ISTANBUL TOURS

DAILY CITY TOURS IN ISTANBUL

Everyday Departing Istanbul Tours and Excursions. Daily group tours and private tours in Istanbul

Daily Istanbul Tours


EASY BOOKING CONDITIONS !
Advance payment & credit card guarantee is not necessary for bookings (*)
Your confirmation by e-mail will be enough to book these city tours from us, if you are staying in hotels central districts (such as Sisli, Elmadag, Taksim, Sirkeci, Sultanahmet, Beyazit, Aksaray etc.).

(*) Please note exceptions are likely for hotel not close to city center, pick up from airports, cruise ships. We may also need advance payment for some private tours or on special busy days.


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HALF DAY MORNING CLASSIC ISTANBUL TOUR


Istanbul Tour #1 - Regular Group Tour (Half Day Morning)
Departure Days: Everyday except Mondays
You will visit: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome area and the monuments around it such as Theodosius (Egyptian) Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and German Fountain. Half day morning group tours terminate at Sultanahmet center, in front of Santa Sophia.
Closing Days: Sunday Grand Bazaar is closed.
Tour Time : Pick up from your hotel between 08:00-08:30, returning by 12:30-13:00. Note: Pick up time depends on the location of your hotel.
Price : 35 Euro per person including hotel pick-up, English speaking guide, all entrance fees.

Istanbul Tour #1 - Private Tour (Half Day Morning or Afternoon)
Private Istanbul tour with knowledgeable and licensed tour guides.
This tour cover Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome area and the monuments around it such as Theodosius (Egyptian) Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and German Fountain.
Closed: Grand Bazaar on Sundays replaced with Arasta Bazaar; Hagia Sophia on Mondays, replaced with Underground cistern.
Tour Time : 09:00 am (or at 13:00 o'clock). Flexible pick up time, if requested.
Tour time: 3,5 to 4 hours approximately
Ask for promotional prices: Private tour's per person prices change depending on total number of participants. Please ask.
Price includes: Private English speaking experienced & licensed tour guide. All entrance fees for museums. Two way private transfer with new model air-conditioned cars/minivans from Istanbul port or hotels (exception: hotels near Sultanahmet square).

 

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HALF DAY AFTERNOON CLASSIC ISTANBUL TOUR


Istanbul Tour #2 - Regular Group Tour (Afternoon)
Departure days: Everyday except Tuesdays.
You will visit Topkapi Palace and Kucuk Ayasofya (Little Hagia Sophia) Mosque.
Tour Time : Pick up from your hotel between 13:00-13:30, returning by 16:30-17:00.
Note: Pick up time depends on the location of your hotel. Please be ready 10 minutes before departure.
Price : 35 Euro per person including hotel transfers, guidance in English, entrance fees to museums.

Istanbul Tour #2 - Private Tour (Morning or Afternoon)
Private Istanbul city tour with experienced tour guides.
Tour covers: Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome area and Grand Bazaar.
Closed: Grand Bazaar on Sundays, replaced with Arasta Bazaar; Topkapi Palace on Tuesdays, replaced with Underground cistern.
Tour Time : 09:00 am (or at 13:00 o'clock). Flexible pick up time, if requested.
Tour time: 3,5 to 4 hours approximately
Ask for promotional prices: Private tour's per person prices change depending on total number of participants. Please ask.
Price includes: Private English speaking experienced & licensed tour guide. All entrance fees for museums. Two way private transfer with new model air-conditioned cars/minivans from Istanbul port or hotels (exception: hotels near Sultanahmet square).
 

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FULL DAY CLASSIC ISTANBUL TOUR

Full Day Classic Istanbul Tour (Byzantine & Ottoman relics)

Istanbul Tour #3 Regular Group Tour

This tour is a combination of tour #1 and tour #2 with lunch.
Departure Days : Everyday.
You will visit : Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and Hippodrome (including Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, Constantine Column, German Fountain in Hippodrome area) and Kucuk Ayasofya Mosque. (Suleymaniye mosque is no more included in this tour due to a recent traffic regulation which makes it very difficult to fit in this tour. It is replaced by Kucuk Ayasofya, which is also as much impressive)
Closed: Hagia Sophia on Mondays replaced with Kariye (Chora) Museum, Topkapi on Tuesdays, replaced with Bosphorus boat tour; Grand Bazaar on Sundays replaced with authentic shop visit.
Tour Time : Pick up from your hotel between 08:00-08:30 am, returning by 16:30-17:00.
Price : 50 Euro per one person
Price include : All transfers from / to your hotel, professional guidance in English, entrance fees for museums and lunch (except drinks).

