Karen C.Heath, TEXAS, United States
We had a fantastic and very informative tour with Hakan. He was very knowledgeable and made our trip extremely interesting. Ephesus was spectacular to view and all the history just came alive. Would definitely recommend Hakan as a tour guide.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Karen. It was an excellent day for me too.
Richard GrauUnited States
Hakan met us promptly at the cruise terminal with his driver and he spent the day showing us his beautiful and historic city of Ephesus. He was personable, fluent in English, knowledgeable of ancient and current history, culture and politics of Ephesus and Turkey. When we finished our tour of the ancient sites, he took us to a rural idyllic area to have a traditional Turkish meal. The setting and meal was awesome. His flexibility and efficiency in setting up our personalized
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Richard, It was an excellent day ... All teh best wishes
Eileen S.United States
Hakan is very knowledgable and helpful. He purchased tickets ahead for the sights we wanted to see, for which we reimbursed him afterwards. He spoke very good English. He answered all our questions. He took us to a pleasant spot for lunch, that he said was next to a school where young people were learning how to make carpets, a dying art. Be aware that the "carpet school" is a retail shop where carpets are displayed and sold. We saw no factory where carpets were made and we saw no school.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for your feedback. I always try to do my best and this is how I make my life, I always give my tour first and then I ask my clients that if they want to see that school. It is not a commercial place and piece of art very interesting place. Please see my previous clients reviews. Regards, Hakan
Charles (Dick) ChaneyNashville, TN, United States
Hakan was responsive to our needs and abilities- he had a deep history of the area and shared it with grace.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Charles. All the best wishes
Very punctual,waiting at the port.Very knowledgable aabout the history of the ruins. We let Hakan organize our day so we would miss most of the big line-ups of tourists.Transportation very comfortable.Will recomend this tour with Hakan to others.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Peter. It was a perfct day for me too
Judy BatesUnited States
Hakan was a wonderful guide, understanding about my walking difficulties. He made Ephesus come alive for us, was clearly understood and attentive. I enjoyed every minute of this tour.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Judy.. You are so kind. It was a perfect day for me as well.
Dora McKinneyNorth Las Vegas, NEVADA, United States
I would highly recommend ToursByLocals to anyone who will be traveling to Turkey. The Biblical Ephesus Tour was great!!! Hakan our Tour Guide was waiting for us when we arrived, he was professional, polite and very knowledgeable, we enjoyed him very much. Thanks again Hakan!!! Dora McKinney
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Dora, Thanks for your comments. You are so kind. All the best wishes from Turkey