Istanbul by Night Private Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Istanbul
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Tour description

Istanbul’s nights are magical! Spend an evening hopping from local hotspots to highlights with some tasty treats in between. The best part? This private tour is all about the local vibes. See how the locals chill and unwind and join the nightlife scene with a friendly local by your side!

As the sun sets, Istanbul’s light keeps shining! Unwind together with the locals and go to their hotspots where they like to gather with friends. From a must sip traditional cup of coffee, to mouth watering street food without forgetting the highlights and hidden gems: this will be a night to remember! Here’s a real local treat: coffee! Embrace the culture of Istanbul and be a part of the coffee ritual, so beloved by the locals. Chill out at pop up coffee stand and see for yourself how your coffee is getting brewed, right in front your eyes! Go where the locals go for a little late night shopping. Mae Zae has a big artsy vibe and its shops are open till late, perfect for a little splurging to treat yourself with local goods and artifacts, and where you can see local artists who proudly show off their work. Of course there’s going to be street food, because this private nightlife tour is all about what the locals love. At the Galata Bridge, you’ll even have the option to choose from two locals’ favorites: fish or doner durum. Take their word for it, you cannot go wrong with any of them! Vegetarian? No problem, there’s also a delicious option for you! A popular meeting point for the locals is a highlight that you probably noticed during the day. Under the moon, the Galata Tower shines with a different beauty. The local vibes here, are strong! You’ll see more highlights during this experience like Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque and its hamam which is a magnificent Turkish bath and an interesting tradition. More local favorites coming your way! The fish bazar is the perfect place to socialize with food with a very lively atmosphere. But where the party’s really at is at the Nevizade street. This popular street full of bars and local hotspots is the spark of Istanbul. Lively establishments and cafes filled with locals are the flame that keeps the night going. And to finish your night with a bang, your local host will take you to a cocktail bar with the best view over Istanbul. The perfect grand finale!The plan of the tour:Stop 1: Meet your local at Tophane Fountain in KaraköyStop 2: Discover a local mosque and watch the locals at prey-timeStop 3: Have a ‘street coffee’ at a pop-up wooden stoveStop 4: Enjoy the neighbourhood and pop into an amazing vintage material shopStop 5: Head to the pier to view the other side of Istanbul while enjoying a delicious durumStop 6: Take a walk over Galata bridge to get a bigger grasp of IstanbulStop 7: Ride up in one of the worlds oldest funiculars to the amazing Galata areaStop 8: Enjoy Istanbuls most iconic towers while it is lighten up at nightStop 9: Take the alternative route to a late night and historical fish marketStop 10: See the mayhem of the meyhane dive bars and loud musicStop 11: Finish on one of Istanbuls amazing rooftop bars for a great view and a drink

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Food tasting
  • Afternoon coffee
  • Private tour: only you & your local
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off