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Duration

4 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people

Languages

English

About this tour

Discover Istanbul’s Rich Heritage: A Morning Exploration Along the Golden Horn and Bosphorus

Board a bus for a comfortable ride along the Golden Horn, a historic and natural harbor that has played a crucial role in the city’s development. Pass by significant sites such as the Galata Bridge and Galata Tower while enjoying informative commentary about Istanbul’s history.

Embark to a scenic Bosphorus Cruise. Sail along the strait that separates Europe and Asia, taking in the breathtaking views of Istanbul’s iconic landmarks, including palaces, fortresses, and waterfront mansions.

Visit the Eyup Sultan Mosque, a significant religious site with deep cultural and historical importance. Take some time to explore the mosque and its surroundings, experiencing the spiritual atmosphere.

Take a cable car ride to Pierre Loti Hill, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city and the Golden Horn. Capture breathtaking photographs and soak in the serene ambiance of this elevated vantage point. Enjoy some free time at Pierre Loti Hill. Relax at a café, take a stroll, or simply absorb the beauty of the surroundings. This is an ideal spot to reflect on the morning’s experiences.

Conclude your morning tour by returning to the starting point. If you started near the Bosphorus, you might end your tour with a final glance at the beautiful waters.

 

Highlights

  • Experience the magic of sailing along the Bosphorus Strait, witnessing the seamless blend of modern and historical landmarks.
  • Explore the historic Golden Horn by bus, passing through the Galata Bridge and catching glimpses of the iconic Galata Tower.
  • Feel the spiritual ambiance of the Eyup Sultan Mosque. Marvel at the architectural beauty and learn about the cultural significance of this revered religious site.
  • Soar above the cityscape with a cable car ride to Pierre Loti Hill. Enjoy breathtaking views of Istanbul, the Golden Horn, and beyond.

Included/Excluded

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transportation in comfortable, non-smoking, air-conditioned bus
  • Cable car ticket
  • 1 hour Bosphorus cruise
  • Lunch set menu
  • English-speaking guidance (can be multilingual)
  • Food and Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Photos and Videos
  • Gratuities

Durations

4 – 5 hours

Language

English

Frequently asked questions

The primary language for group tour guidance is English or multilingual available. Tours in languages other than English are available exclusively as private tours. Please note that there might be a price variation for different languages. Kindly specify your preferred language for the tour if it's not English!

Tour fees include professional English guide service or assistant service. In half-day tours, meals are not included, but in full-day tours, a set menu or open buffet meal is generally included. Kindly refer to the tour description for a detailed breakdown of included and excluded services.

In group tours, hotel pick-up and drop-off are generally included. Rarely, some tours do not include hotel pick-up and drop-off or just drop-off. All private tours include hotel pickup and drop-off. Please read the description carefully to find out.

  • Tour available period: all year round.
  • Tour available days: Every day
  • Tour category: Offered as a group or private tour.
  • Please provide us with an accurate WhatsApp number to can guide you for pick-ups and updates.
  • We will respond to your request within 24 hours at the latest.
  • Pick-up is around 8.30 am. Pickup time may vary earlier or later depending on the location of the hotel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties
  • Remember to wear modest clothing at the mosques (arms and legs covered). Women must cover their hair with a scarf. If you forget to bring your scarf, you can buy one at the entrance at some mosques but not all.
  • Even if we use fast track at the museum entrances, please do not forget that waiting times at security points can take time
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Group tours can have several breaks for shopping with local handicraft production centers.
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