Private Tour Guide In Istanbul
Private Tour Guide In Istanbul; if you are looking for a reliable, private, professional and certified tour guide in Istanbul / Turkey please fill the form below to make a request. If you are planning a visit to Istanbul or to other touristic destinations like Cappadocia, Ephesus / Kusadasi, İzmir, Antalya, Edirne, Ankara we recommend you to agree with a tour guide holding an official licence from Turkish Ministry of Tourism And Culture. Turkey is a country with an extremely complex and colorful history, culture and social dynamics. Official tour guides in Turkey are studied 2 to 4 years to explain you everything in a detailed and clear way. Additionaly your trip will less hussled, more enjoyable and secure with a professioal tour guide. And not to forget to mention the tour guides has priority to buy the ticket in the museums and this will save your time.
- Please note that we are not a travel agency and not giving travel agency services like transfers, accomodation etc. The tour programs mentioned below are just samples to give an opinion.
Recommended city tours with a private tour guide
1- Istanbul City Tour “Essential Historical Monuments” – Half Day / 4 Hours; Topkapı Palace + Harem, The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome. This tour to be realized by walking and requieres at least moderate performance of walking. The guide may pick you up from hotel and take you to Sultanahmet region by taxi or private vehicle.
2- Istanbul City Tour “Essential Monuments + Grand Bazaar” – Full Day / 8 Hours; Topkapı Palace + Harem, The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Tombs of Sultans, Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome, Basilic Cistern, Grand Bazaar. This tour to be realized by walking and requieres al least moderate performance of walking. The guide may pick you up from hotel and take you to Sultanahmet region by taxi or private vehicle. The tour ends in Grand Bazaar.
3- Istanbul City Tour “Essential Monuments + Grand Bazaar + Bosphorus Cruise” – Full Day / 9 Hours; Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Roman Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar or Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus boat cruise. This tour to be realized by; walking + tram or private vehicle
4- Two Sides Of The Bosphorus – Full Day / 9 Hours; this tour comprise of two continents “European and Asian sides of Istanbul. Panoramic sightseeing and having breaks in some of the beautiful and popular villages like Ortaköy, Bebek, Kanlica, Cengelkoy, Kuzguncuk and visiting Beylerbeyi Palace & Maiden’s Tower (if the time permits). This tour better to be realized with a private vehicle
5- Asian Side of Istanbul – Full Day (9 hours); this tour includes one hour boat trip in the Bosphorus and some of the villages of Bosphorus in which many Turkish TV serials are filmed; Kanlica, Cengelköy & Kuzguncuk. We will also stop in some of the beautiful viewpoints for nice photoshots. In the second part of the tour we will visit Beylerbeyi Palace and Maiden’s Tower “the symbol of Istanbul”. Our tour will finish in Uskudar district, one of the most historical parts of Istanbul (if the time permits we may have a walk in the traditional bazaar of Uskudar and see one of the beautiful mosques of Mimar Sinan) and you will be transferred to your hotel. This tour recommended to be realized by public transportation + private vehicle
6- Tour From Galata & Pera to Asia Side – Full Day (8 hours); discover Istiklal Street, historical Galata district, Galata Tower, Mevlevi / Sufi Lodge, the second oldest metro of the world, walk down to Karakoy district, ferry pass to Uskudar district in Asian side. Visiting Maiden’s tower and then transfer to Kadikoy district “the center of Asian side” to see the most trendy and lively part of the city. This tour to be realized by walking and using public transportation. This tour reommended to be realized by; walking + public transportation
7- The Golden Horn Tour – Half Day / 4 Hours; historical Balat & Fener districts, Chora Mosque, Eyüp Sultan Mosque, Bulgarian Iron Church, Pierre Loti Hill, Orthodox Patriarchate. This tour recommended to be realized by; walking + private vehicle
8- Princess Islands Tour – Full Day / 8 Hours; (Buyukada, Burgazada or Heybeliada Island). This tour recommended to be realized by; public transportation + walking
9- Gastronomic Tour – Taste and discover authentic and real tasty flavors that you cannot find in touristic places and excellent Turkish cuisine inherited from Ottoman Cuisine. This tour recommended to be realized by; public transportation + walking
10- Daily Trip to Bursa
11- Daily Trip to Edirne
12- Daily Tour To Ancient City of Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary (with flight + private car).
Opening Days of The Museums & Sights
- Hagia Sophia Mosque – Open Every Day
- Topkapı Palace – Closed on Tuesdays
- Dolmabahçe Palace – Closed on Mondays
- Chora Mosque – Open Every Day (under renovation)
- Grand Bazaar – Closed on Sundays (alternative visit; Spice Bazaar)
Other Touristic Attractions In Istanbul
- Sunken Cistern (Basilica Cistern)
- Spice Bazaar and Eminönü District
- Beyoğlu District; Galata, Cihangir, Istiklal Street, Pera, Çukurcuma, Galata Tower
- Yıldız Palace
- Beylerbeyi Palace
- Rahmi Koç Museum
- Istanbul Aquarium
- Vialand Theme Park
- Miniaturk Museum
- Panorama 1453 Museum
BOOK YOUR GUIDE
Private Tour Guide In Istanbul, Tours With Official Guides, Private Tour Guide in Ephesus, Cappadocia and Antalya