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

From US$100,00
Highlights
  • A comprehensive tour of Istanbul, with 1-, 2-, and 3-day options
  • Marvel at Ottoman sites like Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque
  • Shop like a local at the Spice Market and Grand Bazaar
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2, or 3-Day Private Guided Tour
From US$100,00
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1-Day Private Guided Tour
See the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized sightseeing tour with your private guide.Visit Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar.
From US$100,00
1-Day Private Guide and Van
See the sights of Istanbul that most interest you on a customized sightseeing tour with private guide.Visit Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar with van.
From US$275,00
2-Day Private Guided Tour
2-Day Program: Day 1: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome. Day 2: Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street.
From US$300,00
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Overview

The bridge between east and west, Istanbul is a vibrant city with magnificent architecture and a rich history as the former capital of the Ottoman empire. Cover top sites like the Blue Mosque and the Spice Market on this action-packed guided trip, which offers 1-, 2-, or 3-day itineraries to best suit your schedule. Because it’s a private tour, you’ll have plenty of time for questions along the way.

What to Expect
Day one begins with a visit to the Hagia Sophia, a 6th-century Byzantine cathedral adorned in spectacular gold mosaics. From there, you’ll cover attractions like the ancient Basilica Cistern in the heritage district of Sultanahmet, and learn how the Blue Mosque got its nickname. You’ll also have time to explore the treasures of Topkapi Palace, once home to the Ottoman sultans and their famous harems.

If you opt for a 2-day tour, you’ll begin with an visit to the bustling Spice Market, where you can haggle for saffron alongside shoppers. Cruise down the famous Bosphorus, where you might catch sight of river dolphins, explore the vibrant pedestrian street of Istiklal, and make a stop at Galata Tower, a medieval stone monument with incredible panoramas over the city.

The third day will cover Suleymaniye Mosque, the most beautiful of the Ottoman mosques, as well as the Byzantine frescoes in Chora Church. You'll also enjoy sweeping city views on a cable car ride on Pierre Loti Hill.
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Reviewed today
Amazing Guide! Wonderful tour! Excellent customer service !

Very professional and high-quality services. From the very initial communication, the good people at Guided Istanbul Tours were very supportive and prompt in their communication - it took me over 4 weeks to finalise my travel plans and they were available all along. We were...More

Thank Tad B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Outstanding

We had a one-day walking tour with Yasin today whose knowledge and enthusiasm for Turkish history was inspiring. Yasin was really personable and allowed us to dictate the pace of our own tour through spending longer in places of particular interest to us and stopping...More

Thank Ciara C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
2-day private tour w/ Yesin

We had the most enjoyable time in Istanbul with our tour guide, Yesin. He was so polite, kind, full of knowledge, informative, courteous, and very faxable. We were 3 adults and 2 children (12 & 9).....Yesin did everything we asked and more! He always had...More

Thank Lindsey W
Reviewed 5 days ago
Highly recommended

The tour company who organized this trip were prompt, efficient and very well organized. A true pleasure to deal with. They even separately assisted me with organizing tickets to see dervish dancers. Yasin met us at our hotel and threw us into a world of...More

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent private tour of Istanbul

I had a great day in Istanbul, thanks to my guide, Metin. We saw the major sights in the Sultanamet area - Blue Mosque is gorgeous, even with the restoration work going, and the Basilica Sistern is a highlight (especially if you are a James...More

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Response from Constantine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had private transport with additional fee. The additional fee was not expensive and it saves much time and allows much flexibility.
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