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Afternoon Bosphorus Tour including Cruise, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride

See Istanbul from three different vantage points on this 3.5-hour tour including a sightseeing cruise, panoramic tour and cable car ride. Take a scenic 1.5-hour cruise on the Bosphorus and admire top Istanbul attractions such as the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress from the water. Then, take a coach drive around the Golden Horn districts to see the former Jewish quarter, old city walls, iron-built St Stephens and other lesser-known treasures. Lastly, catch the cable car up Pierre Loti Hill to witness the stellar city views from its hilltop café.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul’s Egyptian Bazaar

Cruise along the landmark lined waters of the Bosphorus Strait and stroll through the entrancing Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar during this 3.5-hour guided tour in Istanbul. On this tour, you will discover the bazaar’s abundant spices such as cardamom, mint, cinnamon, and have free time to explore on your own. Then, learn about Istanbul’s history from your expert guide as you set course for a cruise on the Bosphorus Strait. Aboard the ship, enjoy glimpses of famous Istanbul monuments like the impressive Rumeli Hisari Fortress and Dolmabahçe Palace.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Golden Horn Half Day Morning Tour in Istanbul

See Istanbul on a half-day tour that includes a boat cruise on the Bosphorous River, and a cable car ride up Pierre Loti Hill. You'll also learn about the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires as you take in the walls of Constantinople, Chora Church, Topkapi Palace, and Yedikule Fortress (Fortress of Seven Towers).
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Classics Afternoon Small Group Tour

Explore the major sights in Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s old city, on this afternoon tour. Learn about Istanbul’s Byzantine and Ottoman history from your guide. Visit the Hagia Sophia, a church that became a mosque and is now a museum. Admire the intricate tile work in the Blue Mosque. Stroll the route of the Hippodrome.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Imperial Istanbul Half-Day Tour: Hagia Sophia, Basillica Cistern and Grand Bazaar

Venture to imperial monuments rich with history and discover the Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern and the Grand Bazaar during this half-day guided tour in Istanbul. Gaze at the Hagia Sophia’s massive columns and dome during a visit to one of the world’s largest basilicas and most popular museums in Turkey. This tour will take you underground to Basilica Cistern which was once the backbone of the Great Palace of Constantinople. Enjoy a trip to the Grand Bazaar where you can barter for souvenirs and feel the pulse of one of the oldest and largest covered markets on the planet.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bosphorus Bridge, Camlica Hill and Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul

Go beyond Istanbul’s top attractions and discover more of the city on this multi-faceted 5-hour sightseeing tour. Traveling between the sights by air-conditioned coach, visit Çamlıca Hill on the Asian side to witness the breathtaking panoramas over the Bosphorus, European side and old city. Then, drive across the Bosphorus Bridge, the vast suspension bridge that connects Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus Strait. Finish with a guided tour of the 19th-century Dolmabahçe Palace. Stuffed with lavish chandeliers, gold and marble, this ornate sultans’ residence will astound you with its opulence!
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Istanbul Highlights Morning Tour

Get the perfect introduction to Istanbul’s history, art and culture with a 4-hour tour through the heart of the Old City. Take in slender minarets, tiled mosaics and frescoes at Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, then see the historic landmarks of Hippodrome Square, where ancient charioteers and athletes competed for Byzantine emperors. Learn to navigate the sprawling aisles of the Grand Bazaar, with inside tips on shopping for Turkish carpets and handicrafts.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Ancient Ephesus Discovery from Kusadasi Port

Join a private tour to explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus, Turkey's largest open-air museum. Your expert guide will skillfully provide commentary on the area's history, culture and theology on this 4-hour discovery from Kusadasi Port. Learn about the well-known people who were hosted in the region such as Cleopatra, Mark Antony and John the Apostle as you encounter grand structures like the Temple of Artemis, the Great Theater and Celsus Library. Tour is includes port or hotel pickup and drop-off and all entrance fees.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dolmabahce Palace Tour in Istanbul

Delve into Ottoman luxury on this 3-hour guided Dolmabahçe Palace tour in Istanbul, plus head over the Bosphorus Bridge to see the Asian side of the city. Prepare yourself for pure extravagance as you visit the home of former sultans and nobility. See its elegant rooms such as the Crystal Staircase and Medhal Hall. Then, climb to Yeditepe or Çamlıca Hill and snap postcard-worthy photos from one of the best view points of the city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Istanbul Sightseeing Tour Including Grand Bazaar, Suleymaniye Mosque and Sultanahmet

Let a local guide show you around Istanbul during a half-day tour of this stunning city, which dates back to the Ottoman Empire. You’ll walk to unmistakable icons and hard-to-find spots that make Istanbul so captivating. See the Hippodrome and Divanyolu; visit Sultanahmet Camii (Blue Mosque), Süleymaniye Mosque and Rustem Pasa Mosque; and explore the labyrinthine Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar. Stop en route for tea at a local teahouse.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Kusadasi Half-Day Trip to Ephesus

Explore the ancient city of Ephesus during this half-day small-group tour from Kusadasi. Visit the area’s key landmarks such as the Temple of Artemis, the Roman Baths, the Terrace Houses, and much more. Learn about the city’s rich trade and religious history stretching as you explore the UNESCO-listed ancient ruins.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Half Day Shore Excursion: Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar From Istanbul

Make the most of your time at the Port of Istanbul with a 4-hour, private shore excursion to the city’s most iconic sites. Visit Hippodrome Square, where charioteers and horsemen competed for thousands of cheering Byzantines, then explore the exquisite interior of the Blue Mosque. See the slender minarets and domes, gleaming mosaics and frescoes in Hagia Sophia, a stunning example of Byzantine art and architecture. Finish your tour at the sprawling Grand Bazaar, and get insider advice on finding carpets, handicrafts and souvenirs at thousands of stalls.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Small-Group Tour Including Dolmabahce Palace and Luxury Transport

