Orient Express Trail

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Orient Express Trail

Be transported back to 19th century Istanbul as we take the Orient Express Trail Walk and discover the area that inspired Agatha Christie's famous novel.

Duration: 4 Hours
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Get a glimpse of 19th century Istanbul and the days of the luxurious Orient Express.
  • Ride on the oldest subway in the world and take a short Golden Horn boat ride.
  • Enjoy a guided walk along the streets of Galata and Beyoglu.

Full Description

Be transported back to the glorious days of 19th century Istanbul on this tour! Visit Constantinople Train Station, today Sirkeci Train Station, and see the original Orient Express train carriages of the Wagon-Lits company. Explore the old shops, markets, mosques and churches of the area and hear about Agatha Christie's famous novel, "Murder on the Orient Express", which was inspired by this area. 

The tour will continue with a short boat tour around the Golden Horn and then we will see the oldest subway in the world, "The Tunnel", which goes up a steep hill from Karakoy to Sishane. The tour will end with a walk around the busy streets of Galata and Beyoglu.



  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional guided tour in English.
  • Pick up and drop off services from centrally located hotels.
  • Refreshments.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • This tour is only available on Tuesdays.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Fernando - April 17, 2019

I am a book lover and a fan of Agatha Christie. I am very happy to visit the place where she got inspiration from.

Claudia - July 18, 2019

Strolling in the shops, getting a boat ride, seeing the tunnel were much more than what we paid. It is really worth the price. My boyfriend and me enjoyed a lot!

Lorenzo - May 10, 2019

Seeing the oldest subway of the world was cool. Unique experience with a unique tour.

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