Istanbul Bosphorus Strait Boat Cruise Tour

Duration : (2,5 hr.) Start at 11:30
Finish at 14:00/15
Departure :: Everyday (All Year Round)
Tour Type: Regular / Group Tour
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 25 Euro - Child (3-7 yrs) 20 Euro
What You Can Expect

A great way to see Istanbul in a short time. See both European & Asian sides and the most important highlights of the city on the boat cruise in 2 and a half hours. Also have an opportunity to visit an Ottoman palace on the Asian side of Istanbul.

Tour Schedule

After getting picked-up from your hotel, you will be taken to the Eminonu Pier, starting point of boat trip on the Bosphorus. You are going start to sail on the Bosphorus after sailing on the Golden Horn for a few minutes.
Following the European Side of Istanbul, you will sail for about 1 hour till the 2nd bridge on the Bosphorus. On the European Side, you will see many historical monuments and buildings such as; Galata Tower, Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque and Rumeli Fortress.
By the 2nd bridge, you will turn back to the Asian Side of Istanbul and visit Küçüksu Palace which was built in 19th century and used as a hunting lodge by Ottoman Empire.
After visiting the palace for about 45 minutes, you will get on board again to see the Asian Side of the city on the way back.
On the way back, following the Asian Side, you will see Anatolian Fortress, Kuleli Military High School, Beylerbeyi Palace and the Maiden’s Tower.


  • Entrance fee for museum
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Pick-up from your hotel


  • Food & beverage on the boat
  • Drop-off

Important Note

  • Kucuksu Palace is closed on Monday-Thursday and replace with Rumeli Fortress.
  • Rumeli Fortress is closed on Wednesday and replace with Kucuksu Palace.
  • Age 0-2 years old children are free of charge.
  • At last, you will be dropped off at the square, nearby of the Blue Mosque.
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