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Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul

Introductory Tour Of Istanbul

3 hours

Kickstart your trip to Istanbul

This is the one where your host spills all their local secrets, and you ask all your questions!

  • From $29.01 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul
Kickstart your trip to Istanbul

Istanbul is a magical city alive with beauty, culture and history. This is where empires once ruled! But if it’s been a while since you were in town or this is your first visit, joining one of our local Istanbul hosts to help you find your feet is the perfect way to get your trip off to a good start. Get oriented in the city streets and find your feet as you learn how to get around the city (there are tons of transport options available - from the metro to trams, taxis and buses). Spot some landmarks along the way, like the Blue Mosque, and soak up Istanbul’s beauty and history. From the bustling alleys of the Grand Bazaar to the vibrant Taksim district, there’s not a second to waste! And luckily, with a host to show you the ropes, not a second will be. You will be feeling right at home once they’ve shared their tips for where to eat, how to get around and spilled a local secret or two. 

    • Find your feet in Istanbul with one of our who will show you how to navigate through the city - from the metro to buses and trams, it all starts with figuring out your transport (including on foot, if that’s your style!)
    • Take in some highlights on your experience, like the glittering mosaics at the Hagia Sophia Museum and be awe-inspired by its iconic dome
    • Step back in time (not literally, unless you have a time machine?) to the 1600s, during the rule of Ahmed, with a trip to the historic Blue Mosque
    • Wander through the bustling alleys of the Grand Bazaar as you get orientated in the city and learn about local life, and how to haggle for a bargain!
    • Ask your host any questions you have about exploring Istanbul, what to visit and what to eat - they can’t wait to share their local tips with you
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a Host
    • Start when you like (but an early start means you beat the mad crowds)
    • Meet-up at your accommodation (as long as it is in reasonable distance. Hooray!)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Transport costs
    • Gratuities
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!
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