Unique Activities

Experience Istanbul Like Never Before with “The Other Tour”

In the words of Rumi,

“Come, come, whoever you are.”

This invitation captures the essence of “The Other Tour“. We welcome travelers of all stripes, offering journeys that are as diverse and unique as our guests themselves. Since 2011, we have been redefining travel in Istanbul, crafting experiences that go beyond the conventional, embracing everyone with open arms.

Local life
We follow the fun people of the city for inspiration.
A wise man once said: Life is a game. It really is.
Unique ideas
Meeting locals with various professions
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Unique Tour Itineraries

We’re in the alternative tourism business. While we offer the normal city tours of Istanbul, such as historic Istanbul tours that cover sites like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern, we also specialize in organizing tours that bypass the famous landmarks of the city altogether and dives into the local life and unique activities.

Whether it’s exploring the wonders of Sinan the Great, navigating Istanbul’s waterways, or delving into the city’s rich Jewish or Kurdish heritage, our tours are stories waiting to be told, tailored just for you. We closely monitor the city’s pulse, crafting unique itineraries that reflect Istanbul’s dynamic events and your personal interests.

Unparalleled Commitment

Our dedication to your happiness sets us apart. We respect and value our clients, investing a significant portion of your payment back into your experience – far more than the industry standard in Istanbul. This approach ensures each tour is enriched with quality, care, and unforgettable moments.

Going the Extra Mile

From unique local encounters like dining at a guide’s family home to adventurous, sometimes unconventional experiences, we go the extra mile. Our philosophy is simple: no request is too unusual, no desire too daring. We cater to every whim, ensuring your journey with us is one-of-a-kind. Because, honestly, we really love what we do!

Connecting with Real Travelers

We’re proud that our style, approach, and commitment attract curious, open-minded travelers. Like Rumi‘s welcoming caravan, we invite you to join us in a journey of discovery and connection. It’s not just about seeing Istanbul; it’s about experiencing it in a way that resonates with your spirit and curiosity.

Get in touch now

Join us at “The Other Tour” for an adventure that transcends the ordinary. Here, every step is a story, every experience a treasure. Your journey through Istanbul awaits – unique, personalized, and unforgettable.