Istanbul: Half–Day Cruise, Coach & Cable Car Tour
- Transportation included
- Skip the ticket line
- Duration: 4 hours
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ONDER (guide) arrived in good time to meet me. I was the only one on this tour, which meant that I had a private tour. This tour was excellent, both in terms of content and because of Onder - he was highly knowledgeable, generous with his time, highly considerate, and enthusiastic in a low-key way. He showed me everything there was to see, and more, and went out of his way to make this a highly memorable experience in a variety of ways. Nothing was too much trouble for him, and it felt as though I was with a friend. I was particularly delighted about two things: (1) that we were able to enter the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, and (2) that we had an iconic dish (balik ekmek) that was on my personal wish list, but I had the pleasure of having it with Onder. Excellent tour, excellent compassionate, knowledgeable guide. Special.
Great tour. Our guide was very good. The downside is that since we were on the 'boat tour' which anyone can go, it was kind of redundant having a guide for this. It was loud and almost impossible to hear our guide anyway. It was also difficult to find a spot on the rail to take pictures of the sights. However, overall, I am glad we did this as Pierre Loti Hill is probably not a place we would have gone on our own, and the water cruise was very relaxing and gives a different perspective of the city.
All was very nice, guide picked me up from the hotel, then we went to boat trip for 1,5 hour, she was highlighting all historical buildings, told legends and explained all very clear. Once we finished with boat, we went to Pier Loti hill, had tea in beautiful historic cafe, then move down from hill by cable car, and they dropped me to my hotel. Very nice guide, good tour, good transportation.
very good and knowledgable guide..xcllbt view for both the side..eurooean and asian...worth going..value for money