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Istanbul Tour Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace and Asian Side

Bosphorus Cruise
  • Schedule

    Everyday from 09:30 to 18:00
    Duration Full-Day Cruise (9 hrs.)
    Departure Daily Departure
  • Museum

    Entrance fees included
  • Languages

    English (Extra charge for ohter languages)
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off

    Free Shuttle Service
  • Food & Drinks

    Lunch (Drinks are an extra charge)
  • Information

    Dolmabahce Palace is closed Mondays and Thursdays, we visit Eyüp + Pierre Loti Coffee House + Miniatürk.

Istanbul Tour Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace and Asian Side

Visit the famous Ottoman Palace "Dolmabahce" Drive over the Bosphorus Bridge from Europe to Asian Side and see the history with IBO Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Tour.

What You Can Expect

With the IBO Istanbul Full Day tour enjoy your Bosphorus Cruise and see both Eurpean and Asian shores from the boat, you will see the complete beauty of two continents. Drive over the Bosphorus Bridge to the Asian side to visit with our Istanbul Sightseeing bus. With an informative english speaking guide you will be able to discover the city’s rich history and culture etc.

Tour timeline

Istanbul Tour Bosphorus Cruise with Dolmabahce Palace and Asian Side

  • Free Hotel Transfer Service

    Start your full-day Istanbul city tour with a hotel pick up and transfer to Dolmabahce Palace to meet with your tour guide. Please Note; (Pick-up and drop-off only the central hotels)

  • Dolmabahce

    Dolmabahçe Palace is on the European coastline of the Bosphorus. It was ordered by the Empire's 31st Sultan, Abdülmecid I, and built between the years 1843 and 1856. After you visit the palace you will be taken to the Camlica hill with out vans.

  • Camlica Hill and Lunch

    Lunch service with great scenerary at the Camlica Hill on the Asia content. You will have free time to explore around and Camlica Hill is on 268 meters above sea level. There are plenty of cafes and it’s a good picnic area for the residents. Camlica Hill is also a well known spot for watching migrating birds over the Bosphorus. Situated on the Asian side of Istanbul, It is the highest point in Istanbul (268 meters) and it provides a panoramic view of the city.

  • Spice Bazaar

    It’s one of the largest bazaars of Istanbul, located in Eminonu. it is the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. You can find all kind of spiceis, chees, dry fruite, flower tea and etc.

  • Golden Horn & Bosphorus Cruise

    The Bosphorus Cruise Tour starts from the Golden Horn. It’s the major inlet of the Bosphorus. Then it sails through the strait.

    Bosphorus is a natural strait which seperates Europe from Asia. During your cruise, your guide will inform you about all the highlights of Bosphorus Strait. You will discover the city more and learn about Istanbul’s famous landmarks such as; mosque, palaces, bridges and the famous historical timber houses called as “ yali “.

    Rumeli Fortress, (Viewed only from boat) This splendid fortress was built by Sultan Fatih Mehmet 2 in 1452 situated at narrowest part of the Bosphorus. Built as strategic military base in order to get the control of the Bosphorus Strait.

  • Byzantine City Walls

    At the end of your boat cruise you will continue with the IBO Sightseeing Tour bus, we pass by the Byzantine City Walls, built by Constantine the Great, the walls surrounded the new city on all sides, protecting it against attack from both sea and land.

  • Hotel Drop off Service

    End of your city tour and transfer back to your hotel.

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