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4 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

40 people


Arabic, English

About this tour

Discover the enchanting Bosphorus narrows in Istanbul with a half-day guided cruise. Glide along the European side, passing iconic landmarks such as the Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, and more. Upon reaching the second bridge, the journey continues along the Asian coast, featuring a delightful stop at Beylerbeyi for shopping and exploration.

Embark on your guided excursion from the historic Old City in Eminonu and unravel the wonders of the Bosphorus, also recognized as the Istanbul Strait. Sail along the continental boundary separating Asia and Europe, marveling at Istanbul’s grand architectural marvels.

Admire the former heart of the Ottoman Empire, the Dolmabahce Palace. Take in the beauty of the Ortakoy Mosque’s pillars and gaze up at the suspensions supporting the Bosphorus Bridge.

Visit the revered Eyup Ensari Mosque, a significant religious site, and explore its tranquil surroundings, including the beautiful Eyup Cemetery.

Take the Pierre Loti Cable Car for a scenic ride up to the famous Pierre Loti Hill. Enjoy a coffee at the hilltop café, soaking in the panoramic views of the Golden Horn.


  • Feel the wind on your face as your cruise along the Bosphorus
  • Sail through the continental divide of Europe and Asia
  • Stop on Istanbul’s Anatolian side, with free time to explore on your own
  • Capture sights of the Ortakoy Mosque, the Dolmabahce Palace, and more
  • Enjoy a guided experience onboard, with sights of both sides of the strait


  • Pick up and drop off
  • Live guide on board
  • Tee and coffee
  • Free photography service (from FB page to download)
  • 1 Hour break on Land
  • Food and cold drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Printed Photos and Videos
  • Gratuities


4 – 5 hours



Frequently asked questions

The primary language for group tour guidance is English or multilingual available. Tours in languages other than English are available exclusively as private tours. Please note that there might be a price variation for different languages. Kindly specify your preferred language for the tour if it's not English!

Tour fees include professional English guide service or assistant service. In half-day tours, meals are not included, but in full-day tours, a set menu or open buffet meal is generally included. Kindly refer to the tour description for a detailed breakdown of included and excluded services.

In group tours, hotel pick-up and drop-off are generally included. Rarely, some tours do not include hotel pick-up and drop-off or just drop-off. All private tours include hotel pickup and drop-off. Please read the description carefully to find out.

  • Tour available period: all year round.
  • Tour available days: every day
  • Tour category: Offered as a group tour.
  • Please provide us with an accurate WhatsApp number to can guide you for pick-ups and updates.
  • We will respond to your request within 24 hours at the latest.
  • Pick-up is around 11.30 am. Pickup time may vary earlier or later depending on the location of the hotel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • On group tours, infants must sit on laps if seats are not available.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Group tours can have several breaks for shopping with local handicraft production centers.
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  • Camera

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