Private Istanbul Highlights Walking Tour

Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Destination: Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Goreme
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Istanbul has always been one of the fascinating cities in the world. We offer this particular excursion to our client who prefers to explore most in the town and pay less. You will have a very informative but enjoyable and easy tour with your professional and knowledgeable guide throughout the imperial city centre.

You will see the most interesting monuments and learn their great historical backgrounds. Since that is a walking tour, you will also have the chance to observe the present day life in the area and take more pictures. You will have an experienced local tour guide with you who will inform you about the historical and architectural background of the sites.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey

The Hippodrome was the centre of Byzantium’s life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400 years and has been the scene of countless political dramas. In Byzantine times, the rival chariot teams of ‘Greens’ and ‘Blues‘ had separate sectarian connections. Support for a team was akin to membership of a political party and a team victory had important effects on policy.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Blue Mosque (or Sultan Ahmet Mosque) isa unique example of Ottoman architecture. The inside walls of the Mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish Tiles. Million Stone (an ancient monument partially remained today. It is situated right in the centre of the city to show the directions to East and West.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Turkish Ayasofya, also called Church of the Divine Wisdom, an important Byzantine structure in Istanbul and one of the world’s great monuments. It was built as a Christian church in the 6th century CE (532–537) under the direction of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. In subsequent centuries it became a mosque(1453) by Sultan Mehmet II., museum(1934), and a mosque again(2020). The building reflects the religious changes that have played out in the region over the centuries, with the minarets and inscriptions of Islam as well as the amazing mosaics of Christianity.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. You will have the set menu lunch including local food which is included in the tour price. (Drinks are self-payment)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Visit Topkapi Palace (former residence of Ottoman Sultans and today is a museum including the sections of Treasury, Sacred Relics, Sultan Pavilions and Harem), after that, you will visit Sultan Tombs of 17th and 18th centuries. The tour finishes at around 17:30 with a drop off at your hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch - Set menu lunch (Drinks are self-payment)
  • Entrance Fees
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hippodrome
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace

Exclusions
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any Cappadocia hotel


Departure Time

8:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 to 9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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