The purpose of my email is not to focus on what did not happen but what did. So, I want to send a personal note of thanks to you and Mehmet for the hospitality you extended during my hunting trip to Turkey. You have a wonderful team in your office too. This is my first time with Caprinae and I must say that I was quite impressed with the attention to detail your company made on my behalf. It was a thorough, seamless, coordinated effort. I also want to let you know that I had a great time with Serp. He is certainly professional and I expect that I will enjoy many hunts with him in the future.
I know we will keep in touch regarding Azerbaijan but also on other new opportunities as well.
Without hesitation, I wholeheartedly recommend Caprinae Safaris to anyone considering hunting in Europe, Asia or the Middle East. I have hunted with them numerous times and treasure the memories of each hunt.
Given the challenges of combing international travel with hunting, I place my confidence in Caprinae, knowing that the things that are within their control will be taken care of as planned. Their competency and attention to detail are second to none. For those inevitable issues or challenges that do arise, they have shown a customer-first attitude, by continually placing the interests of the hunter, above all others. This level of expertise and attitude extends from their office staff thru to the guides/interpreters.
I’m honored to call Riza and Mehmet my friends, along with the Caprinae staff that I’ve shared the mountains with including Alper, Captain Assad, Fahri and Mete."
I first met Riza and Mehmet while hunting bezoar ibex with Shikar. I was so impressed with them that when they formed Caprinae Safaris the following year I scheduled my next hunt in Turkey with them. I've hunted bezoar ibex and mid eastern red deer with them in Turkey and Carpathian chamois in Romania. On two of these occasions Riza was my guide. Not only is he an excellent hunter, but he is an easy going guy and a real joy to be with in the field. Their organization attends to every detail of your hunting adventure. Both of these gentlemen are among my special friends.
After spending the last 30-years in the hunting industry, both as a Professional and a client, I can say that Riza and Mehmet, of Caprinae Travel, are world class outfitters, expiditers, booking agents, hunters. I would absolutely recommend themto anyone considering a hunting trip to Asia. While using the services of Caprinae in Asia, I have never had a single issue with any of the usual concerns for hunters travelling to that continent. They took care of every detail, their equipment was top notch, their knowledge of the animals was great and my success on taking the animals I was after, has been 100%! On top of all that, they are honest and good people. I am a huge fan of Caprinae Travel and there is nobody better in the hunting industry.
I hunted Bezoar Ibex with Alper of Caprinae Safaris in 2012, taking a great ibex on day five after seeing hundreds of ibex over the previous four days. Since then I've sent several clients who have had outstanding experiences that mirrored mine. Their professionalism and knowledge of hunting is second to none. I cannot recommend their organization enough!
We returned home safely in the wee hours of Monday morning. Now we are in route to Colorado for the Christmas holiday.
What a delightful honeymoon the two of you orchestrated for us! Thank you, thank! Reshid and Alper both did excellent jobs for us in their respective areas. The local guides were great too. Everyone we met along the way was very nice. I still think about the meal in Korkuteli. Probably my overall favorite of the trip, but hard to say. The fact that I gained five pounds proves I loved all the food!
The ibex is beautiful and we both throughly enjoyed the cultural tour. Tom has been promoting Caprinae and Turkey all week. It was a wonderful surprise to have you both join us on the hunt. I only wish it had lasted a little longer. Thanks for making the effort to be there.
Again, our greatest thanks for a wonderful trip. We look forward to seeing you in January.
I have known Riza and Mehmet of Caprinae Safaris from their very beginnings as outfitters. I had the pleasure of hunting Bezoar Ibex with them and took my wife along on the hunt. Still to this day it is one of her favorite trips ever. Riza and Mehmet have the experience to give you a great trip and the honesty to back it up. I would not hesitate to recommend their services to anyone and have on many, many occasions, always with fantastic results. Thank you for being an organization I can recommend and never have a worry about my reputation.