Exclusive Private & Cultural Tours

Turkey has so much to offer it can be difficult knowing where to start. From the magical landscapes of Cappadocia, to the legendary cities of Troy and Ephesus, to the haunting battlefields of Gallipoli and the stunning Aegean Coast. Turkey really does have it all.

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THE IMPERIAL & OTTOMAN SPLENDOURS TOUR

Your day will begin with a private guide and driver picking you up from your hotel. Tour of Sultan Ahmet Square, the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue İznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 3000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather ware and souvenir. Topkapı Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel.
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Two Hours Bosphorus Cruise (with private boat)

The tour that can fit you any time between 09.00 – 18.00. Bopsphorus tour, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments. Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus. Tour will start & end at your hotel.
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The Imperial & Bosphorus Tour with Dolmabahce Palace

After the breakfast, we will live the hotel for full day tour. Our first stop will be the Topkapi Palace, the former imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans and the oldest and the largest remaining palaces in the world. Today, it is used as a museum to exhibit works of art and many priceless artefacts. After visiting Topkapi Palace, next place to be seen will be Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping centre and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather ware and souvenir. We will continue with Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc. Bosphorus Cruise, (Public Boat) through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments. Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus. A unique example of military architecture. Dolmabahçe Palace, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans built by two Ottoman architects Karabet and Nikogos Balyan on a 110.000 m² area and served as the main administrative centre of the Ottoman Empire. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons’ chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms and 46 halls. After the tour, back to the hotel.
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Two Continents Tour with Bosphorus

After breakfast, we will meet you at your hotel and leave for a full-day Bosphorus tour. We will visit the two continents of Istanbul. Will start with visiting the City Walls Constantinople’s great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. Then we will continue with Golden Horn, which is a natural and extremely secure harbour; the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. Golden Horn is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Let us continue with Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc. We will take a Bosphorus Cruise is an amazing cruise between the two continents, Europe and Asia, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palace, wooden villas, and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress. Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosphorus. After the lunch will go to see, Beylerbeyi Palace which was the summer residence of Ottoman Sultans on the Asian side with its original furniture, magnificent gardens, and the Harem. Camlica Hill is one of the highest points in Istanbul. At the top of it, you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus. After the tour, back to the hotel.
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Walking Tour to the Beaten Path of the Real Istanbul

On this full day tour, we will discover Istanbul’s historic landmarks and local cultural hubs. Start by touring the Hippodrome, Serefiye Cistern and Grand Bazaar, and then take a break for Turkish coffee, pastry and hookah (tobacco pipe). Visit the book and paper market Sahaflar Çarşısı, which started in the Byzantine era, then tour Istanbul University. Continue to Suleymaniye Mosque, the Spice Bazaar and the Church of St George before winding through the districts of Fener and Balat — the old Greek and Jewish neighborhoods. Most important thing in this tour is; experiencing Istanbul like a local while traveling on foot, and by ferry and bus. After the tour, back to the hotel.
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Istanbul Princes Islands Tour

Turkey's Princes Islands are a popular day trip for Istanbul citizen ships in the know. Relax like a local and escape the fast pace of Sultanahmet or Karakoy on this full-day tour to Big Island (Buyukada) which is the largest island in the chain. Imagine yourself in Ottoman Turkey on this historic, car-free island, which features traditional Ottoman architecture. You tour will start & end at your hotel.
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Daily Troy Trip from Istanbul (with private vehicle)

Discover ancient Greek mythology and the history of the Trojan War during our daily trip to Troy from Istanbul. During a walking tour, learn about the famous archaeological site of Troy and see a replica statue of the Trojan horse. Then, delve into the interesting eras of Troy and discover how this settlement transformed over time. You will also enjoy the small coastal town of Eceabat for lunch. This daily trip will start from Istanbul by luxury vehicle. You will cross Dardanelle from Eceabat to Canakkale by ferry, and then visit the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Troy. After the tour, back to the hotel.
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Daily Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Trip from Istanbul (with domestic flight)

On this daily trip, you will discover spectacular Greco-Roman Ephesus by flaying to Izmir. With a professional guide, explore the spectacular UNESCO-listed Ephesus, Turkey’s archaeological heritage. Discover the ancient streets to marvel at the Basilica of St. John and the Temple of Artemis. You also get time to walk through the Ephesus Archaeological Museum to see the excavations of the ancient city and shop for local handicrafts. Than you will visit House of Virgin Mary. On this tour you will take an early flight to Izmir and fly back with late flight.
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Daily Bursa & Uludag Trip (with private vehicle)

You will discover the highlights of Bursa & Uludag on this full-day tour from Istanbul. You’l visit landmarks in Bursa such as the Great Mosque (Ulu Camii) and Green Mosque (Yesil Camii), and other sites in the former capital of the Ottoman Empire. Travel by cable car up Uludag mountain for great views and a barbecue lunch, then take an ATV ride or choose another activity (optional at own expense). After the tour, back to the hotel.
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Daily Pamukkale Trip from Istanbul (with domestic flight)

Pamukkale is similar to the town called Travertine in Italy, which are the only to be seen in the world. Pamukkale Travertines welcomes us with its white appearance. We start our trip with the ancient city of Hierapolis, known as the holy city. After seeing the Temple of Apollo, Gymnasium, Chinese Holes, Colonnaded Road, Ancient Theatre, Necropolis in the ancient city, we give free time in the pool of Travertine and Cleopatra. After the visit transfer to Denizli airport for flight back to Istanbul. On this tour you will take an early flight to Denizli and fly back with late flight.
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2 Days Cappadocia Tours from Istanbul (with domestic flight)

Day 1: Early in the morning transfer to airport for flight to Cappadocia region and arrive to Kayseri airport. After arrival to Cappadocia, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations and mini walking in Pasabag near Zelve; “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. Visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Continue to Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.Day 2: In the early morning, hot air balloon tour. (Optional!) You will be back at your hotel around 08.00 am. After the breakfast, Drive to Ihlara Valley for hiking. Visit the churches, which are covered by frescoes, the walking, distance is around 4km. Lunch at a local restaurant next to the river bank of Melendiz River of Ihlara Valley. After the lunch, visit Selime Cathedral and the biggest underground city of Derinkuyu. We also pass through the Nar Crater Lake during our journey. Afterwards, we drive to Kayseri airport and fly back to Istanbul.