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Full-Day Tour of Princes' Islands

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  • Mobile ticket
  • Transfers included
  • Hotel pickup

Explore 2 different islands, Heybeliada and Buyukada, and soak up the local culture of the Princes Islands!

Highlights

  • Visit the 2 picturesque Princes Islands, one after the other on this full-day guided tour.

  • Sail from the serene shores of Golden Horn, towards Heybeliada, the first stop on your itinerary.

  • Listen intently to your tour guide, who will provide an intriguing insight into each island.

  • The island of Heybeliada, boasts narrow beaches, massive pine forests, and ample privacy.

  • Finally visit Büyükada, where you’ll learn more of the princes that once relaxed on these islands.

  • Relish a delicious luncheon spread of chicken Shish kebabs, cold appetizers, rice, and salad.

Inclusions

  • Boat trip

  • Expert English-speaking tour guide

  • Entrance fees to islands

  • 2-course open buffet lunch

  • Hotel transfers (from the European side & centrally-located hotels only)

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned bus

Exclusions

  • Drinks at lunch

  • Bike rental (optional)

  • Electric Buggy ticket (available to purchase)

  • Tips

Cancellation policy

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

Ratings & Reviews

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  • United Kingdom
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • United States
  • Denmark
  • Slovakia
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
Guests from United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Germany and over 9 countries have loved this experience
Ashar Sami

Ashar

3/5

Feb, 2024

We loved the smooth journey , the views , however the quality of the meal was below average. Our tour guides did not give us enough time on the island. The rest of everything was fine.
Linda Harrison

Linda

3/5

Oct, 2023

The transfer was very long. We had to go to a different hotel and wait a long time for the transfer bus. The transfer bus went on a long detour to other hotels. If we had known, we would have made our own way there or got a taxi. We were supposed to arrive in time to leave at 9.30. The boat did not leave until 10.30. There was only one hour at the first island and two hours at the second. It was not enough time to go anywhere on the island because we were concerned about getting back to the boat in time. It was too much money to rent a bike for such a short time and it was too hilly to explore by bike (especially in such a short time). The experience was supposed to include a guided tour. There was no guided tour of the island and the little information that was given on the boat was limited and difficult to understand. A very average lunch was served on the boat where we were squashed in with all the other passengers canteen style. It would have been a better idea to have lunch on the island- at least there would be something to do there in the limited time available. I'm sure that the trip information described us returning at about 6pm and that the trip would last all day. Instead we left at about 3pm.
Suleimann Vadachia

Suleimann

5/5

Oct, 2023

This was the most painless and value for money tour I have come across in a while! I booked online and paid for the trip the afternoon prior to the trip, and within a few minutes of payment I received confirmation of the booking from headout. About an hour later I received communication from All Tours Istanbul regarding the details of the pickup shuttle. I was most impressed by the promptness of everything. Our party of 6 was ready at 7:45am as per the email requested, by 8am the bus driver was outside the hotel and came into the lobby to fetch us. There were other stops for other tour passengers along the way which took another hour and a half but we didn't mind at all as we got to see more of the city during the drive. We eventually reached the boat and were welcomed onboard and seated. Everyone on the boat and from All tours were professional, friendly and helpful. The cruise was enjoyable with drinks and snacks available (albeit expensive) . We docked at Heybeliada and had one hour to look around. The weather was perfect and we loved everything. We got back on to the boat to go across to buyukada and were immediately seated for a lovely lunch (we all enjoyed it). At buyukada we had around 2.5 hours on the island to take in the sights, enjoy the offerings and even smoke some Shisha. We boarded the boat at 3:30pm and promptly departed for the mainland. Once again the All Tours Istanbul staff were very organized, and grouped us by hotel and put us in our respective busses. We were dropped off at our hotel around 6:30pm. I would definitely recommend this, but have to state that the tours are executed by All Tours Istanbul and they did a fantastic job.
Dawn morgan

Dawn

4/5

Sep, 2023

loved the tour, but hated the way you trapped us into going to the leather store/fashion store before we were able to catch our transport back to the hotel
Daniel Salman Rahbar

Daniel

5/5

Jun, 2023

The island was beautiful and also the photo team on the ship was super friendly. The trip was really worth it, thank you.
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Escape the buzzing streets of Istanbul by taking a tour of the peaceful Prince’s İslands. Hop aboard a private boat and set sail from the ever-serene Golden Horn, onto the first of 2 islands, Heybeliada.

Heybeliada is the second-largest island in Istanbul. Notice narrow beaches, pine forests, and 19th-century villas- but most intriguing of all, no motor vehicles! Finally, visit Büyükada, the biggest of the islands, with plenty of touristic charm. While you’ll spot Ottoman-Victorian mansions here, this island is also crowded with more modern structures today. While on the boat, a delicious luncheon will be served. Munch on chicken Shish kebabs, cold appetizers, rice, and salad while basking in the picturesque scenery of Istanbul’s Princes Islands. Besides the breathtaking views, historical buildings such as Aya Yorgi Church and Monastery, Ayios Dimitrios Church, Hamidiye Mosque, and more will give you an insight into the history of the Ottoman and Byzantium emperors. The ferry will safely return you to Istanbul and an air-conditioned bus will take you back to your hotel.

Additional information

  • Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility and Guide Dog Accommodation.

  • The hotel pickup and drop-off services are applicable for the European side and centrally-located hotels only.

Timings

  • Daily: 9:30am onwards

Lunch Menu

  • Traditional Meze

  • Grilled chicken

  • Chicken Shish kebabs

  • Cold appetizers

  • Rice

  • Salad

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Meeting Point

  • Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
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