Great guide and very nice tour around the city. Highly recommended.
Excellent full day tour with a wonderful guide. Got to see everything I wanted to see: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern. Had a tasty Turkish lunch included in the price, and afterwards continued to the Grand Bazaar, Spice Market and took the Bosphorus boat tour. Due to the current situation in Turkey, there were absolutely no lines outside the attractions. However this is a city like no other, and shouldn't be missed.
Our guide was extremely knowlesgeable and patient. If someone wanted to buy anything he would provide guidance to get the best items at the best price.
It was an amazing tour!!!
perfect tour, the most important points of Istanbul, liked Yasemin our guide very much, she was very informative and helpful.
Our tour guide, Jassemen was wonderful. She made the tour personal and we all became friends quite quickly. She was very informative and knowledgable about the history of Istanbul,and inserted personal anecdotes, making the tour a really fun experience. Highly recommended.
Incredible Istanbul - This was an exhilarating day full of wonders and unforgettable experiences. Our guide Erkut was absolutely delightful. As advertised we visited the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Cistern, the Grand Bazar, the spice market and enjoyed a delicious Turkish lunch. Erkut provided just the right amount of information about the history of this fascinating city. Our cruise along the Bosphorous during the last part of the day was an excellent opportunity to sit and relax and exchange information.
Highly recommended for a full day of exploring Istanbul.
Such as great tour and an amazing way to see the city. Alp was a great guide, the Hagia Sophia was closed on the day of our visit, so instead he took us to different areas of the city which I revisited over my stay in Istanbul.
We were staying in Istanbul only for a weekend so we were very happy that we could see the spots we were the most interested in and so much more all at once on a one-day-trip! We had great time with our amazing guide Güney! Thank you for fun memories!
I only had one spare day in Istanbul and wanted to take in as much of this amazing city as possible, and this tour most definitely accomplished that. Our expert guide ALP was outstandingly well read on the history of each site and the city in general, and made the tour extremely insightful, as well as enjoyable. I highly recommend it!
My first impression was that is was a bit pricey. However, I was sold by the amount of sights with a skip-the-line feature. With only two of us comprising the group, we found our guide, Engin to be very knowledgeable about the three main sites near Sultanahmet. The lunch was excellent. After lunch a tour through the grand bazaar with the ability to choose which sections appealed to us.
The day had started somewhat cloudy, with a bit of drizzle, mostly while we were indoors. However blue sky had appeared by the time we boarded the cruise on the Bosphorus. Again, Engin shared a vast knowledge of the sights visible from the rivers.
Despite the original impression of being pricey, taking this tour turned out to be an excellent value for visitors with limited time in Istanbul.
Firass H Lebanon
Amazing tour! Me and my friend were extremely happy we booked this tour! Our guide Gokalp was so friendly and helpful..he gave us lot of decent informations about istanbul and #39;s history and hot spots..we enjoyed the walk through the city and the bosphorus cruise! Thanks Gokalp!
This tour was really great and perfect. Dillan our guide was awesome. We visited places we had never find without her.
It was such a cool tour that we booked the next day the next tour again by Dillan the food tour. Also very interesting.
This tour gave us a great overview of the city and the major sites. We did it our first day and it was helpful for navigation during the 3 days we were there. We also saw some back streets and went up on a rooftop and looked over the city which was exciting and an amazing view. The tour ended in the Istafakal area and we took that opportunity to explore and eat dinner there. Our guide was very good.
I was lucky to be on this tour alone. The guide, Dilan Can, made it worthwhile by her excellent knowledge of the historical sites and captivating explanations. I would highly recommend it for anyone who wants to visit the main sites on the European side of Istanbul.
Everything was perfect!
Zuleyha was very nice and knowledgeable. She took us to all the great sights and secret spots in the city. The tour lasted the whole day. Perfect if you really want to get to know the city and see all the attractions. We finished the tour and booked another one right there because it was so great.
This was far beyond my expectations. If you have limited time in Istanbul this is the tour for you.
This tour was absolutely fantastic. Our tour guide, Dilan, was brilliant. We had the best day. If you want to really get to know the city, like a local, you MUST do this tour. We got to see and visit all the main sites including the blue mosque, Hagia sophia, basilica, grand bazaar and spice market. The tour also included a delicious turkish feast and a boat ride on the river. We just loved that Dilan was so personable and really intelligent, knowledgeable tour guide. If I would rate this tour even higher I would. Thank you so much Dilan for a wonderful day!
The whole tour from start to finish was superb value for money. My only little negative comments would be that the tour company need to make themselves more known when meeting their customers first thing in the morning and they need to ensure that the audio system is fully functional for the whole day. The breakdown of the audio system was the only blight. This was a well packed in tour with lots of walking but it was well worth it. Our tour guide was excellent she took plenty of time out keep to explain all the history around each location and some lesser known gems of info to boot. Would definitely book through Viator for any tours in Turkey.
This was an awesome and fast-paced tour of Istanbul in a day. Definitely a great choice for us as we had a short stay in Istanbul and covered all the important sights in Istanbul including the Bosphorus cruise. Our guide Dilan was amazing in all ways and we were wonderstruck by her in depth knowledge of all the sights, people, architecture and more. We were a small group of 4 and hence able to stay together in the crowded Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. There is not much time for shopping but you get time to taste the Turkish delights and get on the rooftop to shoot amazing views of Istanbul. The lunch in a café was very good and we ended the tour on a rooftop café near the Galata tower.
What a day! It was tremendous. All the highlights and then the back alleys. Wonderful lunch. Our guide was absolutely top notch. Worth every Penney and sore ankle.
This tour was amazing. Our guide was extremely knowledgable about the city and took us through the real veins of Istanbul. We had wonderful rooftop views and we loved the boat tour. I'm so glad we decided on this tour, I would highly recommend it!
A wonderful tour with a very friendly and informative guide. A beautiful city. My fellow tourists were also a great bunch. Sadly I fell prey to scam artists whilst in Istanbul and lost a considerable amount of money. I would recommend that visitors to Istanbul only use reputable tour agencies such as Viator.
For me it was 5 stars because I wanted a full day tour that included as much as I could because my stay was short. I can only recommend that people whom like to hang out a bit or shop some in the Bazaar should be aware this tour is fast paced because there are so many things on the agenda. So,just plan to re-visit things like shopping.
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