3 Days Istanbul Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

163824


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (conversational), Turkish (fluent)

Exploring Istanbul from a local's eyes.


This tour will be a walking tour. Istanbul has a pretty good transportation system.
Sometimes we will take the tram, sometimes bus, sometimes ferry and sometimes we will walk. Don't forget the best way of 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 a local perspective. We will buy Istanbul card for each of you then started to explore Istanbul.

Itinerary

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

2nd Day 9:00 am Departure from the hotel or port.
* Suleymaniye Mosque
*Valens Aquaducts
* Pier Loti Hill
* Fener Balat
* Spice Market
Back to the hotel or port

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

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: Cruise Port or Hotel

End location: Cruise Port or Hotel

Duration: 3 days

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

Transportation

Public transportations, ferry,bus,subway,tram...

What’s Included

My services as your personal tour guide and help with transportation to and from the cruise ship terminal and around the city.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 TL - Around 120 USD.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.

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
Some museums in Istanbul, we are not allowed to enter exhibition halls, we explain and give free times to guests.

A Recent Review of this tour

Safiye was not only a tour guide but we believe she became a friend as well. She made all four of us feel extremely comfortable in such a large, diverse city such as Istanbul. Her knowledge and professionalism were outstanding. We gained a lot of insights into such an historical area, but she never overloaded us with too much information. It was truly a joy working with such a professional and personable young woman. Anyone considering visiting Istanbul can be certain she will make it a success.
James Wilkins

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