General

For which destinations do you operate tours?

Guided Istanbul Tours operate tours almost in all popular destinations of Turkey. Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Troy, Gallipoli, Pergamon, Konya, Antalya, Black Sea Region, Gobelitepe, Eastern Turkey Region and please contact for the other destinations.

How to meet my tour guide to start tour?

Your tour guide will be waiting in your hotel or at the airport to meet you at a determined time.

Can I state the departure time for my tour?

Of course! We operate tours on private basis, so you can customize the departure time of your tour. Generally suggessted departure time for the tour is 09:00am.

Am I traveling with a group on the tour?

No, we provide private tours for your best experience so you will have a private professional tour guide in your preferred language.

How about shopping in tours?

We do not include any shopping stops unless you wish to visit one of the traditional workshops of handmade rugs, tiles, jewelry or leather. If you have any interest in workshops, please indicate while booking.

Is it possible to change the tour route?

Of course, as this is a private tour we can change the tour route and make a new program according to your wish.

Why hotels are not included?

As hotels offer good rates in online booking platforms we don’t include hotel booking service however we will suggest you the central locations in each destination to book your hotel, so you can make your hotel booking in accordance with your priorities.

How do I book this private tour?

Easy! All you need to do is;
Fill the ‘Booking’ form where you will put your full details such as personal information, tour date, hotel name. Once you complete your booking we will get back to you with a confirmation email within 24 hours.

How do I pay?

You can make the payment in cash directly to the tour guide during the tour or one of our staff can meet you during the tour to charge payment. However if you would like to pay in advance you can make the payment by Mail Order. You can choose to pay in Usd, Euro or Turkish Lira.

What are the language options?

We can operate your tour in English, Spanish and Italian upon request. Please contact us for other language options.

Can we add another site of visit to our program?

Please advise us in advance if you would like to add another site of visit to your tour itinerary, so we can revise it accordingly.

Transportation

How to meet your staff at the airports?

Our representatives will be waiting you with the name signs at each airport to meet you for transfer.

What kind of vehicle is used for transportation?

Depending on your number vehicle choice is managed however our tours are generally operated with Mercedes Vito or Mercedes Sprinter for larger groups.

Hot Air Balloon Flight

How long is the Balloon Ride in Cappadocia?

Balloon flights generally take about 1 hour in the air. Including pick up and drop back to hotel, duration is approximately 2 hours.

What if the Balloon Ride is cancelled?

In case of poor weather conditions Balloon Ride will be cancelled and you will get full refund for the Balloon Ride.

Is it very cold in the air in the early morning?

It’s recommended to take your jacket with you as it’s generally cold in the early morning.

Which Balloon company do I fly with?

Due to the difficulty in finding availability for Balloon ride you need to book it as early as possible, once we check the availability of the Balloon flights we can inform you the company name.

Are Balloon Flights operated only in Cappadocia?

You can also join hot air Balloon Ride in Pamukkale as well, however as nature of Pamukkale is different from Cappadocia you won’t have such a perfect scene as you can see in Cappadocia.

Check Our Reviews

  •   Istanbul is an amazing city with thousands of years of rich history and culture. This 3 day private guided tour is the best way to learn and see all that... read more

    jontaw
    3/07/2020

      Canero was our guide and he provided us with a spectacular day of sight seeing, information and great treats. He was able to give us a wonderful history lesson on... read more

    vicbarnes
    3/05/2020

      The tour was really amazing. We only had a few days in istanbul so we wanted to see the most important places. Our tour guide Sam helped us see the... read more

    elenbeatricey
    3/02/2020
  •   We had a wonderful private Istanbul tour with Emre!
    He was extremely knowledgeable about each historical landmark we encountered, polite, and very friendly.
    His English was also excellent.... read more

    Kenny S
    2/29/2020

      I initially ordered 2 day trip with Caner but extended 1 more day since I loved the tour. I am glad that I did. If you have time and can... read more

    Sen818
    2/27/2020

      This was possibly the best guided tour that we have ever had. Anyone looking to experience Istanbul should book this tour as far out in advance as possible. ... read more

    J222_psu
    2/26/2020
  •   Was a wonderful day. Everything was marvelous. Istambul is a amazing city and Ozgur was the best guide. He knows a lot about Istambul and for sure on the best... read more

    LineuP_12
    2/26/2020

      Emri was a fantastic guide who helped my whole family truly understand and appreciate the history and beauty behind the various sites we visited. His historical tour through Topaki Palace... read more

    A5779YJomars
    2/24/2020

      My children and I had a brilliant tour of the old city with our amazing guide Sercan. He was very knowledgeable and friendly, and patient. We covered so much and... read more

    Hinna C
    2/22/2020