Istanbul Guided Tours By A Local Guide
Hello, Explorer of Istanbul! My name is Serhat and I have been working as a professional tour guide in Istanbul for over ten years.
Istanbul’s Unique History: The Capital Of Three Great Empires
Istanbul is a city with a history of 2650 years, carrying the heritage of Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans and having served as the capital for these civilizations. Throughout the history, it has been an important trade harbor and gateway of Silk Road to Europe.
Istanbul is also a city founded over two continents and millions of Istanbul citizens travel to the other continent every day while going to work. Acting as a bridge between Asia and Europe, the city embodies a unique hybrid culture.
Best Advice From A Local Expert
As a person who regards being born and living in this city as a blessing, I am striving for becoming an expert of the city’s history and culture and it is lucky for me that my job is analogous with my goal.
You can join me to find hidden flavor stops, enjoy panoramic views and discover the details of local life in Istanbul.
Top Tourist Attractions To Visit In Istanbul
Centers of attraction in the city are Sultanahmet area where Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapı Palace are located and Beyoğlu area where Istiklal Avenue and Galata Tower are located.
Discover Hidden Gems & Off The Beaten Track
In addition to these famous spots, there are many secret jewels to see as well. You can join my tours to discover those places. Please kindly check the availability and cost through the contact form below.
Benefits Of Hiring A Tour Guide In Istanbul
1. Tour Guiding Is A Profession In Turkey
Tour guiding is a profession in Turkey that requires expertise. Turkish tour guides have to graduate from the Department of Tour Guiding at universities to be able to obtain their guiding license. So that they can perform their profession legally.
2. The Art Of Storytelling
A tour guide who shares information with passion & enthusiasm may change your perception of the city & its culture. Therefore he/she enables you to enjoy your tour. Furthermore brings back the history to life with fascinating stories.
3. Dealing With Local Transporation
Istanbul is a very big city with various tourist attractions. However not all of them close to each other. A personal tour guide can help you deal with Istanbul’s local transportation, taxis, street vendors etc. Thus save your valuable time.
4. Flexible “Tailor Made” Private Tours
Private Istanbul Tours which we call “Tailor Made Tours” enable you to enjoy both Istanbul’s Ancient History and delicious Turkish Food. You can mix the popular culinary tours with traditional history & sightseeing tours.
5. Fast Track Advantage At Museums
Last but not least, you would have fast track advantage at Istanbul’s most popular museums with your tour guide. A licensed tour guide is able to purchase the tickets immediately from a ticket office. No waiting in long lines even in high season.
Classic Old City Tours
Old City & New Town
Bosphorus Cruise Tour