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Address: Catalcesme sok.Uretmen han No:27 1. KAT 114 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 532 293 6654
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Description: Welcome to Istanbul !Simply the best tour in Istanbul! Let us take care of...
Welcome to Istanbul !Simply the best tour in Istanbul! Let us take care of you like family! We believe ‘Life is a journey,Traveling is living twice’! Our company has been providing exceptionally high quality cultural tourism since 2004. Our guides are all highly educated, fluent English-speaking professionals who bring history alive and provide deep cultural context. The company provides tours and excursions to all over the Turkey. We provide the bets guided tours,Private Turkey tours, Cappadocia tours, Shore excursions. Istanbul Local Guides is here to help you on every leg of your journey. Our country has a lot to show and tell you... Let us help you to enjoy your time here...
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Istanbul Highlights Tour - interesting, informative, real

We took an Istanbul Highlights tour with guide Selçuk Eracun on our first full day in the city. Other people in the group canceled, so it was just Selçuk and us - a private tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Gardiner, Maine
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Gardiner, Maine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We took an Istanbul Highlights tour with guide Selçuk Eracun on our first full day in the city. Other people in the group canceled, so it was just Selçuk and us - a private tour at the regular price. We enjoyed both the tour and guide tremendously - Selçuk was a wealth of knowledge and shared it in a way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It was our first time in Istanbul and we were only coming for a couple of days, so we decided to take a 2-day private tour. It was worth every penny. Our tour guide Selahattin is an excellent guide - very knowledgeable, accommodating and easy-going. He is also a very nice person, we enjoyed his company a lot! Aykut organizational... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arranged for a 2 day guided tour of Istanbul with Aykut via email about a month head of time. Everything was exactly as promised. We had a fabulous time touring with Fahri. His English was excellent. He met us at our hotel and was very accommodating. A member of Aykut's team provided transportation to and from the airport as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My wife and I made our first visit to Istanbul for a few days prior to a cruise. Necip guided us over three full days and was excellent. His knowledge and insights really enhanced our experience of Istanbul and has encouraged us to use guides in other major cities. We unreservedly recommend Istanbul Custom Tours!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Akyut was very quick in email responses and worked up a two day private tour for our group of 22 high school friends. He was the very best tour guide I have ever seen. He provided us much more than he has promised. He did a lot extra for us. Instead of using a public ferry, he arranged a private... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our first family visit to Istanbul was made exceptional by Aykut and Uger. They took care of all the details and not only focused on the highlights of the city but also the back streets and how the locals live and where they eat. They alo so made it interesting for my 11 year old daughter (she passed all of... More 

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Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My family and I booked a tour after reading the positive reviews, and were really happy with the level of service. I loved that we were able to create a custom tour based on our desires of what to see, and between our group, we used the company for two different days. Aykut was full of great advice, entertaining, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

After reading the glowing reviews, my husband and I booked a day tour with Aykut's company. We had been to Istanbul before but this time wanted to see sights that were a little farther than walking distance. Selcuk was a perfect host- he and our driver arrived on time and we were driven around the city in a clean, air-conditioned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We cruised into to Istanbul on Queen Elizabeth in September 2014. We had a day to see this amazing city. Every thing about Istanbul Custom Tours and Aykut is perfect. Our guide for the day, Selcuk was the most perfect host. His depth of knowledge about the golden horn of the mosques Topkapi Palace and the surrounding site was astounding.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I got in touch with Istanbul Custom Tours a day before I left for my flight, and Aykut promptly replied to my email and arranged my tour. My layover was 9 hour long, which was enough to get a taste of this great city. The tour was highly customized, and Semih - my tour guide - tried his best to... More 

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