was born and raised in Cappadocia. He has been qualified as a licensed Tour Guide in the Turkish Ministry of Tourism since 1986. He has had considerable experience in the hospitality industry as a Tour Guide and a Travel Planner, serving such destinations as Turkey and Central Asian countries.
Omer is a graduate of Bosphorus University in Istanbul, as well as being a graduate of the Hospitality and Travel Department of the Mediterranean University in Antalya. He has also attended the numerous courses on various religions, archaeology, history, mythology and fine arts. Omer states that his personal enthusiasm in guiding comes from a “keen desire of searching for the truth of life”.
Omer aims to be friendly, informative and entertaining with his travelers. He is a bit of a raconteur and can definitely hold your attention with colorful stories of Turkey and Central Asia. Mr Elkay works closely with an exclusive circle of fellow guides and travel agents throughout the world and, according to the groups who have benefited from his comprehensive services, he is one of the best! If you want a passionate tour guide in Turkey, contact Omer.
Based in Cappadocia, Turkey: GuideOmer has been creating guided, custom and family adventures for international travelers since 1986. Self-owned and operated, GuideOmer’s private and small group tours emphasize cultural and environmental awareness, and his tours are designed with all ages in mind. Because of long-standing, unique and personal relationships with his fellow service providers around Turkey, GuideOmer’s Signature Tours offer a superior experience that the incoming travelers won’t get with any other tour providers.
GuideOmer is quite simply the best in his tours. No other tour guides match his experience, breadth, flexibility, and intimate personal service. His reputation is impeccable. He has been an acknowledged educator in his tour visits at the sites, and in the travel industry since 1986. His signature tour itineraries are original, and his each tour is thoughtful, intellectually ambitious, and as adventurous as you like. GuideOmer is committed to the communities and environments he visits. His guiding ethics serves as a model for other young tour guides. He has achieved the most prestigious awards from the official-professional tour guides’ association in Turkey. He closely follows the Condé Nast, National Geographic Adventure and Travel + Leisure on his relaxing times.
His fellow circle of guiding colleagues are professional and devoted. The specialists in his prime office at Uchisar and guides in the field take pride in 100% guest satisfaction. Many remain with him for years. GuideOmer is very active in his daily operations.
GuideOmer makes your trip planning much easier. He offers you the input to customize your vacation, according to your interests and abilities. His knowledgeable tour specialists are happy to help you select special inclusions and extensions. We’ll make your turkish internal flight arrangements. GuideOmer pays attention to every details of the trip, and his team prepares you so well for your Turkey tour. GuideOmer respond promptly to your emails and during his tours, he replies all your questions within 24 hours.
GuideOmer knows his destinations so well. He will give you as honest and complete tour picture what you can expect as possible before the actual trip. His guests come back again and again since 1986. GuideOmer has very sophisticated clientele with wide demanding travel goals from the States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. Many of them are keeping in contact with him since 1986. GuideOmer loves what he does, and he loves sharing Anatolia sights and sounds with you passionately. Therefore, experience the traditional Anatolian hospitality at his signature tours. “Best Wishes & Happy Travels”, from GuideOmer’s Team.