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Istanbul Dinner Cruise with Sema Ceremony

Product ID: 43298
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Navigate the Bosphorus Straits of Istanbul on a 4-hour dinner cruise, and enjoy spectacular views of the Ottoman palaces and Blue Mosque under the magic of their evening illuminations. Enjoy unlimited drinks, and live entertainment on board.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Pick-up from hotels in Istanbul city center, or at the cruise port

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  • Sail up the Bosphorus as the sun sets
  • Marvel at the magical illuminations of Istanbul's minarets and palaces
  • Feast from an open buffet of hors d'oeuvres, salads, kebabs, and more
  • Watch traditional Turkish folk dancing and listen to authentic Turkish music
Full description
Climb aboard a Bosphorus cruise boat and see Istanbul at sunset, while feasting from an open buffet dinner. Even if you have already been on a day cruise of the Bosphorus, seeing Istanbul with its evening illuminations reflected in the water is an unforgettable experience.

Following a transfer from your city center hotel to the Golden Horn, board your boat and set sail to marvel at the Old City to the north. Sail through the legendary Bosphorus Straits for breathtaking views of some of the palaces and gardens lined along the banks.

Feast from the on board open buffet as you enjoy live entertainment of typical Turkish songs and folk dances, such as the asuk-masuk, and kolbasti dances.

The buffet includes delicious hors d’oeuvres, chicken shish, fish,, fresh fruit, and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks. Dance the rest of the night away or just sit back and relax, as your cruise back to the harbor for around Midnight.
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels in Istanbul city center
  • Transfers by non-smoking air-conditioned coach
  • Buffet dinner
  • Non-alcoholic drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (if option chosen)
  • Service charges and local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels outside of central Istanbul
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Imported drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please note that pick-up and drop off is only available from hotels on the European side of Istanbul and from the city center (Sultanahmet, Laleli, Topkapı, Aksaray, Taksim, Sirkeci and Şişli areas)
• Please note that alcohol is not available for purchase on board
• It is possible to bring your own alcohol on board for an additional charge

From US$ 41.38 per person

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Product ID: 43298