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Istanbul Custom Tours-Private Day Tours

alemdar mh. Catalcesme sk. Uretmen han | no:27-29 D:114 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Wonderful!

My partner and I were lucky enough to have Aykut for 2 days in Istanbul. Istanbul is one of my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mttinsf
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San Francisco
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Another Amazing Trip to Istanbul, Cappadocia and Kusadasi

Aykut arranged a five day stay for myself and a group of friends in Istanbul, two who were on their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mya L
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San Francisco, California
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Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or how to brew the perfect Turkish tea, Istanbul Local Guides has you covered! We are ready to take you around Istanbul or all of Turkey, for one day or the duration of your trip. Istanbul Local Guides are just that locals who care deeply about making your trip to our beautiful country an experience you will remember for a lifetime. Delight in the sights, sounds, and smells of Istanbul: no other city on earth straddles two continents -Europe and Asia- and has been home to three great empires (Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman). In a city like this, it's important to have a local friend who can help you to navigate, all the while ensuring you the most personal experience possible. Istanbul Local Guides will fascinate you with the story of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, will wander with you (and help you bargain!) in our bazaars and spice markets, and host you in our favorite restaurants off the tourist track. If your interest is modern Turkish culture and politics, discovering the very best Turkish kebabs, or anything in between, we'll tailor-make a trip just for you. With Istanbul Local Guides, you'll get knowledgeable, experienced, and very friendly guides, all at an affordable rate. We specialize in private Istanbul tours, Cappadocia tours, Ephesus tours, Turkey Tours. Besides the classic tours, we offer you custom made tours. Should your travels in Turkey extend beyond magnificent Istanbul, rest assured that Istanbul Local Guides is there to help you on every leg of your journey.
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alemdar mh. Catalcesme sk. Uretmen han | no:27-29 D:114 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I were lucky enough to have Aykut for 2 days in Istanbul. Istanbul is one of my favorite cities, and Turkey is one of my favorite countries. Aykut was just great - accommodating to our needs, kind, on time, knowledgeable, perfect command...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aykut arranged a five day stay for myself and a group of friends in Istanbul, two who were on their first trip. Aykut also arranged our next 10 days in Cappadocia and Kusadasi. Every arrangement was flawless- from hotels, local transportation, and flights. We were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aykut was a wonderful, professional and very knowledgeable tour guide! We saw all of the main attractions and even went to some local spots. His English is perfect and there was not one question he couldn’t answer about the city’s history. Highly recommend using him,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I strongly recommend the tour. I felt very safe with them, it was an amazing experience for a fair price. I liked very much the city, especially with the accompany of our nice guide Selcuk. He has an extensive knowledge about the city and took...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been a month since my wife,Meena, and I returned home from our Turkey holiday.What a wonderful holiday it was,thanks to tour guide Aykut.He arranged our entire trip including Cappadocia and Pamukkale.His choice of tour guides and hotels in both places was top notch.Aykut...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Spent three days with our guide Aykut visiting the highlights of this spectacular city. Aykut arranged a packed itinerary for us, collecting us from our hotel each morning and guiding us through the sights of Istanbul. His tours are customised to the group (we were...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

After having spent three days being guided around Istanbul by Akyut Ayik, I cannot recommend him as a guide enough. He expertly showed us the sights of the city. His knowledge of the history of the city was apparent, which he enthusiastically shared with us....More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

My sister (who is also my friend) and I visited Istanbul on the 16th of March 2018.We booked our 2 days tours and our guide Selahattin was the BEST!!We started with the historical buildings hich was a walking tour as our hotel was close by.Sela...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Hi. We just got back after a wonderful holiday in Turkey. We are from Singapore and Aykut made all the arrangements for us in Istanbul, Cappadocia and Kushadasi. Most memorable trip and Aykut is the best tour planner and guide over there. Really pleased to...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

I want to take a moment to sing the praises of our guide Selcuk Eracun. We had the privelage of hiring him for a personal two day tour. We travel a lot, and I can honestly say- we have never had a better, more intelligent,...More

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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Ally D
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certainly do able but get a city tour to save time
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