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Small-Group Istanbul in One Day Tour Including Topkapi Palace 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. A delicious 3-course lunch is also included halfway through the day.

Numbers are limited to 14 on this small-group tour ensuring a personalized experience.
Private

Istanbul’s Cultural Gems: Mosques & Museums

Duration: 8 hours
Ready for a cultural awakening? Istanbul has been a cultural melting pot for centuries and most of the cultures that once reign the city left their marks: from beautiful monuments and stunning religious establishments. During this private experience, you can see the unique contrasts and mixes of Christianity & Islam on several mosques, churches and museums throughout the city. If there’s a mosque that portrays the beliefs and the beauty of the muslim culture of Istanbul, it’s the Blue Mosque. This worshipping place welcomes you with its grand courtyard as you hear the call of prayer. Be respectful of those that go there to pray and just absorb the beauty of its beautiful decorating tiles. Curious to see how some landmarks have transformed along the years? The perfect example is, Hagia Sophia! This marvelous gem is one of the oldest churches later turned into a mosque by the Ottoman and that now works as a museum. The best thing? No need to wait in line! Thanks to your favorite local, you will be able to go straight in to admire its beautiful detailed interior. Did anyone say lunch?! Take a break and enjoy a delicious lunch together with a cup of tea. Feel like a local as you take a sip and discover more about their tea traditions and coffee preparation rituals. An epic view that can't be found anywhere else awaits! Step into a dream-like palace, filled with open spaces and gardens all around. Your local host can tell the best stories for an instant royal vibe! For a true Byzantine relique, your local friend has a hidden gem in store for you! Visit Little Hagia Sophia, a non touristy small working mosque that can give you a glimpse of how the locals go to this safe place to practice their religion. And for a sweet goodbye, enjoy a pastry and a Turkish tea with your favorite local. Recap and get more unique recommendations of what to do in Istanbul before parting ways. Open yourself up to all the beautiful possibilities that Istanbul offers you. All you have to do is pick your favorite locals from the video options above and you are set! Feel free to personalize your experience, and add or change anything on the plan. The locals can’t wait to meet you!
Private

When Europe Meets Asia: Full Day Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Where else can you go from Europe to Asia in a blink of an eye? Only in Istanbul! Want to see the best of both worlds in one day? Then this is the tour for you! Get ready to see the best Istanbul has to offer as you explore the unique charms of each side of the city. Your local insider will be by your side to show you the way on this private tour. Let’s kickstart with some classics! On the European side, you can instantly appreciate the beautiful highlights that boast in the heart of the city. The stone pillar, standing tall in the Hippodrome welcomes you with a glimpse of the Roman Empire. And what would a trip to Istanbul be without seeing the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia & the Topkapi Palace? Check out the hippest neighborhood in town and do as the locals do: get on a tram and head to Karakoy. Enjoy amazing views as you cross the Galata bridge and see how locals fish along the bridge. No matter what time or day, there's always a fish to catch! Do you love art and hidden gems? Then get on the underground funicular to Galata. Check out the Galata Mevlevi House and feel inspired by this museum full of traditions, music and artisan shops. And how about some tasty treats? Along the way, you can enjoy a simit, and of course a traditional Turkish coffee! Hello Asia, nice to meet you! Take the ferry, cross the Bosphorus and mingle with the locals. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy the view, and if you are lucky, you’ll spot some dolphins accompanying you for a safe travel. The hippest of them all is Kadikoy! Go straight for a delicious local lunch & to an old candy shop for the best Turkish delight. As you wander around this ‘neighborhood da moda’, you’ll stumble into a cultural gem and a must-see: the Sureyya Opera House. Here’s where your day of getting to know Istanbul comes to an end. But the fun doesn’t stop thanks to your local friend and their amazing recommendations for you to keep exploring. Want to go inside some of the highlights in this tour? It’s possible & very easy to personalize. See the videos below, pick the local you like the most and let them know what else you would like to see and/or do in Istanbul.
Private

Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia Private Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Embrace the beauty of the multicultural influences spread all around Istanbul by visiting two of its most celebrated cultural hotspots: the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Experience Istanbul like you would never have thought of: with a local! During this private experience, your new local friend will show you the unique contrasts and mixes of Christianity & Islam through visits to important cultural gathering places. If there’s a mosque that portrays the beliefs and the beauty of the muslim culture of Istanbul, it’s the Blue Mosque. This worshipping place welcomes you with its grand courtyard as you hear the call of prayer. Be respectful of those that go there to pray and just absorb the beauty of its beautiful decorating tiles. Curious to see how some landmarks have transformed along the years? The perfect example is, Hagia Sophia! This marvelous gem is one of the oldest churches later turned into a mosque by the Ottoman and that now works as a museum. The best thing? No need to wait in line! Thanks to your favorite local, you will be able to go straight in to admire its beautiful detailed interior. Did anyone say Turkish tea! Take a break and enjoy a delicious Chai together with a cup of tea. Feel like a local as you take a sip and discover more about their tea traditions and coffee preparation rituals. Open yourself up to all the beautiful possibilities that Istanbul offers you. All you have to do is pick your favorite locals from the video options above and you are set! Feel free to personalize your experience, and add or change anything on the plan. The locals can’t wait to meet you!
Private

Blue Mosque & Topkapi Palace Private Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Istanbul has been a cultural melting pot for centuries and most of the cultures that once reign the city left their marks: from beautiful monuments and stunning religious establishments. And here's where the Blue Mosque and the Topaki Palace come to play. If there’s a mosque that portrays the beliefs and the beauty of the Muslim culture of Istanbul, it’s the Blue Mosque. This worshipping place welcomes you with its grand courtyard as you hear the call of prayer. Be respectful of those that go there to pray and just absorb the beauty of its beautiful decorating tiles. An epic view that can't be found anywhere else awaits! Step into a dream-like palace, filled with open spaces and gardens all around. Your local host can tell the best stories for an instant royal vibe! For a true local experience, enjoy a couple of treats that will make you feel part of the city. Try some baklava at a locals' favorite pastry shop and be part of the tea ritual, just like a local! Open yourself up to all the beautiful possibilities that Istanbul offers you. All you have to do is pick your favorite locals from the video options above and you are set! Feel free to personalize your experience, and add or change anything on the plan. The locals can’t wait to meet you!
Private

The Best of Istanbul with your Family in Half a Day

Duration: 2 hours
Being a huge cultural melting pot, Istanbul has plenty to offer for everyone, no matter what age! Every corner has its unique charm and you and your family can see it all in just half a day. See the best highlights with a local insider by your side, and you won’t leave anything behind on this amazing family friendly tour. In the European heart of Istanbul you can instantly appreciate the main highlights as they boast proudly in the city. And what would a trip to Istanbul be without seeing the Blue Mosque? Go with your favorite local to discover this fascinating cultural gem. Kids, are you ready for a fun time in Istanbul? During your private family friendly experience your kids can enjoy fun games and activities like a cool treasure hunt. And if you are looking for a place to run around, Gulhane Park is waiting for you! And for a sweet surprise: ice cream! Your little ones will have the time of their lives in Istanbul! Check out the hippest neighborhood in town and do as the locals do: get on a tram and head to Karakoy. Enjoy amazing views as you cross the Galata bridge and see how locals fish along the bridge. No matter what time or day, there's always a fish to catch! Time for a break, so grab a simit, Istanbul's version of a bagel. Stroll around local shops, galleries and hotspots. Enjoy the lovely atmosphere and see how the local families spend their day together. Do you love art and hidden gems? Check out the Galata Mevlevi House and let your kids get inspired by this museum full of traditions, music and cool art. Sit down with your new local friend to enjoy a Turkish coffee while your kids play some more with the fun games prepared by your favorite local. This family friendly experience is packed with incredible sights and fun games, all thanks to your local insider. Just pick your favorite one from the video options and let them know what else you would like to see while in Istanbul. Personalize everything to your needs and enjoy Istanbul to the fullest!
Private

The Best of Istanbul: Half Day Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Being a huge cultural melting pot, Istanbul has plenty to offer! Every corner has its unique charm and if you want to see it all in just half a day, this is the perfect way to satisfy your need to explore! See the best of the best with a local insider by your side, and you won’t leave anything behind on this amazing & private tour. In the European heart of Istanbul you can instantly appreciate its main highlights as they boast proudly in the city. And what would a trip to Istanbul be without seeing the Blue Mosque? Go with your favorite local to discover this fascinating cultural gem. If you are looking for some cultural awakening, then Caferaga Medresesi will be one of your favorites. Step into the cobblestoned courtyard and see the work of local artisans. You’ll be amazed! Check out the hippest neighborhood in town and do as the locals do: get on a tram and head to Karaoke. Enjoy amazing views as you cross the Galata bridge and see how locals fish along the bridge. No matter what time or day, there's always a fish to catch! Time for a break, so grab a simit, Istanbul's version of a bagel. Stroll around local shops, galleries and hotspots. Enjoy the lively buzz of locals chilling at cafes with their nargile in hand. Do you love art and hidden gems? Check out the Galata Mevlevi House and feel inspired by this museum full of traditions, music and artisan shops. In this same square, there’s a little gate that will lead you to meet a very interesting character. No need to spoil the surprise, all you have to know is that you’ll be in for an inspiring treat! Sit down with your new local friend to enjoy a Turkish coffee while you both recap everything about your private tour. By the end of your experience, your love for Istanbul will be even bigger! This half day experience is packed with incredible sights and things to do, all thanks to your local insider. Just pick your favorite one from the video options and let them know what else you would like to see while in Istanbul. Personalize everything to your needs and enjoy Istanbul to the fullest!
Private

