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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Dinner and Belly-Dancing Show

Enjoy a night on the Bosphorus Strait filled with belly dancing and Anatolian folk music during this 3.5-hour dinner cruise from Istanbul. This Bosphorus dinner cruise traverses over the strait’s beautiful evening waters and passes Istanbul’s best sights. See the illuminated Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and Blue Mosque as you watch a traditional performance and savor great food and drinks.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$92.69 USD
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Istanbul Evening Sightseeing and Food Tasting Tour

Discover Istanbul’s delectable bites and illuminated sights by night on this 4-hour food tour. Alongside a knowledgeable guide, you’ll head to the bustling Taksim Square, home to the mighty Monument to the Republic, in order to sample Turkish specialties from four different eateries. Feast on icli kofte (spiced meat and nuts), sample an authentic Turkish kebab, and satisfy your sweet tooth with baklava, a traditional Turkish dessert. Round-trip hotel transport is included on this small-group tour, limited to 14 food lovers.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul by Night: Turkish Food Tour

Awaken your culinary senses with this small-group 5-hour Turkish food night tour in Istanbul. This tour explores Istanbul’s off the beaten path eateries, so you can discover the best of Turkey’s traditional tastes. You will visit a barbecue restaurant and roast kebabs over an open flame, savor classics from a ‘simit’ bakery and enjoy live music and delicious meze at a ‘meyhane’ (Turkish tapas bar). This small-group food tour is limited to 15 people, so you can experience more personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$86.89 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Istanbul Food and Culture Walking Tour

Sample your way through Istanbul on this small-group food and culture tour. Stroll the city’s historic streets with an expert guide, dipping into local markets and cafes along the way. Taste foods from typical streets vendors and patisseries (own expense), and peruse some local shops as well. This tour offers a great overview of Istanbul’s lively food scene. Group size is limited to 15 people to ensure a quality experience.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$45.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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A Taste of Istanbul: Street Food Tour

Experience the rich flavors, fragrant spices and decadent sweets that characterise Turkish cuisine on this 4.5-hour Istanbul street food tour, including hotel pickup and drop-off. Explore the sights, scents and tastes that make the city unique, as you browse the vibrant Kadikoy Market on Istanbul’s Asian side, stroll along the Galata Bridge and discover the atmospheric Galata district. Best of all, you’ll get to sample plenty of local specialties along the way, from pide (Turkish pizza) to simit (bagel-like bread), to the best baklava in Istanbul.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$50.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Private Food Tour: the 10 Tastings

Taste 10 of Istanbul's top culinary treats on this half-day private food tour. Your guide will walk you through a carefully curated itinerary of the best must-taste foods, including raki, durum, and baklava, among others. This private tour means undivided attention from your guide and plenty of chance to ask questions. You'll find some new favorites and places you'll want to return during the rest of your stay in Istanbul.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$26.07 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Istanbul Street Food Tour and Picnic

Feast on Istanbul’s favorite snacks on this 3.5-hour walking tour of the city’s food stops, stalls and markets. With a guide passionate about Turkish cuisine, explore the Spice Bazaar to try staples such as ‘pastirma’ dried beef and artisanal cheeses. Then, sample more delicacies on a Bosphorus ferry ride to the Asian-side district of Üsküdar. Stroll the scenic waterfront and visit a teahouse to try some mouth-watering Turkish delight and refreshing tea before returning to the European side. This tour is limited to 12 people for a more intimate experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$49.82 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Street Food Walking Tour

Get to know the complex food culture of Istanbul on this guided street food walking tour. Explore the Pera neighborhood and visit some of the hidden passages and streets including the Flower Passage, Hazzopulo, and Asmali Mescit. Stop at traditional meyhanes and food markets and sample a wide range of cuisine, including snacks, desserts, and drinks.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$81.10 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Cooking Class In Turkey From Istanbul

