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Guided Istanbul Tours

1,085 reviews
Istanbul, Turkey
About Guided Istanbul Tours
'Guided Istanbul Tours' is a privately-owned business run by the professional tour guides which caters to the independent travellers who want to see Istanbul on a one-to-one basis. Top quality private day tours and shore excursions are available to all the main sites in Istanbul with personal pick-up and drop-off included
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658 reviews
The bridge between east and west, Istanbul is a vibrant city with magnificent architecture and a rich history as the former capital of the Ottoman empire. Cover top sites like the Blue Mosque and the Spice Market on this action-packed guided trip, which offers 1-, 2-, or 3-day itineraries to best suit your schedule. Because it’s a private tour, you’ll have plenty of time for questions along the way.
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$175.00 per adult
13 reviews
Most travelers spend their layovers waiting in the airport. Make the most of your time in Istanbul during this fast-paced sightseeing tour, which transfers you back to Ataturk Airport in time to catch your next flight. Settle back into a comfortable, air-conditioned van and listen to background on Istanbul’s rich history from your own private guide, while discovering the highlights of the former Ottoman capital.
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$425.00 per adult
14 reviews
Follow winding streets to domes, minarets, and vibrant markets on a full-day private tour of Istanbul’s most iconic sites. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour, so you can fully experience the sites that interest you most. Enter the Old City gates to discover Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome Square and a pair of remarkable bazaars, then finish the day with an optional sightseeing cruise on the Bosphorus.
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$175.00 per adult
1 review
Discover Cappadocia’s spectacular landscape and fascinating history on a full-day private tour with an experienced guide. Explore a sprawling complex of Hittite caves at Kaymakli Underground City, then get sweeping views of the Cappadocia landscape from Uchisar Castle, a warren of rooms carved into the bare walls of a rocky peak. Follow in the footsteps of Byzantine monks at the UNESCO-listed Göreme Open Air Museum, dine on the edge of the Kizilirmak River, and experience the otherworldly formations in Pasabaglari and Devrent Valley.
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$350.00 per adult
2 reviews
Get the best view of Bosphorus’ monuments, mosques, and mansions on a private yacht cruise from Istanbul. On this private sightseeing cruise, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of top Istanbul attractions from the water. Avoid crowded tourist boats and relish the privacy of your very own yacht, accompanied by guided commentary and drinks. Choose from a range of departure times at checkout and enjoy the convenience of round-trip hotel transport.   
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$650.00 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

On our way home from Africa, we had a day and 1/2 layover in Istanbul. I booked the tour so that we could get the most out of our time there. Ugur was a fantastic guide. He was very knowledgeable about the history, architecture, food...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I booked this tour as I have 2 teenage children and wanted them to experience and get the most out of Istanbul. Our tour was conducted by a very pleasant gentleman "Sercan". Sercan Is an amazing person full of local knowledge. He tailored the tours...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Five of us did this 3-day tour spread over our 6-day stay. Our guide was Caner (pronounce Ja-nere) and he was on-time, knowledgeable, efficient and responsive. We love the major sights but also wanted to see more local, low-key things as well as eat food...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vilasinee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed every moment on our tour with Ozgur. He created a true depiction about life here in Istanbul in the past, present and where it is going in the future. Ozgur has a lot of knowledge about the history of his...More

Thank M3248NBandrewa
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a one day tour including Hagia Sofia, Topkapi palace, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern museum and the Spice Market. Emre was hugely knowledgable and interesting about the history and the sites themselves and was also very helpful and generous with advice for the rest...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank luciesometimes
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Istanbul is a wonderful city to visit, we truly recommend it to everyone. We are sure that everyone could find something to love, remember and to share;) We were lucky to have the best tour guide by our side Canero! He is a passionate story...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Brigusz
Reviewed 5 days ago

A bucket list destination, the majestic architecture and historical significance is breathtaking. It allows the viewer to see the craftsmanship of our ancestors and the love and commitment they had for their trade. An eye opening experience as how man tries to become closer to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent Thank’s to our pefect guide Ayla we had a fantastic day. She is of a great proffessionalism an interesting charming and funny lady.Wish all the guides would be as efficient like her!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gogolino1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have spent 3 days exploring the city and its surroundings with our guide Sercan Kurt. He picked us up every morning from our hotel. Through the Bosphorus shores to the golden horn we took taxis, public transportation but mostly we walked. This is the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank vanhauwermeirek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was very impressed with Guided Istanbul Tours following my first contact with them. Melissa was prompt with her replies and made the whole process smooth for me. This was our first trip to Istanbul and we were very lucky to have had Emre as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Dear Mehmet, Thank you for your prompt reply. And yes, I have received the mail from viator. They have already made the refund. May be the refund is yet to reflect on my account. Thanks and regards
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