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Istanbul: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Activity provider: Bosphorus Sunset

Istanbul: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Snacks and Drinks

Activity provider: Bosphorus Sunset

From US$ 45 per person

Float down the iconic Bosphorus Strait taking in the landmarks on both Asian and European sides. Pass by Dolmabahçe Palace and Otakoy Mosque on a scenic cruise from Istanbul with canapes and drinks.

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Duration 2 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the contrast between the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus
  • Travel down an iconic strait on a relaxing sunset boat trip with live commentary
  • Come across buildings such as the Ortakoy Mosque and the Maiden's Tower
  • Watch the sun go down over the Istanbul skyline and take in its striking colors
  • Delight your taste buds with traditional Turkish canapés and drinks on board
Full description

Experience the once-in-a-lifetime chance to be in two places at once. Join a boat trip along the Bosphorus Strait, separating Europe from Asia. Depart from Istanbul by evening and admire a colorful sunset over the city skyline as you feast on delicious canapes, coffee, lemonade, and tea.

Board your boat and take in close-up views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Maiden’s Tower, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumelia Fortress, and many more landmarks along the way. Listen to your guide's commentary to learn about historic sites on both European and Asian sides.

Go as far as the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and watch the sun go down, bathing the buildings in a golden haze. Taste traditional Turkish drinks and canapes as you relax and enjoy the view, before traveling back to the starting point.

Includes
  • Sunset cruise
  • Tour guide
  • Tea, Turkish coffee, lemonade, and water
  • Canapes, snacks, and fruit
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Kabataş Pier, right across from the Kabataş Tram Station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Tour hours are subject to change in order to make sure it takes place during the sunset.
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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Great experience. Fantastic your guides.

September 30, 2022

Nice long slow leisurely tour with great boat, snacks and drinks. Very nice staff.

October 21, 2022

Product ID: 431351