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Turkey Tours By Locals

Istanbul, Turkey
+1 604-777-4141
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Safiye is just the Best - do "book" her!

Our trip to Istanbul got off to a great start, thanks to Safiye and Tours By Locals. She was... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Walnut Creek, California
History & humor rolled up as one great tour!

If either you or your child finds history class a real bore, let Tugrul solve that problem for you... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
NYC Area
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ToursByLocals connects travellers with local guides throughout Turkey, and 158 other countries around the world. In Turkey, our guides are available in Istanbul, Ephesus, Ankara, Antalya, Antioch, Bodrum, Canakkale, Gallipoli, Cappadocia, Cesme, Dikili, Bergama, Fethiye, Izmir Turkey Kalkan, Konya, Marmaris Turkey Mersin and Tarsus Turkey Pamukkale, Trabzon, and more.
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19 Aug 2017
“Safiye is just the Best - do "book" her!”
22 Sep 2015
“History & humor rolled up as one great tour!”
Istanbul, Turkey
+1 604-777-4141

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our trip to Istanbul got off to a great start, thanks to Safiye and Tours By Locals. She was open to whatever we were most interested in, and we chose the Old City and classic landmarks for our first day, which she walked us through...More

Thank ClassicalEd
BCGal78, Manager at Turkey Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your warm and thoughtful feedback about ToursByLocals guide Safiye in Istanbul. We've been fortunate enough to spend a number of days with her ourselves while visiting Turkey, and agree 100% with your assessment! She's a gem, and we're lucky to have her...More

Reviewed 22 September 2015

If either you or your child finds history class a real bore, let Tugrul solve that problem for you. Our family of 3 took the 'afternoon in tranquility' tour with Tugrul, arranged thru 'Tours by Locals' as I wasn't aware Tugrul operated independently as well....More

Thank j_nNYCArea
Reviewed 20 September 2013

After reading all the write ups on Trip Advisor we chose Hanry from Tours by Locals to take us to Ephesus and Mary's House when our Cruise Ship was at Izmir for the day. Our day was all we hoped it would be and worked...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 March 2013

I was recently in Istanbul with my mother, sister, aunts and cousins. Arif guided us on the "Backstreets Walking Tour of Istanbul. " We saw both back streets and the hidden gems of European and Asian Instanbul. We used public tram, buses and ferries to...More

1  Thank emds10
Reviewed 29 October 2012

We had a fabulous tour by Nesrin in Istanbul! After spending a day on our own in Istanbul it was wonderful to have her show us some highlights and fill us in on some important history. Istanbul is such an amazing city! So much to...More

1  Thank muyalta
Reviewed 5 September 2012

My wife and I arranged for a private guide for Istanbul while we were on a Cruise. With only one day in port we wanted to see as much as possible with the limited time we had. We arranged a guide with Tours By Locals...More

3  Thank 2ofUsWander
Reviewed 18 January 2012

16 January 2012 Merhaba Erkan, My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the two tours we did with your company in May 2011. Having our own guide allowed us to enjoy and appreciate the beautiful city of Istanbul with all the stress taken out of our...More

3  Thank anniegriffinnz
In Besiktas, skyscrapers compete with palaces for
space in an upscale vista replete with hilly green
parkland filling in the margins. Step into this rather
wealthy neighbourhood and discover a rich mix of
opportunities to shop, dine, and be entertained. For
folks in search of urban buzz, not to mention a
constant reminder of just how important Istanbul’s
waterways are to its rich history, there's the
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