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.
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)
Boat Trip Asian Side
Local fresh fish, fruit and vegetables market
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.
This is a walking tour.In case needed public transportation and cab can be used.
- 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.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
If private transportation is demanded by the guests, it will be with a/c and driver.