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Istanbul Custom Tours-Private Day Tours

alemdar mh. Catalcesme sk. Uretmen han | no:27-29 D:114 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 532 293 66 54
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Amazing customized tour

I had the pleasure of planning my family holiday with Mr. Aykut who accommodated all our requests... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexis N
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Singapore, Singapore
An amazing guide to see a stunning city...

We had just one full day in Istanbul and through checking reviews on Trip Advisor the name 'Aykut... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gillian C
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Waiuku
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Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or how to brew the perfect Turkish tea, Istanbul Local Guides has you covered! We are ready to take you around Istanbul or all of Turkey, for one day or the duration of your trip. Istanbul Local Guides are just that locals who care deeply about making your trip to our beautiful country an experience you will remember for a lifetime. Delight in the sights, sounds, and smells of Istanbul: no other city on earth straddles two continents -Europe and Asia- and has been home to three great empires (Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman). In a city like this, it's important to have a local friend who can help you to navigate, all the while ensuring you the most personal experience possible. Istanbul Local Guides will fascinate you with the story of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, will wander with you (and help you bargain!) in our bazaars and spice markets, and host you in our favorite restaurants off the tourist track. If your interest is modern Turkish culture and politics, discovering the very best Turkish kebabs, or anything in between, we'll tailor-make a trip just for you. With Istanbul Local Guides, you'll get knowledgeable, experienced, and very friendly guides, all at an affordable rate. We specialize in private Istanbul tours, Cappadocia tours, Ephesus tours, Turkey Tours. Besides the classic tours, we offer you custom made tours. Should your travels in Turkey extend beyond magnificent Istanbul, rest assured that Istanbul Local Guides is there to help you on every leg of your journey.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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alemdar mh. Catalcesme sk. Uretmen han | no:27-29 D:114 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of planning my family holiday with Mr. Aykut who accommodated all our requests. He was patient and provided me with genuine advice on the best tour/accommodation combinations. While I was not able to finally make this trip due to personal reasons,...More

Thank Alexis N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just one full day in Istanbul and through checking reviews on Trip Advisor the name 'Aykut Ayik' kept popping up as a person of interest. So we got in touch with Aykut and it was the very best of decisions. Aykut bought the...More

Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the layover tour with Aykut. What a decision I made! Aykut made my first time in Istanbul so comfortable and smooth. He is very knowledgeable around the historical site. Further more, he also took care my personal preferences and introduced some of the best...More

Thank J_Zhang_DragonYear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this trip for my parents and they absolutely love it. Mr Aykut Ayik is very kind and flexible in the trip. My parents were more than satisfy with the tour. They constantly fall in love with Istanbul! If i have the chance to...More

Thank Phetphaylin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aykut Ayik loves his country, and this is evident in the manner in which he relates its rich , colourful history and present.... I travelled with my 70 yr. old parents and my sister and immediately after meeting him, he nurtured our interest in Istanbul...More

Thank haaniemm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had an amazing time in Istanbul and Cappadocia in early October, which was in no small part due to Aykut. His service exceeded our expectations. He was our personal guide for 3 days in Istanbul and also hooked us up with...More

Thank YatiKhan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My trip was end to end managed by Aykut Ayik from the time I landed to Istanbul until I left the country. Talk about anything i.e. vehicle standard and comfort, tour guides, their knowledge and friendly attitude, driver’s behavior, Hotel booking etc I’m unable to...More

Thank Adnan H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I am so glad we decided to book our layover tour with Aykut. He promptly picked us up at the airport, and took us into the city for an amazing tour. He is extremely knowledgeable on the history of the city and also very passionate...More

Thank Alysha R
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

After tons of research, I was still unsure about which tour or guide to book for me and my boyfriend's time in Istanbul. I saw all the amazing reviews for Aykut and sent and email at 1900 on a Friday asking for a tour the...More

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Aykut organised our itinerary and knew exactly what was good for our trip and with the amount of time we had! Definitely worth the price! I wouldn't recommend anyone else! From very first interaction with Aykut everything was organised to a T all we had...More

Thank Korelli
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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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23 November 2015|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
The name of the tour company in Istanbul is: Istanbul Local Guides. Mr. Aykut Ayik was extremely helpful in helping to design our tour in order to see the 4 main sites in Istanbul in the limited time available to us.
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9 November 2015|
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Response from dnasaur | Reviewed this property |
There were a few must see places we told Aykut about, but he had so many wonderful suggestions and worked with us on coming up with a terrific itinerary. I would let him know that you're traveling with 2 young kids and ask... More
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Gabriel C
7 October 2015|
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Response from cjmnyc64 | Reviewed this property |
The email address is: istanbullocalguides at yahoo. The coordinator is Aykut Ayuk, and he is extremely helpful and answers your question immediately. All the guides were excellent. I highly recommend this company.
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