Bosphorus and Discover Two continents Istanbul Tour

Explore the important points of Istanbul, where the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires were located in the previous centuries. Visit the stunningly beautiful Dolmabahçe Palace and the breathtaking Camlica hill, Ortakoy beach, the historic Rustem Pasha Mosque, and the world-famous Grand Bazaar.

Overview

Istanbul is Turkey’s most-visited city as it attracts millions of visitors every year. The city is able to offer a memorable holiday experience as it combines everything needed for pleasurable, joyful, and fun vacations. Also known as the city of contradictions, Istanbul is divided by the Bosporus Sea into two continents, Europe and Asia.

Extra Tour Details

  1. Type: Regular
  2. Season: Every day departure (All year round)
  3. Departure point: Istanbul Center Hotels
  4. Ending point: Istanbul Center Hotels
  5. Duration: 8 hours

Service Basics:

  • Hotel transfer
  • English Guide

Good to know:

  • Please wear comfortable clothes, a hat, and shoes
  • Take your camera (without professional equipment)
  • Use sunglasses and suncream

Additional Info:

  • Clients must be ready 15 minutes before the exact pickup time given by the tour guide.
  • Please always take all passports with you during the tour.
  • By some problems or delays don’t hesitate to get in touch with us directly!

Available Language(s):
• English

Itinerary

Day 1
Bosphorus and Discover Two continents Istanbul

On the day of your excursion, a comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. The bus will drive you towards the starting point of our excursion. During this experience, a tour guide will be with you to guide you through the monuments and explain interesting facts about the places of interest and the city’s history.
The first stop will be made at the infamous Spice Bazaar. Also known as the Egyptian Bazaar this location offers you a first-class opportunity to exercise your bargaining skills. There, you will spend 45 minutes strolling around the bazaar. During this time, you may observe an incredible variety of spices and understand the culinary tradition of Turkey.
Then, accompanied by your tour guide, you will enjoy a cruise in the Bosporus between two continents. During the cruise, you can observe the spectacular Ottoman villas on the sides of the Bosporus and admire their distinct architectural design. In addition, you will be able to see some notable monuments such as the Ciragin Kempinski, the Dolmabahce Palace, and the Leander’s Tower. The cruise has an approximate duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
By the end of the cruise, you will be transferred to a local restaurant for a lunch break. This is the perfect time to get energized and relax for a while before reaching the Asian side of the city.
A fully air-conditioned bus will drive you towards Asia by passing through the imposing suspended Bosporus Bridge. Driving between two continents will also be a great experience as you can enjoy magnificent views. According to the schedule, the first stop on the Asian side will take place at the Beylerbeyi Palace Museum. During the period of the Ottoman Empire, this place was used as the summer mansion of the sultans. Nowadays, it hosts a great museum that maintains the Ottoman decoration and demonstrates the Ottoman architecture.
The last stop of this excursion will take place at Camlica Hill. This is the highest point of Istanbul and the perfect point to enjoy some spectacular panoramic views over the city. Do not miss the chance to snap some photos of two continents. The bus will then transfer you back to the European side. Return to your hotel is expected during the afternoon.

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Included and Excluded Services

Included Services

  • • Admission fees to attractions
  • • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • • Transfer service from Hotels
  • • Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • • Boat tour
  • • Insurances

Excluded Services

  • • Beverage during the tour
  • • Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
  • • Personal expenses
How Can I Book this tour?

Please fill out the booking request form. Our team will get back to you within 4 hours. The tour will be confirmed by the Moonstar Tour sales department at the reception of the online booking or online payment. Please provide always all the correct information for easy processing.

What makes us unique?

One thing that sets us apart from other tour operators is that we’ve built our own packages and tours. Many agencies force you to deal with multiple people during the booking and holiday process, which makes it impersonal. Moonstar Tour Team will deal with you from beginning to end.
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Reservation and Payment Policy

For Direct Customers
There are so many adventures waiting for you, by reservation, 30% of the total cost is due once the trip and cost have been approved by both parties. The full amount may also be paid at this time. The remaining balance is due upon arrival/check-in. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the trip.

For Travel Agencies
Moonstar Tour requires full payment of the tour at the time of reservation once the trip and cost have been approved by both Moonstar Tour and the Travel Agency. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the blocking of the trip.

Cancellation Policy:

If payment is made and the customer, due to outside circumstances, cannot make the trip, the reservation can be postponed, without penalty charges, and can be rescheduled at a later date. No changes can be made to the original reservation upon rescheduling.
Deadlines for cancellation with a refund: One (1) week prior to the date of your tour
Last Minute Cancelations
Full payments or deposits will not be reimbursed for last-minute cancellations by either direct customers or travel agencies.

No Show
In the event of a No-Show by either a Direct Customer or Travel Agency, no refund shall be given.
In case of fortuitous events or Acts of God, management will assess the situation and decide upon a course of action. If a reimbursement or discount is agreed upon, the amount will return within the time specified by management. The Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for all/any bank charge that may apply to the transaction.

Methodes of Payment

Reservations will be guaranteed within the down payment for Direct Customers or full payment for Travel Agencies. We accept electronic money transfers, bank deposits, and all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Payment can be made by sending a scanned copy or clear photo of the deposit slip to [email protected] / [email protected] or WhatsApp at +905496426422 along with the following information:
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Residence address
Telephone number
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After verifying the information, our sales staff will book the reservation.
For reservations during High Season, fifteen (15) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
For reservations during the Low Season, five (5) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
All confirmed reservations with our office, for both Travel Agencies and Direct Customers, will be sent an e-mail containing the trip description, the total cost with the down payment reflected, and a copy of our company policy in regards to cancellation, no show, date changes, etc.

Refunds

The process for refunding a deposit is as follows:
In the event of a refund, the Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for covering any bank charges. 10% of the total payment will be withheld to cover this cost.
The Customer or Travel Agency must submit a written request for a refund along with the reason(s) for the reservation cancellation. Please specify the account number to which the money shall be refunded and the name under which the reservation was made.
Please allow 5 to 8 business days to process the refund request.
If the cancellation of the reserve corresponds to an event, it will be done according to the specifications and conditions agreed by both parties in the contract.

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Bosphorus and Discover Two continents Istanbul Tour