Backpackers Travel is an experienced travel agency in Sultanahmet that can help you make your stay in Istanbul more interesting, comfortable and enjoyable. The agency provides a wide range of services and tours  tailored to the demands and budgets of different types of travellers.

Istanbul Tours

Daily Istanbul Turkey Tours - Hagia SophiaBackpackers Travel offers several different tours in Istanbul. If you want to experience the city without having to think about where to go and how to get there, while also having access to knowledgeable and licensed guides, you should definitely check out their offer. One of Backpackers Travel’s most popular tours is the Old City Walking Tour, which provides an overview of the main highlights of the Historical Peninsula.

Regional & National Tours

Backpackers Travel also has tours for travellers who are going to stay in Istanbul a bit longer and/or want to see more of Turkey. The agency offers daytrips to regional attractions such as Bursa, Gallipoli and Troy. It also provides longer tours to other parts of the country, such as such as Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Antalya and Nemrut.

Airport Transfers

Getting to and away from airports is usually not the most pleasant part of a journey. Backpackers Travel’s airport transfer makes it a lot easier and enjoyable though. The agency provides fully-serviced and luxurious airport transfer options at very attractive rates.

Only Transport Tours

Backpackers Travel also provides only transport tours in Istanbul with private vans. The drivers are experienced and speak basic English to lead you to the main sights of the city. If you are a cruise traveller or stop by in Istanbul through a flight connection, you shall consider to use this service which will save your time. You will be picked up either from the cruise port in Istanbul or airport and drop off at the same spot at the end of your tour. Please note that all entrance fees to be covered by yourselves on this tour, whereas Backpackers Travel can also hire you a professional tour guide whom will be very helpful to get extensive information about the sites, to lead you with the easiest way through the crowds off museum and even give you the useful tips for shopping.

Other services

There are many other things that Backpackers Travel can arrange for you, including a place to stay, a rental car or bus/train tickets to other Turkish cities.


You can contact Backpackers Travel via telephone or email, but you can also visit their cosy office in the center of Sultanahmet. You will probably be welcomed by Mr. Tahsin Ünsal, the friendly manager of the agency. At the office you will be able to go over all of Backpackers Travel’s services while enjoying a fresh cup of tea.

Backpackers Travel
Yeni Akbıyık Caddesi No:30 Sultanahmet – Istanbul – Turkey
Tel:+90 (0)212 638 63 43 or 638 63 44-638 37 46   Fax:+90 (0)212 638 39 22
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