From: 30  instead of 33 €

Half Day Shore Excursion from Istanbul Port

Istanbul, which comes to the forefront with its historical beauties, offers countless places to see for people. If you have a short time like four hours to travel whole Istanbul, then this holiday package will provide all your needs. Upon arrival at Istanbul Cruise Port, you will meet with our team and you will start the tour for 4 hours to visit the historical peninsula of Istanbul.

Visiting Sights
  • Galata Bridge
  • Hippodrome
  • Hagia Sophia Museum
  • Blue Mosque From
  • Grand Covered Bazaar
  • Shopping Facilities
Istanbul Shore Excurions
  • Half Day
  • Private
  • Everyday
  • Any Time
  • +4 Hours
  • +

Shore Excursion in the Unique City, Istanbul

According to your cruise arrival time, our professional team will meet you at the exit of Cruise Port in Istanbul with a board your name is written on it and take you to Galata Bridge where you can take many beautiful pictures like a postcard. You will discover the three magnificent structures of Istanbul. The places you will see as follow;
The Blue Mosque; the example of classical Turkish art, Blue Mosque is the only one built with 6 minarets originally. Its location is surrounded by other important works of art that date back to the city of earlier Istanbul. The most beautiful view of the city of Istanbul is seen from the sea. In this magnificent view is the silhouette of the mosque. It is also famous with Iznik tiles.
Ancient Hippodrome; during the Byzantine period, the Hippodrome, which is located just in front of the present-day Blue Mosque, wheeler vehicles races were held. It was turning around this area called “Spina” where, Obelisks, Serpent Columns, and Millionaire monuments took place. The most important center of the city at that time was the square where many other important events such as various entertainments, coronation ceremonies, and victory regiments were held.
Hagia Sophia Museum; Hagia Sophia, considered as the first and last unique application in terms of architecture, magnificence, size, and functionality; It is a product of eastern-western synthesis, which has been inspired by the idea of the Ottoman mosques. This work is among the most important monuments of the world’s architectural history that have survived to the present day. For this reason, Hagia Sophia, along with its historical past, architecture, mosaics, and Turkish buildings, has attracted all humanity for centuries.
The Grand Bazaar stands out with its magnificence and grandness, is known as one of the most important trade centers of Istanbul, which is over 500 years old. With its content, the bazaar, which attracts the enthusiasm of shopping from all ages, also houses a rich cultural structure based on Byzantium and developed during the Ottoman era. You will admire this place.
When we complete our visit if your time permit, we will visit one of the shopping centers in the old city and you will have an opportunity to shop for unique goods.

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

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  • 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
Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday replaced with Topkapi Palace
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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