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Panoramic views of the Golden Horn, the thrilling chaos of the Spice Bazaar, and the unbelievable opulence of the Dolmabahçe Palace are all revealed on this comprehensive day out in Istanbul. Relax on a scenic cruise on the Bosphorus strait and enjoy a Turkish lunch to complete the experience.

See the Golden Horn's stunning panorama as you descend through the historic Balat district. Experience the Spice Bazaar's mind-blowing variety of aromas and colors as you stroll through its labyrinthine alleys. Down at the water’s edge, a spacious private boat waits to take you on a scenic cruise.

Sit back and take in splendid views of the Topkapi Palace, the Galata Tower, Rumeli Fortress, and other iconic landmarks as you sail between two continents. Bridges connect Europe and Asia, making the city a meeting point of East and West. Conclude your cruise and take a leisurely break over a delicious Turkish meal.

Once the seat of powerful Ottoman rulers, the lavish Dolmabahçe Palace is the epitome of luxury and extravagance. Grand marble staircases and glittering crystal chandeliers come together in a dazzling mix of styles that you discover with an expert guide. Feel the energy and sense the vastness of Istanbul by finishing your adventure on top of Yeditepe or Camlica Hill.

Panoramic views of the Golden Horn, the thrilling chaos of the Spice Bazaar, and the unbelievable opulence of the Dolmabahçe Palace are all revealed on this comprehensive day out in Istanbul. Relax on a scenic cruise on the Bosphorus strait and enjoy a Turkish lunch to complete the experience.

See the Golden Horn's stunning panorama as you descend through the historic Balat district. Experience the Spice Bazaar's mind-blowing variety of aromas and colors as you stroll through its labyrinthine alleys. Down at the water’s edge, a spacious private boat waits to take you on a scenic cruise.

Sit back and take in splendid views of the Topkapi Palace, the Galata Tower, Rumeli Fortress, and other iconic landmarks as you sail between two continents. Bridges connect Europe and Asia, making the city a meeting point of East and West. Conclude your cruise and take a leisurely break over a delicious Turkish meal.

Once the seat of powerful Ottoman rulers, the lavish Dolmabahçe Palace is the epitome of luxury and extravagance. Grand marble staircases and glittering crystal chandeliers come together in a dazzling mix of styles that you discover with an expert guide. Feel the energy and sense the vastness of Istanbul by finishing your adventure on top of Yeditepe or Camlica Hill.

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8:45 AM English Commentary Tour

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Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace

Activity/Location

Istanbul

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Istanbul City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Istanbul


Highlights

  • Scenic cruise on the natural boundary between 2 continents

  • Opulent luxury & splendor of a sultan's marble palace

  • Exhilarating bustle in the maze of a bazaar

  • Relaxed sail by iconic landmarks on a private boat

  • Fresh ingredients & rich flavors of a Turkish meal


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Spice Bazaar and Dolmabahçe Palace

  • Guided cruise on the Bosphorus strait

  • Admission to Dolmabahçe Palace

  • Lunch

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Istanbul hotel


Exclusions

  • Admission to the Harem Section in the Dolmabahçe Palace

  • Beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • The Dolmabahçe Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday and is replaced by visits to Pierre Loti Hill, Miniaturk Park, and Eyüp Sultan.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Istanbul, Turkey