Discover Istanbul with this ultimate sightseeing combination! This tour will not only take you around the city by a hop on hop off bus tour, but it will also give you a chance to see the city from the water on a 90-minute Bosphorus Cruise. Ideal for first-time visitors, families with children and travelers with limited time in Istanbul, this combo tour is one of the most convenient ways to discover this mega-metropolis in a short amount of time! This ticket is valid for 2 days, during which you can join the tours at the available times.
Hop on Hoff Bus Tour:
Hop aboard your double-decker sightseeing bus and enjoy a hassle-free tour of Istanbul’s iconic landmarks and historical sites. The 2-hour round trip has 11 strategically placed stops at or close to must-see sights. Jump off at any of the stops, or stay onboard for a relaxing ride through the vibrant streets of Istanbul. Pass by the famous Galata Bridge with fishermen lining the railing, and Galata Tower soaring into the sky. Enjoy the journey across the legendary Bosphorus Bridge, crossing from Europe to Asia.
Stations of the Hop on Hop off Tour in Istanbul:
Istanbul Naval Museum
A Bosphorus Cruise is a must-do experience when you're in Istanbul. Relax from the hustle and bustle of the city and cruise past spectacular palaces, mosques and mansions from different empires along both shores of this waterway which separates Europe and Asia. Conveniently starting from the Old City, this 90-minute cruise will take you along the European side until reaching the 2nd Bosphorus bridge, then return back along the Asian coast. See the city from a whole new perspective as you cruise down the Bosphorus Strait past historical landmarks like the Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Ciragan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi Palace, Maiden Tower and many more. This way, you can learn all about the history and culture of Istanbul while you're seeing it firsthand.
1st day Hop on Hop off Bus tour
Recorded commentary in 8 languages (English, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Iranian, Arabic and Turkish) on bus
Free WiFi and charging station on bus
2nd day 90 min Bosphorus Cruise
Audio guide app for the Cruise for your smartphone (In order to download this application and use it properly, you must have a device with at least android version 10 or later)
- IMPORTANT INFORMATION -
TO SAVE TIME, you should have the audiotour downloaded on your phone BEFORE you arrive at the Meeting Point.
Headset for your smartphone, please bring your own
Hop on Hop Off Bus tours are available for everyday at:
Meeting point for the Hop on Hop Off Bus tour at Sultanahmet Square between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia next to the main road.