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

  •   This is the second time that I booked a group day tour with this company for my colleagues visiting the city. Melissa at the agency was very prompt with her... read more

    deerroam
    12/06/2019

      We booked a private guide for two day Istanbul sightseeing. All the arrangements in advance were perfect with the agency being pro-active and confirming the details of the tour and... read more

    Sightsee802636
    12/03/2019

      I had a wonderful day exploring istanbul with my guide Caner. He was very knowledgeable about the history of every site we visited. And he was extremely nice and friendly.... read more

    mariamscally
    12/03/2019
  •   Caner, was an awesome tour guide, new all the fine details of the sites and interesting facts. He skipped every line so we never wasted time, he even helped me... read more

    NorairM1
    12/02/2019

      My husband and I visited Turkey for the first time in October. We opted to work with Ahmet of GIT to plan our trip. To say we were satisfied is... read more

    LisaH29
    12/01/2019

      We were very happy with our tour. Metin has made everything for us to enjoy the tour - not too fast, not too slow, a lot of interesting info. He... read more

    elenasL4713LE
    11/30/2019
  •   Well first of all as said on the title this is our first trip to Istanbul and we were not sure where to go as such. And yes.. we made... read more

    irobby22
    11/29/2019

      Çígdem, our italian speaking guide, was really kind, interesting, cultivated. She took care and adapted visits to the necessities of our group (from 14 to 86 years old...) She... read more

    635sabinar
    11/29/2019

      I went on the 1-day private tour with 3 friends and we were hosted by Emre. He met us at our hotel and was really flexible and patient while we... read more

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    11/29/2019