Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise tour

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise tour
Key Information:
Tour Duration: approx. 5,5 - 6 hours
Days of Operation: Every day
Season: All Year
Tour Highlights :Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace survived from the glory of the great Ottoman Empire.It was a city-palace with population approximately 4,000 people. It housed all the Ottoman sultans from Sultan Mehmet II to Abdulmecit, for nearly 400 years and 25 Sultans.
Guide: English speaking guide (tours in other languages are availbale)
Departure from: .

 

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise tour program

Spice Bazaar, Cruise on the Bosphorus, Dolmabahce Palace , Camlica Hill
Spice bazaar is located in Fatih , in Ottoman period Egyptian Exports used to sell here because of that Spice Bazaar is also known Egyptian Market.

Cruise on the Bosphorus, The Bosphorus is a narrow, navigable Strait between Europe and Asia connecting the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. Rumeli and Anadolu Fortresses are located at the narrowest point of Bosphorus. Along the Bosphorus There are magnificent Ottoman palaces and very beautiful mosques.

Dolmabahce Palace ,Towards the end of the Ottoman Empire, in the 19C, the Westernization movement was dominant. For the Ottomans who lived in Istanbul, `West ` was in the `north` beyond the Golden Horn . In mid-nineteenth century they moved a few kilometers to the north for (Dolmabahce Palace) and this change took the Empire to an entirely different dimension. `Dolma` is filled or stuffed and `bahce` is garden in Turkish. The site of the Dolmabahce Palace was obtained by filling the small bay on the Bosphorus giving the palace its name.

Camlica Hill is one of the seven famous hills in Istanbul . The highest point vicinity of Istanbul, 267 meters above sea level. It has a small tea house in the midst of the pine grove which gives peak its name. When you climb to hill You will be amazed by marvelous view of Bosphorus.

Hagia Sophia
Blue Mosque
Hippodrome
Obelisk of Theodosius
Serpentine Column
German Fountain of Wilhelm II
Grand Covered Bazaar

Tour included:
All full day tours include entry fees, parking and road tolls.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel, but some tours may be done as a walking tour.
All Transportation in A/C non-smoking car or minibus with professional English speaking guide and driver and their daily expenses.

Istanbul Museums are closed on these days
Sunday Grand Covered Bazaar and Spice Market.
Monday Dolmabahce/Beylerbeyi Palaces, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, St. Sophia, Military Museum.
Tuesday Topkapi Palace, Military Museum.
Wednesday Chora (Kariye) Museum, Rumeli Fortress, Sadberk Hanim Museum.
Thursday Dolmabahce / Beylerbeyi Palaces.

 

Take with you

  • Camera.
  • Hat.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Water.

Included in price
Professional English speaking guide (tour in other language is available).
Air conditioned vehicle with the driver
All entrance fees stated in the program.
All local taxes.
Lunch (optional)
No extra or hidden costs!

Excluded in price
Tipping and drinks.

 

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