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Experta Tours

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We offer individualized private tours or small group tours for Istanbul and rest of Turkey. We can design itineraries according to your interest and time and we will do our best to make sure that you leave Turkey with the best memories. During the...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cumhuriyet Caddesi No:179/12, Istanbul 34373, Turkey
+90 212 296 80 36
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience! I had one eight hour and one ten hour layover in Istanbul on my trip to and from Sri Lanka. I arranged a city tour for both layovers and had a wonderful experience. The company was accommodating and they allowed me to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kc_afam
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Not quite what we were expecting, but Ece was fantastic. She showed us a few places that made the trip and her knowledge of history and passion for the city was second to none. She even helped us into the Ayasofya at the end, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended contacting Erkan for a tour in Istanbul and I’m glad we did! He met us at our hotel and took us on a great trip through the amazing markets, but also adapting it for us to take a detour through the blue...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rain1800
Reviewed July 12, 2018

It was a blind shot if this trip could be good as there very little information. My daughter and I was happily surprised by our guide that had a kind personality, great knowledge about history and a good sense of humor. Highly recommended if history...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Asbjørn Kyhl P
Reviewed May 11, 2018

I was apart of a Gadventures tour in Turkey last October and Erkan was our Guide. Erkan made every part of our trip enjoyable, from the moment we arrived. His knowledge of his homeland is second to none, and he even has a few party...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chloe M
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I ioin a Gadventures tour in Turkey last October and Erkan was our Guide. Erkan is a very friendly and helpful person.He is very knowledgeable about the history of Turkey. He is always ready to help in planning our free days, recommended the best restaurants...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sajeedah M
Reviewed April 17, 2018

My wife and I spent two days in Istanbul with our friends. We were warmly welcomed by Erkan from the beginning and there was always a friendly atmosphere where ever we visit. We had a great time and could not have enjoyed it more. Erkan...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank barbarostorun
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Me and my boyfriend travelled in Turkey last summer and we asked Erkan for a taylor made tour of 12 days. We started from Cappadocia and continued across the west coast, finishing in Istanbul, the magic town. All was pefect: from the accomodations to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Valcolleoni
ExpertaTours, Owner at Experta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Thank you :) hope to see you here in Turkey again

Reviewed March 26, 2018

I have used the services of these guys quite a few times. They have an amazing background in international travel. All their staff speak great English and their guides are amongst the best you could ever find in Turkey. They don't look t you like...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Craig R
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We booked a two day tour of Istanbul last year and the service we received from Experta was amazing. Erkan was our guide, he was very knowledgeable and provided us with lots of information about the history of Istanbul. What was also really good about...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank j m
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For much of Istanbul’s history, Sisli and the area
just north of Taksim Square were open countryside used
mostly as hunting grounds. These days, Sisli and its
chic streets are considered the very heart of
contemporary Istanbuli life, where an epicenter of
fashion and a thriving business district meet to
create an expressly “downtown” feel. Though largely a
residential neighborhood, luxury hotels, fine dining
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January 10, 2015|
Response from Paride58 | Reviewed this property |
Erkan is definitely the best option.With only the day in Istanbul your Time is very valuable.Cramming 2000yrs of history can be Daunting .Suggest corresponding with Erkan to set up your most desired site-seeing bucket-list... More