Bosphorus Cruise & Asian side of Istanbul tour Full day
This private Istanbul tour (or Istanbul shore excursion if you are a cruise passenger) visits Spice Market, Bosphorus cruise by public ferry, Çamlıca Hill and Beylerbeyi Palace in Asian side of Istanbul.
Depart from your hotel, cruise ship or airport for an overview of the city of Istanbul which was the capital to two major Empires. Start your excursion with the famous Egyptian Spice Bazaar for a short visit passing through the commercial district where Ottoman monuments are placed. Then use the public ferry to cross the two continents, Europe and Asia. In this cruise, you will see the latest two palaces, Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces plus amazing wooden Kiosks from 19th and 20th century. Along the shore, you will observe mansions and modern villas which show the city’s elegance.
After you enjoy this wonderful scenery, drive to the Asian part of Istanbul using the Bosphorus Bridge, then visit the Beylerbeyi Palace. This summer palace was renowned for its spectacular gardens and astounding diversity. The palace is in totally furnished manner which lies on the exquisite shores of the Bosphorus and is a perfect example of the Ottoman Empire in its late times.
Finally, enjoy a very admirable panoramic view of Istanbul on the highest hill of the city called Camlica Hill. Afterward, return to your hotel, cruise ship or airport to relive your memories of an unforgettable day in one of Istanbul’s most exotic places.
About Bosphorus Cruise & Asian side of Istanbul tour Full day
Spice Market, Bosphorus Cruise, Camlica Hill, Beylerbeyi Palace
8 hours / 09:00 - 17:00
Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday
We work with qualified tour guides, not ordinary. They are all expert storytellers. They enchant you with true history, not with hearsay legends. Would you like to feel yourself as a local, not a tourist, in Istanbul? If your answer is yes, our guides will be happy to be at your service. Meanwhile, all of our guides and our agency have a license from the Ministry of Tourism.
If this is not the Istanbul tour or Istanbul shore tour you are looking for, let's design a tailor-made program for you. We will gladly design your private Istanbul tour from 1 person to 100 people.
Would you like to combine your Istanbul tour with a private Istanbul airport transfer?
Prometheus Tour combine your Istanbul tour with an airport pick up and drop off. We can arrange you Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) transfer service