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.
Private Tour of Istanbul
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.
Pick up service
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 located in the previously mentioned areas, you'll be contacted the day before your tour and informed of a location where you should meet your guide.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
Tour with Vehicle & English-Speaking Guide
Up to 4 guestsUS$ 229.50
Up to 9 guestsUS$ 251.10
Up to 13 guestsUS$ 272.70
Up to 19 guestsUS$ 380.70
Up to 45 guestsUS$ 634.60
Tour with English-Speaking Guide
Up to 4 guestsUS$ 122
Up to 9 guestsUS$ 143.10
Up to 13 guestsUS$ 164.70
Up to 19 guestsUS$ 186.30
Up to 45 guestsUS$ 251.10
The tour is exclusively in English.
Pick up and drop off at hotel, cruise ship or other preferred location in city centre.
English speaking guide.
Transport by private vehicle (optional).
Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.
Entrance to the museums and monuments.
Food and drinks.
Public transport tickets.
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.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).