Istanbul for Second Visits
This is the ultimate itinerary for second time visitors. During your first visit, you are likely to see the world famous must-see sights of the city in the historical peninsula. Although these are mesmerizing and very important monuments, Istanbul has so much more to offer.
Layover in Istanbul
Here is how to make the most of your time in Istanbul during your layover. You will visit the must-see sights and want to come back to stay longer. We provide roundtrip airport transfer and a half day tour of the historical peninsula.
During this special visit, you will explore this enchanting house, full of memories and panoramic views of the Bosphorus, accompanied by the real descendants of Hekimbaşı Salih Efendi. This special tour will be followed by some refreshments such as lemonade, tea and coffee with cookies.
I HAVE FOUR DAYS IN ISTANBUL
Do you have four days in Istanbul? Here is a tour that lets you explore the must-see sights as well as off-the-beaten path attractions of the city in four days. Orient yourself in the city and visit all the must-see sights.
Historical, modern, hip, up and coming; in these three days, you will experience Istanbul's various faces. Please note that the order of the sights can always be changed depending on your interest & needs, the weather or the day of the week.
As more Turkish galleries start exhibiting at international art fairs and Turkish artists receiving international recognition, the Turkish art scene is thriving. For those who are ready to spend their entire day exploring this exciting scene, we have a quiet satisfactory route.
OTTOMAN COOKING WORKSHOP
Ottoman cooking workshop is one of the most unique experiences you can live in Istanbul. How else would you cook in the kitchen of Asitane Restaurant with the chef of the restaurant and have everything explained to you by the owner?
I HAVE A WEEKEND IN ISTANBUL
This itinerary covers both the highlights in the historical peninsula and lets the guests experience the most beautiful part of Istanbul: The Bosphorus both from water and land.
Here is an itinerary that covers must-see monuments in Istanbul for those who have only one day for sightseeing.
istanbulite had the pleasure to do a delicious food tour of Istanbul with the award-winning Australian chef Shane Delia. We are now proud to bring you this exact experience, by following his footsteps and eating delicacies along the way.
This is an istanbulite day of shopping. You will start your day with a comprehensive tour of the Grand Bazaar (biggest covered bazaar in the world), where Istanbulites flock on the weekends to shop and you will continue your journey with a shorter visit to the Spice Market with her mesmerizing color and smells.
Spend your last days as a single lady in the exciting city of Istanbul with your girlfriends. Everything you need is here: Turkish bath, cruising on the Bosphorus, shopping at the Grand Bazaar and amazing food and cocktails.
JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR
The history of Turkish Jewish community goes back to the 15th century. Learn more about their history and culture on this tour led by a Jewish heritage expert.
Nothing like sitting in a 200 year old building with a brand new kitchen as Ms Petek who has left her twenty years long corporate life to do what she really loves: that is to cook. Book this experience and feel at home with great food & conversation.
Join Batur Durmay and his wife in their home, for a special dinner that is prepared for you. Dinner will include traditional dishes, 'rakı' -our national drink- and traditional music and needless to say, great conversation about Turkish food.
Learn how to cook Turkish dishes with the chefs of Cook Zone .
HIGHLIGHTS OF EPHESUS
This itinerary covers all the must-see sights around Ephesus area. You can easily visit Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary and Şirince village during your one day tour in the area.
If you have two days in Cappadocia, you can really immerse yourself to the region's beauties. You will cover all the must-see sights and even do some hiking.
If you have only one day in Cappadocia, you should visit Goreme Open Air Musuem, one of the underground cities and the pottery village, Avanos.
ROOFTOPS OF ISTANBUL
Fasten your seat belts, we are rising in Istanbul. We invite you to discover rooftops of the city.
CONTEMPORARY ART WALK
Walk through the Beyoğlu district and discover the Turkish art scene (offered Tuesday through Saturday).
PAPER MARBLING WORKSHOP
Paper marbling is one of the oldest Turkish arts that has flourished in Central Asia. It is a fascinating art form which lets your imagination run wild on water. With this short workshop, you will have a chance to learn from a master in the area and have the perfect souvenir from Istanbul.
Discover all the bird species of Istanbul and beyond with a wildlife expert who has 25 years of experience. Remember, Istanbul is on the crossroads of bird migratory routes.
Discover Istanbul with your camera and see it from all different angles, accompanied by a local artist. Istanbul is full of amazing shots, you will have many opportunities to take your best photographs here.
ISTANBUL FOR CHILDREN
A full day tour perfect for families with children and those who are a kid at heart. Our stops are interesting for adults as well. Istanbul Toy Museum and Koc Museum will excite children and make adults feel nostalgia, whereas the cistern and Panorama 1453 will charm all parties.
A DAY ON THE SEA
With a private yacht, we will sail on the Marmara Sea and escape the city crowds. Don't forget your bathing suit and your sun block!
SHORE EXCURSION TOUR
This is the perfect itinerary for cruise ship travelers to Istanbul. We try to make the most out of your stay in the city within your short period of time here. We make sure to cover the must-see monuments of Istanbul.
TRACES OF OTTOMANS
Follow the steps of the Ottomans as you visit historical mosques, bazaars and architecturally unique Topkapı Palace.
TRACES OF CONSTANTINOPLE
Istanbul has been called Constantinople for centuries, the city was the former Byzantine capital from the 4th century until the 15th. This tour lets you explore important historical monuments from that period.
Explore the off-the-beaten path part of the city, around the Golden Horn. With this special itinerary, you will visit historical sights from the Byzantine and Ottoman era.
Strolling through the local neighborhoods and cruising with your private yacht, you will enjoy this pearl of the city both from land and sea. You will also visit a 19th century Ottoman palace which is one of the landmarks of the city.
10 Day Turkey Special Package
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