Journey across two continents on an 8-hour tour of Istanbul. Discover the historic wonders of Sultanahmet on the European side, including the Blue Mosque. Then cross the Bosphorus Straits to the Asian side, and enjoy the views from Camlica Hill.
What to Expect
Explore 2 continents in 1 day on a full-day tour of both sides of the Bosphorus Straits in Istanbul, and cross from Europe to Asia and back.
Start your adventure in the Sultanahmet area on the European side of the city, and stroll around the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Marvel at the slender minarets and blue Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque. See the remains of the Hippodrome, and admire the former Greek Orthodox church and later mosque of the Hagia Sophia Museum.
Discover the former residence of the Ottoman sultans at Topkapi Palace. Then, take the underwater Marmaray train to the Uskudar district on the Asian side of Istanbul. Visit the mosques and street markets of a traditional neighborhood, and experience Istanbul like a local.
Take an optional taxi ride to Camlica Hill for breathtaking views of the minarets of Istanbul. Marvel at the beauty of Beylerbeyi Palace on the bank of the Bosphorus, and wander the trendy Baghdat Street. Then, cruise back to Istanbul’s European side by scenic ferry, crossing the Bosphorus to the historic city center.
- Ticket for the Marmaray railway
- Ferry boat crossing from Asia to Europe
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Tax (optional)