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Istanbul: Private Culinary Walking Tour

Product ID: 140178
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The tour focuses on history and the food of one of the city’s most dynamic areas. You will visit Taksim, Istiklal Street, Beyoglu, Karakoy, Eminonu and the Spice Market.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Turkish cusine
  • Learn about food culture with a local guide
  • Meet local families
Full description
The guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and take you on a private 5-hour food tasting tour. During this tour you will have the chance to eat like a local, in the street, stopping along the way at local markets. There is no pre-arranged itinerary for this tour,
it depends on the season and your group’s preferences. You can expect to taste everything that is considered very typical of Turkish cuisine. Apart from kebabs,  there are also so many vegetable meals that vegetarians will enjoy.

When it comes to sweets, Turkish baklava, kadayif and Turkish delight are just some of the desserts that those with a sweet tooth should not miss.  You will have the chance to meet families whose many generations have been trying to keep culinary traditions and original recipes.
Includes
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Morning tea
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Private tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Any destination on the European side.

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Important information
Know before you go
It’s advisable to wear or bring clothing that is weather appropriate depending on the season, as you’ll be outside for at least 3 hours.