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Turkey Tours by Local Guides

Istanbul 34387, Turkey
+90 538 439 7811
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Fantastic Day Tour in Istanbul

My wife and I had the privilege of spending a day touring Istanbul with Abdil Bicer. We thoroughly... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
Jeff J
Camano Island, Washington
ToursByLocals Private Tour

Neslihan Akin is an outstanding guide. She is a great time manager, is very professional, and is... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
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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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Istanbul 34387, Turkey
+90 538 439 7811

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

My wife and I had the privilege of spending a day touring Istanbul with Abdil Bicer. We thoroughly enjoyed Abdil's historical commentary on the places that we visited along with his very thoughtful personal perspectives on being a citizen of Turkey. I really appreciated he...More

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Ozkantheguide, Owner at Turkey Tours by Local Guides, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2017

Thanks a lot for your kind words. We hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed November 5, 2016

Neslihan Akin is an outstanding guide. She is a great time manager, is very professional, and is very knowledgeable. She was extremely attentive to my husband and I. She always made sure we had our personal belongings with us. She is a great orator and...More

1  Thank lbossano
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My Wife and I enjoyed a wonderful private tour of the major historical sites in Istanbul with Abdil Bicer, (info@constantinopleguide.com). The depth of Adbil's knowledge and personal pride in what he was showing us made for a memorable, insightful day. I recommend this as an...More

1  Thank mmosman0502
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We booked the Highlights of Istanbul Tour via ToursbyLocals, and at the last minute, I contacted the guide and asked to change the tour from Sunday, to Monday, 19 September. The confirmed guide sent another guide in his place, and Semih GÜMÜŞAY was super, we...More

1  Thank Theresatucson
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Our outstanding tour of important Turkish historical palaces was lead by our highly recommended guide Ali...you should consider requesting him.

1  Thank The12Monkeys
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We signed up for the 11 day Delights of Turkey tour which took us from Istanbul westward to Cannakale and the Gallipoli Peninsula, down the coast to Kushadasi and Ephesus, across to Pamukkale, over to Cappadocia and back to Istanbul. The tour was well paced...More

2  Thank MtAlbert
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Abdil (Ozkan's brother) was our guide and he was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, not only of the locations' history, but also of Turkish and world politics. Our family enjoyed the day spent with him. He was also very gracious and flexible throughout the day. His food...More

3  Thank pgsanjay
Reviewed February 13, 2016

We had a family tour, Jewels of Turkey, with Emrah our guide and Ali our driver. They were a fantastic team and gave us excellent service. Also extremely knowledgable and pleasant. It was only our family (young adults) on the tour and we all got...More

2  Thank Leann B
Reviewed December 30, 2015

We just returned from a six day Turkey trip with the children (11 and 9) over Christmas break and the experience was seamless and utterly enjoyable thanks to this Tour company. In particular I am grateful to Ozkan Becir who handled the entire coordination of...More

3  Thank DNADoctor
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Right from the very beginning our Tour with Gate 1 put us at ease. We have traveled lots before but this was our first organized tour and not sure what to expect. We were met at the airport by guide Yucel (best guide ever) and...More

2  Thank JillSteveTuross
For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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Hi Can we get the details of the ToursbyLocals guides? TIA svchikoti
January 12, 2016|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
hi, please email us with the details. thanks
Group of two arriving December 1 leaving the 4. Have booked room already. Need to fill the three days with most and best of Istanbul. Can you help?
November 9, 2015|
Response from Joel R | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Turkey Tours by Local Guides to arrange tours of Istanbul.. We used Abdil who was excellent. They aren't cheap but they will make your tour of Istanbul interesting and fun. We used them for 3 days and got to... More
I am planning on a holiday to turkey with my 2 children. Appreciate advise on tour groups. Notice that most tours dont include Antalya in thier itenary. Any particular reason? Thanks
August 16, 2015|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
hi, Antalya has some history but mostly people go there for sandy beaches and all inclusive resorts.Probably that's the reason for not offering any set tours there but we can arrange something for you. please contact me at... More