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We are a group of official tour guides working at different regions of Turkey. We have at least 15 years of experience at guiding but we still have the excitement of the first day of our jobs. Since we are all locals where we run our tours, we do...more
Cumhuriyet Cad No:179/12Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 535 360 67 31
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I hired Hanifi for his 2-Day Tour of Istanbul’s most popular sights, and I am so glad I did. Hanifi was super personable, knowledgeable, and made the tour fun and enjoyable. I got to see everything I wanted and spend as much or little time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank josephsuar
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience it was to see the attractions of Istanbul with our Tours by Locals guide Atakan. It's been a month now since our visit and we are still talking about it. We are delighted at our good fortune in finding such an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank abzc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hatice was an excellent guide and we very much enjoyed our time with her. She was incredibly knowledgeable on all cultural and historical topics and able to answer all of our questions she also provided extensive color on things outside the purview of the arranged...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Grommril
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Hati̇ce is the best guide ,trust me , you can sense her sincerity. She speaks good English and is very attentive to all the details. During the tour she would observe and able to offer us the amazing places to visit that suits our interest....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kannaset
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Wonderful experience with Safiye! She was prompt, knowledgable, friendly and so much fun! We were very happy with our tour, we only had 4 hours with her, walking tour, on a layover, totally worth it! We even gave her info to another traveller we met...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Agnes H
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Neslihan was brilliant. Perfect English, chatty, engaging, intelligent, helpful and informed. She quickly understood what we wanted and tailored the half day round our needs. Very glad we did it at the beginning of our weekend, as we subsequently had an understanding of Istanbul/ Constantinople...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tim f
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Spending the day with Neslihan was like spending the day with an old friend. Coordinating with her was very easy, she was very intelligent and well-spoken, charming and has a great sense of humor. She was very flexible with our schedule and we were sad...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cristina D
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My wife and I were in Istanbul for less than 24 hours but we wanted to see as much of Istanbul as possible. Our guide, Safiye, was an excellent guide around the old city of Istanbul and I would highly recommend her. Safiye was able...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

As they live in the place, these local tour guides know the city inside out. They do not spend your time in vain, adjust the tour to fit it exactly to your wishes. They know where to go, where to eat, how to get anywhere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RivkaG26
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Hanifi provided a terrific 2 day tour of Istanbul. Along with the tour is a running commentary of Turkey's rich history. Hanifi's timing generally beat the crowds and a perk of having a registered guide is they can buy the tickets without waiting in line,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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26 July 2018|
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Response from ExpertaTours | Property representative |
Hi, First of all thank you for contacting us. The tours are private there for you need to do a rezervation in advance. The price the tour is 140usd per day for guiding. It doesn't include entrance fees and transport. If... More
25 March 2018|
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