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Address: Macka MeydanI Sok. Ruya Apt. 34/3 | Besiktas Istanbul TURKEY, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 259 1040
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Istanbul is a city not to miss. Since you are here we would love to...

Istanbul is a city not to miss. Since you are here we would love to show you everything that Istanbul can offer. Here beside the museum tours we offer you some tour that you can feel the real atmosphere of Istanbul.

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Memorable experience in Istanbul and Cappadocia

We went to Istanbul, Cappadocia and back to Istanbul. Our 2 nights stay in Cappadocia was definitely hard to forget! Basri and Ibrahim our guides was a knowledgeable, patient... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Dila H

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Istanbul, Cappadocia and back to Istanbul. Our 2 nights stay in Cappadocia was definitely hard to forget! Basri and Ibrahim our guides was a knowledgeable, patient and interesting host who was well versed in history and architecture of Cappadocia. We had great fun and priceless experience in Cappadocia. Once we were back in Istanbul, Betul was our... More 

Thank Dila H
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I booked the Highlights 1 tour and had Serdar as my guide. I agree with the fact that you can tour Istanbul on your own, but having someone to organize your day and guide you through the attractions saves a lot of time and in one day I could go to most attractions in one day, on foot, avoiding cues.... More 

Thank Paula_AF
Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We went to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Ephesus, Bursa, and back to Cappadocia. Ugur was a knowledgeable, patient, and flexible host who paid great attention to detail and met all of our requests for planning, and also changes in daily plans as needed. He was well versed in history and architecture, and enriched our experience immensely. All of us on the... More 

Thank Dana S
UgurMalgil, Yönetici at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Dana, Thank you very much for your great comment about our 15 days tour in Turkey. I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Turkey with BITINYA TOURS. As it was a custom made tour; it is esential to show the flexibility to make the guests happy and comfortable. Happy to hear that we succeeded... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I had read good reviews about this company tours ans decided to book a night photo tour with them, for me and my wife (a non photographer, she just came along not to be left at the hotel). We were met at our hotel (in Beyoglu, 200 meters from Galata Tower) at 7.30pm by our guide Mr, Imre Vardar. Right... More 

Thank pinetree9999
UgurMalgil, Yönetici at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi pinetree9999, I read your mesage about the night photography tour you did with Emre and I am thinking how to change that bad experience and leave Turkey with a smiling face and good memory of my country. I agree that dinner at 10 pm. is pretty late. Most of the tours start from the hotels at Blue Mosque area,... More 

Berkeley, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Our two week trip to Turkey was outstanding and having Ugur as our driver and guide for the trip made it that way. He is extremely personable, knowledgeable and capable. I highly recommend him and his company. nathaji

Thank khecara
UgurMalgil, Yönetici at Bitinya Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi khecara, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment about our travel agency. We had a wonderful time including Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Ephesus and Bursa. As we run customized tours; we made the necessary changes during the time we had been planning the tour and also duing the tour. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My wife and I and our 3 teenage kids took an "off the beaten path tour" on Thursday august 6th in Istanbul with Betul Basak as our guide and we all throughly enjoyed ourselves. Betul was very professional , knowledgeable and interesting . She arrived on time and took us on a great walking tour which included several stops ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

İ was in İstanbul with 4 other friends from school and two professors back in March for spring break. We had such an amazing time with Bitinya tours. Both of our guides, Uğur and Claire, were very knowledgeable and pleasant to spend time with. We went to the best places to eat meatballs (thanks to Ugur) and had the best... More 

Thank Madina P
Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I recently spent a fantastic week in Turkey. My partner and I booked a private tour through Bitinya tours. They organised everything for us from the airport transfers, hotels and day tours to our domestic flights to Izmir and Kusadasi. In Istanbul we had a photography tour with Emre whose knowledge of the city and passion for photography were faultless.... More 

Thank lee112015
Istanbul Province, Turkey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Bitinya tours organised my whole tour in Istanbul as well as two days in Ephesus. In Istanbul I was fortunate enough to have Betul for three tours and Emre for my photography tours. I was overwhelmed with their knowledge of the local area, a willingness to ensure every question was answered and an attention to detail. I can not speak... More 

Thank atomic2006
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

With a four hour layover Mr. Ugur gave us a wonderful tour of the city in the evening, including dinner and snacks along the way. On top of the great sights and delights, we left with great photos as well, thanks to Mr. Ugur`s tips. So glad we left the airport!

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Staying in Besiktas

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In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather wealthy neighborhood and discover a rich mix of opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s waterways are to its rich history, there's the frenetic Besiktas ferry terminal or the city’s most vibrant fish market to explore. For a timeout of metropolitan proportions, head to the bucolic Yildiz Park or the chic Bosphorus-side fishing village of Ortakoy. Attractions such as the grandiose Dolmabahce Palace and a bevy of other stately residences await admiration. To be sure, this large and not overly touristy swath of Istanbul yields plenty of pleasure for all.
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