Tour Program

  • 1. Day

    Half Day Afternoon (Every day except Mondays and Thursdays.)

    Departure Point:  Tour departs from Istanbul hotels (on Europeanside of Istanbul only and city center hotels )

    Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

    We begin by driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge, which for a time was the world’s longest suspension bridge, and head for the summit of Çamlıca Hill, which affords panoramic views of Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Princess’ Islands. From here a short drive brings us to the Palace of Beylerbeyi on the shore of the Bosphorus. Perhaps the most elegant of the late Ottoman palaces, Beylerbeyi boats six sumptuously furnished reception halls with Bohemian crystal chandeliers and Sevres and Chinese vases, including a main salon with an indoor fountain. The sultans’ guests at the palace included Empress Eugénie of France, Shah Nasruddin of Persia and Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia.

Services Included In The Price

  • Transport by air-conditioned and none smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Ferry ticket
  • Hotel pick up and drop of ( Please contact for your pickup time directly with Academic Tour Plus )

Services Not Included In The Price

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Additional Information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Full passport name is required for all participants
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate

Cancellation Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the tour.

  • If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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