Explore the extravagant world of the late Ottoman Empire on the Eclectic Istanbul Tour and the Bosphorus cruise. Take in the grandeur of Dolmabahce Palace. Walk along Istiklal Street. Dive into the lively lane ways of Tunel. Gaze up at Galata tower. Walk across Galata Bridge to the Spice Market. Visit the tiny but perfect Rustem Pasha Mosque. Feel like an Ottoman on Bosporus cruise.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
This is the best selling tour of Istanbul as it covers the major touristic sights of Istanbul.
- First time visitors,
- If you are coming back to Istanbul after some time,
- Expats and students in the city,
- If you are having a long layover between flights,
- If you have one day in Istanbul,
- A glimpse into the heyday of the Ottoman Empire in Dolmabahce Palace
- An introduction to 19th and 20th century Istanbul architecture
- The knowledge and expertise of a guide who helps you make the most of your time
- A Bosphorus Cruise past Istanbul’s most beautiful neighborhoods
- Discover Istanbul’s Beyoglu district and the Bosphorus
- Professional Guiding Service
- Admission Fees for the museums
- Skip the ticket line
- Pick-up & drop-off to your hotel (*)
If the hotel is not in the Old City, transportation cost (public, taxi or private van depending on the group size) will be paid by the clients.
To give our guests more option and flexibility for lunch, we do not include in our prices.
- Personal expenses
Private Tour Prices and Additional Info
Dynamic pricing is the reduction of the price per person when the number of people in your party increases. The more people in your group – the less you pay per person.
1 adult $248
2 adults $296 >> $148 per person
3 adults $345 >> $115 per person
4 adults $396 >> $99 per person
5 adults $445 >> $89 per person
6 adults $492 >> $82 per person
7 adults $546 >> $78 per person
8 adults $592 >> $74 per person
9 adults $648 >> $72 per person
10 adults $690 >> $69 per person
* For larger groups please contact us.
To book this tour please choose your desired day from the calendar below and continue with the booking steps. Our booking system will take you to the secure payment gateway provided by PayU.
There is a set deposit amount of $75 for any group size. Your booking will be confirmed after the deposit payment. The balance is to be paid 15 days before the start of the tour(s).
You may cancel your tour reservation up to 72 hours before the planned start of the tour. No cancellation charge is incurred within the allowed deadline. Please read our cancellation policy: “Booking Terms“.
This tour is organized within the legal scope of the Turkish Law concerning Travel Agencies And The Association Of Travel Agencies (TURSAB) numbered 1618, and Vocational Tour Guides Law numbered 6326.
My husband and I had the best possible experience touring Istanbul with Osman. We had seen the major historic sites previously so this time we wanted to see local neighborhoods.... read more
Cihan is a seasoned guide with a thorough knowledge of Istanbul history. In 3 days I saw the best of Istanbul - and he took me to a lot... read more
- K W
Four of us had an amazing, informative day with our guide Cihan Sevil on 10/8/2019. Despite some rain and wind, we saw the key historical sites and learned very... read more
We could not ask for a better, more knowledgeable and considerate guide. Cihan is extraordinary. He will not only fill you in on all of the history that you... read more
I spent two days with Cihan in Istanbul on the heels of a long business trip to Turkey. After sitting down with him for tea to start the first... read more