Greece and Turkey private tours and shore excursions.
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OVERVIEW: On this guided 'private' tour for your group you have the ability to mix and match to 'customize' your Istanbul shore tour. It's a popular choice of vacationers and Mediterranean cruisers coming to the port city of Istanbul, the "2010 European Capital of Culture”. You will learn from your highly educated guide why Istanbul is called the 'Crossroads of culture, art, religion, trade and thought'.
INCLUDED: Licensed guide, A/C vehicle, dependable driver
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance fees: lunch, and tips (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: Ability to customize your own private tour. For history: try the Archaeological Museum and combine it with the Hagia Sophia (considered the largest and most beautiful building for over one thousand years). Adventure lures you? Go underground to the massive football field size Basilica Cistern where you can also pose for photos in Sultan's and Sultana clothing or sign up for a 600 yr. old traditional Hamam massage/scrub. Foodie? Experience authentic Mediterranean cuisine from a combination of multiple cultures. Other options include the opulent Topkapi Palace with it's amazing tile work and the active Blue Mosque. You can choose to book a cruise down the Bosphorus or shop til you drop in the Grand Bazaar or the smaller Spice Bazaar. If you need help/advice, just ask. It's fun for us to give you a great day in our city.
FYI: Visiting the Blue Mosque ladies are required to wear a scarf to cover head and shoulders please.
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