Walking tour Istanbul for beginners

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    • 1 - 3 persons 191.50 $ (Erwachsene Pro Person )
    • Any further person 8.50 $
    • Customer review "great" (4.8)
    • customization possible

    You are in Istanbul for the first time and want to get an overview over the city? With this tour, you will see everything that is a "must do" in Istanbul!

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    Hagia Sophia


    • Languages: Englisch Deutsch Polnisch Russisch Tschechisch Türkisch Hebräisch Japanisch Koreanisch Ukrainisch
    • Participants : 1 - 45
    • Duration : 7 hours
    • Offer type : private (no other participants)
    • Tour ID: 2048
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    After the booking, we arrange the meeting point - which can be the airport, the cruise harbour, your hotel or any point of interest in the city.

    The tour starts in the old town, then we go to the Asian side of the city and as a closure, we see the Golden Horn.

    This programme is just a suggestion and can always be changed to your needs!

    But it surely is a great start for your stay in Istanbul. With all the sights and viewing points, it is a great way to get a first overview.

    We will start in the morning around 9am and will start with the following sights:
    Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Yerebatan Sarnici, Hippodrome Square (Sultan Ahmet Square) with its monuments and the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque).

    I would now like to take lunch (not included) at the Çamlica Hill in an Ottoman café and restaurant. Of course, you will also be able to drink Çay.

    We then go to the Asian side of the city (transport not included).

    Our tour continues to the district Eyüb which is named after the legendary flag carrier of the prophet Muhammed Ebu Eyyûb el-Ensar.

    We visit the Eyüp Sultan Mosque and go to the terrific viewing point of the Piere Loti café by cable car.

    On this tour, you will not only see the monuments of Istanbul, but also experience the cosiness of the locals.

    Additional information

    Important notes:

    • You do not lose any time while waiting, because with a guide you can skip the line!

    • Licensed guides do not have to pay any entrance fees in Turkey, so there are no extra costs for you.

    • For the journey to the Asian side of Istanbull, we need to use a vehicle. Costs about 150-200 Euro per day (9am - 5pm), including the driver

    Included in the price

    • Guided tour: 8 hours per day (08: 30-16: 30 clock)
    • Private tour guide accorgding to your choice of language.
    • For groups of 15 and more participants each guest recieves a headset during the tour.

    The price does not include

    • All personal expenses
    • All arising entry costs and donations to the sights & highlights
    • All transportation costs and travel costs (unless otherwise agreed or booked in advance)
    • When renting a private vehicle; accumulating costs for parking and tolls
    • Lunch and drinks
    • All tips (optional)

    Meeting point

    Reception area / Lobby of your respective hotels (Radius of max. 20 km away from the old town center.) / Reception at yor desired place (radius of max. 20 km from the old town center) / Reception at Ataturk Airport. // Welcoming you at Sabiha Gökce Airport (Asia) additional costs will arise / Reception at the passenger port for cruise ships

    Cancellation Conditions

    ** This tour can not be made without charge. **
    ** Exception: Force Majeure and environmental disasters **

    This deal can be cancelled for free up to 365 days before the date of the activity.

    The local operator is solely responsible for the contents of this offer. In case of a reasonable suspicion of a copyrigth infringement, please contact us at to get the contact details of the operator.

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    Gabriela recommends this offer.

    We spent a beautiful day in Istanbul. Mehmet reacted to our wishes. He showed us very beautiful places with astonishing views over the city. We also realised that he has a wide knowledge about Istanbul's history and current political topics. It was very exciting to talk to him and discuss several topics with him. Thank you to Mehmet. We can recommend the tour with him!

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    Ekna recommends this offer.

    Thank you for this eventful and informative day in Istanbul. Mehmet delighted us with his enormous knowledge, he gave us an impression of the complex life in Istanbul and excited our curiosty for more days in this city. We really liked his pleasant behaviour and his excellent knowledge of the German language. He knew very well how to design the program so that it fit our needs. You cannot have a more personal way of discovering a foreign city.

    Reply of the offerer Mehmet on 25. November 2013

    Thank you for your kind review. I hope that wasn't your last journey to Turkey. All the best, yours Mehmet Yagci

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    Schuldt recommends this offer.

    Mehmet conformed to the change of the timeframe. Historically, religiously, sociologically, he is highly competent. We got a lot of information regarding the country, the people and the culture. We got a wonderful first impression of Istanbul which made us wanting to come back. Thank you again!!

    Reply of the offerer Mehmet on 04. November 2013

    Dear Mrs and Mr Schuldt,

    I also enjoyed the short time with you a lot. What goes around, comes around. You were very pleasant and it was a real pleasure to guide you through my city. You are always very welcome. Your guide in Istanbul, Mehmet YAGCI

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