Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Bazaar Tour
Duration: 4 Hours
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About This Activity
Istanbul Bosphorus boat tour with Egyptian Bazaar is a half day tour that you can take in morning every day. Explore the spice, herb, and food stalls at the 17th-century Spice Market, also called the Egyptian Bazaar. Then, sail between Europe and Asia on a cruise along the Bosphorus, passing the Dolmabahce Palace, Ottoman villas, bridges, and other sights.
- Highlights: Cruise on Bosphorus and Golden Horn, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortakoy Mosque and Rumeli Fortress from the boat
- Enjoy magnificent views on a relaxing cruise along the Golden Horn and Bosphorus Strait
- Experience the sights, sounds, and aromas of the Spice Bazaar
- Find out about the history of Istanbul’s landmarks from a professional guide
- Includes transportation, guide and hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Pick up from your hotel (located central in istanbul) by air-conditioned non-smoking tour bus between 08:00 am. - 08:30 am. and continue to visit;
City Walls , the old Istanbul peninsula is surrounded by the old walls like a triangle. The walls, with a lenght of around 22 km, date back to the 5th century during the Roman era.
To Golden Horn by bus , approximately 8 km long, narrow horn shape divides the European shore into two. Since it is a natural port, Byzantine and Ottoman Navies and those interested in commercial shipping gathered there. At sunset the water’s colour turns into gold and today the shores are surrounded by pleasant parks and walking paths.
Spice Bazaar(Egyptian Bazaar), the second biggest closed bazaar of Istanbul. It was named Valide Bazaar when it was first founded but it was named the Mısır Çarşısı (The Egyptian Bazaar), due to the many types od spice sold there, it is known as the Spice Bazaar by foreign tourists. Beside spices and natural herbs, describing Spice Market, it is always possible to find various kinds of fresh dried fruit.
Boat trip on the Bosphorus, an amazing cruise between the two continents, Europe and Asia. The Bosphorus that connects Black Sea with Marmara Sea and seperates Asia and Europe, is the apple of the World with its unique natural beauty. The Asian and European shores of the Bosphorus are embellished with beautiful waterside residences.
Rumeli Fortress (from the sea, no interior visit), was built in 1452 in order to prevent aid and reinforcement from the Black Sea during the siege of Istanbul. It was restored and turned into a museum in 1950’s. Hisariçi (Inside the fortress) is often used as an open air theatre.
After tour you will be taken to your location by air-conditioned non-smoking our tour buses.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Pick up and drop off (Sultanahmet or Taksim)
Services of professionally licensed tour guide and service fee
All Entrance fees mentioned by the itineraries
All local taxes and services
Price Details & Payment
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Our tour prices are vary by age and number of the travelers. You can get information about prices by specifying your details above. First Select Tour Date and Specify Your Reservation Details to see price details.
You can make a payment at the tour in cash or by credit card.
How to Book?
Step 1 : You will need to specify your reservation details as shown above.
Step 2 : We will contact you as soon as possible for confirmation after we receive your reservation details.
Departure & Return
Your centrally located Istanbul Hotel & Istanbul Aparts.
08:00 am. - 08:30 am.
Exact pick-up time will be informed after the confirmation.
Returns to original departure point.
You can cancel the booking 2 days prior to the start of the tour. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Not wheelchair accessible.