Private 8 Hour Istanbul Tour with Topkapi Palace

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From $109.00

Price varies by group size

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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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Welcome to Istanbul, where Europe and Asia meets. Your private guide will meet with you at your hotel lobby or at Istanbul cruise port.
Ancient Hipodromme, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar in 8 hours
• Private Tour for your family and friends
• You will decide on departure time
• Our tour guide will meet you at the Port/Hotel with your name sign,
• Our professional tour guide will be with you from arrival till departure,
• You will have flexibilty to spend how much time you want in each site and customize the itinerary,
• You do not have to wait for other group members
• You may stop to have pictures during your tour.
• You may stop for lunch in a local restaurant to taste famous Turkish Kebaps

What's Included

Entrance Fees ( Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to skip the line )

Private tour for your family and Friends only

Professional tour guide

Transportation with brand new air-conditioned minivan/minibus

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • During religious holidays the Spice market and Grand Bazaar will be closed. Arasta bazaar will be visited instead
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Bare shoulders are not permitted in holy places of worship such as churches, monasteries, mosques and synagogues.
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays, Spice market will be visited instead
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Shoes are not permitted in mosques
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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

After pick up from your Hotel and or Cruise Terminal, Our tour starts with Hippodrome Square where used to take place for chariot races and the Byzantine riots during Roman & Byzantine period.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Blue Mosque
Only a short walk away, reaches Blue Mosque, has its fame from its beautiful blue Iznik tiles.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Topkapi Palace
We will continue walking to Topkapi Palace, was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. It was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will visit the Topkapi Palace including weapons section.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Grand Bazaar
After lunch break ( not included ) we will visit Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops. Drive or walk back to the port or to our hotel. . The end of our services.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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