8 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Dive headfirst into the world-famous attractions of Istanbul’s Old Town on a private 8-hour tour. The well-rounded itinerary takes you to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, and Topkapi Palace, plus a shopping visit at the Grand Bazaar. It would be overwhelming to tackle the short list independently in one day. But with your knowledgeable guide at your side, you're treated to a relaxing and thorough sightseeing experience.
- Enjoy the personalized experience of a private tour
- See Istanbul’s main attractions in just one day
- Learn how to bargain at the Grand Bazaar
- Explore each location at a leisurely pace
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Food and drinks
1-way transportation ticket (costs 3 TL, the equivalent of roughly 1 EUR.
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
Tour guide meets you at central Istanbul hotels or port. If hotel is not centrally located,
meeting point with tour guide is the front of Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya).
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- The following attractions will be closed on Grand Bazaar Sundays, Topkapi Palace Tuesdays and Dolmabace Palace Mondays and Thursdays. If the museum is closed on your chosen day, the local supplier will move the itinerary to the next available day. If not, they will replace the tour with a trip to the underground cistern or Galata tower
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Unique Ephesus Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Skip The Line: 1 Day Private Istanbul Guided Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the social distancing policy during Skip The Line: 1 Day Private Istanbul Guided Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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