Buyukada, Turkey

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Time7 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Escape from the busy streets of Istanbul for a full-day excursion to the Princes Islands. Cruise past Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower and Uskudar, then glide across the Marmara Sea to reach the islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada. Learn about the princes of the Byzantine Empire who once relaxed on these islands as you take a horse-drawn carriage tour. Have lunch at a fish restaurant and enjoy free time to explore on your own, taking in the beaches and historic sites at your leisure before returning to Istanbul.
  • Full-day tour to Princes Islands by boat from Istanbul
  • Visit the lovely islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada
  • Take a guided tour in a horse-drawn carriage
  • Hear about the Byzantine and Ottoman rulers that visited the islands
  • Eat lunch at a local restaurant that features fresh fish
  • Enjoy time to visit the beach or town on your own
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Istanbul

Reviews

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z
, Aug 2018

Trip was worth it....though there was not enough time planned for this trip and everything was hurried. Our guide was nice and friendly and kept us updated and engaged at all times. Overall the trip was great, great food and great place.

M
, Feb 2018

This tour was amazing!

S
, Jan 2018

The boat ride and the Islands are amazing. The guide was terrific and she was very knowledgeable

m
, May 2017

This was a good tour indeed. Althoug the start wasnt so good the bus was late and we start our program an hour late but the tour gide was so nice.We didnt spend so much in the first island but the lunch was great and we have more chance at the second island.

M
, Apr 2017

The tour was good and the lunch was also good if the quantity was more, it would have been best . For Buyu Kada Island , if something extra for the tour would have been there, same like the first island tour of horse carriages. it would have been musch better.

M
, Jun 2016

I would say skip the tour. It consisted of 30 minute wait on the boat before we left the dock, then an hour ride to the first island which could be missed all together. There is nothing to see or do there. Then we took the boat another 15-20 minutes to the big island and spent 3 hours there. After a 1/2 hour walk around I just sat and drank a beer to wait for lunch lunch was best part of trip and for the time to run out. You get free time to explore on the island. I do not blame the tour guides for this, as I don't think any guide could make it appealing. When you leave the island, you get to ride 1.25 hours back to the other side and then side in van and fight traffic before getting dropped off. On a good note, the guide Tulip was great. She tried! This is 8 hours of my life that I will not get back!!!

a
, Apr 2016

it was exelent nice people and very good tourist guide Ms.Sungo
all of them are apprecaited .


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