Cozy Yacht Cruise with Unlimited Wine, Snacks & Music
Seagulls squawking, ocean breeze, the sun setting behind historical buildings the sound of oriental music. Close your eyes, take a breath and open them to the astonishing beauty of the bosphorus. You’ll be joining us to some of the most breathtaking views of Istanbul and experience the bosphorus in the most vast way. We will welcome you on our yacht and show you the most historic and pretty sights along the bosphorus. We will start from Bebek and sail towards the south experiencing firstly the Asian side then the European while passing by the biggest historical, natural and architectural landmarks of Istanbul, including the palaces, mosques and famous seafront houses. We will share with you the history of these landmarks. The environment that we created represent our style, cosy, organic, fun and comfortable. We will serve wine, Turkish coffee or tea while listening to some oriental electronic music in the background. Feel free to bring your own drinks and food. We have blankets and a small heater if needed. Please keep in mind that this is a mixed group tour so you will have the opportunity to meet other travelers. The tour will be 1h instead of 2h if only three people book. You also have the option to book a private tour for only you and your group.
Discovering Non-Touristic Places
This experience will change the way you viewed Istanbul, as it brought a sense of familiarity and makes you feel like at home. Having breakfast is a great opportunity to start a day in Besiktas, we start our tour with a local breakfast. We will head to our second spot named Ortakoy by walking through one of the best walking ways in Istanbul. On the way to Ortakoy, Ciragan Palace will be shown from outside by telling traditional wedding rituals and learning late Ottoman architecture. At the end of 20 minutes walk, one of the most iconic landscapes of the city will be watched by the view of Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy Mosque and Asian Side. Then we get a local bus to the Arnavutkoy neighborhood which is pointed as one of the coolest 40 neighborhoods in the world by Time Out magazine. Walking through the colorful and modern houses by taking Instagrammable photos, feel the atmosphere that you can't find out visiting the tourist sites of Istanbul. At the end of the tour, we take a ferry from Arnavutkoy pier to Besiktas or a taxi. Transportation type can change according to the ending time of the tour. PS: This tour will be guided by licensed guide Cengiz. Transportation and breakfast are not included to the tour price.
Secret Nightlife of Istanbul, Tailor-Made Local Night-Out
Are you ready to uncover Istanbul's hidden nightlife, just like a local would? Let's create unforgettable memories during an Istanbul night out together. I've designed a one-of-a-kind program that lets you experience Istanbul's nightlife as a local, and we can customize it to suit your preferences. Have you ever wondered what it's like to immerse yourself in Istanbul's nightlife from a local's perspective? Join us as we visit the city's top local bars and experience the authentic way Istanbulians hang out. Let's get started! Together, we'll explore Beşiktaş, one of Istanbul's most vibrant neighborhood. As we enjoy our first drink at a popular bar in Beşiktaş, you'll not only get a taste of the night ahead but also have the opportunity to get to know your fellow adventurers. As the night heats up, we'll make our way to a hidden gem of a cocktail bar, reminiscent of a secret garden, where you can indulge in unique cocktails. When it's time for our next destination, we'll stroll down one of Istanbul's stylish streets and visit another fantastic local venue. Here, you can savor the luxury of good music and great drinks. Finally, our journey will lead us to an energetic secret hall, where locals gather to dance and revel in music, sharing the essence of their vibrant nightlife!
Football game experience at İstanbul like a fans
Are you ready to watch a football match experience in İstanbul? Beşiktaş, one of the biggest clubs in Turkey, will enjoy watching matches in its stadium with a unique view by the sea.It will be unique for you to watch a match in a stadium located in its own district. It will be a nice experience to support the team with the famous fan group. Before the game, we will go to the stadium by walking under the trees with a sea view Match day black and our white outfits are very important :) because these are the black suits of our teams. Our meeting point will be Beşiktaş Square. and I will take you from there. I will help you at the end of the match. We will have an unforgettable night Note: Please inquire about ticket status before booking.
Off the beaten path with a Brit
The days adventure will begin when we meet at Uskudar ferry terminal. Here you will spot traditional Ottoman mosques and get a feel for the hustle and bustle in this Istanbul neighbourhood. From here we will make our way to Kuzguncuk. Kuzguncuk district has the distinct beauty and unique ambience of a village with its historical buildings and boutique cafes, and we will have an opportunity to take breakfast. We will also walk up a hill to take in a fantastic view across the Bosphorus, from here we will be able to see the first bridge connecting Europe to Asia.
