Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahçe Palace Tour
Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace; Go beyond Istanbul’s top attractions and discover more of the city on this multi-faceted full day Istanbul bus and boat sightseeing tour.
Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace; Go beyond Istanbul’s top attractions and discover more of the city on this multi-faceted full day Istanbul bus and boat sightseeing tour. We first drive to Dolmabahce Palace, which is stuffed with lavish chandeliers, gold and marble, this ornate sultans’ residence will astound you with its opulence! Traveling between the sights by air-conditioned coach, visit Çamlıca Hill on the Asian side to witness the breathtaking panoramas over the Bosphorus, European side and old city. Then, drive across the Bosphorus Bridge, the vast suspension bridge that connects Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus Strait. Heading to Pierre Loti Hill to see the city from a different angle, flying over by cable car afterwards.
Now time to enjoy the city by the sea, you will hop on board to have buffet lunch served on our boat. We will start cruising from Golden Horn and go all the way to the Black Sea throuhout the Bosphorus.
Dolmabahce Palace Interior Visit Dolmabahqe is the richest palace of whole Ottoman period and is very busy especially in the afternoon by group visits. That’s why our tour is a gem as we’re going to visit it in the peaceful morning period.
Across to Asia: Bosphorus Bridge Overshadowing Istanbul’s traditional architecture is one of the world’s largest suspension bridges, linking Europe and Asia. Asian Hill, Camlica Hill We climb a Bosphorus side hill by bus for a view which commands a magnificent view that embraces the Bosphorus and old istanbul. Pierre Loti Hill The hill was named after the French novelist and naval officer Pierre Loti who visited Istanbul several times and stayed many years. Fly over by Cable Car Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car all the way down to the hill. City Walls Constantinople’s great city walls were breached only twice in 1600 years. The first breach occured in 1204 during the fourth Crusade. Shopping Opportunity is available before having lunch at our boat. Open Buffet Lunch on the Boat After you embark the boat you will have chance to appreciate the rich open buffet season salads delicious hors d’oeuvre, Chicken Shish Kebap, rice and fruit (Drinks are excluded).
(During low season we serve the lunch on the calm water of Golden Hom before heading up to Black Sea) Rumeli Fortress (From the sea) Legandary fortress best seen by the sea. The Black Sea Get the best shot where Bosphorus meets Black Sea. Beykoz (Stopover) Beykoz is the northern tip of Bosphorus, last stop on the Asian side and the intersection of Marmara Sea and Black Sea