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Arif Yasa - Private Tours

Istanbul 34357, Turkey
+90 533 312 2135
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Turkey highlights - 6 Days - Erkan Karakose Feb 2017

We purchased our tickets to Turkey in June 2016, way before Airport bombs, Nightclub shootings and... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
debzta
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San Francisco, California
24+ hour tour of Istanbul

We were a family of 5 spanning generations, and we had just over 24 hours layover in Istanbul, We... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
eran99cohen
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Cupertino, California
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We purchased our tickets to Turkey in June 2016, way before Airport bombs, Nightclub shootings and failed coups. We kept waiting for the airline to offer a change for free, the ability to just stay at our stopover in Paris ... but it never happened....More

Thank debzta
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were a family of 5 spanning generations, and we had just over 24 hours layover in Istanbul, We were lucky to have Arif as our guide, who on a very short notice, put together a plan and arranged for a vehicle, and showed us...More

Thank eran99cohen
Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Istanbul with us. Hope to see you in Istanbul again. Regards,

Reviewed 21 November 2016

I had a very long layover in Istanbul and was able to set up a tour a great tour with Arif. He met me at the airport and was able to put together a full day that included many of the major sites of Istanbul...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hi Arif My trip to Trabzon, Turkey, was just a short trip from 14-16Sept16. A short trip for me is to find a nice quiet place away from the city..re-charging myself, I must say .. SO GLAD that you have assigned Tahsin Ozbek as my...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Nurelbi, I am glad to hear that you had great time. Hope to see you in Turkey again. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 24 July 2016

During our recent trip to Turkey Arif guided us during our stay in Istanbul. He had been highly recommended to us by friends in Australia and we agree he is indeed an excellent guide. We found Arif was flexible during our tour, incorporating any changes...More

Thank Leigh953
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We could not have asked for a more knowledgable private guide. His depth of knowledge and his ability to create the perfect 3 days in Istanbul and a day in Cappadocia were incredible. Yes we saw what every tourist should see in Turkey but we...More

Thank scooter1122
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I selected Arif Yasa because of their itinerary (balance of food destination in Uskudar/Kadikoy/Tahtakale & Spice bazaar, previous reviews and price), and we do have a wonderful food tour with Arif. We were introduced to local foods in the local markets, famous restaurant in Kadikoy...More

1  Thank simpangratis
Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed our food tour and thank you for reviewing us here. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 19 May 2016

I visited Istanbul on Apr'16, it is nice place, My guide is Mr. Arif yasa, he made my visit fantastic, excellent arrangements in Istanbul and pamukkale, nice person with good knowledge about Turkish history. He made the tour according my requirement, I highly recommend Arif...More

Thank ssivk
Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 May 2016

I am a travel agent in New Zealand . And when organising a special day out for my clients I knew Arif would be the best . (Having known him personally for the last 17 yrs and seeing him in action many times before).He came...More

Thank Buzzwahnz
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Arif made this a fantastic and very special day. We were able to alter/amend the walk along the way, spending more time in the areas that interested us. His knowledge of the history and sites was incredible. We found the easy walking pace great, getting...More

Thank Paul M
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Fnadiah
Hi im traveling with my family to Istanbul between 25-1January. How do I Go About to book private Tour for 2 Days ? Thank You
16 December 2016|
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Response from Arif Y | Property representative |
Hi Fnadiah, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Please sent us an email for your inquiry. You can find our contact details on our tripadvisor page at the top. Kind Regards
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Ange C
Hello, I will be in Turkey from 22 July to 05 August 2016 and would like to find out about tours that you may have on offer, please. I would like to visit Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukale, Ephesus, and Safronbolu. Are there other places that you would recommend? I would like to learn about the history and see natural landscapes of the region. Please advise Thank you
12 July 2016|
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Response from Melli S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to direct your questions to Arif.... I am sure he will get back to you with suggestions.
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Vimala R
Hi, We wish to take a tour ofTurkey spending time in Istanbul and visiting Historic sites for 10 days. We are an elderly couple and my WIFE has difficulty to a walk long distances. We are keen to visit Capudoccia. as well. We are happy to stay in 3--4 star hotels or in homesteads. Should not be too expensive .kindly advise Regards. Jana Rao
10 January 2016|
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Response from Arif Y | Property representative |
Hi Jana Rao, Please email me about your inquiry. you can either join a small group or we can customize a private tour for you. Since we are not allowed to share our contact details here you can find a link to our email and... More
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