Your guide will pick you up from your hotel around 08:00 to begin the day. From there, you will go to Kabatas to board the funicular through a tunnel up the hill to Taksim Square, the heart of modern Istanbul. From Taksim you will begin a tour of the modern city, strolling around the shopping and leisure district that surround Istiklal Caddessi toward the Galata District. You will ride the historic tram down Istiklal Caddessi toward Galata, Istanbul’s historic Jewish quarter. From here you will continue onward toward Galatasaray Square and St. Anthony Church, established in 1725. You will be able to see the Pera Palace Hotel, built to accommodate pampered travelers aboard the Orient Express, and then head on to Galata Mevlevihane, which is a center for whirling dervishes in Istanbul. You will conclude your tour at Galata Tower, which offers spectacular views of the city, before your guide will return you to your hotel. The tour will be approximately 5 hours long in total.
- Pick up services from Istanbul port and return.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- English speaking guide during the tour.
- Tram Tickets.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- All taxes and service charge.
- Personal spendings
Prices per Person
|2-3 Pax||4-5 Pax||6-10 Pax||11+ Pax|
|Price Per Person||$ 95||$ 60||$ 48||$ 38|
About 05 Hours
|You'll be protected up to $50,000|
Best Time to Visit Turkey
Spring and autumn are the ideal times to visit Istanbul and the inland regions. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts are typically like the Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. As you travel further east in Turkey the extremes in climate become more pronounced with very hot and dry summers reaching highs of 40°C and bitterly cold winters with heavy snowfall.
Flying to Turkey
Istanbul for comfort and quality – Turkish Airlines & Delta Airlines (Daily and Scheduled Airlines only)
09 hours 30 minutes direct from New York
10 hours direct from Washington
Standard Time = GMT+2 hours
Summer Time = GMT+3 hours
Required - obtainable an e-Visa online by your credit or debit card before you travel costs $20 or on arrival
Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip includes measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot
Most citizens of Turkey are Muslims, but Turkish society is secular and modern, so European dress styles prevail. For your holiday in Turkey, dress the same as you wear in your country