Get up close to the lives of Istanbul locals on this full-day walking tour. Stroll along Istiklal Avenue from Taksim Square, and enjoy a ferry ride on the Bosphorus. Disembark at Besiktas, and take a relaxing stroll to Kabatas, passing breathtaking Dolmabace Palace along the way. At Kabatas, ride the subway to Taksim. Considered the heart of modern Istanbul, Taksim Square is a major shopping, tourist, and leisure district famed for its restaurants, shops, and hotels. While here, your guide will lead you down famed Istiklal Avenue, a broad and lively pedestrian byway lined with shops, restaurants, and cafes housed in an assortment of 19th-century buildings.
From here, head to Galata Tower, a 14th-century stone guard post, from atop which you can take in stellar views of the city. Move on to Karakoy, one of the Istanbul’s oldest and most historic districts. Then look west toward Europe and east toward Asia as you cross the Golden Horn via the Galata Bridge, before finishing your tour at the busy port of Eminonu.
Duration: 8 hours
Tour starting point: Hotel
Tour ending point: Hotel
Includes: Private tour, pick-up from hotel
Excludes: Museum entrance tickets, transportation, gratitudes ( recommended)
Sights to see: Galata Bridge & Tower , Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Istiklal Street, Spice Bazaar
Q: How to meet my tour guide?
A: Your tour guide will be waiting in your hotel to meet you at a determined time.
Q: Can I state the departure time for my tour?
A: Of course! We operate tours on private basis, so you can customize the departure time.
Q: Am I traveling with a group on the tour?
A: No, we provide private tours for your best experience so you will have a private professional tour guide in your preferred language.
Q: How about the transportation?
A: You will be picked up from hotel, transferred to port.
Q: How about shopping in Istanbul?
A: If you have any interest in workshops, please indicate while booking.
Q: How do I book this private Istanbul tour?
A: Easy! All you need to do is;
Fill the ‘Booking’ form where you will put your full details such as personal information, date, hotel or cruise name, arrival and departure times. Once you complete your booking we will get back to you with a confirmation email within 24 hours.
Q: How do I pay?
A: After filling the Booking form and secure the booking, the payment will be in cash directly to the tour guide during the tour. You can choose to pay in Usd, Euro, RMB, Turkish Lira or English Sterling.
|1st Nov to 31st March|
|Monday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Tuesday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Wednesday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Thursday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Friday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Saturday||09.00 - 16.30|
|Sunday||09.00 - 16.30|
|1st April to 31st Oct|
|Monday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Tuesday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Wednesday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Thursday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Friday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Saturday||09.30 - 17.00|
|Sunday||09.30 - 17.00|