Cruise to Princes’ Islands: Walk in Buyukada

You will meet with your guide at the lobby of your hotel at 8:15 a.m., be transferred to the pier to catch the ferry to Buyukada at 9:00 a.m. , and be there in around 90 minutes.

Büyükada, literally “Big Island” in Turkish, is the original Princes' Island, and the largest and most populated of the Princes’ Islands. Büyükada was used as an exile destination and as a monastery region during the Byzantine Christian period. During Byzantine era the island was also used as a prison for those who were opposing the Emperor. It was Büyükada where the Byzantine empresses Irene and Zoe and Anna Dalassena were sent on exile. After his deportation from the Soviet Union in February 1929, Leon Trotsky also stayed for four years on Büyükada. We see mansions, palaces, churches, convents and much more... Following visits at around 5:30 p.m., you will get back to your hotel.

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Programme

8:15 a.m. Departure from meeting point
9:00 a.m. Get on the boat to Büyükada
10:30 a.m. Arrive to Büyükada
10:30 a.m. Discover the island
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:15 p.m. Ride around the island with mini electric vehicles
5:30 p.m. Get on the boat and back to İstanbul
7:00 p.m Arrive to İstanbul and return to hotel

Information About the Tour

Minimum Number of People:          
5 pax

Maximum Number of People:      
15 pax

Pick Up and Drop Off:    
Hotel

What’s Included:    

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off/ All transportation
  • English speaking licenced & professional guiding
  • Electrical vehicles
  • Lunch

What you need :

  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothing.
  • Raincoat according to weather conditions
  • Hat and sunglasses depending on sunny weather

Tour Price
Per Person: 174,00 € (VAT Included)

Tour Date
September 11 and 12

Tour Time:
Departure: 9:00 a.m.
Return: 6:00 p.m.

for Detailed Information
ANTONINA TOURISM & ISTANBUL WALKS
Saim ATA | Operation Coordinator
Phone: +90 507 868 64 68
E-Mail: saima@antoninaturizm.com