If you’ve seen the major attractions of Istanbul, this tour gives you the opportunity to see more of this magical place with a knowledgeable local guide. Visit a local village, stop for breakfast, learn a bit of history, and take in spectacular views.
What to Expect
Enjoy a really local tour of Istanbul with a guide who has an in-depth knowledge of the city. The full-day tour begins at around 08.30 with a pick up at your hotel, followed by breakfast in a small village located on the shores of the Black Sea.
Visit a 17th-century castle and enjoy the amazing views. Stop to admire the Rumeli Fortress that looks out over the Bosporus – one of the unique monuments of Istanbul.
Continue on with a drive to the Asian side of the city, where you’ll visit the Kucuksu Palace, used as a hunting lodge and summer mansion during the 18th century.
Your guide will also take you to see the Balat/Fener area, which was the center of Greek Orthodox life in the time of the Ottoman Empire.
- Hotel pick-up and transportation