Archaeologous

Istanbul Private Tours and Istanbul Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

Archaeologous offers helpful pre-set  or customized half and full day private Istanbul tours. Explore Istanbul's most popular and favorite spots: Bosphorus cruises, the Palace of Topkapi, the Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, the Hagia Sophia and more. All tours include a personal licensed tour guide to make sure everything runs smoothly and to share local and historical information.

  • Discover: local life and knowledge from your licensed guide about Istanbul favorites
  • Choose: from suggested tours or create your own custom itinerary.
  • Personalize: with 12 languages, special assistance for the elderly, and VIP services
  • Request and book: pick a tour, check availability, and book to secure your vacation
  • Expect: prompt reply/answers, no detail being too small, never combined with strangers

Note: Unlike other local operators, we do NOT make un-requested stops at carpet shops or favored merchants for commission.

Istanbul- I had to organize a 4-day tour of Istanbul for a group of around 30 persons. I found Archaeologous, immediately loved their web-page and especially the transparency of their pricing. Our Italian speaking guide was great and very knowledgeable. Definitely recommend Archaeologous Zetti, Cecina, Italy
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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Market Tour

4hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Bosphorus and Istanbul Spice Market.

Try our 1/2 day guided tour of the Istanbul Bosphorus cruise and Egyptian Spice Market. A favorite with cruise passengers and vacation families that want to see two of Istanbul's best sightseeing experiences.

Istanbul Half Day Walking Tour

4hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Istanbul Basilica Cistern.

So much to see with this Istanbul half day walking tour by Archaeologous. Enjoy this guided tour of the best of Istanbul: the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Basilica Cistern.

Istanbul Custom SightseeingTour

4hr Private Custom tour

Mix and match on our Istanbul Custom Sightseeing Tour. The private guided tour with Archaeologous can include an Hamam, Bazaars, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace plus more.

Istanbul Sightseeing; Palace of Topkapi, Hamam, Grand Bazaar

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Istanbul Grand Bazaar, Istanbul Hamam Cemberlitas - Turkish Bath with massage, Time for Turkish lunch and Topkapi Palace.

The Istanbul Sightseeing; Palace of Topkapi, Hamam, Grand Bazaar Tour visits the legendary Turkish Grand Bazaar, the sensual and opulent Palace of Topkapi, followed by a visit to a traditional Turkish Hamam for an exquisite massage that will titillate your senses.

Istanbul Favorites; Hagia Sophia, Palace of Topkapi, Basilica Cistern

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul Basilica Cistern, Istanbul Spice Market, Time for Turkish lunch and Topkapi Palace.

Want to see the best of Istanbul? With Istanbul Favorites; Hagia Sophia, Palace of Topkapi, Basilica Cistern, this 'private' guided day tour allows you to experience Hagia Sophia, underground Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, and the Egyptian Spice Market.

Istanbul Full Day Walking Tour

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul Basilica Cistern, Istanbul Grand Bazaar, Time for Turkish lunch and Topkapi Palace.

Explore, get exercise, and learn on this guided Istanbul Full Day Walking Tour. Visit the Istanbul favorites such as the Palace of Topkapi, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, the Basilica Cistern, and a visit to the famous Grand Bazaar.

Istanbul Custom City Highlights Full Day Tour

8hr Private Custom tour

See the most popular Istanbul highlights and customize your private guided shore excursion. Available: Hagia Sophia, a Bosphorus cruise, the Blue Mosque, 4,000 Grand Bazaar shops, Basilica Cistern, Museums, and more.