Istanbul, Turkey
Save to Wishlist

Select Date and Travellers

Number of travellers
Loading available options...

Save to Wishlist

clock-o8 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English

Overview

Discover the sights around the Bosphorus on this full-day small-group Istanbul tour, including a sightseeing cruise. With an expert guide, learn about Istanbul’s historical importance as a crossroads between Europe and Asia as you visit the Spice Bazaar and Beylerbeyi Palace. In between, enjoy lunch and a wonderful Bosphorus cruise on a shared sightseeing boat, gliding by palaces, villas and bustling waterfronts. Lastly, cross the Bosphorus Bridge for stellar city views from Camlica Hill. Lunch is included and numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience.
  • Full-day Bosphorus sightseeing cruise and tour in Istanbul, with an expert local guide
  • Explore the vibrant Spice Bazaar and exquisite Rustem Pasha Mosque
  • Cruise between Europe and Asia on a shared Bosphorus sightseeing boat
  • Pass top Istanbul attractions including the Dolmabahce Palace, Rumeli Fortress and more
  • Savor an included lunch and visit the Beylerbeyi Palace, once a summer retreat of the sultans
  • Drive across the vast Bosphorus Bridge for views from Camlica Hill
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience
After hotel pickup in Istanbul, travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the colorful Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar). Hear about this historical souk from your informative guide, and stroll inside to experience the spice, herb, sweet, nut and Turkish Delight stalls.
Continue to the waterfront to join a sightseeing cruise on the Bosphorus, the strait that divides Europe and Asia.
Admire the views over two continents as your shared boat passes Ottoman villas, markets and mosques; and watch for landmarks such as the Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace and Rumeli Fortress. 
After the cruise and a stop for lunch, go ashore to view the 19th-century Beylerbeyi, a one-time imperial Ottoman summer residence. Explore the lavish rooms, still adorned with their original furniture, and see the gardens, complete with a bathing pavilion for the sultans’ harems.
Finally, take a scenic drive across the world-famous Bosphorus Bridge, crossing from Europe to Asia. Soak up the views on route and then climb Camlica Hill on the city's Asian side.
After time to admire the sweeping city views from here, your tour comes to an end.
mobile_o
Having trouble booking online?
(888) 651-9785
Call (888) 651-9785
Product code: 30042P11

Explore Similar Things to Do