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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace provided by Neon Tours

Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Blue Mosque
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Kapali Carsi
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hagia Sophia Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Topkapi Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Basilica Cistern
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica Cistern
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance to Harem Section in the Topkapi Palace
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
  • Customers booking this tour for shore excursions will not have time to visit the Basilica Cistern, due to the limited time in Istanbul
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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elaine m wrote a review Aug 2020
Wilson, Wyoming80 contributions41 helpful votes
The crowds were low, so our guide took advantage of that and made an effort to show us more. He could have just quit after the agreed-upon sites. Also, very knowledgeable and interesting.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jack L wrote a review Mar 2020
Taipei, Taiwan235 contributions36 helpful votes
I aways book private tours wherever I travel, as I know I am allowed to travel in a more flexible way and have in-depth knowledge about where I am traveling in. However, this one is the worst one of all! To start with, I waited for the guide for40 minutes and it ended up he
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Response from Experience820434, Director of Sales at Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Dear our valued guest, We're sorry to hear that our guide couldn't satisfy your expectations. If you can send us an email with more details we'd like to investigate about your experience. Can you please inform us your tour date with an email? Neon Tours
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Nik S wrote a review Feb 2020
atl2 contributions
Hakan was a fantastic guide and clearly has incredible command of the city. Once he got to know us a little bit, we collaborated on the itinerary and he was very responsive to our preferences. We absolutely gained a much greater appreciation for Istanbul as a direct result of
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Experience820434, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear Nik, It's a great pleausre to hear that you enjoyed our services. We'll deliver your kind words to Hakan too. We hope to see you again, Neon Tours
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Amena S wrote a review Dec 2019
Morges, Switzerland66 contributions26 helpful votes
This is a great tour to take if you have a limited time in Istanbul. We really loved the individual attention we received from out guide who managed us through crowds, facilitated our travels and shared her enthusiasm and love of her city with us. Based on her, I would have
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Experience820434, Guest Relations Manager at Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace
Responded 2 Jan 2020
Dear Amena, Thank you for your kind review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with our guide. We'll deliver your beautiful words to her too. We hope to be in your service next time too, Neon Tours
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Lindssimpson wrote a review Dec 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa26 contributions4 helpful votes
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This was an amazing experience- from the collection to taking us around showing us all the sights- our tour guide, Mr Ensar, what a great man- he was incredibly knowledgeable, skipped all the long lines & really made us feel welcome & at home. This is definitely a must do, to
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Date of experience: December 2019
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About the operator

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By: Neon Tours
Inspire335001
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City Tour
The tour was very good. The guide was very Friendly and helpful. Only drawback was that they could not arrange a pi
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1takam
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ANZAC
perfect just what I wanted, saw everything, good commentary, the stops were the right length of time but we were a
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Mason C
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Great, but not worth the money
All in all, I had a good experience. The spa itself is fantastic, and Salim who carried out my treatment could not
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303laurae
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Ok tour. Nice lunch.
The guide was friendly. Spoke a little soft though. Overall a pretty ok walking tour. A lot of the buildings were b
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ChloeXxLGardiner
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Nice touch
Was supposed to be with another three people but my guide told me they cancelled at last minute so it's only me. My
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ChloeXxLGardiner
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The most famous sites of Istanbul
The trip is quite organised, with all entry tickets pre-purchased and our guide is very knowledgable. However it di
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AniketSardesai
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Quick access to attractions, good guide & food and sales pitch towards the end
Tour guide contacted me a day before to confirm the pick time and tour was started right on time. We had 5 people i
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I5402JJpatrickb
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The Old City in a day
Overall I had a good experience with Neon Tours. Gin was our guide, a very pleasant man who was easy to chat to. I
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sarafromdc1111
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They cancelled last minute, won't refund
The tour company told me I had to cancel the trip less than 24 hours in advance because they didn't have enough peo
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jenanddave84
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Great day tour
Day tour was excellent. Guides knowledge was exceptional. Highly recommend this tour. Has advantages being with a g
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376kelvinf
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Excellent Trip
Had an excellent trip with Neon tours and Can our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were collected on t
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Waqus246
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Brillant Experience
Hi Folks i visited Turkey last wek from 9 Dec to 15 Dec.I booked my day tour after doing my research on trip advis
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Keith049
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Good-ish
A good itinerary on a rainy day. It was marred by two things. Firstly the knowledgeable, personable and kind guid
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judineni
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Lovely tour
Despite the rainy weather, the tour organised by Neon tours was fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable and too
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magalhaeslidinha
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We miss the Tour because of lack of information and contact from turkish operator
We miss the Tour because there was no information neither a contact from the turkish operator. The Voucher from Tri
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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