"I took a 'Tour' of the..." Turkey Tourist Trap Tip by NorthernTrav

Turkey Tourist Traps: 104 reviews and 52 photos

I took a 'Tour' of the Bosphorus on a boat that I booked at the hotel. This particular 'tour' picked us up at our hotel in a little van, took us to the north end of the Bosphorus and dropped us off. We then boarded a public ferry (when it got there) and proceeded back to the Golden Horn. We did have a guide for our group.... if you happened to know that (it wasn't real clear that this was the case). She did a fair job, if you could hear her (no PA, no nothing - just sit next to her and listen carefully over the noises of the boat).

The hotel was embarrassed about the whole deal, and moved the flyers to the bottom of the stack of flyers from other companies.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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