• A Unique City Orientation Tour

    A unique city tour exploring majestic Istanbul like the locals do.

  • Istanbul: Through the eyes of a local

    Learn where do Istanbulites like to shop. How they choose what they buy.


    We make a big circle in the city, we mean it.


The best way to learn the city is by experiencing it.

We will show you Istanbul from our point of view which we belive you would love it. Our tour guides will introduce you not just the history but the culture, people, lifestyle and more. Today you will not only learn less known places, but also you will learn about the major highlights and attractions. We will show you the less known gems of Istanbul. 

You should consider this tour as a cultural experience and a city orientation.


A big city circle in a day.

We start our Istanbul adventure from Eminonu. After a delicious Turkish breakfast at a local cafe, we continue to Divan Yolu passing Sultanahmet area. We continue to Suleymaniye Mosque and passing the Bazaar Quarters. After our discovery of old town we continue to the New Town (Beyoglu). Next we explore Besiktas and Ortakoy. We then continue to the Asian side of Istanbul.

On the Asian side we will explore some historic neighborhoods and continue to Kadikoy. In Kadikoy we will walk to Moda. At the end of the tour we take our guests back to Eminonu.


A tour for the open minded travelers.

Learn what the locals enjoy, how they commute, how they rest in a day, where they eat and drink, where they entertain and many more. This tour is a crash course to majestic Istanbul! Street food will be in our focus. We combined various experiences in a single day that you can get the most out of a day in Istanbul.

Included Local Experiences

Tick the top To Do things in Istanbul in a single day with Istanbul Like A Local tour!


Full Turkish Breakfast

Start the day with a cultural, rich Turkish breakfast.


Bosphorus Cruise Tour

Our Istanbul tour includes an hour Bosphorus Cruise on a medium scale boat ride.


The Hamam Experience

End the day at a historical Turkish Bath which are known as Hamams.


Istanbul Like A Local Tour: $99 per person.

Istanbul Like A Local tour runs only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

The price includes; licensed guiding services, all food and drink tastes along the day, Bosphorus Cruise tour on a public ferry, traditional Turkish breakfast in the morning, lunch, donations and local taxes. 

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Below you can find answers to some common questions before booking. If your question is not listed please do not hesitate to contact us. We would love to hear from you.

To keep it simple we can say this is not an ordinary city tour but an orientation tour and an a cultural experience. So this tour is for travelers not tourists. 

You can book Istanbul Like A Local 12 hours before the tour begins. We suggest booking in advance as this tour sells out quickly.

Please use the booking calendar to see the availability. 

You can cancel your tour reservation 24 hours prior to tour start.

On the day of Istanbul Like A Local tour, we meet at a coffee shop called “Coffeetopia” in Emionu.

We will be using public transportation during the tour.

Professional guiding services with fluent English, all food and drink tastes along the day, local taxes, donations, lunch, Turkish breakfast in the morning, the Hamam (Turkish Bath with basic service), 

This tour covers 20.000 steps on average. 

The maximum group size is limited with 10 people.


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