Istanbul Day Tours

Book Istanbul Day Trips & Tours to discover one of the most vibrant cities in the world. MarmarisIstanbulBodrumEphesusKusadasiCappadociaIzmir and Antalya. You will have the chance to experience a thriving modern metropolis with a rich and diverse history.

13 Tours
from $80
08:00 Hours
Group Tour
Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Spend Istanbul City Tour visiting famous sites with Memphis Tours. Your guide will pick up from your hotel and taking you to all of the most exciting sites in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet area. After a 6 hour tour, you will be returned to your hotel.

from $358
17:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Enjoy Cappadocia from Istanbul Day Trip. You will explore the Devrent imagination, Fairy chimneys, Avanos, Uchisar rock-castle, Esentepe and Goreme open air museum. Domestic fligt and lunch will be included.

from $475
2 Days
Group Tour
Everyday

Spend 2 Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Flight, one of the most amazing cities of Turkey visiting all of Cappadocia city. Let's enjoy our attractive 2 days tour in Cappadocia with Memphis Tours and enjoy also best price and service.

from $50
04:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

In a half-day tour you will enjoy Bosphorus Boat Tour from Istanbul. Visit Spice Bazaar, Golden Horn and Rumeli Fortress. Easy online booking with great price!

from $55
04:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Enjoy Istanbul Half Day Tour of the most famous sights of Istanbul’s old city, Sultanahmet. See the splendor of the height of classical Ottoman power in the Blue mosque. Visit Hagia Sophia Museum, The Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.

from $88
08:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Princess Island Tour, you will cruise in the Marmara Sea by old style public boat. Stop at Büyükada, the popular summer resort with pinewood scenery and wooden mansions. Tour the island by horse-drawn carriages. Lunch incuded.

from $70
03:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Enjoy an evening of delicious Turkish food and culture with our Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show. You will be taken from your hotel for dinner and a show that includes belly dancing, as well a Turkish music and songs. Afterward, your guide will return you to your hotel.

from $338
14:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Try an interesting Ephesus tour by flight you will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus, where you will explore some of the best preserved theatres, fountains and buildings in the world and House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her last days.

from $160
17 hours
GroupTour
Everyday

Experince Istanbul Troy Day Trip visiting  which is famous with the legendary Trojan Horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, the Queen of Sparta With Memphis Tours.

from $80

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 AM to enjoy a Bosphorus and Asia City Tour, Start with a visit to Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here ıs filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
Boat Trip on The Bosphorus an amazing cruise between the two continents, Europe and Asia, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress.

The Rumeli Fortress (From The Sea) (No Interior Visit)
İstanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conqueror took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.

Bosporus Bridge Unique chance to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe)
Beylerbeyi PalaceThe summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian Side.
Çamlica Hill one of the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it, you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, the landscape in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria.

from $135
16:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Fully guided Gallipoli Tour from Istanbul including ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly trenches and tunnels, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial.

from $338
Around 14 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Enjoy Pamukkale Day Tour and visit Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. Domitian Gate, Colannaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale.

from $135
12:00 Hours
Group Tour
Everyday

Enjoy your day tour exploring Green Bursa Tour Istanbul. Travel by ferry-boat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view and climb to Uludag Mountain by Cable Car to visit Ulucami, Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar and Inkaya Plane Tree.

