Discover Two Continents of Istanbul & Bosphorus Cruise

Bosphorus Istanbul

Do not miss the opportunity to be in Two Continents in one day. Istanbul is located on two continents Asia & Europe, gives you a chance to be on two continents on the same day.

Bosphorus Cruise and Discover Two Continents Istanbul Tour is a great option to see the Asian side and European side at the same time while you are sailing on the Bosphorus.

Duration: Full Day
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Start: 08:30
End: 17:00
Transportation: +

TOUR ITINERARY

Today you will have a great enjoyable tour and have a chance to been on two continents.
Our staff will pick you up from your accommodation at around 08:30 then you will be taken to tour departure point. You will meet with Istanbul Tour Guide and other tour participants then start the tour.

Our first visit will be the Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Market) where you will find any kind of spices. All spices are fresh and you will be dazzling with its smelling. You will be able to shop in here as well. After spending half an hour / 45 minutes in the Spice Bazaar, we will embark on a boat for Bosphorus boat cruise sightseeing and start the sail between two continents. While we are sailing we will see the most expensive villas in Istanbul lying along the Bosphorus Shore. Also, Ciragin Kempinski, Dolmabahce Palace, Old Pasha VillasLeander’s Tower can be seen from the boat during Bosphorus Cruise. We will sail up to second Bridge of Bosphorus and sail back to the starting point of the boat. After 1,5 hours sail, disembark and meet with the vehicle. We drive to the restaurant to have lunch.

After having lunch in a local restaurant, we drive to Asia Side of Istanbul by passing suspended Bosphorus Bridge. You will enjoy the great view of Bosphorus while we are driving on the Bridge.

When we pass the Bridge, we will drive to Beylerbeyi Palace Museum which was the last summer palace of Ottoman Sultans. It is a great palace with its incredible decoration inside. Our professional Istanbul tour guide will explain all the history and architecture of the palace.

Our last visit will be Camlica Hill where is the highest point of Istanbul. You will have a chance to take perfect photos of Istanbul. From here, you will be able to see all Istanbul under your foot. You will see both continents at a glance.

After enjoy leisure time on top of the Camlica hill we will drive back to European sight again passing over Bosphorus Bridge then you will be dropped off back your hotel around 17:00.

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Hotel pick up and drop off from Central Hotels (Sultanahmet, Aksaray, Beyazit, Laleli, Taksim, Beyoglu, Karakoy)
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Buses
  • English Speaking Licenced Tour guide
  • Bosphorus Boat Cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch at the local restaurant
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at the lunch
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotel is not central

REMARKS

Closed Days
– Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday. Replaced with Chora Church.

 

14 REVIEWS

  1. Jessica

    Thank you to guide Ugur for sharing Istanbul with us with wonderful narratives, humor, and heart. The guide made our first experience in Istanbul a lasting impression. We haven’t stopped talking about our new friends Erkan and Coskun and have taken away with us a broader view of Turkey, the beautiful people, and the life there in the past and the present. If you do one thing while in Istanbul, don’t hesitate to take a tour plan with these men… It’s the best in Istanbul! Thank you for treating us Californians with such kinship and streamline. That was a spectacular experience that we will recommend to all our friends.

  2. Elmy

    I have to say with peace of mind that it is the best tour I have attended in Turkey. It was deep history and informative tour. They picked me up from my hotel and dropped me back to my hotel at the end of the tour, which was very comfortable. Everything has been thought for the comfort of foreign guests. Thank you so much.

  3. Samantha

    This one was a spectacular tour in Istanbul with our big family. We bought a day tour which included shuttle pick-up from our hotel, an English speaking guide (Banu who was amazing!), walking tours of the Egyptian bazaar and summer palace of a Sultans, bus trip throughout the area, lunch at a pleasant local restaurant, and a boat trip of the Bosphorous between Europe and Asia continents. Many thanks.

  4. Bianca

    The best trip I have ever been on, Coskun and his team were so friendly and made us feel so safe and comfortable. I really enjoyed myself in Istanbul and I can’t wait to come back. Because I know I have a family for life. Thank you for the amazing trip to Istanbul.

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