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Istanbul: Old City Tour & Luxury Sunset Bosphorus Cruise

Activity provider: VELENA TRAVEL
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Istanbul: Old City Tour & Luxury Sunset Bosphorus Cruise

Activity provider: VELENA TRAVEL
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Enjoy a historical tour of Istanbul and top it off with an amazing sunset cruise on the Bosphorus. See all the sights during the day and take in Istanbul's magnificent shoreline aboard a luxury yacht in the evening.

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Duration 10 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Two-way hotel transfers will be provided from any hotels located in Fatih and Beyoglu Areas. No pick-up service from Asian side or hotels located outside of the Fatih and Beyoglu districts. You will be informed about the exact pick-up time by your hotel.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


10 hours
  • Sultanahmet Square (guided tour, walk)

  • Obelisk of Theodosius III (guided tour, walk)

  • Serpent Column (guided tour, walk)

  • German Fountain, Turkey (guided tour, walk)

  • Sultan Ahmed Mosque (guided tour, walk)

  • Hagia Sophia (guided tour, walk)

  • Topkapi Palace (guided tour)

  • Grand Bazaar (guided tour, walk)

  • Kabataş Ferry Terminal (boat cruise)

  • Dolmabahce Palace (landmark passed by)

  • Ortaköy (landmark passed by)

  • Bosphorus Bridge (landmark passed by)

  • Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge (landmark passed by)

  • Beylerbeyi Palace (sunset, landmark passed by)

  • Maiden's Tower (sunset, landmark passed by)

Main stop
Other stop
End point
  • See Blue Mosque and admire its beautiful blue tiles
  • Visit the Hagia Sophia with its mosaics and large dome
  • Experience the amazing Grand Bazaar
  • Visit the exhibitions and kiosks in Topkapi Palace
  • Enjoy the fantastic sunset over the city from a glass-encased luxury yacht
Full description
See the main historical sights of Istanbul and take a 2.5-hour luxury cruise along the beautiful shoreline as the sun sets. Visit the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and the Grand Bazaar. Learn about their histories on a guided tour. See the site of the Ancient Roman hippodrome. Transfer to the glass-encased luxury yacht in the evening and enjoy a welcome drink of traditional Turkish demirhindi. Enjoy the sights of the city at dusk with informative commentary. Feel the soothing breeze coming over the Sea of Marmara at dusk on this highlights tour and cruise in Istanbul.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to Topkapi Palace
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Lunch in a rooftop terrace restaurant with a great view of the city
  • 2.5-Hour Bosphorus cruise on a 25 meters luxury yacht
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Visit to the Harem in Topkapi Palace is not included (own expense)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, we visit Dolmabahce Palace on Tuesday.
  • The Blue Mosque is under an intensive restoration work till April 2023. Visits to mosque interior is prohibited till April 2023.
  • The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and it may be replaced with Spice Bazaar or Arasta Bazaar
  • From December to February, we may replace Hagia Sophia with Suleymaniye Mosque on Friday due to the Friday prayer in Hagia Sophia
  • Hagia Sophia is not a museum and no admission fee to visit the interior, fast tracking is not available for Hagia Sophia. During the high season, it may get busy and there could be a long que.
  • There is quite a lot of walkings, so please wear comfortable shoes and get ready for a long walking day right before a very enjoyable luxury yacht cruise
  • Ladies are recommended to bring scarfs to use while visiting the Blue Mosque
Customer reviews

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Really excellent tour, especially for those with limited time in Istanbul. We covered all the major sites, without rushing. Lunch was excellent. The sunset cruise was a real highlight. Highly recommend.

March 12, 2023

Product ID: 367230