Highlights of Istanbul: 1 or 2-Day Private Guided Tour

Duration: 7 hours - 2 days
Discover the magic of Istanbul on a private 1 or 2-day walking tour. Enjoy a river cruise and guided tour of the city highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, and Istiklal Street.
Private

Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Duration: 8 hours
Take a hassle-free tour of Istanbul's most famous attractions with your own private guide to lead the way. You'll enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of magical Istanbul and its signature sights: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace.
Private

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

Duration: 7 hours
Visit top-sights of Istanbul with your private tour guide in 1-2 or 3 days;

DAY-1

Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace.

DAY-2

Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Istiklal Street, Galata Tower(from outside). 

DAY-3

Suleymaniye Mosque, Chora Church, Fener-Balat Districts, Pierre Lotti Panorama Hill by Cable Car.
Private

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

Duration: 6 hours - 3 days
See the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized tour with private guide. Marvel at some of the city's most significant sights including Topkapi Palace, Chora Church, Basilica Cistern, Fener-Balat neighboorhood, and many more.

Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia & More: Istanbul City Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Admire Istanbul's main attractions on this full-day guided tour. You’ll visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. From history to shopping, this sightseeing tour offers an authentic Istanbul experience.

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Dinner and Belly-Dancing Show

Duration: 4 hours
Spend your evening in Istanbul cruising around the beautiful Bosphorus Strait while enjoying dinner and an Anatolian folklore show with belly dancing. Gliding through the water, your boat follows a route that includes views of Istanbul’s top attractions – all enchantingly illuminated at night. Cruise past the Blue Mosque and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge while eating, drinking and enjoying the show!

Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Duration: 8 hours
This 8 hours tour starts at Hippodrome Square continues to the Blue Mosque as one of the landmarks of the city. Then visit to the St. Sophia Museum, one of the most magnificent Byzantine churches. Continue to Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence of the Great Ottoman Empire, today a museum holding large collection of porcelains and displaying holy relics. Proceed to Little Hagia Sofia and the Grand Bazaar, tempting souvenir-hunters with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery and leather, where the tour ends. Lunch in a local restaurant will be served during the tour.

Istanbul Super Saver: Small-Group City Sightseeing Tour plus Turkish Dinner and Show

Duration: 12 hours
Experience the best of Istanbul on this unforgettable experience that combines two best-selling tours at a saving of 10%! Start with a full-day city sightseeing tour by air-conditioned coach, seeing top Istanbul attractions like Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. After your tour, enjoy a couple of hours at leisure before heading to an esteemed Istanbul restaurant, where you’ll sit down to a traditional 4-course Turkish dinner and enjoy a performance of live folk music and belly dancing.

Istanbul City Tour

Duration: 8 hours
See top Istanbul attractions around every corner on a full-day tour of the incredible Sultanahmet neighborhood, where Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine empires once ruled. Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll stop to visit all the city showstoppers including the UNESCO-listed Hagia Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Sultans Tombs. Before lunch, discover the roar and dazzle of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar while hearing tales of sultans, harems and all-things-Istanbul from your friendly expert guide!

Istanbul Small-Group Walking Tour: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar

Duration: 8 hours
See all the top Istanbul attractions in one day on this small-group walking tour, led by an expert local guide. Focusing on the Sultanahmet area of this east-meets-west city, your tour visits incredible sites like the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque. Step back in time to a world of sultans and harems in Topkapi Palace, admire Hagia Irene’s Byzantine architecture, and then watch local artists making handicrafts in the Grand Bazaar.

Numbers are limited to 15 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.

Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque

Duration: 4 hours
Spend the morning exploring Istanbul's Ottoman past at the enchanting Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.
Private

Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque Small Group Tour

Duration: 4 hours - 5 hours
Skip the long lines to 2 of the most important religious monuments of Istanbul on a morning tour with a local guide. Look inside the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and discover the other attractions of the historic Sultanahmet district.

Small-Group Istanbul Walking Tour: Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque

Duration: 4 hours
Visit Istanbul’s must-see sites on this 3.5-hour small-group walking tour of the city. With an expert guide at your side explaining Istanbul’s contrasting cultures and history, you'll explore Hagia Sophia Museum, the German Fountain, the Hippodrome of Constantinople and the incredible Blue Mosque.

Numbers are limited to 15 on this small-group Istanbul walking tour, ensuring you’ll see the best of the city with personalized attention from your guide.