Two Continents and Bosphorus Excursion

Art & Culture

Lütfullah or Lutfi (shortly)

Istanbul
English
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

Istanbul is one of the biggest city on the world and it is the only city with two continents. With this excursion you will have the chance to see Asia and Europe. Plus you see the marvellous bosphorus on the boat.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel lobby or in fron of the Spice/Egpytian Market

08:30

Meeting up at your hotel lobby or Entrance of the Spice/ Egyptian Market

We can meet up at your hotel lobby at 08:30 am or in front of the Spice/Egyptian Market at 09:00 am.

09:10

Spice Bazaar / Egptian Market

No visit to Istanbul is complete without stopping by the atmospheric Spice Bazaar. While the Grand Bazaar may be the largest and most famous of Istanbul's covered bazaars, this spice market wins the prize for being the most colorful, fragrant, and often the most fun – as visitors can taste the goods on offer.

10:40

Bophorus Excursion

The boat tour takes you through all the most important monuments such as the Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Feriye Palaces, Küçüksu Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Rumeli Fortress as well as glamorous neighborhoods.

It will be 90 minutes ride on the boat.

12:20

Uskudar Asian Side District

During the Ottoman period, Usküdar was the third Muslim judgeship of Istanbul, besides Galata and Eyüp. The Muslim people coming from Anatolia resided in Usküdar after it was taken by sultan Orhan Gazi in 1352. Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror speeded the immigration from Anatolia to Usküdar. The famous Turkish traveler Evliya Çelebi in the 17th century wrote that there were 70 Muslim neighborhoods in Usküdar and most of the people had emigrated from Anatolia. He also stated that there were 11 Greek and Armenian, one Jewish, and no French neighborhoods in Usküdar. This gave an ethnic and culturally homogeneous structure to the district.

13:20

Lunch Break

We will have a lunch in a local restaurant. Lunch is not included the tour rate. It will be extra. (10-20 USD per person)

14:20

Regular Ferry to European Side of the City

We will take regulary ferry back to European side of the city.

14:30

Dolmabahce Palace Museum

Dolmabahce Palace built in 19 th century is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Ottoman Empire with the last of Ottoman Sultans was residing there.

Ending Point

At your hotel lobby or exit of the Dolmabahce Palace

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guidance,museum etrance fees, bosphorus ferry ride, local ferry ride

What‘s not included

pick up/drop off (50USD per person)

lunch (10-20 USD per person)

drinks on the bosphorus ferry (5-10 USD)

Important Information

İ can guide you as much as i can according to your time patience.

Please note that according to weather conditions tour itineray times may change. We will arrange it accordingly.

There is no pick up/ drop off service in this tour. If you woul like to have a pick up and drop off service please let me know in advance. (50USD per person)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$179/ per person

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