We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik

Antalya, Turkey
Save
Review Highlights
Private Tour with kids to Pamukkale- THANK YOU !

As a mom with two kids (4 and 8 years old) and my father on board, I couldn't have asked for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lameesmaria2010
,
Dusseldorf, Germany
Great tour guide!

Aykut is your prefect guide. Incredibly knowledgeable, and professional. He will tailor your tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DP50travels
via mobile
Read all 63 reviews
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Niya Tour is an independent travel agency in Turkey specializing in planning private tours, small group tours and gulet cruises. It was founded by Aykut Altınısık, a Turkish Archaeologist and certified tour guide. Aykut graduated from the University in Turkey as a classical archaeologist. He has worked on archaeological excavations and survey research programs all around Turkey including Ephesus and Smyrna. Aykut became qualified as a national certified tour guide in 1997. He has worked as a tour leader and tour guide for the most reputable tour operators. We arrange Turkey private tours which include Istanbul, Ephesus, Cappadocia and other highlights of Turkey. We visit local villages and eat traditional lunch and dinners outside the hotels.We can design the best custom Turkey tour together with you based on your travel style and your preferences.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“day tour” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Antalya, Turkey
Write a ReviewReviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"turkish pancakes"
in 4 reviews
"day tour"
in 11 reviews
"great knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"squeezed pomegranate juice"
in 2 reviews
"airport pick"
in 2 reviews
"pancake house"
in 2 reviews
"great tour guide"
in 2 reviews
"his passion"
in 2 reviews
"turkey"
in 25 reviews
"antalya museum"
in 5 reviews
"local guide"
in 2 reviews
"historical sites"
in 3 reviews
"old town"
in 3 reviews
"itinerary"
in 6 reviews
"aspendos"
in 26 reviews
"gozleme"
in 4 reviews
"stories"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a mom with two kids (4 and 8 years old) and my father on board, I couldn't have asked for a better guide ! Aykut was wonderful, he answered all our questions and showed us the hidden corners :) The 6 hours drive (3...More

Thank lameesmaria2010
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
moon12a, Owner at Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jasmin, Thank you for your kind words. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed our tour and had a great time. I hope to see you again in Turkey on another tour. Please pass my best wishes on your dad. All the...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aykut is your prefect guide. Incredibly knowledgeable, and professional. He will tailor your tour to your needs. It not necessarily needs to be only in Antalya area, but once with him, he will open many windows of information, and there is much to do and...More

Thank DP50travels
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Alan A, Owner at Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so pleased to hear that you had a great time in Antalya. It was a real honor and a privilige to be with you. I hope to see you again. My best wishes.. Aykut Altınışık...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Last October myself and husband travels around turkey from bodrum we stayed at the salmakiss spa hotel it was 5 star every detail was taken care of excellent for family and couples private beach food amazing location stunning staff superb can’t thank them enough we...More

Thank kassouribeverley
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Enjoyed a one-day-sightseeing-tour with Aykut from Lara to Pamukkale an Hierapolis. Very reliable tour guide and driver! Thank you!More

Thank goetzrj
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
ancient94, Owner at Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for nice words. I am happy to hear that you have enjpoyed your day tour. It was my pleasure being your guide and driver. I hope to see you again.. All the best, Aykut Altınışık Archaeologist and driver guide Turkey private...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I booked a customized private tour with Aykut for Perge, Aspendos theater and Antalya old city. He was on time picking me up from my hotel and provided the historic information for the places. He was also quick to respond, friendly and professional. I would...More

Thank Ana C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Highly recommended. Nice car. Great friendly tour guide who show us not only the tourist destination but some local spots as well. How I wish we had more time in Antalya for Aykut to show us around more. Value for money.

Thank jylkon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I had the same great experience as other reviewers, as a local guide, Aykut had great knowledge about the historical sites around antalya, and on the 2 day tour, the most impressive site we have been to was the cave with stalactites, can't really remember...More

Thank weiliyan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TurkishArchaeologist, Owner at Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for the review on Trip Advisor on our 2 day tour in Antalya. Hovewer, I feel very surprised to read that you said I have charged you too much for the aiport transfer first day we met. This is...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I enquired with Aykut about a two day tour of archaeological sites around Antalya. He was always quick to reply, helpful and suggested some wonderful sites that I hadn't come across in my research. These sites have been some of my highlights of Turkey. Aykut...More

Thank hellochrismyers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Aykut was great to deal with from start to finish. Fabulous English, great knowledge and a real nice chap. He taylor made us a plan for Antalya for a very reasonable price. Aspendos and Perge are just sees for any historian. Aykut's knowledge and enthusiasm...More

Thank Puddy81
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Where do I start. I should preface my comments on the basis that my wife and I have been lucky enough to have travelled extensively over the past 15 years which has included a number of small group tours but also a lot of private...More

1  Thank CAPerth
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TurkishArchaeologist, Owner at Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altinisik, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

I must admit that I am really surprised to read this review. But I respect you as you are at the same age of my grandparents. But I am not aggree on any of your personal comments. This is what a guided tour means in...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 236 hotels in Antalya
Azuu Boutique Hotel
1 review
.72 km away
Solaris Hotel
2 reviews
.74 km away
City Live Hotel
19 reviews
.78 km away
Teos Hotel
24 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bi'Buyuk Meyhane
22 reviews
.56 km away
BeerZONE
12 reviews
.56 km away
David People Coffee and Food
13 reviews
.58 km away
Hadi Serefe Meyhanesi
13 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
TerraCity
508 reviews
1.46 km away
S'hemall Alisveris Merkezi
16 reviews
1.02 km away
Blanche Beach
6 reviews
1.53 km away
Laura Shopping Center
8 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Sara H
11 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from moon12a | Property representative |
I am not allowed to put up my email adress and my web site. Trip Advisor does not allow business owners to add their contact. You should send me email. Please search my page here. The name of my business ''Turkey Explorer... More
1
Vote