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Bosphorus Cruise and Bus Tour with Guide Plus Dolmabahce Palace Ticket

Bosphorus Cruise

  • Schedule

    Everyday from 09:30 to 16:30
  • Hotel Pick up

    Hotel Pick up
  • Museum

    Küçüksu Palace Garden Ticket
    Dolmabahçe Palace Ticket
    Cable car ticket
  • Guides

    Private professional tour guide

Bosphorus Cruise and Bus Tour with Guide Plus Dolmabahce Palace Ticket

Overview Duration: 7 hours
  Tour starting point: From hotel lobby or selected city centers
  Tour ending point: Sultanahmet Square nearby Blue Mosque
  Timeline: Start 9:30 AM – Finish 4:30 PM
  Includes: Professional tour guide, private boat, hotel pick-up, cable car and museum tickets
  Excludes: Entry tickets, lunch, hotel drop-off

Schedule Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahçe Palace, Bosphorus Strait, Küçüksu Palace, City Bus Tour, Pierre Loti Hill

Inclusions Private professional tour guide
  Regular group tour
  Private boat
  Hotel Pick up
  Küçüksu Palace Garden Ticket
  Dolmabahçe Palace Ticket
  Cable car ticket

Exclusions Tips for Guide, Driver and Crew
  Hotel Drop Off

What to expect Explore the City with this Full Day Istanbul Tour with accompany of a Professional tour guide. Learn the history of the areas and monuments you will see during your tour. And visit the second imperial palace of the Ottoman Empire and get to chance to set foot both continents.


You get picked up from your hotel lobby or IBO Office to meet with the guide and your group to start your Istanbul old city tour.

Dolmabahçe Palace:

The neobaroque, rokoko and neoclassical styled palace of the Ottoman Royals from 1856. Became the main palace of the empie after it was built. It has 285 rooms 46 lounges and a huge ballroom. Contains the original furnitures were the most expensive and luxurious of that time.You will spend aprx 2 hour in the palace. After visitation of Dolmabahçe Palace the bus will pick you up to drop you off to Kasimpasa pier for your boat cruise which will start from Golden Horn inlet than enter to the Bosphorus.

Bosphorus Strait:

The famous Bosphorus Strait surrounded by important monuments like palaces, kiosks, mansions and breathtaking views of the historical neighborhoods and villages. Also it is geographically important too being the only waterway between Black Sea and the other seas and oceans of the world and a natural border between Europe and Asia.

Küçüksu Palace:

The hunting lodge of the Sultan Abdülmecid used as a reception palace during hunting events in the Asian side of Bosphorus. you’ll have 30 mins. Of free time to set foot to asian side and to see the garden of the palace. Garden tickets are included in programme

Pierre Loti Hill - City Bus Tour:

The highest hill nearby Golden Horn offers the best view of the lagoon and old city. The hill was named after a French gentleman by local people of the neighborhood. There are facilities such as restaurants, cafes and streed food vendors and tea houses. The lunch break and cable car experience will be at Pierre Loti Hill. ** After cable car ride the tour will continue by bus and drive around old city back to Sultanahmet Square and the tour will be terminated there..

Please Note The tour will stop at Beykoz neighborhood of Istanbul nearby Küçüksu palace and only the garden of the palace is included in the programme. Tickets for the museum part costs 40 Turkish Liras. In this tour there is no drop off service and will be terminated at Sultanahmet Square on the corner of the Blue Mosque. Lunch break will be one hour and will be given at Pierre Loti Hill during the city bus tour.

  • Q: How can I go back to my hotel after the tour?

  • A: You can use public transportation to go back to your hotel and you can find the tickets near tram or metro stations.

  • Q: How can I book and how do I pay?

  • A: You can book from IBO Tours website, your hotel or travel agencies. You can pay for this tour with credit card (MasterCard or Visa) or cash in any currency.

  • Q: How can I meet with the tour guide?

  • A: The guide will meet you at your hotel lobby to start your Istanbul day tour.

  • Q: Are the guides licenced?

  • A: Of course. Our tour guides are licenced from Ministry of Culture and Tourism. (Unlicenced tour guides are illegal in Turkey.)

  • Q:How to buy enterance tickets for museums and attractions?

  • A: The tour guides have priority in most of the touristic places in Istanbul so your guide will assist you without waiting in the queue.

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