Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of day trips and activities in Istanbul. Favorite family holidays, group or individual tours to Istanbul with a detailed description, real reviews and photos.

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Istanbul: Best of the City Private Full-Day Walking Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy a royal welcome to Istanbul with a full-day private guided tour. Get whisked to the front of the queue at the city’s most popular attractions with your guide’s priority entrance pass. This is the perfect activity for first-time visitors.
$126.75*Per person

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Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Show with Private Table

Duration: 3 hours
Take in sights of the Bosphorus on board a mega yacht. Enjoy the city view with a 3-course meal while you listen to live music and watch stage performances at private tables.
$21.69*Per person

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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour

Duration: 7 hours
Visit highlights of Istanbul with your private tour guide in 1, 2 or 3 days with a flexible itinerary.

Day 1 - Highlights of Topkapi Palace Museum, Byzantine Hippodrome / Sultanahmet Square, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar.

Day 2 - Bosphorus Cruise by Public Ferry, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street, Cicek Passage, Galata Tower (from outside), Spice Market.

Day 3 - Suleymaniye Mosque, Fener and Balat Districts, St. Stephen Church (Iron Church), Pierre Lotti Panoramic Hill by Cable Car, Rahmi Koc Museum (or alternative sites).

Important Notes:

- Skip the line service is not available for active mosques - there is a queue for the entrance.

- If one of the mosques is not visited, Basilica Cistern will be visited as a replacement.

- For the tours that start later than 11 am, kindly note that you may have to skip one/a couple of sites as the sites are closed by 7 pm. Your guide will adjust the program according to your priorities.
$150*Per person

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Taste of Two Continents: Istanbul Food Tour

Duration: 6 hours - 7 hours
Ready to taste the best food on both sides of Istanbul?

Start with a delicious traditional Turkish breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before you sail across to Asia and explore the vibrant streets of Kadıköy.

With your foodie guide, you’ll make 10 delicious stops during your walk with a variety of samples at each – enough to fill your belly to the brim with all the fantastic Turkish flavors!

From street foods and world-famous restaurants to traditional kebabs and Turkish ice cream, The Taste of Two Continents tour is your full-day immersion inside Istanbul’s food scene and a glimpse of Turkish culture and daily life.
$125*Per person

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Istanbul: Mevlevi Sema and the Whirling Dervishes Show

Duration: an hour
See the stunning Mevlevei Sema ceremony in Istanbul. Enjoy a complex musical repertoire with whirling dervishes and go on a mystical dance journey representing man’s spiritual ascent through mind, love, and perfection.
$33*Per person

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Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Private Table

Duration: 3 hours
A dinner with dance shows on the catamaran, which is the only one in Istanbul.
Food and entertainment... This combination never fails to guarantee having a great time. Especially, when accompanied by the mesmerizing Istanbul views at night, you will experience an unforgettable dinner cruise with us.

We are inviting you to feast on amazing foods with unlimited alcoholic drinks while cruising along the European and Asian continents and enjoying traditional Turkish dances and shows with us.

• Discover the Bosphorus Strait, while cruising between European and Asian sides of Istanbul
• Watch traditional dances as well as Latin dances and enjoy live DJ performance while cruising
• Admire the iconic palaces standing along the strait
The boat will be ready to the pier at 08:00 pm. When you get on the boat, your appetizers are ready on the table and you can order drinks.
The boat leaves the pier at 08:30 pm. And it's back at around 11:30 pm. The average tour duration is 3 hours.
$29.34*Per person

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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Duration: 3 hours
Your Most Personalised Bosphorus Cruise Experience in Istanbul.

Experience Istanbul from an unusual point of view and take in the sunset from a 25-meters luxury yacht. Relax and enjoy the refreshments on board. Board our luxury yacht, SUNSET BOSPHORUS and you'll soon be heading out to sea in these 2-Hours and 30 min. shared sunset cruise on the Bosphorus. As the crew raises the sails you can sit back, relax and enjoy some music. Take in views of the Istanbul skyline as you enjoy a glass of Champagne, white wine, or soda.

There's nothing like a Bosphorus sunset right in between two continents of Europe and Asia, and nothing beats seeing a sunset at sea. Enjoy a scenic cruise toward the Black Sea and back down the city, pausing on the way back to catch the moment the sun slips below the horizon by Maiden's Tower! More than just a cruise, it's an experience of a lifetime! Book your Bosphorus Sunset Cruise experience with the official Sunset Bosphorus Yacht.
$65.86*Per person

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Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise w/ Drinks & Entertainment

Duration: 3 hours
Experience a lively cruise along the Bosphorus Strait. See the palaces of the Ottoman sultans after dark and soak up the views of the European and Asian coastlines. Dine on delicious Turkish cuisine.
$35.08*Per person

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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

Duration: 8 hours
Visit six top Istanbul attractions in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city! The action-packed day includes a comprehensive tour of the historical Sultanahmet neighborhood where many of the city’s finest architectural legacies and landmarks are found. Visit the Blue Mosque and museums of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, as well as Istanbul Hippodrome, the sunken palace of Basilica Cistern and the dazzling Grand Bazaar.

Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour ensuring a personalized experience.
$90*Per person

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Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

Duration: an hour
Enter the magnificent Hagia Sophia, which is the world’s largest place of worship, built by Emperor Justinian in 532 AD. Enjoy a guided tour inside and see the tallest dome of the largest Christian church in the world.
$15.65*Per person

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Istanbul Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Duration: 3 hours
The Sunset cruise starts from Kabatas Pier with a nice, decorated luxury yacht, sail up to second bridge of the Bosphorus from European part of Bosphorus Strait. While you are having your drinks with snacks enjoy the panoramic views that you wouldn’t see otherwise, and access excellent photo opportunities of Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, the Rumeli Fortress, and many more local landmarks.

