Go on a tour to the Bosphorus and discover the amazing sights along the shores on a boat or yacht charter along the wonderful and popular waterway that divides Europe and Asia. You can also enjoy the breath taking view of the Spice Market and experience the colors and aroma of the place, as well as other places like Rustem Pasha Mosque, the beautifully decorated Ottoman Beylerbeyi Palace and also see Ortakoy, the small picturesque village of the fishermen.
Itinerary of the Bosphorus Tour:
We will pick you up from the hotel where you stay after the breakfast time. We arrange for private tour guides to assist you in the Bosphorus tour. We begin the tour by proceeding to the Golden Horn, where you can explore the wonderful Egyptian Spice Market that belongs to the 17th century. You can enjoy the view of the colorful bazaar that is heaped with a different variety of spices, dried foods, Turkish sweets and a lot more. You will then see the tiny Rustem Pasha Mosque with marvelous tile works all over which can be viewed as a building hidden among the narrow market streets that are nearby.
Then we take the passengers on a boat trip to the Bosphorus sightseeing tour. You can choose from a wide variety of public ferry cruise or yacht charters according to your interest and comfort. During the tour by boat or yacht charter, you can admire the wonderful sight of the beautiful mosques along the shores, a number of lavish villas and palaces, the most prominent ones like Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces and also view the Ortakoy mosque, Ottoman summer mansions and the defensive Rumeli Fortress as well as the famous Bosphorus Bridge which is known to be one among the world’s largest suspension bridges.
This is then followed by a lunch break which you will have on the shore. The Bosphorus tour then continues with visiting the lavish Ottoman residence- Beylerbeyi Palace after which the Bosphorus tour by boat of yacht charter ends with the last stop of the fishermen’s village of Ortakoy, a very beautiful village with scenic beauty. You can also indulge in a delicious cup of coffee while enjoying where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the other boats passing by. We then drop you off to the hotel or other places you stay in Istanbul.
Schedule of the Tour:
Our Bosphorus tours by boat and yacht charters depart everyday throughout the week and you can start the tour any time or date you prefer.
Pick up & Place of Departure:
We make all the necessary arrangements to pick you up from any of the hotels in the city centre of Istanbul.
The Bosphorus tour includes the following:
· A full day tour of the main highlights of the Bosphorus with a private tour guide.
· Our tour guides are proficient in speaking English.
· The transfer to and from the city all by latest model vehicles that are fully air-conditioned.
· Pick up and drop off services to the hotel or cruise ship port to begin the Bosphorus tour.
· The tour itinerary includes all the costs of parking tickets and petrol.
· It is inclusive of all taxes.
Tickets to the Ferry, entrances tickets, lunch, etc. are other costs that have to be borne by the tourists and not included in the tour.
You can also request for tailor made tours as per your special needs and you can discuss with us regarding your demands. Mail us about your needs in the tour package and for more information about how to book the tour.