Breakfast in Europe, Lunch in Asia and extraordinary Sites of Istanbul - Private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

8379


Categories

Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

P. Loti hill Cable car, Superior modern architecture mosque , Charms of Asiatic Istanbul, also drive through Bohemian district


This is the less usual, more fun Tour of Istanbul:
Breakfast in Europe ( enjoy it at your apart, hotel, or cruiseship :) ,
dept. for the Islamic sacred neighborhood - Eyup, drive along the Golden Horn estuary & walls Constantinople - via going through Byzantine and Ottoman gates over the ancient moat, visit Eyup mosque & tomb area.
*Cable car ride to Pierre loti hill very Scenic hilltop , charcoal heater brewed turkish coffee experience at century old rustic cafe,
* drive over suspension bridge or the scenic car ferry to Asiatic Istanbul
* First mosque of the world designed by a woman , a truly impressive and innovative modern architecture;
*Lunch in Asia - finer local cuisine , non-touristy .
*Bohemian Istanbul : drive by the bohemian district
Transfer to your hotel or stay on Istiklal Street to enjoy it more. For kids the pet market street can be included.
*The rate quoted is for me as your driver guide in a sedan car, upto 3-4 pax. 120$ add on for 7 seater van.

Itinerary

dept. for the Islamic sacred neighborhood of Eyup, drive along the Golden Horn Estuary
visit to Eyup mosque & tomb area.
cable car ride to Pierre loti hill
drive over the suspension bridge to Asia.
Most charming historical districts with century old wooden houses
Lunch in asia
A charming residential district with its marketplace and charming architecture, century old wooden houses. Drive by nice residential areas. Total visual feast.

Bohemian district - drive through
transfer to your hotel or stay on Istiklal Street to enjoy it more.
For families with kids - the pet market can also be included.
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also comes with the tour :
Fun ride on cable car to go to Pierre Loti Cafe

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel or the cruiseship pier where your cruiseship will dock. Please provide this information.
( Tour departure time 9.30 am is of course flexible, please specify what time you would like to begin )

End location: Drop off at your hotel, cruiseship pier, or any central Istanbul location at the end of the tour.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

van or sedan car , cable car , street car, funicular

What’s Included

This Tour Includes:

-English Speaking licenced Private Tour Guide
-VW Passat or Skoda Sedan Car for upto 4 visitors ( for 3-4 tall visitors you need a minivan) . The car is airconditioned well maintained but slightly aged. New car at add on rate is available.
-Me as your driverguide
-Cable car ride to rustic Pierre Loti Cafe at historical Eyup district.
- Scenic Car ferry Ride to cross the Bosphorus on the return from Asiatic Istanbul to European Istanbul.

- This tour is designed and priced for up to 4 persons, if your group size is larger than 4 please contact me for a customized tour.

- If you will need a minibus for more space for 4 passengers or if you are more than 4 travellers , minibus with an add on fee is available. A minivan comes with extra driver; 120$ add on for Minibus with 7 seats, 180$ add on for minibus with 16 seats.

- parking fees for minivan excluded - 20$ ) Meals, museum entrance fees are not included. (no entrance fee for the guide ) .

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 $ - Gondola ride to Pierre Loti Hill, bridge fare to cross the Bosphorus straits, gas for the car , carparks, passenger ferry tickets (for return from asiatic Istanbul at the end of the tour)

What’s Extra

For hotels away from central Istanbul - closer to European airport add on rate for pick up and drop off: 35$.

The car ferry cruise for the return from Asiatic Istanbul to European Istanbul is not included: about 12$ for the car, about 22$ for the minivan.

Cable car ride for 3 pax is included.

- This tour is designed and priced for up to 4 persons, if your group size is larger than 4 please contact me for a customized tour.

- If you will need a minibus for more space for 4 passengers or if you are more than 4 travellers , minibus with an add on fee is available. A minivan comes with extra driver; 120$ add on for Minibus with 7 seats, 160$ add on for minibus with 16 seats.

- Parking fee only for blue mosque, hagia sophia, topkapi palace is included. Meals, museum entrance fees are not included.(no entrance fee for the guide ) Minibus, car parking fee at Grand Bazaar not included.

A Recent Review of this tour

Oguz was a fantastic tour guide; one of the best I have used. His knowledge of Istanbul is superb. He was very receptive to my request to make significant changes in the itinerary. Highly recommended (hint: bring him a bag of Hershey's Kisses)
Paul Clites

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