For travelers to Turkey, The Department of State — Bureau of Consular Affairs has increased their travel advisory to Level 2 on July 26th, 2023. Check out what Level 2 Travel Advisory means for US citizens who want to travel to Turkey.
travel.state.gov ~ "Exercise increased caution when traveling to Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Do Not Travel To:
Sirnak province, Hakkari province, and any area within six miles (10 kilometers) of the Syrian border due to terrorism.
If you decide to travel to Turkey:
Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
Stay at hotels with identifiable security measures.
Monitor local media and be prepared to adjust your plans quickly.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive travel alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
Review the Country Security Report for Turkey.
Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist". ~ travel.state.gov
For complete details, please check the website below.