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Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour

Our most accessible tour!
The Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour is the most accessible tour we offer. A wheelchair accessible van will spend 4 hours driving you between the most spectacular sights in Istanbul.

On this Istanbul wheelchair accessible tour, disabled visitors will be able to avoid the cobblestones and hills in Istanbul. The tour includes a professional tour guide, a wheelchair accessible van, and a driver.

You’ll be able to see more of Istanbul on this tour than any other tour. In addition to the typical guided tour sights like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, you’ll also see other less-visited attractions like the Galata Tower, the Dolmabahce Palace, the Rumeli Fortress, and the Valens Aqueduct.

Combine this tour with the Highlights of Istanbul Accessible Walking Tour and get €150 off! You’ll get to see all of the sights on the accessible van driving tour and visit the interiors of the Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, and Blue Mosque!


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Tour Highlights

– Blue Mosque
– Hippodrome
– Hagia Sophia
– Topkapi Palace
– Old City Walls
– Grand Bazaar
– Spice Market
– Mosque of Suleymaniye the Magnificent
– Valens aqueduct
– Golden Horn
– Galata Bridge
– Galata Tower
– Dolmabahce Palace
– Taksim Square
– Rumeli Fortress

Accessibility Details

The Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour has a 5 Star Sage Accessibility Rating (our highest rating) because it uses a van with a wheelchair ramp that is suitable for heavy electric wheelchairs and mobility scooters. It also avoids the cobblestones and hills found almost everywhere in Istanbul.

After you depart your cruise ship, you’ll pass through the red buildings shown in the photo on the left. The Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour starts with your professionally-licensed tour guide greeting you at the Istanbul cruise terminal exit (shown in the photo on the right).


You will be comfortably transported into the Istanbul city center using a wheelchair accessible van.


Your tour guide on the Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour will describe the significance and history of both the 400 year old Blue Mosque (shown on the left) and the Hagia Sophia (shown on the right).

Image of the Blue Mosque The entrance to the Hagia Sophia ia on the left side of this picture.  There is level access.

This Istanbul wheelchair accessible tour will visit the Hippodrome (aka Sultanahmet Square) located just in front of the Blue Mosque. Your professionally-licensed tour guide will tell you about the chariot races held here, the 3500 year old Egyptian obelisk, the “walled obelisk”, and the Serpent Column brought here from Delphi by Constantine I in 324 AD.  You will also see the Dolmabahce Palace (shown in the photo on the right).


The Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour will show you the Valens aqueduct (shown in the photo on the left) and the Rumeli Fortress (shown in the photo on the right).


Tour Details

Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost:  €470 for 1-2 people, €495 for 3-4 people, and €550 for 5-6 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
* €20 off if booked as part of an accessible Istanbul travel package
Days of the week the tour is offered:  Every day of the week.
Meet-up time: 8:30 am
Meet-up place: Cruise dock or accessible hotel lobby
Dress code: In mosques you will need to cover your knees and shoulders. Mosques can typically supply you with a piece of fabric to cover yourself. In the Blue Mosque, ladies do not need to cover their heads.
Maximum number of people on tour: The accessible van can hold 6 people.
Entrance tickets: Not included. Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability. Otherwise, the Topkapi Palace is 40 TL, the Hagia Sophia is 40 TL, and the Basilica Cistern is 20 TL.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/lunch, and gratuities.


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Read more:

Istanbul Accessible Travel – main page 
   Pros and Cons of Istanbul Disabled Access 
   9 Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips for Istanbul Turkey 
   8 Keys to Success for Istanbul Disabled Travel 
   Istanbul Cruise Port Disabled Access Review 
   Hagia Sophia Disabled Access Review 
   Blue Mosque Wheelchair Accessibility 
   Disabled Access at Istanbul Topkapi Palace 
   Travel Insurance for Disabled Travelers 
   Accessible Hotels in Istanbul 
   Istanbul Accessibility Guide by John Sage 
   Istanbul Trip Planning by Sage Traveling – Travel with Ease! 
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   Sultanahmet Istanbul Accessible Private Tour 
   Panoramic Istanbul Wheelchair Accessible Tour 
   Half-day Highlights of Istanbul Handicap Accessible Tour 
   Half-day Turkish Istanbul Accessible Guided Tour 
   Old City Istanbul Accessible Group Tour 
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