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

  •   The tour was great. They were able to adjust the plan based on our preferences. Our guide Cigdem was very knowledge. She gave us a lot of interesting information and... read more

    zebak2020
    1/24/2020

      We really enjoyed this day tour of the highlights in Istanbul. Our guide (Emre) was full of knowledge and great tips about the city. We only had 2... read more

    gallesram
    1/22/2020

      We had a wonderful experience and covered all major cultural spots in Istanbul. Our tour guide Oscar was super helpful, very polite and kept the tour extremely interesting throughout. He... read more

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    1/21/2020
  •   Istanbul tours were amazing. We arranged for our airport transfers as well as one day classic tour with them. Drivers were punctual and cars were clean and comfortable. Our guide... read more

    smecruff
    1/20/2020

      We did a 2 day private tour of Istanbul with Caner and it was an amazing experience. We were a party of 5 including my mom who is 80... read more

    rajshah01
    1/20/2020

      Absolutely loved Dilek. She is really easy to talk to, helped me get all the gifts I wanted for friends and family, told me about the history of the city,... read more

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    1/16/2020
  •   We just returned home from our trip to Istanbul. We did the 2 day private tour with Tayfun. He was extremely knowledgeable and fun to be with. ... read more

    Camper41974062743
    1/13/2020

      Caner was knowledgeable of the topics he presented and was really easygoing, he should try to avoid nationalistic comments that might obscure his knowledge as propaganda rather than factual History,... read more

    robertochavezr
    1/13/2020

      The tour was amazing and our tour guide Emre was incredible. His English was brilliant, his knowledge was amazing and he was so flexible and accommodating. The tour company was... read more

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    1/12/2020