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SHORE EXCURSION HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL - HT10

 

To see the true beauty magnificent city of Istanbul.. This tour giving a change for this. You can stand between two continents in Bosphorus cruise and admire to beauty of Istanbul.

 
  Covers  
 
  • Full-day, 09.00 to 17.00 eight-hour tour of Istanbul and its six different attractions
  • Cruise in small bay Golden Horn and Bosphorus up to two hours
  • To see the city from two different hills in two different continents; Pierre Loti and Camlica Hill
  • Drive through to defending walls of Byzantine era
  • Visit magnificent Baroque style Dolmabahçe Place
  • Drive over Bosphorus Bridge to Asian side

Everyday Departure
, All year around

60 $ 85
 
           Per Person
 
 
 
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Istanbul port for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity you would not do payment.

Cruise in Golden Horn: As a natural and extremely secures harbor, the Golden Horn, the inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long with nice view of old and new part of the city.
                        
Cruise in Bosphorus: One of the biggest natural channel in the world lying between Black Sea and Sea of Marmara and divided city of Istanbul in two part as Asia and Europe. Both side of the channel there are so many imperial places, mosques, wooden summer houses and magnificent view of Istanbul.

Fortress of Europe or Rumeli Fortress (from sea): Order to built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II in 1452, just one year before he conquered Constantinople. It completed in such a short period, about four months and the aim was to control the sea traffic in Bosphorus from the north.

Pierre Loti Hill: Pierre Loti is the pen name of French author Julien Viaud who lived in Istanbul in late 19th. century. He soon adopted Ottoman life style and very much liked spending time at cafes on the hill. That’s why this hill with nice view of Istanbul call with his name.
 
City Walls: Defending wall of the city during the Byzantine time from 4th to 15th century. 23 km walls turns around all historical city. However some parts become ruins and some more are restored it is still shown magnificent of Constantinople.

Dolmabahce Palace: Second imperial palace for Ottoman Sultans, built in 1856 and until 1922 last six Ottoman Sultans lived and ruled the Empire from here. It is European style very luxury palace and one of the best examples of baroque style all around the world. It has 260 rooms, 44 ceremonial halls, 25 bathrooms and so many European furniture and decoration.

Bosphorus Bridge and Camlica Hill: The highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style.

This part of the tour will apply only if your time allow.

 

Inclusions:
- Museum entrances
- Picked up and drop off from your hotel and all transportations
- English speaking professional tourist guide
- Lunch
Exclusions:
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Drinks at lunch

 
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
HIGHLIGHTS OF ISTANBUL
 

*Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday, will be replace with Chora Museum in these days.
*Tour starts at meeting point at 9.00 am, we will pick you up from your hotel before that.
*This is a group tour with average 20 persons but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour
*However this is full day tour from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. You can either chose only morning or afternoon part with half price.
*Free for ages of 0 - 2
*%30 discount for children below the age of 7 years old

 
 
 
 
 
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