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BUSFORUS: Istanbul Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

BUSFORUS: Istanbul Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Istanbul, Turkey
From US$ 45.00US$ 42.75 p.p.

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Highlights

  • Explore Istanbul the great city with a hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Hop-on and off as desired and discover Istanbul at your pace
  • The audio guide makes the excursion interesting as you get interesting information about the city and different landmarks
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

Istanbul is a captivating European city that has so much to offer. Travelers from different parts of the world visit Istanbul to experience its historic heritage. There are several great reasons that make this city worth visiting. Istanbul is mesmerizing, with an array of mosques and dramatic architecture. Witness the beauty of Istanbul with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Audio commentary in 8 languages allows you to learn about popular attractions.

Hop on an open-top bus and enjoy the sightseeing experience in the city of Istanbul. You can hop on and off at any stop and visit popular attractions of Istanbul hassle-free. Travel at your pace and experience the sites unlike anywhere in the world.

Itinerary

Delve into the beauty of Istanbul with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Experience the ancient and modern wonders of Istanbul and take pictures of alluring landscapes. Istanbul is the only city across the world lying on two continents. The 2 hours 30 minutes bus tour takes you to different historical spots.
 
The Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul was built in the 1800s. Empire’s Sultan made this stately structure composed of 16 separate buildings. The gorgeous palace treasures beautiful art and historical artifacts with amazing carvings. Witness the palace interiors with a high-end collection of oil paintings. See beautiful gardens, Imperial Gate, Harem and Swan fountains, and the popular 100 feet tall Clock Tall.
 
Hagia Sophia is a famous monument and religious landmark with a long history. It means “Holy Wisdom” and originally it was constructed as Christian Church. It was used as a mosque and it is now a museum. At sunset, the iconic dome looks serene. This incredible museum is worth visiting in Istanbul.
 
The Blue Mosque of Sultanahmet Mosque is another popular place to visit. Constructed in the 1600s, this historical landmark is an amalgamation of Byzantine and Islamic architecture. The striking interiors and intricate exterior will make you awestruck. Stained glass windows make lighting cinematic and add a spiritual atmosphere.
 
The Old Town of Istanbul is UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to important landmarks and historical sites. Places of interest include baths, mosques, Ottoman palaces, and Byzantine churches. Marvel at splendid ancient architecture and immerse in the living history.
 
Topkapi Palace is also located in the old town of Istanbul. This important historical attraction houses a cultural museum. Here you can witness Islamic, European, and Ottoman styles of decoration.
 
The attraction list also includes a popular Basilica Cistern that takes you back to the 6th century. Explore the spiritual world under Istanbul city. Galata Tower is made in the medieval period and from this captivating landmark, you can witness spectacular views of the city. Enjoy the beauty all around with this 200 feet tall tower.
 
Another significant museum is the Istanbul Archaeological Museum which comprises three museums namely the Orient Museum, the Archaeological Museum, and the Tiled Kiosk Museum. Three museums display nearly 1 million objects from different civilizations across the globe.
 
And yes! Do not miss visiting the popular Spice Bazaar, the most fragrant place in Istanbul. It lies nearby the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Here you can buy different kinds of spices, dry fruits, souvenirs, and sweets. Textiles and jewelry shops are also located here.
 
It’s time to book a hop-on hop-off bus tour and pack your bag to explore this beautiful city of Istanbul. Make your trip memorable by clicking photographs. Audio commentary is available in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabian, Turkish and Russian. Book the Tour Now!

Schedule

Departures From Sultanahmet: Between 10:00 - 16:00
Full Loop: 2 hours 30 minutes
Frequency : Every 30 minutes 
(*Timings, frequency and route may vary due to traffic, weather and other unforeseen circumstances.)

Inclusions

  • 1 Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket
  • Audio-guide available in 8 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Turkish)
  • English-Speaking Driver
  • Free Wi-Fi

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

All buses depart and end at Taksim/ Sultanahmet, however you can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver.
You can present confirmed booking voucher on (Smartphone/ Printed) to bus staff on board.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Flexible Ticket: All vouchers are valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes (Please check with bus staff)
Pets Allowed: No
Complimentary ear phones are provided, or you are welcome to use your own wired earphones with a jack connector
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Istanbul is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Customer Reviews

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GEORGE SALES
2024-01-27

Too much city and too much history for a bus tour to do justice, but overall a great intro to a wonderful city. Read More

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GEORGE SALES
2024-01-27

Too much city and too much history for a bus tour to do justice, but overall a great intro to a wonderful city.

GEORGE SALES
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Ahmed Anwer Moten
2023-12-27

great experience Read More

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Ahmed Anwer Moten
2023-12-27

great experience

Ahmed Anwer Moten
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service..

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