Best Istanbul Tour Options – Most Choosen Istanbul Tours

2017-07-18About Istanbul Status

Best Tours in Istanbul City and Istanbul Tour Prices

 — Top 5 most choosen tours in Istanbul — 

 

istanbul tour option 1:

Istanbul Old City Tour 

HIGHLIGHTS: Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia

Price is: between 50 Euro to 70 Euro (depends on number of participants)

The Hippodrome*: The Hipddomrome was the center of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. During your visit, you will be able to see the obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine column from Delphi and Fountain of Wilhelm II.

The Blue Mosque*: The Blue Mosque dates from 17th century. It is an architectural masterpiece famed for its exquisite blue tiles and six elegant minarets.

Hagia Sophia*: The Hagia Sophia was the spiritual heart of the Byzantine Empire, considered to be the 8th Wonder of the World, the Hagia Sophia is now a museum.

The Grand Bazaar*:The Grand Bazaar is an exotic maze of narrow alleys, stunning architectural details and hundreds of shops selling a rich assortment of handmade carpets, gold, silver, leather and other precious good

*Cafer Aga Madrasa : The Madrasa has more than a dozen handicraft courses on offer including the popular Turkish art of marbling (‘Ebru’), painting, jewelry, porcelain, calligraphy, Ottoman language, ceramics and stained glass.

Notes
* On Mondays St. Sophia is closed.
– We visit Chora Church, famed for its mosaics and frescoes.
* Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
– But we operate the tour and visit around of the bazaar and shops near the Bazaar
*Cafer Aga Madrasa (Closed on Mondays)

Included;

– Pick up from your hotels
– Lunch
– Entrance Fees
– Transportation with A/C non-smoking vehicle (4 hours)
– Guidance in English,
– Drop off to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Excluded:

– Personal expenses

istanbul tour option 2:

Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace & Asian Side Tour

 DEPART : 09:00  DEPART : 09:00  FINISH : 17:00
What to see : City Walls – Golden Horn – Spice Bazaar – Bosphorus  Cruise – Bosphorus Bridge – Dolmabahce palace – Camlica Hill
What Is Included : Hotel pick up & Drop off, Guiding service, Museum Ticket – Lunch

Price is: between 60 Euro to 80 Euro (depends on number of participants)

CITY WALLS: The first breach of the walls was by the FOURTH CRUSADE in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of SULTAN MEHMET THE CONQUEROR in 1453.
DRIVE FROM GOLDEN HORN: As a natural and extremely secure harbor the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul.
SPICE BAZAAR: (Egyptian Bazaar)The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
PIERRE LOTI HILL: The little hill Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car as you climb the hill to the cafe named after the famous French writer Pierre Loti, birth name Louis Marie Julien Viaud (1850-1923).
BOSPHORUS CRUISE BY BOAT: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace.
DOLMABAHCE PALACE: Dolmabahce Palace built in 19 th century is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Ottoman Empire with the last of Ottoman Sultans was residing there. After the foundation of the Turkish Republic in Ankara, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk transferred all government functions to the youthful capital but on his visits to Istanbul Ataturk occupied only a small room at Dolmabahce Palace as his own. He stayed, welcomed his foreign guests and made a practical center for national, historical and language congress and for international conferences. Dolmabahce palace has a great meaning for Turkish people since the supreme leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had used the palace as a residence and spent the most serious period of his illness and he passed away in this palace on 10 th of November 1938 at 9:05 AM, all the clocks in the palace are stopped at this time. Later on it was converted into a museum. It is wandered with a special sense of respect
CAMLICA HILL: The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style

 

istanbul tour option 3:

PRIVATE ISTANBUL TOUR GUIDE

Istanbul Daily Full Day tour & Istanbul Half Day Private Tour (English or  Spanish)

Price is: between 80 Euro to 140Euro (depends on number of participants & rental time)

Get more out of your travels with a private guide. Having a private guide means that a knowledgeable professional is at your complete disposal while you tour Istanbul. Your itinerary is flexible, and you see what you want to see. And wherever you go, your guide will provide you with complete insight into the history and significance of the sites you visit. Programs customized for your personal interests, such as Churches of Istanbul, Synagogues of Istanbul, Antiques in Istanbul and more are available and feature specialist guides.
Discover Istanbul with your Private Tour Guide.
You can design your own itinerary with your private tour guide upon your special interests.
Available languages : English, German, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, French

What We Offer You?
30 years of Experience
Experienced and licensed guides
Very well Organized professional service
Available Days
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

What’s Not Included
• Lunch
• Optional Gratuities
• Museums Entrance fees

PLEASE NOTE
• During religious holidays the Spice Market and Grand Bazaar are closed
• This is a Private tour only for you
• There is no any extra payment for Traffick Jam.

