Two Continents Bosphorus Cruise Overview
Customers will be collected from their hotels to start the tour.
The walls that are surrounding the the old city are 1600 years old and you will be able to see how formidable the old city would have been during it’s prime from the remains of these great structures as you drive passed them.
Approximately 8 km long,and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. It was used as a dockyard for the Ottoman Navy with a capacity for the construction of 300 boats at one time. The tour is by bus to this are and leads to the cable car ride.
Truly an amazing place to visit in this great city. The sights and smells alone make this a must see on any trip to Istanbul. The Bazaar was the center for spice trade in years gone by but in recent years more and more shops of other types are replacing the spice shops.
After the magnificent views of Golden Horn you will board a cruise that ventures between the two continents. Area that will be seen and explained onclude one of the most expensive estate areas from times of old along the Bosphorus, passing by the Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress.
The Rumeli Fortress is located on a hill on the European side of Bosphorus. It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II between 1451-1452, before he conquered Constantinople. Lunch will be at a local restuarant.
This is an epic chance to travel from one continent to another.
The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans, still with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem This is located on the Asian side of Istanbul.
One of the highest points in Istanbul. Enjoy the beautiful panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from this amazing vantage point.
Guests may be given the chance to shop at this point of the tour. At the end of the tour, guests will be transferred back to their hotel.
- Available Days : Everyday
- Available From : Old City | Taksim Area
- Price Includes : Transport | Insurance | Guided Service | Lunch | Boat Tour | Entry Fees
- Price Excludes : Personal Expenses | Drinks.
- Duration : Full Day 8 Hours
- Pick up time : Old City 08:30 | Taksim Area 08:15
- Drop off time : Approximately 17:00