|Duration :||Full Day 3 Islands Day Tour|
|Visiting Sights :||Kinali Island - Heybeli Island & Big Island (Büyük Ada)|
|Tour Price :||From 60 Euro|
3 Islands Day Tour in Marmara Sea
Tour Highlights :
3 Islands Day Tour in Marmara Sea is one of the best experience that is daily tour in Istanbul. You will visit 3 different islands in Istanbul such as Kinali Island, Heybeli Island and Big Island. Also, you will be able to swim one these island and you will enjoy with the horsedrawn carriage among the pine trees. You will have lunch on our private boat while you are sailing in the Marmara Sea.
3 Islands Day Tour in Marmara Sea From Istanbul
Meal : Lunch
You will be picked up from your hotel and join to the group, drive to harbor to embark the private boat. The boat departs from Golden Horn and sail in the Golden Horn, passing under the Galata Bridge into the Marmara Sea. We sail in the Marmara Sea to the Princes Islands. Fist stop will be Kınalı Island, then preceed to Heybeli Island, and we will visit Big Island (Buyuk Ada) too. While you are visiting each Island, you will be accommpanied by our Professional tour guide and you will have enough time to discover the islands.
We stop on a bay by dropping anchor close to one these Island for swimming. Our boat has sea stairs and you can easily come back to the boat after you jump in to water of Marmarae sea. At the and of the 3 Islands day tour in Marmara Sea, return back to hotel.
Brief Info about the sites :
Kinali Island : Named “henna’d” (kinali) after its red soil, Kinali is smallest island of Istanbul. It is about 1.3 square km (130 hectares, 321 acres).Ottoman Greeks called it Proti, and they and their Armenian neighbors built Ottoman-Victorian summer villas on the island, many of which survive along with several churches.
Heybeli Island : Heybeli (“saddlebag”) island,is the second-largest island in Istanbul. It is 2.35 square km (235 hectares, 581 acres).The Turkish Naval Academy (to the left of the ferry dock) and, between the hills, the Aya Triyada (Haghia Triada, Holy Trinity) Monastery is located in Heybeli Island.
Big Island (Buyuk Ada) : Buyukada, it is called in Engilsh Big Island is the largest island among the Princes’ Islands in the Marmara Sea. It covers an area of 5.4 km², and the distance of the island to the nearest Maltepe shore is 2.3 km. Big Island was used as an exile destination and as a monastery region during the Byzantine Christian period. The island was also used to exile the close relatives of kings and statesmen who might have threatened their political power. Furthermore, the island was also used as a prision for those who opposed the ones in power. One of the oldest structures on the island was a convent used for the exile of the Byzantine empress and for clergymen who lived in seclusion; however, this structure has not made it to the present day.. Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting exiles to the convent, named Kadınlar Manastırı, was the Byzantine empresses, Irene, who had the monastery built.
Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
Lunch (drinks extra)
Horsdrawn Carriage Tour
Parking and Road tolls
Drinks at the Lunch
30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2.