Private Guided Tour of Bosphorus by Local Ferry and Dolmabahce Palace

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Tour Number

Activity Level

10808


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Yes. You must be able to get in and out of car.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Arabic (basic), English (fluent), Turkish (fluent)

Tour on Bosphorus between EuroAsia,(half day-morning or afternoon)


Bosporus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential of luxurious apartments.

Dolmabahce Palace: Dolmabahce Palace was the first European-style palace in Istanbul and was built by Sultan Abdülmecid between 1842 and 1853, at a cost of five million Ottoman gold pounds, the equivalent of 35 tons of gold. 14 tons of gold was used only to adorn the interior ceiling of the palace.

Please note; In any case of crowded ticket cues, I buy the tickets before we meet in advance. Paying cash for the tickets is in preference.
CLOSED
Hagia Sophia on Monday; Replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum,
Topkapı Palace on Tuesday; Replaced with Turkish Islamic Art Museum
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday; Replaced with Spice Bazaar
Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays; Replaced with YIldız Palace

Itinerary

Morning itinerary
09:00 am Pick up from your hotel or pier
- Visit Dolmabahce Palace
- Bosphorus Cruise Tour
13:30 pm End of the tour / Drop you off at your hotel or pier.

Afternoon itinerary

13:30 Pick up from your hotel or pier
- Visit Dolmabahce Palace
- Bosphorus Cruise Tour
17:00 End of the tour / Drop you off at your hotel or pier.

Please Note: After many years of experience I know the best shops in the city. When my guest required to go a shopping store I take them to the good ones.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If you stay at any hotel in Istanbul we can pick you up from your hotel and drop you off your hotel end of your tour. If you need to be picked up from airports you have to inform us. It will cost you extra.

End location: We can drop you off any location any hotel europion side of Istanbul.

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

Please kindly note that Istanbul has terrible traffic jam. You need to be aware of this. We are not responsible any kind of unforseen circumstances.

Transportation

According to your group size, the vehicle can be a four seater car or a van. I might be a driver for four seater. If you we have a Van there will be a driver. You will have a modern clean vehicles.

What’s Included

Other: - English Speaking Private Tour Guide
- Air Conditioned vehicles

Estimated Local Cash Needed

52 TL - Dolmabahce Palace is 40 TL.= USD 17
Bosphorus Local Ferry Ticket: 12 TL = USD 7
If you like to visit harem you have to pay USD 13 more.

What’s Extra

Other: -Admission fees for museums.
-Personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

Hanifi made the tour our tour pleasant and memorable as a SME. Even when the weather did not cooperate
Pradip Patel

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