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Alper Ertubey
Founder Of Hike'n Sail Travel, Founder of NGO, Hike'n Sail Turkey
Member for 4 Years
Joined April 2019
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About me

I am an active member of the adventure travel community since 1988 and the only active member of ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association) from Turkey. I am hosting travelers of small groups and families in Turkey and in the Dodecanese Islands of Greece for hiking, sailing, culinary, sea-kayaking, botanizing, cultural, and historical experiences. I've represented many tour operators in Turkey from different parts of the world, but mostly from the USA.

I design our itineraries with the principles of Slow/Responsible Travel.

I am a wildflower enthusiast and share about 1150 wildflower images categorized in 60 plant families at my site called

I started a travel blog at, where you can find a lot of insight into what I do and why.

I declared a Climate Emergency Plan - and started to work with ATTA/South Pole to go Carbon Neutral. Please you do the same.

I am a founder of the World Heritage Guides Unesco Club.

If you are looking for a well established supplier in Turkey, please contact me.

Why did you join the community?

I would like to learn and collaborate on responsible tourism topics and promote adventure travel in Turkey.

What is your favorite travel destination?

Turkey, Greece, Thailand, Colombia, Namibia

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Japan

What was your first travel job?

Trekking guide

What do you want to learn more about?

I'd like to learn about the trends and best practices.

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Peace, understand, interact