Bosphorus Boat Cruise

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise: There are two options for Istanbul Bosphorus cruise tours. Half day morning tour departs at 08:30 and half day afternoon tour departs 13:30.  

Morning Bosphorus Cruise Tour
From: 08:30  –  To: 12:30
Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour
From: 13:30 – To: 17:00


You will be picked up from your hotel at 08:30, drive to from Marmara seaside, Old city walls and along the Golden Horn and visiting Spice Bazaar than transferred to the cruise ship. Sail up the Bosphorus, the waterway between Europe and Asia, passing under the suspension bridges and viewing Ottoman summer palaces, waterside mansions and modern villas which line the European and Asian coasts. At the end of the tour transfer back to hotel between 12:30 – 13:00

Afternoon Bosphorus cruise starts to pick up from the hotels at 13:30 and programme are same just difference is instead of Spice Bazaar you will get on Cable Car and climb to Pierloti Hill and spend time.

Duration: 4 Hours
Departure: All Year Round
Rate: 30 Euro Per Person

Highlights: City Wall, Golden Horn, Bosphorus Boat Cruise, Spice Bazaar (only morning tour), Cable Car & Pier Loti Hill (only afternoon tour)

Tour Programme

City Walls
The first breach of the walls was by the Fouth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.

Drive By Bus to Golden Horn
As a natural and extremely secure harbour, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.

Spice Bazaar (in the morning tour)
It is located at Eminonu behind the New Mosque(Valide Sultan Mosque).It was constructed by Turhan Sultan in 1660 as a pious foundation attached to New Mosque.

Cable Car & Pier Loti Hill (in Afternoon Tour)
Was named after the Famous French writer, you will enjoy the magnificent scenery of Golden Horn and city.

Bosphorus on Boat Cruise
A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion, you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gathers every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
After the cruise lunch in the restaurant

What Is Included
# Hotel pick up
# Hotel drop off
# Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
# All Transportation by non-smoking and air-conditioned touristic vehicle
# Boat Cruise

Spice Bazaar on Sunday / Replaced with Pierre Loti.

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