Istanbul Culinary Experience


A unique journey inside Istanbul’s favourite neighbourhoods and culinary backstreets. Along every foodie pathway, have sample tastings from the very best specialty food shops and local restaurants, as well as an off-the-beaten-path glimpse of life in Istanbul: the history, culture and architecture. The soul of Istanbul is in its food.


Day 1

  • Welcome snack and brief.

  • Sun downer cocktails.

  • Dinner at local’s only restaurant.


Day 2

  • Day street food tour.

  • Evening at own time.


Day 3

  • Full day spice market and farmers market tour.

  • Night cooking / street food lesson.


Day 4

  • Baklava production and tasting after demo.

  • Enjoy a street meal on the side of the road.

  • Turkish sweets tour and cooking class.


Day 5

  • Day boat trip to Bosporus.

  • Lunch onboard the private boat.

  • Night at own time.

  • Breakfast street food tour and kebab cooking class.


Day 6

  • Own time to relax. Explore the city.


Day 7

  • Day trip to Bursa, capital of the Ottoman Empire, a city rich in history.

  • Try the Iskender kebap!


Day 8

  • Breakfast street food from 7:00 am – 9:00 am.

  • Mid-morning to yourself.

  • Kebab store tour and cooking class.


Day 9

  • Own time during the day.

  • Night market tour.


Day 10

  • Lunch at local’s only restaurant.

  • Dinner at a fine dining restaurant.


Day 11

  • Transfer to airport from hotel.

  • Depart.


4* Accommodation From

R 33 455.00*

per person sharing

4+* Accommodation From

R 35 591.00*

per person sharing

*All above pricing is based on a 2 pax group, inquire with us for bigger groups.

11 Days / 10 Nights

Validity: Immediately - October 2020


  • Transfers for all group activities/tours

  • Transfers from airport to hotel and visa versa

  • Accommodation and everyday breakfast

  • All tours and experiences as per above Itinerary

  • All meals as per above tour itinerary (you get meals and tasters on the tours specified)

  • Hotel Room Applicable Taxes (8%)



  • Activities not listed

  • Transfers on days marked “Own Time”

  • Meals not listed

  • Travel insurance (compulsory)

  • Drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic)

  • Early check in or late check out

  • Tips

  • Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation

  • Mineral water beyond that supplied

  • Other insurances

  • Optional excursions and activities
    Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, beverages…)

  • Peak season surcharges if there is any

  • All not mentioned above

  • City Taxes 

Surcharges apply for high season or late bookings. Prices are in ZAR, subject to availability & tax fluctuations.

+27 (010) 035 5205

1st Floor, 65 Knoppiesdoring St, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg, 2156

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