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shore excursions in Turkey

Avoid the crowd: Have a private car, a driver and an experienced highly knowledgeable English-speaking guide at your personal disposal, for a full or half day, to enjoy one of the suggested tours below - you set the pace. Alternatively, you may design a tour of your own - tailored to your own interests and preferences.

Old City Tour
old city tourThe tour begins with a visit to the Imperial Palace of Topkapi, from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years, with Treasury section included. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit the Hagia Sophia, a 5th century church, once the greatest in the entire world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque, renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. The ancient Roman Hippodrome follows, featuring the Egyptian Obelisk and other monuments. The tour ends with a final stop-off at the world famous Grand Bazaar - a shopper's paradise of over 4000 authentic shops.
Full-Day Tour
(09.30a.m - 5.00p.m) $
Half-Day option available

bosphorus tourBosphorus Tour
Begin the day amid the wafting aromas of the Spice Market before visiting the Rustempasa Mosque - the piece de la resistance of mosques, praised for its graceful design. This is followed by a boat cruise through the Bosphorus, the strait dividing the European and Asian continents, by which lunch will be served in Ortakoy, a quaint fishermen' village. In the afternoon, visit the 19th century Dolmabahce Palace, the last but most luxuriously opulent residence of the sultans.
Full-Day Tour
(09.30a.m - 4.00p.m) $

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