|Tour Code:||T.P.T ISTANBUL TOUR 1|
You will be picked up from your hotel and meet with other tour participants.
This tour gives you an oppurtionity to see two continents in one day.
We will enjoy bus driving along the Bosphorus. We pass through Bosphorus bridge to Asian side, then we drive up to Çamlıca Hill, where is the highest point of Istanbul. Çamlıça hill has a spectacular view of Istanbul that you have a chance to see all of Istanbul under your feet while you are sipping your Tea with traditional Turkish Simit. After spending relaxing time at Çamlıca, we drive down to Üsküdar where is one of the oldest settlement in Istanbul for embarking to boat. While we are sailing between two continets, we will be able to see the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Rumeli Fortress, the Çırağan Palace, the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Maiden’s Tower, the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and many more.
After the Boat trip we will drive along the Golden to see Fener Greek Orthodox Patriachate, famous for the gold and silver mosaics. Later on Patriachate we will walk on the narrow strees of Balat. Where the gypsys are living. You will have a chance to see real local life in Balat. Afterwards we will able to see Sahabe Tombs (first Muslim coming to conquer the city from Byzantine Empire) before walking on the Byzantine City Walls. When you reach the Wall we will hike top on the Wall (45 stairs) there you have chance to take pictures of the Golden Horn and City Wall, where Fatih Sultan Mehmet went in to the city first time.
After City Walls we will drive back to Eminönü and visiting Spice Bazaar as optional or drop you back to your hotel.
DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL: HALF DAY TOUR FROM ISTANBUL , TRANSFER TICKETS & GUIDE INCLUDED.