Experience Turkey's flavorful cuisine on this half day guided food tour. Visit delightful food venues, sample delicious treats, and enjoy a ferry ride to a beautiful waterfront tea spot. This Istanbul guided tour is ideal for food-lovers, newcomers to Istanbul, and anyone looking for a satiating Turkey experience.
Start your Istanbul food tour by visiting the remarkable Spice Bazaar, one of the city's largest marketplaces. Wander the perimeter of the 85-shop bazaar and sample a variety of local foods (options vary depending on the season). Common foods include pastirma (Turkish dried beef), savory local cheeses, halva, olives, simit, and a variety of delectable confections. Your professional guide will purchase several treats to bring to your next destination.
Ride a ferry to Üsküdar, a scenic waterfront district, and stroll along the coastline to arrive at a local tea spot. From there, enjoy a spectacular view of the Maiden's Tower and the Bosphorus strait while learning about Turkey's popular foods and traditions. Your tour concludes at the port of Eminönü.