September 27, 2018

About Us

Meet Our Team


Gökhan Aksu is an experienced tourism professional, also worked in the United States about 5 years. Then returned to Istanbul. He is the initiator of An exclusive guiding branch which is operated by Transbalkan Travel. Transbalkan Travel is one of the most experienced and reputable travel agencies of Turkey. It focuses on high-calibre historical and cultural tours of Istanbul, other cities in Turkey.

Gökhan is a true Istanbulier, concierge and a member of Les Clef d'Or. Also, he worked in several International Chain Hotels. Besides, he studied on Hotel & Tourism and Business Management. Shares his knowledge of Istanbul in an inviting, inspiring manner. His passion for the rich History, secrets and hidden gems of Istanbul, is exceptional.

We offer state licensed professional English, Russian, German, French, Chinese, Italian and Spanish speaking private guides. We have guests coming all around the world. From Sydney, Melbourne, Santa Barbara, La Jolla, Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Munich, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei, Lyon, Monaco, Cape Town, Florence, Rome, Barcelona, Sevilla and some others.

Together, Gökhan, Erman, Erhan and Yücenur hand-picked an amazing group of private guides who all share a love of the City of Two Continents, its history, architecture, and culture. We will carefully match your requirements for a private tour of Istanbul, from the sites you will enjoy the most to the guide that best satisfy your needs.


Erman was born in Istanbul, the heart of vibrant Turkey.

He fell in love with Istanbul since his childhood, chases his dreams to introduce Istanbul to people all around the world. Erman is also entertaining, and just really fun to talk to!

He is passionate about Photography, especially Coffee and History also shares his knowledge & pictures through Instagram and to other bloggers.

Erman knows everything. From the Ottoman Palace Cuisine to the numbers of its trees in Topkapi Palace He designs the best experiences and private tours for you.


Erhan was born in the beautiful seaside town on the Aegean coast Fethiye and moved to Istanbul 12 years ago.

He fed his appetite for Hospitality Management and completing his education in Chicago, United States.

His passions are Traveling, Gastronomy and Tourism. He loves exploring new places, venues in the Istanbul. 

His favorite areas; Beşiktaş, Nişantaşı & Akaretler, are known for the well known boutiques and designers and its endless list of restaurants and cafés.


Yucenur was born in Kayseri, the city of Pastirma & Sucuk (dry fermented sausage) but she is vegetarian now. True story. Moved to Istanbul when she was 7 years old.

She graduated in Visual Communications in Istanbul. However, her passion for Istanbul is limitless.

Books, wine and pastries that’s what Istanbul means to her.

She’s been a guide for a TV channel and loves to share with travelers her favorite areas like Kuruçeşme, Bebek, Galata and Moda. is the specialist for Custom Private Tours in Istanbul

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If you have only one or two days in Istanbul.. If you have already made your hotel reservations, you may just need one or two days of private tours. Gladly, offer you the best private tour guide experience in Istanbul.

Getting a Private tour guide in Istanbul

We provide state licensed professional English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Italian and French speaking private guides. Our local tour leaders are friendly, flexible and very knowledgeable. Moreover, a private tour guide will assist you design unforgettable tour experiences in Istanbul. Also as well as other cities in Turkey.

As a result you will explore the depths of ancient and contemporary of Istanbul. Especially, you will learn about the history, customs, architecture and diversity of cultures. Moreover, you will see spectacular monuments in this time. Also find out great stories behind Istanbul. helps you find the best gourmet places in the city. As a matter of fact, you will get to taste the fine Turkish cuisine as well as street food. Experience various foods from different regions of our country. Even in the food, you will taste the blend of the empires. Cooking classes can be arranged as well. In addition to that, your private tour guide will help you to explore the unique shops and restaurants in Istanbul. is the best place to obtain your private guide for Istanbul and other cities in Turkey.

Most importantly, we tailor the tour itineraries for you. Whether you prefer visiting Istanbul's major attractions or discover off-the-beaten paths. If you expect the stability of major and lesser visited areas, we will ensure you will have a memorable time in Istanbul.

Travel is all in point of making your dreams come true, whether it is learning new cultures, experiencing different cuisines, adventure or just entertainment. Book me guide can arrange unique activities to the extent of your interests. Let us know your interests so that we will arrange you the best private tour guide. Book Now. is operated by Transbalkan Travel Ltd. (License no: A-776)

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