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Private Tour of Istanbul
  • English English
  • 8 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Explore the vibrant city of Istanbul on a private tour and choose which landmarks, museums and neighborhoods you want to visit. Your private guide will accompany you for 8 hours.  


You choose the itinerary of this tour! At the time that best suits you, your private guide will collect you from your hotel, Istanbul Cruise Port Terminal or from the city center. From there, begin your 8-hour tour. For example, if your pick-up is at 9am, your tour guide will accompany you until 5pm.

If you are not sure what to see, your guide will recommend an itinerary considering your preferences. Our not-to-miss landmarks include Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.


You can book this tour with a private vehicle included or just a tour guide. If you prefer to book the tour without a car, which is the cheapest option, the tour is carried out by foot and public transport. If you prefer to get around by private car, the tour includes a car and professional chauffeur for the 8 hours.

Hotel pick-up

Your guide will collect you from the following areas in the center of Istanbul: Ortaköy, Beşiktaş, Gayrettepe, Mecidiyeköy, Şişli, Feriköy, Osmanbey, Harbiye, Taksim, Beyoglu, Galata, Karaköy, Şehzadebasi, Laleli, Aksaray, Beyazit, Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Eminönü, Findikzade, Fatih, Topkapi, Merter, Eyup, Samatya and Zeytinburnu.

If your hotel or apartment is not in the previously mentioned areas, the pick-up incurs a supplementary charge. When you receive your booking confirmation, the local tour provider will confirm the time and place of your pick up. If there are any last minute changes, they will notify you of this via WhatsApp. 


This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Tour with Vehicle & English-Speaking Guide
Up to 4 guests Up to 9 guests Up to 13 guests Up to 19 guests Up to 45 guests
US$ 234.20
US$ 256.30
US$ 278.30
US$ 388.60
US$ 647.70
Tour with English-Speaking Guide
Up to 4 guests Up to 9 guests Up to 13 guests Up to 19 guests Up to 45 guests
US$ 124.50
US$ 146
US$ 168.10
US$ 190.10
US$ 256.30

Tour with Vehicle & English-Speaking Guide

  • Up to 4 guests

    US$ 234.2
  • Up to 9 guests

    US$ 256.3
  • Up to 13 guests

    US$ 278.3
  • Up to 19 guests

    US$ 388.6
  • Up to 45 guests

    US$ 647.7

Tour with English-Speaking Guide

  • Up to 4 guests

    US$ 124.5
  • Up to 9 guests

    US$ 146
  • Up to 13 guests

    US$ 168.1
  • Up to 19 guests

    US$ 190.1
  • Up to 45 guests

    US$ 256.3

More Information


8 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up (or from your cruise ship or from where you want.

English speaking guide.

Tour of any landmarks or areas you want.

Drop off at your hotel, cruise ship or anywhere in the city center.

Transportation by private vehicle with air conditioning

Not included

Entrance to the museums and monuments.

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we take the private tour leaving after 9:30 am?

    A - Due to time restrictions this is not possible.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 124.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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