The Private Accessible 4 hour Istanbul Guided Tour takes visitors to the top four attractions in this Turkish City. This accessible guided tour is perfect for disabled travelers who prefer not to/cannot walk or roll long distances as all of the sites are located in close proximity to each other.
Begin this accessible guided tour of Istanbul by meeting the driver and professional tour guide at the Istanbul cruise dock or accessible hotel. You will board your very own wheelchair accessible van and enjoy the short ride into the city center. You will visit the world famous Blue Mosque. Your knowledgeable tour guide can direct you to the wheelchair accessible entrance and arrange “skip the line” privileges. Learn the history behind this mosque and the significance of its architecture. Please note that no outside wheelchairs or scooters are allowed on the inside blue carpet. The Blue Mosque does provide inside wheelchairs for those who would like to visit the inside (wheelchair users must transfer).
This guided tour of accessible Istanbul continues with a visit to the Hippodrome, located just outside of the Blue Mosque. Your professional tour guide will enlighten you with the years of history contained within this square, including the 3,500year old obelisk of Egyptian origin. You will also enjoy visiting the Hagia Sophia that has been a church, mosque and museum over its long history of existence. Using the wheelchair friendly entrance, you will tour the inside and witness the beauty contained within the architecture and one of a kind mosaics.
One of the last sites visited on this Istanbul accessible guided tour is the Basilica Cistern. This ancient cistern is fully accessible with your guide securing special permission to use the step-free entrance and wheelchair lift. Marvel at this unique structure that was fed via aqueduct and has the capacity to hold approximately 80,000 cubic meters of water! At the end of this guided tour, your driver and guide will escort you back to the Istanbul cruise dock or hotel in the comfort of your wheelchair accessible van.
- Basilica Cistern
- Blue Mosque
- Hagia Sophia