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Istanbul Layover Tours

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Istanbul, Turkey

From $299.42 per group (up to 2)

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icon6 to 12 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English


Forget spending hours on end in the airport food court and instead visit Istanbul’s top attractions during your layover. Tour organizers create a perfectly curated itinerary to suit your interests and time restrictions.  With private transportation at your disposal from beginning to end, there’s no need to worry about making your connecting flight. Plus, you get the personal attention of a private guide.
  • Customize the tour to suit your schedule and interests
  • Escape the terminal and visit Istanbul’s biggest attractions during your layover
  • Relax in private end-to-end transportation
  • Get the personalized experience of a private guide
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Professional guide
Round-trip private transfer
Public Transportation during the tour (tram, ferry, metro)
Food and drinks
Personal expenses

Departure Point

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  • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey

Departure Time

Departure time depends on your arrival time, Your guide will be ready at meeting point 2 once you arrive at Istanbul Ataturk Airport
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Layover tours are only available from Istanbul Airport
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Entrance Fees: Hagia Sophia 72 TL, Topkapi Palace 72 TL, Basilica Cistern 20 TL, Blue Mosque Free, Hippodrome Free, Grand Bazaar Free, Spice Bazaar Free, Galata Tower 25 TL, Bosphorus Boat Tour Public One 15 TL
  • You need at least a 7-hour layover in Istanbul Ataturk Airport to have a layover tour.
  • You will depart back to Airport at least 2.5 h Before your flight time.
  • Layover Tour includes professional guiding and Private transfer 2 ways
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Real Istanbul Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Istanbul Layover Tours?
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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