Istanbul Classic tour
Drive to the heart of the Old City- the Sultanahmet Square. After a short walk around the Hippodrome, the civic centre and the chariot races arena during the East Roman Period, a visit will be to the Blue Mosque, one of the master pieces of the Ottoman architecture. Next visit will be to Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest master pieces of architecture in the world, first built in 6th Century. Last visit goes for shopping possibilities to the famous Grand Covered Bazaar with about 4,000 shops and tiny cafés, believed to be the largest number under one roof anywhere in the world.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point Pick up from the hotels.
Start or opening time 08:00-08:30
End or closing time 13:00 / 13:30 hrs.
Maximum number Unlimited
Minimum number 1 person.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? No
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? With guide.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Operating in English,Spanish,German and French. Please specify the language that you prefer in the remark part of booking. All bookings where the language is not specified will be operated in English
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? English, Spanish, German, French.
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? No
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Yes. Grand Bazaar or up to the guest special wish-max.1 hour.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? During the shopping: creedit cards accepted: Visa and Master
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? No
List the shopping venues included Carpet or Jewellery or Leather Shop.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? No
List items not included and their renting cost at the venue No
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Just money for their own like for drinks.
List the specific clothing required Confortable shoes and clothing up to the weather.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No-As half day tour.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? No
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? There is no picnic area.
Is there a snack included? No
If not included, is there any place to get a snack? Yes, there are little snack stops.
Are drinks included? Yes at the snack stops guests can buy drinks as well.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes
How many drinks per person are allowed? Unlimited. Its up to the guests.
What type of alcoholic beverages are available and at what price? Under personal expenses-guests can request beer or wine.
List all venues where restrooms are available At the Grand Bazaar.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? No
What is the fitness level required? Normal and being able to walk.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Sometimes yes.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? No
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Some of them uneven and stairs.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No photo/ video camera allowed at the museums.
Which currencies are accepted? Euro, Dollars and Pounds.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) None
Which is the minimum/maximum height to participate? None
Which is the minimum/maximum weight to participate? None
Is a waiver required for participation? No
Others Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sundays.Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays (replaced with Basilica Cistern). No transfer back to hotels , last stop Grand Bazaar.
Pick-up point At Hotel.
Pick-up time 08:00-08:30
Length of route (hours & minutes) 4 hours.
Age of vehicle 0-5 years.
Type of vehicle used It can be minibus and coach.
Does the vehicle have air conditioning? Yes
Can the vehicle be contacted (by mobile or radio)? Yes
Is spare transportation available in case of a breakdown? Yes, a new one can be called and arranged.
Are toilets available? No