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Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise provided by Plan Tours

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
3h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
20
Stroller accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    3h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Group size:
    20
  • Stroller accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5828BOSPHORUS4M4A
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Professional guide
  • Coach tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop off
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey Please be ready in front of Tamara Restaurant at 08:15 and look for blue and white Midibus/Minivan with the logo of Plan Tours and Gray Line
  • The Marmara Taksim, Gümüşsuyu, Osmanlı Sk. 1/B, 34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey Please be ready in front of The Marmara Hotel at Taksim Square at 08:15 and look for blue and white Midibus/Minivan with the logo of Plan Tours and Gray Line
  • Taksim Square, Gümüşsuyu, 34435 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: When reconfirming your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Professional guide
  • Coach tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop off
Departure details
  • Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey Please be ready in front of Tamara Restaurant at 08:15 and look for blue and white Midibus/Minivan with the logo of Plan Tours and Gray Line
  • The Marmara Taksim, Gümüşsuyu, Osmanlı Sk. 1/B, 34437 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey Please be ready in front of The Marmara Hotel at Taksim Square at 08:15 and look for blue and white Midibus/Minivan with the logo of Plan Tours and Gray Line
  • Taksim Square, Gümüşsuyu, 34435 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Taksim Square, Gümüşsuyu, 34435 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Tamara Restaurant, Sultan Ahmet, Küçük Ayasofya Cd. No:14, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: When reconfirming your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
    Stop: 45 minutes
    Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc.
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    Pass by
    Rumeli Fortress
    Halic
    Bosphorus Bridge
    Bulgarian Orthodox Church
    Historic Areas of Istanbul
    Bosphorus Strait
    Walls of Constantinople (Istanbul City Walls)
    Fener Rum Ortodoks Patrikhanesi Kutuphanesi
  • You'll end at
    See Important Information for details
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

4.0
9 reviews
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NormAlicia
14 contributions
Up until now we have had very good tours in our trip, this is by far the worst.
We got picked up an hour earlier than agreed as we were one of the first to pick up, this meant that we stayed in the bus for an hour more to pick up the rest of the group, I guess this cannot be avoided in big group tours. When we arrived to the meeting point we were again 30 minutes waiting while the organizers distributed all of us into different buses. When we finally got to the Spice Market we were just left there with not much of explanation other than where the bathrooms were located. After this we were taken to the port and got into the boat, where we waited another 40 minutes for the rest of the groups to join, while in the boat we could listen on the speakers the explanation in english, and at the same time our tour guide in Spanish (forgot to mention we booked the tour in Spanish), the information given on both was not the same but similar, the problem was that it was given at the same time and made it very hard to concentrate on either.
When we finished the trip we were dropped off at Taksim square as agreed.
All and all we felt that we spent more time waiting than in the actual tour, plus we did not gain much information from it. This kind of tours need to be better organized to minimize the idle time.
I will certainly do not recommend this tour to any one that expects more than a boat ride.
Written 31 March 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Island Empress
4 contributions
Nov 2018
Our excellent hotel recommended this afternoon tour at 35 Euros per person, starting from our hotel at 1
:30 pm, we could not have enjoyed it more. Lunch was provided -- food OK and ample, though could be more interesting. Drinks were an extra cost. However, the tour was utterly fascinating with excellent descriptions and a short stop on the Asian side on the return leg. Seeing boats and palaces and castles and bridges against the background of the city was quite magical. Sitting upstairs watching fishing boats emerging while sipping turkish coffee or drink of choice, and the sun sinking as the city lights came on in the evening as the sun sank below the horizon was a delight. Lavatories basic, down steep stairs, so a factor to consider. Return to hotel at 6;30pm looked chaotic at first but actually well organized and efficient.
Written 16 November 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Great experience overall would definitely do it all over again.
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it was good.
it was good for take picture. because the location is near the sea and . the architecture of the building was good
samia m
samia m
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AMAZING PALACE
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fibrahim8
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Great tour , with a great tour guy ( Bulut)
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ammarhabahbeh
ammarhabahbeh
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The Tour guide was out of this word with his way of presenting the historical event in the whole tour
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mpegl5
mpegl5
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Pleasant afternoon
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Great guide, bad office
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