Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour (With Small Groups)
Day Tour Turkey
We present you our tour called Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour (With Small Groups), which is one of day tours from Istanbul.
Duration: 1 Day
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE ISTANBUL?
Istanbul, located in the northwest part of the country, is considered Turkey’s economic, cultural, and historical center. With its rich history and strategic location, Istanbul has been a melting pot of diverse cultures for centuries.Istanbul offers unique experiences to visitors, from exploring ancient landmarks to enjoying modern amenities.
If you’re planning a trip to Turkey, don’t miss the chance to visit Istanbul.
In Istanbul, visitors can marvel at the stunning architecture of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, both of which are centuries-old landmarks. The city is also known for its bustling markets, such as the Grand Bazaar, where visitors can find everything from traditional Turkish carpets to exotic spices.
For those who enjoy a more modern vibe, Istanbul’s nightlife scene is second to none, with countless bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from.
CONCEPT OF THE TOUR
Discover Istanbul’s rich history and breathtaking landmarks on the Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour. Begin your day with a convenient pick-up from your hotel or cruise port at 8:15 am. Your expert guide will take you on a journey through the city’s iconic sights.
Start your tour at the Spice Bazaar, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar, where the air is filled with an array of enticing aromas. Explore the diverse array of herbs, spices, and other goods on offer.
Next, marvel at the architectural wonder of the Bosphorus Bridge, which connects the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. Standing at a height of 197 feet (60 m), it offers stunning views of the city.
Continue your adventure to Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul. From its panoramic overlook, behold breathtaking vistas of the cityscape.
Visit the opulent Beylerbeyi Palace, a lavish 19th-century residence that once served as the summer retreat for Ottoman sultans. Immerse yourself in its rich history and admire its beautiful furnishings. Indulge in a mouthwatering lunch at a traditional Turkish restaurant.
Embark on a memorable Bosphorus Cruise that showcases the unique beauty and charm of Istanbul. Marvel at the striking scenery as you cruise along the Bosphorus Strait, a waterway that separates and connects the two continents of Europe and Asia.
Lastly, catch a glimpse of the majestic Rumeli Fortress from the sea. Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452, this impressive military structure was constructed in record time of only four months to protect and control the Bosphorus. Though you won’t have an interior visit, you can appreciate its remarkable architecture from the outside.
After an unforgettable day of exploration, you will be transferred back to your hotel or cruise port around 17:30.
Included in the tour price are hotel pick-up and drop-off (limited to the European side of Istanbul and Istanbul cruise port), comfortable transport in an air-conditioned coach, an English-speaking guide, entrance fees to attractions, lunch at a traditional Turkish restaurant, and all local taxes and service charges.
Please note that gratuities are optional and food and drinks, unless specified, are not included. The tour requires a moderate amount of walking and is not wheelchair accessible. Additionally, please be aware that the Spice Bazaar is closed during religious holidays.
This tour is available every day of the week, except for Mondays and Thursdays. If desired, it can be arranged as a private tour for an additional cost. Please keep in mind that the regular group tour includes a shopping stop.
Embark on the Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour to experience Istanbul’s fascinating history, stunning landmarks, and captivating beauty.