Byzantine Relics Tour Book Now

Duration: 4 Type: halfday Price: EUR 30

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel around 08:30 We will start with Roman Hippodrome (the site of ancient races, games and riots). It was also used for similar purposes during the Ottoman Era. Today, you can observe some of the historic monuments at site including Serpentine Column, Egyptian Obelisk and German Fountain). After that we will continue with Blue Mosque. Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a unique example of Ottoman architecture. The inside walls of the Mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish Tiles. Million Stone (an ancient monument partially remained today. It is situated right at the centre of the city to show the directions to East and West.And then continue to St.Sophia Museum (Holy Wisdom Church built on 537 as the Cathedral of East Roman Empire. Today, it is a museum where the remains belonging to Christianity and Islam are visible together. It is currently listed on World Heritage Sites List. The tour ends with a visit to Grand Bazaar. (One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The tour finishes at around 12:30 with a drop off to your hotel.

The price is 30 EUR per person for cash payments, including the entrance fees to the sites visited, guidance in English and round trip hotel transfers.

**Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and Eid Holidays.--Replaced with Handcraft Store
**Blue Mosque is closed for Friday Pray and will be no replacement
**St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays
** Please note that there might be an extra fee for the hotels beyond central locations. The extra fee will be informed in advance.
**In case of low number of attendants ,we might run the tour through the our partner agency (another local supplier)
**For credit card payments, an extra 8% surcharge will be applied

Ottoman Relics Tour Book Now

Duration: 4 Type: halfday Price: EUR 30

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel 13:00. You will visit Topkapi Palace (former residance of Ottoman Sultans and today is a museum including the sections of Treasury, Sacred Relics, Sultan Pavilions and Harem), after that you will visit Sultan Tombs of 17th and 18th centuries. The tour finishes at around 17:30 witha drop off to your hotel.

The price is 30 EUR per person for cash payments, including the entrance fees to the sites visited (except Harem - 20 TL extra self-payment), guidance in English and return hotel transfers.

**Sultan Tombs are closed on Mondays and replaced with Litle Hagia Sophia
**Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays tour will not run
** Please note that there might be an extra fee for the hotels beyond central locations. The extra fee will be informed in advance.
**In case of low number of attendants ,we might run the tour through the our partner agency (another local supplier)
**For credit card payments, an extra 8% surcharge will be applied

Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour Book Now

Duration: 8 hours Type: fullday Price: EUR 70

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel (Old City and Taksim areas provided with complimentary pick-up service) at around 08:30 and finishes at around 12:30. We will start with Roman Hippodrome (the site of ancient races, games and riots). It was also used for similar purposes during the Ottoman Era. Today, you can observe some of the historic monuments at site including Serpentine Column, Egyptian Obelisk and German Fountain). After that we will continue with Blue Mosque. Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a unique example of Ottoman architecture. The inside walls of the Mosque are decorated with beautiful Turkish Tiles. Million Stone (an ancient monument partially remained today. It is situated right at the centre of the city to show the directions to East and West.And then continue to St.Sophia Museum (Holy Wisdom Church built on 537 as the Cathedral of East Roman Empire. Today, it is a museum where the remains belonging to Christianity and Islam are visible together. It is currently listed on World Heritage Sites List. The tour ends with a visit to Grand Bazaar. (One of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. You will have the set menu lunch including local food which is included in the tour price. (Drinks are self payment) In the afternoon, you will visit Topkapi Palace (former residance of Ottoman Sultans and today is a museum including the sections of Treasury, Sacred Relics, Sultan Pavilions and Harem), after that you will visit Sultan Tombs of 17th and 18th centuries. The tour finishes at around 17:30 witha drop off to your hotel.
The price is 60 EUR per person for cash payments, including the entrance fees to the sites visited (except Harem - 20 TL extra self-payment), guidance in English and complimentary hotel pick-up.
**Sultan Tombs are closed on Mondays and replaced with Litle Hagia Sophia
**Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays tour will not run
**Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and Eid Holidays.--Replaced with Handcraft Store
**Blue Mosque is closed for Friday Pray and will be no replacement
**St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays
** Please note that there might be an extra fee for the hotels beyond central locations. The extra fee will be informed in advance.
**In case of low number of attendants ,we might run the tour through the our partner agency (another local supplier)
The price is 60 EUR per person for cash payments, including entrance fees to the sites visited (except Harem section), guidance in English,lunch and return hotel transfers.
**For credit card payments, an extra 8% surcharge will be applied.

