VIP Layover In Istanbul

This is speed-sightseeing at its best, with a private guide!


  • Make the most out of your layover in Istanbul with a guided private tour around and into the city's top sights
  • Enjoy free public transport for up to 9 hours, and take a cruise on the Bosphorus before catching your transfer!
  • Roundtrip transport from Istanbul airport, plus fast-track entry into the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Harem
Got a layover in Istanbul? This VIP tour lets you see the city's top attractions ahead of the crowds in a limited amount of time.
Enjoy free public transport for six to nine hours, and a private guide to tell you historic facts on-the-go.
Meet your driver at the airport and head to the Hagia Sophia for a look around. Tour Topkapi Palace, the Harem, and learn about the city which gave rise to major civilizations. Take a cruise along the Bosphorous before heading back to catch your flight.


48 Hours
6-9 Hours
Airport Pick-up & Drop-off
Voucher Type
Not Allowed
Not Allowed

What You Get


  • Private roundtrip transport from Istanbul Airport
  • Guided tour with a local historian guide
  • Fast-track access to Hagia Sophia Museum
  • Fast-track access to Topkapi Palace Museum and its Harem
  • 90-minute Bosphorus Cruise
  • Public transportation in the city for one day


  • Entrance to Basilica Cistern

Additional Information

  • The tour is in English
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, you'll visit the Basilica Cisterna instead
  • This tour is eligible for those who land in Istanbul Airport before 08:00 in the morning and have a layover time of 6-9 hours
  • Children under 6 can join for free

How To Use

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is only valid on the date and time specified
  • The driver will be waiting for you after the luggage claim area in the airport and then take you to your tour guide at the Hagia Sophia Museum
  • The driver who'll be holding an 'Istanbul Welcome Card' sign
  • The tour starts at 09:00, please make sure to be on time

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Entrance Ticket
Age: 7 & above

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