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    Istanbul Layover Tours

    Tailoring each tour to your wishes by locals who love their city

      (0 - 12 years old)

      Istanbul Layover Tours
      Istanbul Layover Tours

      The best private layover tours & experiences with locals

      If you’re on a layover in the Turkish capital, the last thing you want to do is mull around the airport. After all, there’s a fascinating city waiting to be explored just a few miles away. Worried you won’t get back in time for your next flight? Book Istanbul layover tours with City Unscripted for a stress-free, seamless sightseeing experience in whatever time you have. On layover tours of Istanbul, a local host will pick you up from the airport and whiz you into the heart of the city, where countless attractions await. When we say you won’t waste a minute, we mean it: your Istanbul layover tours will be expertly tailored to suit your passions and personality.

      Istanbul Layover Tours
      Discover Istanbul on your layover

      When you only have limited time to explore the city, every minute has to be perfectly planned. On Istanbul airport layover tours, you won’t have to struggle with maps and a GPS while trying to plan some sightseeing. A local host will pick you up directly from the airport and make sure you get back safely (and on time!). Grab the opportunity to experience the city in whatever time you have. From the iconic Grand Bazaar and traditional Turkish taverns to mosaic-adorned mosques and frescoed churches, there’s so much to see on Istanbul layover tours – why not take full advantage of it?

      Istanbul Layover Tours
      A tour tailored to you

      You couldn’t love layover tours of Istanbul more if you had planned them yourself! That’s because our Istanbul layover tours are 100 percent tailored to you. Tell us what interests you most about this stunning city, and trust us to plan an experience that crams in all the things you’ll love. Whether you want to wind your way through breathtaking architecture, explore history and heritage spanning centuries, or spend a few hours eating Şiş Kebap and jewel-toned Turkish delight, we’ll give you what you want out of the Turkish capital. Best of all? You don’t have to lift a finger.

      Istanbul Layover Tours
      See the city like a local

      Seeing the city with a local gives you an authentic travel experience it wouldn’t be possible to recreate alone. When you have someone by your side who speaks the language and knows all the ins and outs, nothing in the city is off-limits. Book Istanbul layover tours with us for the invaluable opportunity to see the city through a local lens. Rest assured, you’re not just getting the visitors-only version of the city on our layover tours of Istanbul. You’ll uncover the holes-in-the-wall and hidden gems adored by locals – the places that show you the spirit of the Turkish capital.

      Latest reviews from our guests

        We had booked Atilla for a day. The first day he was delayed, so when he turned up, he asked what he could do to make amends

        November 2022

        Drew R

        Cherad was an amazing guide, his knowledge of Istanbul was amazing, I feel I got a taste of Istanbul that you don’t normally get, I visited some amazing places and had the best time, I will now be coming back to Istanbul because of him.

        September 2022

        Samantha M

        Ferhat showed me all the important and iconic sites. He was very knowledgeable about the history and able to meet my curiosity with my many questions. He also very thoughtful and considerate of rest stops and finding alternative movement around town when I became a bit fatigued. Excellent tour and guide. Thankyou Ferhat

        July 2022

        Gail H

        Atilla was great. Handled our needs and shaped the day to met our wishes. He listened and adjusted plans per our wishes.

        July 2022

        Sam S

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