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Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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* Time to explore the Highlights of Istanbul, its people, history, culture and cuisine with expert local Professional Guides.
* Customize the itinerary according to your schedule and interests with your guide. Decide the sights and places to visit at the beginning of the day.
* Pricing is per group (up to 10 people) , not per person!!
* We meet with the travelers at the hotel and walk to the sites together or use tram to reach the old city. Guide will meet you at the Hotel Lobby (Old City Area) and we will walk to the sites together.

What's Included

Licenced Professional Tour Guide

Meeting at the Lobby & Plan Your Day with your Guide

Private Guided Tour (up to Group of 10 People)

What's Not Included


Museum / Attraction Tickets


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Galata Tower will be visited from outside as tour guides have no priority to skip the line due to Galata Tower regulations
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Annual Closing Dates of all museums and bazaars in Istanbul in 2021 as follows; January 1-New Year. May 13/14/15-Ramadan Celebrations. July 20/21/22/23-Eid Celebrations. October 29-Republic Day.
  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Nov 10. Due to commemoration ceremony
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque one of Istanbul’s most venerable monuments. From the courtyard you will enjoy the striking view of the cascading domes and semi-domes. Once inside you will see how the mosque got its name, viewing the colorful blue Iznik tiles that adorn the interior. These tiles were made at the peak of Iznik tile production in the early 17th Century

• Admission Ticket Free

Hagia Sophia Mosque
St Sophia, the Church of Divine wisdom and a testament to the sophistication of the 6th Century. The vast edifice was built over two earlier churches and inaugurated by Emperor Justinian in 537. The immense dome is an architecturalmarvel, as it seems to hover overhead

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topkapi Palace
Visit the magnificent Topkapi Palace Museum. Gain a fascinating insight into this grandiose complex of buildings that formed the residence of the Sultans for 400 years. There are four main courtyards which contain extensive gardens,pavilions, fountains, royal gates, kitchens, library and mosques. Enjoy the exhibitions such as ‘Sacred Trusts’, ‘Portraits of Sultans’, ‘Kitchen’ and ‘Imperial Weapons’ ****Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays***

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Hippodrome, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. Here you can see the Egyptian Obelisk and the Serpentine Coloum.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica Cistern
Basilica Cistern was built in 6th Century as an underground water reservuar. It has 360 coloums and famous Medusa Heads as coloum bases.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Grand Bazaar
Visit the Grand Bazaar, the largest and oldest covered Bazaar in Turkey with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of handicrafts from carpets to souvenirs all sold in the famous Grand Bazaar.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Visit Spice Bazaar - the most colourfull historical bazaar of Istanbul

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Taksim Square
Most Famous Square of Istanbul with pedestrian streets, shops, coffee houses and more

• Admission Ticket Free

Suleymaniye Mosque
It was built in 16th Century by the famous Ottoman Architect Sinan and commissioned by Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Galata Tower
As the oldest tower of city, it offers 360 degree view of the city.
Ps: Guides do not have priority to skip the line for Galata Tower.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Dolmabahce Palace
Last residence of Ottoman Sultans. Built in European style with more thn 200 rooms. It hold the biggest chandelier collection in the world.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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