Oldcity Sultanahmet Highlights – Byzantium & Ottoman Relics

This is a full day walking city tour starting from your hotel. Your tour guide will pick you from your hotel any time you want and s/he will be at your service and guide you during the day for about 8-9 hours. At the start, your private licenced tour guide (in your mother tongue) will come and collect you from your hotel, ideally in the morning time after breakfast, and drive/walk you to downtown Sultanahmet. If your hotel is in Sultanahmet area, no car will be needed.

But if your hotel is away from Sultanahmet, we will also arrange VIP Vito with a driver, back and forth.

The guide will tell you all the history and importance of the monuments in detail. Having a private tour guide comes in handy. For example, you will realize in situ that in front of every major museum, there are long queues. But, there is no need to panic; when you are under the umbrella of your private tour guide, you do not have to wait in long queues. You will forge ahead hassle-free and the guide will get you in rapidly. That will save you a lot of time. Licenced guides and his/her people in the company are allowed to get into museums without waiting in long queues.

During the tour, it is suggested that you shall visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Obelisks, Cistern Basilica, Topkapı Palace, and Grand Bazaar. There will be a lunch break any time you want. You will also be given free time at Grand Bazaar for shopping. Your guide will help you with some bargaining games which are part of the shopping in Turkey. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Altogether, this will be a cultural tour of “Sultanahmet Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. You will be mesmerized by the grandeur of those empires that left their traces in İstanbul. At the end of the tour, you will have a great collection of pictures and videos. Having your own private tour guide in your own language will make all the difference. Since it is a private tour, you set your own agenda, you can start from whichever monument you want! 

Full Day Tour Guide

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Tour Includes

  • Private Tour

  • Professional Local Guide

  • Museum Entrance Privilige


Tour Excludes

  • Entrance Fees

  • Transportation (It can be arranged on request)

  • Food & Beverages

  • Tips for the Guide & Driver


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