Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul
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8 hours
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Take your travel experience to the next level with the incredible Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul. This Ports of Call Tour is one of the best cultural tours Istanbul, Turkey has to offer. The entire activity lasts approximately 8 hours.

During your adventure, you’ll see top attractions like Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii), Grand Bazaar (Kapali Çarsi), Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), Hippodrome (Sultanahmet Meydani), and Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi).

This cultural tour has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 384 travelers who have booked and reviewed this activity before. The cultural tour is offered in English. The group size for the cultural tour will not exceed 10 travelers. The activity ends around 8 hours after it started.

When the cultural tour has concluded, and you still have time to spare, you might also want to visit other top attractions near Istanbul. Some excellent examples include the spectacular Hippodrome (Sultanahmet Meydani), Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), and Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii).

The cancellation policy for this cultural tour is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

This tour also has taken the following health and safety measures: face masks are required for guides in public places, face masks are provided for travelers, hand sanitizer will be available to all travelers and staff during this experience, social distancing is enforced throughout the experience, high-traffic areas are regularly sanitized, face masks are required for travelers in public places, any equipment used in this experience is sanitized after each tour, guides are required to regularly wash their hands, there are regular temperature checks for the staff, this operator offers a paid stay-at-home policy for staff who are currently showing symptoms, vehicles used in this experience are regularly sanitized, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all travelers, and all guides are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Make your day in Istanbul special by booking the fantastic Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul. Choose your travel dates and reserve a slot today before it's fully booked!

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Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (hotel locations should be in city centre, please check our radius)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Professional English speaking guide
Museum entrance fees



Grand BazaarGrand Bazaar
Hagia SophiaHagia Sophia
Topkapi Palace MuseumTopkapi Palace Museum
Sultan Ahmet Park

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Wheelchair accessible
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Public transportation options are available nearby
Specialized infant seats are available
For the ladies, a headscarf and decent dress covering shoulders and legs are required during their visit to mosque. You can carry your own scarf to cover your head but please note disposable scarves are provided at the entrance of every mosque (.available at a charge).
While visiting a mosque in Istanbul, women need to cover their heads, shoulders, knees. You can carry your own scarf to cover your head but please note scarves are provided at the entrance of every mosque (available at a charge). If you are wearing leggings, tights or skirts, wraps will be provided at the entrance (available at a charge).
Please Note:Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and replaced with Underground Cistern. The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with Spice Bazaar.
Please be aware of that there is a lot of walking in this tour. We can't use vehicle between sites since centre of Sultanahmet area is closed to traffic.

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