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Full-Day Private Driving Tour: Dolmabahce Palace, Yildiz Park and OrtakoyPrivate Tour

See some of the best sites throughout Istanbul with the comfort of a private driver-guide, navigating you through the city and in each of the sites included.
Adults: 4 Children: 0
Total

Things to know

Duration:

7 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Family, History Buffs, Nature Lover

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Driver tour - you will have your own luxury private vehicle accompanying you throughout the tour.

Tickets:

Skip-the-line tickets to DolmaBahce Palace & Harem
  • Tickets to Yildiz Park 

Other inclusions:

 Food & Drink (unless otherwise specified)
Gratuities ( optional) 
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you in front of Karaköy Güllüoğlu shop, Kemankeş Cad. Katlı Otopark Altı No: 3-4, 34425 Beyoğlu, Turkey

What makes this tour special

Enjoy a private, full-day tour of some of Istanbul’s grandest buildings. On your private tour, you will:

See some of the best sites throughout Istanbul with the comfort of a private driver-guide, navigating you through the city and in each of the sites included. Your tour begins with hotel pick-up, and from there you’ll be whisked away to the stunning Dolmabahçe Palace, known for its mix of architectural styles, including Rococo, Neoclassical, and modern Ottoman. See the way the styles all come together, as your guide points out each of the intricate details hidden in plain sight. 

From there, your guide will take you to Yildiz Park, another residence of the sultans, which is often missed by travellers. You’ll be wowed by the spectacular pavilions and sprawling green spaces –one of the city’s best-kept secrets. After, your guide will take you to the Ortaköy district, where you’ll stop to enjoy a lunch along the waterfront at a place your guide recommends based on your preferences. In the afternoon, stretch your legs as you enjoy a walking tour through the district’s narrow streets, hidden passageways, and many cafes. Your last stop will be Ortaköy’s Mosque – one of the skyline’s most recognisable features. In the late afternoon, your driver-guide will take you back to your hotel where you can rest after your full day of touring. 

What you'll see

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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