2 Days Private Guided Istanbul Tour
Duration: 2 Days
Free Pick-up Service
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About This Activity
Discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 2 days tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
- Highlights: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and obelisk, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Istiklal Street, Galata Tower, Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise
- 2 Full-day tour of Istanbul's essential sites with private tour guide
- Skip the ticket line with preorder enrance tickets
- Customize the itinerary according to your schedule
- Enjoy magnificent views on a relaxing cruise along the Golden Horn and Bosphorus Strait
- Includes transportation, guide, entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Day 1 - Istanbul Highlights Tour
Meet your tour guide in your hotel and start the tour with the highlights of Istanbul. Explore the highlights of Istanbul on this private full-day walking tour that covers the major attractions, from the Hagia Sophia Museum, to the iconic Blue Mosque, to the bustling maze of the Grand Bazaar, to the obelisk of the Hippodrome of Constantinople. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. After tour you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 – Istiklal Street, Galata Tower, Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise
Meet your tour guide in your hotel and start the second day Istanbul tour. Today we will start from Spice Bazaar. It's known as the Egyptian Market because, during the Ottoman period, Egyptian exports were sold there. The Bosphorus is a narrow, navigable strait between Europe and Asia that connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. Rumeli and Anadolu Fortresses are located at the narrowest point of Bosphorus. There are also magnificent Ottoman palaces and mosques along the Bosphorus. Keep an eye out for them! Built in the 19th century, Dolmabahce Palace was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire and housed some of the last Ottoman Sultans. The palace site was created by filling in the small bay on the Bosphorus. This gave rise to its name, in Turkish, Dolma means 'filled' or 'stuffed,' and bahce means 'garden'. Istiklal Street is brimming with life. There, you'll find a plethora of shops, restaurants, and bars. From there, it is a 2-kilometer walk down to the Tunel Galata Tower area.
End of tour transfer to your hotel in Istanbul. End of Service.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Pick up and drop off (Sultanahmet or Taksim)
Services of professionally licensed tour guide and service fee
All Entrance fees & Museum fees mentioned by the itineraries
All local taxes and services
Tips and gratuities
Price Details & Payment
Select Date and Travelers
Our tour prices are vary by age and number of the travelers. You can get information about prices by specifying your details above. First Select Tour Date and Specify Your Reservation Details to see price details.
You can make a payment at the tour in cash or by credit card.
How to Book?
Step 1 : You will need to specify your reservation details as shown above.
Step 2 : We will contact you as soon as possible for confirmation after we receive your reservation details.
Departure & Return
Your centrally located Istanbul Hotel & Istanbul Aparts.
09:00 am. - 09:15 am. ( for both days )
Exact pick-up time will be informed after the confirmation.
Returns to original departure point.
You can cancel the booking 7 days prior to the start of the tour. If you cancel within 7 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays will be replaced by Yerebatan Cistern.
Blue Mosque will be replaced by Nuruosmaniye Mosque on Fridays.
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
Vehicle will be used only for the necessary part of the this tour and please be prepared for a bit walking during the tour.
During religious holidays Grand Bazaar is closed.
Cover ups and head scarves are provided at the Blue Mosque.
We will see the Galata Tower FROM OUTSIDE, due to the regulations unfortunately tour guides don't have skip the line priority here so it takes long time to wait queue. Your tour guide will make you explanation about tower.
Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties.