Day Tour

Two Continents in One Day (6 Hours 30 Minutes)

UTS - Nurdan's United Travel Services - Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

Valid for Travel Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

Two Continents in One Day (6 Hours 30 Minutes)

Istanbul, Turkey

Tour Features


  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Sightseeing



Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level



The guests will be greeted on the pier or at the airport in Istanbul, or the guests will be met at their hotel lobby by UTS-Nurdan’s United Travel Services’ expert bilingual guide for a private tour, with private A/C transportation all day long.

Your private tour will begin with a journey from the European side to the Asian side of Istanbul, crossing the two continents by driving across the first Euro-Asian bridge that was built in Istanbul. You will proceed to the top of the Grand Camlica Hill, where you will enjoy the panoramic view of the European side of Istanbul.

Your private tour will continue with a visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman Sultans in late 19th and early 20th century.

After this visit, a scenic drive on the Asian shores of the Bosphorus will take you to the Kanlica Village where you will have a taste of the famous “local yogurt” and “apple tea” in a local café by the Bosphorus.

You will then board a private boat for a cruise along the Bosphorus against the majestic skyline of Istanbul. Your private boat will cruise along the romantic Bosphorus visiting both the Europe Side and the Asia Side of Istanbul by the shores of local fishing villages, en route when it is possible to take memorable photos of the fascinating environments including the 15th century Rumelihisarı Fortress, the Summer Palaces of Lady Ottoman Sultans, and the historical Wooden Houses (Yalis) of famous Turkish families.

The boat cruise will end at one of the fishing villages by the European shores of the Bosphorus and after a leisurely drive along the Bosphorus Avenue, you will be escorted to your hotel or cruise pier.

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Terms & Conditions

After confirmation is received from the booking agent for our proposed services/rates, UTS confirms by e-mail to the booking agent in writing all necessary services, bookings and arrangements with the hotels, restaurants, guides and vehicles to be used including the hotel confirmation number.

25% deposit payment is required within 7 days upon UTS’s confirmation of services. The balance of 75% is required 30 days prior to the arrival of the guests.

Payment may be made by agency check in the net amount OR by wire transfer OR by credit card, prefereably by Master Card and Visa or by AMEX, without any credit card fees. Booking agent may also pay by client’s credit card and UTS will charge booking agent’s gross amount (determined by the booking agent) to client’s credit card and will send to the booking agent the commission check in USD no later than 14 days after the date of travel completion.

Important Note for credit card charges:

In accordance with the local banking laws, credit cards will be charged in the local currency (Turkish Lira) and will be exchanged by the card holder’s bank at the exchange rate applicable on the day the bank processes the charge. For this reason, there may be a variation in the price quoted and the actual rate rocessed on the card holder’s credit card.

United Travel’s Bank Details for wire transfers:

UTS United Seyahat ve Sigorta Acenteligi Ticaret A.S.


Esentepe Branch

Büyükdere Caddesi. Maya Akar Center No:100 Esentepe - ISTANBUL

US $ Account # 603359011

Swift Code : CITITRIX

IBAN Code: TR 63 000 92 000 000 00 603 359 011

Cancellation Policy for FIT bookings (up to 10 guests)

The following cancellation charges apply for confirmed services

If the cancellation is received by UTS:

  • Within 30-15 days before the services commence: 15% of the full cost
  • Within 14-7 days before the services commence: 25% of the full cost
  • Within 6-3 days before the services commence: 50% of the full cost
  • Within 2 days or less before the services commence: 100% of the full cost

No refunds will be made for the unused portions of the trip or for cancellations made after the trip has commenced.

Cancellation policy for group/hotel bookings, special events and gulet charters are subject to special agreement in this regard with the hotels/suppliers, to be finalized at the time of the confirmation.

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Outstanding service.

By: Mike01

Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

This the second trip for us with UTS and we highly recommend them. They have the best guides and drivers and are extremely knowledgeable about all of the Turkish sites. We visited Istanbul, Troy, Ephesus and Bodrum and our family were extremely impresses with the tours they provided. We would go anywhere with them. Mike01
Travel Advisor:  Angela Pierson
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Premier service

By: Gayle 7777

Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2015

The guides were knowledgeable and interesting, with a pleasant and positive attitude. They were patient and spoke slowly making sure we understood everything. The cars were immaculate and the drivers very pleasant while making sure we were their first concern. They gave us a tour of a life time while making it fun and easy.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Ortiz

Expert planner

By: Mooly

Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2015

Marci did a great job planning all the details of our vacation. we had not one worry the whole time
Travel Advisor:  Marci Oakley

Unforgettable time in Ephesus, Best day of trip

By: julie

Reviewed on: 25 May 2017

We had the most fabulous day in Ephesus with our guide, Eti. Eti was knowledgable personable , and a lot of fun. I was a little nervous going into Turkey, but within minutes I knew I was in good hands. She greeted us right as we left the cruise in Kusadasi at 8:30 am. We walked over to a beautiful brand new Mercedes van and our driver was most attentive. We visited the House of the Virgin Mary, ancient Ephesus, the terrace houses, and the ruins of St. John's Basilica. We then had a most delicious Turkish lunch. The baklava was the best that I had ever tasted. We then went to a Turkish rug galley and there was no pressure, unlike other reviews of many other tour companies. We went back to the ship at 5:30 pm. It was a full day, but very worth while. I hope to return again and see more of Turkey! Thanks so much to Eti and Nurdan!
Travel Advisor:  Kelly Shea


By: Anna

Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2018

Great! Everything was under control to make the touring, etc. perfect. Great guide.
Travel Advisor:  Vivian Paesano