Plan Tours, licenced "A Group" by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is a major tour operator in Turkiye, based in Istanbul since 1984; member of TURSAB (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies) and ICVB (Istanbul Convention and Visitors Bureau).
Plan Tours proudly holds the "SKÅLITE" as the "Travel Agent of The Year" amongst 4000 and more travel agents in Turkiye!
Dealing with nearly more than 40.000 tourists every year from different countries all over the world such as Italy, Spain, Germany, England, Gulf Countries, Portugal, Russia, Gulf countries, Israel, India, China, etc., and offering our well-known hospitality and services preferred even by the local travel agents and incoming tour operators, Plan Tours is the main City Sightseeing Tour Operator for guaranteed departure tours which are announced in our brochures, and operate all year-round.
Plan Tours is the licensee for Gray-Line Worldwide, as of 2007 for Turkiye in general.
We operate the only Open-Top Double-decker İstanbul City Sightseeing Bus Tours all year round with 8 language audio-guiding system for a panoramic orientation of the city. Plan Tours is the partner of the multinational company "City Sightseeing Worldwide", centralised in London, operating over 80 locations in the world.
We are specialized in Orthodox Treasures, Biblical Tour of Istanbul and Biblical Tours in Anatolia where early Christianity took shape and was spread.
Regarding the Jewish visitors, we are the first travel agent practicing regular "Jewish Heritage Tours" memorating the "Ottoman Welcome to Sephardic Jews".
We also operate private tours to Troy, Gallipoli, battle-field of Anzacs and Dardanelles (Çanakkale) all year round, with our privately educated guides for this tour.
Private Tours are organised with our assured expertise. We have a wide portfolio in licensed guides in different languages which we provide promptly upon request.
We have our own fleet of buses, midibuses, minivans and cars. Our Limousine Service benefits from the comfort and supremacy of latest model cars (BMW 7.30 L, Mercedes S500 L, E200 Kompressor and deluxe Vito minivans, fully equipped as mobile office).
Our luxury yacht Bosphorus Princess with a capacity of 180 pax, and saloon (80 seats) full equipped for meetings is also awarded with SKÅLITE 2004, is as "The Best Dinner Cruise Yacht on the Bosphorus". We also have smaller motoryachts (C-nem & The Bosphorus) for Bosphorus Tours, and the only speedboat (Speedy) with 26 seats for airport transfers to avoid the city traffic.
In addition to our City Sightseeing and Sea Sightseeing Tours, we also operate the only Air Sightseeing Helicopter Tours over Istanbul.
Besides our main office, two meetpoint kiosks in the heart of the city, one located across Hagia Sophia, other at the midst of Taksim Square, both confiding our guests that we are at their disposal everywhere in the city. You may also reach us at the best hotel in town, Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, where we are the in-house travel agent.
Plan Tours is the main Handling Agency / Solution Partner for the high-capacity events, (congresses-meetings) in İstanbul, structured with a well trained staff, self-owned vehicle fleet of different categories and all the other necessary equipment.
Our young, but experienced, always smiling staff enable us to provide the best services for the full comfort and satisfaction of our guests.
We shall feel more than happy to host you in our country.
Plan Tours' Executives
Huseyin KURTOGULLARI (Mr) , General Manager/ Owner
Sirma KURTOGULLARI ONGEN (Mrs),International Marketing Manager
Ebru KURTOGULLARI BRUN (Mrs), Business Development Manager
Recai OGUZCAN (Mr),Senior Operations Manager
Omer OZTURK (Mr),Operations Manager
Serefe MERTEL (Mr),Accounting Manager