• Private experience, tailored to you

  • 4 hours

  • Matched to your ideal host

  • Walking tour (may use public transport)

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Bengali, French, German, Spanish)

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Things to know


    Absolutely wonderful! Feruza went above and beyond the call of duty as our host! She met us at the airport, showed us the sites in Istanbul while providing detailed information and context, introduced us to some delicious foods, brought us back to our hotel and made sure we didn't overpay for our taxi ride back to the airport the next day. She is also one of the most pleasant, kind, and generous people I've ever met. This tour turned out to be indispensable to us because there is no way we would have been able to navigate our way through Istanbul on a 1-day layover by ourselves and see all that we got to see. Thank you, Feruza and City Unscripted!

    May 2023

    Launa S

    My flight got to Istanbul at 5:30 a.m. Despite the company's normal tour start time of 8:00 a.m., my guide Feruza picked me up at the airport at 7:00 a.m., giving me an extra hour in Istanbul. Feruza is knowledgeable about the city, personable, and thoughtful. In addition to sharing with me information about the Blue Mosque and other historic sites, she talked to me about Turkish history, culture, religious practices, and daily lives of the locals. Although my time in Istanbul was short, I had a good introduction to the city.

    March 2024

    Guanming R

    Great experience our tour guide was very knowledgable and helpful and helped us really enjoy the city

    February 2024

    Adaugo A

    IT IS Personal! IT IS Private! My guide Céline is awesome. Even though we had a little bit difficulty finding each other, as the phone number listed with the company was not updated, we found each other. I found 4 hours well spent. I’ll be back to Istanbul, will tour more in Turkey!

    February 2024

    Bo W

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