Istanbul Private Guide

Istanbul Private Guide

You have found the right place to hire your tour guide in Istanbul.

Why need a private guide in Istanbul?

Discover one of the world's most populated cities,

Istanbul is one of the oldest and cosmopolitan cities in the world. Thus, Istanbul offers a rich collection of historic sights, neighborhoods and cultural experiences. 

Get the best out of your time

With a private tour guide you can use your time effectively. Tell your interests and needs, our guide will create a wonderful experience for you.

Skip the line advantage at museums

Tour guides in Turkey have priority buying tickets at museums. This will save you a lot of time visiting sights.

Experience Istanbul Like A Local

We are aware how travel trends are changing around the world. We offer cultural tours to experience the local life.

Istanbul Tours & Experiences

Explore Istanbul's popular sights and destinations with our hourly Istanbul tours.

Need some inspiration for your travel to Istanbul? No matter how much time you have in Istanbul; for a short layover between your flights, for a city break or part of your Turkey tour, we offer personalized experiences for travelers. Below you can find the best itineraries to discover Istanbul’s popular and off-the-beaten gems.


How much would it cost to hire a professional, licensed, private tour guide in Istanbul?

1-3 Person
Private Tour Guide in Istanbul
  • Skip the line advantage
  • Access pre-paid tickets
  • 6 hours guiding service
  • Low as $50 per person
4-6 Person
Private Tour Guide in Istanbul
  • Skip the line advantage
  • Access pre-paid tickets
  • 6 hours guiding service
  • Low as $33 per person
7-9 Person
Private Tour Guide in Istanbul
  • Skip the line advantage
  • Access pre-paid tickets
  • 6 hours guiding service
  • Low as $28 per person

Read Our Reviews

Read our reviews on Tripadvisor

  • star rating  What an amazing way to explore the historical parts of Istanbul and hear about the rich and unique history that comes with it. Cihan did a superb job in giving... read more

  • star rating  Myself , wife and 2 girls , aged 11 and 8 in July 2018 , went on a 3 day tour with Cem. The first day of travel , I... read more

  • star rating  We met in Istanbul and joined another party. Cem is an amazing tour guide and manages to give the right amount of information with making it fun. I enjoyed the... read more

  • star rating  We were family of 5 who accidentally bumped into CEM and he offered a private tour. He was passionate and detail oriented and made the trip to the palace very... read more

  • star rating  Cem is an amazing guide. We met him outside Hagia Sophia and gave us a tour inside and a tour to the Basilica Cistern. He is very nice and has... read more


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Contact & FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

We answered some of the most frequently asked questions below.

We suggest you hire your tour guide in Istanbul 30 days before in high season (April till November) and 15 days before in low season.

We love to use public transportation during our tours to give a more local experience to our guests.

In Turkey, tour guides have priority buying tickets at museums under the admission of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, so you do not wait for the tickets. Skip the Line is not valid for actively used religious sites of touristic importance and private museums. 

We offer tour guiding on various themes (i.e. Photography walks, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture walks, top Istanbul sights, art walks, archaeology and history oriented walks) and translation services in and around Istanbul. Please contact us for more details.

If you are planning to visit the following sights within your travel time, yes, buying a museum pass will be a good option. As you already skip the line with an Istanbul private guide, this card will save you thinking for cash to buy the tickets. For more information please visit the official website of Museum Pass

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