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Full-Day Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour of Istanbul with Lunch
Photo 1 / 3: Rumeli Fortress on the shores of the Bosphorus
Istanbul
East meets West in Istanbul – creating a melting pot of cultures. Experience the city’s diverse 'flavours' on a tour of the ancient Spice Market followed by a ferry ride across the Bosphorus and lunch in a typical fish restaurant overlooking the bay.
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Kick start your day with a blast of sensations at the Spice Market and stock up on oriental herbs and spices. Then cross from one continent to another with the ferry over the Bosphorus. Admire the opulent palaces and mansions on the shores of the famous bay which divides Europe and Asia.

After your lunch in a typical Turkish fish restaurant you will visit Beylerbeyi Palace, the biggest and most elegant Ottoman palace on the Asian shore. On Monday and Thursday tours, see the Hidiv Mansion instead. Built by an Italian architect for the former Ottoman governor of Egypt, it exhibits a real fusion of styles. Finish your tour with in a breathtaking view over the city from the Camilica or Seven Hills vantage points before heading home over the Bosphorus Bridge.

Inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Commentary available in English
  • Admission to Beylerbeyi Palace or Hidiv Mansion
  • Lunch
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off at hotels in Istanbul

Duration:
8 hours

Available:
Daily

Departure time and location:
9 AM in the lobby of your hotel

Return time and location:
5 PM, to your hotel

Note:
Please contact Uptown Travels at least 48 hours prior to your departure to reserve your tour date and time. Complimentary pick-up, and drop-off, is available for all hotels in central Istanbul. If you are not staying in a hotel in central Istanbul, Uptown Travels will arrange a pick-up location in central Istanbul convenient for you.

Please contact Uptown Travels if you require commentary in a language other than English. On Monday and Thursday, the tour of Beylerbeyi Palace is replaced by a visit to Hidiv Mansion. Tips and drinks with lunch arenot included.

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2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

How to exchange your voucher(s)
Please contact Uptown Travels at least 48 hours prior to your departure to reserve your tour date and time. The customer service number will appear on your voucher(s). Complimentary pick-up is available for hotels in central Istanbul. Please present your voucher(s) to your driver.

Please contact Uptown Travels if you require commentary in a language other than English.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.