Discover the pleasures of Istanbul on an 8-hour luxury day tour with a private guide and visit the Grand Bazaar. With over 4,000 stalls, it is a shopper's dream. End your day in Istanbul with 2 massage treatments at a traditional Turkish bathhouse.
What to Expect
This popular 8-hour shore excursion takes you on a tour of Istanbul’s sensual pleasures. Enjoy the more hedonistic side of the city as you relax in a Hamam, partake in the lush gorgeous Topkapi Palace and fill your bags with one-of-a-kind souvenirs in the Grand Bazaar.
The first stop on our day tour of Istanbul is the remarkable Topkapi Palace. This is where the Sultan, his mother, and his many wives lived. The Museum of Jewels is remarkable as it shows the history of respect to the Sultan through the incredible gifts that he received.
Next you'll get to visit the Grand Bazaar. Note: Hold on to your wives as they will have thought they have entered 'heaven.' This shopper's paradise, is one of the largest covered markets in the world, boasting more than 4,000 shops in the 600-year-old famed market hall. Look for Turkish treasures, such as gold, jewelry, carpets, leather bags, authentic gifts and unusual souvenirs.
End the tour with a truly special experience as you head for the traditional Cemberlitas Hamam. Here you will discover an exquisite therapy to titillate your senses, with not one but 2 massage treatments to purify your body and soul.
So, indulge your senses and enjoy Archaeologous' popular Istanbul full-day shore excursion, which they have aptly named “Come to Your Senses.”
- Licensed guide
- Dependable driver
- New air-conditioned vehicle
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Tips (appreciated when deserved)
Know Before You Go
• Please collect the sum of all entrance fees to sites for your guide. That way you won't miss any tour time.
Bosphorus - 0-7 years, FREE; 8 years and above EUR 7.
Grand Bazaar - FREE.
Cemberlitas Hamam - 0-9 years FREE; 10 years and above EUR 32.