Istanbul is an amazing stop during the cruise journies and hundreds of cruises visit Istanbul during the year including Seabourn Odyssey, Imperial River Cruises, River Duchess, River Princess, MS AmaCello, Wind Spirit, Oceania Nautica and Wind Star cruise ships. Istanbul welcomes the cruise travellers with a lot to see remained from two huge empires of the history, Byzantine (Eastern Roman) and Ottoman Empires. The cultural and architectural heritages of Istanbul are breath taking such as Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, The Mosque of Sultan Suleyman The Magnificient, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace, Chora Church Museum and Basilica Cictern. Natural beatuies are exceptional as well spread over 2 continets along Golden Horn, Bophorus and Black Sea. Despite the fact of so many places to see, cruise travellers visiting Istanbul mostly having limited time in the city. The tours provided by the cruise companies or by their local suppliers operate the tours by leaving only a short time at sites either because of logistic necessities or to spend more time at the contracted local shops. If you do not want to join crowds of regular tour groups of very commercially designed and drawen from one place to another, you must put your self aside and visit the city in freedom and cool.

Just at this time point, Efendi Travel offers private tours for cruise travellers visiting Istanbul. Our tours are only private by providing you a professional tour guide and an air-conditioned van. That is all you need to save your money and time for exploring Istanbul in a short time. Your advance questions will be replied by our professional travel agents to form the best daily programme. Your vehicle will be a Mercedes Vito or Sprinter depending how many people you are. You will be picked up from the cruise port and drop off at the port again after the tour. Our guides are licensed by The Ministry of Culture and they are quite experianced in their work. All have a university degree in tour guidance with a long term education on history, archeology, geography, art history and religons history. A guide will not give you only documental information and introduce you the local life and people. They also know best what to find or where to buy. Our private tours for cruise travellers in Istanbul operate all year and provided in almost every language. The prices differ in accordance with the no of tour attenders and the places to visit, thus please contact with us in advance to inform your expectations and get our offer.

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