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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Istanbul Tour

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Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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Istanbul: Original Whirling Dervish Ceremony

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As a cultural practice honored by the UNESCO Heritage of Humanity designation, the Mevlevi Semah ceremony offers a transfixing, centuries-old cultural experience. Don't miss this singular dance form with a whirling dervish show in the heart of Istanbul. Just sit down for your experience to watch the Sufi dancers spin and rotate in twisting movements, enjoy the accompanying music, and encounter one of the most popular and beautiful experiences in Turkey.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.24
$22.49
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$20.24
$22.49
$2.25 savings

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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Uncover the sacred practice of the mystical Sufis at an authentic Mevlevi Sema Ceremony held at Istanbul’s Hodjapasha, and witness the 800-year-old tradition that has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Be mesmerized by the bizarre yet beautiful sight of the Whirling Dervishes as they perform their unique spiritual rituals during an hour-long show, including a live orchestra and 360-video projections.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha

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Prepare for an evening of non-stop entertainment with an exciting 75-minute Rhythm of the Dance show at the legendary Hodjapasha in Istanbul. Feel the electric rhythms of Turkey as you enjoy shimmying belly dancers, energetic folklore dances and dazzling costumes, accompanied by live music and 360-degree video projections.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.70
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$57.70

Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

Turkish Bath Package in Istanbul at Aga Hamami

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Experience a traditional Turkish bath at a hamam in Istanbul — a must-do activity when visiting Turkey. Choose from three options: the standard, massage, or full package. The full package includes the exfoliating full-body scrub and foam bath, a 20-minute oil massage, and a face mask, and lasts about two hours. Towels, slippers, and tea are provided.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.31
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$32.31

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

Skip The Line: ISTANBUL PRIVATE TOUR

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Tick through Istanbul’s highlights without hassles or getting lost, and with a guide to reveal their history on this tour. Admire and hear tales of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome that you’d probably miss alone, and clearly hear the guide’s commentary.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia VIP Priority Entry, Highlights Tour and Audio Guide App

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Arguably the most popular historical attraction in the city, you can spend upwards of an hour waiting outside the Hagia Sophia to purchase your ticket. Make the most of your limited time in Istanbul with skip-the-line admission. Come to the museum at your chosen time and get essential information from a guide. Then you’re free to zoom past the long queue and discover the impressive building independently.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.31
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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Istanbul is a city set on the water and to fully experience its beauty and diversity you need to get out onto the Bosphorus Strait. On this ninety-minute cruise you’ll see both the European and Asian halves of Istanbul, enjoy views of many picturesque mosques and palaces, and learn more about Istanbul’s centuries-long history through an audio guide app available in ten languages.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.54
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$11.54

Skip The Line:1 or 2 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

Skip The Line:1 or 2 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

Istanbul New Airport Private Transfer

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Treat yourself to a stress-free arrival or departure in Istanbul during this private, one-way car service between the airport and your hotel accommodation. Travel comfortably in a WIFI-equipped, climate-controlled minivan with driver, with complimentary bottled water. Private rides include wait time for flight delays or traffic at no additional cost.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.54
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$41.54
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Orient House Dinner Cruise Istanbul

Orient House Dinner Cruise Istanbul

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Experience the majesty of Istanbul at night on an atmospheric 4-hour cruise along the iconic Bosphorus Strait. Gaze at panoramic vistas of the famous waterway as you gently cruise past glittering silhouettes of famous monuments like the Blue Mosque and Lender’s Tower. Pleasure your palate with a selection of Turkish specialties served onboard, feasting upon grilled meat and flavorsome mezze items. Indulge in unlimited onboard drinks as you become mesmerized by the enchanting moves of a Turkish belly dancer and a traditional folkloric show.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.16
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$46.16

Dinner Night Cruise in Bosphorus with Turkish Show

Dinner Night Cruise in Bosphorus with Turkish Show

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Admire the talent of traditional dancers, singers, and belly dancers in the evening tour in Istanbul by cruise with dinner and floorshow. Relax in the comfort on wrap-around lounge seating, indoors and outdoors. Eat and drink alfresco, dining in Istanbul at a large table on the lower deck, or go upstairs to the fly-bridge lounge for 360-degree sea views. Admire the talent of traditional dancers, singers, and belly dancers...
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.07
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$53.07

2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul with Cave Hotel & Balloon Ride

2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul with Cave Hotel & Balloon Ride

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While you’re in Istanbul, grab the opportunity to discover the wonders of Cappadocia on a 2-day small-group tour, including return flights. Avoid the headache of organizing an independent trip and focus on the sights knowing your transport, hotels and schedules for each day are pre-planned. Experience highlights including the Derwent Valley, Goreme and an underground city on two full-day tours, and combine them with cave hotel accommodation and a sunrise balloon ride—two further must-dos for Cappadocia visitors.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,075.51
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$1,075.51

Bosphorus Dinner / Lunch Cruise - Private & Customizable

Bosphorus Dinner / Lunch Cruise - Private & Customizable

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Enjoy beauties of Istanbul on a private luxurious yacht while having your dinner serviced by a professional crew. Do not miss your chance for sightseeing and/or swimming and relaxing while peacefully enjoying your day at Lotus Yacht. Why choose us? - Talented crew, Basak and Anil, who traveled around the world and speak very good English - Only private tour for you and your loved ones - Complementary delicious Turkish kebap or seasonal fish or vegaterian - Customization for your taste - Order additional drinks on board - High standarts for safety and hygiene Things to do: - 2 hour tour to Ortakoy (best for romance) - 3 hour tour to Maiden's Tower (best for history) All our tours start and end in Bebek, Beşiktaş, Istanbul. Please inform us about your dinner preference (fish, kebap or vegaterian) Contact us to customize your tour (birthday cake, flower bouquet, 4-5 hour options, live music, decoration, pick up/drop off from another location etc.)
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$149.00
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$149.00
Price varies by group size

