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

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

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Istanbul, Turkey
From US$ 62.00US$ 58.90 p.p.

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Highlights

  • Hop on a bus and get an option to explore the fascinating attractions of Istanbul 
  • Double-decker open-top bus takes you through a comfortable tour of the both modern and ancient marvels of this lovely city 
  • Hop on and Hop Off as and when and wherever you want, you get to explore these places at your ease 
  • On board, you get an educational experience thanks to the audio guide that lets you know everything about the city 
  • A combo ticket that gives you additional access to the largest museum of Istanbul: Istanbul Akvaryum
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

Hop on Hop Off Bus tour is the best way of exploring Istanbul and its beauty. The onboard audio guide available in 8 different languages lets you know about this place in your preferred language. The ticket is valid for a single day and lets you explore the city at your own pace. 
 
The ticket also gives you an entry ticket to the biggest thematic aquarium in the world. It is one of the most famous aquariums in the world today and the enormous species, and activities make it one of the most popular attractions of this city. 
 
Coming back to the comfortable bus journey, you have the open-top bus that gives you an amazing view of the city of Istanbul. The bus lets you get off and on at popular stops in the city without any pain of searching for multiple modes of transport for every other destination.

Itinerary

Istanbul Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour is a sightseeing tour of Istanbul where visitors can get on and off the tour bus at various stops around the city. The tour typically includes a pre-recorded audio commentary in multiple languages, giving visitors information about the city's landmarks, history, and culture.
 
The tour usually includes multiple routes, allowing visitors to see different parts of the city and choose the route that best fits their interests. Some common stops on the tour include popular landmarks such as the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, and the Grand Bazaar.
 
The tour bus departs from Taksim Square and takes you on a 2.5-hour journey through the city, showcasing the best of Istanbul's ancient and modern wonders. You'll have the opportunity to see historical Ottoman palaces like Dolmabahçe Palace, and beautiful 19th and 20th-century wooden mansions along the seaside. 
 
The tour also includes a visit to the Bosphorus Bridge, where you can enjoy stunning views of the city. The tour is narrated in eight languages, including English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Russian, and Turkish. With Istanbul Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, you can see the highlights of the city and take photographs conveniently and enjoyably.
 
The tour buses are typically equipped with an open-top deck, providing panoramic views of the city. The buses also have an onboard guide who can answer questions and provide additional information about the sights.
 
Ticket to Istanbul Akvaryum
Istanbul Akvaryum is a world-class aquarium that is known for its large size, a wide variety of fish species, and interactive exhibits. Located in Istanbul, Turkey, it is the largest thematic aquarium in the world and is home to over 1,500 species of marine life, representing 17,000 individual animals. 
 
The aquarium features a two-storey design with a total area of 22,000 square meters and is set on 100-decare land. It also has a parking lot with space for 1,200 vehicles.
 
One of the unique features of Istanbul Akvaryum is its themed travel route, which takes visitors on a journey from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean. The route is 1.2 km long and features 17 themed areas that showcase the cultural, historical, and architectural properties of each region. 
 
The exhibits are designed to be interactive, with games, movies, and visual graphics that provide information about the region and its marine life. The aquarium also has a rainforest area that is home to a wide variety of plants and animals.
 
In addition to the exhibits, Istanbul Akvaryum also offers a range of educational and entertainment activities, including workshops, lectures, and live shows. It is a popular destination for families and is managed by specialists who ensure that all of the animals are well cared for and live in conditions that are as close to their natural habitat as possible.
 
The aquarium also has several amenities for visitors, including a gift shop, three cafeterias, and a restaurant with panoramic views of the Panama Canal and the sea. It is a unique and exciting place to visit, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about and interact with marine life from around the world.
 
So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and book your tickets now! We can guarantee that you will love your day outing with this ticket.

Schedule

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

Istanbul Aquarium:
Opening Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm (Saturday & Sunday till 8:00pm)
Location: Şenlikköy, Yeşilköy Halkalı Cd. No:93, 34153 Florya/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration: At your leisure

Inclusions

  • 1 Day Istanbul 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 on bus tour
  • Istanbul Aquarium Ticket (Skip-the-line)
  • Free Shuttle Bus From Taksim, Sirkeci, Sultanahmet Hotels*

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (If any not mentioned in Inclusions)
  • 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!
*Free Shuttle Bus From Taksim, Sirkeci, Sultanahmet Hotels. Must contact to activity operator to arrange complimentary hotel pick-up.

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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.

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