3-Day Private Guided Istanbul European and Asian Side Tour | La Vacanza Travel

3-Day Private Guided Istanbul European and Asian Side Tour

Duration: 3 days
Destination: Turkiye, Turkiye, Istanbul

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  • 3 days
  • Istanbul
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


For the very first time, we have combined Istanbul's historical and the local places tour with the full-day Asian side, including the hidden gems of Istanbul.

You will explore the historical and the cultural local life of Istanbul in 3 Days Private Guided Istanbul Tour with 1 Day private vehicle for Asian Side Tour. The European and Asian sides are awaiting you.

Do not miss this unique tour! Book the Guided Istanbul Trip then start a journey in Istanbul's amazing atmosphere. Enjoy the private Istanbul tour with the Asian side.


Day 1: Private Guided Istanbul Old City Tour

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye
An Ottoman imperial mosque that Sultan Ahmet built between 1609-1616. Even if it is called officially as Sultanahmet Mosque, the travelers named the Blue Mosque after they saw the blue tiles inside.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkiye
An ancient chariot races U-shaped stadium with 100,000 spectators. Even though the Hippodrome had lost its seats, walls, and much of the remainings, the three monuments are still standing: the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column, and Constantine Columns.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye
Once was the heart of the Ottoman Empire as a residential palace and headquarters. Sultan Mehmet II built the palace in the 15th century, and then it became the center of the Ottoman Empire. Since 1924, The Topkapi Palace serves as a museum.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye
Built by the Roman Emperor Justinian between 532-537 and became the highest and the biggest cathedral globally. The church was converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century and became a museum in 1934. Hagia Sophia lost its museum status in July 2020 and has become a mosque again. Like the other mosques, Hagia Sophia is open to visitors.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul
The oldest and the largest functioning market globally that it houses over 4,000 stores, 61 streets, and completely covered. Sultan Mehmet II built the Grand Bazaar in the 15th century; then, it was enlarged by the following sultans. Your guide will be more than happy to help you find your masterpiece of Turkish art upon your request.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Private Guided Bosphorus Cruise Tour

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye
Bosphorus Cruise: The strait divides Istanbul into two continents and stretches about 32 km between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Along the Bosphorus, there are many settlements to see, such as great Palaces, hotels, yali (private houses), etc. While you are on the boat, you will see the highlights of the Bosphorus including the Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Çırağan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Küçüksu Palace, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge ( the second bridge on the Bosphorus), Maiden’s Tower to name a few.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkiye
Built by the Ottoman Sultan Abdulmejid between 1843-1856 as the residential palace for the Ottoman royal family. The palace was designed by the Armenian architects Garabet Balyan, Nigogayos Balyan, and Evans Kalfa. Dolmabahce Palace contains 285 rooms, 6 baths, 46 halls.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Taksim Square, Gumussuyu Mh., Istanbul 34435 Turkiye
For the majority of the residents, Taksim Square and Istiklal Street are the heart of Istanbul, where the cafes and the restaurants are located along the pedestrianized avenue. The Street stretches between Taksim Square and the Galata Tower, which is 1,4 kilometers (0.87 miles).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye
Built by Turhan Hatice, the Sultan Mehmed IV mother, between 1660-1665. The market is the center for spice trade in Istanbul, where you can even find sweets such as Turkish Delights, Baklava, and souvenirs.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Istanbul Asian Side Tour

Stop At: Kadıköy/İstanbul, Türkiye
With its historic buildings, cozy streets, traditional restaurants, cafes, bars, and shopping areas, Kadıköy is one of Istanbul’s most attractive, popular districts. Besides these elements, Kadıköy consists of some neighborhoods; Moda, Bahariye, Fenerbahçe, Sanatçılar (artisans) Street and Tellalzade Street are worth visiting.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Uskudar, Uskudar, Istanbul
The district was called Khyrsopolis, which means “the golden city” in ancient times. Uskudar is the most historical district of the Asian side with the Ottoman Mosques. The most well-known symbol of the district is the Maiden’s Tower.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuzguncuk, 34674 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Türkiye
This is the first Istanbul’s Jewish settlement that it is unknown when they settled exactly. The sources of the 17th century say that Kuzguncuk was a small Jewish settlement. Today, Kuzguncuk is famous for the colorful wooden classical Turkish, Roman private houses.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Beylerbeyi, Uskudar, Istanbul 34676 Turkiye
One of the most beautiful Istanbul neighborhoods was located by the Bosphorus Bridge and Beylerbeyi Palace. It is famous for its cafes and seafood restaurants. You should take a seat and have a cup of Turkish Coffee and feel the breeze of the Bosphorus
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Çengelköy, 34680 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Türkiye
The neighborhood was called Sophianai, which derived from the Roman Palace, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian II in the 6th century. There were the most beautiful Ottoman mansions, which are cafes and restaurants today. Once, they used to grow the most delicious cucumbers in Çengelköy.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Anadolu Hisarı, 34810 Beykoz/İstanbul, Türkiye
The name of the neighborhood derives from an Ottoman Fortress built by the Ottoman Sultan Yildirim Bayezid between 1393-1394, long before Istanbul’s conquest by the Ottomans. Anadolu Hisarı neighborhood contains an Ottoman pavilion which s called Küçüksu pavilion, built by the Ottoman Sultan Abdulmejid in the 19th century.
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

  • Private 3 Day Guided Tour
  • Professional, Licensed & Local Tour Guide
  • All Taxes
  • Full day private vehicle for Asian Side Tour

  • Gratuities
  • Museum Tickets
  • Food & Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Transportation for Historical Sites Tour (Tram & Public Transport available)
  • Transportation for Bosphorus Cruise Tour (Tram & Public Transport available)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Istanbul Cruise Port, GalataPort


  • ISTANBUL PORT enterance, Kılıçali Paşa, 34433 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Türkiye

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User's Reviews


28 Sep, 2022

Our tour guide is very experienced, great knowledge of the history of the city. Flexible and easy going. We were a large group and she was always looking out for us, and always on time. We visited every place that was expected and then some local cuisine restaurants to let us have a deep experience of their culture. She was fluent in Spanish,


16 Jul, 2022

Just Superb! Our family spent 3 days in Istanbul with our guide Hakan. He was amazing! Not only was his knowledge excellent, but he shared so much of his culture too. He took us to off the beaten path restaurants and experiences. His English is excellent and by the second day he felt like family. We always had a plan for each day, but he would also customize it based on our interests. We highly recommend this agency. Hakan truly made our experience in Istanbul the trip of a lifetime.

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