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Arif Yasa - Private Tours

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Address: Cumhuriyet Caddesi Itir Apt. No: 179/12 | Harbiye, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 533 312 2135+90 533 312 2135
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Description: Authentic high quality private and small group tours in Istanbul and...
Authentic high quality private and small group tours in Istanbul and Turkey to experience real Turkey by experienced, qualified and enthusiastic tour guides and travel specialists. Arif Yasa has got 17 years experience of organizing and leading tours in Istanbul and all around Turkey.
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Fantastic tour with Hal. Organisation was easy and our guide was able to help us understand not only the history and culture but also a great insight to life in Istanbul. I will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Hayling Island, United Kingdom

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fantastic tour with Hal. Organisation was easy and our guide was able to help us understand not only the history and culture but also a great insight to life in Istanbul. I will go back and will book another tour via Arif. I have seen tour guides in other cities rushing their groups around without stopping to listen to their... More 

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Derby, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We wouldn't normally use a private guide as we're experienced travellers who prefer to go at our own pace with a Lonely Planet guidebook or similar. But we thought we'd try something different and are glad we did. Communication prior to the start of the trip was easy - Arif always replied within 24 hours. We had 5 nights/4 days... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My family and I booked Arif for a day tour of Istanbul prior to the Gallipoli centenary celebration. All of the planning was completed by email and we can't fault Arif with his responsiveness or itinerary. Arif met us at our hotel (which he booked) and then took us on a full day walking tour of the European & Asian... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was an amazing way to see a city with a local. Isik, our guide was so knowledgeable about the historical sites as well as giving us a good insight about life, culture etc in Istanbul and Turkey as a whole. We travelled around learning to walk through crowds, travel on local transport, eat amazing food etc. Totally recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Arif's coordination services and follow ups were flawless. His knowledgeable and genuine guide Haluk has shown us how beautiful a place is Istanbul. He takes good care of our needs and provides further recommendations according to our likings (eg top restaurants) Our wish is for our stay to be longer as there's so much to discover! I would highly recommend... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We organised our three days with Arif from Australia. Communication by email was excellent. The three days Arif planned for us were fantastic. From the moment we met Arif in the lobby of our hotel we felt confident that we had made the right choice. He was always friendly and polite and sensitive to our needs, being an older couple.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Arif organised all the details of our long weekend in Istanbul. Airport transfers worked perfectly. The hotel, Accra was very central but still quiet. The guides we had on the 2 days, Hal and Hussain, were both excellent. We enjoyed our time with them and learnt a great deal that we would not have discovered for ourselves. Well worth it... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I dont usually do reviews but had to for this. Fabulous tour from Huseyin. We were collected from our hotel on time by the lovely Huseyin and a driver who was very sweet. Huseyin answered all of our many questions and gave us fantastic tips for where to go and what to see in Istanbul. If you can do a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Excellent tour where you get to see all the major/important sights. Rather than do on your own, you get a knowledgable guide who gives you all the background information you would otherwise not know and small facts you would miss. Would highly recommend.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was our second trip to Istanbul and this time we wanted to go to the Asian side and visit The Florence Nightingale museum. Arif organised everything ahead of time as the museum is siutated in an active military base. We then had a tour of the Asian food markets and a great lunch returning to the European side to... More 

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Address: Address: Cumhuriyet Caddesi Itir Apt. No: 179/12 | Harbiye, Istanbul 34357, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 533 312 2135+90 533 312 2135
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Istanbul
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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