Whether tucking into a tasty kebab, feasting on mezes or indulging in sweet baklava – Turkish cuisine is a treat for adventurous foodies. Uncover Istanbul’s culinary secrets on this 3-hour cooking class and learn to cook your traditional dishes under the guidance of an expert chef.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$69.52 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Turkish Coffee Tour and Coffee-Making Class

Discover traditional techniques to making a perfect cup of Turkish coffee during this 3.5-hour small-group coffee tour and coffee-making class in Istanbul. Alongside your professional guide, enjoy learning the craft of coffee production at a shop, plus sip delicious coffee at a few local establishments. Continue your java journey at a spice bazaar, where you will uncover the Ottoman secrets to store coffee and visit several of Istanbul's favorite coffee joints. Numbers are limited to 15 coffee connoisseurs, to maintain a more intimate experience with your guide. 
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Culinary Walking Tour In Istanbul

Discover the best of Istanbul’s markets and culinary hotspots with this intimate one-day tour. Your guide will take you to the historical markets like the Grand Bazaar and Spice Market, as well as locals-only spots around Eminonu.  Get off the tourist path and dine at an authentic restaurant frequented only by Istanbulites. Take the ferry to Kadıkoy to more delicious Turkish food and markets on the Asian side of Istanbul.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$68.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Market in Istanbul

Time at Istanbul’s Spice Market and a Bosphorus cruise top many people’s agendas when they visit the city, and this 3.5-hour trip combines them into one afternoon. Explore the spice, herb, and food stalls at the 17th-century Spice Market, also called the Egyptian Bazaar. Then, sail between Europe and Asia on a cruise along the Bosphorus, passing the Dolmabahce Palace, Ottoman villas, bridges, and other sights. Central hotel and port pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Eat Like a Local: Istanbul Food and Culture Tour with Dinner at Local Family Home

For the true essence of Turkish heritage, eat like a local and explore the streets of Sultanahmet during this guided small-group Istanbul food and culture tour. Step inside a local’s home to meet the family and enjoy an evening experience of Turkish hospitality. The 4-hour night begins with a 3-course dinner of traditional dishes and concludes with an expedition into the backstreets of Istanbul. You’ll witness a backgammon or football game along the way and even have a chance to take a puff from the shisha pipe. People are limited to 12 on this tour, so you can receive more personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$53.30 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Super Saver: Small-Group City Sightseeing Tour plus Turkish Dinner and Show

Discover the enchanting city of Istanbul on this convenient two-in-one tour that saves you 10% off the normal price. By combining two of Istanbul’s best-selling tours, you’re guaranteed to see the best of this historic city in one convenient trip. Don’t miss sites like the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Take advantage of some time on your own to explore, then savor a 4-course Turkish dinner and with belly dancing and live traditional Turkish folk music.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$160.00 USD
$173.00 USD  $13.00 USD savings
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Istanbul Evening Food Walking Tour

Treat your palate to Istanbul’s exciting flavors on a 3-hour evening food walking tour. Follow a food-enthusiast guide around hidden streets and neighborhoods, and scout out the best food haunts the city has to offer. Taste treats such as 'borek' (flaky pastry); nibble on enticing ‘meze’ (small appetizers) at a ‘meyhane’ tavern, and savor ‘raki’, the locals’ beloved anise-flavored firewater. As you walk and eat, learn about Istanbul’s cuisine and the ingredients and influences that have shaped it. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized atmosphere.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$98.48 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Full-Day Wine Tour from Istanbul Including Lunch

Drink in delicious flavors during a full-day guided wine tour in the historical region of Kirklareli from Istanbul. Taste your favorite wine varietals at three classic wineries as you explore the heart of Thrace and its beautiful foothills beside the Strandja Mountains. At each stop, savor four wines and hear about the production of each grape varietal including merlot, cabernet sauvignon and zinfandel. Refine your palate as you discover each wine's particular qualities and learn about foods that pair well. Plus, spend time relaxing at a winery for lunch and gain more insight into the history of Turkey's incredible wine culture.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$230.56 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise From Istanbul Europe Side

