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.
Upon reaching the second bridge, pivot to absorb the captivating sights of the Asian side of the narrows. Make a leisurely stop in the Beylerbeyi area, dedicating an hour to personal exploration, shopping, or relaxation. Subsequently, journey back to the Old City, relishing views of the Maiden Tower and charming seaside houses along the way.
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.