Full Day Bosphorus Tour with a Private Yacht From Istanbul

Full Day Bosphorus Tour with a Private Yacht From Istanbul
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Sightseeing Cruise
$88
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Private tour with professional guide on a visit to the famous postcards of Istanbul, including: Dolmabahce Palace, Rüstem Pasha Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Bridge and the charming neighbourhood of Ortakoy. Complete this adventure with a 2-hour tour on a private yacht by the Bosphorus Strait, taking advantage of the unique sunset of Istanbul.

Meeting with your private guide at lobby area of Hotel at 10:00am.

Departure from Hotel in a private, comfortable and air conditioned vehicle, driven by a professional driver, visiting the great monuments of Istanbul.

The first stop will be at the Dolmabahçe Palace, which boasts an impressive facade extended 500 meters parallel to the sea, margins of the Bosphorus. The many attractions of the Dolmabahce Palace we highlight the refinement of his furniture that reflects the lifestyle of the Ottoman nobility and the period after the proclamation of the Republic.

Continuing the tour, visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque, masterpiece of architecture signed by one of the most famous professional in Turkey, the architect Sinan. The mosque is named with your sponsor, the influential vizier Rustem Pasha, and deserves mention for its beautiful interior decoration covered by more expensive tiles at that time, produced in Iznik. Beside the Rustem Pasha Mosque find the next big attraction of the day, the Spice Bazaar in Eminonu.

This important market, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar has remained in full operation since its construction in the year of 1660 and now houses small shops where you can find all the variety of spices, sweets, fruits such as perfumes and other exotic products in an authentic atmosphere oriental.

Stop for lunch (approximately 1 hour) in one of the typical restaurants in the area - which have varied menus - or take the opportunity to taste a delicious and typical fish sandwich at Eminonu Harbor.

After lunch, the driver in a private vehicle will follow towards the Ortakoy region, located on the margins of the Bosphorus Strait, a seaway connecting the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea. From Ortakoy appreciate the best view of other important attraction in Istanbul: the Bosphorus Bridge. Engineering marvel built in 1973, the Bosphorus Bridge connects the European and Asian sides of Istanbul.

In Ortakoy you will have time to value the view, strolling through decorated streets filled with shops, bars and cafes. Continuing, the driver will lead them to Kabatas port to board a private yacht in the company of your professional guide. During the tour in a private yacht lasting two hours you will discover many stories while admiring the beautiful palaces, villages and edges. The tour continues until sunset, ideal time for photographs, the most beautiful memories of Istanbul. At the end of the tour, landing in Kabatas port and take your private transfer to hotel, accompanied by your guide.

Private tour with professional guide on a visit to the famous postcards of Istanbul, including: Dolmabahce Palace, Rüstem Pasha Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Bridge and the charming neighbourhood of Ortakoy. Complete this adventure with a 2-hour tour on a private yacht by the Bosphorus Strait, taking advantage of the unique sunset of Istanbul.