"I am a freelance working, licensed tour-guide with over 20 years of experience. I enjoy organizing private tours for English speaking visitors to Istanbul and Turkey who are interested in learning about Turkish Culture, enjoying typical Turkish food and lookin..."Ask a question to Ali Y.
No museum but a mix of Photography, Culture, Shopping, History, and good food.
Here are 2 perfect tour options for those who had already visited the museums or don't really want to because of lack of interest or reason of huge crowds and wasting hours waiting in the lines.
OPTION 1- - Walking tour of the Sultanahmet area + BOAT TRIP AT THE BOSPHORUS + H. Bazaars
Highlights : Sultanahmet Square, Hipodrom, The Blue Mosque ( only from outside ), St Sophia Museum ( only from outside ), Boat trip ( 1.45 hrs ), Spice Bazaar, Kebap, Baklava, Grand Bazaar and Turkish Coffee.
OPTION 2- Walking tour of the Sultanahmet area + Visiting ASIAN SIDE + Historical bazaars
Highlights : Sultanahmet Square, Hipodrom, The Blue Mosque ( only from outside ), St Sophia Museum ( only from outside ), Ferry to the Asian side ( 20 minutes ), Typical lunch, Spice Bazaar, Grand Bazaar and Turkish Coffee.
We may also visit a carpet / leather / tile / handbag shops for shopping in the Grand Bazaar at the end of the tour if requested..if not we will skip that part.
Probably you have heard many things about Istanbul; all the historical places, must-see places, must-see sites, all the delicious meals to be tried at least once...and you are planning a trip to Istanbul but don't know where to start ... Planning a vacation is always fun, but in a place like Istanbul, with SO MUCH to see, do, tour, shop and eat – you want to make sure to do everything you can during your Istanbul Vacation. That is no easy feat, even for those of us who have lived in Istanbul our entire lives. Consider me your very own Istanbul Insider to help you make the most of your Istanbul vacation, find our hidden treasures and advise you on the best Istanbul events, tours and attractions. I’ll also show you best relaible places to shop ans so much more. Nothing else except for the tour guide's fee is included in the tour price and please add 20 Euros more per person per additional person after 5. Please always ask for my availability before booking.