Full Day Istanbul Classic & Bosphorus Cruise Combination Tour (With Small Groups)
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We present you our tour called Full Day Istanbul Classic & Bosphorus Cruise Combination 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 the best of Istanbul with the Full Day Istanbul Classic & Bosphorus Cruise Combination Tour. This comprehensive tour combines two half-day tours to ensure you experience the highlights of the city in one exciting day.
The tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel or cruise port at 8:30 am. You will first join the morning Istanbul Classic tour, where you will visit some of the most iconic landmarks of Istanbul. Explore the impressive Hagia Sophia Museum, a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. Admire the stunning Blue Mosque, known for its striking blue tiles and grand design.
Discover the ancient Hippodrome, once the heart of Byzantine Constantinople. And immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, where you can browse and shop for souvenirs.
After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, the tour continues with the Bosphorus Cruise in the afternoon. Step aboard a comfortable cruise boat and sail along the picturesque Bosphorus Strait, which divides Europe and Asia.
Marvel at the breathtaking views of Istanbul’s skyline, dotted with magnificent palaces, mosques, and historical landmarks. Learn about the city’s rich history and culture from your knowledgeable English-speaking guide.
At the end of the tour, around 5:30 pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel or cruise port, ensuring a hassle-free experience.
The tour price includes convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off (European side of Istanbul only) or Istanbul cruise port, as well as transportation in an air-conditioned coach. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide throughout the tour who will provide you with interesting insights and commentary.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and benefit from the inclusion of all entrance fees, local taxes, and service charges.
Please note that gratuities are optional and not included in the tour price. Additionally, food and drinks, unless specified, are also not included.
Important information to keep in mind: be prepared for a moderate amount of walking during the tour. It’s important to note that during religious holidays, the Spice Market and Grand Bazaar are closed.
On Mondays, the Hagia Sophia Museum is closed and will be replaced with a visit to the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici).
On Fridays, the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation as it is closed for religious prayer services. However, you will still be able to appreciate the exterior of the Blue Mosque.
If you prefer a more personalized experience, the tour can be provided as a private tour at an additional cost. Please also note that there will be a shopping stop included in the regular group tour.
The pick-up and drop-off service is available from city center hotels, including the Old City, Taksim, and Beyoglu hotels. For those staying outside the city center, an additional cost will apply, and the specific details will be communicated once you provide your exact pick-up location.
Get ready for a full-day adventure exploring Istanbul’s classic highlights and cruising along the beautiful Bosphorus. Book your tour now for an unforgettable experience!