ABOUT US

Learn more about Istanbul Tours 101

Who Are We?

Istanbul Tours 101.com is a trading name of “Fibonacci Travel Agency“, a Group-A Travel Agency (highest to lowest as Group A, B, C) and a member of TURSAB (The Association of Turkish Travel Agencies) with number 12238.

Both Istanbul Tours 101.com and Fibonacci Travel Agency trade under the company Fibonacci Tourism, Transportation, Organisation and Trade Ltd. Co., founded in 2019. 

Fibonacci Travel was founded by two professional tour guides who offer their unique travel experiences to the travel industry.

We have been serving in Turkish travel industry for more than 20 years. We have made many valuable contacts and partners all around Turkey to assist with our operations.

Today, we bring our expertise and philosophy to travel industry with our best value for money travel services.

The “Istanbul Tours 101” Team

Our team consists of professional tour guides, licensed by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism, based in Istanbul.
We like traveling like locals, we love to explore different aspects of places and meet the locals. We love to save memories, share what we learn and discover. We expect our guests to be open-minded travelers rather than tourists so they can fully appreciate the travel experience we will deliver to them.

Our Tour Guides

Tour Guide Aysegul Unlu

Ayşegül Ünlü

Tour Guide
Asyegul Unlu acquiring her guiding license in 1996, has been working as a licensed tour guide in Turkey and occasionally leading tours abroad (Europe, Middle East, Cuba, India) since 1998. Aysegul's bachelor degree is on Environmental Engineering Program from Istanbul University, graduated in 2001.She holds several certificates from Jewish Heritage Expertise, bird watching, the works of Architect Sinan and Gastronomy and Wine Course (granted by IRO) to Kitesurfing and showboarding. She won the 1st Turkish Open Snowkite Challange Race in Erciyes (a volconic mountain in central Turkey). She has her certificate of Istanbul Expertise Programme organised by IRO. She is a member of Istanbul Chamber of Tour Guides (IRO).

Cihan Sevil

Tour Guide
Cihan Sevil holds a 4 years university diploma for Tour Guiding from Erciyes University, graduating in 2004. He studied various classes on archaeology, history of art, religions history and Anatolian history as well as the Western Heritage. He has a background as a professional tour guide and in management roles (contracts, area, operations) for respective travel agencies. Cihan's boredem in office-hierarchy lead him to full time guiding in 2011.Cihan is an ambassador to this project, the IT guy, and a customer relations representative of this brand. Cihan hols has certificates of Jewish Heritage in Turkey, the Works of Architect Sinan, and Digital Marketing and Social Marketing Expertise certificate through private course backed by Istanbul Technical University. Cihan loves to guide travelers to off-the-beaten-path sights. He leads the photography walks in Istanbul. He is a member of Istanbul Chamber of Tour Guides (IRO).

Osman Özmen

Tour Guide
Osman Ozmen studied Tourism and Hotel Management in Selcuk University and Business Administration in Anadolu University. Graduated in 2003, Osman worked as an intern, later as a supervisor in Nevada casinos. His passion for travel lead him to be a tour guide. Osman is a biker and a professional camper, he not only guides cultural and historical tours but also biking tours.Osman is our brand ambassador, a customer representative and the scout of the team, following any kind of channel to find the hidden gem locations for best local delies, lokantas, street food, places to drinkin, when and how. Osman is also self taught, skilled carpenter as his one of his favorite hobbies. Osman favors tours to off-the beaten path locations. Occasiaonlly he guides tour groups abrod (the Balkans, Russia, Italy, Dubai and Copenhagen) He is a member of Istanbul Chamber of Tour Guides (IRO).

Why Should You Book With Us?

  • Knowledgable, university graduate, professional tour guides
  • Prompt reply. We reply usually within 2-6 hours
  • We are locals and we are professional tour guides
  • We adapt your needs
  • We create great itineraries for Istanbul
  • Friendly advice. Yes, we love to share our knowledge with you. We try to respond to every information request and without charge. Whether you book with us or not, we will be glad to meet you
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We are a small travel company curating cultural experiences in Istanbul and Turkey. Contact us for local, expert advice.