Istanbul Grand Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

696458


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Turkish (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Full-day private guided tour in the old city of ancient Capital of Byzantine and Ottoman Empire combined with Bosphorus Cruise.


During the classical tour, you will explore the history of two different Empires.
After we arrive at Sultanahmet Square, we will have a short walk in the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome and start our journey in the past.
Blue Mosque, Haghia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern are the monuments that we visit.
In the afternoon we will make a boat trip in Bosphorus to the Asian side of Istanbul. We will have a walk on Asian side of the city by visiting the famous local fresh fish, fruit and vegetables market. Upon request a lunch in one of local restaurant.
We finish the day by visiting the famous old Spice Bazaar of Istanbul.

Itinerary

As this a private tour, the itinerary can be changed due to the interest of the guests.

Ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople
Sultanahmet Mosque - Blue Mosque (on Fridays can be visited in the afternoon )
Hagia Sophia(During winter closed on Monday)
Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays)
Basilica Cistern
Boat Trip Asian Side
Local fresh fish, fruit and vegetables market
Spice Bazaar

There is a dress code to visit the Blue Mosque and appropriate clothes can be provided at the entrance free of charges.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

The duration might be affected by weather or traffic conditions.

Transportation

This is a walking tour.In case needed public transportation and cab can be used.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

255 Turkish Lira - You need 255 Turkish Liras for museum tickets.
But also you can use your credit cards in the shops, restaurants and for entrance tickets in the museums except for Basilica Cistern and Bosphorus Cruise Ticket.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance Fees.
Haghia Sophia TL.100
Topkapi Place TL.100
Basilica Cistern TL.30
Boat Ticket TL.25

Restrictions

If private transportation is demanded by the guests, it will be with a/c and driver.

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    180 USD(for up to 10 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    696458


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Turkish (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

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Private tour guide Ali Sureyya

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