Istanbul sightseeing city tour journey by bus and boat
Attractions & guided tours

Istanbul sightseeing city tour journey by bus and boat

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy breathtaking views as you discover Istanbul by land and water
  • Learn with the informative city bus tour listening to fascinating stories from your live English guide and audio app
  • Relax on board a boat trip gliding along the Bosphorus
  • Explore the Asian and European shores
  • Freedom to explore your way as with this 48-hour pass you can join the tours as often as you’d like at the available times either, on the same day or different days
What to expect

Discover Istanbul on this 90-minute bus tour and a 90-minute ticket for the Bosphorus cruise. Plus, learn its history through its top sites (and hidden ones too): Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Maiden Tower, Galata Tower, and more.

Starting from downloading the audio app in 10 languages ready for the day and deciding what you would like to do first, you'll make your way to the meeting point. Admire the panoramic views and learn, with the live English-speaking guide on board the bus, as well as with the audio app. You'll drive past Galata Bridge, where you can see the iconic Galata Tower and the majestic Dolmabahce Palace. Listen to fascinating stories from the Byzantine and Ottoman times as you pass by Taksim Square, Golden Horn, the Historical Peninsula, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and much more.

Sit back and relax as you cruise along for 90-minutes to the Asian and European shores. Enjoy the picturesque skyline as you pass historical sites, palaces, fortresses, and the Bosphorus bridges, becoming fully enchanted by the scenery. Witness the popular sights of Istanbul from the historical waterway whilst gliding along the Bosphorus, which separates Europe from Asia.

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What's included
  • English speaking tour guide on the bus
  • Audio guide app for your smartphone in 10 language options English (UK), German, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Turkish, Polish, Spanish and Arabic
  • 1 bottle of water
  • 90-minute ticket for the Bosphorus cruise
What's not included
  • Guide on the 90-minute ticket for the Bosphorus cruise boat tour (the audio app can be used instead)
  • Headset for your smartphone, please bring your own
Where

Ömer Avni, Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

Meeting point:

Please meet in Kabatas Pier located across tram line T1 and, funicular F1 (close to Dolmabahce Palace). You'll see a wooden house behind the red petrol station and, there, you'll need to show your mobile or printed confirmation to the Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer.

What to remember
  • Please note, once booked, the ticket is valid for 48 hours and you can join the tours as often as you’d like at the available times either on the same day or on different days
  • For departure times, as these vary, either the local operator will contact you or at the meeting point you will be informed about the time slots.
  • The audio app included has 10 language options English (UK), German, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Turkish, Polish, Spanish and Arabic. You will receive instructions of how to download the audio app in the voucher after booking
  • Please remember to take your electronic device and headphones to the experience
  • Infants (age 0-2): free admission
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Provider
Istanbul Welcome Card
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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