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Private Tour Guides In Istanbul

100% private & personalized tours and experiences

Friendly, knowledgeable & individually selected locals

From first time visits to off the beaten path experiences

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The best private guides and local insiders in Istanbul

Looking for the best private tour guides in Istanbul to show you around the city that straddles two continents? City Unscripted has got you covered with our network of passionate, knowledgeable local hosts leading a range of amazing private city tours in the heart of the Turkish capital. No matter what tour you choose, our Istanbul private guides will help you strike the balance between the city’s iconic attractions and lesser-known landmarks loved by locals but often overlooked by tourists. What are you waiting for? Book a 100% personalized tour with one of our private tour guides in Istanbul today and get ready to see the city through a local lens.

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Tourists exploring the best of Istanbul on a tour of the city with a private guide
Local hosts handpicked for you

No two travelers are the same – and neither are our private tour guides in Istanbul! City Unscripted’s local hosts come from all ages, backgrounds, and perspectives, but they all share one thing in common: they’re passionate about Istanbul and can’t wait to share all its best-kept secrets with travelers like you. On our private tours, you’ll be able to experience Istanbul with someone who’s intimately familiar with every inch of it. Every one of our private tour guides in Istanbul is handpicked for their knowledge and passion, and we’ll pair you with the person who shares your interests.

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A bustling scene at a popular tourist attraction on a private tour in Istanbul
Make your dream day a reality

Everyone’s dream day in the colorful Turkish capital looks a little different, and our Istanbul private guides will do everything it takes to make yours a reality. Our local hosts will get to know you, your personality and your interests to plan the perfect Istanbul experience 100% tailored to suit your travel style. Whether you want to sample Şiş Kebap at hole-in-the-wall eateries, move between fragrant markets and mosaic-adorned mosques, or simply relax at a traditional Turkish tavern, trust our private tour guides in Istanbul to plan an incredible day you’ll never forget.

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A view of the nostalgic Istiklal Caddesi tram on the streets of Istanbul
A conscious way to see the city

Personalized tours with private tour guides in Istanbul help you build a deep cultural understanding of this vibrant that simply wouldn’t be possible if you were exploring alone. Our local hosts are eager to offer unique insights into their society, and you can count on them to point out the local vendors, chefs, and artisans that deserve every traveler’s support. Tours with Istanbul private guides let you travel as consciously and ethically as possible, connecting with the city on another level and soaking up the true spirit and soul of Istanbul in a way you never imagined.

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