The Basphorus Tour of Istanbul
30 August 2017
We invite you to see the breathtaking palaces, fortresses of the Bosphorus as well as the Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges and many more historic artifacts all across the Bosphorus, and have a great stopover at Anadolu Kavağı, the most beautiful fishing village of the Bosphorus located at the point where Marmara meets the Black Sea. You can visit the Yoros Castle or take a short trekking while breathing in the clean air of the Black Sea or taste the seafood in the renowned seafood restaurants during our stopover at Anadolu Kavağı.
You will get the chance the see the Istanbul Strait during our long Bosphorus Tour all the way from Kabataş to the Black Sea. We will be able see the city’s 5 palaces (Topkapı, Dolmabahçe, Yıldız, Çırağan and Beylerbeyi Palaces) panoramically from the same view once we set sail from Kabataş. While we are on our way to the Black Sea you will be passing underneath the both bridges of the Bosphorus and you will find yourself at the center of a visual feast surrounded by the palaces, pavilions, seaside residences and coppices of the Bosphorus. After a journey of approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, we will reach Anadolu Kavağı, a place famous for its seafood restaurants.
You can go up to the Yoros castle, following a short trekking through the village and enjoy the view from the cafes atop the hill and take photographs. Following our 3 hour stopover, we will head for our starting by taking the route of the Anatolian shore of the strait and complete our tour after having enjoyed the view all the way.
Some of the significant places to see during the trip: Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque, Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Büyük Mecidiye Mosque (Ortaköy Mosque), Esma Sultan Seaside Residence, Bosphorus Bridge, Water island (GS Island), Rumeli Fortress, FSM Bridge, Rumeli Hisarı Seaside Residence, Ferik Ahmet Afif Paşa Seaside Residence, Sait Halim Paşa Seaside Residence, Rumeli Kavağı, Anadolu Kavağı, Yoros Castle, Hidiv Pavilion, Bahai Seaside Residence, Amcazade Hüseyin Pasha Seaside Residence, Anatolian Fortress, Abud Efendi Seaside Residence, Kuleli Military High School, Beylerbeyi Palace.