Istanbul New Year Party on The Bosphorus

Istanbul New Year Party on The Bosphorus

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with an unforgettable cruise on the Bosphorus, and experience Istanbul at its most romantic. Kick off the night with a cocktail, then dance on deck as you enjoy stunning views of the palaces, bridges and mansions that line the water’s edge. Watch performances by traditional dancers and relax over a sumptuous buffet dinner and unlimited drinks. See the stars come out over the city, then enjoy front row seats for a remarkable midnight firework display that’s truly a once in a lifetime experience.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.10
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$173.10

Swim/Explore Bosphorus by Private Luxury Yacht / Princes' Island or Bosphorus

Swim/Explore Bosphorus by Private Luxury Yacht / Princes' Island or Bosphorus

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Chill and relax in one of the most naturally rich bays in Istanbul. Do not miss the chance to get tan while peacefully enjoying your day at Lotus Yacht. 1st option: Swimming tour to Beykoz * Closes point to starting point. It takes 1 hour to arrive there. You are going to have more time to enjoy swimming. 2nd option: Swimming tour to Poyrazkoy * At the beginning of Bosphorus, best place for swimming. 3rd option: Swimming tour to Princes' Islands * Far from city center, the islands are beautiful to see from the sea. You can have a lunch at one of the local restaurants here. Arriving there takes approximately 2.5 hours. Please select one of the option while booking. The prices vary based on the option. Why choose us? - Talented crew, Basak and Anil, who traveled around the world and speak very good English - Only private tour for you and your loved ones - Complementary delicious snacks - Customization for your taste - Order additional drinks on board Contact us to customize your tour.
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  • 8 hours
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$616.44
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$616.44
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All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show in Istanbul

All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show in Istanbul

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Cruise between two continents during this entertainment-filled, evening boat ride along the Bosphorus. Drift by Istanbul’s top sights as you dine on a tasty mezze spread, getting a front-row peek at iconic monuments like Dolmabahce Palace, the Spice Market, the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia. Half-day dinner tours include a folk and belly dancing program.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00

Private Proposal Tour in Bosphorus

Private Proposal Tour in Bosphorus

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Bosphorus is one of the most romantic places in the world to propose to your partner. With our professional team, we will make sure that everything will go smoothly and you will have an unforgettable night. You will enjoy the breathtaking views of the Bosphorus, see important works of architecture such as The Bosphorus Bridge, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Maiden Tower and many more castles, palaces, mosques and pavillons on both sides of The Bosphorus. And you will know when it's the right time for the most important question of your life. Even though most of our guests join this tour as a couple, you can bring your family and friends as well (up to 10 people).
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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$490.44
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Go Out in Style on This Bachelorette or ‘Hen’ Weekend in Istanbul

Go Out in Style on This Bachelorette or ‘Hen’ Weekend in Istanbul

If your wedding is the most important day of your life, we think that your bachelorette or hen party should be equally unforgettable on this fantastic Istanbul Tour.
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  • 4 days
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$1,581.73
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$1,581.73
Price varies by group size

Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer Tour in Istanbul

Personal Travel and Vacation Photographer Tour in Istanbul

Forget the hassle of posing for the perfect holiday snap and dedicate your time to exploration on a private tour of the city that includes a personal photographer. With your local guide, come up with a personalized sightseeing itinerary to suit your interests, then wander the streets for an immersive experience, and leave with a collection of memorable snaps to show family and friends back home.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.20
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$227.20
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Private Istanbul Photography Tour

Private Istanbul Photography Tour

Best of Istanbul Tour from the most experienced vacation photographer. Formal Istanbul Life Magazine Photographer. Both landmarks and hidden places. You will be in safe and best hands during your tour. I am an award winner photographer. In the top 25 List of Fearless Photographers, top 30 in Mywed and Wedding Photojournalist Association. And Best in Turkey according to Mywed, ISPWP, FearlessPhotographers and WPJI.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.00
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$275.00

Private Tour: Cappadocia 2 Days

Private Tour: Cappadocia 2 Days

THIS PRIVATE CAPPADOCIA TOUR IS FOR ONES WHO WANTS TO DISCOVER CAPPADOCIA STRESS FREE IN TWO DAYS. Get a luxury minivan with driver, also a private guide. Either draw your own itinerary before arrival or decide when you meet with our guide. Here below are some places you can add as your visiting places, don't worry if the place you want to visit is not in this list, you can add or remove any place. Underground Cities, Open Air Museum, Monks Valley, Devrent Valley, Pottery Shop Avanos, Ürgüp, Love Valley, Rose Valley, Pigeon Valley, Çavuşin, Fortress: Ortahisar and Uçhisar, Ihlara Valley, Zelve Museum, Soganli Valley, Mustafapasa. There are many places to discover in Cappadocia, dont limit yourself by not booking this private cappadocia tour! The standart package includes round trip private Cappadocia airport transfers, and 2 days fully customizable private tours in Cappadocia. You can choose other tour options for adding hot air balloon tour or flight travel from Istanbul as well.
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  • 2 days
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$292.31
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$292.31
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Romantic tour in Istanbul

Romantic tour in Istanbul

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Where is the beautiful Camlica Hill viewpoint? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Why is Beyoglu-Tunnel romantic? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the romantic legends of the city * You will visit the charming places
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  • 2 hours
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$491.13
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