Once you've booked your cruise, click on "Log In to My NCL" and enter your user name and password. If you are a new user, create an account. Once you're logged in, you should see a summary of your booked cruise(s). Click the button for "Shore Excursions". If this button is not clickable, you may need to wait at least 60 days prior to your vacation date. Once you get to the Shore Excursions shopping page, you should see each port city offering Shore Excursions for every day of your cruise itinerary. Click through each port city to get more info and pre-book excursions for each guest you’re traveling with. You can also call 1-866-625-1167 if you have any questions.
This exclusive tour is an opportunity to travel in a small group to see the latest palace of Istanbul, as well as enjoy some shopping. Start your day with the highlight of the tour, the Dolmabahce Palace through the Imperial Gate. Built in 1856, the palace sits on 62 acres and consists of 285 rooms and 46 halls. The most notable sites include the staircase made of Baccarat crystal and the ceremonial hall which was designed to hold 2,500 people.
Visit Taksim Square, a city that is alive and bustling 24 hours a day. Some free time will be given to you for your own exploration where you’ll have time for shopping or lunch on your own. You’ll be given the option to visit an authentic jewelry center where you can find the latest artistic works of jewelry and enjoy panoramic views of the city.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.