Istanbul Tour Guide Recommendation
Visiting Istanbul with a personal tour guide can be a marvelous experience though. Let me tell you what to see in Istanbul at first place: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Cruise Ferry. These are all must-do activities in Istanbul with full of joy.
Istanbul Istiklal Avenue At Taksim
Istanbul Galata Tower
Booking A Private Tour Guide In Istanbul
Sine Istanbul offers numerous attractions, it is really difficult to follow a proper plan for the beginners. Booking a private tour guide might help a lot, especially to get a grip on Istanbul’s diverse culture and sophisticated history.
Besides, Istanbul one of the largest city in the world with 15 million inhabitants. Hiring a private tour guide might also help you for using the time efficiently. Since tour guides have priority at the museum entrances, it gives you a huge extra time to see more sights in the same day.
Spice Bazaar Of Istanbul Old City
Hagia Sophia Of Istanbul
Istanbul Private Guides On TripAdvisor®
Serhat is a local tour guide in Istanbul. He has 12 years of experience on guiding visitors around the beautiful Istanbul city. He is recommended on TripAdvisor® travel survey, received many positive feedbacks about his guidance services. You can consider using his assistance while visiting most popular sights of Istanbul. His tours mainly focused on the Istanbul Historic Peninsula (Istanbul Old City).
Major attractions are Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Cistern and Grand Bazaar. These are the tourist attractions in Istanbul that everybody wants to see. Duration of Classic Old City tours usually from 6 up to 8 hours depending on your expections, walking pace, curiosity and of course enthusiasm.
Contact To A Local Tour Guide
The author of this blog, Serhat Engul, specialized on the custom istanbul tours. You can contact him through his e-mail adress to book one of his private old city tours.
Planning Your Trip To Istanbul
Various different tour itineraries can be prepared according to your needs. If you are a history enthusiast person, satisfaction is guaranteed since Serhat is expert on Istanbul’s Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman history. He may help you get a good comprehension about the ancient history of Istanbul.
Where To Stay In Istanbul?
I personally recommend you to choose a hotel in Istanbul Old City (Sirkeci, Sultanahmet, Beyazit) or Beyoğlu (Galata, Cihangir, Taksim) areas. These are the most convenient districts to stay in Istanbul when it comes to transportation.
You will be very near to tourist attractions as well as the main public transportation vehicles. Tram, Ferry and Metro nets are mainly focused these old parts of the city so reaching out from/to Taksim to Sultanahmet very easy by light tram. You may use the ferry option to go to Prince Islands, Bosphorus Cruise Tour or Asia Side (Kadikoy or Uskudar districts).
Istanbul is a magical city to spend your honeymoon too. You can consider spending your special days in Istanbul by taking a professional support by the experts.
To get around in Istanbul city easily you may prefer to use the public transportation. Istanbul is unfortunately famous for its terrible traffic. Therefore using metro, tram, funicular, ferryboat might be saving your time. Check out istanbul metro map to get a grab on the Istanbul public vehicles and routes. For more information you can check out istanbul clues website.