A Full Day Extraordinary Tour in Istanbul
Get ready for an unforgettable tour around the must-visit sites in the culturally diverse city that stretches over two continents, Istanbul! You will be accompanied by your professional private tour guide from your hotel/hostel in Istanbul in a private A/C car. Your memorable day in Istanbul starts with a visit to one of the most famous and largest mosques in the world, The Blue Mosque or Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque has five main domes, six minarets, and eight secondary domes. You will be amazed by the design of the culmination of two centuries of Ottoman mosques development, as it incorporates some Byzantine Christian elements with traditional Islamic architecture and is considered to be the last great mosque of the classical period. Your second stop would be Gulhane Park. The historical park is one of the most famous parks in Istanbul. It takes you past the base of Topkapi Palace; Gulhane is popular with both locals and tourists. It is a nice huge park with really tall and lofty trees lining in a clean wide pedestrian lane beside the colorful flowers alongside and all around the park. The park also contains a fish pond and fountain, statue, lots of green grass areas and wooden benches for sitting. Your tour guide will get you to the most special spots to have unique pictures! Moving on to your second stop, you will visit the Egyptian Bazaar or the Spice Market which features over 80 shops that sell spices, teas, candies, souvenirs, and a variety of other items. The colors around the market are vivid and beautiful and the smells are amazing. The market itself is full of spices, potions and food items. It will wow every sense you have, sight, smell and taste. This place still retains its authentic outlook and also energetic shopping behavior with bargains, small gifts for free and lots more. In the middle of the day, you can stop at any restaurant to have a special lunch on your taste! Enough with walking and exploring on land, you will get on a pretty comfortable boat to have a different view of special sites in the middle of the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. The boat would go along the strategic Bosphorus narrow the natural strait separating Europe and Asia. You will have the chance to see the shore lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages from another angle. During the excursion, you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce. You will have a special experience just by the beauty of the sightseeing and how amazing this tour would be. Now it’s time for shopping at the end of the day, at Jawaher mall feel free to do your shopping in a variety of shops. Finally, you will be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.
9 AM for 8 hours
Tour price $ 114
Pricing based on group of 4