This is the less usual, more fun Tour of Istanbul:
Breakfast in Europe ( enjoy it at your hotel :) ,
dept. for the Islamic sacred neighborhood - Eyup, drive along the Golden Horn estuary & walls of Constantinople - via going through Byzantine and Ottoman gates over the ancient moat, visit Eyup mosque & tomb area.
*Cable car ride to Pierre loti hill very Scenic hilltop , charcoal heater brewed turkish coffee experience at the 70 year old rustic cafe,
* the scenic car ferry to Asiatic Istanbul
* First mosque of the world designed by a woman , a truly impressive and innovative modern architecture;
*Lunch in Asia - finer local cuisine , non-touristy .
*Bohemian Istanbul : drive by the bohemian district
Transfer to your hotel or stay on Istiklal Street to enjoy it more. For kids the pet market street can be included.
*The rate quoted is for me as your driver guide in a sedan car, upto 3-4 pax. 120$ add on for 7 seater van.
This tour covers 90 km ( minus or plus 7km ) of Istanbul with unprecedented Istanbul experience especially for those who have been to the typical highlights 8 also prefarably with me ) . Please contact with this link only if you would like to book the tour as is for the given price with logical content modification to serve your interests better. I am also good in making small adjustments to accomodate you better while on tour, rather flexible. This is an 8 - 9 hour tour. The rate does not include airport pick up drop off, this is for central Istanbul hotels. For non central hotels there is an add on fee of 30$.
The starter rate 400$ is in a sedan car , 530 is in a minivan 16 seater.
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