We will collect you right from the hotel at 13:30 pm. You will meet with your local tourist guide and drive to Bosphorus for embarkation to the boat.
Sail up to Bosphorus by boat between Asia & Europe continents and local guide will explain you all the histories of palaces, mosque, Pasha villas and mansions until the second bridge of the Bosphorus then sail back to the departure point and disembark from the boat. We continue by tour bus to Golden Horn and Pierre Loti Hill. Pierre Loti Hill has a lovely view of Golden Horn part from the top then er do Cable Car combination down. Pick you up from the cable car and transfer to your hotels around 17:00 pm. Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Cable Car Tour is available every day all year round.
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Cable Car Tour
Half day afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Sightseeing & Cable Car tour program starts right from your hotel at 13:30 pm. Please note that hotel pick up time may change according to hotel towns in Istanbul. You will have guided afternoon Bosphorus cruise sightseeing & cable car tour until 17:00 pm. At the end of the half day tour, return back to your hotel.
Information for the Sites in Bosphorus Cruise & Cable Car Tour:
City Walls: The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
Bosphorus Boat Sightseeing Cruise: An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along with the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress.
Drive by Bus to Golden Horn: As natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of İstanbul. The inlet separates the Europen shore into two. t is approximately 8km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus.Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.
Cable Car & Pierre Loti Hill: It was named after the Famous French writer you will enjoy the magnificent scenery of Golden Horn and the city.
The Rumeli Fortress (From The Sea): Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conqueror took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
The Leander’s Tower (From The Sea): This is a small and attractive tower built on an islet at the entrance to the Bosphorus. It is one of the symbols of Istanbul. Used in the past as a watchtower and a lighthouse, it has been preserved in its 19th Century appearance.
Dolmabahce Palace (From The Sea): Dolmabahçe Palace was ordered by the Empire’s 31st Sultan, Abdulmecid I, and built between the years 1843 and 1856. Previously, the Sultan and his family had lived at the Topkapı Palace, but as the medieval Topkapı was lacking in contemporary style, luxury, and comfort, as compared to the palaces of the European monarchs, Abdulmecid decided to build a new modern palace near the site of the former Besiktas Palace, which was demolished.
Beylerbeyi Palace (From The Sea): Built on orders of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz (1861-1876), Beylerbeyi is a delightful, if ornate, imperial residence with a fountain in the main salon, the usual sumptuous chambers, Bohemian crystal chandeliers, Sèvres and Chinese vases, and pleasant gardens.
Professional Licensed Tour Guide
Mentioned entrance fees to sights
Hotel Pick up and Drop off (Central Hotels)
Bosphorus Boat Cruise
Any other expenses not noted in the included section
Lunch & Drinks
Optional Istanbul Day Tours