Explore Istanbul & it's carpets
This tour focuses mainly on the world famous Turkish Carpet industry. So avail this opportunity to indulge yourself & acquire some exquisite pieces.
No tour can be complete without a feel of the rich culture, heritage & history of this country. So you will get to visit some of the important spots too, like the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Hipodrom & Roman Cistern.
During this full day tour you will be visiting:
The Blue Mosque
St Sophia Museum &
Roman Cistern in the forenoon
Visit a Carpet weaving workshop to watch the famousTurkish hand-made carpet weaving and learn about the different materiels used, differences between double knots and single knots, hand-spun wools and industrial-spun wools, natural dyes and chemical dyes, cocoon silk and artificial silk, Turkish rugs and Oriental rugs etc.
You will have an opportunity to buy carpets at very competitive prices.They are all accompanied by a certificate. The rug company that we visit will be offering door to door delivery of the rugs for your covenience.
This tour will be made by me, your guide. Just for your information, I am the author & publisher of the only guide-book on buying Turkish Rugs in Turkey.
Pick up/ Drop off
Any admission fees
Lunch, Drinks & Personal Expenses
I normally charge 175 USD a flat fee for 1 person and additional25 USD per additional person in the group.
Speacial discounts for families and young travellers ( younger than 25) and big groups are possible.
Contributed By Ali Yalniz
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