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Bosphorus sightseeing tour

Bosphorus sightseeing tour
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    children under 6 years old can travel free of charge.

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About the tour

What connects Europe and Asia? The only correct answer in Turkey is the Bosphorus. This strait connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea and is the main transportation and tourist artery of the city. It is the only place where you can see the main attractions of both the European and Asian parts of Istanbul to their full extent. And this is exactly what the classic sightseeing tour has to offer. In just two hours, you will have time not only to admire the most spectacular panoramas of the city and immerse yourself in its atmosphere, but also to carry out the sacred duty of every traveler visiting Istanbul — to fall in love with the city.

Some details on a boat cruise along the Bosphorus:

  • The most classic Istanbul sightseeing boat tour.
  • A long route along the European and Asian parts.
  • Audio guide in English and Russian.
  • Cafe and bar with drinks and light snacks on board.
  • Spacious boat with open and closed decks.
  • The Maiden's Tower
  • The Rumelihisari fortress
  • The Ortakoy Mosque
  • Bebek district
  • Arnavutkoy neighborhood
  • The Ciragan Palace
  • The Dolmabahce Palace

Route

To admire beautiful views of Istanbul we set off from the Eminonu area. If you have booked a transfer, the car will take you directly to the meeting point. If you plan to get there on your own, you should meet the representative 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour at the newsstand, which is located between the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Once all guests are gathered, you will be taken to the pier and finally board the boat. The cruise begins with the Sea of ​​Marmara and then the boat will enter the Golden Horn Bay and pass through the most picturesque part of it. We will go along the left bank of the Bosphorus past the mosque and the Dolmabahce Palace towards the Bosphorus Bridge. Then we move towards the Black Sea and reach the bridge of Sultan Mehmed Fatih. The boat will turn around next to it and go along the opposite bank of the Bosphorus to the point of departure.

The boat

You can enjoy the classic excursion with an audio guide on a spacious two-deck motor boat. Its upper deck has several open viewing points with an awning, and on the lower closed deck there are places for guests, cafe and bar. During the whole trip, you can freely move around the boat and enjoy the city views from different angles.

Tickets purchase 

You can book your tickets for an Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise with an excursion online on our website. You just have to press the yellow button, select a convenient date and time, fill in all the required fields and make an advance payment. On the website you are just paying a part of the whole amount. The rest must be paid at the office. Our office is situated close to the Blue Mosque and the meeting point. Click here if you need an exact address. In case you wish to pay the rest of the amount right before the tour, just come to the office 20 minutes earlier and then you can leave with a guide and go to the pier.

Once you booked your tour, a booking confirmation along with instructions will be sent to your e-mail.

Reminder for the guest:

Istanbul is a city where it is easy to get lost and miss your tour. To avoid such troubles, we organize a transfer to the meeting point for an additional fee. The cost of a transfer to a departure point at the tourist center is from €35 to €50. The cost from the new Istanbul Airport is €50. The cost from Sabiha Gokcen Airport is €55. To arrange a transfer, just leave us a comment while booking on our website. After the booking is made, we will contact you and agree on all the necessary details.


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