Drinking at Fancy Roof Bars with Amazing Views
Hello Dear Guests, If you are at Istanbul or planning to come here and looking for a fun activity at night this experience will be a good choice for you. In this experience you will discover 2 or 3 fancy bars with beautiful views. They are mostly in 5 star hotels. You will be amazed by Istanbul bosphorous sea view while you drink cocktails from the menu. Cocktail prices are ranging from 400 tl to 600 tl. The guests will see different fancy and elegant roof bars with music . The bars are offering different kind of cocktails, wines, beers and soft drinks. # Drinks are not included in the price. # They have also food choices like sushi, snacks or nice meals on their menu if the guests feel hungry. You can book the experience only for yourself or for your group as well. They have dj music or live music in specific days. There is 20% discount for the groups which are more than 1 person. You can see all MY EXPERIENCES on my profile. You can combine this experience with my other experiences : -The most Impressive Rooftop Cafes Tour (starts before this experience) -Traditional & Authentic Food Tour -Asian Side Bosphorous tour -Golden Horn Walking tour -Old Town Shopping Tour OR -Dancing at the Fanciest Night Clubs (starts after this one)
Exploring the Secret Graffiti & Urban Art of Istanbul
“A wall is a very big weapon. It’s one of the nastiest things you can hit someone with.” Quote by Banksy, who is the legend of Street Art! Istanbul’s lively local district Beşiktaş has a very artisan side as well and the Exploring the Secret Graffiti & Urban Art of Istanbul tour is perfect for anyone who loves to discover street art and local culture. Exploring the Secret Graffiti & Urban Art of Istanbul takes its guests in and out of the hidden streets and alleys of the various districts of this grand city. During tours, guests will be informed about the emergence of street art and graffiti while we showcase some of the best street art works Istanbul has to offer. We are ready to show you the real art, join us to enjoy a truly authentic experience in Istanbul. As well as all great things -Istanbul is well-known for its diverse street art scene, and this tour is your shortcut to finding hidden murals, stencils, and artwork that you might not uncover alone. Join us on a specialty street art-themed tour that starts in the best local neighborhood. Along the way, hear stories about local artists and learn how to interpret different pieces. - Great photo opportunities—see murals that are three stories tall - Find out insider stories about local artists and the meaning behind murals - See a diverse range of work—from stickers to paste-ups, murals, stencils, and 3D
Discover Istanbul with Graffiti Art
Istanbul is a magical mega city. The skies are deep blue. Colourful Istanbul houses, flowers on the trees, seagulls flying around and local people garnish the streets. And then there's the street art. We will be walking around Beşiktaş (one of the best district of Istanbul) visiting interesting spots, art workshops, and of course... street art. They are everywhere: big murals, stencils, posters. Istanbul Artists are abundant and very talented. Its like visiting an outdoor museum. Other things to note Please consider that this is a walking tour. So, bring comfortable clothes and shoes. This city is mostly warm, so get ready for the sun please.
Turkish mezzes cooking class
MEZZES are a form of presentation in which seafood, legumes and vegetables cooked with olive oil are served on small plates. The knowledge inherited from the civilizations that lived on the Anatolian lands dating back 12.000 years, was later blended with the cuisines of the Greek, Armenian and Jewish peoples whom we lived with, turned into a colorful mosaic, while being influenced by the cuisines of Central Asia, the Middle East and the Balkans. Throughout our experience, I and my presenter friend Yıldız introduce the ingredients of each appetizer we cook with the interactive participation of our guests, and also explain their features, tips, and all the intricacies of cutting, chopping, roasting, baking, frying and plating. At the end of the experience, we prepare our table with the appetizers we prepared and cooked together. We are very happy to see that guests have difficulty choosing which plate is more delicious during the enjoyable tasting. You may also be interested my daughter Burcu's experiences: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/852150?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=17505310-4f8a-4a5a-bcbf-e91a18549c47 https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1227640?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=fbfc5d16-b700-4029-8644-256bf4737d87
Turkish Breakfast Experience at Kadıköy, Heart of İstanbul
We will start the food tour in an awesome and happening neighbourhoods of Kadıköy on the Asian side of Istanbul - filled with local cafes, restaurants and designer shops & boutiques. Like a local, we are going to begin the day with a delicious breakfast. Expect something different to your classic Turkish breakfast spread because I’m going to take you for a Black Sea regional classic! During our walking tour i give you small information about where you can go during the day. The plan: Breakfast, Snacks, Turkish Coffee with reading After breakfast we will take a walk for a little ice creams, followed by smallest church in town (i literally mean it) and followed by local desserts at an 18th century Turkish Delight Company. We will be finishing up our morning in the most Turkish way possible, with a coffee time. We will walk to the coziest part of Kadıköy called Yeldeğirmeni, a place famous with for its murals. You’ll sip on some rich Turkish coffee in a designer boutique which is located in a historical apartment that carries the spirit of Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood and depending on your preference I will offer a courtesy spiritual energy reading through your Turkish coffee. The price of the tour does not include the cost of the food. I’m here to make sure you’re fed well, you’ll only be paying for your food. If you don’t see me eating, don’t worry it’s not personal.
