small specialty restaurants, street foods, great veggies, herbal wonders
Welcome to heaven for the hidden gourmet inside you!
This is my new tour (with all the experiences and fun I put together from my various tours. On all of my tours I include a bit of this tour, but this time, this is full dedication:
Your introduction to finer or finest! Turkish , Ottoman, Middle Eastern, Arabic bites at hidden corners of Istanbul, and yes, we will go that extra mile for that unforgettable bite to be treasured for ever. (One of) The best Baklava experience and Kebab of your life is the oath of the tour. And great veggie specials are also there.
Strange or common, but the best of its kind 20 - 30 options to try ( all are included ) .
Specialy Kebabs, baklavas , veggies, secrets of Turkish and middle eastern cuisine revealed. Oppurtunity for a vegetarian as well.
As we walk through the old town we get a chance to digest the previous bites for the follow ups and enjoy Istanbul and its sites.
Good food ends up in our stomach.
Many little bites.
This will be over 90% chance, the best baklava of your life ( proven so with my visitors who tried it all around the world ) The turkish delight, 5 varieties of traditional turkish sweat specials , spice, herb tasting while we study them - all included , then there will be tons of options, street food options : "icli kofte" : You may google this one, and two may share one ( large egg size ) bulgur on the skin, minced meat and crunches of walnut inside, this is a famous middle eastern delicasy.
Finally a kebab Restaurant.
Game Plan 2: Do your breakfast at the hotel, do couple of hours of touring by yourself, begin this tour by 11, 12, or 13. 0 o'clock ad hungry and begin withthe included lunch of this tour.
Or, we come up with the best plan for your circumstances.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your central istanbul hotel or we will fix a meeting place.
End location: your central istanbul hotel or we will fix a drop off place.
Duration: 5 hours
This tour is a walking tour, no transportation is included. To save from time between neighborhoods we take streetcar orvpublic ferry, then walk the neighborhood. Walking load can even be decreased for those who would like to avoid. If you do not wish public transit, Taxi, water taxi, or deluxe minivan can also be booked as you wish.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1 lira - bottle of water
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Fun tour, fun guide. Oguz is knowledgeable and interesting. I took his food tour and enjoyed myself very much. Heed his advice: arrive hungry.