Arda Dincol was born in 1952. He studied English language and literature at Istanbul University. Besides literature and linguistics, he also studied history of art and archeology in addition. He started working as a licensed tour guide in 1980. In 1997, he started training and guiding the tour programs for the guiding school.  His specialty is archeological tours. He likes visiting and learning more about ancient sites that are still under excavation. He loves guiding because of the opportunities to encounter new people, cultures of new countries and diverse opinions on world matters.

He has been working for Road Scholar/Elder Hostel since 1987. He likes leading Road Scholar groups because the participants are experienced travellers with interesting stories to tell.