Start your morning with hotel pickup and transfer to the cable car at Pierre Loti Hill.
As your cable car ascends the Pierre Loti Hill, get sweeping views of this historic city. Then visit the Walls of Constantinople, constructed under the orders of Constantine the Great in the year 324. View other top attractions including Topkapi Palace, Yedikule Fortress, and Chora Church (Kariye Museum), which features ancient mosaics that are remarkably well-preserved.
Wrap up with a boat cruise on the Bosphorous River, taking in the sights of the Golden Horn from a waterside perspective. Hear from your guide about the city's history, including the Byzantine era when it was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, its role during the Ottoman Empire, and its importance as the cultural center of modern-day Turkey.