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Arif Yasa - Private Tours

Istanbul 34357, Turkey
+90 533 312 21 35
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A True Expert

We had an 8-day trip to Istanbul, but wanted to have a one-day tour of all the Istanbul basics that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Awesome layover tour by Arif

My sister and I were stopping over in Istanbul for a short 6-hour. Initially, I thought there was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edwina W
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Authentic high quality private and small group tours focusing on history,culture and food in Istanbul and Turkey to experience real Turkey by experienced, qualified and enthusiastic tour guides and travel specialists. Arif Yasa has got 18 years experience of organizing and leading tours in Istanbul and all around Turkey.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Istanbul 34357, Turkey
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+90 533 312 21 35

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an 8-day trip to Istanbul, but wanted to have a one-day tour of all the Istanbul basics that can offer us more than the sights, but also stories. Arif Yasa is undoubtedly a seasoned expert in the history of the sights, and he...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were stopping over in Istanbul for a short 6-hour. Initially, I thought there was nothing much to see at that short period of time but I was wrong! Arif was our friendly guide and brought us around Istanbul to see key...More

Thank Edwina W
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Arif Y, Sahibi at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Edwina, Thank you very much for your review and I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Istanbul with us. Hope to see you in Turkey again. Regards,

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived in Istanbul, Arif and his company took the best care of us. We loved every moment in istanbul. The culture, people and history is fascinating. Arif was also a great and knowledgeable tour guide. We had a great time seeing...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review! I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Istanbul with us. Hope to see you again in Istanbul.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Very professional, patient, and courteous. Arif made our 4-day family visit to Istanbul very pleasant and informative. From the time we initiated contacts before the visit, he was very responsive and tailored a tour for our need. During the visit, he was was very well...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review and I am glad to hear that you and your family have enjoyed your time in Istanbul with us. Hope to see you in Istanbul again. Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Our short family vacation would not have been as awesome without Arif! From the time we landed in Istanbul until our departure, everything was professionally taken care of more than we expected. Arif is highly knowledgeable and a professional in what he does. He customised...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad to hear that you and your family have enjoyed their time with us in Istanbul. Regards,

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Arif took me on 2 days of walking tours around Istanbul starting with a visit of Dolmabahçe Palace followed by a Bosphorus Cruise. On the second day we were in the back alleys of Istanbul discovering hidden gems and amazing street food that you wouldn't...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review and I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us in Istanbul. Regards,

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We purchased our tickets to Turkey in June 2016, way before Airport bombs, Nightclub shootings and failed coups. We kept waiting for the airline to offer a change for free, the ability to just stay at our stopover in Paris ... but it never happened....More

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were a family of 5 spanning generations, and we had just over 24 hours layover in Istanbul, We were lucky to have Arif as our guide, who on a very short notice, put together a plan and arranged for a vehicle, and showed us...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Istanbul with us. Hope to see you in Istanbul again. Regards,

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

I had a very long layover in Istanbul and was able to set up a tour a great tour with Arif. He met me at the airport and was able to put together a full day that included many of the major sites of Istanbul...More

Thank Edward R
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Hi Arif My trip to Trabzon, Turkey, was just a short trip from 14-16Sept16. A short trip for me is to find a nice quiet place away from the city..re-charging myself, I must say .. SO GLAD that you have assigned Tahsin Ozbek as my...More

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Arif Y, Owner at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Dear Nurelbi, I am glad to hear that you had great time. Hope to see you in Turkey again. Kind Regards,

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Fnadiah
16 December 2016|
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Response from Arif Y | Property representative |
Hi Fnadiah, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Please sent us an email for your inquiry. You can find our contact details on our tripadvisor page at the top. Kind Regards
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Ange C
12 July 2016|
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Response from Melli S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to direct your questions to Arif.... I am sure he will get back to you with suggestions.
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Vimala R
10 January 2016|
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Response from Arif Y | Property representative |
Hi Jana Rao, Please email me about your inquiry. you can either join a small group or we can customize a private tour for you. Since we are not allowed to share our contact details here you can find a link to our email and... More
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