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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
6 Jan 2018
“True insight into Istanbul's culture and lifestyle”
29 Aug 2018
“EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTED”
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The Other Tour offers unique one day cultural experiences in Istanbul. Our mission is to provide curious, open minded travelers with the opportunity to discover how Turkish people live and thrive in Istanbul. Away from typical tourist attractions...more
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Arnavutkoy Mah. Tekkeci Sk. No:8/3 | Besiktas, Istanbul 34345, Turkey
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

As a result of my wife having taken this tour some 3 - 4 years ago, and having thoroughly enjoyed it, we specifically made a day stopover in Istanbul at the end of April, 2018, to take the day-long Other Tour. I might add that...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We booked The Other Tour because we were sick of boring walking tours which point out buildings and tell you dates, and which generally lack in personality. We wanted an experience that actually gave us an insight into the current culture, way of life and...More

1  Thank swashyo
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a 12 hour layover with our 27 year old Daughter and had a wonderful day with Fethi! This is our second time on the Other Tour..we saw all the highlights Of Istanbul , went to the Turkish Bath and had a wonderful lunch...More

1  Thank Njdt
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the perfect tour for anyone with an open mind and desire to see and experience something beyond what's in your guidebook. It certainly lives up to its name - Fethi's passion for his home town is contagious, and not dampened by a healthy...More

2  Thank Suse_11
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Major disappointment. All negative approach to showing their city. Half of what was promised was delivered. We were left alone with the guy's mother without any comments, for a long period (30-40 min) who didn't speak English. Had we been told that she spoke some...More

2  Thank Eszter B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want to see something more and something different than the normal tourist route, this is the tour for you! Highlights were visiting a school and lunch at the guides mothers house. Personal and interesting tour that ended on a beautiful rooftop terrace. (Visit...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 25 February 2016

booked tour for our first full day in Istanbul as a way to get us up to speed with the local character and feel of the city. Both my wife and daughter agree that it was a perfect way for us to boost our comfort...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

We did The Other Tour with Fethi in December. My cousins strongly recommended it to us when we told them we were going to Istanbul. They loved it, and we did, too. It is not so much a tour as an experience. There was no...More

2  Thank theeddystone
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I did 'The Other Tour' a while back with a dear friend of mine who knows a great deal about Istanbul and due to that didn't want to see the regular stuff but go off to discover other things, everyday things that are not as...More

3  Thank Ferdibaby
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I just got back from Istanbul, and am digesting my day with Fethi last week. I really don't know what to say or how to describe it. It was certainly one of my most memorable days in recent memory. I wouldn't call what we did...More

3  Thank Caoimhin1968
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denbighman2016
25 June 2016|
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Response from theeddystone | Reviewed this property |
The information on The Other Tour website gives you information about the cost and itinerary. If you're looking for information on hotels, transfers, etc, for Istanbul, I'd suggest perusing a good guidebook and then... More
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sheila334
13 January 2016|
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Response from huluhu |
You can book at info[at]theothertour. com - it's 200€
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MyriamS1980
24 February 2015|
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Response from amyt25 | Reviewed this property |
The 200 also includes tips to restaurant and Turkish bath personnel.
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