This is a brand new way to see Istanbul, like never before! Soaring across the famous skyline, like a bird, over the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Then over the Bosphorous and along the shoreline past famous bridges and to Kadikoy and the Galata Tower.
With a professional crew, boasting the best pilots, your tour will be complete with audio tour guide, as you fly over these amazing sights. Istanbul helicopter tour gives you a completely different perspective of the Istanbul skyline, together with the adrenaline thrill of a helicopter ride.
The helicopters can seat up to 7 people and the tour can last up to 45 minutes of air time, giving you the chance to see so much more than if you were on the ground in a long line of tourists, qeueing up to see these famous historical sites.
Where most larger cities offer a similar type of tour, it should be noted that Istanbul is the only city with a foot in two continents. Here where East meets West you can fly from Europe to Asia, one continent to another, in minutes. Istanbul with everything it has to offer, is the ultimate Turkish experience, once tasted, never forgotten.
In 2023, price of Helicopter Tour in Istanbul is 1500 € for 15 minutes, 2200 € for 30 minutes, 3000 € for 45 minutes.
Everyday, all year round, anytime between 08:00 to 22:00.
Your experience begins when you are picked up from your Istanbul hotel and brought to the helicopter pad in the city. Here you will meet the crew and be given a safety talk and an overview of the tour you are about to undertake. After you are fully prepared all that is left to do is get in the chopper and lift off to the skies above.
In the air you will see the most famous of sights that most tourists never get to see, be amazed at the size of the Topkapi Palace taken in one vista from the air. You will see the close proximity of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, while also being able to see the shape of the original Hippodrome that once stood there in Sultan Ahmet Square. As you fly over the Bosphorous and its ancient bridges you will see for yourself how the ancient and modern sit, side by side, in this magnificent gem of a city.
Once your tour is complete, you will return to the base, on an adrenalin high that pretty much nothing can compare with, before your onward journey back to your pick up point.
Cost of Istanbul Helicopter Tour is 1500 € for 15 minutes, 2200 € for 30 minutes, 3000 € for 45 minutes.
Basically your camera and your awesome selves. You will kick yourself if you don’t bring a camera with you. And do give yourself a big slap on the back for choosing this most amazing tour of Istanbul.
If you have a special birthday or anniversary coming up while you are in town, this can be the most outstanding way to celebrate. A day that you will commemorate for the rest of your life.
Your professional pilot and crew plus flight and insurance.
Whilst there are no hidden extras to budget for with this experience you may wish to leave some gratuities at your own discretion.