Trips and Tours to Istanbul

Sitting on the Bosphorus, the strait of water that divides the continents of Europe and Asia, Istanbul is the only city in the world to span two continents. Its illustrious past leaves a rich legacy of churches, mosques, palaces and museums, complemented by the behemoth Grand Bazaar, aromatic Egyptian Spice Market and colourful street life. Take in the highlights of Istanbul for yourself on a guided day tour or opt for independent exploration with a Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass. After dark discover the city’s culinary scene on a food tour or witness a mesmerising performance of the Whirling Dervishes. Browse our range of Istanbul day tours and activities and book online today, with live availability and instant confirmation.

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Please note that our Istanbul day tours and activities operate independently from our longer multi-destination tours in Turkey.

Next Departures - Istanbul Day Tours and Excursions

ExcursionDurationNext DepartureFrom GBP
Small-Group: Istanbul in One Day 8 hours 19 Feb 2020 £61.78
Bosphorus Cruise and the Egyptian Bazaar 3 hours 19 Feb 2020 £38.61
Skip the Line: Whirling Dervish Ceremony Ticket in Istanbul 1 hour 30 minutes 20 Feb 2020 £22.35
Istanbul Street Food Tasting Private Tour with Asian Side 4 hours 30 minutes 19 Feb 2020 £51.48
Istanbul Food Evening Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner 3 hours 20 Feb 2020 £81.63

Best things to do in Istanbul

Small-Group: Istanbul in One Day

8 hours
FROM £61.78

Spend a day exploring Istanbul and visiting its six most famous attractions on this small group...

Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

60 to 120 minutes
FROM £41.82

Explore Istanbul with the flexibility of a Hop-On Hop-On bus, allowing you to take in the city’s...

Istanbul Street Food Tasting Private Tour with Asian Side

4 hours 30 minutes
FROM £51.48

Embark on a culinary journey through the streets of Istanbul with this street food tour while...

Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day

8 hours
FROM £175.89

Take in the very best of Istanbul on this full day private tour, including the world-famous Blue...

Boshphorus Dinner Cruise & Turkish Show

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM £45.77

Sail up the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia on this evening dinner cruise which includes a three...

Istanbul Food Evening Small-Group Walking Tour with Dinner

3 hours
FROM £81.63

Spend an evening discovering the flavours of Turkish cuisine on a gastronomic tour of Istanbul,...

Bosphorus Cruise and the Egyptian Bazaar

3 hours
FROM £38.61

Get lost in Istanbul’s colourful and aromatic Spice Bazaar and then enjoy a cruise along the...

Skip the Line: Whirling Dervish Ceremony Ticket in Istanbul

1 hour 30 minutes
FROM £22.35

Witness Turkey’s famous whirling dervishes at a performance of the centuries-old Mevleviye...

Planning a longer visit to Turkey?

Browse some of our popular multi-day trips that spend a day or more in Istanbul. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Istanbul on a bespoke touring itinerary to Turkey, take a look at our tailor-made holiday planning section.

Turkey Day Tours and Excursions

A glass of champagne on your hot air balloon tour of Cappadocia. A slice of mouth-watering baklava on your street food tour of Istanbul. It's the little details that make our Turkey day tours and excursions so memorable. Whatever's on your list, our wide range of trips will uncover a side of Turkey you'll never forget.

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