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Turkey Tours by Local Guides

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Address: Gulbahar Caddesi No:48, Istanbul 34387, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 538 439 7811
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Description: Turkey Tours by Local Guides is a company run by licensed tour guides...
Turkey Tours by Local Guides is a company run by licensed tour guides providing private Istanbul tours, shore excursions, day trips to Ephesus, Cappadocia, Bursa, Iznik, Edirne, and many more places in Turkey. Provided by Fast Book Travel License no: A-6202
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Awesome Istanbul Guide

Afer reading TripAdvisor, My husband and I booked 2 DAY TOUR OF Istanbul with Semih Gumusay in April, 2015. Semih was terrific. He picked us up promptly at the White House... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Afer reading TripAdvisor, My husband and I booked 2 DAY TOUR OF Istanbul with Semih Gumusay in April, 2015. Semih was terrific. He picked us up promptly at the White House Hotel in Istanbul and escorted us to all the famous spots in Old Town. He was very knowledgeable and articulate in offering explanations of the history and importance of... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We booked a tour to Ephesus through Baltac Tours, Istanbul (Baltac Tours in Istanbul contracted Tayf Tours in Izmir,Turkey.) from Istanbul by air early in the morning returning that same night. There were many aspects of these complicated arrangements that could have gone wrong but it ran like clockwork. Every driver and guide was on the spot at the appointed... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Eight of us cruising on the Norwegian Jade set up 2 1/2 days of touring with Turkey Tours with Local Guides. This was a full day tour to Ephesus and a day and a half in Istanbul. We had only one problem but it was a major one. We were not picked up at the port for our tour of... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Our tour guide was Cigdem Goktas whose knowledge and grace in sharing it made our trip to Ephesus the highlight of a wonderful three day tour of Cappadocia and Ephesus. She ensured that our small group was catered for in terms of knowledge sharing and her depth of understanding of the history of the site was exceptional. Her lively personality... More 

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Jakarta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Me and my 4 lady friends went for a trip in Turkey and had our days in Istanbul, Cappdocia and Izmir booked and arranged by Ozkan of Turkey Tours . Everything went very well, hotels were nice, the guides were very good especially our guide in Istanbul, Abdil, couldn't be better. We would recommend this company to anybody who would... More 

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Chicago
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Gate 1 provided an excellent tour of the country. Our Turkish guide, Erdal, was wonderful with expert knowledge of the country, culture and history. Gate 1 did a great job of not only providing the best guide, but also selecting the hotels, comfortable bus transportation, itinerary and ease of getting to and from the airport. Every contingency was well thought... More 

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Kelowna B.C.Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Our Travel Agent suggested we travel through a wholesaler that represented a company in Turkey called Neon tours. this was an 11 day tour that covered all the highlights and history of this amazing country. We were a bit apprehensive as we travelled in October and the country had joined the coalition against the terrorists. WE were completely safe and... More 

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Cerritos, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Recently took a tour of Turkey through Gate1 Travel. I was a bit apprehensive because of the political climate. It turned out to be an awesome trip. The itinerary was extensive. The choice of hotels was excellent. Most of all, our tour guide, a Turk with a PhD in Economics, was very knowledgeable in all areas. I couldn't have had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We booked this company for our tour of Istanbul June 2014 (yes my review is a tad late!). We were met promptly when we got off of our ship by our tour guide, Bill as we called him! We had a fabulous informative tour of Istanbul. Saw everything we were promised and more. Bill, our guide, even helped us negotiate... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our family of four took a 2-day private tour of Istanbul with Abdil from Turkey Tours. I cannot say enough about what a great time we had. Abdil showed us all the major sites, helped us shop, took us to a restaurant with "the best lentil soup in Istanbul", and went the extra mile in everything he did. His knowledge... More 

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