Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul with Lunch

Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul with Lunch
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$76.47
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Disembark in Büyükada and stroll along with your guide enjoying the ambiance of this quiet island. Notice the lack of vehicles here and gain insight from your guide as to why. Then, take the best form of transportation on the island, a horse-drawn carriage. As you relax to the sounds of clip-clopping hooves, learn about the island’s history such as how former royalty and statesmen were once banished here. Plus, hear about the Christian monasteries that resided here during Byzantine-era rule.

Cruise in the Marmara Sea to Princes' Islands by boat. Stop at Princes’ Island (Büyükada), the popular summer resort with pinewood scenery and wooden mansions, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.  
You will also see Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower and Uskudar from the sea.
Tour of the island by horse-drawn carriages.

Escape from the busy streets of Istanbul for a full-day excursion to the Princes Islands. Cruise past Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower and Uskudar, then glide across the Marmara Sea to reach the islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada.

Learn about the princes of the Byzantine Empire who once relaxed on these islands as you take a horse-drawn carriage tour.
Lunch included. Enjoy free time to explore on your own, taking in the beaches and historic sites at your leisure before returning to Istanbul.

 

Evening return to İstanbul and transfer to your hotels.

Disembark in Büyükada and stroll along with your guide enjoying the ambiance of this quiet island. Notice the lack of vehicles here and gain insight from your guide as to why. Then, take the best form of transportation on the island, a horse-drawn carriage. As you relax to the sounds of clip-clopping hooves, learn about the island’s history such as how former royalty and statesmen were once banished here. Plus, hear about the Christian monasteries that resided here during Byzantine-era rule.