Flexiable! 9:00am-Recommended pick up time.
!Please advise at time of booking if you prefer an alternative pick up time for this private tour..
Centrally located hotels(only Sultan Ahmet and Taksim Hotels, Istanbul Cruise Port.
Returns to the original departure point
7 hours (Approxmately)
Sit in Private vehicle
•You can advise at time of booking if you prefer an alternative pick up time for your private tour.
•Guiding in your own language is possible!! Please ask for availability or supplement.
•Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays and will be replaced with the Underground Cistern.
•Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with Archeological Museum.
•Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with authentic shops.
•If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
•Local tour guide (Monolingual)
•In your own language
•Admission fees to the museums and sights mentioned in the itinerary,
•Licensed English speaking private guiding service,
•Lunch at at local restaurant,
•Private pick up and drop off services from/to Istanbul port,
•Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle.
•Beverage during lunch,
•Tips to the guide & driver
Enjoy a FULL DAY guided PRIVATE tour of the Sultanahmet area. Ensure a personalized experience with your knowledgeable guide. It is a private tour, so you can spend your time in the sites as much as you wished, take pictures from the best foto ops that are shown by your guide, ask your questions to your private guide who will be with you entire day. Visit, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar
Description & Program:
According your private tour pick up time meet with your guide at the lobby of your hotel and start your fullday tour. Our local guide takes us from the port to Hagia Sophia; Built in 537 AD as world’s first large dome building it was the religious focal point of the Orthodox Church before its conversion in a Muslim Mosque. We have a look at its unique decoration from Byzantine and Turkish periods. Then we enjoy a short walk across to Blue Mosque; Built in 17th century it owes its fame to the exquisite Iznik Tiles. Hippodrome; is next to here where we see an Egyptian Obelisk and Serpent Column at this ancient Roman Empire’s horse chariots races arena. We then go to Grand Bazaar; We attend an informative demonstration on world famous Turkish Handicrafts here and then following the introduction we have some free time to browse its 1200 spice and gold shops. After lunch at a local restaurant we visit the amazing Topkapi Palace; which from 15th to the 19th Century was the principle residence of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Our guide gives a tour at the gardens halls where we view staggering collection of imperial and religious treasury golden thrones and emerald crowns.
After the tour transfer back to the your hotel.
•This tour operates with minimum 2 passangers booking on provider`s side and if doesn`t operate an alternative day or service may be advised.
•In the rare event of lack of availability due to special events an alternative day or service may be advised.
•Amendments are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
•Selected tour departure times are subject to availability and maybe changed with the second best option. It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure / pickup times by calling or emailing to the local tour operator no later than 24 hr prior to the service.
•Hotel pickups from outside of city center is upon availability and may require supplement fee.
•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show.
•Provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 4 day(s) prior to first service date.
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