Operated Everyday between 08:00 am / 17:00 pm
Tour Highlights : Dolmabahce Palace, Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque, Lunch, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Tour on Boat, City Walls, Golden Horn
Description :Our shuttle will pick you up from hotel or from cruise port drop off back at the end of the tour.
You will visit the following sights with an experienced and licensed professional tour guide with this tour.
Dolmabahce Palace : Dolmabahce Palace was ordered to be built by the Empire's 31st Sultan, Abdulmecid I, and built between the years 1843 and 1856.. The palace has an area of 45,000 m2 (11.2 acres), and contains 285 rooms, 46 halls, 6 baths (hamam) and 68 toilets.
Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque : The construction was originally backed by Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan. After she died, Sultan Abdulmecid, her son, continued to support the construction of the mosque. Upon completion in 1851, it was opened for prayer.
Shopping : As Turkey is one of the best leather producing countries in the world. We will watch a fashion-show in an outlet center which produces and manufactures different various of great quality leatherware. So it's a good opportunity to have a look at the reasonable priced good quality leather accessories.
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) : The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of various spices, cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice. Shops selling spices, fruits, vegetables, flowers, turkish delights etc..
Bosphorus Tour on Boat : A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating 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 gather 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. .
Rumeli Fortress (from the sea, no interior visit) :Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conqueror took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
The Lander's Tower (from the sea, no interior visit) :This is a small and attractive tower built on an islet at the entrance to the Bosphorus. It is one of the symbols of Istanbul. Used in the past as a watchtower and a lighthouse, it has been preserved in its 19th Century appearance.
City Walls : The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth 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 harbor, 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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE Dolmabahce Palace is Closed on Monday. This tour is NOT OPERATED on MONDAY .
- 65 Euro / Special Deal !
- Child between 3-7 age : 50 Euro
- Child between 0-2 age : FREE ( no meal)
- NO Advance Payment Required! Book NOW and pay on the tour date...
What is included in tour?
- Hotel Pick-up & drop-off by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
- Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
- Professional Licenced Tour Guide.
- Services Charges & Local Taxes.
What is excluded in tour?
- Tips and gratuities
- Drinks at lunch
- Personal expenses
Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off Service and Other Informations
- Owing to traffic difficulties, pickups may delay beyond our control.
- FREE Pick-up & Drop-off service available only from hotels in city center.
- Extra Pick up Drop off charge from Asian Side 70 Euro for two ways Extra Pick up Drop off charge from Europian Side 40 to 70 Euro for two ways.
Such as center; Levent, Maslak, Atakoy, Bakirkoy, Yesilkoy, Bahcesehir, Gunesli, Merter, Beylikduzu, Yenibosna etc..
Please ask price for pick up possibility from other locations.
Group Booking : Please Contact US for Group Booking Discounts or for other questions.