Duration: 8 hours (approx)
Departure: Everyday (except Monday & Sunday)
You shall be picked up from the Istanbul airport, Istanbul hotel ,Istanbul Marina or your cruise ship port in Istanbul. Bosphorus guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Bosphorus your will take approximately 8 hours and after will drive you back to your Istanbul hotel ,Istanbul Marina ,Istanbul airport orIstanbul harbor in Turkey.
In this full day tour our first stop is Dolmabahce Palace, recent residence of Ottoman Sultans. Dolmabahce palace has a great meaning for Turkish people since the supreme leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had used the palace as a residence and spent his last days in this palace. The palace famous for it’s European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. Then, we will visit to Yildiz Royal Garden. We take a walk in the imperial gardens ornamented with some kiosks and beautiful vegetation in the mittle of Istanbul . After lunch, we will continue to Rustem Pasa Mosque then walk through the Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Market). The variety of spices here is amazing, you can find dried spices, ground spices, boxed spices, even turkish delight, sweets, baclava, and dried fruits and nuts like almonds etc. And as you are walking through the bazaar it has quite a strong smell of mixed spices. Then embark to the boat for Bosphorus cruise which takes about 1.5 hours. During this excursion you will see the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Maiden´s Tower, Bosphorus bridges, Rumeli and Anadolu fortresses and Ottoman Residences. End of the tour return to your hotel.
“No hidden extra cost!”
- Transportation by air-conditioned coach.
- Pick-up and drop-off services.
- Professional English speaking guide and entrance fees
- Local taxes.
What’s Not Included
- Tips (optional).
- Personal expenses.