After reaching to second bridge sail up from opposite direction to the Asian part of Bosphorus Strait. Watch the views of wooden houses and have information about all beautiful spots of Bosphorus by our legendary guide. You are now at Maidens Tower in the middle of the sea one of the best iconic point of Marmara Sea. With this beautiful tower you will have the opportunity of shooting some pictures of sunset on Bosphorus.

We will end up our Sunset Cruise with some picture opportunity of old city at Kabatas pier where we start.
$43.91*Per person

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#1 Rated Istanbul Party Pub Crawl w Party Bus/Sultanahmet&Taksim

Duration: 7 hours
We are an all woman owned & led event planning company that runs Party Pub Crawls in Istanbul for over 7 years! We have it all planned; party bus, drinking games, free shots, VIP access to the best bars/clubs and party photos! Don't lose time by searching for the best places to go or get stuck in tourist traps, join our Party Pub Crawls!

Istanbul Party Pub Crawl, ''El Emen Turizm İnşaat Dış Tic. Ltd. Şti'' ''Veceddin Travel'' is a member of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies with document number 13349.
Istanbul Party Pub Crawl ''El Emen Turizm İnşaat Dış Tic. Ltd. Şti'' ''Veceddin Travel'' ünvanı 13349 belge numarası ile Türkiye Seyahat Acentaları Birliği üyesidir.

Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Quick Info
Meeting Time: 9 PM
Meeting Point: Just Bar in Sultanahmet
Departure Time (to the clubs) by Party Bus: 10.30 PM

*** The tour ends at Taksim in the last club around 3 am. If you need, our team happily help you to get an uber/taxi in the end.
$27.44*Per person

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Bosphorus Yacht Cruise with Stopover on the Asian Side - (Morning or Afternoon)

Duration: 3 hours
Morning Bosphorus Cruise on Luxury Yacht
See both the European and Asian sides of Istanbul on a 2.5-hour boat cruise of the Bosphorus Strait. Get the opportunity to visit a lovely village on the Asian side and try the most delicious yogurt in the world ever.
The best way to see Istanbul is from the water! Board SUNSET BOSPHORUS YACHT, our two-deck yacht, for an unforgettable Istanbul sightseeing cruise. You’ll get a panoramic view of the Bosphorus Bridges, Dolmabahce Palace, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi Palace, Maiden's Tower, and more.

During your 2 hours and 30 min Bosphorus sightseeing cruise, you’ll be free to wander between decks to capture the best shots of Istanbul’s attractions. Our experienced guide will illustrate the history of what you see during the cruise; Bosphorus has a storied past, and our guides know the fun facts you can’t find in a tourist handbook. See why this is one of the best Istanbul city sightseeing cruises. Book now and enjoy your adventure with us!
$54.88*Per person

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Istanbul: Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Small-Group Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Join a guided tour of the two most famous monuments in Istanbul: the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Enjoy an introduction to Sultanahmet and the Hippodrome as you witness local life with a guide.
$37.78*Per person

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Istanbul: Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Night Show

Duration: 3 hours
Discover Istanbul with your loved ones under the lights of the Bosphorus on an evening dinner cruise with unlimited drinks. Enjoy a fairy-tale night of Turkish culture in the middle of the sea.
$21.7*Per person

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Istanbul: Sunset or Daytime Yacht Tour w/AudioGuide & Snacks

Duration: 2 hours
Embark on a Bosphorus cruise and see Istanbul from a unique angle. From Dolmabahce Palace to the Old Town, journey between two continents and explore the city's wonders.
$30.68*Per person

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Istanbul Transfers: Airport, Hotel or Return Trip

Duration: 30 minutes - an hour
Relax as you arrive in Istanbul with a private transfer from Istanbul Airport to your centrally located city hotel. Pick-up service is also available from cruise ports of Salipazari and Karakoy. Transfers are available all day, every day.
$48.57*Per person

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Istanbul: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on a Luxurious Yacht

Duration: 3 hours
Have a relaxing evening on a luxury yacht, admiring the stunning evening lights of Istanbul's celebrated towers, bridges, and landmarks, narrated by an informative and entertaining tour guide.
$64.58*Per person

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Small-Group Bosphorus Yacht Cruise in Istanbul

Duration: 3 hours
Explore the Bosphorus in a relaxed, informative, and fun way with the elegance that it deserves.

Experience some luxury on this 2.5-hour yacht cruise down the Bosphorus. It's a small group tour that is designed to help travelers spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities. Istanbul is a beautiful city with its peculiarities. This Bosphorus cruise exposes you to a different perspective on Istanbul. You get to observe the beautiful city by a luxury yacht on this popular cruise.

Set sail on this epic journey between Europe and Asia on Istanbul's beautiful Bosphorus Strait. Along your ride, you will see wonders of both East and West sailing through this lovely waterway separating Europe and Asia, accompanied by a multilingual guide. Stopover on the Asian side and explore Kanlica, which stands in defiance of time, is one of the most beautiful districts in Istanbul.
$54.88*Per person

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Istanbul: Full-Day Highlights Tour with Guide and Lunch

Duration: 7 hours
Embark on a day out in Istanbul and see all the iconic sites. Learn about the rich history from your guide, and visit the Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia.
$59.4*Per person

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