3 Days Istanbul Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

415929


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Turkish (fluent), English (fluent)

3 Days istanbul highlights tour with local guide Aykut


This tour will be a walking tour. Istanbul has a pretty good transportation system.
Sometimes we will take tram, sometimes bus, sometimes ferry and sometimes we will walk. Don't forget the best way to exploring a new city is using public transits and walking. After a moment that you start to feel like a local. My goal is to show you my city with local perspective. I will help you to get Istanbulcard for each of you then started to explore Istanbul.

Itinerary

1st Day-- 9:00am Departure from the hotel or port.
* Blue Mosque
* Hippodrome Square
* Topkapi Palace
Lunch
* Hagia-Sophia
* Basilica Cistern
* Grand Bazaar
Back to the hotel

2nd Day 9:00am Departure from the hotel
* Suleymaniye Mosque&Complex
*Rüstempasa Mosque
* Bosphorus boat ride by local ferry
*Üsküdar
* Spice Market

Back to the hotel

3rd Day -- 9:00am Departure from the hotel
* Dolmabahce Palace.
* Ferry from Eminonu to Kadikoy (Asian Side)
* Local Fish and Farmers Market in Kadikoy
* Lunch in Local restaurant called CIYA SOFRASI in Kadikoy
* Galata Area ( Tower if you want), Istiklal Avenue
Back to the hotel

PS: Turkey is a heaven of handicraft goods. If you have any interest to see some of them that I know best shops in town. You will have a chance to see some demonstrations of handicrafts.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel

End location: Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Traffic might affect to duration of tour. I might take less than 8 hours or more.

What’s Included

My personal guiding services for 3 days and local taxes

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 Turkish Lira - You will need some Turkish Lira for public transit, museum entrances and lunch.

What’s Extra

-Entrance Fees for museums
-Tokens for public transit
-Lunch.
-Restaurant service tips.

A Recent Review of this tour

My wife and I toured Istanbul for 3 days with Aykut. He was flexibile with our preferences, making adjustments for time and interests that suited us. We covered a LOT of ground by foot, taxi, bus, tram, subway and ferry, which kept things interesting. He helped us try lots of Turkish foods and gave good recommendations for when we were on our own. Aytuk is really proud of Turkey's rich history and is a strong spokesman for his country. We would readily recommend him to other travelers.
Charles Crawford

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