The Big Bus sightseeing tour of Istanbul includes informatie commentary that guides you through the city. The commentary explains the history of Istanbul and points out the buildings and landmarks of significance. The commentary also gives an insight into Turkish culture and tradition.

Duration of tour: 24 hours

Tour Description:

24 hour ticket, One ticket, explore two continents. The distinctive double-decker bus offers flexible hop-on and hop-off service all over the city. There are two routes namely Red(City Tour) & Blue route(The Golden Horn) provides a complete city tour which is the perfect introduction to Istanbul city centre,taking you to a number of the city’s most popular attractions in both Europe and Asia. This carefully designed tour also takes you to the major landmarks and places of interest giving you an insight into Istanbul’s incredible history and diverse culture. It provides the opportunity to discover the reminiscence of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires as well as the modern Republic of Turkey we see today. You will discover Istanbul’s distinctive blend of European and Middle Eastern cultures. Throughout the City Tour, you’ll have the opportunity to hop off and explore many of Istanbul’s attractions, such as the Egyptian Bazaar, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Beylerbeyi Palace, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sohpia, the old great wall of Constantinople, Aynal kavak Palace, cable car, Dolphinarium, the Rahmi Koc Museum and The Basilica Cistern. The tour also journeys across the famous Bosphorus Bridge; a suspension bridge connecting Europe and Asia and one of the prominent and most important landmarks of the city. Crossing the bridge provides spectacular views of the Bosphorus estuary, Europe and Asia, and is one of the highlights of the city tour.

Includes:

24 hour ticket, earphones, Wi – Fi connection are provided. Recorded commentary with a choice of eight languages: English, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, French, German, Italian & Spanish. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off facility at 10 locations on the Red route and 07 hop-off facility on the Blue route.

Please Note:

Vouchers can be exchanged for tickets at any Big Bus pick-up points. To find out the nearest pick-up point to your hotel, please call on 0212 283 13 96. A child is defined as being aged 5-15 years old, only one child under 5 years accompanied by one adult may travel free as long as they do not occupy a seat to the exclusion of a fare and paying passenger. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Big Bus reserves the right to deviate from the route of service in the event of marches, parades, construction or where reasonably prudent to do so in light of the circumstances beyond control. As this is a Hop-on, Hop-off service, seats cannot be guaranteed on either decks. Big Bus endeavours to operate its famous open-top double decker buses; it reserves the right to operate closed-top double decker buses from time to time, especially in heat and bad weather. Big Bus operates a timetable and reserves the right, for reasons of safety, to refuse access to travel on a particular departure. Big Bus endeavours to provide departure points and times of the services which are as accurate as possible. However it reserves the right to vary such departure points and times without prior notice to you, as circumstances require. The consumption of alcohol is prohibited on the bus. Egyptian Bazaar may close on some religious and national holidays. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sun and on some public or religious holidays, St. Sophia is closed on Mon, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tue. SPECIAL OFFER: The 24 hour ticket will be valid for 48 hours during the period from 15 October 2016 – 31 March 2017.

Main Departure Points:

City Tour (Red Route) Sultanahmet Square – Opposite Basilica Cistern Hagia Sophia – Blue Mosque – Gulhane Park – Topkapi Palace, Galata Bridge – Layby before bridge – River Cruises – New Mosque, Tophane – Outside Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Port – Outside main Cruise Terminal gate, Dolmabahce – Beside Dolmabahce Mosque – Dolmabahce & Clock Tower, Beylerbeyi Palace – Outside main entrance, W Hotel – Outside Hotel – Akaretler district, Taksim Square – Gezi park- Heritage Tram – Shopping – Istiklal street, Hard Rock Cafe – Opposite British Counsulate Bankalar street, Egyptian Spice Bazaar – Outside main bazaar entrance – New Mosque. Golden Horn (Blue Route) Sultanahmet Square – In front of Blue Mosque, Galata Bridge – Layby before bridge – River Cruises – New Mosque, Patriarchate – Besides Park, Cable car – Miniaturk – Main Car Park, Transport Museum, Egyptian Spice Bazaar.

Language Commentary From Date To Date Days of week From To Every
A/E/F/G/I/RU/S/TR Audio 01 Jan 2017 30 Apr 2017 Daily 09.00 17.00 30m
A – ARABIC  E – ENGLISH  F – FRENCH  G – GERMAN  I – ITALIAN  RU – RUSSIAN  S – SPANISH  TR – TURKISH

 

Big Bus Istanbul Day Tour 48 Hour Ticket

The Big Bus sightseeing tour of Istanbul includes informative commentary that guides you through the city. It explains the history of Istanbul and points out the buildings and landmarks of significance. The commentary also gives an insight into Turkish culture and tradition. From the moment the bus departs you will experience a real mix of culture where east meets west. Tour highlights include the journey from Europe to Asia. Don’t forget your camera to help capture some memorable moments.