Atv Adventure in Forest of Istanbul
Hello, We will meet in Beşiktaş (very central place) and we will drive to Şile with my private car. Şile is about one hour far from Istanbul Center. After arrivel, you will be given all the safety and driving instructions you''ll need. Then we start all together driving our ATVs. I am going to take you off the beaten track. From asphalt and gravel roads to mountain tracks, rocky paths to steep slopes, you will explore forests, deserts and all beaches of Şile. And all surrounded by stunning scenery! I will personally be your tour guide and I will be helping you get the best pictures around the way Other things to note You can ask any question to me. You don't need to have experience for that. This activity for everyone.
Dancing at the Fanciest Night Clubs at Istanbul
Hello Dear Guests, Welcome to magical Istanbul. :) I want to surprise you one more time with the lively night life of this city. Bring your high energy and be ready for dancing. :) One of my passion is dancing and I love to entertain people. We will be in fancy big clubs.Some of them have nice sea views and good dj music. You can enjoy the cocktails or drinks while you are dancing. Cocktail prices are ranging from 150 to 250 tl. We might go to only 1 club in specific days. I may have DISCOUNTS for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights. Please check from the calendar. The DRINKS ARE NOT INCLUDED. Before your booking you can tell me what kind of music you like. Monday, Tuesday : Clubs are open Sunday Night: R&B or Clubs by Seaside Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Night: Roof Clubs, Clubs by the Bosphorus, International, Latin, R&B or Electronic Music DISCOUNTS FOR THE GROUPS OF 2 (%20) OR MORE PEOPLE . You can combine this experience with my other experience: -Drinking at Fancy Roof Bars with Bosphorous View (starts before this one) -Authentic and Traditional Food Tour You can see my other experiences on my profile.
Must Try Street Foods Of Besiktas
Hello Everyone. This tour is designed to show our guest all of the different delicious kinds of street foods that Istanbul offers and what better place to do this than Besiktas. We will all meet at the Besiktas ferry station. We will take a short walk from the ferry station into the heart of Besiktas District Center. Besiktas is the Mecca of street food districts in Istanbul and you will smell why. We will take you around Besiktas to experience all of the wonderful smells and sites. Your senses will go crazy. We will get to try a little bit of everything from the most delicious and famous kebap places to a seafood stand for mussels, fried mussels, fried calamari, Turkish Kofte(spiced beef patty), Turkish Delights and the best baklava. We will walk all over besiktas. Its a very dense and populated area. We will take in the atmosphere and walk from one food stand to another! Our job is to make sure that our guest know and experience the best street foods of istanbul! Afiyet Olsun!
Golden Horn Hop on / Hop Off via Public Ferry Tour -Half Day
Today, the Golden Horn (aptly named due to its horn shape) is known as one of the world’s best natural harbors, with stunning views and rich, historical sites. This half-day tour will start in the afternoon in front of Mado Karakoy. From there, you’ll take the ferry to Fener and visit St. George’s Cathedral, a neo-classical church that dates back to the 16th century. Admire the cathedral’s lavish interiors before heading to Balak Antik Cafe. Whip out your phone and camera as you take in the highly colorful cafe decorations. Feel free to order a coffee or snack before strolling along to see the colorful Balat houses. These 200+ year-old residential houses are famous for their bright hues in a variety of rainbow colors. Up next, visit Ahrida Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in Istanbul. Marvel at the fascinating Ottoman Baroque architecture and learn how this synagogue remains a glorious example of the rich history of Turkish Jews in the area. From there, board a ferry and head to Eyup where you’ll take a cable car ride to Pierre Loti Hill. Named after a famous French writer, the Pierre Loti Cafe is known for its breathtaking views of the cape. Take in the stunning views of the golden horn and order a drink or two before heading back and taking the ferry to Karakoy.
Discover Asian Side On Bike With a Local
Ready for a %100 local experience ? This is not a historical tour, totally cultural-exchange while cycling. Would you like to discover Asian coast with me? I'll show you where local people hang out near the water. The route is very enjoyable and you might dream about cycling on this route everyday. You’ll surprise how this side is different than touristic areas. Marmara Sea'll be on the right side while green parks on the left. If you are lucky enough you will see sunset with reddish sky. Would you like to know more? Visit my ig: @bikeloveristanbul I have different options depending on your agenda and your expectations If you need special request about timing just send me a message. I can host larger groups, please ask me in advance if you are more than 4 people. I have a baby seat so feel free to join my tour with your kid. I do not have kid size helmet. Other things to note During the morning ride we will see most of the time people who do sports, during the sunset ride we will see more people who have picnic, beer and also watching the sunset. Please do your reservation according to your expectations . Starting time of morning ride is adjustable