Istanbul Small-Group Cultural Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We have maximum 12 people in our tour group. You will be able to visit the most important places of Istanbul in one-day time. You will have a fluent English speaking tour guide with you with extensive knowledge about history and architecture. Since you want to learn more about the places you visit and local life, you will be able to ask your guide any questions you like. This is a unique tour where you can find enough time to wander and take pictures as you please in the places you visit. Moreover, in a region with different options to suit all tastes, you are also offered free time to dine on your own.

What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

Professional English-speaking guide

What's Not Included

Free time will be provided to dine on your own.

Harem visit in the Palace is optional with self-payment at site. The admission fee is 60 TL.

Hotel pick-up and drop-off service. The tour will start at our office and ends with free time.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Our tour may not be suitable for people with significant walking disabilities. However, adequate rest breaks are provided during the tour.
  • 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

Topkapi Palace
You will visit Sacred Relics, Treasury Part, Sultan's Pavillions where they live, Palace kitchen and porcelain collections, Imperial Council, Palace courtyards and Harem (optional visit with self-payment at site) Your guide will give you detailed information before each place and you will have some free time to take pictures as well.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hagia Sophia Mosque
You will be able to visit both Main Floor where the mosaics and Islamic decorations are found and also the Upper Galery including some Christian mosaics. You will be informed by your guide about architectural and historic features of the monument in details.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Blue Mosque
Visit inside the Mosque first where the beatiful colored tiles are visible and later the courtyard of the Mosque offereing a spectacular view. Your guide will give you detailed information about the Mosque, but also about Islam and Turkish peaople understanding of religion.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hippodrome was the site of horse-riding cars, riots and celabrations at Roman era. It was also the center of the city through the Imperial Ottoman times. It houses great monuments including such as Serpantine Coloumn, Egypt Obelisk and German Fountain.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica Cistern
This fantastic place was the main cictern of the city. Today, it offers a great atmosphare of mystisim, thus also called as "Underground Palace". The most attractive point is the column with a Medusa Head on it. Visit to the place is subject to restricttions with Covid.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Grand Bazaar
Authentic Bazaar of Istanbul including about 4000 shops offering unique items like jewelry, gold, silver, silk, rugs, leather, textiles and ceramic. You will be informed by your guide about the history and advised for the best shopping featıures.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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