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Busforus: Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Bosphorus Cruise Tickets

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See around 11 top spots of Istanbul using this hop-on hop-off bus tour with a multilingual audio guide, and take a scenic 1.5-hour Bosphorus cruise.

Highlights

  • Sultanahmet to Spice Bazaar and beyond! See Istanbul on a double-decker bus, hopping off whenever a historic gem or trendy district tickles your fancy.

  • With 11 convenient stops placed across Istanbul, you can hop on and off as many times as you like and make the most of the city.

  • Spy sky-high minarets of Ortaköy Mosque, opulent Dolmabahce palaces, and more – all during a 90-minute Bosphorus cruise with a multilingual audio guide.

  • An audio guide in 8 languages narrates anecdotes as you cruise by iconic landmarks and onboard WiFi and convenient charging points keep you connected.

  • Tick off top sights in style – buses conveniently whisk you to top Istanbul spots like Taksim Square, the Spice Bazaar, and Dolmabahçe Palace.

Inclusions

  • 1-day unlimited hop-on, hop-off pass

  • Audio guide in English, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Iranian, Arabic, and Turkish

  • Onboard WiFi and charging points

  • 90-minute Bosphorus cruise tickets

Exclusions

  • Live guide

  • Earphones

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Busforus hop-on, hop-off tour

This flexible Busforus bus tour offers 11 stops to dive into Istanbul's history and culture with a multilingual audio guide in 8 languages. History buffs won't want to miss the Naval Museum, showcasing Turkey's maritime heritage through model ships and weaponry. Sultanhmet boasts must-sees like the architectural marvel Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinthine marketplace overflowing with treasures.

Schedule

  • First bus: 10am from stop #1 (Sultanahmet)

  • Last bus: 5pm from stop #1 (Sultanahmet)

  • Popular stops: Taksim Square, Beylerbeyi Palace, Spice Bazaar & Dolmabahce Palace

Click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

Bosphorus Cruise

This serene 90-minute Bosphorus cruise is a visual feast, offering a unique perspective on Istanbul's architectural treasures. Gazing upon Dolmabahçe Palace's European grandeur, Ortaköy Mosque's iconic red minaret, and the Bosphorus Bridge connecting Asia and Europe – the cruise unveils Istanbul's architectural tapestry before your eyes.

Schedule

  • First boat: 10:30am from Old City

  • Last boat: 3:45pm from Old City

  • Popular sights: Dolmabahce Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Ciragan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge

Additional information

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

  • Don’t forget your trusty earphones for an immersive audio guide experience.

  • The boat tour can be taken anytime on the same day or the next day.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the same at each meeting point along with a valid photo ID.

Meeting points

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • Start your tour at BUSFORUS ISTANBUL (HOP ON HOP OFF TOURS).

  • Address: Sultanahmet Meydanı, 34149 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye.

  • Landmark: The BUSFORUS bus company is easy to spot at Sultanahmet Square, look for the red Hop-On Hop-Off Buses across Hagia Sophia.

Get directions to the meeting point

Boat Tour

  • Meet your Bosphorus boat tour host at Turing Yayınları & Kitabevi.

  • Address: Cankurtaran, Kabasakal Cd. No:7, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye.

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