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2-Day Sightseeing Combo: Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus & Boat Tour in Istanbul

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Enjoy sightseeing in Istanbul at your own pace on this flexible 2-day hop-on hop-off bus & boat tour of some of the city’s most important landmarks.

highlights

  • On day 1, soak up panoramic views of the city from a double-decker bus, and enjoy a multilingual audio guide, WiFi, and snacks.

  • Learn about historic and cultural Byzantine and Ottoman attractions while on the flexible bus tour.

  • See the difference between Old Istanbul landmarks like Sultanahmet Square and Beşiktaş Bazaar and modern areas like Taksim Square.

  • The next day, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and cruise along the waters of the Bosphorus Strait on a 90-minute boat tour with an audio guide.

  • Catch sight of the iconic suspension bridge between Europe and Asia, the Bosphorous Bridge, as you enjoy your boat ride on day 2.

  • Click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

inclusions

Day 1 Bus Tour

  • 1-day hop-on hop-off pass

  • Audio guide (available on both Android & iOS)

  • Snacks

  • Onboard WiFi

  • Experienced driver

  • Hygiene kit

  • Fuel surcharge

Day 2 Boat Tour

  • 1- day 90-min Bosphorus cruise

  • Audio guide

exclusions

  • Entry tickets to attractions

  • Guided visits inside attractions

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

why you should get onboard

Discover the timeless charm of Istanbul as you experience the city’s most historic and beautiful attractions on this flexible 2-day hop-on hop-off bus and boat tour.

Day 1 Bus Tour

With access to an in-depth audio guide in 8 languages, learn about each notable landmark from the comfort of your double-decker bus. You’ll stop by Sultanahmet Square, famously known as the ‘Hippodrome of Constantinople.’ A significant area in Old Istanbul, it used to be a huge sporting and social center and comprises several monuments. Enjoy panoramic views of Dolmabahçe Palace, with its mixture of different architectural styles ranging from Greek and Roman to Turkish and Arabic styles. The Palace holds an important place in Ottoman history and Turkey’s place in world affairs.

No visit to Turkey is complete without exploring the heart of the modern city i.e. Taksim Square. Well connected to places to eat and shop and nightlife, make the most of the hop-on hop-off feature of this bus tour by visiting this area as you please.

day 2 boat tour

Istanbul is a city set on the water, a Bosphorus Cruise is a must-do experience to fully experience its beauty and diversity. See both the European and Asian halves of Istanbul on this 90-minute cruise and enjoy views of picturesque mosques and palaces like Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Ciragan Palace, and Bosphorus Bridge. Learn more about Istanbul’s centuries-long history through an audio guide app available in 10 languages.

Route

Click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

know before you go

Important Information

  • Departure times and timetables might change due to traffic, road work, or weather conditions.

  • The boat departs from the pier every hour between 11am to 5pm.

Schedule

Day 1 Bus Tour

  • The Red Route & Blue Route run from 10am - 8:05pm.

  • Frequency: every 60-80 mins.

  • Number of stops: 11 (7 on the Red Route and 4 on the Blue Route).

Timings

Day 1 Bus Tour

  • Daily: 10am - 8:05pm.

Day 2 Boat Tour

  • Daily: 10:30am onwards

  • Available time slots: 10:30am, 12:45pm, 1:45pm, 2:45pm, 3:45pm

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the scheduled boarding time to avoid any delays. Bring a valid photo ID proof for verification.

Boarding Point

  • Board the bus at Sultanahmet Square between Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia next to the main road.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Akbıyık. It is a quick 11-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus BN1 to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Sultanahmet. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram T1 to get you there.

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