Full Day Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace Tour with Private Guide

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Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

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Istanbul is the only city in the world that was founded on two different continents. This is a city which offers you much more than you can expect. We would like to invite you on a journey in which you are going to travel in history and along with this you are going to explore two different continents in one day. We are not just deep-diving into the ancient history but also into the modern history of Istanbul by visiting fascinating monuments along the Bosphorus. Come with us to connect yourself with this magical city and its history.

What's Included

Public boat ticket

Public transportation

What's Not Included

Dolmabahce Palace entrance fee (120.-Turkish Lira around 9.-USD)


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Rustem Pasha Mosque
After you are informed how unique the tiles used in this mosque are and see very special motives such as the tree of life and tulip designs you are also going to learn about the bloody plots of Grand vizier Rüstem Pasha.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
As you know Istanbul throughout history became a commercial center and it was an important part of the silk road. Most merchants bringing products from the east had to stop in Istanbul and trade in this gorgeous Spice Bazaar.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Bridge
When you are in Istanbul one of the best activities to do is to cruise along with the Bosphorus Strait. Did you know that Istanbul is the only city in the world that is founded on two different continents and only in the world in Istanbul you don't need stupid visa problems to change the continents? It's just open to everyone and that's the freedom this enchanting city offers you.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Dolmabahce Palace
When you are in Dolmabahçe palace it is not possible not to talk about the architecture and the Balyan Family. Here we are going to enjoy baroque and rococo art forms of the 19th-century Ottoman palace. We're going to show you the best example of French painting technique - Trompe-l’oeil (eye illusion) in the interior of the palace.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

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