Turkey, strategically positioned between Eastern Europe and Western Asia, boasts a diverse cultural tapestry shaped by influences from Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman civilizations.
Embark on an exclusive and customizable 8-hour tour of Istanbul, a city steeped in history and grandeur. Enjoy the personalized service of a bilingual guide and travel in comfort in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle, ensuring a seamless experience from hotel pickup to drop-off.

Discover the captivating allure of Istanbul, a melting pot of cultures and traditions, as you delve into its rich heritage and architectural wonders. Experience the vibrant pulse of the city as you explore its iconic landmarks and hidden gems, accompanied by expert insights from your knowledgeable guide.

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing sights and sounds of Istanbul, where every corner reveals a new story waiting to be told. From ancient monuments to bustling bazaars, experience the magic of Istanbul on this unforgettable journey of discovery.

Uncover the secrets of Istanbul’s past and present on this exclusive 8-hour tour, where every moment is filled with wonder and delight. Book your adventure today and embark on a journey to remember.

Anticipate the Splendor of Your Istanbul Tour

Prepare for an exclusive journey through Turkey’s bustling metropolis, where history and beauty converge. Embark on a private exploration of Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, and delve into its captivating historical sites, including the iconic Blue Mosque, the ancient Hagia Sophia Museum, and the majestic Basilica Cistern. Cap off your day with a breathtaking cruise along the Bosphorus at dusk.

Throughout your adventure, you’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide and travel in comfort with your own private vehicle. Don’t forget to present your electronic voucher to access all activities seamlessly. Rest assured, stringent Covid-19 safety measures are in place to ensure your peace of mind throughout the tour.

Experience the enchantment of Istanbul like never before on this unforgettable journey. Book your tour today and prepare to be swept away by the beauty and history of this mesmerizing city.

  • Destination

  • Departure

    Istanbul
  • Departure Time

    Please arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM.
  • Return Time

    18 PM
  • Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and light jacket.
  • Included

    Personal Guide
  • Not Included

    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Airport Fast Track
    Breakfast
    Departure Taxes
    Dinner
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Immerse Yourself in the Magnificence of the Ottoman Blue Mosque

Tour starts at 09:30 am .Step into history as you encounter the awe-inspiring Ottoman Blue Mosque, a masterpiece of 17th-century architecture nestled within Istanbul's historic heart. Commissioned by Sultan Ahmed I and completed in 1616, this iconic structure was crafted to rival the grandeur of the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia.

Admire the mosque's exterior adorned with imposing minarets that reach towards the heavens. Venture inside to discover a world of wonder, where intricate blue tiles grace the dome, casting a mesmerizing hue upon the sacred space. Illuminate your senses with the soft glow of pendant lamps and the vibrant colors of stained glass, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and majesty within.

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Rediscover the Transformation of Hagia Sophia

Witness the captivating journey of Hagia Sophia, a symbol of cultural evolution spanning centuries. Originally established in the 4th century as an Orthodox church by the Byzantines, its walls witnessed the ebb and flow of history, surviving destruction in the 6th century only to be rebuilt under the patronage of Emperor Justinian I.

In 1453, the Ottomans ushered in a new chapter, transforming Hagia Sophia into a mosque and adding its iconic minarets. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this architectural marvel has transitioned seamlessly between roles, from church to mosque and later to museum.

In a historic announcement in 2020, plans were unveiled to return Hagia Sophia to its mosque status once more. Despite these changes, visitors are welcome to explore its hallowed halls, embracing its rich heritage and timeless significance under the watchful eye of authorities.

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Unveiling Istanbul's Subterranean Marvel: The Basilica Cistern

Journey beneath the surface of Istanbul to discover the mesmerizing Basilica Cistern, a testament to ancient engineering prowess and ingenuity. Constructed in 532 AD as a vital water reserve to safeguard the Byzantine capital during emergencies, this subterranean marvel remains the largest cistern in the city.

Legend has it that in the 16th century, a curious scholar searching for ancient manuscripts stumbled upon a hidden entrance leading to the underground reservoir. Since its rediscovery, the Basilica Cistern has captivated visitors with its vast chambers and labyrinthine walkways.

Opened to the public in 1987, a visit to the Basilica Cistern promises an immersive journey through history, as you wander through its expansive corridors and marvel at its ancient architecture. Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of this hidden gem, where each step reveals a new chapter in Istanbul's storied past.

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Savor the Magic of a Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Embark on a journey along the enchanting Bosphorus Strait, where continents converge and cultures intertwine. Glide gracefully aboard a modern yacht, drifting between the European and Asian shores as the sun dips below the horizon.

Capture breathtaking views of Istanbul's iconic landmarks, including the majestic Blue Mosque, the timeless Hagia Sophia, the formidable Rumeli Fortress, and the iconic Bosphorus Bridge, all bathed in the warm hues of twilight.

Immerse yourself in the splendor of the landscape, where remnants of Roman, Ottoman, and Byzantine heritage dot the shoreline, each telling a story of centuries past. With a knowledgeable guide at your side, delve into the rich tapestry of history and legend, as you sail past ancient relics and architectural wonders.

Indulge your senses with a selection of delectable canap├ęs, accompanied by refreshing beverages, as you bask in the serenity of the sea. Let the gentle lull of the waves and the soft glow of the setting sun create unforgettable memories on this magical sunset cruise along the Bosphorus.

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Duration: 8 hours Language: English, Spanish, French, the language in Spanish (other languages to consult) Pick up point Hotel in Istanbul

This Private Tour includes:

Private official tour guide for 4 hours in Istanbul Private vehicle with chauffeur for 4 hours in Istanbul Meeting point in a central place in Istanbul Completely personalized and private experience Private Tour 24/7 Guardian Angel Service Public liability insurance

This Private Tour excludes:

Food and drinks Entrance fees

Cancellation Policy

-No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees. -Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability. -48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund. -Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.