural, adventure and family trips, was founded and is
run by the Usta family.
Balbius bears letters from the names Bahar
and her beloved son Alp and daughter Bilge. Huseyin, father of the family, made his
contribution with "us" from his family
name Usta, skilled and experienced in Turkish.
Balbius Travel is based
on the southwest coast of Turkey.
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Members of the Usta
With an M.Sc. from Oxford and a doctorate from Istanbul University in
Forestry, Huseyin is an
accomplished outdoorsman and a passionate
naturalist. He has been
in cultural and adventure travel business since 1987.
Alp is an enthusiastic and energetic trip leader
and a nature lover. As being an industrial
engineer he also works to optimize the activities and
study in banking and insurance is different than her
husband Huseyin's but they have completely common
interests in history and nature. She takes part in
trip planning besides financial affairs of Balbius
Bilge, a classical archaeologist, is the youngest of
the family. She both leads the trips of
Balbius very successfully and deals with tour operations.
The main policy of Balbius Travel, culturally
and ecologically, is to be conservative with minimum impact on the
Your safety and security, as well as meeting
your trip expectations are our most important
tasks. Each of our unforgettable trips is very
carefully designed for small groups to fulfill
all these tasks in a friendly atmosphere.
Our enthusiastic trip leaders are all graduates or post graduates in a variety of fields, such as archaeology, art history, ecology, natural
sciences, natural history, education and medicine. They're all experienced in trip leading and registered by the Ministry of Culture and
We select small cozy hotels, in conformity with the natural or
cultural environment, all-comfort vans and for the sailing trips, the best available
gulet boats with experienced
and friendly crew.