Explore the many renowned sites of Istanbul on this small-group, half-day tour of its historical landmarks. Enjoy comfortable transportation in a plush Mercedes minivan. Travel in style with you expert guide to the enchanting Dolmabahçe Palace, then venture to other city highlights, like the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, the Spice Bazaar, the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, and the Jewish quarter known as Balat. Throughout the day your guide will educate you on the rich history of this unforgettable city. To ensure a quality experience, this group is limited to 14 people.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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2 Hour ATV Tours around Goreme and Surrounding Valleys

Get your adrenaline pumping on this exciting 2-hour ATV tour of Cappadocia’s Goreme Valley and surrounding areas. After getting picked up at your hotel, you’ll be outfitted with an ATV quad bike by a local guide who will show you the area while performing tricks on his or her own ATV. Ride through the picturesque Rose Valley, Love Valley, Swords Valley and Goreme Valley and marvel at the natural volcanic rock formations, often referred to as ‘fairy chimneys.’ Sip on local wine as you watch the sunset over the valleys before returning to your hotel at the end of the day.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Half-Day Istanbul Asia Tour With Beylerbeyi Palace

If you’re done exploring the major attractions of Istanbul’s European side, head to the Asian side for a half-day tour of its sights. Cross the Bosphorus Suspension Bridge, which connects the continents, and visit Camlica Hill and Beylerbeyi Palace, a 19th-century former royal summer residence with extravagant interior décor.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Sightseeing Tour

The Bosphorus strait, with its scenic greenery and majestic palaces, is undoubtedly one of Istanbul’s top attractions. This 4-hour tour allows you tick three top Turkey attractions —Bosphorus, Pierre Loti Hill and the Rustem Pasa Mosque — from your list in just one day. Cruising on Bosphorus is the best way to see the countless monuments that pepper its shores. Additionally, you’ll admire the Rumeli Fortress, take a cable car ride to a charming hilltop café and explore the Rustem Pasha Mosque.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Small-Group Half Day Sightseeing Tour from Izmir

Uncover the mysteries of ancient cities and castles during a half-day guided sightseeing tour in Izmir. With your local guide explore the remnants of Alexander the Great’s castle, admire ancient Agora and spend time at the Ethnographic and Archaeological museums.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Cable Car Ride to the Top of Tahtali Mountain

Ride a glass-enclosed cable car to the summit of Tahtali Mountain on a 6-hour excursion from Antalya and surrounding towns, and get panoramic views of Beydaglari Coastal National Park and the Mediterranean Sea from 7,762 feet (2,366 meters) above sea level. This 6-hour Tahtali Mountain tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels in selected locations, entrance fees, and round-trip tickets on the Tahtali Mountain Cable Car.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Two Continents with Dolmabahce Palace Half-day Tour From Istanbul

See the highlights of Istanbul on a half-day afternoon tour that features Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, the Ortaköy district and Camlica Hill. Your informative local guide shares the history and culture of Turkey, from the Byzantine era to the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire and up to the present day. This fascinating tour touches both the Asian and European continents as you cross the Bosphorous Bridge. Enjoy sweeping views and an included lunch at Camlica Hill, in addition to hotel pickup and drop-off in Sultanahmet.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Istanbul Jewish Quarter Walking Tour

Experience another side of multi-cultural, multi-faith Istanbul and uncover the city’s fascinating Jewish heritage on this 4-hour small-group walking tour. With numbers limited to 15, you’ll have plenty of chance to ask questions and deepen your knowledge as you explore the streets and synagogues of colorful Galata, the heart of Istanbul’s Jewish community. Learn about the city’s rich Jewish history at the Jewish Museum, then visit beautiful landmarks like the Ari Ashkenazi Synagogue and the Camondo Buildings.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Small-Group Tour to Ephesus From Kusadasi

Let your imagination run wild as you explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus and learn its long history of Greek and Roman rule on this 4-hour, small-group tour from Kusadasi, including hotel or port pickup. Follow your guide around the magnificent ruins, including the Great Theater, the Library of Celsus and the Temple of Hadrian, then visit the remains of the Temple of Artemis and learn how the sparse ruins were once one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Skip the Line: Hagia Sophia plus Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

Explore the bustling Grand Bazaar and save time with skip-the-line access to top attraction Hagia Sophia on this half-day small-group guided tour in Istanbul. Bypass the long queues at Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO-listed monument, and learn about the history of this former church and mosque. Ogle mosaics and gaze up at the its dome structure, an engineering marvel. Then, take the pulse of the Grand Bazaar, a bustling covered market with over 4,000 shops and stalls. Learn the bargaining ropes from your guide, and then peruse through countless tapestries, antiques and souvenir stalls. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people, creating a more personalized experience with your guide.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Half-Day Afternoon Tour

This whistle stop tour of Istanbul makes it possible to visit four top attraction in only four hours. Travel with ease in an air-conditioned coach and receive a historical overview of the city from your guide. Cover the distance between landmarks such as the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern and Hagia Sophia efficiently, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off. This small-group tour, limited to 15 people, is ideal for travelers with limited time in Istanbul.  
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Ottoman Relics Tour: Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Sultan Tombs

Uncover the past of Ottoman sultans on this 3-hour guided tour of Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Sultan Tombs in Istanbul. Immerse yourself in the lifestyle of sultans as you discover their home for four centuries, Topkapi Palace. Within these storied chambers and courtyards learn about its history that’s brimming with scandals and executions. You will see the palace’s Treasury where holy relics, robes, jewels and other priceless artifacts are kept. Then, head to Hagia Sophia and visit the extravagant mausoleums to see the tombs of five sultans.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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