Istanbul Princess Island Private Tour

  • 8 Hours
Tour Type
  • Private Guided
Activity Level
  • Medium
  • All Year Round
Tour Theme
  • City
  • ·
  • Cultural
Perfect for
  • Family
  • ·
  • Friends
  • ·
  • Groups

Tour Description

Escape the busy city and find tranquility on the Istanbul Princess Island Tour. Surrounded by natural beauty, the island is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Avoid the traffic and crowds as you take a leisurely ride in a buggy and explore the charming Ottoman houses. Indulge in a delicious lunch at a fish restaurant and spend a peaceful day on the island.

Maximize your relaxation time by visiting a place full of vibrant colors and a variety of scents. A one-day tour of the Princes’ Islands allows you to take a cruise around the Marmara Sea to visit special destinations such as the Princes’ Islands via a Maritime boat.

Istanbul Princess Island Tour

During the tour, you will be transported to the island of Büyükada, a famous summer spa that was once a favorite holiday destination for Byzantine princes. The island is renowned for its stunning pine forests and sandy beaches, as well as its beautiful wooden mansions surrounded by natural beauty.

During the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to visit the Leander’s Tower and Topkapi Palace, culminating in the unique views of Uskudar. You will be able to take in all of these sights from the comfort of a tour ship, which will take you on a tour of the sea to see beautiful views.

Princess Island Cruise

Climb aboard a boat and set sail on the Marmara Sea, which will take you to Big Island, also known as Buyuk Ada, the largest and most beautiful of the Princes Islands. Once you arrive, you can take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, known as a Phaeton, to see the Ottoman Old Houses and experience the natural beauty of the island. The tour, which takes around 45 minutes to an hour, maybe slowed down by short queues at certain spots. After the tour, you will meet up with your guide again. There is a beautifully designed fish restaurant by the seaside where you can have lunch while enjoying views of the sea. You will also have free time to explore the island and connect with new people at your leisure, at your own expense.

Afterward, you will board the boat again to return to the starting point. Upon arriving, you will meet a transportation service that will take you back to your hotel around 17:30 in the late afternoon.

You will be picked up from your hotel to embark on a memorable excursion to the Princess Islands. You’ll enjoy transportation to the Prince Islands via a traditional-style boat on the Marmara Sea. Make a stop at the largest island, Büyükada, a popular summer resort known for its wooden mansions and pine forests. It was once the most desired island of Byzantine Princes. You’ll tour the island by horse-drawn carriage, followed by lunch by the seaside at a fish restaurant. In the late afternoon, return to Istanbul by boat and then be transported back to your hotel.

Istanbul Two Continents Tour is designed for you and your friends or family. The displayed price is per person for a group of 4, but rates may vary for smaller or larger groups. Contact us for more information and to customize your tour. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the unique and captivating history on a private tour.

Tour Details


  • Istanbul
  • ·
  • Turkey


Marmara Sea

Departure Location

Istanbul Hotels


Sightseeings in the Tour Program
Professional Official Tour Guidance
Entrance Fees
Transfers on a Private Basis
Local Taxes


Personal Expenses


Private Yacht Cruise on Bosphorus
Departure from Istanbul Airport
Departure from Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Tour Program

08:00 Pickup

At the start of the excursion, you will be picked up from your hotel by a licensed professional tour guide who speaks your language and a driver in a modern and comfortable bus.

10:00Marmara Sea

After being picked up by the driver and tour guide, you will be taken to the Marmara Sea, where you will board a traditional style boat and set sail on the beautiful Marmara Sea to the Princes Islands. Your first stop will be at the largest island, Büyükada.


You will arrive at Büyükada by boat, where you will learn about the cultural history of the islands from the tour guide and take a tour of the island by horse-drawn carriage. Büyükada is the largest of the Princes’ Islands and offers a variety of natural beauty, including beautiful wooden mansions. After touring the island, you will be taken to a fish restaurant for lunch.


You will be treated to a delicious lunch at a seaside fish restaurant where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the sea.

16:00 Return Back

After dining at the fish restaurant, you will have a brief period of free time to explore the island on your own and make any personal purchases. You will then be taken back to the starting point and transported to your hotel.

Tour Map

Tour FAQ

How can I change the tour itinerary?

Customizable itineraries where you may choose sightseeings as per your taste & comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!

What is the difference between Private and Regular SIC Tours?

Private tours only include your group, your guide, and your driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family in a private tour! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.

What languages are available for tours?

Our private tours are operated in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. Feel free to contact us for any other languages.

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