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Arif Yasa - Private Tours

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About Arif Yasa - Private Tours
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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Hobyar Mahallesi Hamidiye Caddesi No:84, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Arif arranged to have his colleague Erkan be our guide to Istanbul for two days. Erkan was outstanding--knowledgeable, engaging and funny. He really deepened our understanding of and appreciation for Istanbul. His addition to the pre-set tour stops were really marvelous. We covered an amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We arranged for two days of custom tours in Istanbul for four people. Arif was not personally available, but his associate Erkan did an amazing job. We saw so much of Istanbul in such a short time, and learned so much, it really enhanced our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LouisaRo
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had a private date tour of Istanbul for a family of 4 including two children (ages 9 & 7). Our guide Hussain was incredibly patient as our kids didn't particularly enjoy the sites or walking in the heat, but we were determined to make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rochelleh342
Reviewed 5 August 2018

3 other couple friends of ours and us did a tour in Central and Western Turkey with Arif Yasa of Experta from June 14 to July 1 2018. We wanted to emphasize historical places as well as geographical beauty and of course the Turkish Cuisine....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Selda A
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My husband and I just finished a 15 day private tour of Turkey with Arif Yasa and 3 other couples. I would highly recommend this tour with Arif to anyone, especially if you can get 4 couples together. The tour included visiting numerous historical sites...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dgibson536
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I can't thank Arif enough for all the arrangements he did for me & my friend Rosa. He accommodated all my requests (no matter how trivial). I have traveled many places & countries but I have not had any tour expert more deserving of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Arif Y, Sahibi at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi Lala, Thank for your review and I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us in Turkey. Hope to see you in Turkey again. Regards,

Reviewed 14 March 2018

We only had two weeks to prepare for an 8-day visit to Turkey. My friend Lala found Arif on Trip Advisor, and what followed was pure bliss and stress-free arrangement. He was very professional and responded to emails in such a timely manner (don't you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rosaantes
Arif Y, Sahibi at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you Rosa for a your nice review and thoughts. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your time in Turkey with us. Hope to see you again. All the best,

Reviewed 5 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Edwina W
Arif Y, Sahibi at Arif Yasa - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

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,

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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank i3ea
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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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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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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