Morning Bosphorus Cruise Book Now

Duration: 4 hours Type: halfday Price: EUR 30

You will be picked up at around 08:30, and the tour starts with Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar). This area is one of the most crowded sites of Eminonu since there are many shops selling cheese, olives, eggs, meat products, dried fruits and peddlers everywhere. You can have a short stop on your way to drink a glass of “Tursu Suyu – Pickle Juice”. There is Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the famous Turkish coffee store at the end of the street. This is an excellent place to buy Turkish coffee in the city. Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar) is one of the most colorful sites in the city. Once, the Bazaar was the last stop of the Silk Road from where all the commodities carried on camels from India and Far East was delivered to Europe with ships. Today, it is still very popular among the locals who want to buy spices, sweets, cheese and dried fruits. There are also shops selling souvenirs and jewellery. When you come out of the Spice Market, you will see Yeni Cami (also called The New Mosque or the actual name Valide Sultan Mosque) constructed in 1665. There are bird seeders in front of Mosque and the people sitting on the marble stairs viewing the Golden Horn bridge. Later, you will embark the boat for Bosporus Tour. This a large, safe and comfortable public boat with open and covered areas convenient for any weather conditions. You may buy snacks and drinks in the boat. The cruise takes about 1,5 hours and you will see Ciragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Bosporus Bridges, Maiden’s Tower and fabulous Ottoman Yalis (sea-side Mansions) during your tour. Your guide will be with you on the boat to give you information about the places you see on the tour. The tour ends with free time in Eminonu at around at 12:30

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Book Now

Duration: 4 hours Type: halfday Price: EUR 30

You will be picked up from your hotel at around 13:00-13:30, and you will first drive by Golden Horn shores viewing the City Walls, dating back to the Byzantine Era. Then you will reach Eyup area, where you will take a short cable-car ride up to Pierre Loti Hill, where you can get one of the most magnificent views of Istanbul and Golden Horn. Pierre Loti Hill, is named after French author Pierre Loti (Louis Marie Julien Viaud) who fell in love with Istanbul at first sight, and frequented in the area a lot. After a short stop at the hill, you will get on the vehicle and drive to Eminonu, where you will get on the boat for a 2-hour Bosphorus Cruise. You will see the most impressive sights along the shores of the Bosphorus including Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Maiden´s Tower, Bosphorus bridges, Rumeli and Anadolu fortresses and Ottoman Residences. After the cruise, you will be dropped off back at your hotel at around 17:00.

Daily Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul Book Now

Duration: 16 hours Type: fullday Price: EUR 325

Daily tour to Cappadocia from//to Istanbul in same day.You will be picked up from your hotel at 05:00 to be transferred to Ataturk Airport to take 06:30 flight to Kayseri. Upon your arrival at Kayseri Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to Cappadocia to meet your guide and the rest of the group. You will start the day visiting Devrent Valley, also known as "Imagination Valley", this is the most surreal-looking landscape. Your next stop will be Pashabagi called also the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity, it´s possible to see all the stages in the formation of fairy chimneys at this spot. Proceed to Avanos (Vanessa) the pottery center of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak/Red River. The river gets its name from the red clay it deposits. You can watch the potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations. Lunch. Continue to Goreme Open Air Museum. The world´s most important Byzantine cave churches are found in these once remote valleys where monks and nuns pursued monastic life from the 3rd century on. Here you can see the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and frescos from the Iconoclastic period through to the end of Seljuk rule. Icons with scenes from the Old Testament and the New Testament above portraits of Church Fathers and saints depict the structure of the Byzantine universe. Panoramic view point Esentepe. With a spectacular view over Goreme from Esentepe see the complete view of Goreme valley and Goreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses. After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri Airport to take 19:20 flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Sultanahmet

Daily Ephesus Tour from Istanbul Book Now

Duration: 15 hours Type: fullday Price: EUR 220

Daily Ephesus Tour. Ephesus Tour from Istanbul to Istanbul in same day.You will be picked up from your hotel in Sultanahmet at 05:15 to be transferred to Ataturk Airport to take 07:30 flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to Ephesus to meet with your guide and the rest of the group for full-day Ephesus Ancient City Tour. You will visit to EPHESUS which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. Ephesus is probably the best combination of Greek, Roman and Byzantine civilisations. You will visit the Fountains of Trajan, Polio, the Temples of Hadrian and Domition, the Library of Celcius, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre with a capacity of 24.000 spectators. After lunch, you will drive to Temple of Artemis (Diana), than drive to the House of the Virgin Mary. After the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir Airport to take 19:30 flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Sultanahmet