Highlights of This Tour:
A leisurely cruise along the fabulous Bosphorus, starting near the Black Sea and taking us past Ottoman palaces, wooden 19th century waterfront mansions, modern pleasure palaces and fortresses. The perfect opportunity for taking photographs along both shores of this fabled waterway.
Halfday Afternoon – Itinerary:> Daily Afternoon Tour
We cruise the Bosphorus, and from the deck of our cruise boat, take in the sights and sounds of this legendary waterway, lined with historic villages, grandiose waterfront mansions, imposing fortresses, like Anadolu Hisarı, and theBaroque palaces of the late Ottoman sultans. After our cruise we travel along the breathtakingGolden Horn to the Spice Bazaar**, a thrilling riot of colors, sounds and the smells of exotic spices.
*On the rare Sundays when the Spice Bazaar is closed, we offer an orientation session.
**The Spice Bazaar may be visited prior to the Bosphorus Cruise, depending on the number of tour participants.