Duration of tour: 48 hours

The Tour:

48 hour ticket, One ticket, explore two continents. The distinctive double-decker bus offers flexible hop-on and hop-off service all over the city. There are two routes namely Red (City Tour) & Blue route (The Golden Horn) provides a complete city tour which is the perfect introduction to Istanbul city centre,taking you to a number of the city’s most popular attractions in both Europe and Asia. This carefully designed tour also takes you to the major landmarks and places of interest giving you an insight into Istanbul’s incredible history and diverse culture. It provides the opportunity to discover the reminiscence of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires as well as the modern Republic of Turkey we see today. You will discover Istanbul’s distinctive blend of European and Middle Eastern cultures. Throughout the City Tour, you’ll have the opportunity to hop off and explore many of Istanbul’s attractions, such as the Egyptian Bazaar, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim Square, Beylerbeyi Palace, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sohpia, the old great wall of Constantinople, Aynal kavak Palace, cable car, Dolphinarium, the Rahmi Koc Museum and The Basilica Cistern. The tour also journeys across the famous Bosphorus Bridge; a suspension bridge connecting Europe and Asia and one of the prominent and most important landmarks of the city. Crossing the bridge provides spectacular views of the Bosphorus estuary, Europe and Asia, and is one of the highlights of the city tour.

Includes:

48 hour ticket, earphones, Wi – Fi connection are provided. Recorded commentary with a choice of eight languages: English, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, French, German, Italian & Spanish. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off facility at 10 locations on the Red route and 07 hop-off facility on the Blue route.

Please Note:

Vouchers can be exchanged for tickets at any Big Bus pick-up points. To find out the nearest pick-up point to your hotel, please call on 0212 283 13 96. A child is defined as being aged 5-15 years old, only one child under 5 years accompanied by one adult may travel free as long as they do not occupy a seat to the exclusion of a fare and paying passenger. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Big Bus reserves the right to deviate from the route of service in the event of marches, parades, construction or where reasonably prudent to do so in light of the circumstances beyond control. As this is a Hop-on, Hop-off service, seats cannot be guaranteed on either decks. Big Bus endeavours to operate its famous open-top double decker buses; it reserves the right to operate closed-top double decker buses from time to time, especially in heat and bad weather. Big Bus operates a timetable and reserves the right, for reasons of safety, to refuse access to travel on a particular departure. Big Bus endeavours to provide departure points and times of the services which are as accurate as possible. However it reserves the right to vary such departure points and times without prior notice to you, as circumstances require. The consumption of alcohol is prohibited on the bus. Egyptian Bazaar may close on some religious and national holidays. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sun and on some public or religious holidays, St. Sophia is closed on Mon, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tue.

Main Departure Points:

City Tour (Red Route) Sultanahmet Square – Opposite Basilica Cistern Hagia Sophia – Blue Mosque – Gulhane Park – Topkapi Palace, Galata Bridge – Layby before bridge – River Cruises – New Mosque, Tophane – Outside Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Port – Outside main Cruise Terminal gate, Dolmabahce – Beside Dolmabahce Mosque – Dolmabahce & Clock Tower, Beylerbeyi Palace – Outside main entrance, W Hotel – Outside Hotel – Akaretler district, Taksim Square – Gezi park- Heritage Tram – Shopping – Istiklal street, Hard Rock Cafe – Opposite British Counsulate Bankalar street, Egyptian Spice Bazaar – Outside main bazaar entrance – New Mosque. Golden Horn (Blue Route) Sultanahmet Square – In front of Blue Mosque, Galata Bridge – Layby before bridge – River Cruises – New Mosque, Patriarchate – Besides Park, Cable car – Miniaturk – Main Car Park, Transport Museum, Egyptian Spice Bazaar.

 

Language Commentary From Date To Date Days of week From To Every
A/E/F/G/I/RU/S/TR Audio 01 Jan 2017 30 Apr 2017 Daily 09.00 17.00 30m
A – ARABIC  E – ENGLISH  F – FRENCH  G – GERMAN  I – ITALIAN  RU – RUSSIAN  S – SPANISH  TR – TURKISH