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Private Istanbul Layover Tours & Activities

/10 (93 votes)

Istanbul, Turkey

4 to 8 Hours

About this tour

Take advantage of a layover at Istanbul Ataturk Airport with a private tour. Meet your guide on arrival, and enjoy a comprehensive city tour with round transfers from the airport via a private van; touring on foot and by public transportation. Get picked up at the airport and enjoy a carefree time around Istanbul.

Visit the best of the city in a few hours, taste the best food available and visit the most important historical monuments like Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and whatever other destinations you select. Get on a cruise on the Bosphorus or do some shopping. This is a custom tour adjusted to your requirements make of your layover an opportunity to discover a whole new world. Enjoy hassle-free pick-up and drop-off.

Tour Highlights

  • Swap the dreary departure lounge for the vibrant city
  • Round-trip transfer from the airport ensures a hassle-free experience
  • Enjoy the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Unwind on an included Bosphorus boat cruise, where time permits

Practical information

What’s Included

  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Visa expenses (Please note that you might need a visa to leave the airport. Please apply online)
  • Entry/Admisión fees for sights ( Can be paid by cards or cash in TL)

Additional information

Operated by: Istanbul Layover Tours


/10 (93 votes)

We had the most memorable and enjoyable day seeing Istabul with our lovely guide, Mev. She made us feel welcome and was very knowledgable. Besides the amazing sights, Mev took us to the THE best Turkish breakfast spot which was one of the best meals we have ever had! What a day! I highly recommend this excursion to anyone with a few hours in the city.

Review by kathryn_C