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Private Shore Tour: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar

Visit several top attractions in Istanbul on a private full-day tour that offers a more personalized experience of the busy city. Benefit from the knowledge of your guide as you navigate popular UNESCO World Heritage sites that include the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace. You’ll also walk around the Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar on a tour that includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$70.00
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  • Duration: 8 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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Istanbul Full-Day Tour: Hippodrome Square, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace

Maximise your time in port and escape the crush of the tour groups, with a full-day private sightseeing tour of Istanbul, including visits to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Make the most of your private guide and tailor your tour to suit your interests – perhaps learn about the city’s fascinating history with a stroll through Hippodrome Square or spend time shopping in the Grand Bazaar.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kusadasi Private Shore Excursion: Ephesus, Winery, and Lunch

When your ship is in Kusadasi, combine a visit to Ephesus with lunch and wine tastings on this private shore excursion. Traveling by private minivan, drive to the ruins of Greco-Roman Ephesus and tour its highlights, including the Library of Celsus and the Great Theater. Afterward, slow the pace with  lunch, and an estate tour and wine tastings at an acclaimed winery. Entrance fees, lunch, wine tastings, and port pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$95.00
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour

See the best of Istanbul on this 1-day sightseeing Istanbul shore excursion. With the help of your expert local guide, spend your time at port in Istanbul exploring this world class city’s many highlights. This tour serves as an ideal introduction to this fascinating city that spans two continents and many worlds. After, you will return to your ship for an on-time departure.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00

Istanbul Shore Excursion: Small-Group Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul Egyptian Bazaar

Discover Istanbul's best highlights in one day on this 3.5-hour guided shore excursion. After docking, you’ll promptly meet your friendly expert guide and set off to explore this historic city by coach. Tour the world-famous Spice Bazaar, then sail the calm waters of the Bosphorus River where you will have great photo opportunities with the Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, Dolmabahçe Palace and grand mosques as your backdrop. Along the way, your guide will illuminate the sites with information about the history and significance of each. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour. When the tour is over, head back to your ship for a worry-free, on-time departure.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show

Discover Istanbul’s dark side on this night tour shore excursion. After docking at the Port of Istanbul, you’ll meet your guide and explore the city at its most alluring hours—after sunset. See illuminated mosques, locals filling the streets for tea and games, and enjoy an amazing traditional Turkish dinner and belly-dancing show. Return to your vessel, worry free, for an on-time departure.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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US$88.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half-Day Private Tour: Istanbul Shore Excursion With Topkapi Palace

Make the most of your time at the Istanbul Cruise Port with a 4-hour, private tour of the Old City. Learn about the lives of sultans and their harems at the UNESCO-listed Topkapi Palace, and explore a remarkable collection of Turkish artwork. See the soaring minarets and tiled domes of the Süleymaniye Mosque, built by the greatest architect of Ottoman times. Get inside tips on shopping and bargaining for the finest carpets, handicrafts and souvenirs at the sprawling Grand Bazaar, where thousands of shops overflow with vivid wares.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Shore Excursion: Private Istanbul Express Sightseeing Tour

With no time to spare, see Istanbul’s top monuments and highlights on this private 4-hour express shore excursion. This sightseeing tour is perfect for folks with limited time, yet crave an in depth taste of Istanbul. Visit the Hagia Sophia museum, a 6th century city icon filled with mosaics and an imposing dome roof. Nearby, see the Blue Mosque and its interior walls covered in blue Iznik tiles. Also, discover the maze of shops and stalls in the Grand Bazaar where your guide will enlighten you to its Ottoman influences and rich history. With personalized attention from your private guide experience the greatness of Istanbul.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Istanbul and Ephesus Combination Full Day Shore Excursions Included Entrance Fees

IstanbulIn the Old City you will visit the Byzantine Hippodrome. The next monument is the Mosque of Sultan Ahmed or “Blue Mosque”. It is the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul. The Church of the Holy Wisdom of God is your next magnificent destination. Hagia Sophia is a symbol of the city and a very important monument. After lunch you will visit the Topkapi Palace. Your next and last visit is the exotic Grand Bazaar. EphesusThe first place you will visit on this exciting tour will be the Virgin Mary’s House. Next you will visit the Ephesus ruins. Then, your tour will continue to the ruins of the Basilica of St John. Lunch will be served at a lovely local restaurant.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Shore Excursion: Istanbul Hidden Highlights Private Tour

Uncover historical attractions and hidden gems in Istanbul on this 5-hour privately guided shore excursion. Explore three of the city’s best off the beaten path highlights. Discover the elegant Chora Church and view its unparalleled Byzantine mosaics. Delve into the underworld of the Basilica Cistern and learn about its important history as you admire its pools and marble support pillars. Witness the lively Egyptian Bazaar and experience odiferous foods and spices as well as charming vendors.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private istanbul cruise shore excursion

Experience Istanbul's incredible scenery and rich history on this comprehensive shore excursion in Istanbul. Enjoy a day excursion exploration of some of Turkey's most noteworthy sights, including the Hagia sophia, Hippodrome, Underground Palace, Blue mosque. This Istanbul guided tour is ideal for newcomers to Turkey, photographers, families, and anyone looking for a splendid cultural experience for a valuable price.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
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Istanbul Shore Excursion from Istanbul Port

Sample Istanbul’s best bits and benefit from the undivided attention of your guide on this 4-hour private sightseeing tour – ideal for cruise visitors with just one day in port. Step off your ship and dive into the heart of historic Istanbul, as you tour the magnificent Blue Mosque, visit the UNESCO-listed Hagia Sophia and walk around the grand Hippodrome. Finish with a visit to the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you can practice haggling over everything from carpets to Turkish delights.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Istanbul Shore Excursion: Private Full-Day Jewish Heritage of Istanbul Tour

Hop off at the port and delve into a guided full-day exploration of Istanbul’s historical Jewish heritage during this private shore excursion. This tour presents the rich history and significant landmarks of Sephardic Jews (originating from Spain) who were received with open arms to Istanbul in 1492. Along your city expedition, visit old Jewish neighborhoods such as Balat, Galata Tower, and four emblematic synagogues. Plus, enjoy the Jewish Museum of History with personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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US$52.14
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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BOSPHORUS DINNER AND SHOW CRUISE WITH UNLIMITED NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

Turkish Night Show on Bosphorus by Boat. All day long you visit historical sites, Grand Bazaar, Taksim area… Now time to GIVE A BREAK FOR HISTORY. Afterwards, watch an onboard show featuring traditional Turkish music, belly dancing, folk tunes, and a DJ performance. Sample soft drinks. You can taste best traditional Turkish dinner with all charming beauty of Bosphorus while watching special Turkish Traditional Shows;
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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