Check off all the top attractions of Istanbul from your bucket list with the help of a professional guide on the Istanbul Highlish tour. All tickets are included, and you can skip the line.

Key Highlights

  • Discover Istanbul's most popular sites with the company of a professional licensed guide 
  • Explore Hagia Sophia , Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Orient Express train station, Galata Bridge and Spice Bazaar
  • Hear the stories of the Roman Hippodrome (including Egyptian Obelisk and Serpent Column German Fountain) and Constantine’s Column along the way
  • Take a stroll along the Galata Bridge while learning about famous Oriental Express and watch local fisherman
  • Relax in a local shop at the 400-year-old market and try some local delicacies

About Istanbul Highlights Tour

Tick off all the top sites of Istanbul on your bucket list with this tour along with the company of your professional licensed English-speaking guide on the Istanbul Highlight Tour. The Topkapi Palace (Ottoman Parliament House for 400 years), The Harem, Aya Irine Church museum, Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque, Konstantine Forum, and Grand Bazaar are all included in this fully guided tour. Stop along the way to learn about the Roman Hippodrome (which includes the Egyptian Obelisk and Serpent Column German Fountain), Ottoman sultan mausoleums, and Constantine's Column). Sultanahmet Square or the Hippodrome of Constantinople is a square in Istanbul, Turkey. Previously, it was a circus that was the sporting and social center of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. The word hippodrome comes from the Greek hippos, horse, and dromos, path or way. Wander through the Galata Bridge and learn about the Famous Oriental express while watching local fishermen. Enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine in a relaxed environment at a non-touristy restaurant and let your gourmet guide select some savory dishes for you


  • Entrance fees to Topkapi palace, Harem and Aya Irine Church museum.
  • Two-course lunch including a variety of mezes
  • Freshly baked pide bread and a main course of assorted kebabs or vegetarian casserole and one non-alcoholic drink per person
  • One soft drink at lunch
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Service charges and local taxes


  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • Smoking is strictly restricted to designated areas.
  • Pets are not allowed on the Istanbul Highlight tour.
  • The Istanbul Highlight tour starts at 9:00 AM.
  • The duration of the Istanbul Highlight tour will be around 7 hours.
What to wear:
  • We recommend you dress up in line with the local customs.
  • We suggest wearing comfortable shoes as there will be a fair amount of walking on uneven surfaces.
  • Kids between 5-11 years are charged as per child fare.
  • Guests above the age of 11 years will be charged as per the adult fare.
Things to Note:
  • Meet your guide at Fuego Café and Restaurant. The meeting point is a short walk from the Sultanahmet tram station. The public tram system starts at 06:00 AM and ends at around Midnight.
  • Please note that it is not suitable for wheelchair users or people with mobility impairments.
  • Please note that the itinerary will change slightly on certain days due to changes in the opening hours. 
  • Please note that the tour is limited to 8 participants.


Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable.

My Voucher

  • Your Istanbul Highlight tour tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Istanbul Highlight tour tickets will be mailed to you once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof.
Meeting Point:
Present your voucher at the start of the tour.

Istanbul Highlights Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Are children allowed to join the Istanbul Highlight tour?
Yes, children are allowed on the Istanbul Highlight tour. However, they should be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Istanbul Highlight tour?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email.
How long is my ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the event date and time selected during checkout.

Ratings & Reviews

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and efficient, as usual. Thank you.

Péterffy-Baricska Emese
Travelled March 2023

Correct price, fast confirmation.

Travelled March 2023

Good discount and very easy purchase

Ursula Mansson
Travelled March 2023

Easy booking !

Renata Ploska
Travelled March 2023

Quick and sufficient, as usual. Thank you. Brgds,

Istanbul Highlights Tour