Around 08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel. Your hotel must be central. After collecting the other tour participants from different hotels, you will be taken to the meeting point. Meet with the local Istanbul Tour guide then start the tour.
Today our first visit will be the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace and its Royal Garden. Get general information about Istanbul and the Palace before entering. Dolmabahce Palace has marvelous interior decoration and original furniture. It was used for hosting foreign administrative people and the last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. We also see the Eyüp sultan district including the tomb belonging to Abu Eyyup El Ensari and Pierre Loti Hill. After having some free time in Pierre Loti Hill, we will drive you to the restaurant. After having lunch, we will drive along the Golden Horn to the Spice Bazaar, where you will have a chance to taste fresh spices and Turkish delights and also many shops in the famous Spice Bazaar. we walk across to road to the port to embark on the boat and start the sail between two continents. Bosphorus Cruise gives you a chance to see two continents at the same time. There are a lot of monuments to see along with the Bosphorus shore such as Ciragin Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Old Ottoman Pasha Villas called Yali, and more.
After cruising on the Bosphorus, we disembark from the boat and you will be transferred back to the hotel around 17:00 / 17:30.