We are the leaders of life enriching and truly exceptional walking tours in Istanbul.

There’s no other city in the world like Istanbul! It’s an international melting pot, a feast for the eyes, and a city rich in history and unmatched in its cultural offerings.

We carefully plan each tour to bring you a mix of well-known sites and hidden gems. Some include a list of sites you never knew you wanted to see!

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Discover local attractions and experiences.

We make cities better

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Most tourism is boring. We have the local contacts  for the most unusual and memorable city experiences.

Welcome to the alternative universe of tour and actives. We develop and deliver all kinds of experiences… some you never knew you wanted to be in!  They are all hand crafted locally for you by talented individuals.

You can keep the bragging rights of visiting the Blue Mosque in Istanbul but we’ll plug you into a new place where you can see your impact on local communities.  Traditional tour is dead.

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We’re very experienced with cruise ship passengers wanting to visit Ephesus and around. You can make the most of your short stay with our well informed and passionate guides.
A private tour is the most comfortable and quick way to get to Ephesus before the tour buses.
While you enjoy our priority admission to skip the lines, we do the hard work beating the crowds.

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Cappadocia

Cappodocia is the name of a vast region and we recommend our guests to stay either in Göreme, Ürgüp, Ortahisar or Uchisar for 2-3 days.
Once you made it to either airport, our partner guide will meet you and drive to the area, another 45 minutes.
He’ll then leave you back at the relevant airport on time for your return flight in two or three days, depending on your schedule

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Hotels in Istanbul that we would genuinely like to stay in ourselves and are pleased to recommend.

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CHOOSE WALKS IN ISTANBUL

Istanbul is not perhaps the easiest city to stroll for first time visitors who speak no Turkish and have no conception of its scale.

It requires a bit of skill to see the mosques, palaces and museums conveniently since neither their opening times are consistent nor their locations congruent.

Once within, it would be quite possible to waste a 
lot of time in aimless traipsing. These places are not  self-explanatory and it is not obvious what went on where.

It is not clear either where to eat, or what to eat.

Istanbul is a walking city and we’re a group of professional tour guides with official licenses :

The sort of guides who are reliable, knowledgeable and fun.

You need help.  Contact us.

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Travel Agents

We value travel agents and honor their hard work once they decide to book us for their clients. Please contact us if you are a travel agent, we are more than happy to design tours for your clients.

Travel Planner with Kids

We never charge for your children- everyone until the age of 12 is hosted complimentary (accompanied by an adult)

Anyone who works for Walks In Istanbul has a pet or a kid! We are very experienced with the level of interest and demands that families may have as they discover Istanbul.

Please contact us for an itinerary designed for your family. We put together tours with street vendors, horse carriages, swim stops, walking on roof tops, talk to imams in mosques, ferry rides, industry museum, ice cream, steam boats and of course Turkish Bath!

We appreciate information like your previous travel experiences; ages of your children and their interests .