Best of Istanbul: 1, 2, or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Istanbul
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Tour description

Visit top-sights of Istanbul with your private tour guide in 1-2 or 3 days;DAY-1 Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace. DAY-2Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Istiklal Street, Galata Tower(from outside).  DAY-3Suleymaniye Mosque, Chora Church, Fener-Balat Districts, Pierre Lotti Panorama Hill by Cable Car.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Blue Mosque, IstanbulBlue MosqueDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Kapali Carsi, IstanbulGrand BazaarDuration: 1 hourStop At: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), IstanbulHagia Sophia MuseumDuration: 1 hourStop At: Topkapi Palace, IstanbulTopkapi Palace MuseumDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Basilica Cistern, IstanbulBasilica Cistern Museum Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hippodrome (At Meydani), IstanbulHippodromeDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Dolmabahce Palace, IstanbulDolmabahce PalaceDuration: 1 hourStop At: Bosphorus Strait, IstanbulBosphorus Cruise by Public Ferry or Private Cruise ( if option is chosen)Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Taksim MeydanI, IstanbulTaksim Square and Istiklal streetDuration: 1 hourStop At: Misir Carsisi, IstanbulSpice Market Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), IstanbulChora ChurchDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Fener Rum Patrikhanesi, IstanbulOrthodox Patriarch Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Suleymaniye Mosque, IstanbulSuleymaniye MosqueDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Balat, IstanbulFener-Balat Neighborhood backstreet walk Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Private tour
  • Professional local guide

What's not included

  • Museum/Attraction Tickets
  • Transportation from/back to hotel and between sites (unless option selected)
  • Lunch
  • Gratitude (suggested)
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Cistern
  • Entry/Admission - Dolmabahce Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • Entry/Admission - Kariye Museum (The Chora Church)


  • Led by a local guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city