Private Turkish Traditions Tour: Tea & Coffee Tastings
Deep, rich Turkish coffee is famous worldwide – but did you know that Turkey is also one of the world’s most enthusiastic tea-drinking nations? Clearly, this is a country that truly appreciates both drinks, and this tour will give you an insight into Istanbul’s thriving café culture – with plenty of tastings along the way, of course!
Over three hours, your favorite local host will guide you through the city’s coffee scene, tracing it from its Ottoman history through to 21st-century society. Get ready to see the traditional method of preparing Turkish coffee, experience the ancient ritual of using it to tell your fortune, and then enjoy the hip vibes at one of Istanbul’s hottest third-wave coffee shops.
With white, black, green, oolong, smoked, and fermented teas to pick from, you might wonder what's the best option for you. No need to worry! To help you pick a favorite, experts will teach you the art of smelling the fragrances before you sit down with a refreshing cuppa.