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Istanbul Guided Private Tours

Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 535 663 27 63
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Dive into Istanbul with Tarik

That was the most exciting activity we had in Istanbul! Tarik customized our tour and showed us... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anton S
Great organization of 3 days in Istanbul

I had some specific requests for our 3 days in Istanbul and Tarik was great at making sure I saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bryan m
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34400, Turkey
Beyoglu
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Reviewed yesterday

That was the most exciting activity we had in Istanbul! Tarik customized our tour and showed us exactly what we wanted. I have passion to old giant buildings and constructions, so Tarik guided us to incredible Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia mosque, Blue mosque, Basilica cistern...More

1  Thank Anton S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had some specific requests for our 3 days in Istanbul and Tarik was great at making sure I saw what I wanted to. The food tour is a must as you get to try some of the unique items that Turkey has to offer....More

1  Thank bryan m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience, in which one gets to know the parts of Istanbul where locals hang out. My wife and I had a great time in this private tour, and Tarik is a very professional, charming guide. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Paulo L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tarik met us at our hotel as we were off to visit the highlights of Istanbul. The day just flew by and we had a great time. We are absolutely well pleased with the choice of sights and our guide. Tarik is personable, knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank Elisabeth1234155032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently while planning a trip to Uzbekistan I learned that my flight would have a layover in Istanbul so I decided to spend a few days in Istanbul. I contacted Tarik Saylan owner of Istanbul Guided Private Tour. He planned a 5 day visit for...More

1  Thank Dave95531
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I spent a week in Istanbul and we had a grand time, all thanks to our guide Tarik... he really made us feel so at home and safe. I'm so impressed with him that I recomended him to friends right away... see...More

2  Thank marisakalista1178
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I had a 24 hours layover in Istanbul and emailed Tarik to see if he had any availability and what kind of tour I could do. Tarik was absolutely amazing, answered very quickly to my emails, and really custom-made my tour. As my flight landed...More

3  Thank Phochana M
Tarık S, Owner at Istanbul Guided Private Tours, responded to this review

Hello Phochana, Great photos and great review for our services and tours. I simply can not hank you enough for your time and wonderful words. I wish you good life and luck for your though task and my prayers will be with you all the...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

From the very beginning, Tarik was responsive to emails and was clear in his responses. I had specific places in mind I wanted to see during my stay in Istanbul, but wanted to get the best use of my limited time there. Tarik offered both...More

3  Thank LilMsFox
Tarık S, Owner at Istanbul Guided Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Ervine, I simply say wow what a great summary of your trip and such great words for our services. Thank you so much for your time and effort. Please know that me and my staff is always ready to help you with any future...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

This tour was great!!! I only had some hours in Istanbul on my layover flight, and I needed someone guiding my trip and making it convenient. In 9 hours in Istanbul I was able to have a great idea of how the city is and...More

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3  Thank Daniel B
Tarık S, Owner at Istanbul Guided Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Daniel, I do thank you so much for these great words about our company and my guidance. I do also thank you a lot for spend your precious time with us and explore Istanbul even you had 9 hours only. Please know that you...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We spent a day tour of Istanbul with local tour with Tarik. He came highly recommended TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed a safe, informative day with Tarik. He was very patient explaining the Byzantium and Ottoman wonders to us neophytes. He also...More

2  Thank makarska1997
Tarık S, Owner at Istanbul Guided Private Tours, responded to this review

There are no enough words to thank you for thee wonderful review. I thank you a lot and hope to see you, your wife and maybe the whole family in the future. Best Regards, Tarik Saylan

Nearby
Beyoglu
Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal
Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night
and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights,
shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of
people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive
Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of
the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned
restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening
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Jasmin G
Hi, is there pick up at the airport available for a full day tour? I have a 22 hour layover in Turkey and it is my first time ever in Turkey I really would love to do a tour. Thank you!
10 April 2017|
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Response from makarska1997 | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at the airport. You'll love Tariq and his tour. Very special.
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linneaborealis81
HI! I am very interested in visiting Istanbul this Spring or Summer. Potentially Fall if there are advantages to going then. Who could I email to get daily or weekly rates for your tours? Also, do you recommend guided tour packages of multiple cities or doing one-day tours per city? Also, I am considering travelling solo. As an american female, is this advisable due to the current political climate in Turkey? The US State Dept discourages travel to SE Turkey due to the SYrian war, but I am unsure if it is dangerous for american tourists in Istanbul itself. Any info or recommendations would be helpful. Also, what is your website address? Thank you in advance! Best, Linnea
20 January 2017|
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Response from Tarık S | Property representative |
Dear Linnea, Thank you so much for your kind question and interest to our company. I would like to answer all your questions but this page is open to public so it has no privacy at all. Please send email our company to our... More
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Nab M
Can you tell me your rates please? Is it per day or hourly rates and what about transportation? Thanks
22 August 2016|
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Response from Tarık S | Property representative |
Dear Nab, Our prices are per day and per person according to the number of people in your travel party . Also we are a licensed Travel Agency so we are able to arrange legally any city transportation for your tour. Due to... More
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