From: 30  33 €

Half Day Shore Excursion from Istanbul Port

If you have a short stopover in Istanbul Cruise Port, we are glad to announce that we have great half day tour from Cruise Port in Istanbul to explore most important sights such as Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace. To make a tour in Istanbul, you will be amazed when you see the unique architectural structures.

Visiting Sights
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Hippodrome
  • Drive over Golden Horn Bridge
  • Blue Mosque From
  • Grand Covered Bazaar
Istanbul Shore Excursion
  • Half Day
  • Private
  • Everyday
  • Any Time
  • +4 Hours
  • +

Istanbul Shore Trip to Ottoman Structures, Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palace

According to your cruise arrival time, your tour guide will meet with you at the exit of the Istanbul cruise port for a half day like 4 hours visit. When you get out from the port look for your name sign. After meeting with your professional tour guide the first place you will see the Blue Mosque whose decoration with Iznik tiles remarks as the most remarkable feature of art in terms of art and architecture. The Blue Mosque, decorated with blue, green and white coloured Iznik tiles, has become more than just a place of worship, thanks to the use of traditional plant motifs in yellow and blue tones in the ornaments that it will attract you.
Then, the next stop is the Topkapı Palace which is the residence of the Ottoman sultans and the center of the administration and education of the state. In the palace built between the years of 1460-1478 by Sultan II Mehmed and some of the buildings were made over time, the Ottoman sultans and the people of palace lived until the mid-19th century. The relics you will explore in there is so beautiful, that’s why you will want to see one more time.
At the end of the tour, you will get a chance to enjoy in Grand Bazaar with a magical atmosphere will be waiting for you to discover all the beauties with four thousand vendors that the bazaar carries products from all over the world. Also, you will have an opportunity for shopping in the Bazaar or out of the bazaar.

According to your Cruise Ship departure time, you will be driven back to Istanbul Cruise Port.

  • Pick up and drop off from Istanbul Cruise Port
  • English Speaking Licenced Tour guide
  • Entrance Fee to the mentioned sights
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Vehicles
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any Meals and Drinks
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotel is not central

Closed Days
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday replaced with Hagia Sophia Museum
Grand Bazaar Closed on Sundays

Is there any risk to miss my cruise ship If I do not book with cruise line company?

No. The shore excursion will be private that means you will be able to determine the time. We guaranteed to take you back to the cruise ship on time according to your departure time. In case any traffic jam on the way, we will find a different way to take you back.

Are you a legal tour operator for organizing Day Tours from Cruise Port?

Yes, we are legal. We have registered tour company licensed by TURSAB (Associaton of Turkish Travel Agency) License Number: 6250 named Travel Bazaar.

How do I get my confirmation voucher?

When you book it online, We wil send your confirmation voucher in 48 hours after your booking and receiving your payment with the full instruction of the tour and pickups.

When do I have to pay?

You have to pay your tour at the time of booking. You should book your tour as early as possible because on tour date there will be many guests who will travel and book the tour from Cruise Port. That’s why it is very difficult to arrange a guide and driver because of the crowd.

Which currency do you charge?

We charge Euro or USD according to your preference.

How close to departure dates I book the shore excursion?

You can book even a day before but we do not guarantee for availability. Before you book it, please contact us via Whatsapp or by e-mail to check availability.

How much should we tip to guide and driver?

There is no any obligation to tip but it is a good way to show your thanks to guide and driver and there is no any certain minimum or maximum limit. All depends on how much you like the service.

Is it possible to cancel my reservation?

Yes, it is possible. If you cancel your reservation before 2 weeks of departure date there will be only %10 administrative fee of the total amount. If you book it within 2 weeks of departure dates, the full amount will be charged.

Do you have child reduction?

Yes, we have child reduction. When you are booking online the price shown if you insert the child number.

Can we choose stating time for the tour from Cruise Port?

Yes, you can choose because all of our tour from Cruise Ports are on a private basis. In this way, you are able to determine the time.

How do I meet with our guide and driver when we arrive in port?

Once you arrive in Cruise Port, your professional tour guide will wait at the exit of cruise port with a sign your name is written on it. When you meet with your guide, you will exit the port to the road and then you will meet with your driver as well to start the tour.


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