Dolmabahce Palace with Bus and Boat Tour
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
Explore Dolmabahce Palace with Istanbul Bus and Boat Tour. Enjoy Istanbul with a relaxing Bosphorus Boat Tour. Set food on Asian side with Istanbul boat tour.
What You Can Expect
Throughout the history Istanbul has enchanted people from all around the World with’unique beauty. Istanbul is built on two continents and that is why the city it self has a cultural blend of Europe and Asia. Bosphorus seperates & connects Europe and Asia. Anyone who comes to Istanbul should definitely visit the Bosphorus and its shores. It definetly has an imazing scenery.
We will make your day a memorable one by taking you to the highlights of Istanbul on Golden Hornand Bosphorus. We will start to our journey with the great imperial residence of the Ottoman Sultans “Dolmabahce Palace“, a 19th C. baroque style palace where the last 6 Ottoman sultans have lived. After the visit of the palace you will enjoy our relaxing boat ride on Bosphorus which will start from Golden Horn (from Europ).
You will pass by the magnificient mosques, churches, palaces and famous neighborhoods, school buildings, monuments, and upscale houses of Istanbul. You will pass underneath the famous Bosphorus Bridge, which was the first bridge built between Europe and Asia.
We will also make a stop on the Asian side at 19th C. Kucuksu Palace, which was the imperial pavilion for the daily visits of the Ottoman Sultans and their guests.
At the end of the boat ride, you will be welcomed by our minivans to be taken to Pierre Loti Hill, the reduring your free time you can enjoy some snacks, drinks or lunch After your free time you will be taken from the hill back to the buses by cable car, on the way back to Sultanahmet square you will be driven by the Byzantian Walls of the city, and you will get to learn more about the city.
- Entrance fees of Dolmabahce and Kucuksu Palaces
- English speaking tour guide
- Private Boat Bus for our groups
- Pick-up from your hotel
- Cable carticket
- IBO Private Boat
- Kucuksu Palace closed on Mondays and Thursdays and replaced with Rumeli Fortress instead.
- Dolmabahce Palace closed on Mondays and Thursdays and this days are tour is not operating.
- Children between the ages of 0-2 childrenarefree of charge.
- Children between the ages of 3-7 children are discounted price.
- At theend of the tour you will be dropped at Sultanahmet Square where the tour terminates.
- Personal expenses
This 19th C. Palace was the imperial residence of the last six Ottoman Sultans. You will pass by the city’s famous landmarks such as; Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Suleymaniye Mosque, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace etc. You will have the chance to get off on the Asian side of Bosphorus to visit one of the most famous Ottoman Imperial palaces; Kucuksu Palace a small palace constructed in 1857 with Baroque style.
The boat ride will begin from Golden Horn and will continue with the Bosphorus Strait. On the way your tour guide will inform you about all the highlights of Golden Horn and Bosphorus. You will pass by the city’s famous landmarks such as; Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Suleymaniye mosque, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace etc.
You will have the chance to get off on the Asian side of Bosphorus to visit one of the most famous Ottoman Imperial palaces; Kucuksu Palace a small palace constructed in 1857 in Baroque style. (The Kucuksu Palace is closed on Mondays and Thursdays, we visit the Rumeli Fortress instead) There you will also have some free time for taking photos,too.
After the visit of the palace, we will take you back to the boat once again and on the way back this time you will be cruising along the Asian shore of Bosphorus and you will get to learn more about other landmarks of the city such as; bridges, yalis (historical upscale houses), Beylerbeyi Palace, Uskudar, Maiden’s Tower. Boat Cruise will end up at Eminonu pier where you will be taken to our buses for a ride around the Golden Horn. Golden Horn district has got a variety of functioning; mosques, churches and synagouges.
Our stop will be at the famous Pierre Lotti Hill over Golden Horn which has a great panoramic view of the city. After you enjoy your free time for lunch there we will take you to the Cable Car. After your Cable Car Experience you will be driven around the Old City Walls. The Byzantian Walls date back from the time of Byzantine emperor Theodosius 2nd. 5th Century . At the end of the tour you will be dropped at Sultanahmet Square where the tour terminates.
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