General

A half-day tour of Istanbul which includes a visit to the Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia.

You will meet Samyeli Travel guide at the Port of Istanbul from where you will start your Private Istanbul Tour. First monument you will visit is a place from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Sultan Ahmet Center. After that you will go to the mosque Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture which was built in the period of Justinian Empire. From there you will see our other destination to visit, A Blue Mosque, which is consisted of 6 minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. For sport lovers there is a Hippodrome, a center of chariot races and athletic. Besides, you will have a chance to see the monuments such as the Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column and the German Fountain of Wilhelm II which are decorating this sports facility.

We will visit the Grand Bazaar where you will have the opportunity to buy souvenirs and handmade crafts and to feel the spirit of the bargain. Jewelry- silver and gold, leather jackets, carpets made of silk, all of that you will find in the Grand Bazaar

Once the tour is finished you will be returned to the Port of Istanbul.

Price for Ephesus Tours includes:

  • Pick-up & Drop-off at Port of Izmir
  • A/C private transportation
  • Professional guiding service
  • Entrance fees*

*Only for a sight in plan

You will be met by your guide at the Port of Istanbul where you will begin your Private Istanbul Tour Turkey.

First we will visit “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.

Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.

Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of heodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.

Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs.

Once the tour has finished you will be returned to the Port of Istanbul.

CLOSED = Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday, Hagia Sophia on Monday and replaced with Underground Cistern

Tour Included:
Pick up & drop-off at Port of Istanbul,
A/C private transportation,
Professional guide,
Entrance fees

Tour Excluded:
Personal Expenses,
Lunch & Drinks,
Any Gratuities for Guide & Driver

Tour Price

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Tour review scores and score breakdown

10 / 10

Based on 2 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of P01 – Private Istanbul Tour Turkey.

Overall
10   
Accommodation
10   
Transport
10   
Meals
10   
Guide
10   
Value for money
10   
Program accuracy
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Guest reviews

  • Abdulaziz Abdulrahim
    2016-02-20

    I wrote that I booked for this tour from Samyeli tours and it was so nice and very good organized with very good experience of guid tours freey any freey2u@yahoo.com

    everything is awesome

  • barbara hulse
    2016-02-20

    First day back at work after 5 weeks off. We had an amazing holiday with all that you provided and have not forgotten to write on your website. Give me a week and it will be on for you praising you continually. The boys were extremely professional, informative and fun. Thank you again for our amazing holiday and all the extras given plus to be able to meet you as well.

    everything is awesome

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