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The Best of Istanbul: Half Day Private Tour

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US$ 31.42
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    What to Expect
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    Stop At: AltIntepe Kalesi, CadIrtepe Koyu,Uzumlu, Erzincan 24150 Turkey

    Meet your host by the German Fountain in front of Sultan Cafe

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), Istanbul Turkey

    Learn the fascinating stories linked to the famous Hippodrome

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Take the side entrance into the courtyard of Istanbuls most beautiful (and blue) mosque

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Head further around Sultanahmet area and hear about the amazing Hagia Sophia

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

    Walk through the gardens of Topkapi Palace and learn about the Sultans who lived there

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Caferaga Medresesi, Caferiye Sk. Sogukkuyu Cikmazi No:5, Istanbul Turkey

    Discover a local yet artistic hidden gem and enjoy a tea

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Galata Tower, Buyuk Hendek Cad. 2, Istanbul Turkey

    Ride up in one of the worlds oldest funiculars to the amazing Galata area, wonder around the Galata area and admire it’s iconic tower. Time for another hidden gem to see the traditions of the Whirling Dervishes

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Historic Areas of Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

    Time to take a tram down to Karakoy area

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Biberon Cafe & Crafts, Müeyyedzade, Tatar Beyi Sk., 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

    Time to rest your feet in a quant and alternative local coffee shop/jewellery designers workshop

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Atmeydanı Caddesi, Alemdar, Atmeydanı Cd., Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Return Details
    Biberon Cafe & Crafts, Müeyyedzade, Tatar Beyi Sk., 34425 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
    • 2 non alcoholic drinks
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Extra food & drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed today

    My wife and I had a pleasure hiring Alper as our private tour guide. Not only Alper knows Istanbul really well, but he also loves his hometown and his passion is really infectious. He has shown us the sites of the City that are typically...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank TheManWithACamera
    Reviewed today

    On our first trip to Istanbul, Benoit showed us a little bit of everything. Not only is he incredibly knowledgable, but he is so passionate about the city, that he struggled not to smile as he lead as recounted the history of Istanbul, and leading...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank coates123
    Reviewed yesterday

    Although we were supposed to meet Ayfer in Sultanahmet , she generously offered to travel to our hotel in the Galata area to pick us up. Was flexible with the starting time (which I changed twice). Four hours flew by. It was a fun and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank cynthia a
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Kadir Celal was extremely well informed and helpful. It was our first time in Istanbul and he changed the programme so that he could show us how to use the public transport (at our request).He was well connected and had many recommendations for timings for...More

    Thank cavehelen
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I took a private half day tour with Mine - she was a perfect guide and enjoyable companion, guiding me smoothly through the city and its highlights, with a wide knowledge ranging from history to art, and adapting to my interests easily. I can fully...More

    Thank StephanW873
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    Mitchy S
    15 October 2019|
    Response from cavehelen | Reviewed this property |
    A woman on her own will be fine but you will be better to have a guide with you if you don’t speak Turkish. The half day tour guide will know best shops in Grand Bazaar. There wasn’t an option for that tour but there... More
    Gamer B
    14 June 2019|
    Response from jenicasedgwick | Reviewed this property |
    No, those were separate
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