Isn’t a vacation the best way to spend quality time together as a family? Besides, travelling is one of the best tools of educating your child about the world, cultures, differences and similarities which will help them to become happy and wise adults. However, we know that travelling with kids might be tough from time to time. For parents, it is usually difficult to keep the energetic children entertained and enjoy the trip at the same time. The possibility is that at the end, the vacation either becomes a “kid” vacation during which the parents miss the chance to do the things they are interested in or a “parents” vacation after which even the word “vacation” becomes a nightmare for the kid. After years of experience, we solved this problem with careful planing and attention to detail. You can see below a sample itineray we use for familes with kids visiting Istanbul. We can also tailor a special, hassle-free vacation for your family in Turkey.

Our day will start at 9:00 AM. We will pick you up from your hotel with a private van.

Miniaturk:

Our first stop will be one of the largest miniature parks of the world with 129 models from in and around Turkey. A real feast for the eyes! Not only for kids, for the grown-ups, too!

Istanbul Aquarium:

Welcome to the biggest thematic aquarium of the world with 17,000 land and sea creatures! We will be following a geographical route that hosts 16 themes and 1 rainforest, going from the Blacksea towards the Pasific.

Let's take a short lunch break while enjoying an endless view of the Marmara Sea! There are delicious choices for every family member.

Suleymaniye Mosque:

Build by Mimar Sinan, the grand master of architecture, on the order of Suleyman the Magnificent, the largest mosque of the city have been captivating the visitors for centuries.

Hagia Sophia :

It is time to step into the "eight wonder of the world"! (according to East-Roman Philon, 6th century) A great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.

Chora Church :

One of the best-preserved collections of Byzantine mosaics and frescoes anywhere! Don't forget to pay attention of the Church's unique construction! Unforgetable!

Ceramic Making Demonstration and Workshop :

Get ready to watch a kick-wheel demonstration with a master-potter! Don't miss the chance to join the master on the platform after the show!

Underground Cistern (or Basilica Cistern) :

Let's join James Bond in "From Russia with Love" or Robert Langdon of Dan Brown's "Inferno" to save the world! We are at the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.

! Please note that we need at least 12 hours of preparatory time to make your tour flawless !

Our Tour:

 

Includes :

 

Full-day private van (air-conditioned, non-smoking) with driver

 

Full-day private guide

 

All entrance and parking fees

 

Drinking water, fruit juice, snacks & sweets for all ages are complementary.

 

One stroller will be ready in your van.  Please ask, if you need an additional one.

 

 

 

Excludes : 

 

Lunch

 

Just give us a call or send an e-mail for all of your other requests and/or requirements.

 

An English-speaking helper can be arranged for the tour.  Please inform us in advance.