istanbul tour option 4:

Istanbul Prince’s Island Tour
Tour Type Regular Group TourDuration 8 Hours / 08:30 – 17:30Language Guided in EnglishHighlights Princes’s Islands , Phaeton Tour (horse and cart)

Price is: between 40 Euro to 60Euro (depends on number of participants )

Our shuttle will pick you up from hotel which you are staying and you will visit the following sights with an experienced and licensed professional guide.
* Hotel Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center. There may be a extra charge for transportations from other locations or airport. Please contact us for charges.
Prince’s Island TOUR ITINERARY 

Take the ferry to one of the Princes’ Islands, Buyukada (Big Island) which is a quiet sea front town and summer holiday escape from the city. Leaving the Golden Horn by ferry, you will round Sarayburnu (Seraglio Point), the headland on which the domes and minarets of Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque can be seen.  We will pass four islands with their charming old Ottoman houses and finally reach Buyukada, the largest of the islands.  Upon arrival to the island, you will see the lavish Ottoman mansions and other beautiful Victorian summer villas around the island .We will take a tour of the island by Phaeton (horse and cart) and will pass elegant old wooden mansions and beautiful natural scenery. you can enjoy a delicious lunch in a cozy sea-side fish restaurant and relax looking back at the domes and minarets among skyscrapers of modern Istanbul’s skyline.  This a perfect day for relaxing and enjoying one of Istanbul’s residents’ favorite summer retreats. Return by ferry and drop off to hotel or port.
P.S. Itineraries subject to change according to weather and/or daily circumstances.

What is Included in the tour:
Hotel Pick-up & drop-off – by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches, Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries, Lunch, Professional Licenced Tour Guide.Services Charges & Local Taxes.

What is Excluded in the tour:
Drinks at lunch, Personal expenses
INFORMATION for Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off :Hotel Pick-up & drop-off service are available only from the hotels located in the city center. There may be a extra charge for transportations from other locations or airport. Please ask for charges.

istanbul tour option 5:

Turkish Night Show & Dinner (Unlimited Drinks)

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise in Istanbul

Price is: between 45 Euro to 70Euro (depends on number of participants & Boat Type)

Tour Start Point: Hotel Pick-Up
Tour End Point: Drop off HotelDuration : 3.5 hours
Transportation : Private Boat
Departure :20:30

COME AND ENJOY WITH BEST  ISTANBUL OFFER !
Enjoy a night on the Bosphorus Strait filled with belly dancing and Anatolian folk music during this 3.5-hour dinner cruise from Istanbul. This Bosphorus dinner cruise traverses over the strait’s beautiful evening waters and passes Istanbul’s best sights. See the illuminated Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and Blue Mosque as you watch a traditional performance and savor great food and drinks. Highlights 3.5-hour evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise under Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge See Istanbul’s illuminated sights like the Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner with unlimited drinks Marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show Hotel pickup and drop-off included.

Turkish Night Tour Highlights:

– 3.5-hour evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul
– Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise under Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
– See Istanbul’s illuminated sights like the Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace and much more
– Enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner with unlimited drinks
– Marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show
– Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Turkish Night Tour Description:
We are going to pick you up from your hotes and transfer to our private boat between 19:30 and 19:45. You will be greeted and set on board by our staff.
The cruise will start by the Golden Horn which surrounds the Old City along the north side. After leaving behind the calm waters of Golden Horn, we will sail through the legendary Bosphorus where a breathtaking picturesque view of Istanbul is waiting to go along. Even for the one who has already been on a day cruise to Bosphorus, seeing Istanbul by the sunset will be definitely an unforgettable experience. During this great cruise, you will enjoy our open buffet with salads, delicious hors d’oeuvre, grilled meat balls, Chicken Shish Kebab, Adana Kebab and fruit.
Our program starts with typical Turkish songs while you taste the delicious foods. A little while, once the lively timbres begin to catch you, our professional folklore team will present a potpourri of the most famous Anatolian dances. Little before you find your self going with the rhythm, a breathtaking performance of Belly Dance Show will enchante the nigth.
We promise, you will ask to stay more once we will be back at the harbour around midnight.
*Alcoholic Drinks cover Wine, Beer, Rakı, Vodka and Gin.

Istanbul Turkish Night Tour Inclusions
– Pick up and drop-off at your hotel (European side only)
– Night Boat cruise on the Bosphorus
– Dinner Show (belly dancer, Folk dance, DJ, Asuk Masuk Show)
– Unlimited local drinks

Turkish Night Programme Exclusions
– Imported drinks on the boat are available for an extra charge
– No tour guiding service provided during the tour. English and German-speaking staff are available onboard for customer service.

 

 

 

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