Private Two Days Istanbul Tour

$490,00
  • Price is for 1 person to 9 people.

OVERVIEW

We will use the private car and local ferry for some part. You will see the local lifestyle. We will have lunch on the Asian side in a local restaurant.
If the museum is closed, I make the necessary changes between travel days.
In any case of crowded ticket cues, I buy the tickets before we meet in advance. Paying cash for the tickets is in preference.

AVAILABILITY

All year.

LANGUAGE

English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Russian, German.

DURATION

4 Days 7 hours in a Day

CAR PICKUP

Available

PICKUP LOCATION

Central Istanbul hotels or any convenient point.

TOUR GUIDE

Included

ITINENARY

Tour starting time can be any time from 08:30 to 10:00 am (Let us know)

Visit,

ST. SOPHIA, This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.

TOPKAPI PALACE, The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.

SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE (BLUE MOSQUE), Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Sedefkar Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.

HIPPODROME, Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.

GRAND COVERED BAZAAR, More than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware, and meerschaum pipes.

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel or any convenient places you like us to drop you off.

 

Tour starting time can be any time from 08:30 to 10:00 am (Let us know)

Visit;

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.

BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion, you will see the magnificent sights of the following attractions from your boat. See Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of its marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.

RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul was completed in only four months to control and protect the infamous Bosphorus passage. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.

DOLMABAHCE (PALACE) The summer residence of Ottoman sultans exists in its original renovated glory featuring original antique furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian side of Istanbul.

BOSPHORUS BRIDGE, enjoy a unique chance to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe).

CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it, you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosporus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional Turkish Ottoman style. The rest of the evening is yours to explore Istanbul.

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel or any convenient places you like us to drop you off.

INCLUDED

  • EXPERIENCED AND QUALIFIED GUIDE
  • SIGHTSEEING

EXCLUDED

  • LUNCH
  • MUSEUM TICKETS

Professional

$490,00
  • Price is for 1 person to 9 people.