Bosphorus day tour
in Istanbul is the easiest way to visit the Asia and Europe from the sea way and discover the both site in a short time.LandTurkey:
Bosphorus Day TourItinerary1 Day:
Bosphorus Day Tour in Istanbul (Half Day Morning)Tour Includes
* Hotel pick up and drop off
* English Speaking Tour Guide
* Museum Fees
* Parking Fees.
* Non Smoking air-conditioned touristical vehicle
* Local Taxes
* Serice ChargeTour Exclude
* Tips to driver and Guide
* Personal Expense
* Drinks at LunchDetailed Itinerary
Bosphorus Tours in Istanbul has two different departure time, in the morning at 08:00 am and in the afternoon 13:00 pm.
Bosphorus Day Tour half day morning begins with pick up service from hotel at 08:00am (Bosphorus Tour's pick up time can be changed according to the hotel location in Istanbul, while booking your bosphorus tour, please let us know your hotel location for the exactly pick up time for bosphorus boat cruise). Our staff comes and meet you at your hotel reception and then you will be taken to the meeting point of the bosphorus boat tour. When everyone come together at meeting point with tour guide and other participants, bosphorus boat tour is started by a drive to first spot of the tour to visit the sites as follow.
Byzantine City Walls of the part of Bosphorus tour; 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 on the Golden Horn; As 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.
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar); The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.
Bosphorus Boat Trip on Bosphorus; 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), Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.Note: