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Turkey Tours by Local Guides

Istanbul 34387, Turkey
+90 538 439 78 11
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Maximise your experience with a knowledgeable local guide

We went with Martin who can be contacted on metinkoca@gmail.com to see the Hagia Sophia he is a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Outstanding Local Guide

My family and some friends went to Istanbul in June. We had a wonderful time and the experience was... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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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 78 11

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went with Martin who can be contacted on metinkoca@gmail.com to see the Hagia Sophia he is a professional tour guide who knows his subject which makes your visit so much more memorable and interesting.So happy were we that we asked Martin to guide us...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

My family and some friends went to Istanbul in June. We had a wonderful time and the experience was further strengthened by Ozkan and his team at Tours by Local Guides. He went out of his way to make sure that we saw all of...More

1  Thank knewell108
Reviewed 6 May 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

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

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

Reviewed 5 November 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

3  Thank lbossano
Reviewed 17 October 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 30 September 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 18 September 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 10 July 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

3  Thank MtAlbert
Reviewed 18 March 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 14 February 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

3  Thank Leann B
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12 January 2016|
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Response from Ozkantheguide | Property representative |
hi, please email us with the details. thanks
9 November 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
16 August 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