Private tour

Istanbul: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with a Local

Istanbul: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with a Local

From $110.76 per person

Discover the wonders of Istanbul on this private sightseeing adventure. With a local driver, explore the city at your own pace and visit the landmarks that interest you most. Along the way, learn about Istanbul’s history, culture, and traditions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your driver will pick you up outside your hotel or accommodation, they will be holding a sign with your name on it. After booking, you will receive information about your driver, his phone number, and how to recognize him.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private and customizable half-day tour of Istanbul
  • Listen to your local driver's fascinating insight and recommendations
  • Explore Istanbul's vibrant neighborhoods and hidden gem locations
  • Marvel at iconic landmarks including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace
  • Learn about the city's impressive history, culture, and traditions
Full description
Spend half a day exploring the sights and landmarks of Istanbul with a local driver. The tour begins with pickup from your hotel and some time to discuss and customize the tour to suit your interests. From there, head off into the city and immerse yourself in the magic of Istanbul. Discover the rich-history of the city, dating back to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. Marvel at iconic buildings including Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Galata Tower, and the Dolmabahçe Palace. As you explore, listen to your driver share fascinating local insight into Istanbul’s impressive history, culture, and traditions. Finish the tour with a visit to Bosphorus Bridge where you can admire epic views. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Istanbul’s history and landmarks, as well as plenty of recommendations to enhance your vacation.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking driver
  • Wi-Fi in the car
  • All taxes and handling charges
  • Fuel and tolls
  • Entrance fees to any of the attractions
  • Official tour guide
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Know before you go

  • Please note, your driver is not an official tour guide. However, drivers are very knowledgable about the city and the landmarks and can provide fascinating commentary
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Product ID: 382966