Home Cooked Istanbul

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Home Cooked Istanbul

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Turkish home cooking is something that everyone should experience when visiting Turkey. Join this Istanbul tour to be treated to a feast at a local family’s home, as well as other Turkish specialties such as drinking tea, playing backgammon, and enjoying a traditional water pipe!


Join and expert local guide to experience the real Istanbul through food! Turkey is known for its hospitality and with this tour you will have the change to witness what the hype is all about. Enjoy a meal with a Turkish family and gain some insight into the realities of Turkish life. A translator will be present as little English will be spoken (all part of the experience!). After your meal, you will begin your walking tour of the Sultanahmet area before arriving at a popular local hangout with amazing views of the Marmara Sea. Here you can chat with locals and maybe enjoy a game of backgammon or try a traditional Turkish water pipe. 

Tour Highlights:

-Enjoy a meal with a local family in Istanbul and learn about the cultural customs.

-Take a stroll through Sultanahmet.

-Learn the secrets of the locals’ favourite games and pastimes.

-Enjoy Turkish tea in a traditional tea house.

-Try a Turkish waterpipe.

-Chat informally with a locals and learn what its like to live in modern day Turkey.

Meeting point: Pudding shop Lale Restaurant , Divanyolu Caddesi No.6 34400, Sultanahmet, Istanbul. For further explanation perhaps use the Sultanahmet tram stop as reference.The restaurant is located on the street where the tram lines runs through Sultanahmet, approximately a three minute walk from the Sultanahmet tram stop.

Ending point: Sultanahmet. Your local guide can provide instructions on how to get back to your hotel or you are free to continue your own personal exploration.

Tour Prices

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Departure Info
  • Tour Duration
    1 Days
  • Departing Cities
  • Returning Options
  • Departure days
    Every day
  • Starting Time
    6:00 PM
  • End Time
    9:30 PM
  • Duration
    03:30 Hours
Essential Info
  • Pick-up Time
    To be confirmed
  • Tour Type(s)
    Tailormade Package Tour, Group Tour
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