Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus Strait Boat Cruise with Kucuksu Palace

Duration : (5 hr.) Start at 09:30
Finish at 14:00/15
Departure :: Everyday (All Year Round)
Tour Type: Regular / Group Tour
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 50 Euro - Child (3-7 yrs) 45 Euro
What You Can Expect

Explore the Dolmabahce Palace and get caught up in the royal past of Ottoman Empire. With this guided tour, visit the palace without waiting for the long queue. After visiting the palace, 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 in the morning, you will be taken to the Dolmabahçe Palace. The visit of the Dolmabahçe Palace lasts about 1 and a half hour. After seeing the rooms, halls and the collections of the palace, you will be picked-up by bus.
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, Ciragan 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.
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.
  • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday-Thursday. (This tour is not operate in this days)
  • 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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