Tastes of European Istanbul and Taksim private STEP walking tour
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Tastes of European Istanbul and Taksim private STEP walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 3 hours to 3 hours 45 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Sample the real tastes of Istanbul off the beaten path
  • Experience delicious Turkish delicacies you may not have known existed
  • Gain an overview of Turkish history and culture while appreciating the unique architecture of Istanbul
What to expect

This private walking tour is an incredible opportunity to sample the real tastes of Istanbul and experience delicious Turkish delicacies the city has to offer. This experience is part of STEP, a selection of walking tours designed as a way to discover a destination in more depth, finding hidden gems, meeting the locals and exploring off the beaten path.

On the day of the tour, you will meet your local guide at the chosen time by the Karakoy tram station security kiosk, unless you have opted for a pick-up service. The first food experience of the day will be at Karakoy where a traditional Turkish breakfast will be served! Enjoy culinary treasures such as Menemen (Turkish scrambled eggs), sucuklu omlet (Turkish omelet), and kaymak (similar to clotted cream) served with honey. After savoring the food, you’ll then catch a metro to Taksim/Pera to walk along the famous Istiklal street. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Turkish life of this street that never sleeps.

After a relaxing tea and coffee break, the tour will continue towards Karakoy via The Museum of Innocence where you will try Cig Kofte (traditional Turkish meatballs), as well as stuffed or fried mussels. The walking tour will come to an end back at the Karakoy tram station. Whether you are a food expert or just love food, this tour will definitely satisfy your tastebuds!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
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  • Staff are regularly tested for COVID-19
  • What's included
    • 3 to 4-hour walking tour
    • Friendly local guide
    • Food tasting
    • Public transportation tickets
    • Drinks
    • Breakfast
    • Guided walking tour
    • Water
    • Private tour
    • Food tasting
    What's not included
    • Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 0-12): free admittance
    Where

    Karaköy Tramvay İstasyonu, Kemankeş Karamustafa Paşa, Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye

    Meeting point:

    Meeting point: You can meet your guide at the Karakoy tram station security kiosk.

    Pick-up service: Your tour guide can meet you at your hotel reception, Istanbul cruise port, or holiday rental.

    What to remember
    • This walking tour allows you to explore the city from a local perspective and in a sustainable way, remember that it involves a fair amount of walking
    • Walking distance: 4 km
    • This private tour is tailored individually according to your needs, you can request the guide to change the itinerary on the day of the tour
    • If you require pick-up service, please be sure to write down your pick-up address at check-out
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Off The Beaten Path Travel Agency
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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