Private Luxury Yacht Cruise On Bosphorus

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Duration: 2 hours
Tour starts: Hotel or Galataport
Tour ends: Hotel or Galataport

Private Tour
Professional Tour Guide
Private Luxury Yacht

Museum/Attraction Tickets
Lunch, Drinks

Sights to see:
Day 1
Bosphorus Cruise
Süleymaniye Mosque (Europe-Old City)
Galata Tower (Europe-New City)
Spice Market-Egyptian Bazaar (Europe-Old City)
Hagia Sophia (Europe-Old City)
Sultan Ahmet Mosque-Blue Mosque (Europe-Old City)
Topkapı Palace (Europe-Old City)
Maiden's Tower (mid-Bosphorus)
Dolmabahçe Palace (Europe)
Çirağan Palace (Europe)
Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque (Europe)
Bosphorus Bridge - 1
Arnavutköy (Europe)
Bebek (Europe)
Rumeli Fortress (Europe)
Emirgan (Europe)
Bosphorus Bridge - 2 & Anatolian Fortress (Asia)
Küçüksu Kasrı (Asia)
Çengelköy (Asia)
Kuleli Naval Academy (Asia)
Beylerbeyi Palace (Asia)
Üsküdar (Asia)


Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby or cruise port and start your tour to take you to the best sights of the city.

You will experience the best of the city on this private tour which includes all the major sights. You will wander through the legendary streets and magnificent structures and be amazed with the rich culture of Turkey.

At the end of the tour, your tour guide will accompany you to your hotel or port.

Day 1

Bosphorus Cruise; While sailing the Bosphorus, you will take in the numerous magnificent sites that surround the Bosphorus Strait, including the Dolmabahce Palace, Bebek, Rumeli Fortress, Bosphorus Bridges, Anatolian Fortress, and more

Süleymaniye Mosque (Europe-Old City); The Mosque of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent was designed by Mimar Sinan, the Ottoman Empire's greatest architect. It is Istanbul's largest and grandest mosque, dominating the city's Third Hill

Galata Tower (Europe-New City); The Galata Tower offers the best panoramic view of Istanbul and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It was constructed in 1348 AD and used as a watchtower to aid in the city's defense

Spice Market-Egyptian Bazaar (Europe-Old City); All the delicious foods and mementos that travelers find most alluring are available in one place, beneath the elaborate vaulted ceilings. These include of tea, a variety of Turkish Delight tastes, dried fruit, cheese, jam, nuts, seeds, and spices. Silver, ceramics, jewelry, and other handmade items are also available

Hagia Sophia (Europe-Old City); In the year 537, Justinian the Great constructed the Church of the Holy Wisdom. It has stood here for over 1,520 years, through 120 generations of men and women, and is known as Aya Sofya in Turkish

Sultan Ahmet Mosque-Blue Mosque (Europe-Old City); One of the most popular attractions in this ancient city is the imperial mosque of Sultan Ahmet I (Sultan Ahmet Camii) in Istanbul. Foreign visitors refer it as the Blue Mosque because of the tiles inside. The mosque, which has six minarets and a massive cascade of domes, is a worthy sibling to Ayasofya

Topkapı Palace (Europe-Old City); Topkapi Sarayi was the seraglio, the heart of the vast Ottoman Empire, ruled by the sultans for nearly 400 years

Maiden's Tower (mid-Bosphorus); The little islet where the 18th-century Kz Kulesi (also known as Leander's Tower) presently stands was once home to a Byzantine fortress from the 12th century

Dolmabahçe Palace (Europe); The palace is exactly what a sultan's palace should be. It is enormous and opulent, with 285 rooms, 43 spacious salons, a 4000 kilogram (4-1/2 ton) Bohemian glass chandelier, and a Bosphorus-shore façade that is nearly 500 meters (1/4 mile) long

Çirağan Palace (Europe); Previously serving as the Ottoman parliament building, it is currently home to suites as a hotel

Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque (Europe); The elegant Ottoman baroque mosque, which is located close to the Bosphorus Bridge's western pylon. Modern galleries, cafés, boutiques, restaurants, and clubs have flooded the picturesque Bosphorus village of Ortaköy

Bosphorus Bridge - 1; The Bosphorus Bridge is Istanbul's most recognizable bridge. The bridge connects the continents of Europe and Asia and is the oldest of the three suspension bridges over the Bosphorus Strait

Arnavutköy (Europe); There are charming Ottoman yalis (wooden Bosphorus seaside mansions) lining the coastline of this Albanian Village

Bebek (Europe); Along the Bosphorus, the town of Bebek is incredibly hip. It has a lively vibe and is well recognized for the elegant cafés and stores that line the waterfront

Rumeli Fortress (Europe); Mehmet the Conqueror gave the order to construct the powerful Fortress of Europe, which took just four months to complete. By controlling the 700-meter-widest section of the Bosphorus, it prevented Byzantine Constantinople from receiving grain supplies from the Black Sea coast, which facilitated the sultan's conquest of the city in 1453

Emirgan (Europe); This European Bosphorus town is renowned for the Sakp Sabanc Müzesi, one of Istanbul's greatest art and culture museums, and the Emirgan Korusu, a sizable woodland garden park

Bosphorus Bridge - 2 & Anatolian Fortress (Asia); The smaller Fortress of Anatolia, constructed by Sultan Beyazit I around 1390 and strengthened by Mehmet the Conqueror in advance of his capture of Constantinople in 1453, is located opposite Rumeli Hisar

Küçüksu Kasrı (Asia); This lovely tiny Baroque hunting house was completed in 1857 for Sultan Abdül Mecit I and famous in 19th-century European views of Istanbul as it meanders from the Asian hills into the Bosphorus

Çengelköy (Asia); A charming Bosphorus village with a massive ancient plane tree near the ferry pier, where locals unwind in its shade while drinking tea and coffee, playing cards or dominoes, and observing vessels pass

Kuleli Naval Academy (Asia); You'll identify this Turkish naval academy when you pass since Kuleli means ""with towers."" When Sultan Selim III wanted to modernize the Ottoman military, it was constructed in 1800. It was one of two hospitals run by Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War in 1855

Beylerbeyi Palace (Asia); A charming imperial house featuring a fountain in the grand salon, the customary opulent apartments, Bohemian crystal chandeliers, Sèvres and Chinese vases, and lovely gardens. The palace frequently served as a guest house for royal visit

Üsküdar (Asia); Byzantine Chrysopolis, the ""City of Gold,"" was formerly the greatest Asian district, now known as Üsküdar (Scutari). Along the beautiful Roman highways that began here, Byzantine soldiers gathered for operations into Asia

Additional information

Frequently Asked Questions

How to meet my tour guide to start the tour?
Your tour guide will be waiting in your hotel or at the airport to meet you at a determined time.

Can I state the departure time for my tour?
Of course! We operate tours on a private basis, so you can customize the departure time of your tour. Generally, the suggested departure time for the tour is 09:00 am.

Am I traveling with a group on the tour?
No, we provide private tours for your best experience so you will have a private professional tour guide in your preferred language.

How about shopping on tours?
We do not include any shopping stops unless you wish to visit one of the traditional workshops of handmade rugs, tiles, jewelry, or leather. If you have any interest in workshops, please indicate while booking.

Is it possible to change the tour route?
Of course, as this is a private tour we can change the tour route and make a new program according to your wish.

How do I book a private tour?
Easy! All you need to do is;
Fill in the "Booking" form where you will put your full details such as personal information, tour date, hotel name. Once you complete your booking we will get back to you with a confirmation email within 24 hours.

How do I pay?
You can complete the booking form and make an online payment with Paypal or credit card.

What are the language options?
We can operate your tour in English, Spanish and Italian upon request. Please contact us for other language options.

Can we add another site of the visit to our program?
Please advise us in advance if you would like to add another site of the visit to your tour itinerary, so we can revise it accordingly.

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