Istanbul Tour #3 - Private Tour
Private Istanbul tour with experienced tour guides.
Tour covers: Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome area, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar.
Closed: Hagia Sophia on Mondays, Topkapi on Tuesdays, can be replaced with Underground Cistern; Grand Bazaar on Sundays replaced with Arasta Bazaar
Possible inclusions: Archaeology Museums (closed on Mondays), Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (closed on Mondays) or Underground Cistern (open everyday). Topkapi Palace's Harem section (closed on Tuesdays, not included in group version). 15 Euro pp supplement required for each one. For a comfortable tour, maximum 1 place is recommended to be included in one day.
Tour Time : 09:00 am. Flexible pick up time, if requested.
Tour time: 7-8 hours approximately
Ask for promotional prices: Private tour's per person prices change depending on total number of participants. Please ask.
Price includes: Private English speaking experienced & licensed tour guide. All entrance fees for museums. Two way private transfer with new model air-conditioned cars/minivans from Istanbul port or hotels (exception: hotels near Sultanahmet square).
 

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HALF DAY BOSPHORUS TOUR


Istanbul Tour #4 - Half Day Bosphorus (Morning or afternoon)
You will visit: Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus boat cruise up to Rumeli Fortress (seen from outside). During the cruise you will also see (from the boat) Imperial Gardens of Yildiz Palace, Ciragan Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace and Bosphorus Bridges connecting Europe and Asia.
Closed: Spice Bazaar on Sundays replaced with other authentic shops in old city.
Departure Days: Everyday
Morning Tour: Pick up from your hotel between 08:00-08:30 a.m, ending around 12:00. Half day morning tours terminate in front of Santa Sophia, Sultanahmet (hotel drop back is not provided with morning tour)
Afternoon Tour: Pick up from your hotel between 13:00-13:30, returning by 16:30-17:00. (return transfer to hotels are included only in afternoon version of the tour)
Note: Bosphorus boat tour can be operated on public boat if there is no sufficient number of participation
Price : 30 Euro including transportation, hotel transfers, English speaking tour guide, all entrance fees.

Private Version: Please ask for price for groups. Private version of this tour may be expensive for few people.
 

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HALF DAY DOLMABAHCE / BOSPHORUS TOUR


Istanbul Tour #5M (Half Day Morning Dolmabahce)
This half day morning tour will cover:
Dolmabahce Palace the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons.
Yildiz Royal Garden was once part of the imperial garden of Yildiz Palace.
Tour Time : Hotel pick up between 08:00-08:30 a.m returning around 13:00 o'clock.
Price  : 40 Euro including transportation, English speaking tour guide, all entrance fees.
Closed: Dolmabahce on Mondays and Thursdays replaced with Kariye /Chora Museum,s.
 

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FULL DAY BOSPORUS TOUR


Istanbul Tour #6 - Full Day Bosporus Cruise & Beylerbeyi Palace
You will visit: Pick up from your hotel, after a mini sight-seeing tour visit Spice Bazaar, take a Bosporus boat cruise up to Rumeli Fortress (seen from outside), crossing Bosporus Bridge (from Europe to Asia), tea break at Camlica Hill on the Asian side offering the best panoramic view of Bosphorus and Istanbul, visiting Beylerbeyi Palace on the Asian shore and transfer to your hotel.
Closed: Beylerbeyi on Mondays and Thursdays replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum. Spice Bazaar on Sundays replaced with other authentic shops in old city.
Tour Time : Pick up from hotels between 08:00-08:30 am, returning by 16:30-17:00 o'clock
Price: 50 Euro per person.
Price include : All transfers from / to your hotel, professional guidance in English, entrance fees for museums and lunch (except drinks).

Private Version: Please ask for price. Per person prices highly depend of number of participants for private groups.
 

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ISTANBUL PRINCE ISLANDS TOUR


Istanbul Tour #7 - Full Day Tour of Prince Islands
Departure days: Everyday
Pick up from your hotel between 08:00-08:30 a.m. and will be transferred to the pier. After an approximately 45 minutes cruise on the Marmara Sea we will arrive to the Prince's Islands, once the pleasure island of Byzantines Princes'. You will stop in Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, dotted with cafes and fish restaurants - behold splendid Ottoman and Victorian summer villas with colorfully flowering gardens, and explore this island in a tour by horse-drawn carriage (fayton). These Islands are now closed to car traffic. Lunch in a lovely fish restaurant by the water-front restaurant is included. In the evening return to Istanbul by the evening ferryboat and transfer to hotels by 17:30-18:00. During the journey you will also see Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower and historical Uskudar district located by the Bosphorus from the ferryboat.
Tour Time : Pick up from hotels between 08:00-08:30 am, returning by 16:30-17:00 o'clock
Price: 50 Euro per person
Price includes: Hotel transfers, ferry tickets, guide in English and lunch. Drinks are excluded in lunch.

Private Version: Please ask for price. Per person prices highly depend of number of participants for private groups..
 

