Private tour

Private Flexible Tour Through Istanbul: Guide Only

Private tour

Private Flexible Tour Through Istanbul: Guide Only

Activity provider: Aussie Tours Travel Agency

From US$ 162.52 per group up to 4

Uncover Istanbul on your own itinerary with a private, flexible tour. Choose the places you want to see and travel at your own pace. A private guide will take you shopping at the Grand Bazaar and to all the major attractions, like the Hagia Sophia.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Explore Istanbul according to your own itinerary with a private guide
  • See all the main attractions or visit lesser known sights
  • Shop for souvenir bargains at the Grand Bazaar
  • Take in the fragrant scents of the Spice Bazaar
  • Cruise the Bosphorous between Europe and Asia
Full description
Hire a professional tour guide to take you where you want in Istanbul. During the full-day excursion you can discover Istanbul by visiting places from a sample itinerary, or choose your own route. Following a hotel pick-up at approximately 09:00, your guide, who will speak the language of your choice, will lead you through the city’s iconic districts to landmarks such as the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Hagia Sophia. Along the way they will provide you with interesting facts about the landmarks you visit. You can take a relaxing cruise on the Bosphorus, the famous body of water that separates Europe from Asia. Soak up the bustling atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar and shop for some unique souvenir gifts, or take in the scents and colors of the Spice Bazaar. Explore some of the lesser known sights, such as the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque, Fethiye Mosque, and New Mosque. Or get right to the heart of Istanbul at the vibrant Taksim Square, and learn about its long and diverse history at attractions such as Galata Tower. The choice is yours, and you can tour at your own pace, avoiding the waits that can sometimes occur during organized group tours.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel (in the Sultanahmet and Taksim areas of Istanbul only)
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  The Blue Mosque is being renovated until end of 2020 so some parts of the ceiling might be temporarily covered
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 55 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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We were traveling to Istanbul with our two children, ages 12 and 8. We knew they would be burnt out after a couple of museums and mosques . Our guide, Gul, was outstanding. She gave us overviews , was knowledgable, and a pleasure to be around. She was great with the kids. So totally worth it. Highly recommend.

March 24, 2023

notre découverte de Istanbul a été merveilleuse grâce à Mev, par sa gentillesse, son professionnalisme, mais surtout par sa générosité et sa passion pour cette ville fantastique. Nous avons rencontré une belle ville et une merveilleuse personne ! si vous aimez l'histoire, la culture, l'art, la joie de vivre Mev est la guide idéale.

March 24, 2023

Je ne regrette absolument pas cette visite. jamais, par nous même, nous n'aurions pu voir, entendre et comprendre autant de choses sur Istanbul... Notre guide est un VRAI professionnel qui parlait parfaitement le français... Et surtout un amoureux de sa ville et de son pays. Merci Mustafa pour cette visite guidée.

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 10803