Istanbul VIP Layover

Istanbul VIP Layover

If you land at Istanbul Airport in the morning, this excursion is the ideal way to use your waiting time to admire the historical sights.

  • More individuality: 15 participants maximum
166.50 $ per person
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If you land at Istanbul Airport in the morning, this excursion is the ideal way to use your waiting time to admire the historical sights.

The facts


  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 15
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Skip the long queues in front of the museums
  • See the most famous sights of Istanbul
  • Get first-hand information from a historian


Enrich your stopover in Istanbul with a trip that will shorten your waiting time. Get to know Istanbul's facets. You will be picked up at the airport and taken to Hagia Sophia where you will meet your guide.

During the tour you will visit the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace and the Harem together with a historian. Get first-hand information about important historical attractions of a city that has been home to several important civilizations over time.

Afterwards, you will have plenty of time to either admire other highlights such as the Blue Mosque, the Great Bazaar and the Cisterna Basilica or go to the Bosporus for a 90-minute boat ride.

Please note

Additional information

The tour is available daily, except Mondays and Tuesdays, and starts at 9 am. It is suitable for all those who arrive in Istanbul before 8:00 a.m. and have a waiting time of 6 to 9 hours during the stopover.

Your driver will take you to your guide who will be waiting for you in front of Hagia Sophia.

Included in the price

  • Private transfers
  • Guided tour by a historian
  • Quick admission to the Hagia Sophia
  • Quick admission to the Topkapi Palace
  • Use of public transportation for one day
  • Quick access to the harem
  • Bosporus Cruise
  • Entrance fees to the Cisterna Basilica

Meeting point

You will meet your driver in the area after baggage claim.

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 2 days before the date of the activity.

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