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Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul

Istanbul 34421, Turkey
+90 532 641 2822
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Istanbul Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Istanbul. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Istanbul. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Istanbul 34421, Turkey
+90 532 641 2822
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Originally, the tour was supposed to be for dinner with the Small Projects Istanbul center. However, as they were moving locations that time, it was moved to lunch time, which was ok with me as it fitted my schedule too. So thanks Jen for accommodating....More

Thank Jp S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had booked a half day tour with Urban Adventures Istanbul and met my guide Ekrem outside the Pudding Shop (perhaps we could meet inside next time and sample their wares before starting the tour?) which was really easy to find. Ekrem introduced me to...More

Thank skiwiman
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A truly heart lifting experience! With a world that seems to be going a little bit gaga at the moment, this tour and Small Projects Istanbul will help restore your hope in humanity. The volunteers are so passionate about restoring some normality back in to...More

Thank Claire G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Such an amazing tour. Our guide was very friendly and a wealth of Knowledge of the area. Me and my friend were the only two on the tour and by the end it felt like we were just hanging out with an old friend. I...More

Thank Kirsty J
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Visiting a city, it is not enough to see the famous attractions and stop right there, thus, it is very important to see how locals live and dining with a Turkish family is one way to do it! The tour Urban Adventures organised was great...More

Thank yasminamuta
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Tolga gave us a magnificent walking tour of Old Town Istanbul. Such a fascinating layered city - you are in safe hands, very informative, it will make you fall in love with Turkey and set you up for an amazing trip.

Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great experience. Got the chance to travel in tram and walk through some streets that otherwise a tourist wont visit. The local market full of fruits and vegetables was really interesting. The tour guide Ekrem was very knowledgeable and was explaining everything along the way...More

Thank rosebuds007
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I did a few intrepid urban adventures tours together, and found they complement each other well giving a great snapshot. All the tours were great, with kind and very knowledgable guides who understand the importance of local knowledge and getting off the tourist trail! I...More

Thank Georgia B
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thanks so much for the review Georgia and for taking our tours in Istanbul. Fatih, Tolga, Emre and Kiymet all enjoyed showing you their Istanbul. and we hope to welcome you back to Istanbul in the future we are working on some new itineraries. Jen

Reviewed 15 March 2017

The four hour 'Istanbul Uncovered' walking tour was inspiring. Like some other recent visitors, I was lucky enough to have a guide, Salih, to myself. He was informed, engaging, intelligent and great company. Couldn't have been better.More

Thank Sean L
UAIST1, Operations Manager at Intrepid Urban Adventures Istanbul, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thanks Sean, one of the great things about visiting Istanbul at the moment is that you get to the city with a local and often on your own or just one or two others. Our Guaranteed departures are something we are proud of. Thanks from...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to have a guide all to myself on a sunny spring day to help me explore the City a little further afield beyond the Hippodrome and the Grand Bazaar (wonderful as they are). Got to see the book bazaar, the neighbourhood...More

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