Private Licensed Tour Guide

7 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 6
Mobile ticket


An experienced private local tour guide , who is licensed from the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and Culture will be at your personal service from 8:30am until 5:30pm in Istanbul to show you around.


  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye

Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque - Camii) built during the reign of Sultan Ahmet I during 1609-1616. It is the only mosque in Turkey with six minarets. Due to its magnificent hand-dyed blue, green and white Iznik tiles it has been named the "Blue Mosque" by Europeans. The central dome is 43 m in height and is 33.4 m in diameter; it also boasts 260 windows.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kapali Carsi, Kalpakcilar Cad. Sorguclu Han No: 22, Istanbul 34126 Turkiye

Kapali Carsi is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1, 200 shops. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops. Many of the stalls in the bazaar are grouped by the type of goods, with special areas for leather coats, gold jewelry and the like. The bazaar contains two bedestens (domed masonry structures built for storage and safe keeping), the first of which was constructed between 1455 and 1461 by the order of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror.The grand bazaar consists of 12 major buildings and has 22 doors.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye

1, 400 years old Byzantine cathedral which houses mosaics, relics and iron work. Hagia Sophia was, for nearly a thousand years, the largest enclosed space in the world, and is still seen as one of the world's most important architectural monuments. It is one of Turkey's most popular attractions, drawn by the sheer spectacle of its size, architecture, mosaics and art. It was built during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD.
Recently it is re - converted to a Mosque.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye

A storical Market where you can find Spices, Local Food, Souvenirs.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Istanbul Sightseeing Tours, Alemdar Mah.Catal Cesme sokagI No:27 Uretmen Han Kat 1 Da:111, Istanbul 34110 Turkiye

our travel agency ( office )

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional information

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
August 2022

Yesterday we did a highlights Istanbul historical (&shopping :) tour with Mr Emre, our guide - All was very sharp and accurate planned, his excellent guidance and history knowledge, good language knowledge, very balanced and tailor-made touristic approach. Our guide Mr. Emre and his tour really f...

October 2020

My sister and I booked a helicopter tour over Istanbul. It was amazing! I love it so much! Thank you very much! ♥️

July 2022

Having Emre as our tour guide was the string that tied our trip to Istanbul together, as well as being the absolute highlight of our trip. He is so passionate about his country and it was always fun to hear what he had to say about topics. His love for his job is clearly evident by the way he g...

October 2021

Our travel agency organized our entire trip around Turkey and we were so lucky that they chose Emre as our guide in Istanbul. Emre picked us up from the hotel and took us around the city. Not only does he know every detail about everything you will see, he also knows his way around the city, so y...

October 2020

Fantastic day with personalized itinerary to meet my interests and needs! Outstanding tour of Istanbul highlighting all of the main tourist sites. My tour guide, Emre was so incredible that I booked 2 more tours that week! Emre speaks several languages fluently so I was able learn the history and...

May 2020

Emre was a wonderful guide. I visited everywhere I wished and he kindly and patiently explained the history of this magnificent city. Would highly recommend Emre as a guide ...

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