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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

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1139
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$175.00
per group
From
$175.00
per group
Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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* A traveler said: "The mosques and palace were beautiful. Cigreb was a lovely tour guide- friendly, knowledgeable, and fun to be around. Definitely would give this a shout for anybody who wants to tour Istanbul for a day"


Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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9
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$23.26
From
$23.26
As a cultural practice honored by the UNESCO Heritage of Humanity designation, the Mevlevi Semah ceremony offers a transfixing, centuries-old cultural experience. Don't miss this singular dance form with a whirling dervish show in the heart of Istanbul. Just sit down for your experience to watch the Sufi dancers spin and rotate in twisting movements, enjoy the accompanying music, and encounter one of the most popular and beautiful experiences in Turkey.
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* A traveler said: "Wow, this ceremony was beyond anything i could have expected! It stirred my soul, no exaggeration. The location was beautiful and the perfect match to the event. The staff was kind and friendly and they even served us tea because it was quite chilly in the station. Being able to see this ceremony from start to finish felt so special and this was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Istanbul. Now, that being said, I would HIGHLY suggest management to ban flash from being used during the ceremony. It took so much away from the moment and was a huge distraction to have some selfish dummy with a big fancy camera using a burst flash over and over and over and over again like he was the professional photographer and it was Harry and Meghan's wedding."


Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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110
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$33.33
From
$33.33
Uncover the sacred practice of the mystical Sufis at an authentic Mevlevi Sema Ceremony held at Istanbul’s Hodjapasha, and witness the 800-year-old tradition that has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Be mesmerized by the bizarre yet beautiful sight of the Whirling Dervishes as they perform their unique spiritual rituals during an hour-long show, including a live orchestra and 360-video projections.
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* A traveler said: "Short and sweet with a quick introduction. Informative with an intimate setting. From God we receive, to humanity we give’."


Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

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74
  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$33.33
From
$33.33
Prepare for an evening of non-stop entertainment with an exciting 75-minute Rhythm of the Dance show at the legendary Hodjapasha in Istanbul. Feel the electric rhythms of Turkey as you enjoy shimmying belly dancers, energetic folklore dances and dazzling costumes, accompanied by live music and 360-degree video projections.
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* A traveler said: "The dancing was incredible. The costumes were fantastic too. The male soloist was fantastic. Well worth the money."


Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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362
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$59.66
From
$59.66
Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent sunset tour of Bosphorus, knowledgable guide, very comfortable sail with ambiental music without any disturbance. Hospitality was good and snacks were nice too. Covers all the spots on European and Asian side of Bosphorus that are worth seeing"


Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

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115
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.60
From
$34.60
Experience a traditional Turkish bath at a hamam in Istanbul — a must-do activity when visiting Turkey. Choose from three options: the standard, massage, or full package. The full package includes the exfoliating full-body scrub and foam bath, a 20-minute oil massage, and a face mask, and lasts about two hours. Towels, slippers, and tea are provided.
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* A traveler said: "I tipped - enough said! But serious note, really worth it. Did the sauna, scrub, foam and massage. It’s cozy, charming, easy to navigate. Staff are helpful and accommodating. The scrub and massage were epic! For a first timer, it was more than I imagined. Worth a visit!!"


Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

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299
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
Price varies by group size
From
$90.00
Price varies by group size
Tick through Istanbul’s highlights without hassles or getting lost, and with a guide to reveal their history on this tour. Admire and hear tales of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome that you’d probably miss alone, and clearly hear the guide’s commentary.
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* A traveler said: "Aişa was an awesome guide. I met with her and our group in the morning, then we started the tour at the blue mosque of Istanbul, Sultan's Palace, and Hogia Sophia. The Grand Bazaar was closed due to Eid celebration, so we ended the tour with and finally ended with a tour of basilica cistern. Highly recommend"


Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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8
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$17.90
From
$17.90
Arguably the most popular historical attraction in the city, you can spend upwards of an hour waiting outside the Hagia Sophia to purchase your ticket. Make the most of your limited time in Istanbul with skip-the-line admission. Come to the museum at your chosen time and get essential information from a guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive building independently.
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* A traveler said: "Would recommend this . Went during off peak season and there wasn’t a big queue for tickets but still had bought vip entrance to skip the line as we were with a young baby . Good English guide , friendly with good sense of humour . Brief explanation for about 30-40 min and we were given time to look around after that ."


Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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63
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$11.93
From
$11.93
Join one of the best Bosphorus boat tours in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. Your Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat, hand you over our Bosphorus tour plan and explain you what will see on the boat tour. Bosphorus Boat Tour The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast. Our boat is departing hourly, if you should miss your departure time you can join the next departing boat.
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* A traveler said: "Nice cruise on the Bosphorus at a great price in our last day in Istambul. We miss our exit on the pier and they were kind enough to direct us back to the right to kabotas pier."


Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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37
  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$108.00
per group
$120.00
$12.00 savings
From
$108.00
per group
$120.00
$12.00 savings
Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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* A traveler said: "Kadir was my guide for the day! He went above and beyond with showing me everything and more. He answered all my questions and more. He also told me how to get around the city using the Istanbul card. Thank you."


Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

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157
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$23.86
Price varies by group size
From
$23.86
Price varies by group size
Worry free and book today a transfer With Minivan Car New Istanbul Airport, one way Private transfer Enjoy smooth friendly and hassle-free transfer service, With this private transfer your driver will be waiting at the airport just for you or hotel pickup/drop-off. We dont have any extra payments for the flihgt delay.
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* A traveler said: "Quick and efficient pickup with delivery to the door. Easily identifiable at the airport and was waiting for us even after a four-hour delay in arrival."


Orient House Dinner Cruise Istanbul

Orient House Dinner Cruise Istanbul

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5
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.70
From
$53.70
Experience the majesty of Istanbul at night on an atmospheric 4-hour cruise along the iconic Bosphorus Strait. Gaze at panoramic vistas of the famous waterway as you gently cruise past glittering silhouettes of famous monuments like the Blue Mosque and Lender’s Tower. Pleasure your palate with a selection of Turkish specialties served onboard, feasting upon grilled meat and flavorsome mezze items. Indulge in unlimited onboard drinks as you become mesmerized by the enchanting moves of a Turkish belly dancer and a traditional folkloric show.
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2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul with Cave Hotel & Balloon Ride

2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul with Cave Hotel & Balloon Ride

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4
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,112.11
From
$1,112.11
2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Kayseri with Cappadocia Hotel (Cave Room) Cappadocia in 2 days tour which includes 2 private transfers from Sultanahmet Hotels in Istanbul, 2 flight tickets, 2 Airport shuttle transfers in Cappadocia, 2 full day tours and 1 night Cave Hotel B&B, these 2 tours will ensure you make the most out of your 2 days by seeing the best sites in Cappadocia.
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* A traveler said: "This is a must for any traveler, visitor, photography enthusiast, who plans a trip to Cappadocia to make sure they get on a balloon ride especially the sunrise ride The balloon ride is etched in our memory ! The views are breathtaking and to die for - with 100s of balloons taking off as the sun rises, then weaving their way thru valleys and the rock formations - ending the trip on the high note with a glass of champagne! Our tour operators HTR Tours have been very flexible and accomodating, always prompt with their replies - special thanks to Pinar Ulutas for being available when we were stuck with our transfers We had the privilege of Jazi (JC) as our your guide, she has been one of the best tour guides we have met, her knowledge of history, geography and local culture is unique. We wish he all the best as she embarks on the next phase of her Journey - Thanks once again JC"


Istanbul New Year Party on The Bosphorus

Istanbul New Year Party on The Bosphorus

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3
  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.99
From
$178.99
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with an unforgettable cruise on the Bosphorus, and experience Istanbul at its most romantic. Kick off the night with a cocktail, then dance on deck as you enjoy stunning views of the palaces, bridges and mansions that line the water’s edge. Watch performances by traditional dancers and relax over a sumptuous buffet dinner and unlimited drinks. See the stars come out over the city, then enjoy front row seats for a remarkable midnight firework display that’s truly a once in a lifetime experience.
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Swimming Tour by Private Yacht
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Swimming Tour by Private Yacht

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2
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$688.63
per group
From
$688.63
per group
Chill and relax in one of the most naturally rich bays in Istanbul. Do not miss the chance to get tan while peacefully enjoying your day at Lotus Yacht. 1st option: Swimming tour to Beykoz * Closes point to starting point. It takes 1 hour to arrive there. You are going to have more time to enjoy swimming. 2nd option: Swimming tour to Poyrazkoy * At the beginning of Bosphorus, best place for swimming. 3rd option: Swimming tour to Princes' Islands * Far from city center, the islands are beautiful to see from the sea. You can have a lunch at one of the local restaurants here. Arriving there takes approximately 2.5 hours. Please select one of the option while booking. The prices vary based on the option. Why choose us? - Talented crew, Basak and Anil, who traveled around the world and speak very good English - Only private tour for you and your loved ones - Complementary delicious snacks - Customization for your taste - Order additional drinks on board Contact us to customize your tour.
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Dinner / Lunch Cruise - Private & Customizable

