Guided tour

Istanbul: Golden Horn Bike Tour

Istanbul: Golden Horn Bike Tour

From $93.50 per person

See Istanbul's Golden Horn and explore its historic peninsula by bike. Take in the best views of the city and many of its iconic monuments on a half-day guided tour. Bike on a route that runs along the world’s greatest natural harbor.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Istanbul's historic peninsula by bike
  • Admire breathtaking views of the Golden Horn from Pierre Loti Hill
  • See some of the city's most iconic monuments like Haghia Sophia and Topkapı Palace
Full description
The perfect way to see the major attractions of Istanbul’s historic peninsula is on a bike tour. You’ll take in the sights, both on and off shore, on this 3.5-hour excursion. Historic Istanbul is situated on a peninsula flanked by water on 3 sides: the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, and the Golden Horn. It has been the capital of 3 great empires: the Roman, the Byzantine, and the Ottoman. For more than 1,600 years over 120 emperors and sultans ruled the world from Istanbul. No other city in the world can claim such a distinction! The bike route is a moderate one, running along the world’s greatest natural harbor. Take in some of the city's most historical and cultural attractions, as well as some of the best views of the Golden Horn from Pierre Loti Hill. The final part of the ride takes you to the Sutlice, Balat, and Kasimpasa districts, the naval yard, marinas, and more, until you return to the Eminonu district by ferry.
Includes
  • Guide service
  • Bike rental
  • Helmets
  • Bottle of water
  • Map of Istanbul
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Kazım Ismail Gürkan Cad. Üretmen Han No. 1/111, Sultanahmet

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Note that the monuments will only be seen from the outside.
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Product ID: 49572