Tour 1 Option: Istanbul Old City Orientation Walking Tour (English Mon-Sat 9am 1pm):
Istanbul is a beautiful city, but it pays to know where to look. Join our Istanbul Old City Orientation Walking tour to be shown the unmistakable icons as well as the hard-to-find secret spots that make Istanbul so captivating.
As we tour Istanbul, your guide will point out places to get the best local snacks and coffee, as well as show you the main points of interest along the way.
This tour is tip based, all our guides are professional licensed. You will decide the worth of this tour by your tips are given to your guides.
Our tour is the best way to really quickly get to know the city, that is why we recommend this tour any first time travelers to Istanbul. Just have a look at some of the benefits of this way of exploring:
• Discover the secret haunts of locals in Sultanahmet and explore the backstreets and hidden gems.
• Explore the labyrinth that is the Grand Bazaar and local markets included Spice Bazaar
• Learn about the Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Sultanahmet Mosque and gain insight into Islam
• Be stunned by stellar views of Istanbul and hear tales of both Byzantine and Ottoman drama and intrigue.
This activity includes:
• Licensed Tour Guide
PLEASE NOTE: This is a 2.5 hours tip-based tour and subject to availability. This tour aims to give you an overview of the city, its historic attractions, museums, local arts and traditions etc. but we don't visit attractions inside.
Option (English Mon-Sun 1:30pm) >>>
Istanbul is one of the oldest cities in the world. It was the capital of three big empires; the Roman Empire, the Eastern Roman Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. Now its the biggest city of Turkey and the non-official capital of the country.
After we meet at the German Fountain which was given as a gift to Ottoman Empire by german king Wilhelm ii, You will hear the story of Istanbul, then we will see Hagia Sophia from outside, then walk in the garden of Blue Mosque with hearing the facts of Islam, Our tour heads a secret cistern, where you will be amazed by the architecture of Roman Empire that served as a cistern for the needs of the Istanbul for a long time with the Basilica Cistern. We will go to the Nuruosmaniye mosque after that and visit inside of a great ottoman mosque. Then we will see Grand Bazaar where we will finish our tour too.
Please be aware that only official tour guides can provide guiding service in Turkey and our tour guides are all licensed, studied 4 years to be a guide and this is their full-time job.
The minimum suggested contribution 10 Euros, 10 US Dollars or 60 Turkish Liras per person if you like the tour. if you not, you can leave the tour without paying.
Option (English Wed/Sat 9:30pm) Old town of Istanbul Walking Tour >>>
Istanbul is one of the most fantastic cities in the world. The old town of Istanbul was the capital of great empires and the dream of the conquerors. It has many stories to be told. Explore the old town with a local guide and hear its stories in this tip based walking tour.
In this walking tour we will discover the Roman Hippodrome area, see the famous Blue Mosque and iconic Hagia Sophia from outside, stroll through the labyrinthian streets of Grand Bazaar, visit the fabulous mosque of Sultan Süleyman (Süleymaniye) and end up the tour at Spice Market in Eminönü.
We are keeping our groups small for a better and more intimate experience.
Learn the culture and customs and see Istanbul from a local's eye.
Please note that;
Please apply with full names.
We walk about 4 km (2.8 miles) in this tour, please wear comfortable shoes.
Admission Ticket Free