Watch the Istanbul shoreline light up after dark on a 4-hour Bosphorus dinner cruise that includes round-trip hotel transfer, dinner, an open-bar, dancing on deck, and an evening program of traditional music and dance. See the city’s palaces, bridges, and fortifications from the water, and enjoy Istanbul at its most romantic.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$107.14 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private and guided Istanbul food tour - Taste of Istanbul

Turkey is full of culinary delights, and you’ll get to try a lot of them on this private guided food tour around Istanbul. As well as popular items, your local guide will introduce you to foods that you may not discover without insider knowledge. As it is a private tour, it is fully customizable to suit your needs—and appetite. There will be lots of walking and eating, so come hungry and wear comfy shoes!
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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$57.50 USD
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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Istanbul Food Walking Tour of Beyoglu by Night

Savor traditional bites on this guided Istanbul food walking tour through the lively Beyoğlu district. Beyoğlu is a maze of winding back streets with top notch grills, restaurants, and eateries around every bend. On this tour, explore with a local guide and open up your temporal senses trying an array of delicious foods like classic kebab and ‘islak’ burgers, tomato sauce-drenched rolls on either side of a burger. This night is has it all: scrumptious meze platters, cosmic fortune telling and traditional Turkish coffee. Top it off with sips of anise liquor ‘raki’ that will have you rolling.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$115.86 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Kusadasi Private Shore Excursion: Ephesus, Winery, and Lunch

When your ship is in Kusadasi, combine a visit to Ephesus with lunch and wine tastings on this private shore excursion. Traveling by private minivan, drive to the ruins of Greco-Roman Ephesus and tour its highlights, including the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater. Afterward, slow the pace with  lunch, and an estate tour and wine tastings at an acclaimed winery. Entrance fees, lunch, wine tastings, and port pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$95.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Istanbul: 3 hour evening food tour in Kadikoy

Discover the best of Turkish cuisine and explore an Asian-side neighborhood on this evening culinary tour. Arrive in Kadikoy on a commuter ferry with your guide and taste traditional Turkish dishes and meze at the places where the locals eat and drink. As you stroll, learn about Turkish history and the country’s cuisine.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$85.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Istanbul Food Walking Tour of Kadikoy with Breakfast

Sample some of Istanbul’s tastiest and most traditional foods on this 5.5-hour culinary walking tour around Kadıköy, with a food-expert guide. After a hearty Turkish breakfast, ride a ferry across the Bosphorus to Kadıköy on Istanbul’s Asian side, known for its buzzing food scene. Learn about the culinary repertoire as you visit atmospheric food haunts, try fresh fish at the fish market, sample treats such as ‘baklava,’ (syrup-drenched pastries), and savor some regional Turkish specialities at a traditional restaurant. Finish with a classic Turkish coffee before your return ferry trip.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Secret Passages of Istanbul & Turkish Coffee Experience

Experience the lively Taksim district under the knowledgeable eye of your guide. Sample locally produced lokum (Turkish Delight) in between seeing the area’s noteworthy attractions. You’ll enjoy the centuries old traditional of having your fortune read in your Turkish coffee grounds. Veer away from the hustle and bustle of Istiklal Avenue to discover the beautiful side streets and historical passages that get missed by tourists and Turks alike.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$57.93 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Food Tour At Night

Savor Istanbul’s foods, wines and local nightlife on an evening food and wine walking tour with a professional guide. Enjoy the cool evening breezes as you discover the Karakoy and Beyoğlu districts, famous for their markets, chic cafes and restaurants. See the 14th-century Galata Tower, delve down cobblestone lanes, and uncover the origins of Turkey’s food as you absorb the buzzing evening atmosphere. Sample wines at a trendy wine cellar and finish with dinner at a traditional ‘meyhane’ tavern. Numbers are limited to 12 people for a more personalized atmosphere.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$95.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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