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BOSPHORUS BOAT TOUR BY NIGHT


Istanbul Tour #8 - Bosphorus Tour by Night (Boat Tour & Dinner).
A stay in Istanbul is not complete without a traditional and unforgettable boat trip up the Bosporus, the winding strait that separates Europe and Asia. Its shores offer a delightful mixture of past and present, grand splendor and simple beauty, decorated with beautiful shorefront wooden villas, marble imperial palaces, stone fortresses, small fishing villages both on the European and Asian sides.

Tour Time - The tour time is roughly from 20:00 o'clock until 24:00, midnight. Please note that hotel pick up / return times can differ depending on the location of your hotel.
Boat Cruise - An enchanted night cruise will start while you sip your welcome drink as the sun sets on Istanbul. We will pass beneath the Bosphorus Bridge by moonlight, watching Ciragan and Dolmabahce Palaces on the European shores and Beylerbeyi Palace and Anatolian Fortress on the Asian shores.
Shows - This is not just a cruise, but a traditional way of Turkish entertainment. The program includes shows such as international/Turkish live music, DJ music and belly dancers or other local folk dance performances. You can be sure it will be a memorable day of your life.
Dinner - A rich dinner menu will be served including a variety of hors d'oeuvres, main meal with grilled fish, chicken or meatballs options, fresh season's salad, fruit, dessert and unlimited (soft and alcoholic) local drinks.
Price - 60 Euro per person including hotel transfers, Bosphorus cruise, dinner and shows
Winter Discount: 50 Euro (between December 1-March 15)

Private Version: We can book a private boat for Bosphorus Cruise and organize dinner or other shows for you. The price of this cruise will depend on the number of participants, the size and capacity of the boat, duration of the cruise, extra activities requested, quality of the meal and drinks. Please tell us your expectations in details and ask for price.
 

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ISTANBUL GOLDEN HORN TOUR


Istanbul Tour #9- Half Day Morning Golden Horn by Boat
Departure days: Please ask.
Tour Time : Daily departs at 08:00-08.30 a.m and returns at 12.00
Price:  40 Euro per person including transportation, museum fees, and English speaking guide.
(Half day morning tours terminate in front of Hagia Sophia / Sultanahmet)

Golden Horn by boat ,You will see along the coast and see historical churches and buildings on the way.
Pierre Loti Hill by cable-lift where you can catch the beautiful view of Istanbul.When you reach beautiful Pierre Loti Hill, you will have a rest time to drink with the nice view of Golden Horn.
Chora Church is where you will see the best mosaics and frescoes decorating the interior carried out during the XIV th century are considered as the most beuatiful examples about Byzantine Empire
The city walls of Constantinople area,that are series of stone walls that surrounded and protected the city of Constantinople since its founding as the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire by Constantine the Great.With numerous additions and modifications during their history, they are one of the greatest and most complex fortification systems ever built.
‘’Topkapi Gate’’ ( no stop ) takes its name from the period when Fatih the Great Sultan placed the cannon there when he conqured the city.
Yedikule / Seven Tower Castle ( no stop ) was used as prison all the time during both Byzantine and Ottoman Empire period
 

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FULL DAY GOLDEN HORN & BOSPHORUS


Istanbul Tour #10- Full Day Golden Horn & Bosporus Tour
Departure days: Please ask.
Tour Highlights : Golden Horn by boat; Pierre Loti Hill, St. Chora Church, Historical City Walls, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Cruise.
Closed: St. Chora Church on Wednesdays.
Note. This tour is very rarely operated. Please ask.
 

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TURKISH NIGHT SHOW & DINNER


Istanbul Tour #11 - Dinner & Turkish Night Show.
Do not miss this experience. With the price of a rich dinner you will also enjoy the best samples of traditional Turkish entertainment. The menu will include main meal, aperitif plates, 2 local alcohol-drinks and either fruit or desert plate. There will be variety of shows such as belly dancers, live music in various languages, traditional Turkish music and shows, asuk-masuk body show, Turkish folk dance groups etc.

Price: 50 Euro per person including dinner, shows and hotel transfers.
You will be picked up from your hotels around 19:30-20:00, and will be dropped back around midnight. Pick up and return times can differ depending on location of your hotel.
 

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DAILY TOURS TO OUTER ISTANBUL


Istanbul Tour #12 Bursa Daily Tour from Istanbul
There is no trip to Turkey which is complete without visiting Bursa. As the final stop on the Silk Road, and the first major capital of the Ottoman Empire, Bursa has an extremely rich cultural heritage. Known as ‘Green Bursa’ because of its parks and gardens, this full – day trip explores the verdant city nestled at the foot of Uludag (ancient Mt. Olympus), near by villages and natural wonders....
Click here for tour prices and more details about these daily tours.
 

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