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  1. Turkey
  2. Istanbul
  3. Hagia Sophia

Istanbul Private Self-Scheduled Tour

Product ID: 18393
Discover Istanbul with freedom and flexibility as you choose what to see and how much time you spend there. Travel with an expert private guide and a driver who knows every corner of the city.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Pickup included

Centrally located Istanbul hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Choose what to see and how much time you spend there on this customizable tour
  • Follow your interests through the Old City or Bosphorus
Full description
If you don't like to be too dependent on fixed itineraries, then this tour is for you! Rent one of our fully air-conditioned minivans with one of our professional licensed guides and a driver, and you can see just what you want of Istanbul on your own terms.

Your expert driver knows every corner of the city and your professional guide will give you detailed information about places that you visit. Discover the city with freedom and flexibility as you choose what to see and how much time you spend there.

Here are some examples of highlights that you could choose:

• See the most famous monuments of Istanbul
• Visit the Blue Mosque, a stunning example of Ottoman architecture
• Stop by The Hagia Sophia, one of Turkey’s most important museums
• Marvel at the grandeur of Topkapi Palace, then shop at the massive Grand Bazaar

The possibilities are endless on your customized tour of Istanbul!
  • Pick-up from hotel, port to airport
  • Transportation in air-conditioned non-smoking vehicles (for as many hours as you prefer)
  • Private car and driver
  • Private guide in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian etc.
  • Drop off to your hotel/port/airport at the end of the tour.
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to driver and guide (optional)
  • Anything not specified as being included
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Parking Tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Istanbul cruise ports

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Important information
Know before you go
• The tour operator has all rights to change the tour itinerary due to unexpected circumstances such as museum closures, holidays, strikes, weather conditions and more.
• The Blue Mosque is being renovated until end of 2020 so some parts of the ceiling might be temporarily covered.

From US$ 300.12 Per group up to 6

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Sehr interessante Führung mit einem freundlichen Guide

Unser Guide hat uns sehr interessante Einblicke in die Vergangenheit und Gegenwart Istanbuls verschafft. Alles hat prima geklappt und alle unsere Wünsche wurden voll umgesetzt. Wir haben an diesem Tag sehr viel gesehen und konnten aufgrund der guten Organisation viel mehr erleben, als in einer größeren Gruppe. Vielen Dank noch einmal!!!

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October 26, 2013


In the 2 days we had to spend in Istanbul we covered all but one of

In the two days we had to spend in Istanbul we covered all but one of our choices of places to visit., We could have gone to the Whirling Dervishes at 7:30 pm but chose not to be out that late after a long day of touring.

October 24, 2014


Note 1

October 17, 2014

Organized by

Turkey Travel Group

Product ID: 18393