Welcome to Istanbul, where Europe and Asia meets. Your private guide will meet with you at your hotel lobby or at Istanbul cruise port. Visit highlights of Istanbul with your private guide including: Hippodrome Square, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Gran
Private Ancient Hippodrome - Blue Mosque - Topkapi Palace Tour - Grand Bazaar
Your private guide will meet you at Istanbul port or hotel with a sign written “ Your Name “ on it, at anytime you want . The only city in the world located on two continents is Istanbu l, which has been the capital of three great empires – Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman – for more than 2000 years.
Our tour starts with Hippodrome Square where used to take place for
chariot races and the Byzantine riots during Roman & Byzantine period. Only a
short walk away, reaches Blue Mosque , has its fame from its beautiful
blue Iznik tiles. We will continue walking to Topkapi Palace , was not
only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and
educational center of the state. It was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by
Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will visit the Topkapi
Palace including weapons section.
After lunch break ( not included ) , we will visit Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.
Drive back to the port or to your hotel. The end of our services.
• Private Tour for your family and friends
• You will decide on departure time
• Our tour guide will meet you at the Port/Hotel with your name sign,
• Our professional tour guide will be with you from arrival till departure,
• You will have flexibilty to spend how much time you want in each site and customize the itinerary,
• You do not have to wait for other group members
• You may stop to have pictures during your tour.
• You may stop for lunch in a local restaurant to taste famous Turkish Kebaps
Entrance Fees ( Our guide will have pre-paid tickets to skip the line )
Professional tour guide
Transportation with brand new air-conditioned minivan/minibus
Private tour for your family and Friends only
a) Since all shore excursions involve some walking, we highly recommend that you wear comfortable low-heeled shoes and casual clothes.
b) sun glasses and hats are recommended,
c) Cameras are recommended,