Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace with Asian Side visit

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Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahçe Palace with Asian Side visit

Experience the beauties of İstanbul for a day starting with a cruise at the Bosphorus. Drive across two continents, view the scene at Çamlıca Hill and turn back to Dolmabahçe Palace to end the day. Also you can enjoy your lunch in the middle of the tour.

Duration: 8 Hours
Skip The Line:
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Pick up and Drop-off Services are availabe from centrally located hotels.


  • Learn about the miracles of the herbs and spices at Spice Bazaar
  • See beautiful views of the waterway on the Bosphorus Cruise
  • Drive from Europe to Asia on the first intercontinental bridge connecting Europe and Asia
  • Experience the scene of the highest peak in Istanbul at Çamlıca Hill
  • See the spectacular Dolmabahçe Palace, an important residence during the Ottoman Empire and learn about its history

Full Description

This is alternative Bosphorus Cruise for travelers that have limited time in İstanbul. You will first visit the Spice Bazaar where your guide explains the miracle of the herbs and spices! We visit Rüstem Pasha Mosque and thenhave a sightseeing tour for 90 minutes. The boat goes by the shores of Bosphorus while your guide specialist on Bosphorus will explain you everything on route. You will see the views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Leander Tower, two suspension bridges, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, beatiful mansions by the shores of Bosphorus and finally we will disembark in Üsküdar.

After having a lunch you will drive over the first INTERCONTINENTAL BRIDGE that connects Europe and Asia. Bosphorus Bridge was built in 1973 and its lenght between two legs is 1074 meters and the time of construction was the fourth longest suspension bridge of the world.

Çamlıca Hill is the highest peak of Istanbul. Following a short drive after the suspension bridge we will reach the 268 meters hill. Here we will see the splendid panorama of the Bosphorus Strait. Following a photo stop we continue to drive over the suspension bridge and than arrive to Dolmabahçe Palace where you will have a unique experience of this magnificent 19th century building with excellent guide!



  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
  • Professional Guidance in English
  • Pick up & Drop off Service from/to centrally located hotels
  • Beverages at lunch

Meeting point

Pick up is availabe from centrally located hotels.


Know Before You Go

  • Dolmabahce Palace Museum is closed on Mondays. It will be replaced with Chora Museum.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

10.00 Outstanding Based on 2 reviews
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Emerson - February 08, 2019

The activity was great

Sylas - January 27, 2019

The tour and tour guide were excellent and I definitely recommend the agency as well as our guide. 

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