Spend your relaxation time in a silent place that is filled with natural beauty. Princess Island Tour From Istanbul will give you an opportunity to relax and chill out on the island. Where you will not encounter traffic. Have a good time with the horse-driven-carriage (photon), see the old Ottoman Houses on the Island. Have an incredible time in the Fish Restaurant for lunch.
Use up your relaxation time in a place where you experience overwhelming colorful sights and various aromas. Single-day tour of the Princes’ Islands offers you a cruise around the Marmara Sea to visit special places like the Princes’ Islands through the Maritime boat.
You will be taken to the tour islands through the famous summer spa Büyükada, which was once the island that Byzantine Princes finds pleasure and spend most of her holiday, and it stimulates extraordinary pinewood scenery. There are now more incredible places like sandy beaches and wooden mansions with natural beauty.
During the afternoon experience, you will be taken to the extraordinary sight of the Leander’s Tower and Topkapi Palace, ending by the unique scenery of the Uskudar. You will experience all this and a tour around the sea to see beautiful views from a convenient tour ship.
Get on to sail on the boat to enjoy on the Marmara Sea, which takes up to one and a half hours to get to the Big Island, known as Buyuk Ada, which is the nicest and biggest island among the Princes Islands. Upon getting there, you will get on the horse-driven-carriage, commonly known as Phaeton, to see the Ottoman Old House and explore the natural beauty. This process might be slowed down by the short-time queues at the spots, and the tour takes up to 45 minutes – an hour, after which you will meet your tour guide again. There are incredibly designed Fish Restaurant by the seaside, where you can have your lunch and also have a glance at the sea at the same time. You will also have free time to enjoy yourself and explore nature as you wish, this is also the moment you can connect with new people around the island and also get things at your personal expenses.
Afterward, you will embark on the boat sailing again to get back to the departure spot. Upon getting there, you will meet the transporter that will take you back to your residential hotel at about 17:00 in the late afternoon.
If you are planning to spend more days in Istanbul please check our Excursions in Istanbul page for more excursions.
You will be picked up from your residential hotel to experience an incredible excursion to the Princess Islands. Enjoy the transport on the Marmara Sea to the Prince Islands by an old-style general boat. Take a stop at the biggest island, Büyükada, which is a popular summer resort that has wooden mansions and pinewood scenery, was once the most desired island of Byzantine Princes. You will take tours on the island by horse-drawn carriages, followed by lunch by the seaside in a fish restaurant. Late afternoon return by the boat to Istanbul, then transportation to your residential hotel.
Pick up: At the beginning of the excursion, you will be picked up from your hotel (if your residence is around the pickup spot) by a driver and a licensed professional tour guide with Arabic/English-speaking ability in a comfortable and modern bus.
Marmara Sea: You will be transported to the Marmara sea after getting picked up by the driver and tour guide, where you will sail by a common old-styled boat on the beautiful Marmara Sea to the Princes Islands. To take the first stop at the biggest island, Büyükada.
Büyükada: You will be taken to Büyükada by boat, where you will learn more about the history behind the cultures of the islands from the tour guide, and also cruise around the island on a horse-driven carriage. The Büyükada is the largest island among the Princes’ Islands, where you will experience varieties of natural beauty and beautiful wooden mansions. After which you will be transferred to the Fish Restaurant for lunch.
Fish Restaurant: You will be taken to a seaside Fish Restaurant to have varieties of delicious meals for lunch, while you have a beautiful glance at the sea.
Returning: After eating at the Fish Restaurant, you will be allowed to take a short-time self-tour to have fun and get things by yourself. Then, you will be transferred back to the departure spot, where you will be transported to your residential hotel.