Dinner / Lunch Cruise - Private & Customizable

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2
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$170.26
Price varies by group size
From
$170.26
Price varies by group size
Enjoy beauties of Istanbul on a private luxurious yacht while having your dinner serviced by a professional crew. Do not miss your chance for sightseeing and/or swimming and relaxing while peacefully enjoying your day at Lotus Yacht. Why choose us? - Talented crew, Basak and Anil, who traveled around the world and speak very good English and Spanish - Only private tour for you and your loved ones - Complementary delicious Turkish kebap or seasonal fish or vegaterian - Customization for your taste - Order additional drinks on board - High standarts for safety and hygiene Things to do: - 2 hour tour to Ortakoy (best for romance) - 3 hour tour to Maiden's Tower (best for history) All our tours start and end in Bebek, Beşiktaş, Istanbul. Please inform us about your dinner preference (fish, kebap or vegaterian) Contact us to customize your tour (birthday cake, flower bouquet, 4-5 hour options, live music, decoration, pick up/drop off from another location etc.)
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Private Proposal Tour in Bosphorus

Private Proposal Tour in Bosphorus

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1
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$507.13
per group
From
$507.13
per group
Bosphorus is one of the most romantic places in the world to propose to your partner. With our professional team, we will make sure that everything will go smoothly and you will have an unforgettable night. You will enjoy the breathtaking views of the Bosphorus, see important works of architecture such as The Bosphorus Bridge, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Maiden Tower and many more castles, palaces, mosques and pavillons on both sides of The Bosphorus. And you will know when it's the right time for the most important question of your life. Even though most of our guests join this tour as a couple, you can bring your family and friends as well (up to 10 people).
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All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show in Istanbul

All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show in Istanbul

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1
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
From
$60.00
Cruise between two continents during this entertainment-filled, evening boat ride along the Bosphorus. Drift by Istanbul’s top sights as you dine on a tasty mezze spread, getting a front-row peek at iconic monuments like Dolmabahce Palace, the Spice Market, the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia. Half-day dinner tours include a folk and belly dancing program.
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Dinner Night Cruise in Bosphorus with Turkish Show

Dinner Night Cruise in Bosphorus with Turkish Show

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1
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$54.88
From
$54.88
Admire the talent of traditional dancers, singers, and belly dancers in the evening tour in Istanbul by cruise with dinner and floorshow. Relax in the comfort on wrap-around lounge seating, indoors and outdoors. Eat and drink alfresco, dining in Istanbul at a large table on the lower deck, or go upstairs to the fly-bridge lounge for 360-degree sea views. Admire the talent of traditional dancers, singers, and belly dancers...
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Go Out in Style on This Bachelorette or ‘Hen’ Weekend in Istanbul

Go Out in Style on This Bachelorette or ‘Hen’ Weekend in Istanbul

  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,635.55
Price varies by group size
From
$1,635.55
Price varies by group size
If your wedding is the most important day of your life, we think that your bachelorette or hen party should be equally unforgettable on this fantastic Istanbul Tour.
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Live Performance

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Live Performance

  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$41.76
From
$41.76
Spend a memorable all inclusive evening cruising around the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. Enjoy spectacular views of historical places, Ottoman palaces and the two beautiful bridges enchantingly illuminated at night. Delicious cuisine and a rich Turkish Night show program will perfectly compliment an unforgettable evening.
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Private Tour: Cappadocia 2 Days

Private Tour: Cappadocia 2 Days

  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$292.31
Price varies by group size
From
$292.31
Price varies by group size
THIS PRIVATE CAPPADOCIA TOUR IS FOR ONES WHO WANTS TO DISCOVER CAPPADOCIA STRESS FREE IN TWO DAYS. Get a luxury minivan with driver, also a private guide. Either draw your own itinerary before arrival or decide when you meet with our guide. Here below are some places you can add as your visiting places, don't worry if the place you want to visit is not in this list, you can add or remove any place. Underground Cities, Open Air Museum, Monks Valley, Devrent Valley, Pottery Shop Avanos, Ürgüp, Love Valley, Rose Valley, Pigeon Valley, Çavuşin, Fortress: Ortahisar and Uçhisar, Ihlara Valley, Zelve Museum, Soganli Valley, Mustafapasa. There are many places to discover in Cappadocia, dont limit yourself by not booking this private cappadocia tour! The standart package includes round trip private Cappadocia airport transfers, and 2 days fully customizable private tours in Cappadocia. You can choose other tour options for adding hot air balloon tour or flight travel from Istanbul as well.
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Romantic tour in Istanbul

Romantic tour in Istanbul

  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$507.85
per group
From
$507.85
per group
An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Where is the beautiful Camlica Hill viewpoint? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Why is Beyoglu-Tunnel romantic? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the romantic legends of the city * You will visit the charming places
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Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer Tour in Istanbul

Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer Tour in Istanbul

  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$234.21
per group
From
$234.21
per group
Forget the hassle of posing for the perfect holiday snap and dedicate your time to exploration on a private tour of the city that includes a personal photographer. With your local guide, come up with a personalized sightseeing itinerary to suit your interests, then wander the streets for an immersive experience, and leave with a collection of memorable snaps to show family and friends back home.
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