FAQs
Why book with Memphis Tours?
We have been in the business since 1955 and pride ourselves on using this experience to create consistently high quality, personalized tour experiences.
Is there a special rate for private groups booking with Memphis Tours?
Yes, Memphis Tours does provide a discount for private trips booked with large groups.
How much will I have to pay as a deposit?
The deposit required will be 25% of the total price of the tour, except during peak travel times around Christmas and New Years, when the deposit will be 50% of the total price.
Is there any surcharge on transactions completed using a debit or credit card?
Memphis Tours does not charge any additional fees or surcharges on any debit or credit card transactions. We accept Visa and MasterCard.
How can I obtain my visa to visit Turkey?
Visitors can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and start to explore the unique nature of Turkey the minute they arrive in Turkey. Tourists can obtain an electronic visa (e-Visa) via online application provided that they have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. Tourists can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty as they like unless their visit exceeds 90 days.
Can I extend the period of my tourist visa beyond its expiration?
Tourists who wish to stay on for a longer period than stated on their visa can apply for a tourist residence permit for a stay of up to 9 months. For further information or to make an application, you should contact the local/Main Police station near your area where you residing during your stay
Can I combine my visit to Turkey with another country?
Tourists visiting Turkey sometimes visit other countries in the Middle East or North Africa in the same trip. Memphis Tours offers tourism services in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Dubai and Oman which you can research on our website.
Is Turkey safe to visit?
Tourists have been visiting Turkey for years and Turkish people have well-earned reputation for warmth and kindness toward visitors. Turkish cities are generally very safe, especially in area where tourists frequent. Turkey is very well secured, Police in every location, there is so many checking points, this is what makes Turkey safe and 100% secured to make sure everybody are safe and comfortable in Turkey.
Is Turkey considered a safe destination in comparison to other countries in the world?
Turkey generally has a very low crime rate. Travelers will be safe in Turkey if they take sensible precautions that would apply to any tourist destination around the world.
Do Turkish speak languages other than Turkish?
English is the most spoken foreign language everywhere in Turkey. You should have no problem meeting people who can speak English and help you get around in all the big cities, shopping malls, restaurants and holiday resorts. Fewer Turkish can speak Italian, Spanish, and German; however, professionals in the tourism sector are accustomed to visitors who cannot speak Turkish. They speak enough English and many other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.
Do I have to learn Turkish in order to enjoy my visit to Turkey?
It is always good to learn a few Turkish words to expressing greetings or thanks. If you are planning to visit some places other than popular tourist destinations, it is advisable to learn some Turkish phrases. Generally, Turkish are friendly and are happy to help anyone, especially foreigners and tourists, even if there is a language barrier.
Is it allowed for non-Muslims to enter historical mosques in Turkey?
Non-Muslims are generally welcome to visit mosques in Turkey. Tourists are more than welcome to visit most mosques at anytime expect when they are being used for prayer, on Friday and during the five prayers of the day.
Is there any special dress code to be followed during visiting a mosque in Turkey?
There aren’t really special clothes to be put on while visiting a mosque in Turkey; however, modest dress would be highly recommended and in some mosques. It`s better for women to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.
Are there certain vaccinations to be taken before traveling to Turkey?
There are no obligatory vaccinations that should be taken before being granted with the visa of Turkey.
What is the official currency in Turkey?
The official currency of the Republic of Turkey is Turkish lira. The Turkish Lira is divided into sub-units called kuruş. Paper currency comes in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 TL money notes and metal currency comes in 5, 10, 25, and 50 kuruş and 1 Lira
Will I be able to exchange Dollars, Euros, or other currencies in Turkey?
U.S. Dollar and Euro are widely accepted by large shopping centers, hotels and restaurants at rates that are relatively close to the official ones. Makes sure you know the current exchange rate of dollars or Euros to Turkish Lira (TL).
Is it a common practice to give tips in Turkey?
Many people in the tourism sector depend on tips, as a major part of their income. Therefore, tipping is considered customary in Turkey. It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.

Tips
  • The currency of Turkey is the Liera. The value of the dinar is effectively fixed at the rate of .19 Li to 1 USD, Credit cards are widely used in Turkey.
  • Service charges that have been included on your bill go to the restaurant, not the waiter. Be sure to tip the servers 10% in addition by handing it to them directly.
  • Turkish is the official language, English is widely used as second language.
  • Pastırmalı Kuru Fasulye (white kidney bean with pastirma)
  • Haşlama (boiled lamb with vegetables and lemon juice)
  • Kuzu Kapama (spring lamb stewed).
  • Kuzu Güveç (lamb cooked in casserole)
Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi museum.
  • Admire the beautiness of Grand and Spice Bazaar in Istanbul.
  • See the beautiful architecture of the Halicarnassus of Turkey.
  • Istanbul Galata Mawlawi House.
  • Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.
  • Istanbul Museum of Modern Art.
  • Rahmi Koc Museum Turkey.
  • Visit Ahmed Mosque ( blue mosque)
  • Take a hot air balloon ride
  • Miniaturk of Turkey.
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