Istanbul Local Guide Shopping Tour

memories for a lifetime

Shopping Tour

$70

Detail about the package

What's included

Tour Type: Private, Walking, Shopping
Duration: 3 Hours
PLACES TO BE

Grand Bazaar, Egyptian (Spice) Market

Grand Bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in Turkey and the world. It is a center where 10,000 people work, millions of people visit every year. There are various business lines such as crafted jewels, gold, precious fabrics, shawls, carpets, furs, copper, bronze, ceramic, alabaster pots, onyx, glass and leather products. All create a rich collection of souvenirs and decorative goods. 4000 authentic shops are side by side, a world of shopping with 64 streets, 22 gates, 45,000 square meters covered area.

With your private guide’s lead, you’ll avoid getting lost in the markets and practise haggling skills to get the best deals. You can join a carpet-making workshop or try to create some pottery in ceramic workshop.

Second stop is Spice market for spices, dried fruits, cheeses, sausages, jams, nuts and seeds, locum (Turkish Delight) and other fresh edibles.

Available

Everyday, 365 day in a year.

Guidance

During your walking tour a professional guide will be leading you.

Tıppıngs

Tipping for the guide is approx. 15-20% of total fee.

No Hotel & Tansportation Services

Accomodation or transportation services aren't included.

no Tickets & Food & Beverages

Museums and transportation tickets, food service and personal expenses aren't included in the fee.

Meeting point

Your Hotel, port, oldtown - if your hotel is not in the city center you should come to meeting point by yourself.

Ending point

Your hotel, port, oldtown - if your hotel is not in the city center you should return to your hotel by yourself.

Please Note:

1- During Religious Eids and National Holidays, All Bazaars are closed. 

2- Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

Our Recommendation

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Maps & Location

It’s a walking tour so we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes. 

Try some street food along the walking route.

Do not cancel without informing your guide. Canceling 24 hours earlier in any situation is fair enough.

 

Professional guide is a well educated, licenced, and experienced person who works full time in tourism sector. Licenced guides fee is decided by the Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture.

A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.