08:15 - 09:00
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the starting point
09:00 - 16:00
Visits to the main historical sights in the old city (with lunch break).
BLUE MOSQUE: The Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul. It is very impressive with its beautiful semidomes, nice courtyards, and six slender minarets.
HAGIA SOPHIA: From the Golden Age of Byzantine, this once Christian church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture.
It played a very important role in the Byzantine Empire and later as a mosque in the Ottoman Empire.
TOPKAPI PALACE: Topkapi Palace was more than just the private residence of the Sultan and his court, İt was the seat of the supreme executive and judiciary council, the Divan and the training school. Dormitories, gardens, libraries, schools, even mosques were at the service of the court. Attached to the palace were diverse imperial societies of artists and craftsmen which produced some of the finest work in the whole empire.
LITTLE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE: Little Hagia Sophia (Kucuk Ayasofya Camii), formerly the Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus, is a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople, later converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire. Today the environment is worth seeing natural culture center of the lost Ottoman Arts.
HIPPODROME AND OBELISKS: The square in front of the Blue Mosque covers the site of the ancient "Hippodrome", one of the most famous areas in Byzantine.
GRAND BAZAAR: The oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the center of the city.
Transfer to the yacht
16:30 - 19:00
Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxurious Yacht
Witness the enchantment of Istanbul with a 2.5-Hour evening cruise along the beautiful Bosphorus! Aboard the glass-encased luxury yacht, enjoy the city’s main attractions at dusk with informative commentary of your guide, savor a delicious traditional Turkish drink (demirhindi) and canapés as you cruise the strait and delight in the magic of Istanbul’s urban shoreline as night falls.
Your Most Personalised Bosphorus Cruise Experience in Istanbul
Sunset on the water is an amazing way to end your cruise experience and an equally amazing way to start your evening! Whether it's to impress that special someone with a picture-perfect moment or just appreciate a great time with great mates - a sunset cruise is something everyone will remember.
Few places in the world are as mesmerizing as Istanbul in the setting sun. Aboard an elegant yacht, drinking traditional Turkish drink and nibble on canapés and fruits from tastefully arranged platters, you glide by palaces and minarets, while sailing the Bosphorus on this relaxing cruise.
When dusk sets in, soothing breezes arrive from the Sea of Marmara, and the sky over the city puts on a colorful dress—tinted with shades of orange and rose. The muezzin calls from a towering minaret. Majestic palaces and villas standstill along the strait’s banks, as if nothing has changed over a millennium. You breathe in the legacy of ancient Byzantium, Constantinople, and the mighty Ottoman Empire with each breath of fresh, salty air.
Kick back and ride gentle waves in the comfort of a yacht. Watch the city and its iconic landmarks pass by—a perfect way to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing.